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Firms ready for battle in New York mobile betting tender

New York online sports bettiing licences
The New York governor’s eventual submission to online sports betting marks a major milestone in the state-by-state roll out of the new sector - and the site of a fierce bidding war for one of only a handful of America’s most prized licences

BetConstruct Given the Green Light to Provide Talisman & Big Hi-Lo under its UKGC Licence

BetConstruct green light Provide Talisman & Big Hi-Lo under its UKGC Licence
SoftConstruct (Malta) Limited is pleased to inform about the successful registration of Talisman & Big Hi-Lo with the UKGC.

Greentube-owned StarGames is preparing for German market entry

Greentube StarGames German licence
Greentube’s online gaming site StarGames, known in the industry as the first brand to offer the original Book of Ra title to online players in the German market, is set to apply for a nationwide licence in the country as new legislation comes into effect in July 2021.

Pragmatic Solutions granted a B2B remote operating licence in the UK

Pragmatic Solutions granted UK b2b licence
Rapidly growing iGaming platform technology provider, Pragmatic Solutions, has obtained a Remote Operating Licence to support their service to UK-licenced gaming operators.

Pragmatic Solutions expands in Malta under new MGA B2B licence

Pragmatic Solutions iGaming Platform
Pragmatic Solutions, a fully API based iGaming Platform (PAM), further strengthened its position in the market by obtaining the Critical Gaming Supply Licence, granted by the Malta Gaming Authority.

Yggdrasil secure eighth regulator licence in Isle of Man

Yggdrasil secure regulator licence Isle of Man
Yggdrasil has been granted a B2B software licence by the Isle of Man Supervision Commission, securing the game developer’s presence across several existing markets.

Netherlands clarifies two-year ‘cooling off’ period

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The Dutch regulator has confirmed its policy of a two year “cooling off period” for firms found operating in the hitherto black market - and clarified who..

Britain’s opposition party demands licence reapplication for all UK firms

Tom Watson MP online UK Licence reapplication
The opposition Labour Party has called for all online operators in the UK to be forced to reapply for their licences. Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson made

Lottoland launch in South Africa

Lottoland South Africa Licence
Lottoland has introduced its fixed odds betting range into the South African market. As well as the B2C licence allowing access to Africa’s largest betting..

UKGC warn of NDA licence infringement

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The Gambling Commission has warned operators that the signing of non disclosure agreements with customers in settlements could be considered a breach of licence conditions. In cases where NDAs are seen…

UKGC: Good causes “at the heart” of new National Lottery Licence competition

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The National Lottery was launched in 1994 to support a range of good causes across the UK. Since then it has raised more than £38bn, transforming lives and contributing significantly to the arts, sports…

BetConstruct’s Live Casino is granted UKGC licence

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BetConstruct is delighted to announce the launch of its in-house Live Casino games licensed by UKGC on the territory of the United Kingdom. With a headquarters in the UK, BetConstruct has been exploring this market for a long time. As a result of a non-stop work,

EOSBet receives licence approval from Curacao regulators

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EOSBet has announced it has become the first licenced on-chain blockchain casino following licence approval from the Caribbean jurisdiction of Curacao. The decentralized gambling app will now be able to offer all forms of interactive gambling...

Unikrn ready to “rewrite the rule-book on esports” after securing Isle of Man licence

Unikrn, esports, Isle of Man, licence
Having been granted a coveted Isle of Man gaming licence for its innovative esports betting platform this October, Unikrn has confirmed its reputation as one of esports’ trailblazers. The company now boasts the world’s first regulated esports betting

Regulator gets tougher on treating consumers fairly

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The UK Gambling Commission will make it easier to take tougher action against operators who aren’t treating customers fairly. The updates to the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice will take effect from 31 October 2018, strengthening the watchdog’s…

Golden Race prepares to enter UK market after licence approval

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Virtual sports developer Golden Race has been granted a Remote Gambling Operating Licence by the UK Gambling Commission. The Malta-based company, which recently released its UEFA-inspired Euro Champions football tournament title, hopes to prosper…

Betsoft Gaming extends its international reach with Romanian License

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Betsoft Gaming has been awarded a Class II License by the Romanian National Gambling Office the latest in a series of strategic European expansions. Building on its investment in independent certification across regulated markets such as Denmark and Italy…

BetConstruct receives Romanian Class II Licence for Retail Solutions

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BetConstruct has its Retail Solutions licensed by the Romanian National Gambling Office to operate within the territory of Romania. Granted by the National Gambling Office of the Government of Romania, Class II License enables activities of production and distribution of gaming programs and devices. BetConstruct Head of Licensing and Certification, Karine Kocharyan, comments, “The ONJN Class II License is another achievement...

