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NEW SURVEY GIVES EUROPEAN COMMISSION A BETTER VIEW OF EUROPE'S ONLINE GAMBLING REGULATIONS

18th January, 2017 at 08:48:32
Quinel and Avviza deliver their matrix of national online gambling regulations.

Regulatory certification and consulting firms Quinel and Avviza have concluded their extensive survey of European national online gambling technical regulatory requirements following a six month project to assemble an easy to reference matrix, commissioned last year by the European Commission's Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs directorate.

Full Story: New Survey Gives European Commission A Better View Of Europe's Online Gambling Regulations »

U.K. GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES MANDATORY HORSE RACE BETTING LEVY (Update)

14th January, 2017 at 08:31:36
Land and online bookmakers will be required to pay ten percent of their gross UK horseracing wager revenues to the industry.

The UK government has moved on the long-running horse racing levy dispute between UK bookies and the British Horseracing Authority, replacing the current and perennially contentious voluntary system with a mandatory contribution of 10 percent of revenues accrued from betting by UK punters.

Full Story: U.k. Government Introduces Mandatory Horse Race Betting Levy (update) »

G.L.I. THE FIRST TESTING AGENCY TO BE ACCREDITED IN CZECH REPUBLIC

26th December, 2016 at 05:57:45
Growing interest in the newly regulated market from operators.

Online gambling operators are showing growing interest in licensing in the newly regulated Czech Republic market scheduled to open January 1 2017, encouraging testing agencies to seek accreditation, and the first to be successful in this endeavour is Gaming Laboratories International (GLI).

Full Story: G.l.i. The First Testing Agency To Be Accredited In Czech Republic »

CENTRAL EUROPEAN VIRTUAL SPORTS CONTRACT EXTENDED BY INSPIRED GAMING

21st December, 2016 at 07:03:38
Fortuna land and online gambling group signs up for popular product.

Virtual sports content provider Inspired Gaming has agreed an extended contract with Central Europe's largest land and online betting operator, Fortuna Group.

Full Story: Central European Virtual Sports Contract Extended By Inspired Gaming »

GVC LAUNCH PROPRIETARY PRO TABLE GAME SERIES

19th December, 2016 at 19:30:07
Two new titles debut, the first of many to come.

GVC Holdings' in-house developers have developed Blackjack Pro and European Roulette Pro, the first two titles to launch in its new casino table game Pro Series.

Full Story: Gvc Launch Proprietary Pro Table Game Series »

TGG INTERACTIVE CLINCH BETEAST AND BALKAN BET DEALS

19th December, 2016 at 15:56:13
European expansion.

Hong Kong-based interactive entertainment firm TGG Takara Gaming Group has clinched a deal with online betting operator BetEast for the integration of customised sportsbetting, casino and e-sports content.

Full Story: Tgg Interactive Clinch Beteast And Balkan Bet Deals »

NEW AUSTRIAN AFFILIATE MEMBER OF EGBA

05th December, 2016 at 15:02:20
Seeks to advance EU compliant regulation and strong player protection policies.

The Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (OVWG) has become the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) latest member.

Full Story: New Austrian Affiliate Member Of Egba »

HOPE AT LAST FOR GERMAN ONLINE GAMBLING

29th October, 2016 at 07:32:22
Pressure from operators, the courts and the European Commission leads to a revision of the chaotic State Treaty on Gambling.

On Friday a press release from a German prime minister's conference boosted hopes that the chaotic and frustrating regulatory scene in regard to online gambling policy in Germany may at last be on the road to a fair and logical reorganisation.

Full Story: Hope At Last For German Online Gambling »

TOM HORN GAMING AWARDED ONLINE GAMBLING MALTA LICENCE

27th October, 2016 at 08:53:23
Software provider approved for the hosting and management of Malta-based gaming operators.

Online gambling software provider Tom Horn Gaming has been awarded a Malta Gaming Authority licence that permits the company to host and manage Malta-based gaming operators.

Full Story: Tom Horn Gaming Awarded Online Gambling Malta Licence »

HIGH TAXATION FEWER LICENSED OPERATORS IN SWEDEN

15th October, 2016 at 07:55:24
Report commissioned by online gambling trade body confirms the obvious.

The Association of Online Gambling Operators, a trade association representing the interests of European Union operators active in Sweden, has commissioned an independent research company to confirm the obvious to Swedish politicians - set the tax rate in a liberalised Swedish market too high and there will be fewer operators interested in licensing, leading to a lower tax harvest at the end of the day.

Full Story: High Taxation Fewer Licensed Operators In Sweden »

HABANERO IN CONTENT AGGREGATOR AGREEMENT

11th October, 2016 at 08:37:53
Online gambling games developer strikes Slotegrator Ltd. deal to build European expansion.

Online gambling games developer Habanero is building a stronger European presence through a new deal with online slots aggregator Slotegrator Ltd.

Full Story: Habanero In Content Aggregator Agreement »

EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE TO CONSIDER GIBRALTAR ONLINE GAMBLING ISSUE

27th September, 2016 at 09:44:06
Should Gibraltar and Britain be regarded as a single state under EU gambling laws?

The 2014 dispute between the UK government's taxman and the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association over point-of-consumption taxation in online gambling is again the focus of media attention as the European Court of Justice considers the case starting October 4.

Full Story: European Court Of Justice To Consider Gibraltar Online Gambling Issue »

AUSSIE ONLINE BOOKMAKER EYES EUROPEAN MARKET

16th September, 2016 at 13:40:35
TopBetta subsidiary obtains Alderney e-gaming licence

The Australian listed online bookmaker TopBetta Holdings has announced that its subsidiary The Global Tote Limited, has been granted a Category2 (business-to-business) e-gambling licence by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission.

Full Story: Aussie Online Bookmaker Eyes European Market »

GAMEACCOUNT NETWORK CONFIRMS NEW EUROPEAN ONLINE CASINO SET-UP FOR U.S. CLIENT

12th September, 2016 at 08:49:55
Client not identified, but it has ambitions in Europe's regulated markets.

Online gambling software supplier GamingAccount Network (GAN) has confirmed earlier reports that it has contracted to set-up a European regulated markets-facing online casino in an extension of an existing partnership with one of its unidentified US clients (see previous reports).

Full Story: Gameaccount Network Confirms New European Online Casino Set-up For U.s. Client »

ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATOR STRENGTHENS EASTERN EUROPEAN PRESENCE

08th September, 2016 at 15:48:13
GIG signs platform services partnership with Slovakia's biggest betting operator.

Norwegian-listed online gambling corporate Gaming Innovation Group has announced a new agreement that strengthens its presence in Eastern Europe, revealing that it is to supply platform services to Niké, a major betting operator in the Slovakian market.

Full Story: Online Gambling Operator Strengthens Eastern European Presence »



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