Tag Archives: Trannel International

Norsk Tipping CEO search concludes with Thor Gjermund Eriksen appointment

SBC News Norsk Tipping CEO search concludes with Thor Gjermund Eriksen appointment

Norsk Tipping, Norway’s state-backed betting and lottery monopoly, has confirmed the appointment of Thor Gjermund Eriksen as its new CEO.  A career journalist, Eriksen most recently served as Director-General of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), having held the position since 2013.  Although his tenure as NRK Director-General was not due to expire until 2025, Eriksen had previously detailed that he …

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Kindred decries Norwegian Trannel order as ‘unlawful’

SBC News Kindred decries Norwegian Trannel order as ‘unlawful’

Kindred Group has faced significant regulatory hurdles in the Nordic markets over the past week, with two of its subsidiaries falling foul of authorities in Norway and Denmark.  Last week, the Norwegian Lotteries Authority informed the Nasdaq Nordic-listed gambling group’s Trannel International brand that it would be hit with a daily fine of NOK 1.2 million (€120,000) if it does …

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Kindred’s Nordic regulatory hurdles continue as Unibet faces Danish reprimands

SBC News Kindred’s Nordic regulatory hurdles continue as Unibet faces Danish reprimands

Unibet has been handed one order and five reprimands by Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gaming Authority, for ‘a number of breaches’ of KYC and AML requirements.  It was found that the Kindred sports betting brand’s AML strategy left the firm exposed to an increased risk of money laundering. In particular, the operator was found to have ‘not sufficiently made a risk …

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Kindred subsidiary told to exit Norway or face daily coercive fines.

SBC News Kindred subsidiary told to exit Norway or face daily coercive fines.

The Norwegian Lotteries Authority has warned Kindred Plc subsidiary Trannel International that it will be sanctioned with a ‘coercive fine’ of NOK 1.2 million (€120,000) per day if it does not cease its unlicensed activities immediately.  A statement issued by Lottstift – Norway’s gambling regulator – has confirmed that Norwegian authorities will take the toughest disciplinary approach against repeat offender …

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