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Scientific Games Corporation inks Golden Nugget LLC iGaming alliance

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American gaming machines behemoth, Scientific Games Corporation, has announced the signing of a deal that is to see it provide a range of innovative iGaming solutions to land-based casino operator Golden Nugget LLC. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official press release to describe the long-term alliance with the operator behind five casinos as ...

Australian competition watchdog okays planned iGaming merger

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The competition regulator for Australia has reportedly informally approved the planned merger of Irish sportsbetting giant Flutter Entertainment with Canadian compatriot The Stars Group Incorporated. According to a short report from The Irish Times newspaper, authorization from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is a necessary step before the two can complete their amalgamation ...

British competition watchdog to investigate planned iGaming merger

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In the United Kingdom and competition authorities are reportedly launching a formal investigation into the planned merger of Irish sportsbetting giant Flutter Entertainment with Canadian compatriot The Stars Group Incorporated. According to a report from the Financial Times newspaper, the Competition and Markets Authority declared that it intends to study whether the envisioned amalgamation ...

iGaming firms involved in investigation concerning alleged schools data breach

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In the United Kingdom and the government’s Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has reportedly launched an official investigation amid allegations that several iGaming brands including 32Red and Betfair may have been given illicit access to the protected information of some 28 million British children. According to a report from The Sunday Times newspaper, ...

Wazdan enters Hungry’s iGaming market via Grand Casino

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In a move that further expands its European footprint, leading iGaming software provider, Wazdan, has partnered with Grand Casino, Hungary, the only online casino permitted by the Hungarian Gaming Commission. The virtual casino officially debuted in 2018, after the operation of safe and legal online gaming was authorized by the Central European country’s gambling ...

Philippines arrests hundreds of suspected illegal iGaming workers

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Hundreds of Chinese nationals were reportedly arrested by law enforcement officials in the Philippines last week as part of that nation’s continuing crackdown against unlicensed online gaming businesses. According to a Monday report from Asia Gaming Brief, there are some 60 firms that hold a Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) license with the vast ...

Australian iGaming operator falls foul of player inducement rules

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In Australia and online casino operator Betchoice Corporation Proprietary Limited has reportedly been ordered to pay a fine of just over $17,000 after being found guilty of breaking New South Wales regulations when it comes to player inducements. According to a report from European Gaming Media and Events, the Northern Territory-licensed firm is responsible ...

Tax avoidance allegations lead to shuttering of Philippines iGaming operator

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The government of the Philippines has reportedly shut down one of the nation’s largest offshore-facing online gambling operators over allegations that the firm has been failing to pay the appropriate amount of value-added tax (VAT). According to a report from GGRAsia citing an earlier story from the state-run Philippine News Agency, the shuttering of ...

Pennsylvania iGaming license for Amelco UK Limited

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British sportsbetting software and trading services firm, Amelco UK Limited, has announced that it is now able to enter the newly-regulated iGaming market of Pennsylvania after being granted a conditional sports wagering manufacturer license. The London-headquartered innovator used an official September 4th press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to detail that ...

Philippines regulator issues pair of new iGaming licenses

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The state-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCor) regulator has reportedly issued licenses to a pair of online gaming operators less than a week after implementing a temporary freeze on the processing of new certifications. According to a report, the move was announced by a senior official with the regulator’s licensing department, Victor Padilla, ...

Philippines gambling regulator stops accepting iGaming license applications

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The head of the nation’s gambling regulator in the Philippines has reportedly announced that the authority has stopped accepting license applications that give domestic iGaming firms the ability to offer their services to offshore markets. According to a report from GGRAsia, Andrea Domingo serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the state-run Philippine Amusement ...

Scientific Games Corporation expanding New Jersey iGaming footprint

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Lottery and gaming machines innovator, Scientific Games Corporation, has announced that its SG Digital division has further expanded its presence in the New Jersey iGaming market after inking a significant supply deal with the American arm of Kindred Group. SG Digital deal: The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Wednesday press release to detail ...