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888 rethinks bingo strategy

Industry 888 has embarked on a restructure of its bingo business, boss Brian Mattingley revealed today, as the company unveiled a 23% decline in revenues from the consumer-facing segment. Bingo ...
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888 secures NJ licence for own brands, will be among first to market

Industry 888 has struck a deal with US casino group Caesars to offer online poker and casino products under its own brands in New Jersey, possibly from as early as November of this year. The ...
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French igaming sector narrows losses

Industry Operator licensees in the highly taxed dot.fr igaming sector more than halved their collective losses from the market last year to €85m, new figures from national regulator ARJEL ...
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UK pledges political resolution of Gib dispute

Industry The Foreign Office has pledged to find a political solution to a row with Spain over fishing rights off Gibraltar after its EU partner threatened serious retaliatory measures, several ...
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William Hill weighs UK sportsbook platform move

Industry William Hill is looking at moving its flagship UK online sportsbook operations from their current Openbet-provided platform onto its own proprietary technology, CEO Ralph Topping has ...
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Hill’s to add Miapuesta in Spain, switch to single Oz brand

Industry William Hill boss Ralph Topping has detailed the company’s international expansion plans, confirming his intent to add Sportingbet’s Spanish Miapuesta business at the earliest opportunity. Hill’s ...
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RGA challenges Greek “review” of interim licences

Industry Online gambling industry lobby group the Remote Gambling Association has written to the Greek regulator asking it to stop reviewing interim licences originally issued to 24 operators ...
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Microgaming adds “giant” William Hill to client list

Industry Microgaming is now delivering its Quickfire Flash-based casino and mobile content to players at WilliamHill.com, the Isle of Man-based provider has announced. The games went live on ...
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BetVictor among new additions to Bulgarian blacklist

News As if not to be overshadowed by their Greek counterpart, Bulgaria’s regulator today blacklisted 10 more online gambling websites it claims are actively targeting Bulgarian players ...
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Gaming Realms to begin London trading tomorrow

Industry Foxy founders Simon Collins and Patrick Southon’s new igaming and social gaming venture, Gaming Realms, will start trading on London’s AIM stock market tomorrow morning. The ...
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Greece to blacklist and block 402 websites

Industry Greece’s regulator yesterday provided a fleeting glimpse of its first blacklist of 402 online gambling websites deemed to be operating illegally in the country without a local licence. The ...
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Swansea inks Asian betting partnership

Industry English Premier League football club Swansea City has signed up online bookmaker SBOBET as its official Asian betting partner. SBO, which holds licenses in the Philippines and the Isle ...
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British betting up 17% to £32.9bn

Industry The value of bets placed via UK-regulated and taxed channels rose by a huge 17% last year, new government figures show. British punters staked fixed-odds and pool bets worth £32.9bn ...
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British participation levels unchanged

Industry The proportion of British adults participating in online gambling remained stable in the year to the end of June 2013, according to updated figures from the Gambling Commission. The ...
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MPN adds new mini-game to fast-fold Blaze Poker

Industry The MPN, owned by Microgaming, has added an innovative new mini-game to to its fast-fold poker variant, Blaze Poker. The Blazing Cannons mini-game launches when a player wins 20 raked ...
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