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NHL partners AGA for responsible sports betting campaign

The National Hockey League (NHL) has become the second major US sports league to promote the American Gaming Association's responsible sports betting campaign.

As part of the AGA’s “Have A Game Plan. Bet Responsibly” responsible gaming campaign, the NHL will use in-arena and digital marketing channels for co-branded videoboard images, public [...]

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White Paper released detailing impact of stake limits on online slots

Online casino operators and games studios operating in the UK could face revenue declines of between 5 and 20 per cent if new stake limits are introduced, according to new research by game data science experts Future Anthem.

If an online casino stake limit of £2 is introduced in the UK [...]

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UK Committee of Advertising Practice proposes further gambling ad restrictions

The United Kingdom’s Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has launched a public consultation into new restrictions on gambling and lottery advertising that would ban the use of celebrity endorsements, as well as behaviour, language and fashion that is likely to appeal strongly to people under the age of 18 and [...]

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Betsson

Betsson to focus on Rizk after closing eight UK-facing brands

Stockholm-listed betting and gaming operator Betsson has further consolidated its UK business with the closure of eight UK-facing brands.

Betsson has been reducing its business in the UK for the past few years, including closing its UK office at the end of 2018.

To date, the company has operated with nine brands [...]

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Microgaming

Microgaming unveils German online casino solution

Isle of Man-based gaming supplier Microgaming is launching a new solution this week for operators targeting Germany’s soon to be regulated iGaming market.

The new solution conforms to the German Transitional Regime and allows operators to be technically ready to go live in the German market at the flick of a [...]

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Advertising Standards Authority

ASA rules against Foxy Bingo ad while Betfair Casino ad cleared

GVC Holdings’ Gibraltar-based subsidiary ElectraWorks has fallen foul of the UK Advertising Standards Authority after publishing an ad which offered the promise of financial success.

The paid Google ad for Foxy Games was displayed to people who searched the term “make money online” and stated: “Earn Money Online – Foxy Games [...]

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GVC Holdings

GVC welcomes German Tolerance Policy despite expected EBITDA hit

London-listed gaming operator GVC Holdings expects new online gaming regulations in Germany to reduce next year’s EBITDA by as much as €70m.

GVC said Thursday that it welcomes the German Tolerance Policy, which was agreed last month and will allow operators to continue to offer most of their products in the [...]

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Gambling Commission

UK Gambling Commission introduces new rules for VIP gambler schemes

The UK Gambling Commission has introduced new rules relating to VIP schemes in an effort to better protect problem gamblers and ensure that high value gamblers can afford their spending.

Several of the VIP scheme rules have already been implemented by members of the UK Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) under [...]

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Buenos Aires opens iGaming licensing to land-based operators

Lawmakers in the Argentine city of Buenos Aires have approved regulations to govern online and land-based gambling within the city, including an amendment to allow land-based operators to apply for online licenses.

The market will be regulated by the Lottery of the City of Buenos Aires (LOTBA), which has already begun [...]

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BGC

BGC unveils Game Design Code of Conduct for UK gambling operators

The UK’s Betting and Gaming Council has unveiled new rules for its members regarding game design and spin speeds, as part of its ongoing focus on higher responsible gambling standards.

The new rules apply to the majority of licensed gambling operators in the United Kingdom and include the slowing down of [...]

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Spain

Spanish gambling ad ban to be implemented within weeks

Spain's Minister of Consumer Affairs Alberto Garzón has said that the country’s impending gambling ad restrictions will put Spain at the “forefront” of Europe.

In a speech to the Senate this week, Minister Garzón confirmed that the Spanish Council of Ministers will approve the Royal Decree for new regulations designed to [...]

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BGC welcomes UK Job Support Scheme as 10pm curfew hits casinos

Britain’s casino operators have welcome the government’s decision to introduce a Job Support Scheme to cover a portion of employee costs as casinos begin to operate under a 10pm curfew, although they warn of ongoing risks to jobs due to the new operating restrictions.

The Job Support Scheme announced by Chancellor [...]

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