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PrizePicks Appoints Hackney As COO, Adds Singh And Perrault

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator PrizePicks announced three strategic hires, Chris Hackney as Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chip Singh as Executive Creative Director, and Amy Perrault as Senior Vice President of Human Operations ahead of a busy fall. Support Growth Expectations As PrizePicks registered real money entry from over 200,000 unique members during the first […]

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MLB Partners With AGA’s Responsible Gambling Campaign

A new partnership between Major League Baseball (MLB) and the American Gaming Association (AGA)’s “Have A Game Plan. Bet Responsibly.” campaign will provide responsible gambling education to fans, the professional baseball league announced. Growing Commitment to Responsible Gambling The partnership with AGA’s public service campaign will broaden MLB’s responsible gambling efforts alongside the new Platinum […]

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YouGov Posts Q2 Report On US Gambling

British international Internet-based market research and data analytics firm YouGov has posted a quarterly report about the state of the US gambling market. According to YouGov, the industry is facing one of its biggest threats yet in the face of the rising costs of living which may affect casinos in the country. YouGov Analyzed the […]

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Luxor Casino Bomber Escapes From Custody

43-year-old Porfirio Duarte-Herrera was given a life sentence in 2009 for killing Willebaldo Dorantes Antonio, a former employee at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs eatery at the Luxor Hotel & Casino on the Vegas Strip. As prosecutors on the case managed to prove, Duarte-Herrera used Omar Rueda-Denvers as an accomplice. Dorantes was Rueda-Denvers’ ex-girlfriend’s new partner. […]

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Merkur Implements GiG’s Automated Compliance System

German operator Merkur struck a deal with iGaming company Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) to implement the software developer’s latest affiliate compliance tools. The partnership will provide Merkur greater flexibility as the company expands in the diverse and strictly regulated European gambling sector. Merkur Will Have Tighter Affiliate Control The new agreement will provide Merkur […]

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Danish Regulator Unleashed Its Biggest Ban Wave Yet

Frederiksberg court has greenlit a huge hit against the black gaming market. As a result, Spillemyndigheden, Denmark’s gambling regulator, will be allowed to bar 82 unlicensed gambling websites from offering their products in the country. Spillemyndigheden Bans 82 Sites As the battle between legal and illegal gambling rages on, the Danish regulator has been allowed […]

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Germany Should Introduce Watershed Gambling Advertising Ban

Germany’s Federal Center for Health Education (BZgA) is once again raising the alarm of risks online sports betting brings, calling for a watershed ban on gambling advertising. Gambling Advertising Fuels Problem Gambling To mark the national Gambling Addiction Day on September 28, the federal health body and the federal Commissioner for Addiction and Drug Issues […]

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GAMSTOP Launches First-Ever UK Gambling-Awareness Campaign

The British gambling self-exclusion service, GAMSTOP, announced the launch of a new initiative that seeks to raise awareness of self-exclusion. GAMSTOP Introduces New Self-Exclusion Awareness Campaign The new campaign was launched on Thursday, September 15, via Twitter and reached an overall audience of 2.6 million people. The initiative, called #TakeBackControl2022 Day marks the first self-exclusion awareness campaign launched in the UK. […]

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BGC Supports The Government’s Growth Plan

Britain’s Betting and Gaming Council, the single industry body for UK betting and gaming, has expressed its support for the government’s new Growth Plan. According to the union, its members will gladly back the plan. The UK Wants to Grow Its Gaming Industry On September 23, Kwasi Kwarteng, Chancellor of the Exchequer, unveiled the British […]

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Spelinspektionen To Launch Supplier License Applications As Planned

Sweden’s gaming regulator, Spelinspektionen, set the cart before the horse by announcing its B2B supplier license application process would launch as planned on March 1 next year without having the bill implementing these licenses approved in parliament. Proceeding According to Initial Plans The announcement that Spelinspektionen would open the application process as planned is a […]