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MGA streamlines RTP % to allow licensees more flexibility servicing European markets.

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has announced that it will streamline all return-to-player % (RTP %) across online and land-based games offered by licensed operators.  The decision will see the MGA lower its existing RTP percentage from 92% to 85% – the regulator’s established threshold for land-based gambling premises.  The MGA stated that its new RTP ratio requirement had been …

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Keep to core business: How Internet Vikings is handling hosting

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Having a physical server in a data center is not “core business”. Now, this is a stance which could be attributed to so many companies offering any sort of online service, but it definitely applies to igaming operators increasingly pressured in so many other key areas. As part of this exclusive interview for SBC, Internet Vikings founder Rickard Vikström spoke …

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Internet Vikings cements hosting position with Malta data center

Internet Vikings cements hosting position with Malta data center

Malta has become the latest ‘point of presence’ in the fast-growing global network of data centers operated by Internet Vikings, strengthening its position as a frontrunner in the field of cloud hosting for the iGaming industry. Following its most recent deployment in Singapore, Internet Vikings can now provide services to Maltese-licensed companies via the new virtualisation platform – a first …

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Videoslots promotes ‘customer expert’ Peter Sjoberg to COO

Videoslots has confirmed the promotion of Peter Sjoberg to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), as the Malta-based online casino operator continues to restructure its executive leadership ranks. Sjoberg has served as Videoslots Director of Customer Services since 2018, leading a +50 staff team overseeing Videoslots customer care and compliance duties.     An expert in the day-to-day management of …

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SBC to resume live events with CasinoBeats Summit 2021

SBC’s live events programme is set to make its much-anticipated return with the ‘CasinoBeats Summit 2021′ conference and exhibition at the InterContinental in St Julian’s, Malta on 13-15 July. The dedicated igaming industry event will take place in a special integrated live and online format, with a selection of senior executives and decision makers attending in person and a wider international audience joining …

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BETBY upgrades all sportsbook layout UX components

BETBY has announced a series of UX-focused functionality upgrades boosting the quality of its client interface and overall customer engagement. The Malta-based sportsbook software and platform provider said it has ‘reimagined all engagement components’ of standard sportsbook layouts to provide deeper customisation for its clients.  Improvements see BETBY deliver a fully responsive user interface, supported with decluttered on-site navigation and …

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Betsson rewards trust in the community as sponsor of the Malta Social Impact Awards 

Betsson AB has renewed its principal sponsorship of the ‘Malta Social Impact Awards’ (MSIA Awards), which recognises the non-profit organisations and charitable institutions that have progressed the island’s environmental and social sustainability.  For a fourth consecutive year, Betsson will serve as title sponsor of the MSIA awards – an event organised by Maltese charitable organisations The Gasan Group and Inspirasia …

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Videoslots appoints Ulle Skottling as Deputy CEO

Videoslots.com has confirmed the promotion of Chief Operations Officer Ulle Skottling to the position of Deputy CEO. The executive has served as Videoslots COO since 2016, having joined the Malta-based firm from former Stockholm-listed games developer NetEnt AB, where he served as Deputy Managing Director and Head of Account Management (2014-2016). As Deputy CEO, Skottling will be charged with ‘building …

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Mishcon de Reya issues Brexit warning on unsettled data transfer rights

London law firm Mishcon de Reya has issued a notice to its online gambling partners highlighting further Brexit concerns on data protection rights, staff employment and services contracts impacting the industry. Online gambling has faced less friction than other sectors (travel, exports, entertainment) when adapting to the UK’s post-EU future, as the majority of operators undertook significant operational changes during the …

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Kindred promotes Andreas Reimblad to group sportsbook lead 

Kindred Group Plc has confirmed the internal promotion of Andreas Reimblad who will assume the senior management position of Group Head of Sportsbook.  Reimblad will take over from former incumbent Erik Backlund, who was promoted to Chief Product Officer (CPO) of the Stockholm-listed online gambling group last year. Mirroring his predecessor, Kindred stated that Reimblad had proven his capacity and …

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