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Norwegian government moves forward with overseas gambling block

The Norwegian Government has progressed with its plans to block overseas betting and gaming operators, according to local outlet Norway Today. Norway’s Minister of Culture and Equality, Abid Raja, is reportedly targeting a number of overseas  firms, including Betsson and Unibet, arguing that the online activities of these companies should be prohibited.  “These companies do what they can to circumvent …

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Unibet hails success of 30/30 Fund supporting Swedish Sports diverse make-up

Unibet, the flagship sportsbook brand of Kindred Group Plc, has maintained its home market CSR commitments by announcing the recipients of its 30/30 Fund in support of Swedish sports clubs, projects and organisations promoting fair-play, equality, inclusion and social mobility.  The 30/30 Fund was established in 2019 by Unibet, backing the grassroots sports fundraising initiatives of former Sweden and NHL …

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32Red & Unibet to serve as National League’s community partner

Kindred Group’s 32Red and Unibet sportsbook brands will serve as principal betting partners of the Vanarama National League – England’s highest tier of non-league football. A two-year partnership was agreed, with 32Red and Unibet to be promoted across the National League’s stadiums, digital and social media channels. Updating stakeholders, the National League underscored the brands proven credentials in participating in …

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Kindred nets maximum Allsvenskan exposure for WorldPride 2021 

Kindred Group has demonstrated its support for WorldPride 2021 – a global arts and cultural festival celebrating equality, inclusivity and human rights for all races, genders and sexualities.  For the first time in its history, the WorldPride event (12-22 August) has been co-hosted by the twin cities of Malmö Sweden and Copenhagen Denmark. Kicking off WorldPride celebrations, Kindred’s flagship Unibet …

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Kindred lauds product excellence as uninterrupted H1 delivers record results 

Kindred Group Plc has registered record gains across its H1 metrics, following an ‘exceptionally strong business period’.  Publishing its H1 2021 interim results (period ending 30 June), the Stockholm listed online gambling group declared period profits of £160 million – up 575% on 2020’s corresponding H1 results of £27.8 million. Though performance comparatives were set against the peak COVID-19 impacts …

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Unibet secures three additional races at Qatar Goodwood Festival

Sports betting operator Unibet has expanded its existing official sponsorship of the upcoming Qatar Goodwood Festival. Unibet will sponsor a further three races at next week’s premier meeting, taking the betting brand’s number of sponsored races at the festival to a total of 12. As part of the partnership, the operator has added three Group 2’s; the Unibet Lennox Stakes, …

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Kindred continues sustainability focus on ‘path to zero’

Kindred Group Plc continues to progress on its group-wide business sustainability objectives, despite recording a slight increase in revenues generated from harmful gaming.     Publishing its latest ‘safer gambling update’, the group saw its share of gross win revenues from high-risk players increase from 3.9% to 4.3% during the Q2 trading period.    Irrespective of the 0.4% increase, Kindred underscored that its …

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NetBet enters Greek market after securing multiple HGC licences

NetBet has become the latest international operator to enter the Greek market, having secured sports betting, casino and poker licences from the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC). The newly issued licences will be valid for a seven-year period, enabling NetBet to cover thousands of sports markets per month as well as launch its four thousand casino titles in the sector, including …

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BGC members commit ‘vital funds’ to charities from Britannia Stakes profits

A group of Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) members have committed to donate all-profits from the Britannia Stakes, giving a ‘major’ financial boost to a selection of charities. Participating BGC members include bet365, BetVictor, Betway, Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), Flutter Entertainment (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), William Hill, Kindred (Unibet), Rank Group (Grosvenor Sport), the Tote and Fitzdares. “I am absolutely …

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Unibet backs #GoRacingGreen stable tour for Mental Health Awareness Week

Unibet will support the scheduled stable visits of its principal horseracing charity partner #GoRacingGreen during ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’.  For the past two years, Unibet has served as the lead fundraiser to #GoRacingGreen – a charity established by Debbie Matthews to make racing more accessible for those who suffer from mental health problems. Unibet’s support has allowed #GoRacingGreen to expand …

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