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Spain to unify gambling self-exclusion registers

The Spanish government has outlined plans to better protect problem gamblers by unifying the country’s numerous state self-exclusion registers and the national online self-exclusion register.

The current system sees each autonomous community operate its own self-exclusion register, which prohibits excluded persons from gambling at a land-based venue within that province, but [...]

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888 names Lord Mendelsohn as next chairman

London-listed gaming operator 888 Holdings has named Labour peer Lord Jonathan Mendelsohn as its next chairman.

Mendelsohn will take over as chairman next year from incumbent Brian Mattingley, who will step down at the next Annual General Meeting in May 2021, and also assumes the role of non-executive director with immediate [...]

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British racing under threat after UK delays plans for fans’ return

British horseracing authorities have warned that the industry is facing a “severe threat” following the UK government’s decision to tighten COVID-19 restrictions and delay the public’s return to sporting events.

In a serious blow to the UK sports and racing sectors, Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Tuesday that plans to allow [...]

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Carousel Group launches SportsBetting.com in Colorado

Madrid-based gaming operator Carousel Group has gone live with its flagship SportsBetting.com brand in the United States for the first time with its launch in Colorado.

The operator has rolled out its SportsBetting.com brand in the recently regulated market through a partnership with Johnny Nolon’s Casino after securing license approval from [...]

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Inspired Entertainment rolls out virtual sports on GVC platform

New York-listed gaming supplier Inspired Entertainment has rolled outs its virtual sports portfolio with ten of GVC’s brands, including bwin, Sportingbet and partypoker.

Inspired’s virtual sports have been integrated with GVC’s proprietary sportsbook platform and initially provide six channels, including virtual football, the new V-Play NFLA Legends Football game, and V-Play [...]

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BtoBet expands into fantasy sports with Scout Gaming

Stockholm-listed fantasy sports provider Scout Gaming has entered into a distribution deal with iGaming platform provider BtoBet.

The deal allows BtoBet, which is in the process of being acquired by Aspire Global, to offer Scout Gaming’s full product offering to its network of operators via its Neuron3 platform.

“We are pleased to [...]

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Betgenius adds live streaming to Tipsport deal

Czech sports betting operator Tipsport has expanded its agreement with Betgenius to include the supplier’s live streaming service.

Having supplied the retail and online operator with in-play pricing for major sports since 2016, Betgenius will now supply Tipsport with live streams, along with official trading content, for thousands of new fixtures.

“Market [...]

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Playtech partners Responsible Gambling Council

London-listed gaming operator and supplier Playtech is building on its five-year strategy to promote and advance safer gambling through a new collaboration with Responsible Gambling Council.

The collaboration with Responsible Gambling Council (RGC), a leader in problem gambling prevention, awareness and research, aims to strengthen industry insights to inform and advance [...]

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theScore Bet continues US expansion with Indiana launch

Toronto-listed Score Media and Gaming has rolled outs its mobile sports betting app in Indiana through its multi-state market access agreement with Penn National Gaming.

Powered by Bet.Works, theScore Bet app is now live in three US states, having recently launched in Colorado and debuted last year in New Jersey.

“This launch [...]

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22BET named PSG’s official online betting partner in Africa

French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has unveiled 22BET as its official online sports betting partner in Africa.

The agreement will see Sportradar-powered 22BET benefit from the implementation of digital overlay technology at the club’s Parc des Princes stadium, which targets TV audiences by region throughout the world.

The new system, [...]

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UK online gambling market contracts in July with further falls predicted

Research conducted for the UK Gambling Commission shows that players were more likely to decrease their spending during the COVID-19 lockdown than increase spending, with over 30 per cent of respondent also planning to decrease their gambling budget over the next three months.

According to the latest research data, 59 per [...]

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CampoBet seals Champions Hockey League sponsorship in Sweden

Soft2Bet’s Swedish-facing brand CampoBet has become the exclusive sponsor of the Champions Hockey League (CHL) in Sweden for the next three seasons.

The European ice hockey tournament begins next month and features Swedish teams Skellefteå AIK, Färjestad Karlstad, Rögle Angelholm, Lulea HF, as well as current champions and four-time winners Frölunda [...]

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