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Rank clears UKGC hurdle in takeover of Stride Gaming

Closing trading on Friday 20 September, the governance of London Stock Exchange-listed Rank Group Plc sanctioned a formal update on the firm’s acquisition of London AIM-listed Stride Gaming Plc. Updating deal stakeholders, Rank governance confirms that its shareholder approved £115 million acquisition of Stride Gaming has met the requisites of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). In November 2018, Daub Alderney …

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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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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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Football Index taking stock of player performances

No doubt inspired by the brief popularity around Celebdaq and Popex 10 years ago, new venture Football Index plans to bring real money betting into predicting the value of football players based on performances and column inches. Scott Longley explains. The philosophical links between gambling and playing the stock market are well-known and stretch way beyond the accusations about casino …

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Isle of Man’s MM&C Jersey-bound

Isle of Man’s marketing and communications agency MM&C  has opened an office in Jersey to offer its expertise and experience to the island’s rapidly growing iGaming sector. The Douglas-based company already has an international reputation in iGaming with a client portfolio including 123bet, Betinternet.com, BetStars.com, Racing2day.com, Link2win, Picklive, Sportmarket, and Supervivo. Manx Telecom, a leading hosting provider for global brands …

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Jersey eGaming Hits Milestone of Over 100 Enquiries in First 21 Days

Jersey eGaming received in excess of 100 enquiries in 21 days following the Island’s launch as an eGaming jurisdiction, with several licence applications already in process. In response to enquiries since its January launch, Jersey eGaming has been demonstrating how the eGaming industry has evolved since the ‘90s into a regulated, global, multi million-dollar business, and what Jersey can offer …

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Jersey becomes newest tier one eGaming jurisdiction to exhibit at ICE 2015

Jersey eGaming (Channel Islands) has announced that it will be exhibiting at ICE 2015 Total Gaming on 3rd-5th February 2015, at Excel London. Following recent changes to it’s eGaming offering, Jersey is the newest tier-one eGaming jurisdiction to emerge, offering lost cost, high quality services. Key features of Jersey’s eGaming proposition include: Providing the cheapest tier one jurisdiction license costs …

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Spike in customer acquisition via social network

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Online gaming strategy specialist ThinkGaming has reported an increase in the number of gaming companies using Facebook and Twitter to generate new customer acquisitions. The Jersey-based consultancy states that, due to major advancements, more and more gaming companies are reaping the benefits of the advanced tactics provided by the social media sites and are launching new mobile app suite products …

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Attractive Jersey is an option for operators

A Jersey-based online gaming consultancy is encouraging the industry to consider the lucrative opportunities the Channel Island has to offer as a jurisdiction. Phil Shaw set up Think Gaming Limited in Jersey in response to the brand new and highly competitive eGaming licensing framework available for companies relocating to the Island. He explained: “Jersey is one of the world’s major …

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