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MPs to re-review Gambling Commission merger next week

Industry The Culture, Media and Sport Committee will hear further oral evidence next Tuesday as part of a special inquiry into whether the merger of gambling and lottery regulators would result ...
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Industry maintains pressure on Greece

Industry Greece is facing a further complaint at the EC level from the two leading industry lobby groups over the non-compliance of its gambling regime with EU law. Stanleybet has also notified ...
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32Red ranked first for customer service

Industry 32Red has reinforced its impeccable customer service credentials by ranking first among its peers in an independent audit conducted by etruvian consulting. The Gibraltar-licensed operator ...
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European operators claim success in match-fixing fight

Industry Europe’s leading sports betting operators encountered just six cases of suspicious betting worthy of referral to sporting and regulatory authorities last year, according to integrity ...
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Oz government demands live TV ad ban

Industry The Australian government has demanded all broadcasters amend their codes “as soon as possible” to stop all gambling advertising during live sports broadcasts. Prime Minister Julia ...
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Online turnaround continues at Gala Coral

Industry Gala Coral’s main online gaming brands have continued their turnaround following their migration to Playtech-owned software platforms, the betting and gaming operator’s second quarter ...
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Bwin ends Real Madrid shirt tie, inks digital partnership

News bwin.party today confirmed it is finalising the details of a new digital partnership with Real Madrid, as its bwin brand concludes its six-year shirt sponsorship of the Spanish football ...
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Netherlands: Facebook to block illegal gambling ads

Industry Facebook has agreed to block gambling adverts by unlicensed operators in the Netherlands, following publication of the country’s draft remote gaming legislation last week. The social ...
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Crown sells Echo shares; Genting retains stake

Industry Crown, operator of the largest casino complex in the Southern Hemisphere, has sold its 10% stake in rival Echo Entertainment as it pursues a licence to build its own bricks ‘n’ ...
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Gambling Commission consults industry for social gaming analysis

Industry The Social Gaming Association will be helping the Gambling Commission collate data on social gaming to inform its future policy on the industry, the trade association has announced. The ...
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Tombola closes gap to market leader in Italy

Industry UK bingo operator Tombola is rapidly closing the gap to Italian online bingo leader GiocoDigitale, the latest dataset from regulator AAMS has revealed. The Sunderland-headquartered ...
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Dutch market to open on 1 January 2015

Industry Licensed operators will be able to offer online gambling in the Netherlands on a regulated basis from 1 January 2015 under legislative proposals published by the Dutch government yesterday. The ...
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Stars claims 44% market share in Italy

News PokerStars increased its stranglehold over Italian poker in the first quarter of 2013, commanding 44% of the €22.7m revenues generated by the dot.it player pool in March. In cash ...
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bwin.party narrows focus to 10 countries

Industry bwin.party is now focusing acquisition efforts on just 10 core European markets as part of an ongoing initiative to slash costs and build a more sustainable business model, the company’s ...
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Will Hill extends Scottish Cup tie until 2016

Industry William Hill has agreed a two-year extension to its title sponsorship of the Scottish Cup, the bookmaker and the Scottish FA have announced in a joint statement. The UK’s largest ...
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