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william hill extends doncaster racecourse connection

UK bookmaker William Hill has secured an agreement with the Arena Racing Company (ARC) and Doncaster Racecourse, to strengthen its sponsorship arrangements with the Yorkshire track. William Hill’s involvement marks an extension of their connection with Doncaster, with the firm

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tight timetable lotteriinspektionen moves open swedish licensing window 1 july

Swedish gambling regulator Lotteriinspektionen has detailed that it will move to open its licensing application window on 1 July, as the government finalises its new online gambling framework. In late 2017, the Swedish government released a draft copy of regulatory

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fire northern irishman grigg saves bookies millions

UK bookmakers are breathing a huge sigh of relief, after Manchester City crashed out of the FA Cup at League One Wigan Athletic courtesy of Will Grigg, saving up to £25m in the process. The Northern Irishman struck as the tie

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william hill fined 6 2m customer protection aml failures

The William Hill Group (WHG) is to pay a £6.2m penalty package for “systemic social responsibility and money laundering failures.” A near two year Gambling Commission (UKGC) investigation, undertaken between November 2014 and August 2016, found that senior management failed to mitigate risks,

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1xbet two stand approach ice exhibition

1xBet showcased its B2B product for the first time at last month’s ICE exhibition, before introducing its one-year old affiliate program to markets across Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America. Having hosted two stands at ICE (6-8 February), one for

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catena increases corporate debt structure e250 million

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed industry affiliate network Catena Media Plc has confirmed the successful placement of a new €150 million senior unsecured bond due for 2021. The update sees Catena governance expand its current corporate debt framework to €250 million

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landmark year yggdrasil gaming

Announcing its financial results for Q4 2017, in addition to its full year figures, Yggdrasil Gaming has reported a strong showing across the board. Revenues for the period have shown an increase of 61% to SEK 51.2m (€5.1m), up from

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gaming standards association announces new board changing gambling industry

Global gambling trade body the Gaming Standards Association (GSA) has elected a new board of directors, as it marks its twentieth year in existence. Updating industry stakeholders, GSA governance stated that it wanted to reflect its diversity of membership with

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betway teams up west ham nip stars for first esports challenge

For its latest social media campaign, online bookmaker Betway has teamed up its two biggest sports partnership; Premier League football club West Ham United and leading esports team Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP). Launching its latest ‘Betway Esports Challenge’, West Ham

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henrik tjarnstrom kindred group delivering enlarged vision

Speaking to investors, Henrik Tjärnström Chief Executive of Kindred Group Plc is pleased to have closed a transformative and successful 2017 for the Stockholm-listed online gambling firm. Presenting his CEO statement, Tjärnström is pleased to have ‘delivered on Year1 of

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