LeoVegas fined by Gambling Commission for self-exclusion ‘failings’

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LeoVegas has been fined £627,000 by the UKGC following breaches of self-exclusion and advertising standards. The Swedish online operator was handed the penalty package after the commission ruled 41 affiliate adverts as misleading and identified 11,205 cases…

GLI named first independent test lab in Mendoza

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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) awarded accreditation as an Independent Certification Test Laboratory in Argentina’s Province of Mendoza Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has become the first independent test laboratory to be awarded certification accreditation in the Province of Mendoza, Argentina. GLI’s Director of Latin America and Caribbean Government Relations and Business Development Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes said: “Continuing with our commitment to the...

MGA increases Zitro’s licence in Malta

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The MGA (Malta Gaming Authority) has certified thirteen new video bingo games from Zitro Interactive, expanding the catalogue of games certified in Malta.   Zitro now has 21 certified games in the region available to all operators of online casinos and distributors licensed in the jurisdiction. The company claims the recent expansion will allow online casinos Vera & John, Sportingbet and Betboo,...

NetEnt obtains British Columbia supplier licence

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NetEnt Americas has been named as the only licenced gaming and lottery operator in British Columbia, Canada, following approval from the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch.   The Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB), the gaming regulator in the BC province, has approved NetEnt Americas as supplier to the only licenced gaming and lottery operator in the province, British Columbia Lottery...

BetConstruct receives licence to provide fantasy sports in Malta

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Award-winning technology provider BetConstruct secures Controlled Skill Games Supply Licence from Malta Gaming Authority.   This license allows BetConstruct to offer its Fantasy Sports Product, which includes soccer, American football, Basketball, Baseball and Ice Hockey, on a B2C and B2B level. BetConstruct COO, Sergey Harutyunyan, commented: “BetConstruct have spent much time developing and improving our unique fantasy sports product over the past...

UKGC: Clean up or we will review your licence

Betting Business Sarah Harrison
The UK regulator’s chief Sarah Harrison struck an authoritative tone at an industry event last week, warning executives they will face higher fines for non-compliance, and even licence ‘reviews’ for repeat offenders.   Britain’s bookmakers have been warned they risk losing their licences if they do not step up their efforts to protect players and prevent money laundering. At an event organised...

UK gaming licence for online operator Cherry iGaming

Betting Business licence Cherry iGaming
The online operator Cherry iGaming has been granted a UK licence from the UK Gambling Commission continuing the company’s expansion to new markets.   Cherry iGaming's subsidiary PlayCherry Ltd has been awarded a local UK licence for gaming operators from the UK Gambling Commission allowing it to continue growing into new markets. The licence will allow PlayCherry Ltd to provide Casino and...

Tom Horn secures Malta license and continues its expansion into new markets

Betting Business Tom Horn Gaming
The leading casino software supplier Tom Horn Gaming is now approved for the hosting and management of Malta-based gaming operators. With the authorization of its Class 4 Remote Gaming License, Tom Horn Gaming continues its drive into the European gaming markets delivering high quality, engaging games to new operators, casinos and players in one of the most tried and tested...

NetEnt and Relax awarded coveted Romanian licences

Betting Business Relax NetEnt Licence
Specialist supplier Relax Gaming and software giant NetEnt are among the first in a group of firms to be granted access to the fast expanding Romanian market.   Innovative platform provider Relax Gaming has become one of the first suppliers to be granted a licence in Romania. The B2B supplier licence allows the Malta-based company to supply its casino games through its...

Tain awarded Romanian gaming licence

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Software and solutions provider Tain has announced that it has attained a Class 2 licence from the Romanian National Gambling Office (ONJN).   Tain will now be able to supply its platform to all online gaming operators in Romania's recently regulated market. The licence is the first Tain has acquired in Eastern Europe, and comes as part of a wider strategy...

Gambling Commission sets out wide-ranging fee reforms

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A string of new Gambling Commission recommendations for reforming licence fees, including a move to a GGY-based model, could see the majority of licensees making savings. Nevertheless, some critics say the proposals have been too long in the making.   The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has laid out a series of fee reforms aimed at lowering licence fees for smaller operators...

Teething problems linger as Portugal grants first licences

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July saw the Portuguese government granting the first of its long-awaited online sportsbetting and iGaming licences, but take-up remains slow amid ongoing controversy over the country’s punitive tax system. Imogen Goodman reports.   Bet.pt, Betclic Everest and casino operator Estoril Sol have become the first online gaming businesses to secure licences in Portugal, but attracting operators to the country could be...

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