MICROGAMING PLAYING IT FORWARD AGAIN
29th March, 2017 at 15:16:22
Charity tournament benefits numerous charities across the globe.
The inaugural charity poker tournament laid on by the MPN, on board a luxury super yacht moored adjacent to the ExCeL Centre during the ICE Totally Gaming 2017 exhibition last month, has benefited numerous charities through Microgaming's Play It Forward initiative.
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INCONSISTENT REGULATION A CHALLENGE FOR ONLINE GAMBLING
21st February, 2017 at 08:50:33
Isle of Man regulator in an interesting media interview.
In an exclusive interview with the internet publication Yogonet, the Isle of Man's head of e-gaming, Mark Robson, gave his views on a variety of issues, opining that inconsistent regulation in the e-gaming industry is presenting a major challenge.
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ISLE OF MAN ANNOUNCE CHANGES TO LICENSING STRUCTURE
06th February, 2017 at 21:51:55
Regulator simplifies regulatory requirements.
The Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC) has announced a series of changes to its licensing structure after consultation and feedback from the Island's e-Gaming sector, saying it is responding to technological advancements and reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens.
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SPORAGA TO SET UP SHOP IN IOM
28th September, 2016 at 12:56:20
Follows successful Beta period in Brazilian market.
Daily fantasy sports company Sporaga Limited has been granted a license by the I sle of Man's Department of Economic Developmen t to develop operations on the island.
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TRADA ONLINE CASINO ADDS iSOFTBET GAMES TO INVENTORY
11th August, 2016 at 20:52:18
Over sixty extra games for Isle of Man-based operator.
The Isle of Man-based online casino operator Trada Casino has announced the addition of another sixty games to its gaming suite following a content agreement with London games developer iSoftBet.
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PADDY POWER CLOSES ISLE OF MAN OFFICE AND HEADS FOR MALTA
23rd June, 2016 at 17:01:27
10 jobs impacted by gambling group's decision.
The Isle of Man Examiner newspaper reports that Paddy Power is to close its licensing office on the Isle of Man, where it has been active for some years, following the merger with Betfair (see previous reports).
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PARIPLAY HEADS TO GIBRALTAR
27th May, 2016 at 10:27:52
Online gambling technology firm moves from Isle of Man to the Med.
Pariplay Ltd., an online and land gaming technology company, has moved its head office and operations centre from the Isle of Man to Gibraltar after being granted a Remote Gambling licence by the latter, and motivated by the Mediterranean jurisdiction's status as a global centre for top-tier gambling operators and service providers.
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ISLE OF MAN REGULATOR MULLS DIGITAL CURRENCIES
30th April, 2016 at 09:42:13
Officials are considering regulatory changes to allow gambling services to accept digital currencies.
With the continued increase in the use of virtual currencies such as Bitcoin in online gambling transactions, the publication CoinDesk reports that regulators on the Isle of Man are currently weighing regulatory changes that would allow gambling services to accept digital currencies "as if they were cash", to ensure that the regulations remain relevant and watertight.
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METRO PLAY SAGA NEARS ITS END (Update)
28th April, 2016 at 18:07:41
Liquidator sends final report to creditors.
The sad saga of online gambling websites Metro Play and 666Bet (see previous reports) appears to be drawing to a close following the liquidator's report to creditors, which offers them little comfort and lists a total debt of GBP 1,285,965.84, but no recoverable assets to meet the company's obligations to its creditors.
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CHELTENHAM "NO PAY" FURORE LATEST (Update)
04th April, 2016 at 17:18:32
Isle of Man regulator confirms it has launched an investigation.
The confiscation of Cheltenham horseracing winnings by Isle of Man licensed online sports books 138.com, 12Bet, Fun88.co.uk and TLC Bet is being investigated by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission, the regulator confirmed Monday.
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TRADA CASINO TO DROP ISLE OF MAN LICENSING
04th April, 2016 at 17:18:32
Online casino company focuses on UK Gambling Commission.
TradaGames (IOM) Limited has advised players at its Trada online casino that effective April 8 it will be focusing on its UK Gambling Commission licensing and relinquishing its Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission licence.
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ONLINE BOOKIE BOSS RESPONDS ON CHELTENHAM CHEATING CLAIMS (Update)
03rd April, 2016 at 07:36:44
We're reviewing transactions deemed suspicious, says TGP Holdings chief exec.
Garth Kimber, a former head of e-gaming for the Isle of Man and now CEO of online gambling group TGP Holdings, responded Saturday to accusations that his company was confiscating the winnings of punters who successfully bet on Cheltenham races (see previous reports).
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MEDIA STORM OVER ONLINE BOOKIES REFUSAL TO PAY PUNTERS
02nd April, 2016 at 07:20:41
Bookmaking losses at Cheltenham are being exacerbated by a growing PR furore.
Last month's Cheltenham horse racing festival was bad for bookies, but in some cases their situation is being worsened by wide newspaper and Twitter publicity on their questionable seizure of winnings from online punters.
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ONLINE GAMBLING TESTING AGENCY GETS THE NOD OF APPROVAL FROM I.O.M. REGULATOR
26th March, 2016 at 07:55:15
Betica Technology is headquartered in Asia.
Betica Technology Solutions Limited, an online gambling quality assurance and auditing services provider headquartered in Asia and founded in 2011, has been accredited by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission as a software testing facility.
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QUICKSPIN SIGNS 188BET GAMES DEAL
04th March, 2016 at 08:04:03
Games portfolio to go live with Isle of Man-based sportsbook operator.
The Swedish online slots specialist developer Quickspin has agreed a new deal to provide its games on the casino tab of 188BET.com.
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