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GIG Signs On First Poker Client

Gaming Innovation Group has recently announced that is has added to its current B2b portfolio after signing on its first poker client. The gaming operator will now provide its product to OneTimePoker from the beginning of the first quarter in 2019. GIG has described the partnership with their first external poker client as a milestone. The deal comes three years ….

Authentic Sets Up Operation in Italy

Authentic Gaming has begun offering its services to Italian customers for the first time, and has stated that the move has been a very important part of its current expansion plans. The live casino operator will begin working with LeoVegas and Eurobet within the Italian market, and customers will gain access to a number of international services, including live table ….

OPAP Targets International Expansion With New Investment

Greece-based OPAP has announced that is signed a preliminary agreement to purchase more than a third of Betano-owned Stoiximan Group for $50 million as part of their plans to expand further into the European market. OPAP has brought a 36.75% stake in Stoiximan, which is currently active in Greece and Cyprus under the Stoiximan brand. They also operate within Germany ….

GVC Funding US Problem Gaming Report

GVC has announced that they will be helping to fund a study that will delve into problem gambling within the US. The study is part of a long-term commitment by the US National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG). Owners of brands such as PartyPoker, Bwin, and Ladbrokes have recently joined up with casino giant MGM in a $200 million venture ….

NetEnt Turns Attention To Pennsylvania

Online operator giant NetEnt has stated that it wants to start offering online casino games to Pennsylvania after the launch of regulated Internet wagering in the US state. This comes not long after they confirmed that they had applied to the local regulator for a supplier licence. NetEnt explained recently that they have filed for a licensing application from the ….

Bettingmetrics Targeting Recruitment

Bettingmetrics has recently revealed that they are targeting a recruitment and marketing drive in attempt to generate further growth after it closed its second investment round. The Panorama Partners owned punter and bet-tracking platform, which was first set up in 2016 and last year won the Long Accelerator programme, has once again received funding from capital firm RLC Ventures. The ….

LeoVegas Completes eSports Investment

The LeoVegas group chief executive Gustaf Hagman has revealed that the company’s acquisition of a 51% stake in Pixel Holding Group is set to provide them with an insight into the growing eSports sector. An announcement from LeoVentures, which is owned and operated by LeoVegas, revealed that the investment amount came to £1.5 million. Pixel Holdings Group runs Pixel.bet, which ….

Greek Licences To Cost Up To €5 Million

Online gambling operators that are hoping to break into the Greek gaming market will be required to fork out up to €5 million in order to receive either a sports betting or gaming licence. The new regulations were released by the Greek Ministry of Finance, and state that an internet sports betting licence will cost €4 million, but that operators ….

Playtech Drops Plus500 Stake

Online operator Playtech has decided to offload its 9.99% stake in their online trading platform Plus500. The decision has come as “no surprise” as the company maintains its efforts to refinance its debts in order to fund its recent takeover of Italian gambling operator Snaitech. Playtech has confirmed in a regulatory filing that the sale would increase gross proceeds of ….

LeoVegas Targets US For Sports Betting

Online operator LeoVegas has told reporters that they are considering branching out into the newly opened US sports betting market, but has also admitted that there are still many factors that need to be considered before they make the move. The operator, which has seen large growth in the sports betting market within the last few months, has recently put ….