OPAP AND CYPRUS GOVT AT LOGGERHEADS
07th March, 2017 at 10:51:20
Gambling giant refusing to open its books for audit without confidentiality agreement in place.
Cypriot media agencies are reporting an interesting development regarding OPAP who has reportedly refused to open up its books to the Cypriot Treasury for an audit unless a confidentiality agreement is in place.
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ICE TOTALLY GAMING WILL AGAIN BE A CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL GAMBLING
19th January, 2017 at 08:52:03
67 jurisdictions and sovereign states will be represented on the show next month.
Next month's ICE Totally Gaming conference and expo will again be a truly international affair, following confirmation by organisers Clarion Gaming that a total of 67 jurisdictions and sovereign states will be represented on the show floor at ExCeL Centre, London.
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WHAT'S HAPPENED TO CASINO CLUB WORLD?
13th January, 2017 at 08:31:28
Once a consistent contender for top casino awards, things appear to have changed....and not for the better.
Industry observers were speculating on apparent changes in ownership this week at Casino Club World, a long established and much respected online casino group that over the past decade was repeatedly the recipient of top casino and management awards.
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F.C.A. CLAMPDOWN CONTINUES TO IMPACT SPREAD BETTING FIRMS
04th January, 2017 at 21:08:53
Currency trading firm FxPro shelves float.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) revelations last year that it intends to clamp down on the level of financial risk that retail investors can take when using spread betting services (see previous report) continued to impact the spread betting industry this week with the announcement by currency trading firm FxPro that it has indefinitely shelved its planned IPO flotation in London, and has advised proposed directors that it is to remain a private company.
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LOOT.BET JOIN ULTRAPLAY ESPORTS PLATFORM
19th December, 2016 at 19:30:07
Offering pre-match and live betting in traditional and bitcoin currency.
Loot.bet, operated by Cyprus-based Livestream Ltd, is the latest eSports operator to join the UltraPlay platform.
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CYPRUS AUTHORITIES TURNING UP THE HEAT ON INTERNET GAMBLING
29th November, 2016 at 06:40:03
National Betting Authority reports that around 2,500 illegal gambling websites are currently being ISP-blocked.
The authorities in Cyprus are tightening online gambling counter measures; a parliamentary finance committee was assured this week by the National Betting Authority, which reported to lawmakers that it is in the process of ISP-blocking some 2,500 websites offering illegal online gambling to Cypriots.
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CYPRUS POLICE AGAIN ACTIVE AGAINST ONLINE GAMBLING
24th November, 2016 at 20:26:35
17 arrested in police operation.
For the second time in as many weeks, the Cyprus Police have mounted a raid on an illegal gambling venue providing both land and online gambling services.
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ANOTHER POLICE ONLINE GAMBLING RAID IN CYPRUS
18th November, 2016 at 17:11:26
Twelve computer sets seized in Peyia.
Officers from the Paphos crime prevention unit in Cyprus busted an illegal online gambling enterprise in Peyia on Thursday, seizing 12 computer sets and other evidence, a spokesman revealed Friday.
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POKERSTARS CASINO PUNTERS IN THE MONEY
21st September, 2016 at 20:19:17
Three substantial wins in quick succession.
PokerStars Casino has notified three jackpot hits, all within a relatively short space of time and awarded to long standing PokerStars customers.
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TURKISH ONLINE GAMBLING RING DISMANTLED
15th September, 2016 at 08:53:47
Alleged mastermind said to be a UK gambling executive.
The police in Istanbul, Turkey have reported the breakup of a major online gambling ring following a tip-off that led to a five-month investigation and a nation-wide police swoop this week.
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CYPRUS BETTING LICENSES AVAILABLE NEXT MONTH
08th September, 2016 at 07:49:05
October 3 date set for first applications.
The Cyprus National Betting Authority has announced that online sports betting licenses will be available to suitable applicants with effect from October 3rd this year.
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NEW ONLINE CASINO AND SPORTSBETTING PLATFORM LAUNCHED IN ROMANIA
26th May, 2016 at 15:40:01
CYPRUS POLICE BUST ILLEGAL GAMBLING RING
15th May, 2016 at 08:31:24
54 computers seized in police raid.
Police in Limassol, Cyprus have conducted a coordinated series of raids against illegal gambling operations on the island, seizing 54 computers and other evidence, according to a report from the CNA news agency Saturday.
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CZECH GAMBLING GROUP VOTES WITH ITS WALLET OVER TAX HIKES
22nd January, 2016 at 10:41:21
Synot Tip cancels most sports sponsorship and advertising activity in protest at sudden tax increases.
The Czech government's sudden decision to raise gambling taxes by between 3 and 8 percent has prompted local gambling operator Synot Tip to announce that it is withdrawing from most of its sport sponsorship and advertising activities in protest.
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BETCONSTRUCT AWARDED SPANISH LICENCE
14th October, 2015 at 15:26:56
For sportsbetting platform.
BetConstruct has met technical standards following an appraisal by Gaming Laboratories International of its sportsbook product followed by the award of a licence from Spain's gambling regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ).
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