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Politician Blasts UK Gambling Commission Imposed Affordability Checks

The Racing Post reported that one parliamentary representative harshly criticized the betting industry regulatory body for forcing bookmakers to ask for customers’ private financial information to allow them to gamble. Shipley MP Opined the Gambling Commission Is Out of Control Customers are currently experiencing excessive and intrusive examinations of their financial situation and sources of […]

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Singapore Actor Investigated For Promoting Illegal Gambling

An actor in Singapore is under investigation for an alleged breach of the Gambling Control Act by promoting an illegal gambling website in three video commercials. Gambling with Unlicensed Operators Terence Cao, 55, participated in various roles in the three video commercials and all of his roles silently promoted the excitement and fun derived from […]

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Mkodo’s GeoLocs Service Is Now Available To Operators

GeoLocs promises advanced technology that is self-manageable, seamlessly implemented, easy to use, and designed with the needs of iGaming operators in mind. Featuring geo-based marketing and promotional offers, GeoLocs promises easy regulatory compliance. The developer’s solution was tested with the help of several trusted partners and is now available to operators. The Developer Prioritizes the […]

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Entain Snatches BetCity From Sports Entertainment Media For $482M

The deal between the two parties was originally announced for an initial consideration of €300 million ($324 million) and a maximum deferred contingent consideration of €550 million ($594 million) in June 2022. Now, Entertain has presented the completion of all procedures for a final acquisition cost of €450 million ($484.2 million). The total cost, which […]

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AGCO Greenlights BtoBet For Launch In Ontario

BtoBet, a pioneer in the provision of iGaming platform and sportsbook solutions, has been greenlit to launch in Ontario. This is an important milestone for the company, which has been looking to expand its presence in the NA region. BtoBet to Launch in Ontario BtoBet, a subsidiary of NeoGames, will now launch in the province […]

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Bet365 Named The Guardians’ Exclusive Mobile Betting Partner

Online sports betting and gaming operator bet365 announced it has signed a multi-year partnership with the Cleveland Guardians to mark the arrival of its online sportsbook in Ohio. Affirm Presence in the Cleveland Community The agreement between UK-based bet365 and the MLB franchise, Cleveland Guardians, comes just days after Ohio officially launched its sports betting […]

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DoubleDown To Acquire SuprNation In A €33m All-Cash Deal

Social gaming company DoubleDown Interactive announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire online casino gaming firm SuprNation AB in an all-cash deal. First Post-IPO Acquisition The acquisition of Swedish-based iGaming company SurpNation will cost DoubleDown Interactive €33 million ($35.4 million) on a cash-free and debt-free basis and will be subject to a final […]

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NeoGames And Pollard Banknote Strengthened NPI Joint Venture

Provider of iLottery and iGaming solutions NeoGames announced a new joint venture operating agreement with Pollard Banknote related to their NeoPollard Interactive (NPI), and an amendment of a previous joint venture agreement between the parties in Michigan. Deepening NPI’s Collaboration The new joint venture agreements signed between NeoGames and Pollard Banknote are aimed at reinforcing […]

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Damian Green Named DCMS Committee Chair In Knight’s Absence

Damian Green MP will serve as the chairman of the Department of Digital, Culture Media and Sports Committee. Green to Chair the DCMS Committee Green will assume the rule in the wake of Julian Knight who recused himself from the Parliament recently. The latter man will meanwhile deal with sexual harassment allegations made against him […]

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VICI Properties Acquired Four PURE Casinos To Enter Canada

A leaseback transaction between VICI Properties and Pure Canadian Gaming Group saw the real estate investment trust (REIT) acquire four gaming properties in Canada. Sale-Leaseback Model VICI Properties announced it has acquired the real estate assets of four PURE Casinos in Alberta – PURE Casino Edmonton in Edmonton, PURE Casino Yellowhead in Edmonton, PURE Casino […]