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Relax Gaming’s Money Train 2 wins Slot of the Year at CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards

Relax Gaming’s ‘Money Train 2’ was named Slot of the Year 2021 at the inaugural  CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards, asMalta’s igaming industry gathered to celebrate the innovation and creativity of the teams that have engineered and powered online casino’s best performing titles. Hosted by Trudy Kerr at the InterContinental Hotel in St Julian’s, Malta, the Game Developer Awards recognised the …

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Kristoffer Ottosson joins Internet Vikings as Head of Hosting Services

Kristoffer Ottosson joins Internet Vikings as Head of Hosting Services

Kristoffer Ottosson will help Internet Vikings to extend its iGaming hosting capabilities, following his selection as the company’s new Head of Hosting Services. Ottosson joins Internet Vikings from Evolution (formerly NetEnt) where he served as the Director of IT & Infrastructure Engineering.  Celebrating his new role, Ottosson said: ”Internet Vikings provides one of the best hosting solutions in the iGaming …

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Evolution hits strong 2021 opening off NetEnt and Red Tiger acquisitions

Evolution Gaming has reported a 105% revenue increase in Q1 2021, driven by its acquisitions of NetEnt and Red Tiger Gaming, as well as expansion in global markets and continued high demand. Overall group revenue rose to €235.8 million during Q1, whilst the NetEnt takeover resulted in the total closure of the firm’s synergy project nine months earlier than anticipated …

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SKS365 enhances Italian sector status with Falzon appointment

International sports betting and casino operator SKS365 has strengthened its expansion plans both internationally and in Italy with the appointment of Lara Falzon as Group Chief Financial Officer. The firm, first registered in Austria and operating in Italy under the Planetwin365 brand, is currently going through a period of ‘intense growth’ both regionally in the Italian market and on an …

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Evolution takes full control of NetEnt

Evolution takes full control of NetEnt

Evolution Gaming has taken its total shareholding in NetEnt to approximately 96.8% of the outstanding shares, following the expiry of its ‘extended acceptance period’ to buyout the Stockholm-listed casino games developer. Evolution’s acquisition of NetEnt had previously been given the green light from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), having also cleared the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority …

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CMA gives the green light to Evolution’s proposed NetEnt acquisition

Evolution’s acquisition of NetEnt has been given the green light from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) almost two months after an investigation was launched to analyse if the transaction would lessen the competition in the region’s igaming market. Launching its investigation in September, the competition watchdog announced that it would be launching an inquiry in response to merger …

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Buttigieg and Elliot to lead GVC’s customer care duties

GVC Holdings has strengthened its group customer care units by creating two new leadership roles to maintain direct oversight of customer responsibilities, safeguards and duties. Confirmed to SBC News, long-term Group AML Director Paul Buttigieg has been promoted to the new position of ‘Director of Player Protection’. GVC stated that Buttigieg would take on an ‘international remit’ to bolster leadership …

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Campeón Gaming Partners: The story behind the success

Campeón

It hasn’t been plain sailing for iGaming affiliates of late, yet Campeón Gaming Partners (CGP) has bucked the trend by recording growth in customer registration of 258.6% from the first half of 2018 to now, and passing €5 million in commission paid to affiliates across the same period. In conversation with SBC News, the company’s affiliates and partnerships manager Andreza …

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Evolution Gaming tables ‘game changing’ €1.8bn buyout of NetEnt 

The board of NetEnt AB has confirmed that it has accepted an SEK 19.6bn (€1.8bn) acquisition offer put forward by Evolution Gaming AB.  The offer, priced at SEK 79.93 (€7) per share, will see Evolution move to acquire 90% of NetEnt’s corporate shareholding. Evolution’s intended offer represents a premium of 43% on NetEnt’s closing SEK 56.10 share price on the …

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