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NetBet secures iGaming licence in Greece

Online sports betting and casino operator NetBet has secured licence approval from the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) to enter the regulated Greek iGaming market.

The authorisation allows NetBet to offer online sports betting and casino games in the recently reregulated market during the term of the seven year licence.

“We are excited [...]

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Quik Gaming approved to enter UK iGaming market

Malta-based game development studio Quik Gaming has secured licence approval from Britain's Gambling Commission.

The approval allows the supplier to enter the competitive UK iGaming market for the first time, making its live slot games available to licensed operators in the jurisdiction.

The new UK licence adds to Quik Gaming's existing [...]

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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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Pragmatic Play secures City of Buenos Aires license

iGaming content provider Pragmatic Play has been awarded a license to supply online casino operators in the regulated market of the City of Buenos Aires, continuing the company's expansion in Latin America.

The Buenos Aires authorisation follows the company's recent deals with Doncashino in Paraguay, Boldt Bplay in Argentina and Paraguay, [...]

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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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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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Washington State approves sports betting rules and compact amendments

The Washington State Gambling Commission has approved sports betting compact amendments with 15 federally recognized Tribes, as well as licensing fees and draft rules to govern the activity.

The draft rules establish three classes of sports wagering vendor licenses – major, mid-level and ancillary - with major licenses required for vendors [...]

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Pariplay granted supplier licence to enter Greece

Aspire Global-owned aggregator and content provider Pariplay has been approved to launch its games in the regulated Greek iGaming market.

The licence approval from the Hellenic Gaming Commission follows a comprehensive review process and marks an important step in Aspire Global’s expansion into regulated markets.

It allows Pariplay to supply its Fusion [...]

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Louisiana Governor signs sports betting licensing and tax bill

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has signed legislation setting license fees and tax rates for sports betting operations in the state.

The Act sets the initial non-refundable application fee for a sports wagering license at $250,000 alongside a fee of $500,000 for a five-year license, with all fees deposited into the [...]

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Playson granted approval to launch in Greece

Playson has become the latest gaming supplier to be granted a licence to enter Greece’s regulated iGaming market.

The approval from the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) sees a wide range of popular Playson titles licensed in Greece, including Solar Queen, Wolf Power: Hold and Win and Legend of Cleopatra Megaways.

“We are [...]

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Swedish Court of Appeal lowers penalty fees for self-exclusion failings

Sweden’s Court of Appeal has lowered the penalty fees issued to Aspire Global subsidiary AG Communications and Genesis Global over failures to implement the country’s self-exclusion programme on their sites.

AG Communications and Genesis Global failed to have a functioning connection with Spelpaus.se for 33 and 9 days respectively following the [...]

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VBET secures license approval in Ukraine

BetConstruct’s VBET brand has secured license approval to launch online poker and casino games in Ukraine.

The company secured license approval on May 31 from Ukraine’s Gambling and Lotteries Commission (KRAIL), including the first online poker license awarded under the country’s new gambling legislation, which came into force in 2020.

“It is [...]

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