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Games Global completes ‘bold entrance’ with Microgaming acquisition

Newly established European gaming industry player Games Global has finalised its acquisition of several Microgaming assets, as the provider goes live to make its market debut.  Although financial terms of the agreement have not been fully disclosed by either party, it has been confirmed that Games Global has been granted regulatory approval for the purchase of Microgaming’s distribution business and …

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Gaming Industry For Ukraine secures £190k in donations

The gambling industry’s fundraiser to support the Ukrainian public, Gaming Industry for Ukraine, has made strides towards achieving its £250,000 target. Issuing an update this morning, the initiative – which provides financial backing to the Choose Love charity’s Ukraine Crisis Fundraiser – detailed that it has secured £190,000 in donations from betting operators in the past week.  Companies to have …

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B90 Holdings secures Entercreation’s online sportsbook and casino unit

Gaming industry online marketing and operating company B90 Holdings will acquire the operations, domain and business IP of Entercreation Limited’s Spinbookie.com online sportsbook and casino. The total consideration for the transaction will initially consist of 8.6 million in new ordinary shares of nil par value in the capital of B90, with a further 8.6 million issued to Entercreation should the …

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Microgaming confirms John Coleman CEO exit to be replaced by Andrew Clucas

Microgaming has announced a ‘changing of the guard’ as long-term executive John Coleman has chosen to end his tenure as Chief Executive of the online casino games and software supplier.  Coleman will be succeeded by Microgaming Chief Operations Officer (COO) Andrew Clucas who has been elected to serve as inbound CEO. A stalwart of Microgaming’s executive leadership team, Coleman had …

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BGC initiates ‘Take Time to Think’ campaign to replace ‘When the Fun Stops, Stop’

BGC pledges to maintain safer gambling momentum

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has replaced its long-running ‘When the Fun Stops, Stop’ campaign with a new safer gambling slogan, ‘Take Time to Think’. A series of TV advertisements depicting customers paying mid-play before considering the use of safer gambling tools will kickstart the campaign, the messaging of which will be adopted across operator’s online and retail channels. …

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SBC Leaders: We must not homogenise the Latin American market

Latin America is a region which has caught the attention of many looking to expand their international footprint over the last few years. But when looking at this market, betting operators must be wary of homogenising the region according to Logrand Entertainment COO Lenin Castillo. In the front-cover interview for the latest edition of SBC Leaders magazine, which is available …

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Player lands world record €19.4m online slot win on Napoleon

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A Belgian player on Napoleon Sports & Casino has become the biggest ever single spin online slot winner after landing a jackpot of more than €19.4 million on Microgaming title Absolootly Mad™ Mega Moolah. The player, who wishes to remain anonymous, took the jackpot from just a €15 stake. “The feeling at that moment is just indescribable,” he said. “At …

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SBC Leaders: Lessons learned from 2020 and the road to recovery

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Drawing upon lessons learned can help build the foundation for strong future performance, explained Elen Barber, Chief Marketing Officer at Kindred Group. An exclusive interview with Barber kicks off the first 2021 edition of SBC Leaders, delving into all things marketing, sponsorship, regulation and responsible gambling. Yet as the magazine title would suggest, Barber is far from the only leader …

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Fast Track signs former Microgaming CCO Jean-Luc Ferrière

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Having worked as a brand ambassador for Fast Track since October 2020, former Microgaming CCO Jean-Luc Ferrière has formally joined the player engagement platform provider in the same position. He joins a strong senior leadership team at Fast Track including Christopher Hirst, Patrik Potocki and CEO Simon Lidzén, who said: “Jean-Luc has proved that he is able to get the …

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