Tag Archives: Romania

William Hill withdraws services from Romania

William Hill management has withdrawn its online betting and gaming services from Romania, citing that the withdrawal was made due to recent regulatory developments within the market. On June 2 the operator had suspended all Romanian account activity on their digital platforms, William Hill has sent player communications advising customers to withdraw any funds and to clear balances with the …

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Slot Summit updates agenda & announces Playtech as Platinum Sponsor

The Slot Summit has released an updated agenda, packed full of stellar speakers, for next week’s event in Bucharest, Romania, and has unveiled Playtech as a Platinum Sponsor. Romanian Gaming Commission President Odeta Nestor, Gaming Standards Association Protocol Director Ethan Tower, Steelman Partners Europe General Manager Aleksey Belinskiy and Paul Mettam, Casino Marketing Director at London’s Hippodrome Casino, have all …

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Slot Summit – Ethan Tower: Convergence makes life more difficult

Ethan Tower, Protocol Director at the Gaming Standards Association, is speaking next month at the Slot Summit Europe in Bucharest. Tower will be speaking on the subject of ‘Next Generation Protocols – What Changes Can We Expect?’. Here he gives SBC News a taster of what’s on the agenda. You are currently updating the G2S and S2S protocol. What challenges …

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Romanian online gambling framework seeks final Presidential approval

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies has approved the progression of the Country’s draft online gambling framework, as Romanian parliament looks to open up its market to international operators. The draft framework will now be sent to President Klaus Iohannis for final review and approval, once verified the framework and its policies could be introduced into Romanian law within the period of …

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Betfair opens new development office in Cluj Romania

Betfair Chief Technical Officer Paul Cutter has unveiled the company’s new technical development offices in the Romanian city of Cluj. The Cluj development office will staff 330 Betfair employees and will become the operator’s largest technical development centre. Betfair Romania will be central to the operator’s plans on focusing on in-house product and operational development over third party supplier agreements. …

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Planetwin365 obtains 1,001 Italian betting shop licences

Austrian bookmaker SKS365 Group has secured an incredible 1,001 land-based betting licences in Italy for its planetwin365 brand. The expanding Austrian bookmaker, which operates in Austria, Serbia, Romania and Belgium, will now turn independent Italian data transmission centres – so-called CTDs – into nationally licensed betting shops. SKS365 Group had been engaged in legal disputes with the Italian authorities over …

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