FORMER AUSSIE POLITICAL FOE NOW WORKING WITH ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATORS
07th December, 2016 at 19:28:46
Former communications minister Stephen Conroy appointed head of new responsible gambling group founded by operators.
Stephen Conroy is a name familiar to most online gambling industry folks as the former Australian government minister who tried to introduce some decidedly Internet-unfriendly censorship legislation in his attempts to shut down online gambling and other pursuits he considered unsuitable for Aussies.
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UNIBET NAME CHANGE TO KINDRED PLC APPROVED BY SHAREHOLDERS
06th December, 2016 at 15:15:59
December 12 2016 will be the first day of trading for Kindred Group plc.
Following an extraordinary general meeting at which shareholders approved the change of the Unibet title and brand to Kindred Group plc, the online gambling group will begin trading under the new name on December 12.
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UNIBET TO INTEGRATE BANKID IN SWEDEN
14th November, 2016 at 21:06:20
First integration with an online gambling operator.
Unibet Group will integrate electronic authentication system BankID on its Unibet and Maria Casino sites for the Swedish market to create a faster, more efficient authentification and verification process.
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UNIBET WEIGHS IN ON AUSSIE IN-PLAY DEBATE
07th November, 2016 at 20:27:10
UNIBET JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST FOOTBALL CORRUPTION
20th October, 2016 at 08:12:07
Online gambling group signs cooperative agreement with FIFA's Early Warning System.
Online gambling operator Unibet Group has signed a cooperation agreement with the FIFA subsidiary Early Warning System GmbH (EWS).
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NEW CFO APPOINTED BY NETENT
03rd October, 2016 at 14:01:50
Experience lies in senior executive roles with digital firm.
Therese Hillman will succeed Maria Hedengren as chief financial officer for NetEnt, effective January 9, 2017.
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CHANGE OF NAME FOR UNIBET HOLDING GROUP?
29th September, 2016 at 13:40:19
Directors plan to change title to Kindred Group.
The directors of the publicly-listed European online gambling group Unibet have advised shareholders that they are considering a name change to Kindred Group plc in order to improve "synergy, clarity and flexibility" for the larger group.
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GENERAL LAUNCH FOR PLAY'N GO SUPER FLIP SLOT
13th September, 2016 at 09:44:25
Premium title now available to all operators after successful exclusivity period with Unibet
Online gambling games developer Play'n GO has unveiled Super Flip, its latest premium title which has hitherto been exclusive to the Unibet group.
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ZONELOCK CHOOSE INGENUITY GAMING
08th August, 2016 at 15:12:23
As preferred development partner.
In a brief industry announcement, Isle of Man-based games development studio ZoneLock Games has named Ingenuity Gaming as its preferred development partner.
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SPORTECH'S THE FOOTBALL POOLS IN DEAL WITH BETUP
05th August, 2016 at 15:52:58
Deal brings in-play betting to Football Pools customers for the first time.
Sportech plc subsidiary The Football Pools has inked an agreement to offer the BetUp second-screen live betting game from Commologic, bringing in-play betting to its punters for the first time.
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AUSSIE ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATORS COMBINE TO FIGHT SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TAX
01st August, 2016 at 20:32:47
National campaign planned to fight 'place of consumption' tax.
Australian online gambling companies that usually compete against one another for business are planning to collaborate in fighting a common problem - the imposition of the South Australian government's proposed new ' place of consumption' tax.
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LADBROKES TO HALT LIVE BETTING IN AUSTRALIA
14th June, 2016 at 12:40:42
Shutdown follows order from Northern Territory regulator.
It appears that the mere threat of federal government action against live betting in Australia (despite the current absence of specific legislation) has been enough to cow both the Northern Territory regulator and online gambling group Ladbrokes into submission.
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U.K. NEWSPAPER HIGHLIGHTS ONLINE GAMBLING SUCCESS
22nd May, 2016 at 08:09:25
But juxtapositions details with problem gambling.
The Mail on Sunday reported on the success of the online gambling industry over the weekend, but juxta positioned the detail with problem gambling examples and a quote from an academic who appears to believe that tighter government regulation is necessary.
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UNIBET SELECTS KARMARAMA CREATIVE
17th May, 2016 at 16:22:10
Following almost six-month pitch process.
Unibet has named Karmarama as its new European creative lead following a six-month hunt in which the London-based agency pitched for the business, along with others, earlier this year.
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LITHUANIAN BLACKLIST UPDATED
03rd May, 2016 at 11:16:47
Regulator has some harsh things to say about Unibet.
Following the latest update this week, there are now almost a hundred online gambling sites listed on the Lithuania Gaming Control Authority's blacklist for ISP blocking, allegedly for accessing Lithuanian punters without the requisite licensing.
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