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Betting and Gaming Council unveils new online code of conduct

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In the United Kingdom and the Betting and Gaming Council has announced the premiere of a new code of conduct for the design of online casino games that it believes will help to improve player safety and tackle issues surrounding problem gambling. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo ...

Betting and Gaming Council criticizes 10pm casino closing decision

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In the United Kingdom and yesterday’s decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to include casinos on the list of venues that must now shut by 10pm owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has prompted a dire warning from the Betting and Gaming Council. Representing approximately 90% of the United Kingdom’s gaming, sportsbetting, casino and ...

Aspire Global storms sports betting arena via BtoBet acquisition

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Leading iGaming and sportsbook platform provider BtoBet will join forces with Aspire Global, after agreeing a deal comprising a cash consideration of €20m, €15 million of which is to be paid at closing and €5 million payable 12 months after closing. An additional performance-based consideration is payable two years from the close date and ...

FSB Partners Up with Sports IQ to Provide Customers with Innovative Sports Betting Offerings

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Recently the award winning sportsbook FSB has partnered up with Sports IQ who is a oddsmaker specializing in the sporting events of the United States of America. This partnership will enable the customers of FSB to utilize the sports betting platform provided by Sports IQ to wager on games mostly in the National Football ...

Detroit Lions agree multi-year BetMGM sports betting partnership

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Michigan’s Detroit Lions have announced the signing of an agreement that will see the BetMGM service from Roar Digital, a joint venture of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and GVC Holdings (LSE: GVC), serve as the club’s very first official sports betting partner. The National Football League (NFL) franchise used an official press release to ...

Scientific Games launches sports betting suite in the Netherlands via the National Lottery

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Scientific Games Corporation continues to be a leader in the sports betting world, securing new deals to spread content throughout the globe. This week, the company announced a new launch in the Netherlands, via the National Lottery. Scientific’s sports betting product suite is now live in the region and they are supplying quality sports ...

The Betting and Gaming Council welcomes England casino re-opening decision

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In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has welcomed a ‘belated’ government decision that is to allow every one of the 110 land-based casinos in England to re-open from tomorrow morning. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo operators in the United Kingdom and used an ...

New sports betting product development company Simplebet officially launches

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After raising more than $35 million in funding, to date, including a Series B round of $11 million that closed in March, New York-based B2B product development company Simplebet has officially announced its launch. The company looks to help create products for professional leagues with sports betting providers such as DraftKings. Founded in 2018 ...

The Betting and Gaming Council calls for government assistance

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In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has announced that over 100 of the nation’s casinos could be forever closed unless the government quickly allows them to emerge from their coronavirus-induced lockdowns. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo operators in the United Kingdom and used ...

IGT and FanDuel Group agree major multi-year sports betting and iGaming deal for U.S. market

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British multinational gambling company International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) has inked a multi-year agreement with New York City-based bookmaker and daily fantasy sports provider FanDuel Group. The recently agreed deal will see IGT increase its coverage in the rapidly-growing US sports betting market while its PlaySports platform will power all of the provider’s ...

Colorado group looking to do away with current casino betting limits

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In the western American state of Colorado and a group of gambling proponents has reportedly launched a campaign that is seeking to do away with the jurisdiction’s current $100 maximum betting limit. According to a Wednesday report from CardPlayer.com, an organization calling itself Local Choice Colorado has vowed to collect up to 200,000 signatures ...

Illinois Governor backtracks; rescinds remote registration process for mobile sports betting

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On Friday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation. This proclamation rescinded the remote registration process for mobile sports betting in the state. The change in the registration process as just made back in June. As of today, players will no longer be able to sign up for an account online. The ...

Rhode Island Governor signs sports betting bill removing in-person registration for mobile wagering

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Almost a year after the state of Rhode Island launched mobile sports betting, Governor Gina Raimondo has signed legislation to remove an in-person registration requirement. SB 2919 and HB 8097 were signed yesterday, allowing bettors in the state to sign up for an account without having to visit a casino. The bills were fully ...

The Betting and Gaming Council hopeful of continuing government support

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In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak (pictured), ‘to keep being flexible’ in his support for the nation’s regulated betting and gaming industry as it begins to emerge from a raft of coronavirus-related lockdown measures. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% ...