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Cheap and deep Pokerstars MEGASTACK heads to Malta

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Malta’s Portomaso Casino is to see a return of the Pokerstars MEGASTACK series, following a successful stop earlier this year. The addition to the schedule will see the grassroots tournament stage it’s €40,000 guaranteed main event between 19-22 October, with online satellites running from September 24 to October 18. Aimed at delivering live poker at a low cost, the appeal …

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Maris Bonello: Kindred Group – Industry Responsibility should always be a long term investment

 On 20 September Kindred Group Plc will host its second ‘Responsible Gaming Conference’ in Malta discussing the industry’s current context with regards to player protections and consumer responsibilities. Kindred integrity manager Maris Bonello a key stakeholder of the ‘Responsible Gaming Conference’, speaks to SBC on Kindred social responsibility initiatives amid changing industry dynamics and new pressures.   _________________________ SBC: Hi …

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Pragmatic Play given the go ahead in Spain and Portugal

After being approved to operate in the UK last April, Slots developer Pragmatic Play has now been certified in both the Spanish and Portuguese markets. The news comes after both the Spanish Directorate General for the Regulation of Gambling (DGOJ) and the Portuguese Gambling Inspection and Regulation Service (SRIJ) have approved the company’s online games for distribution. Yossi Barzely, head …

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‘Next Chapter’…Malta MGA licence approval sees Sportito target Germany

Daily fantasy sports operator Sportito has accelerated its international expansion by securing a Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) ‘Online Gambling Licence’. Having gained Malta MGA approval, Sportito confirms that it will now push to launch its DFS services for the German market. Sportito expands its European licensing provisions, which further includes a UK Gambling Commission operator licence secured in 2016. Following …

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Tipbet upgrades in-store systems & software

Malta-based German sports betting group Tipbet has informed that it has upgraded its in-store terminal systems across its entire retail portfolio, with a view to enhancing ‘customer usability and staff efficiency’.  The upgrade follows the launch of the Tipbet 2.0 software across all platforms; terminals, cash-points and websites. Announcing the launch, Tipbet management stated that it wanted its franchisees to …

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Catena Media migrates to Stockholm Nasdaq market

Updating the market, industry affiliate marketing and player acquisition firm Catena Media has informed that it has been approved for the listing of its shares on the Stockholm Nasdaq main market. The company now awaits final approval from the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority to complete its full listings migration from Nasdaq North Premier to the larger Stockholm Nasdaq. Catena governance …

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Yggdrasil hails ‘accelerated performance’ securing 24 new clients during H1 2017

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Presenting its H1 2017 interim results, industry games provider Yggdrasil Gaming has detailed a strong momentum to its commercial operations driven by ‘accelerated growth’ as the company has secured 24 new partner operators during the period. Updating the market, Yggdrasil governance would declare a 116% increase in corporate revenues to SEK 74 million (€7 million – H1 2016: SEK 34 …

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Scale focused Catena Media posts H1 2017 revenue & profits boost

Powered by the growth in scalability of its industry affiliate networks, Stockholm-listed Catena Media has detailed a strong H1 2017 performance (period ending 30 June). Updating investors, Catena would record total H1 2017 group revenues of €30 million, representing an increase 78% on corresponding 2016’s €17 million. Having grown its affiliate networks through strategic M&As, Catena governance is confident of …

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Betting Gods completes full relocation to Malta

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Professional sports tipster network Betting Gods is now “100% based and operating” from Malta, effective from 31 July 2017. Betting Gods, which delivers free daily tips and previews from a wide range of professional tipsters to over 70,000 punters, has moved its base from Derby to the former fishing town of St Julian’s on the eastern coast of Malta, alongside …

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GoWild prepares for UK launch having gained UKGC licensing

A relaunched GoWild Gaming is preparing to enter the UK online gambling market have been granted a Remote Gambling Operating License by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). The news of GoWild’s UK market entry follows a busy H1 2017 period for the operator, in which the company opened offices in Malta and launched its new services utilising its proprietary in-house …

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