Tag: Russia

Russia bans payments to unlicensed gaming operators

Russia bans payments to unlicensed gaming operators
Disruption is expected in Russia’s gaming market as a new legislation comes into effect that will blacklist any foreign payment provider, telecoms firms or bank who processed payments to unlicensed .com companies.

Microgaming set to dazzle with Romanov Riches

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Players can revel in the legendary riches of Russia’s Romanov dynasty as they collect gems and stack up big prizes in this elegant five reel, 15 payline online slot. Romanov Riches is the first official game under the new Fortune Factory Studios brand, unveiling a…

FeedConstruct: Friendship Platform Workshops

FeedConstruct Friendship Platform Workshop
With a drive to contribute to profitability of our partners both existing and future, BetConstruct has announced a series of free workshops focused on the company’s data feed solutions provider FeedConstruct and its exclusive Friendship Platform.

Spinola launches World Cup themed €50m jackpot game

Spinola Gaming, the leading Malta based lottery and jackpot provider, is using the huge international appeal of the forthcoming World Cup to launch a themed acquisition and retention game which enables online casinos to offer...

Karjala Kasino rebrands, launches Karelian language option

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  Karjala Kasino has announced that Swedish and Norwegian players as well as Karelian-speaking customers can now enjoy a “completely localised experience” at the online casino.   “Karjala Kasino was rebranded and given a completely new look and content in the start of November,” Karjala Kasino CEO Adnan Maslo said. “We have added local Karelian dialect and based on previous demand, we also...

Betting on Sports conference to put operators “on the road to Russia” with World Cup session

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  The Betting on Sports conference, taking place 12-15 September, will feature a session dedicated to next year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia, organisers have said.   The session will be the accumulation of the ‘Sport in Focus’ track, which will be held on the third day. AC Milan Commercial Director Jaap Kalma will be joined by an industry quartet tasked with speaking...

GVC enters Russian sports betting market

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GVC Holdings is set to take pole position in Russia’s sports betting market through a high profile partnership with operator, Digital Betting. And having won the backing of influential Russian media group, Rambler & Co, the new online bookie is expected to soon take pole position in the coveted emerging market.   The partnership sees GVC supply its platform, support services...

Blockchain and Bitcoin conference returns to Russia in November

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The seminal cryptocurrency event returns to Moscow next week promising to update the industry on the many applications of the phenomena in 2016, and how they can be implemented.   On 10 November in Moscow, the world will get the latest look at the status of Blockchain and its importance to iGaming. The Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Russia is conference dedicated to...

Russia’s regulator not Putin up with gambling websites

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The uphill struggle for Russia’s online gaming industry continues as the federal authorities move to suppress unlicensed gambling websites and sports betting portals that do not fully comply with its TSUPIS payment codes and money transaction procedures.   In recent months the Russian government has instructed media watchdog Roskaomnadzor to ensure that its regulations are robust and to increase its scrutiny...

Russian government bears down on online gambling operators

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Like Gogol’s Chichikov, whose get-rich-quick scheme to use dead souls as collateral backfires, the Russian government is taking a risk with the introduction of a raft of fees against the country’s newly regulated online gambling industry. The Russian government intends to impose a tax on online gambling revenues up to a hundred times higher than that currently levied on sports...