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Malta implements new ‘Gaming Act’ strengthening player protections & AML Codes

The Maltese Parliament and Chamber of Commerce has approved and implemented the framework of its newly revised ‘Gaming Act’, coming into effect today. The act will establish a new industry anti-money laundering code, alongside further improvements to Malta gambling incumbents’ player protection standards and responsibilities. Furthermore, the Gaming Act has been revised to strengthen the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) position …

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Relax Gaming creates marketing team with two key appointments

Gaming content supplier Relax Gaming has added a duo of experienced industry executives to its ranks, as the firm continues its recent expansion strategies. Creating its first marketing team, Victoria Bonner and Tereza Melicharkova have been welcomed on board as Head of Marketing and Senior Marketing Executive respectively. Bring a wealth of B2B industry experience, having also working together in …

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Platin Gaming appoints Matthijs Vogelenzang as Commercial lead

Tipbet platform and multi-product software services subsidiary Platin Gaming has moved to strengthen its business development arm, confirming the appointment of Matthijs Vogelenzang as new Commercial Director. A seasoned technology and igaming commercial executive, Vogelenzang joins Platin Gaming from industry games developer Pragmatic Play, where he most recently served as European Business Development Manager (2017 – 2018). Vogelenzang will be …

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mybet pushes for sale of B2C digital enterprise

Issuing a market update, the governance of mybet Holdings SE has confirmed that it has secured a non-exclusive ‘term sheet’ (a business arrangement) with a strategic investor ‘outlining the possible sale of its online business’. The Frankfurt Xetra-listed enterprise details that the arrangement has been approved by mybet’s Supervisory Board, which would see the company divest all digital assets operated …

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Betsson unveils new appointment to strengthen Malta relations

Betsson Group has announced the appointment of Roderick Spiteri Schillig as Head of Employer Branding and External Relations. Betsson’s new appointment will be part of the firm’s corporate communications team, and will primarily be tasked with taking care of Betsson Group’s relations with trade media and local media in Malta, acting as the spokesperson for communications matters. He will also …

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Unique clan concept stands out for iGP powered 7 Gods Casino

7 Gods

The Malta-licensed 7 Gods Casino has applied a clan-based ranking system to boost the personalisation and retention of its live casino, slots and poker offering. 7 Gods Casino is a brainchild of Innovaventis, a business and technology consultancy working to bring best breed of modern gamification approaches to iGaming. The casino is powered by Innovaventis’ partner company iGaming Platform (iGP), …

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EU ‘detailed opinion’ delays Malta’s revised Gaming Act

Updating the market, The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has informed that it will delay the introduction of its revised Gaming Act until 1 August 2018. The authority details that a ‘EU member state’ has submitted a detailed opinion to the European Council in relation to its Gaming Act’s legislative mandate, which the MGA will review. ‘This Detailed Opinion has extended …

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Bordeaux Calling! Betclic undertakes recruitment drive for French market comeback

French online gambling group Betclic has confirmed that it intends to hire an additional 100 new employees for its new Bordeaux headquarters. Under the leadership of new Chief Executive Nicolas Béraud, the legacy French online gambling firm has restructured its operations, relocating its head office from Paris to the South West of France. Furthermore, Betclic governance continues to reduce the …

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Pragmatic Play builds ‘studio vision’ acquiring Novomatic’s Extreme Live Gaming

In a move to expand its live play gaming dynamics, Gibraltar-based industry games developer Pragmatic Play has confirmed that it will acquire Extreme Live Gaming from Novomatic Group for an undisclosed fee. Operating out of London and Malta, Extreme Live has formerly served as the live gaming studio property for Austrian multi-national gambling group Novomatic. The confirmed transaction sees Pragmatic …

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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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