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Online scratch cards provider NeoGames has signed a white label agreement with Online Domain Services Limited, owner of the popular Crown Bingo and BetUK.com gaming brands, to provide fully managed services to the company's latest UK venture, Scratch.co.uk.

As online gaming operators look to reap the rewards from increased business to business opportunities in the industry, Sweden's Betsson has become the latest operator to launch a B2B division with Jonas Konstantinov appointed as Managing Director of the newly created Betsson Business Solutions.

London Capital Group Holdings plc (LCG), the online financial spread betting and trading company, has announced the launch of a new trading platform at InterTrader.com following the signing of a three-year white label agreement with online gaming giant PartyGaming plc.

Last week's £4m deal between the UK's leading football gaming business Sportech and India's most successful online gaming company Playwin was the opening shot in what will be a momentous year for the gambling business on the subcontinent.

As the company looks to implement the next phase of its strategic plan, Bingo.com Limited has selected Cozy Games to be its new core software platform for bingo, slots, and other casino games which have now gone live on the site.

Last week's £4m deal between the UK's leading football gaming business Sportech and India's most successful online gaming company Playwin was the opening shot in what will be a momentous year for the gambling business on the subcontinent.

Adding to its business to business licensees, online scratch cards provider NeoGames has signed a licensing agreement with Bet365, providing its flash-based scratch card games portfolio to the online gambling operator's European-based customers in over seventeen different languages.

Independent player protection organisation eCOGRA has reported a 10% increase in demand for its mediation services from players in 2009, receiving a total of 826 disputes through its online player facility, including 83 disputes from non-eCOGRA operators over which the organisation has no influence.

At The Races and the Racecourse Media Group have entered into an equal participation joint venture, pooling their respective international distribution rights to all UK and Irish racecourses to create a new unified broadcast service which will be tasked with maximising the revenue opportunities for British and Irish racing.

New Football Pools operator Sportech plc has formed a new joint venture with Indian lottery and gaming giant Playwin, under which the two parties will launch a multi-platform sports betting business in the untapped Indian market during the second quarter of 2010.

The delay in the implementation of UIGEA in December has given Barney Frank a window of opportunity to legalise online gambling in the United States. But three European operators cut deals last year that they hope will give them a clear head start ahead of liberalisation.

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