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MRG Receives Danish Operating Licence

Online operator MRG has recently announced its intentions to start rolling out sports betting services within the country of Denmark. The plans come after MRG’s online casinos proved to be successful within the Danish market., and their latest sports betting licence will allow them to focus on offering sports services. The licence, which was awarded by Danish regulator Spillenmydigheden, will ….

Genting Casinos’ New Interactive Chief

Genting Casinos has recently appointed a new interactive managing director, Jeremy Taylor, who is a former Betsson executive. Taylor has been brought in in an effort to assess the opportunities for the operator across the European gambling market. Taylor is set to lead Gentings plans for its new interactive casinos and sports brands, which are based in its new Malta ….

Veikkaus Sales Hit By Control Measures

Finnish National Lottery operator Veikkaus has released a statement concerning heightened competition in the digital market, and has seen revenue fall after posting their financial details from the second quarter of 2018. This comes after a series of improved gaming restriction controls were released that has hit a number of online operators. Turnover for Veikkaus has fallen by 0.3% to ….

LeoVegas Launches UK Betting Brand

The LeoVegas Group recently announced the launching of a new UK-based betting brand, BetUK.com. The online operator has released their sportsbook 2.0, alongside a design change for LeoVegas.com, which is now being paralleled by UK sports betting rebrand through its Rocket X subsidiary. The UK market is one of the biggest in the world, and LeoVegas has told reporters that ….

Belarus Confirms Online Launch Dates

Belarus will be regulating online gambling within the country from the start of April next year, according to a recent announcement from the country’s tax ministry. The Deputy Tax and Duties Minister, Vladimir Mukvich, made the announcement that there would be a two-year transitional period which would extend to April 1, 2019, which would be the period where online operators ….

Playtech Turns To Asia

CEO of online operator Playtech, Mor Weizer, recently explained to reporters that Asia is a “commercially viable and attractive market” for the company, despite the fact that Playtech has been in a recent profit slump due to the surge of competition in the region. Playtech’s net profit on a year-to-year basis has declined by 28%, dropping down to $96 million ….

Sportech Hoping To Increase Efficiency

Online operator Sportech is aiming to increase their operational efficiencies while also planning to expand further into the US. The operator, which is hoping to reposition its teams for a new strategy outside of the US, has recently reported a disappointing financial mid-year interim, which has undoubtedly been the driving force behind their new efficiency changes. Sales for the operator ….

Ian Penrose To Join Playtech

Ian Penrose, former chief executive at Sportech, has reportedly been lined up to take over a position as chairman at online operator giant, Playtech. Penrose’s move to a non-executive director position was made after the company issued a profit warning during the course of July. At the moment, Penrose is viewed by Playtech as a long-term replacement for current chairman ….

MRG Vying For Swedish Gaming Licence

Malta-based online operator MRG has applied for a licence to begin offering services within Sweden. The operator, which was formally known as Mr Green, will be joining a number of other operators that have been applying for licences within the country. This comes after the Swedish online gaming authorities announced that they would be changing regulations, opening up the gaming ….

Authentic Gaming Sets Sights On More Markets

Authentic Gaming CEO Jonas Delin has recently announced to reporters that he and his company have decided to expand further into other markets after securing a licence to operate within the UK. The UK licence is the first for the operator, allowing them to provide online casino services within the country. The live casino provider’s main services include offering a ….