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Kindred Group opens doors of Tigne Point Malta office

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Kindred Group Plc has opened its new office in Tigne Point Malta, merging its two operational offices within a hi-tech environment. Kindred governance had previously detailed that a relocation was needed to accommodate its growing Malta operational headcount which had reached +400 employees. “Kindred Group continues to outpace the gambling market in terms of growth and …

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Betway promotes compliance lead Roger Parkes as new board member

Betway has moved to expand its corporate governance team, confirming the appointment of Roger Parkes as new Director of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs. Parkes has led Betway Group corporate compliance and licensing initiatives since 2015 and has previously served as Senior Sector lead for the UK Gambling Commission (2014-2015). The promotion will see Parkes join the Betway Limited board, which …

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Dunder nets Bristol City shirt sponsorship

Championship football side Bristol City FC has confirmed online casino operator Dunder as ‘Principal Sponsor’ for season 2018/19. The Malta-based online gambling firm will act as the official shirt sponsor of ‘The Robins’ as they attempt secure promotion to the Premier League for the first time in the football club’s history. Dunder replaces construction company Lancer Scott as Bristol City’s …

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Ulrik Bengtsson confirms William Hill’s Malta opening

Ulrik Bengtsson, new Chief Digital Officer of William Hill, has confirmed that the FTSE betting group will open a new satellite office in the EU-jurisdiction of Malta. Speaking to Maltese news sources, Bengtsson who last February was confirmed as William Hill’s new group digital leader, stated that the betting firm would open a ‘small initial organisation’. The Malta office will be …

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Comms pro Annika Billberg joins RakeTech corporate advisory

Industry affiliate marketing network RakeTech has confirmed the appointment of Annika Billberg as a new member of its Board of Directors. Advising RakeTech’s corporate strategy, Billberg is a seasoned leadership executive in media, communications and commercial development. Billberg currently serves as Chief Brand & Communications Officer for Stockholm-listed financial services and credit management firm Intrum SA. Christian Lundberg, Raketech Chairman, …

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bet365 confirms Malta expansion but slams ‘wholly inaccurate’ reports

The governance of bet365 has confirmed that it will open a new operations-led office in Malta, but has downplayed weekend news as ‘inaccurate speculation’ regarding its motives. The stoke-based enterprise, responded to an article published by The Sunday Times of Malta, detailing that bet365 would move some 1,000 Gibraltar employees to Malta, as it prepares for Brexit impacts. For its …

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Rob Ripley: Bringing the Twin buzz to life in Malta

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Rob Ripley is ready to bring “more and more amazing people” on board at Twin, after becoming the Malta-based casino’s new Talent Acquisition & HR Manager. We caught up with Ripley to find out what convinced him to make the move, how he will draw on previous experiences in his new role, what he sees as the biggest HR challenges …

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Malta moves to power-up MGA with Gaming Act revamp

Malta’s Parliament has approved new provisions to be added to its national ‘Gaming Act’, which will move to strengthen the Maltese Gaming Authority‘s powers to enforce industry compliance, standards and regulatory guidelines on gambling/betting stakeholders. The revision of Gaming Act, will deliver a new regulatory mandate for Malta gambling enterprises to adhere to, primarily focusing on strengthening the industry’s anti-money-laundering …

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Catena Media hits ‘peak performance’ as company begins 2020 journey

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate network Catena Media has reported its ‘best ever trading quarter’ as the company progresses on its 2020 vision. Publishing its Q1 trading update (period ending 31 March), Catena reports a corporate revenue increase of €23,9 million (Q1 2017: €15,2 million). The Stockholm enterprise details a period of high activity across its network assets, in which Catena delivered …

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Pinnacle withdraws UKGC licence application

Updating its social media channels, Malta & Curacao-licensed online betting operator Pinnacle (Pinnacle.com) has confirmed that it will no longer be seeking a UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) licence. The low-margin bookmaker published the following update on its Twitter feed and Facebook group. Customer announcement: Pinnacle has withdrawn its licence application to the UK Gambling Commission. pic.twitter.com/hXuCfFW1K7 — Pinnacle (@PinnacleSports) May …

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