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Finland – Veikkhaus broke Finnish law in not putting central game server contract out to tender

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority has ruled that Finnish state-owned gambling operator Veikkaus broke the law in how it bought a central game server off International Game Technology. The problem was that happy with the existing system, Veikkhaus decided to renew the contract for the central gaming system with IGT without a tender. According to the decision issued by the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (KKV) on September 28 2020, Veikkaus ...

Philippines – Suncity confident of a 2022 soft opening for Westside City

Asian operator Suncity has said despite disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it remains on track to debut the Westside City casino resort in Manila towards the end of 2022 with a grand opening early in 2023. “Whilst we are confident that we could stick to the grand opening schedule of Westside City Project in 2023, we would like to open the doors of the casino floor as ...

Germany – Casino revenues in Baden-Württemberg down by over a third

State-owned casino group Baden-Württembergische Spielbanken, which operates three casinos in Baden-Württemberg has seen its collective gross gaming revenue across venues in Baden-Baden, Konstanz and Stuttgart fall by 34.5 per cent to €24.1m in the first half of the year. A spokeswoman for Finance Minister Edith Sitzmann said: “The likely annual deficits are, however, covered by ...
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Supplier News

UK – SBC unveils Betting on Sports Europe – Digital agenda

The Betting on Sports Europe - Digital virtual conference and exhibition will see 120 sports betting industry executives come together to tackle an agenda focused on how to approach the sector's biggest challenges. As the industry nears the end of one of the most difficult years it has faced, it has crucial decisions to make about a range ...

US – KGM’s production continues to thrive during Covid-19 pandemic

Philadelphia-based casino supply manufacturer, KGM Gaming developed multiple Social Protection solutions alongside their original gaming devices and ...

Spain – EGT Spain increases its footprint at Casinos Grup Peralada

EGT Spain has completed a number of installations with Grup Peralada’s casinos in Catalunya. Casino Tarragona, famous for its modern, friendly style and ...

US – Scientific congratulates Oklahoma Lottery on topping $1bn in contributions

Scientific Games has congratulated the Oklahoma Lottery on surpassing the $1bn in contributions to the Oklahoma Education Lottery Trust Fund maximising ...

Latin America – SiGMA Americas taps into Latam with trilingual virtual summit

SiGMA Americas and AIBC Digital Summit were launched with great success in the past week, pushing the shifting grounds of the gaming industry towards LatAm ...
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Legislation

UK – Gambling Commission partners with Facebook to limit gambling related adverts on the platform

The Gambling Commission has partnered with Facebook to create guidance aimed at limiting the number of gambling-related adverts users see on the social media platform. The guidance explains the different ways in which Facebook’s safety tools ...

Brazil – New Integrated Resort bill put forward

A senator has put forward a new bill that would allow for casinos in integrated resorts. PL 4,495 / 2020 was put forward by Senator Irajá Abreu who says that the measure will help expand tourism. Casinos as part of hotels also has the backing of ...

UK – BGC launches Game Design Code of Conduct for online games

Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has unveiled a new code of conduct for the design of online games in a bid to improve player safety and tackle problem gambling. Measures include the slowing down of spin speeds, banning several ...

US – Exacta announces system modification following Kentucky Supreme Court decision

Exacta Systems will introduce a new Historic Horse Racing system in Kentucky following a decision of the Kentucky Supreme Court. In its ruling on whether HHR as currently operated in Kentucky fell within the Kentucky statutory requirements, the ...
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Malta – GiG and HardRock International mutually agree not to extend partnership

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) and HardRock International (HRI) have agreed to a mutual termination agreement of platform and sportsbook services. Hard Rock represented less than 2 per cent of GiG’s revenues in the last 12 months, with a marginal negative contribution on EBITDA. Both parties acknowledge that despite a fruitful ...

US – SportCaller teams up with Dimers to drive acquisition and retention stateside

SportCaller has entered into a joint-venture agreement with sports betting affiliate brand Dimers.com, as the pair bid to drive user engagement and ...

UK – The Stats Zone launches B2B offering for sports betting industry

The Stats Zone (TSZ) has launched its new B2B sports content service, providing specialised data-driven insights and expert analysis to sports betting ...

Malta – Jessica Maier joins Push Gaming as CRO

Push Gaming has announced the appointment of Jessica Maier as its new Chief Risk Officer in a move that will bolster the company’s plans for international ...

UK – Trustbet first brand to go live on DAOPlatform

DAOPlatform, a DAOGroup partner, has announced the launch of Trustbet.io as the inaugural brand to go live on their igaming platform built on the DAOBet ...
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