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stopspillet helpline received over 500 calls since launch

Danish gambling regulator Spillemyndigheden has revealed that its StopSpillet helpline has received over 500 calls since its launch earlier this year. For the first six months of the year, the helpline had received 348 calls from gamblers in Denmark, with

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winning post has norway reached a tipping point on loss limits

Opening the week, industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners offers its insight into reviews to the UK gambling policy, changes to the Belgian advertising mandate, and Norway’s proposed maximum loss limits. UK: in Parliament – Watson keeps powder dry in rain-swept

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sportsbet io co develops rosario centrals club app

Coingaming Group’s cryptocurrency sportsbook Sportsbet.io has been announced as co-developer of Argentine Superliga football club Rosario Central’s matchday mobile app. Issuing a club statement, Rosario Central management confirms that it has reached a ‘commercial alliance’ with Sportsbet.io, which will see

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racing must adapt where necessary says bhas nick rust

Releasing its annual report and accounts for 2018, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA)’s chief executive Nick Rust explained that the ‘the BHA’s mandate to regulate independently on equine welfare was regularly questioned’ as it has been ‘challenged on multiple fronts.’

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jose mourinho teaches paddy power to be special

Out-of-work football manager,  Jose Mourinho fronts Paddy Power Games’ new campaign ‘Special’, promoting the bookmaker’s £40,000 daily jackpot prize. The nationwide campaign co-developed by creative advertising agency VVCP London sees a ‘humble Mourinho’ detail to audiences advice on ’what it takes

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from rock band star to crdo igor popov joins betinvest

Having spent the last seven years at Playtech, industry veteran Igor Popov has become the new Chief Research and Development Officer (CRDO) at Betinvest. Popov, who earned his first ever pay as a musician in a rock band, has gone

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opap appeals council of state decision to revoke licence

Greek gambling and lottery group OPAP SA has stressed that it is looking into appealing a recent decision made by the Greek Council of State to revoke its online sports betting licence. Judges of Greece’s highest-ranking administrative court upheld an

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paddy power tips johnson to become shortest serving prime minister

Following on from the Government’s defeat in the Supreme Court yesterday afternoon, Paddy Power has tipped Boris Johnson to become the shortest-serving Prime Minister in UK history. The bookmaker has slashed the odds on Johnson resigning his position as PM

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ibia bet365 advise dutch government to drop in play limitations

A diverse range of betting stakeholders have advised the Dutch government not to restrict betting markets and instead implement sensible in-play wagering policies, as the Netherlands prepares to launch its regulated online gambling marketplace in 2021. Industry submissions have been

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bha extends musselburghs temporary licence in search for new track operator

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has issued an extension to Musselburgh’s temporary licence, which is due to last until the end of the year. The extension comes as the racecourse continues its search for a racecourse operator, as its original

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