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LeoVegas ups German profile and presence in 2018

Stockholm-listed online gambling group LeoVegas AB has moved to expand its presence within the German market, confirming the acquisition of Malta-based firm World of Sportsbetting Ltd for €2.6 million. The strategic acquisition sees LeoVegas secure World of Sportsbetting assets which holds both a sports betting licence and casino licence in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. Undertaking the transaction through its …

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Lucky LeoVegas punter wins big on Yggdrasil’s Joker Millions

One lucky European player is celebrating, after scooping a huge €1,917,485 jackpot last week. The individual, from Norway, was playing on LeoVegas’ mobile site, when he won the huge amount through Yggdrasil Gaming’s Joker Millions slot. Dropping the progressive jackpot last week, it is the latest in a line of major jackpots paid out by the online and mobile casino …

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LeoVegas upgrades listing to main Nasdaq Stockholm exchange

European online gambling group LeoVegas AB has announced that it has been approved to upgrade its share listing onto the main Nasdaq Stockholm market. The approval granted by Stockholm’s listing authority, sees LeoVegas upgrade its share listing from the mid-cap First North Premier to the main Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange. Updating investors, LeoVegas governance announced that it expects to end First …

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Winning Post – UK remote growth a margin call?

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: remote market – Supernormal margins, not supernormal growth… 2017 has been a year of mixed messages for UK remote gambling. A number of commentators have referred to …

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LeoVegas expands UK vision with £65 million IPS acquisition

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group LeoVegas AB continues its strategic UK expansion confirming the acquisition of all related assets of Intellectual Property & Software Limited (IPS). Updating the market, LeoVegas governance confirms that it will acquire IPS assets outright for a total consideration of £65 million, securing the following UK-centric online casino properties; 21.co.uk, Slotboss, Bet UK and UK Casino. …

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Authentic Gaming and Foxwoods strike landmark live casino partnership

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Live casino operator Authentic Gaming has struck up a major partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino to live-stream roulette games from its casino floor to online players.  The deal marks the first time live casino players in Europe and around the world will be able to access live table games from the floor of a US land-based casino via the supplier’s …

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LeoVegas promotes Jarl Modén to Group CPO

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed online gambling operator LeoVegas Group AB has confirmed the promotion of Jarl Modén to the senior executive position of Chief Product Officer (CPO). Modén has been a LeoVegas product executive since 2014, acting as a key stakeholder in a number of group projects and tech developments. Modén most recently held the position of Head of Product …

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bet365 lands fourth consecutive bookmaker of the year award at SBC Awards

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Sports betting giant bet365 capped a triumphant night at the SBC Awards by collecting the headline Bookmaker of the Year prize for the fourth year in a row. Having also been crowned Football Bookmaker of the Year and Mobile Bookmaker of the Year, the Stoke-based operator only narrowly missed out on a fourth prize after William Hill beat it to …

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Kambi continues regulated market strategy with Sun International deal

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Kambi Group has signed a ‘multi-channel agreement,’ to provide its sportsbook and technology services to gaming and hospitality group Sun International. The South Africa facing online sportsbook currently operate SunBet.co.za, and will migrate to the Kambi end-to-end sports betting solution, supported by a Bede Gaming backend platform, before launching into additional markets. Kristian Nylén, CEO of Kambi, said: “We are …

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LeoVegas playing it safe with Canaries sleeve sponsorship

Leading online casino and sportsbook LeoVegas has launched LeoSafePlay, a new initiative designed to promote responsible gaming, and has acquired the services of Norwich City Football Club to help launch it. The club, nicknamed The Canaries due to their bright yellow strip, wore the LeoSafePlay logo on their shirt sleeve during the Carabao Cup fourth round match away to Arsenal …

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