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Malta Entrepreneurs’ recognise achievement of NetRefer & Raphael Arnold

Industry marketing and affiliate software provider NetRefer has been recognised for its contribution to Malta enterprise and innovation at the ‘2017 Malta Best Entrepreneur Awards’.     Hosted at the Rabat Verdala Palace, NetRefer won three award prizes; ‘Best Technology Entrepreneur’, ‘Best Innovation in Research’ and the most prestigious award of the evening; ‘The Overall Best Entrepreneur of the Year’. …

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Fredrik Elmqvist – Yggdrasil Gaming – A customer first approach that makes iSENSE

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Yggdrasil Gaming CEO Fredrik Elmqvist spoke to SBC News about building its own platform iSENSE, the challenges of local regulation and the thinking behind its slightly obscure company name. SBC: What does it take to take a gaming developer brand from an unknown entity and newcomer in the space to one that’s well known and respected? FE: Innovation, creativity and …

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MGA seeks to overhaul Malta Gambling Framework

Updating industry stakeholders, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published a white paper proposing a number of reforms to its national Gaming Legal Framework. The MGA wants to overhaul and repeal all its existing legislation, by streamlining provisions under a ‘singular primary Act of Parliament’ entitled the Gaming Act. Moving forward the MGA would act as ‘the single regulator’ for …

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Regulated market expansion sees NetEnt deliver H1 solid growth & profits

Publishing its H1 2017 interim trading results (period ending 31 June), Stockholm-listed industry content and games developer NetEnt has detailed a strong commercial momentum, recording growth across its core metrics. Updating investors, NetEnt governance stated that H1 had delivered ‘solid growth’ for its verticals, with the company hitting H1 revenues of SEK 805 million, up 15% on corresponding H1 2016’s SEK …

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Full-on 2016 sees Smarkets reach record highs

Publishing its 2016 Annual Report, online betting exchange Smarkets has declared its ‘best year in business’ posting significant key metric growth on wagering, revenues and increased profits. A busy 2016 which saw Smarkets wagering boosted by Euro 2016, a record Cheltenham Festival and political outcomes such as the EU Referendum and US Presidential Election, saw the company record more than …

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Malta MGA wants industry stakeholders to get smart on new EU-wide anti-money laundering rules.

Issuing a market update, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published a joint industry consultation with the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) detailing forthcoming changes to EU-wide business policy relating to ‘anti-money laundering and combatting the funding of terrorism (AML/CFT) requirements’. The document highlights provisions set by the European Parliament and Council on new regulations relating to the prevention of …

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Global Gaming strengthens its executive team amidst expansion

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Global Gaming has appointed Mark Wadsworth as a member of its executive team as the company looks to to support the recent expansion in Malta. Wadsworth joins the firm as Director of the Group’s companies in Malta. Here he will head up two new major development projects. Prior to joining, Wadsworth worked at Betsson in the role of Head of Platform. He worked across …

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Betting Gods fills a Void with monthly betting magazine in Malta

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Betting Gods has partnered with Void Ltd to a create a monthly magazine which provides the Maltese betting public with increased access to sports news and accurate betting predictions. The proposed magazine, which is yet to be named, will provide a wealth of knowledge to readers, including up-to-date sports news, betting previews, tips and gambling industry content. It will be …

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Matching Visions: Betting Gods forms synergy based partnership

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Malta based affiliate network Matching Visions has acquired a thirty percent share in Betting Gods, in a bid to accelerate the growth and expansion of the professional tipster service. Betting Gods, ranked 2nd of all betting companies on Trustpilot worldwide for its in-depth betting advice, has confirmed the news ahead of both the Amsterdam Affiliate Conference and its official full …

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Confident Aspire Global set for Stockholm Nasdaq listing

Malta and Tel Aviv-based industry white label and turnkey platform provider Aspire Global has been approved listing on the Stockholm Nasdaq First North Premier market. The firm now plans to make its initial public offering next Friday 7 July setting a target price of SEK 30 per share on the Stockholm Nasdaq. Aspire governance has detailed that it will initially …

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