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Digitain heralds award of Malta business-to-business supply license

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Armenian multi-channel sportsbetting and casino platform provider Digitain has announced that it is set to expand its presence across Europe after being granted a business-to-business supply license by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The Yerevan-headquartered innovator used an official Tuesday press release to detail that the new license is due to allow it to ...

Evolution Gaming to go live in regulated South Africa market via WCGRB license approval

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Just a day away from unveiling its boldest and most innovative line-up yet at ICE, and Evolution Gaming has announced that it will launch in South Africa after having received a national manufacturer license from the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board (WCGRB). The license will enable the Stockholm-headquartered supplier of Live Casino solutions ...

Kitakyushu not interested in securing an integrated casino resort license

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In Japan, the southern city of Kitakyushu has reportedly ruled itself out of the race for one of the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resorts despite apparently having attracted backing from three sets of private investor groups. According to a Friday report from GGRAsia, the mayor for the community of some 940,000 people, ...

Miyagi Prefecture considering whether to enter Japanese casino license race

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In Japan and the government for Miyagi Prefecture is reportedly contemplating whether it should enter the already crowded race in hopes of securing one of the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resort licenses. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing an earlier story from the local Kahoku Shimpo newspaper, the northern ...

Jeju Dream Tower casino license application under evaluation

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On the semi-autonomous South Korean island of Jeju and the under-construction Jeju Dream Tower integrated casino resort is reportedly being assessed by regulators over whether its opening could adversely impact the surrounding area. According to a report from GGRAsia, local casino operator Lotte Tour Development Company Limited began building the soon-to-open Jeju Dream Tower ...

Yggdrasil adds 8th B2B license courtesy of new Isle of Man certification

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A B2B software license has been granted to Swedish provider of online gaming solutions, Yggdrasil, by the Isle of Man Supervision Commission, ensuring its long-term presence across scores of existing markets. According to a company press release, the new Isle of Man certification increases the number of licenses the online casino games developer has obtained ...

Nigeria grants online sportsbetting license to 1xBet.com

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Online sportsbook operator Beaufortbet Nigeria Limited has reportedly announced that its domain at 1xBet.com has received a license that will allow it to offer its services to punters in Nigeria until the end of 2024. According to a Thursday report from iGamingBusiness.com, the five-year license was granted by the African nation’s National Lottery Regulatory ...

VideoSlots Limited granted full five-year Swedish operating license

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In Sweden and online casino operator, VideoSlots Limited, has announced that it has been awarded a full five-year operating license by the Scandinavian nation’s Spelinspektionen regulator following the successful conclusion of an appeal. The Maltese firm used an official Tuesday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to detail that the award comes ...

Makati City initiates POGO license moratorium

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In the Philippines and officials in Makati City have reportedly instituted a moratorium on the issuing of new online casino licenses due to concerns over rising criminality and the availability of office space. According to a report from the Bloomberg news service, the metropolitan Manila community serves as the nation’s main business hub but ...

Soft2Bet launches two leading brands in Sweden’s regulated market after receiving license

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Cypriot casino and sportsbook operator group, Soft2Bet, has introduced two of its brands to the Swedish market after having secured a license from the European country’s gambling regulator, Spelinspektionen. Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) approval has made it possible for the launch and operation of a pair of the Nikosia-headquartered company’s brands within Sweden’s regulated ...

Japanese casino license race losing Hokkaido Prefecture

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In Japan and the Governor for Hokkaido Prefecture has reportedly announced that his jurisdiction will be withdrawing from the race to secure one of the nation’s coming trio of casino licenses. According to a report from GGRAsia, Naomichi Suzuki (pictured) made the revelation earlier today as part of an associated discussion in Sapporo’s prefectural ...

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma enters Pope County casino license race

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In Arkansas and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has reportedly become the fifth entity to officially enter the race in hopes of gaining the right to build and run the casino resort being planned for Pope County. According to a report from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper, the federally-recognized tribe filed its application with ...

Sweden Supreme Administrative Court rejects Global Gaming’s appeal of SafeEnt’s license revocation

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Since this past summer, Global Gaming has been fighting for their right to resume online casino services in Sweden. Back in June, the gambling regulatory body of Sweden, Spelinspektionen, revoked a gambling license held by SafeEnt Ltd. The subsidiary of Global Gaming operated Ninja Casino, a Swedish facing site. The operator has tried to ...

Pole position for MGM Resorts International in Osaka casino license race

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American gambling behemoth, MGM Resorts International, reportedly looks best placed in the race to be selected to run the integrated casino resort being planned for the giant Japanese city of Osaka. According to a report from GGRAsia, this is the opinion of global credit ratings firm, Fitch Ratings Incorporated, following recent decisions by rival ...