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SMP eGaming expands its board following high demand in 2019

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Isle of Man compliance and staff training advisory for igaming businesses SMP eGaming (SMP) has moved to strengthen its Board following a period of significant growth and demand for its services. Updating stakeholders, SMP confirms the appointment of Jade Zorab, Matthew Robbins and Karen Yates as new board members, providing oversight and guidance on SMP’s industry provisions. A company executive …

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MustardBet shuts down business

Isle of Man licensed online bookmaker MustardBet has informed customers that it has ceased trading by issuing a notice of closure across its digital platforms. The bookmaker confirmed that it has begun returning balances back to customers, which it aims to fulfil within the next 72-hours. Closing its wagering markets, MustardBet has been praised for confirming that ‘all unsettled customer bets …

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Microgaming to terminate MPN poker network in 2020

Microgaming, a provider of online gambling games and software systems, has today confirmed that it will move to shut down its ‘Microgaming Poker Network – MPN’ in 2020. The Isle of Man technology incumbent details that its decision follows a review of its current product portfolio strategy, which will see Microgaming close one of online poker’s oldest operating networks. Launched …

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PokerStars decline see The Stars Group reduce IoM headcount

The governance of Toronto TSX-listed The Stars Group Inc has confirmed that it will reduce employee headcount within its Isle of Man office, restructuring its flagship PokerStars online gambling division. Stars Group governance has chosen not to disclose specific figures with regards to staff being made redundant from its Isle of Man offices, which have served as the company’s operational …

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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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