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Simplebet Powers ClutchBet With Micro-Betting Products In Iowa And Colorado

A few days after expanding its roster of partners with Hard Rock Digital, Simplebet unveiled another partnership agreement, this time with ClutchBet, a mobile-first sportsbook. Under the agreement, Simplebet, a global specialist in micro-betting products and technology, will provide the operator with short-form wagering offerings. The current deal is focused on Iowa and Colorado and […]

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IBIA Unveils Education Program For Canadian Athletes

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) will work with its member operators to establish and fund a new education program for Canadian athletes. The announcement was initially made at the Symposium on Competition Manipulation and Gambling in Sport event in Toronto. With representatives of notable North American sports leagues, such as the CFL, CPL, Hockey […]

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Sweden’s Gambling Sector Revenues Level Out As The Market Settles Down

The past few years have seen Sweden’s gambling industry undergo significant changes, motivated by the government’s commitment to enduring player protection and responsible gambling practices. Despite gambling revenue leveling out, operators in the country can still bring in substantial profits and contribute to a sustainable and socially responsible gambling landscape. The Industry Has Reached an […]

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The Kansspelautoriteit Warns Lottery Companies Over Illegal Offerings

The Kansspelautoriteit, the Netherlands’ gambling regulator, has once again warned incompliant operators. This time the violators are the National Postcode Lottery (Nationale Postcode Loterij) and the Friends Lottery (Vriendenloterij), which were found guilty of offering games they didn’t have licenses for. As announced by the KSA, both parties offered products that are not permitted under […]

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Indiana Bill To Better Address Cases Of Illegal Animal Gambling

New legislation in Indiana is aiming to ease the burden of caring for the evidence of illegal animal fighting rings in Indiana, covering expenses for caretakers while the cases wind down through the legal system. Matching Bond to Costs Indiana Senate Bill 423 seeks to expand the scope of “reasonable expenses” of bonds set by […]

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Regulatory Gaps In African Markets Create A Haven For Unscrupulous Operators

Several factors have contributed to the recent and sudden surge in gambling activity across various African markets. However, ineffective regulations across many jurisdictions have created an environment ripe for exploitation by predatory operators. With gambling-related crime on the rise, affected countries are hard-pressed to find a solution, or the issue will continue to escalate. Africa […]

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KSA Reminds License Holders About Incoming Advertising Ban

The Netherlands gambling regulator, Kannspelautoriteit (KSA), released a clarification about the upcoming ban on untargeted advertising for online games of chance starting from July 1, 2023. Protect Vulnerable Groups The ban is expected to ensure better protection against the risk of developing gambling addiction for vulnerable groups of society such as young people and the […]

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ANJ: 2022 Gambling Market In France Reached Record €12.9B

France’s national gambling authority, l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ), published its 2022 market report, showing disparities across the different verticals. Brick-and-Mortar Gambling on the Rise Gross gaming revenue for the year reached a record €12.9 billion ($13.9 billion), posting an increase of 20% compared to 2021, spearheaded by operators holding exclusive rights (La Française des […]

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Macau Attracts Tourists With A London-Themed Resort

This iconic development, positioned at the heart of Macau’s Cotai Strip, features replicas of London’s most iconic landmarks. The luxury casino resort offers some of the best accommodations and dining experiences, catering to the diverse tastes of its guests. Despite catering to gaming enthusiasts, the resort can remain attractive to non-gamers, aligning with Macau’s desire […]

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LeoVegas’ Business Declined In Q1 2023, The Management Remains Optimistic

MGM-owned operator LeoVegas has posted its Q1 results, reporting a difficult period for the company. The operators’ trading declined as the group recorded drops in several metrics. LeoVegas posted total quarterly revenue of $101 million (converted to USD), which represents a slight decline of 4% from last year’s results. The company EBITDA, meanwhile, sunk further […]