Tag Archives: Nigel Birrell

W2 forms tech alliance with Crucial Compliance ahead of critical 2021

Digital KYC, compliance and risk assessment solutions provider W2 Data has formed a strategic partnership with Gibraltar-based igaming consultancy Crucial Compliance. The partnership will focus on delivering custom-made data solutions for licensed igaming operators, allowing brands and subsidiaries to navigate multi-regulatory complexities and further optimise their operations and customer services servicing multiple jurisdictions. Recognised as a leading developer of compliance …

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Crucial Compliance appoints Nigel Birrell as non-Exec Chairman

Gibraltar-based safer gambling consultancy Crucial Compliance has appointed igaming executive Nigel Birrell as Non-Executive Chairman, advising the company on its future growth strategy and corporate directives. An industry figurehead, Birrell serves as the current chief executive of European online lottery brokerage Lottoland Group. An expert in corporate finance and mass-market enterprise strategies, Birrell has also served as Group Director of …

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Gambless makes UK entry with Lottoland deal

Gambless, a gambling harm solutions platform, has made its entry into the UK market after securing an exclusive partnership with online lotto betting site Lottoland. Available to download via the Lottoland UK website as well as Google and Apple app stores, the platform has been designed to identify and prevent behaviours associated with problem gambling. It provides a number of …

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Altenar powers first sportsbook platform for Lottoland

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Sportsbook provider Altenar has penned a new agreement with Lottoland which will see it provide a fully managed sports betting platform for the online lotto provider. The deal has brought about the first sportsbook launch for Lottoland. It was debuted in select markets in 2019, and there are plans to expand globally throughout 2020. “We are very happy to be …

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Lottoland granted licences to launch in South Africa

Online lottery operator Lottoland has been granted two licences by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board in South Africa. One of the licences is a bookmakers licence that enables the operator to offer fixed odds betting contingencies to South African customers. The second is a manufacturing licence, allowing Lottoland to develop and use the company’s own software for its …

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Lottoland ‘disappointed’ by the ‘value destroying’ Zeal-Lotto24 deal

The two-week public spat between Lottoland and Zeal Network appears to have come to an end with the news that Zeal shareholders have approved the proposed deal to buy Lotto24. In a statement, Nigel Birrell, CEO of Lottoland, expressed his disappointment in today’s decision, and has reiterated his opinion that the transaction is ‘value destroying’ for the company. He said: …

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Zeal counters Lottoland criticism of Lotto24 takeover

The governance of Zeal Network has responded to yesterday’s open letter published by Lottoland CEO, Nigel Birrell urging Zeal shareholders to reject the firm’s approved takeover of German competitor Lotto24 AG. Representing Lottoland as a shareholder of Zeal, Birrell questioned the valuation, legitimacy, management and due diligence of a Lotto24 takeover, stating that should the transaction be processed it would …

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David Clifton – Licensing Expert – Remember this November as the month that changed gambling

November 2018 what a month! So let’s start with some good news – This year’s Responsible Gambling Week represented the biggest ever industry-wide campaign to promote responsible gambling. Involving every major operator in the UK and Ireland and supported by the two biggest gambling charities, it was rounded off with the encouraging news that, even before its official launch, 38,000 …

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Nigel Birrell: Lottoland – High Court has missed the opportunity to help innovators

Nigel Birrell, Chief Executive of Lottoland, has published an official statement following the High Court of England & Wales’ rejection of the combined ‘EuroMillions appeal’ against DCMS and its interested parties – the UKGC and National Lottery operator Camelot UK. This week, Lord Justice Green and Justice Gross rejected Lottoland and Multi Lotto UK’s February High Court appeal seeking to annul DCMS approved ‘Gambling …

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Lottoland becomes first lottery customer for MuchBetter

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Lottoland has diversified the payments services made available to its players and targeted new markets after striking a deal with MuchBetter. As MuchBetter’s first lottery customer, this deal also represents an expansion into a new market for the iGaming payments company. Lottoland has chosen MuchBetter as an up-and-coming alternative to traditional e-wallets, after looking for a mobile first wallet solution …

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