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Winning Post: Is horseracing + slots a cold turkey?


Horseracing and gaming machines have a curiously intertwined history on both sides of the pond. In the UK, the reduction in LBO gaming machine stakes from next week is already causing a ripple through prize money, especially at the lower end of the sport, because media rights payments are largely linked to the number of ...

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Neil McArthur: UKGC expects highest standards post FOBTs


From today Monday 1 April UK gambling will enforce its £2 stake limit on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs – B2 Machines). Neil McArthur Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has written to betting leadership, reminding all stakeholders of their responsibilities in ensuring consumers are protected. The UKGC Chief Executive, warns leadership that ...

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New licences top 2019 targets for Campeón Gaming Partners


Campeón Gaming Partners is hoping to follow up a successful year by increasing its affiliate network capacity and adding four new brands, as well as finalising the acquisition of new licences for both Sweden and the UK in 2019. Marinos Shiapanis is the co-founder and CMO for the fast-growing igaming operator, which recently secured its ...

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BNDES issues fourth postponement of LOTEX Brazil sale


BNDES – Brazil’s national development bank has sanctioned its fourth postponement of the sale of state-owned instant win (scratch card) operator LOTEX. Last week, an under pressure BNDES issued a corporate communication informing the media and stakeholders that its scheduled Tuesday 26 March auction of LOTEX enterprise had been cancelled. In its update, BNDES governance ...

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Spain’s DGOJ launches new civic campaign on protection & integrity


Spanish gambling regulatory authority – la Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) has released its new civic awareness campaign, warning national stakeholders of preventing under-age-gambling and potential sports corruption. The DGOJ campaign has been launched in partnership with Spain’s federal police force and ‘Central Citizen Unit’. Titled ‘Con el Deporte no se juega’ – ...

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iovation report warns of prioritising SCA on inbound PSD2 directives


iovation, the TransUnion owned fraud prevention and authentication solutions provider has published a critical report developed in partnership with consumer research advisory Aite Group titled “PSD2: Advent of the new payments market in Europe.” The report incorporates original research and analyses on the consequences for the global online payments and its wider stakeholders on the revised provisions of the ...

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The FA widens search for new CEO


Following Martin Glenn’s announcement that he would depart as Chief Executive at the end of the year, the Football Association has undertaken an extensive search to find his replacement. The decision is likely to be made at the end of the season, with it seemingly having been narrowed down to a few final names. Most ...

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ASA’s new guidelines set to protect problem gamblers


UK advertising regulators CAP and BCAP are ready to roll out new standards, set to come into force on 1 April, which will change the ways in which gambling operators can promote their products. The new advertising standards will prevent the display of online adverts for gambling products and services that uses data on consumer ...

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Brexit vote “really is the last chance” for May to assert leadership


Brexit has once again dominated the UK headlines, with questions now being raised as to who may be replacing Theresa May as Prime Minister if she is to step down. With MPs set to convene in the House of Commons this evening to vote yet again on Theresa May’s deal, it appears that the country ...

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BHA releases its updated whistle-blowing policy to the public


The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has gone public with its updated whistle-blowing policy, making the new plans available to both the wider public and the racing industry. The new policy comes as a bid by the BHA to cement its ongoing commitment to maintaining integrity, credibility and accountability in how it operates across the industry. ...

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23 - 25 April 2019, New York

Betting on Sports is finally coming to America and is the must-attend event for members of the US sports & betting industries. Experience no less than 40 conference sessions, 3 conference rooms and 6 main conference tracks over 3 days. 

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17 - 20 September 2019, Olympia London

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