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All set for regulated online sports betting in Cyprus

Harris Georgiades said the government promotes a five-pronged strategy covering the operation of an integrated casino resort and the licensing of VLT slot machines in the context of the casino license, among others.

Cyprus | 29/07/2016

Thousands of Cypriots will have access to regulated sports betting as soon as October 3 as their country preps for its first legal online sports books. It’s a massive leap forward for a country that once shunned regulated gambling of all kinds.

Exclusive interview with Per Norman, Mr Green CEO

"We are moving into a new phase where we can be much more aggressive"

Mr Green CEO Per Norman said the company was looking to expand geographically.

Malta | 29/07/2016

Major gambling operator Mr Green recently published its financial results which showed interesting H1 earnings which CEO Per Norman discussed with Yogonet International.

Company teamed up with live sports data provider Opta

FanDuel granted license to launch fantasy football product in UK

FanDuel’s license status with regards to remote pool betting on the GC’s website has changed from pending to active.

United Kingdom | 29/07/2016

FanDuel is now on track to carry out its plans for a UK launch, after being granted a licence by the Gambling Commission (GC).

Gambling Act

Poland okays online poker for foreign operators

Poland | 29/07/2016

Poland's Council of Ministers in late June approved legislation amendments which will allow for foreign operators to offer online poker and permit poker tournaments outside of casinos.

Seeks to ensure transparency

European Commission publishes draft legislation to abolish Bitcoin anonymity

Belgium | 29/07/2016

After calling for an end to the anonymity of Bitcoin users in February, the European Commission has now proposed a directive that has been designed to help prevent the use of the digital currencies to finance criminal activities and terrorism.

Official figures

Czech Republic concerned over rise of online gambling among youngsters

Czech Republic | 29/07/2016

Lawmakers earlier this year passed a law that restricted online gambling in the country that has a population of 10.5 million.

Newly merged companies continue to build audiovisual portfolio

The Sportsman acquires audiovisual rights for top women's volleyball league in Italy

Italy | 29/07/2016

The sportsman media group, which is now part of Sportradar since its acquisition earlier this year, has acquired the international audiovisual rights for the Lega Pallavolo Serie A Femminile across broadcast media distribution and betting exploitation purposes for the next four seasons.

Perfect Pairs, 21+3 and Lucky Lucky now available to customers

LeoVegas launches Felt table games

United Kingdom | 29/07/2016

LeoVegas.com has added a full suite of proprietary table games from specialist supplier Felt.

Company aims for European expansion

XIN Gaming acquires Tain and Betting Promotion

China | 29/07/2016

The two Swedish companies merged in 2013 and will now be owned by XIN Gaming, which is already established as a leading content and platform supplier. The deal for both companies is worth approximately USD 10M).

Rapid growth expansion plans

SeanieMac inks deal with Optima for multi-channel platform setup

United Kingdom | 29/07/2016

The agreement includes a Margin Maker 2 system, as well as the establishment of new web and mobile front-end products.

Calls on the governmnet to rein in the gambling industry

Congress MLA Pandurang Madkaikar says Goa is the third largest casino destination globally

India | 29/07/2016

Condemning the growth in the number of casinos in the state, Goa Congress MLA Pandurang Madkaikar said that Goa was the third largest casino destination in the world after Las Vegas, Macao and Singapore. Madkaikar called on the government to rein in the casino industry in the state before the casino lobby began to control the state government.

Tallinn

New Olympic Park Casino to feature EGT cabinets

Estonia | 29/07/2016

Euro Games Technology’s casino equipment has once again been chosen by Olympic Entertainment Group – a leading provider of gaming services in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, operating also in Poland, Slovakia, Belarus, Italy and Malta.

'World theater of gaming'

William Shakespeare, Banksy inspire creative campaign for ICE 2017

United Kingdom | 29/07/2016

The creative marketing team responsible for ICE Totally Gaming has drawn on the unconventional cultural sources of William Shakespeare and graffiti artist Banksy as inspiration for the campaign in support of the 2017 show.

Event to take place in November

iGaming Academy unveils Content Specialist for education forum

Malta | 29/07/2016

Joshua O’Cock, CMO of Los Angeles mobile gaming company, Steampunk Wizards Inc. and Managing Director of Malta based digital marketing agency, Growth Gurus, has been unveiled as Content Specialist responsible for the Social Media Marketing workshop at November's iGaming Education Forum, which is taking place as part of the SiGMA Conference (16 – 18 November). 

USD 265M destination

Foxwoods Resort Casino announces redesign of Biloxi Pointe property

United States | 29/07/2016

Foxwoods Resort Casino has partnered with architectural firm Friedmutter Group to design and engineer the new Foxwoods Resort Casino at Biloxi Pointe in Mississippi.

Gambling facilities could be opened in Miller, Boone and Washington

Arkansas group pushes plan for three casinos

United States | 29/07/2016

A group hoping to see casinos legalized in three Arkansas counties has been given extra time to get the roughly 22,000 additional signatures needed to get the issue on the November ballot.

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