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Stakelogic granted Ukraine iGaming supplier licence

Casino games developer Stakelogic has become one of the first suppliers to be approved for a licence to operate in Ukraine's regulated iGaming market.

The approval by the Commission for the Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries in Ukraine (KRAIL) will allow Stakelogic to offer a range of games to licensed operators [...]

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Gambling Commission suspends PlayerFT operator licence

Britain’s Gambling Commission has suspended the operating licence of PlayerFT’s Fiveyards football transfer market platform for failing to integrate with the GAMSTOP national self-exclusion scheme.

The regulator has instigated a review under s116 of the Gambling Act 2005 into PlayerFT following concerns over PlayFT’s operations, which allow customers to buy stakes [...]

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Connecticut issues first fantasy sports licences

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection has issued provisional licences to DraftKings, FanDuel and the Connecticut Lottery to operate daily fantasy sports in Connecticut.

The approvals come as the state moves toward implementing a new regulated sports betting and online gaming market under legislation signed into law by Connecticut Governor Ned [...]

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Genius Sports awarded permanent sports betting licence in West Virginia

New York-listed sports data and technology provider Genius Sports has been granted a permanent sports betting licence by the West Virginia Lottery Commission.

The approval allows Genius to continue to provide official data, streaming, and marketing solutions to sportsbooks and lotteries in the state under a permanent licence. The supplier is [...]

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Norway orders Betsson to withdraw brands from market

The Norwegian Gaming Authority has ordered Betsson Group subsidiary BML Group to withdraw five of its online gaming brands from the market.

The regulator said Monday that it issued the withdrawal order against the Betsson, Betsafe, Nordicbet, Norgesautomaten and CasinoEuro sites for targeting Norwegian consumers from Malta without a local licence.

“The [...]

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Operator trade groups back calls to re-establish EU Expert Group on Gambling

Seventeen European trade associations have urged the European Commission (EC) to re-establish the EU Expert Group on Gambling Services to support regulatory cooperation between Europe’s gambling authorities.

In a joint letter to the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton, the trade associations call for the reinstatement of the Commission-mandated Expert [...]

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ATG and Polar receive warnings from Swedish gambling regulator

Gaming operators ATG and Polar have been given warnings by Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen for offering unlawful bets to customers.

The infractions by Polar, operator of the Coolbet brand, and ATG were both self-reported, helping the companies escape a financial penalty for breaching Swedish gambling regulations.

Polar notified the regulator that it [...]

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Coljuegos issues sanctions against Rappi over illegal promotional game

Latin American on-demand delivery app Rappi has been told that it cannot apply for a licence to operate games of chance in Colombia for five years after being found to have illegally offered a new promotional game to its customers.

Rappi has been sanctioned following the launch of its RappiPolla Mundial [...]

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Spelinspektionen appeals Swedish court ruling to reduce penalty fees

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has appealed a recent judgment from the Court of Appeal which lowered the penalty fees issued to AG Communications and Genesis Global.

After failing to have a functioning connection with Spelpaus.se following the opening of the Swedish iGaming market in 2019, Spelinspektionen issued a penalty fee of [...]

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Swiss gambling regulators add 83 sites to blacklists

Switzerland’s gambling regulators have updated their blacklists of illegal gambling operators with the addition of 82 new domains.

The latest update has seen the Swiss Gambling Supervisory Authority blacklist 22 sites for targeting Swiss players without a local licence, including major names such as sportsbet.io and spreadex.com.

Meanwhile the Federal Gambling Commission [...]

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Swedish court clears Betsson and halves Kindred fine

The administrative court of Linkoping, Sweden, has halved the fine imposed on Kindred Group subsidiary Spooniker for offering unauthorised bonuses, while Betsson Group has been cleared of wrongdoing in relation to its branded pre-paid Mastercard offer.

Both rulings were issued in the past week, with the court upholding the Swedish Gambling [...]

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Britain’s Gambling Commission set to increase licence fees

Britain’s gambling operators face a significant increase in licensing costs under new legislation that will come into force before 1 October.

The increase in licence fees and elimination of certain discounts follows a public consultation into the Gambling Commission’s funding structure and costs and will enable the Commission to better regulate [...]

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