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EU publishes 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive

The European Union 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive has been officially published in the European Journal. The scope of the 4th Directive is wider than its predecessor and covers all gambling services, it will review and revamp the UK Money Laundering Regulations which were established 2007. The 4th Directive will, however, allow Member States to exempt sectors on the basis of proven low risk posed by the …

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Camelot forms optimisation partnership with Maxymiser

Camelot UK, operator of the UK National Lottery, has partnered with marketing optimisation specialists Maxymiser to improve customer experience, user journey and the marketing data insights on Camelot UK’s digital inventory. Operated by Camelot, the National Lottery website is one of the top 10 e-commerce sites in the UK, with over 7 million registered players. “As the National Lottery website …

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EIG Berlin calls out all start-ups

EIG Berlin welcomes all start-up Submissions until 12 September for it’s annual START-UP LAUNCHPAD EiG Berlin’s focus on fresh thinking and innovative solutions for the gambling and igaming sectors,  offers start-ups the opportunity to showcase in front of key industry and business decision makers. Competing start-ups will be asked to detail their approaches to the gaming sector and discuss the …

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Pentasia – iGaming News & Analysis – What’s your Take?

April Loft, Content Manager at Pentasia Recruitment, points out that there is often several sides to the same story, depending on where you read about it. iGaming is well served by its industry press and there are a number of publications offering news and analysis on topical trends and events. But with each publication offering its own take, it can …

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SBC Report – Sam Cooke – World Cup 2014 – Twitter’s Leading Role

Both the importance, and the potential, of a brand harnessing an effective social media campaign on Twitter at the World Cup just gone by was crystal clear long before it began. The previous competition, that of South Africa in 2010 was, stated Tom Wiltshire, head of the site’s World Cup campaign, the “largest period of sustained activity for any event …

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Betdigital eyes potential sale

Industry news sources report that Oxford based interactive gaming platform and games content providers Betdigital, have received acquisition offers from numerous interested parties. EGR Magazine reported that the supplier of interactive gaming platforms and content, had been approached by several leading gambling B2B and B2X suppliers. The news source further comments that acquiring parties are interested in Betdigital’s proprietary technology …

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Denise Coates sets up £100 million charitable foundation

Denise Coates, founder of the UK bookmaker Bet365, has set up a £100m charitable foundation. This follows the recent success of the Stoke based operator which saw profits more than double last year. The firm announced pre-tax profits of £319m compared to the previous year’s total of £148m. This figure also takes account for £5m in losses in relation to …

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bet365 reports company profits of £213 million

Growth in in-play and mobile betting saw bet365 operating profits increase by 81% during the latest financial year (12 months ending March 2014). Bet365 posted gaming turnover of £1.30 billion on all product verticals, reporting an increase of 38% on 2013 figures. The Stoke based operator saw growth on all its gaming verticals. Pre-tax profits rose by more than 44 …

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Finnish Cabinet Committee Set to Punish Unregulated Operators

Finland’s Cabinet Committee of Economic Policy shed outlines of new measures designed to strengthen the country’s gambling state monopoly. New measures are set to be implemented in order to deter and punish unregulated operators targeting the Finnish market and breaching the current rules and regulations of the Finnish Lotteries Act. The Committee are set to have a special emphasis on …

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SBC Interview – Chris North Talks GamCrowd iGaming Funding

SBC business correspondent Mark McGuinness caught up with businessman and industry entrepreneur Chris North to chat about his latest venture, GamCrowd which looks to disrupt the traditional way start-ups and existing companies seek funding and investment in the gambling sector. GamCrowd is a specialist igaming crowd funding platform, GamCrowd aims to bring better funding, industry knowledge,  to entrepreneurs and investors …

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