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EUROPEAN ONLINE GAMBLING GROWTH CONTINUED IN 2016

29th March, 2017 at 08:27:22
Researchers estimate revenues climbed 6.6 percent.

Respected online gambling research group Eilers and Krejick say that online gambling revenues in Europe grew by 6.6 percent year-on-year despite restrictions in Portugal, Poland and the Czech Republic, which spokesman Adam Krejcik said cost operators around Euro 500 million.

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BWIN AWARDS PAN-EUROPEAN ONLINE GAMBLING ADVERTISING ACCOUNT

28th March, 2017 at 19:47:54
BBH Sport wins significant account after a competitive pitch.

Following a competitive pitch, the London advertising agency founded by rugby international Lawrence Dallaglio, BBH Sport, has clinched the significant pan-European advertising account of GVC subsidiary Bwin.

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LADBROKES CORAL REPORT UNAUDITED 2016 RESULTS

28th March, 2017 at 11:21:29
Successful start for merged group, CEO determines.

Ladbrokes Coral Group plc delivered unaudited results for the fiscal year 2016, reporting a net loss, in-line with its 18 January 2017 trading statement, of GBP 204.3 million which it attributes to non-trading merger costs.

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EGBA PUBLISH GUIDANCE ON 4TH EUROPEAN UNION AML DIRECTIVE (Update)

22nd March, 2017 at 20:12:25
June 26 deadline nears.

The European Gambling and Betting Association (EGBA) has published a guidance document on the transposition of the 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive which European Union member states must implement by June 26, 2017.

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GSA EUROPE WELCOMES MICROGAMING

20th March, 2017 at 19:52:51
As Platinum member.

The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Europe has welcomed Microgaming Software Systems Limited as a Platinum member.

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SECOND GERMAN STATE TREATY ON GAMBLING APPROVED BY BUNDESTAG

17th March, 2017 at 14:21:15
Lower house rejects European Commission opinion that latest gambling reform proposals are not viable.

Lawmakers in Germany's Bundestag have taken the unusual step of rejecting a European Commission opinion that the country's second State Treaty on Gambling is not viable and "unworkable," and have advanced the legislation.

Full Story: Second German State Treaty On Gambling Approved By Bundestag »

EUROPEAN REGULATORS BECOMING INCREASINGLY AGGRESSIVE

02nd March, 2017 at 09:50:51
Legal workshop points to more risk for illegal operators.

The respected law firm DLA Piper has flagged salient points from its February 6 online gambling regulatory workshop, which was attended by delegates from across Europe, noting that national regulators have become increasingly aggressive in pursuit of unlicensed operators accessing their national markets.

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FORTUNA TO ACQUIRE GAMING SYSTEMS PROVIDER

24th February, 2017 at 15:41:24
Gambling operator has not revealed consideration agreed for acquisition of Hattrick Sports Group.

Central European online and land gambling group Fortuna Entertainment has announced an acquisition deal that will see it take over gaming systems provider Hattrick Sports for an undisclosed consideration.

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EGBA WELCOMES BETSSON

22nd February, 2017 at 13:00:55
As operator further expands in regulated markets across Europe.

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has welcomed major European online gambling firm Betsson to its membership ranks as the operator expands further outside of the Nordics.

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ESSA BOOSTED BY BETSTARS MEMBERSHIP

22nd February, 2017 at 13:00:55
Membership grows to cover the majority of major brands operating in the European market.

European sports betting integrity body, ESSA, has partnered Amaya Inc.'s BetStars as its 25th regulated betting operator.

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GREENTUBE SELECTS KAMBI SPORTSBOOK

07th February, 2017 at 19:29:01
For brands operating in European markets.

Kambi will offer its sportsbook service to a number of Greentube's European markets - including Spain, Italy, UK, Germany and Romania, following the formalisation of a contract with Novomatic Interactive, this week.

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NEKTAN TAKES COMPLETE OWNERSHIP OF RESPIN US

06th February, 2017 at 14:08:57
Realignment to International solutions provider strategy plays out.

B2B gaming solutions and services provider Nektan PLC has increased its share in Respin Inc. from 85 percent to take complete ownership of the US-focused, Class II mobile on-property mobile casino solution provider.

Full Story: Nektan Takes Complete Ownership Of Respin Us »

PAN-EUROPEAN TAX HARMONY 'DEAD IN THE WATER?"

27th January, 2017 at 04:28:03
Tax expert says European Court of Justice Attorney General's opinion on UK-Gibraltar litigation signals that EU courts are happy for individual member states to impose their own laws on online gambling.

The European Court of Justice Attorney General Maciej Szpunar's rejection of the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association's arguments on the UK p.o.c. tax and his opinion that the UK and Gibraltar were one entity in these circumstances (see previous reports) could have major implications, opines an article published by Bloomberg business news this week.

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PAN-EUROPEAN TAX HARMONY 'DEAD IN THE WATER?"

23rd January, 2017 at 17:54:54
Tax expert says European Court of Justice Attorney General's opinion on UK-Gibraltar litigation signals that EU courts are happy for individual member states to impose their own laws on online gambling.

The European Court of Justice Attorney General Maciej Szpunar's rejection of the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association's arguments on the UK p.o.c. tax and his opinion that the UK and Gibraltar were one entity in these circumstances (see previous reports) could have major implications, opines an article published by Bloomberg business news this week.

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GSA FOUND EUROPEAN DIVISION

23rd January, 2017 at 14:26:16
To be officially launched at ICE Expo.

The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) will formerly launch its newly founded, Malta-based European division at the upcoming ICE expo.

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