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Centralised Paddy Power Betfair closes Gibraltar offices & operations

FTSE100 bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) is set to close down its Gibraltar operations, as part of the firm’s ongoing post-merger transition. The enlarged enterprise has made its decision in order to realign its operations by centralizing its core business

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Sales slowdown hurts IGT Group’s Q1 2017 opening

Publishing its Q1 trading results, New York-listed IGT Group Plc has detailed a tough opening to its financial year, reporting declines throughout its core metrics. The gambling technology and lottery systems provider would detail a group revenue decline of 10%

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GAME Act seeks to establish US sports betting at a Federal Level

The legislation of licensed sports betting, is back on the US Congress’ menu after a committee revealed the first draft of the ‘The Gaming Accountability & Modernisation Enhancement Act’, which will be referred to as the GAME Act.   Proposed

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Global Lottery Messenger Forum finds new home at iGaming Super Show 2017

The 2017 iGaming Super Show (11-14 July) has announced that it will host this year’s Global Lottery Messenger Forum (GLMF), the industry’s leading lottery-focused event. The GLMF, now in its fourth year, will feature more than 100 industry executives from 19

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Pavel Korolev – InBet – Tailoring products to meet regulation

Pavel Korolev, business development director for InBet Games, says the company has tailored its products to meet government regulation in different regions. He also says that while InBet is aware of the complexity and diversity of local markets, the B2B

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Royal Ascot gets China streaming coverage boost with Sina Sports deal

Updating the market, Ascot Racecourse management has signed a media deal with Chinese digital sports broadcaster Sina Sports to stream its flagship Royal Ascot event. The partnership will see Sina Sports stream the final three days of Royal Ascot across

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Tabcorp governance told to explain unfair price plan ‘Project Alfred’

As the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) takes on the role of lead supervising body of the AUS $11 billion planned merger of Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group a number of industry stakeholders have addressed concern regarding the combination to create

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AutoGameSYS wins MundiFortuna LATAM platform contract

Latin American online gambling group MundiFortuna has selected AutoGameSYS to be its lead supplier of platform and software provisions. Confirming the deal AutoGameSYS will supply MundiFortuna.com with a lead online sportsbook platform which will have an integrated online bingo room and

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Done Deal…Fortuna closes Hattrick acquisition

Following a period of high M&A activity and corporate restructuring, Eastern European gambling group Fortuna Entertainment has confirmed that it has finalised its acquisition of Hattrick Sports Group (deal first announced February 2017). Fortuna governance has announced that its acquisition

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Ihre Consulting strengthens client services team with two new hires

Industry affiliate marketing and player acquisition agency Ihre Consulting, has added two senior hires to its operations boosting its client services team. The firm confirms the appointment of Or Katzenstein as International Affiliate Manager, who is joined by Tali Sela

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