Tag Archives: isle of man

Trevor Keane: New Celtic eSports League explained

Earlier this week, Trevor Keane, Co-Founder of Celtic eSports, announced plans to launch a new league in Autumn 2016, featuring local players as representatives of football clubs from the top leagues in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Isle of Man. Just a few days on, we caught up with him to find out more about the format of the league, …

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Celtic eSports League aims for Autumn 2016 launch

Trevor Keane, Co-Founder of Celtic eSports, has revealed plans to launch a new league in the Autumn of 2016. The format of the new Celtic eSports League will give local eSports players the chance to represent football clubs from the top leagues in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Isle of Man. Celtic eSports will aim to establish this professionally organise …

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Playtech strengthens corporate advisory with Claire Milne appointed new Non-Executive Director

FTSE-listed gambling technology provider Playtech has strengthened its corporate advisory by confirming Claire Milne as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Milne a gambling and technology legal expert will advise the Playtech board on regulatory compliance as the firm seeks expand its services within new and related sectors.   Milne currently serves as a Senior Partner for Isle of Man law firm …

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Isle of Man GSC investigates TGP Holdings Cheltenham 2016 payment disputes

Responding to numerous customer complaints filed against TGP Holdings’ betting brands 138.com, 12Bet, Fun88 and TLC Bet, relating to closed Cheltenham 2016 winning player accounts. The Isle of Man’s Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC) has announced that it will investigate the matter and TGP operations’ which saw its subsidiary brands close multiple accounts on suspicion of ‘bonus abuse and fraudulent activity’. …

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Punters furious at TGP Holdings Cheltenham 2016 non payout

Isle of Man based sports betting operator TGP Holdings Limited (TGP), has denied multiple accusations from its customers that it has unjustly closed winning accounts relating to this year’s Cheltenham Festival. This weekend, angry racing punters took to social media accusing brands on the TGP platform such as Fun88, 12Bet, TLCBet and 138.com of withholding payouts on Cheltenham 2016 winnings. However …

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Get involved with the Microgaming Soapbox Race

On September 3rd the third annual Microgaming Soapbox Race will take place on the streets of Douglas, Isle of Man and you can join in on the fun. Entries are open now with the chance to build and design your own kart, the whackier the better, take part in the race and contribute to a great cause in the meantime. Prizes …

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Equiom’s Peter Greenhill: ‘a very different player experience required in Asia’

Peter Greenhill, recently recruited as Head of eBusiness by Equiom Group, explains how his new firm fits into the gaming eco-system and why it decided to become a sponsor of the Asian Spring Social, organised by AGBrief and SBC.  SBC: Hi Peter, great to catch up. As a gaming and eBusiness leadership veteran, what attracted you to join the Equiom Group …

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Isle of Man appoints Jonathan Mills as e-Business lead

The Isle of Man Parliament has announced the appointment of Jonathan Mills as new Director of e-Business with immediate effect. Mills takes on the executive position having been Non-Executive Director of Isle of Man based gaming company Veros Digital. A thirty year digital veteran Mills is Chairman of gambling technology provider ABETA (2009-2015), and has served as Managing Director of …

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Big rise in EiG 2015 attendees

EiG 2015 last month set a new benchmark for the iGaming industry event as a record number of countries and attendees gathered at Arena Berlin for three days of insight and networking opportunities. Eighty-three countries were represented at EiG 2015 – a huge increase of more than a third on last year’s total of 61, illustrating the increasingly global appeal …

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Microgaming getting sporty with Basketball Star

Isle of Man-based Microgaming has thrown Basketball Star into the mix this month. Set to a Hip-Hop soundtrack with 243 ways to win, Basketball Star is a 5×3 reel slot showcasing the ever popular Rolling Reels. Three or more scatters trigger up to 25 free spins, with a maximum multiplier trail of 10x. Players can also shoot lucky with the …

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