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GVC and Hero become the latest to join Swedish gaming association

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GVC Holdings and Hero Gaming are the two latest gaming operators to join the Swedish industry association Branschföreningen för onlinespel (BOS) which encourages probity, integrity and social responsibility for operators. The membership is set to apply to all gaming brands under the GVC and Hero umbrellas, including GVC’s bwin, PartyPoker and PartyCasino. For Hero, this will cover its Casino Heroes, …

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Lotteritilsynet deepens Norway payment blackout

Norway’s gambling authority Lotteri-og Stiftelsestilsynet (Lotteritilsynet), continues its hardened stance against remote gambling operators, deemed to be illegally targeting national consumers. Upping its command on restricting remote gambling services, this weekend Lotteritilsynet revealed that it had ordered all Norwegian licensed banks to block payment transactions which could be identified for the purposes of online gambling. The Times of Malta reports …

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Kindred on course to fulfilling ‘datacentre independence’ directive

Updating stakeholders on a core corporate initiative, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Kindred Plc has announced that it is a ‘step closer’ towards launching its proprietary global datacentre solution. For the past two-years Kindred has worked in partnership with New York-based next-generation data infrastructure specialists/developers Cockroach Labs DB, aiming to deliver ‘a single, globally geo-distributed platform based on multi‑active datacentre’ supporting …

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Kindred sticks with ‘trusted hand’ Kambi Group for NJ sportsbook provisions

Stockholm-listed online gambling firm Kindred Group Plc has confirmed that it has extended its sports betting platform agreement with Kambi Group Plc, servicing its upcoming New Jersey property. Inbound for 2019, Kindred will launch its first US-centric online gambling property operating under the domain of its flagship Unibet brand. Making its US debut in the Garden State, Unibet US will …

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Hard Rock and Kindred confirmed for inaugural Betting on Sports America

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Hard Rock International, Kindred Group, Missouri Lottery, Mississippi Gaming Commission, Foxwoods, Webis Holdings and the National Council on Problem Gambling are just some of the key organisations to be represented across seven conference tracks at next year’s inaugural Betting on Sports America (23-25 April 2019). Super Early Bird tickets are now available for #bosamerica, which is set to become the …

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Unibet expects big returns from chess revival

Supporting its sponsorship of the FIDE World Chess Championship held at The College London (9-28 November), Unibet details that it will cater the most comprehensive chess markets inventory for its customers. This August, Unibet marketing confirmed that it had become the first betting operator to sponsor a FIDE championship as Norwegian chess master Magnus Carlsen faces American challenger Fabiano Caruana over a 12-round …

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Unibet places ‘responsibility’ at the top of its Belgium agenda

Kindred Group’s flagship online sports betting brand Unibet, has announced the launch of its new Belgian advertising campaign ‘Faites le bon choix –  Jouez Responsable’ – placing safer gambling at the forefront its market communications. Translated as ‘Make the right choice – gamble responsibly’ – Kindred marketing seeks to highlight the various tools available to Unibet Belgium customers to help …

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Savvy Kindred maintains ‘World Cup momentum’ despite new tax pressures

Publishing its Q3 2018 trading update (period ending 30 September), Stockholm-listed online gambling firm Kindred Group Plc declares that it is confident of delivering on its full-year corporate expectations and projects. Updating investors, Kindred details that it has maintained its strong post-World Cup Russia 2018 momentum, with group-wide customer activity up 25%. Detailing a further robust quarter, Kindred records period …

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Big Rethink – Reputation matters when trying to capture top talent

As industry leaders and investors place a higher emphasis on developing technology-led enterprises, can betting stakeholders secure talent and develop employee resources competing within a global marketplace? The ‘Big Rethink’ panel at the 2018 ‘Betting on Sports Conference’ examined the complex subject matter of industry talent and enterprise development amid changing business and social values. Opening discussions, panel moderator Kelly …

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Championship hopefuls and 32Red show support for Responsible Gambling Week

Championship promotion hopefuls Middlesbrough FC and principal partner 32Red are getting behind next month’s Responsible Gambling Week. The club has become the first the English Football League side to sign up to the cross-industry initiative, with both partys emphasising that they are “keen to show their support in delivering the message”. The show of support comes after the pair unveiled …

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