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MannBenham forms ‘specific advisory’ for transforming global gambling marketplace

Isle of Man-based law firm MannBenham has announced the formation of a new igaming-specific legal advisory, offering counsel on the changing dynamics impacting the global gambling sector. The advisory has been developed by MannBenham to offer legal advice on new disciplines such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies, alongside further guidance on changing compliance directives impacting all industry stakeholders. In its statement, …

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BetConstruct granted Isle of Man B2B Software Supplier Licence

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Guided by the SMP eGaming licensing team, BetConstruct has become one of the first software developers to be granted a new Software Supplier Licence from the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC). Upon securing the Software Suppliers licence, BetConstruct will have its gaming and betting solutions added to the British Crown Dependency’s GSC game register. As a result, the …

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Luckbox strengthens ID verification measures with HooYu partnership

In another landmark move for the startup, Luckbox has entered into a partnership with ID verification specialists HooYu which will provide its esports customers with HooYu’s Identify solution. The move comes as Luckbox prepares for its full product launch, with the esports betting platform having recently been awarded a full gambling licence in the Isle of Man. HooYu’s Identify solution …

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SBTech builds comprehensive compliance framework with SMP eGaming

Sports betting technology and platform provider SBTech has become the latest industry incumbent to strengthen its corporate compliance frameworks and resources with Isle of Man strategic consultancy SMP eGaming. Updating the market, SBTech governance informs that it has contracted SMP eGaming to develop a tailored compliance staff and management training programme on compliance disciplines. In its mandate, SMP eGaming will deliver …

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Lars Lien: Luckbox ready for disruption in 2019

For sector incumbents, 2018 will be remembered as the year of US market liberalisation, continued multi-billion M&A activity, record UKGC penalties, FOBTs reductions and strained relationships between betting and its wider stakeholders (media, the community, politics, governing bodies etc…) Amid all this mayhem, the sector has seen little with regards to fresh blood, delivering much needed new propositions and perspectives. …

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Growing regulatory demands see FSB call for an SMP Compliance Academy

Seeking to strengthen its compliance operating frameworks and procedures, sports betting platform provider FSB Tech has recruited SMP eGaming to develop its specific ‘Compliance Academy’ training program. Specialists in multi-jurisdictional licensing, regulatory auditing and AML frameworks, SMP will develop a Compliance Academy program for FSB fulfilling the demands, provisions and requisites of operating an effective and compliant online betting platform. …

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Development continues for Luckbox with Omega partnership

In its latest major product development milestone, esports betting operator Luckbox has agreed a deal with renowned platform provider OMEGA Systems. The partnership comes after Luckbox announced earlier in the month that it had been awarded a full gambling licence in the Isle of Man. As part of the newly formed deal, OMEGA Systems will provide the core of the …

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Luckbox first esports betting operator to secure IOM OGRA licence

New industry incumbent Luckbox, has confirmed that it has become the ‘first cryptocurrency-supported esports betting platform to be awarded an operator licence by the Isle of Man government.’ Luckbox secures its IOM licence through holding company Real Time Games Limited, which received an Online Gambling Regulation Act (OGRA) accreditation, issued by the jurisdiction’s Gaming Supervision Commission. “The OGRA ensures operators …

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Joe Jennings’ Richard Peett – Retail operations in an online jurisdiction

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Now in its 57th year of operations Joe Jennings bookmakers, established in 1961 in Harlow, Essex, currently in its third generation, has grown to see its operations located across 15 betting offices. Operating in a smattering of locations across its home territory, its retail estate also stretches offshore to both Jersey and the Isle of Man, the latter of which …

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SBC and CasinoBeats announce Isle of Man social event

As the opening match of the World Cup kicks off on 14th June, SBC Global is inviting the Isle of Man online gaming community to an early evening of drinks, nibbles and networking in the heart of Douglas. Held at The Railway, on North Quay, the SBC Isle of Man Social is an opportunity for some casual networking for the …

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