Tag Archives: Nigel Birrell

Victoria state awards 20 year Keno licences to Tabcorp and Lottoland

Australian betting and gaming operator Tabcorp and Lottland’s regional subsidiary Lottoland Australia have been awarded 20 year licences in Victoria.  Both licences commence on 15 April 2022 and run until 2024, with the two companies permitted to provide Keno games services across online and retail verticals by the Victorian State Government.  ASX-listed gambling group Tabcorp had previously been active in …

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Lottoland updates CSR policies by signing Climate Pledge

In an expansion of its CSR agenda, online lotto betting operator Lottoland has signed The Climate Pledge, whilst making the transition to become a carbon neutral company. The development saw the firm collaborate with global climate reduction consultancy Tunley Engineering in order to coordinate the process needed to measure, report and offset its carbon footprint. As part of this arrangement, …

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EU Lotto fined £760k by UKGC for AML and social responsibility failings

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has taken regulatory action against Lottoland operator EU Lotto, fining the firm £760,000 for social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures.  An investigation by the regulator concluded on 2 September that the company had failed to properly implement Commission’s formal customer interaction guidance, such as neglecting to recognise frequently changing deposit limits as an indicator of …

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Lottoland launches Win-Win Charity scratchcard to support UK charities

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Online lotto betting operator Lottoland has launched a new Win-Win Charity scratchcard to support its aligned charities – Hospice UK, Blue Cross for Pets and the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK. The scratchcard has a top prize of £50,000 and 20p of every £1 game cost will go to these good causes. Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice and palliative care, ensuring adults and children with a …

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Lottoland recruits Jon Hale as new CFO

Lottoland has appointed Jon Hale as its new Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect, reporting to CEO Nigel Birrell. Hale was the CFO for over 11 years at 32Red plc where he played a key role in several corporate transactions, culminating in the £176 millon sale to the Kindred Group Plc in June 2017. Before his time at 32Red, he qualified as a chartered …

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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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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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