Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Tag: Licence

Tain awarded Romanian gaming licence

Betting Business, Tain, Romania, licence
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

Betting Business, Gambling Commission
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

Betting Business, Portugal, sportsbetting, igaming
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...

Smart Live Gaming forfeit UK gambling licences

Smart Live Casino Licences
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has announced that Smart TV Broadcasting Limited, the operating company of Smart Live Gaming, has forfeited its official ‘Remote Operator’ and ‘Gambling Software’ licences. This comes a week after the UKGC placed Smart Live Gaming brands under temporary suspension stating that the interactive gaming operator was ‘unfit’ to operate in the UK’s gambling industry. Smart Live...

CS:GO Lounge to apply for gambling licence

CS:GO eSports
One of the largest eSports skins trading lounges is set to become an official ‘gambling’ website after a lawsuit involving Counter Strike developer Valve Software forced owners to withdraw their betting services.   CS:GO Lounge, an eSports skins trading and betting website, has said it will apply for a gambling licence to allow it to operate legally amid ongoing allegations of...

GVC secures licence approval in New Jersey

Atlantic City New Jersey
The division of the New Jersey Attorney General’s office responsible for enforcing gaming legislation has ruled that licences held in the state by bwin.party remain valid, following GVC’s purchase of the company. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) permitted bwin.party to continue despite the February acquisition of its entire issued share capital by Isle-of-Man-based competitor GVC, which lacked...

Macau’s solo sports betting operator has licence extended to 2021

Macau Slot Licence Betting
Macau Slot, the region’s monopoly-holding betting operator, has had its sports betting licence extended for a further five years. The current concession - which includes football and basketball betting - was due to expire last month, but has now been extended until 5 June 2021, allowing the operator to continue to supply sports betting services to casino customers in the...

StakeLogic awarded Maltese gaming licence

StakeLogic Malta licence
StakeLogic Malta Ltd, a subsidiary of StakeLogic BV, has been awarded a Class 4 Gaming licence by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and will now handle all licensing of games to its business partners. StakeLogic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Greentubeand part of Austrian gaming giant Novomatic Interactive, specialises in the development and sublicensing of high-end 3D HTML5 casino games....

Betsson granted Latvian licence for Triobet brand

Betsson Latvia
Swedish gaming conglomerate Betsson has been granted a licence to operate in Latvia, adding to its steadily growing roster of jurisdictions. The company will now be able to operate in the country under its Triobet brand, subject to a tax rate of ten percent of GGY. In addition to Latvia, Betsson and its betting titles also own licences in Malta,...