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GIG Buys DACH Affiliate Marketing Asset for €5.7 MillionApr 24, 2017
Oslo-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has confirmed the purchase of a DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) as part of its affiliate network growth strategy. The asset’s worth is €5.7 million.
Kenya Launches Free Betting NewspaperApr 23, 2017
An interesting product has come along with the recent growth of the sports betting industry in Kenya. It is a free newspaper that provides betting advice and tips on securing massive wagering wins.
AFL Likely to Agree to Watered Down Gambling ReformApr 21, 2017
For the past two weeks, the AFL has been lobbying the Federal Government to forsake its plans to ban gambling TV advertising during live sports events.
Alabama Goes Ahead with Legalizing Fantasy Sports BettingApr 20, 2017
There has been progress regarding the issue of legalizing fantasy sports betting in Alabama. On Tuesday, the state House of Representatives voted in support of the bill to make this branch of the gaming industry legal.
Gambling Considered Threat to National Security in UgandaApr 19, 2017
Major General Peter Elwelu, Commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces, has spoken in favor of tightening the regulation of the gambling industry in the country.
Lawson Elaborates on Collaboration with OLGApr 18, 2017
A project to integrate horse racing with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is currently in the pipeline.
Arkansas Passes Fantasy Sports Bill, Texas Likely to Follow SuitApr 17, 2017
This week the state of Arkansas decriminalized daily fantasy sports while Texas also made a breakthrough passing a DFS bill.
Southampton Signs Sponsorship Deal with TLCBETApr 16, 2017
TLCBET, a leading Asian betting and gaming operator, is the new sponsor of the Saints football team, according to a press release.
Ukraine Moves to Do Away With Gambling BanApr 15, 2017
The Ukranian Minister of Finance has vowed to make gambling legal in the country after it was banned almost eight years ago. The promise is bound by a deadline in 2018.
NYX OpenBet Platform Accomplishes Record Performance During Grand National 2017Apr 14, 2017
NYX Gaming has revealed that a stunning 24 million sports bets were recorded on its OpenBet platform during last weekend’s Grand National.
Asian Sportsbook Dafabet Sets Foot in KenyaApr 13, 2017
Major Asian sports betting company Dafabet has announced it is entering the Kenyan market. The news has been enthusiastically embraced by players in Kenya who are looking forward to trying out “the biggest bets and best odds”, as Dafabet advertizes its services.
SportPesa Issues Lawsuits Against Kenya On Grounds of Increased TaxesApr 12, 2017
Several lawsuits against the Kenyan government have been issued by SportPesa investor Bradley Trading following the authorities’ decision to increase gambling tax to 50%.
BtoBet Steps IntoNigerian Market Through Sahara’s YangaBet PlatformApr 11, 2017
Malta-based gambling software developer BtoBet has released information about the supplier deal it has signed with Nigerian gambling group Sahara Game Technology (Sahara). According to the provisions of the agreement, BtoBet will supply solutions for the new sports betting brand “YangaBet” (Yangabet.com).
Timothy Doheny Files Lawsuit In Connection To Past Criminal Sports Gambling InvolvementApr 10, 2017
Timothy Doheny, co-owner in the Rose Demolition and Carting company dealing with removing construction debris, submitted an application to the Business Integrity Commission (BIC) to renew the license of the company. However, an unexpected problem occurred as the authorities questioned Doheny on his past criminal record involving charges on illegal sports betting.
RakeTech Acquires Two Sports Betting and Gambling CompaniesApr 9, 2017
Leading European iGaming affiliate RakeTech has acquired sports betting platform BetXpert.com and gambling company Turtle Gaming.
Aimhigh Global Becomes Management Rights Holder in Sports Betting CompanyApr 8, 2017
Aimhigh Global Co. has become the largest shareholder of the sports betting company Spolive, and has thus received the management rights.
Contagious to Restructure Its European OperationsApr 7, 2017
Contagious Gaming is moving towards optimizing costs by restructuring its European business. This was revealed in an official press release which elaborated on a share agreement annulment among Digitote Ltd, Digitote Software GmbH Deutschland, Gabriele Knicker, Guenter Boyks and Contagious.
Paddy Power Extends Partnership with Playtech; Developer to Supply More SSBTsApr 6, 2017
UK and Irish sports betting and casino operator Paddy Power continues its collaboration with leading gaming software provider Playtech. The extended agreement will supply Paddy Power with a larger number of self-service betting terminals (SSBTs), which is what the operator needs to meet current market demand.
bwin Determined to Remain on Polish Market; Pursues LicenseApr 5, 2017
It has been revealed that online betting brand bwin is seeking to obtain a license to operate on the Polish market. Owned by multinational sports betting and gambling services provider GVC Holdings, bwin offers numerous iGaming products such as a sportsbook and casino and poker platforms.
Amaya Looks Into Sports BettingM&A in 2017Apr 4, 2017
In an interview for Bloomberg News, CEO of Amaya Inc Rafi Ashkenazi reiterated the company’s willingness to diversify its operations once its internal issues have been resolved. Succeeding former Amaya leader David Baazov in August 2016, Ashkenazi has thus far been working on lowering the company’s long-term debt and putting together a new executive team.
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