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Unibet signs ‘Mozart of Chess’ Magnus Carlsen as brand ambassador

Unibet, the flagship European sportsbook property of Kindred Group Plc, has signed Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen as a ‘Global Brand Ambassador’. Carlsen has joined the bookmaker’s stable of sporting figureheads to promote fair play and responsible gambling. Nicknamed the ‘Mozart of Chess’, Carlsen – a Grandmaster since the age of 13 – has reigned in all formats of the game …

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SBC continues to grow media operation with SlotBeats addition

SBC has continued to grow to its news network with the launch of SlotBeats, sister site to leading online and land-based casino news portal CasinoBeats.  SlotBeats is the latest addition to SBC’s expanding media operation, which includes websites that attract a monthly audience of more than 170,000 unique visitors from the gambling and sports industries, as well as the SBC …

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New academic study details new insights on player deposit limits

The academic journal on ‘Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking’ has published insights and learnings from a study reviewing ‘the effects of voluntary deposit limit-setting on long-term online gambling expenditure’. The study undertaken by the research team of Michael Auer, Niklas Hopfgartner and Mark D. Griffiths (Nottingham Trent University) evaluates the efficiency of responsible gambling tools in which customers set predetermined …

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DCMS ‘very angry’ over FA streaming rights deal

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has weighed in on the debate surrounding the Football Association’s streaming rights, with Sports Minister Nigel Adams saying that the government is ‘very angry’ with the current arrangement. Reported by the BBC, Adams has confirmed that the government is due to be holding talks with the FA regarding the sale of its …

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Rooney links with 32Red for ‘Stay In Control’ series

Former England captain Wayne Rooney has collaborated with 32Red as the firm emphasises its focus on responsible gambling with the launch of its ‘Stay In Control’ series. The opening episode of the series saw Rooney joined by former football league midfielder Scott Davies, who currently does extensive work in promoting the risks of gambling with Epic Risk Management.  Hosted at …

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Home market adjustments impact Kindred’s YTD profits

Replicating market-wide trends, Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc cannot escape ‘challenging core market conditions’ as the company continues to experience headwinds in Sweden and the Netherlands. Publishing its latest year-to-date interim trading statement (unaudited period Jan-Sep 2019), Kindred maintains a positive revenue momentum at £677 million (YTD2018: £ 658m) – as governance underlines ‘strong locally licensed revenue growth at 33%’, highlighting growth …

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Unibet Australia seeks deeper brand narrative with ‘It Pays to Speak Sport’

Kindred Group’s online sportsbook subsidiary Unibet Australia has launched its new multi-media advertising campaign ‘It Pays to Speak Sport’ to differentiate its brand from existing market incumbents. The high definition campaign, which is narrated by Unibet Australia Ambassadors Brian Fletcher an NRL commentator and cricket counterpart Mark ‘Junior’ Waugh, has been developed by Sydney-based creative marketing agency AnalogFolk. In its campaign …

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Dutch KSA fines Kindred €470K for breaching 1964 conditions

Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc has been fined €470,000 by the Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) in relation to breaching legislative terms set by the ‘1964 Gambling Act’. Kindred said that the Dutch KSA has sanctioned the penalty to Malta-based trading subsidiary Trannel International Ltd for accepting wagers from Dutch customers in violation of 1964 Gambling Act regulatory provisions. The European operator details …

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US agenda sees Kindred Group deepen SG Digital systems partnership

Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) confirms that it’s online gambling technology subsidiary SG Digital will power the US online casino platform and systems provisions of Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc. Updating the market, SG Digital informs that Kindred has selected its Open Gaming System (OGS) and Open Platform System (OPS) as lead technology and content solution for its US market profile. …

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Henrik Tjärnström – Kindred will reap benefits of its ‘local appeal’

Speaking to Kindred Group Plc investors, Group CEO Henrik Tjärnström said that the Stockholm-listed online gambling group will demonstrate its capacity as it arrives at its ‘peak season’ of activity, entering the closing months of 2019. Tjärnström acknowledged a tough but anticipated H1 2019 trading period, in which Kindred has undertaken significant adjustments to realign its operations to be compliant …

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