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2021/01/13

UK Gambling CommissionNeil McArthur, chief executive of the Gambling Commission, reminds UK operators to ensure customer protection.

Neil McArthur points out knowledge that the restrictions introduced in response to the UK lockdown have also affected customer (gaming) behavior. UKGC will continue to gather monthly operator and consumer data and will shortly publish their data from November. The National Strategic Assessment will set out further details about those changes. McArthur reminds operators of the need to protect customers during this difficult time.

2021/01/10

New YorkNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo seems positive to legalize mobile sports betting, US media reports.

The road to legal mobile sports betting in the state of New York has been long and difficult, but now all indications that the former skeptical governor Andrew Cuomo is open to the legalization of mobile sports betting. The main reason seems to be due to the economic deficit that prevails in the New York state. An approval of mobile sports games would provide large tax revenues but also many new job opportunities for the New Yorkers.

2021/01/09

KSA_Netherlands FlagThe Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) has imposed fines to Virtual Coin Gaming N.V. (600,000 euros) for illegal online gaming activities.

It was stated that the company Virtual Coin Gaming N.V. in Curaçao, the company behind the websites www.futgalaxy.nl and nl.futgamer.com, was fined half a million euros. Additionally, an involved private person was fined 100,000 euros. KSA found that minors, or at least young adults, took part in the games of chance which, was one of the reasons for the increased fines.

2021/01/07

Marathonbet New Customer OfferMarathonbet (UK) New Customer Offer - Deposit £20 Earn a £20 Free Bet - Bonus Code: BONUS20

Marathonbet Significant Bonus Terms as follows: New Customer Offer - Open to new accounts only. Deposit £20 and turnover your deposit five (5) times on the Sportsbook - trebles and accumulators (with three or more selections only), minimum odds each selection 1/2 (1.50) - and you’ll receive a £20 Free Bet. Additional deposits may be required in order to fulfill the turnover conditions, which must be met within 90 days of depositing.

2021/01/06

QuickspinOn January 12, the Swedish game provider Quickspin will launch its new adventure game - Loco the Monkey!

Loco the Monkey is a tropical adventure with high volatility and high exposure. It combines a tropical forest with known features inspired by a successful land-based slot (Miss Kitty Gold). Features - This 4×5 slot with 50 lines includes a Free Spins bonus and a Respin feature – and the chance to win 6,829 x bet! More Monkeys & Respins  - When you get four or more Wild Symbols on the reels in a single base game spin, it will trigger the More Monkeys.

2021/01/01

Entain logoEntain plc (formerly GVC Holdings plc), confirms the appointment of Robert Hoskin to the Company’s board of directors.

The appointment of Robert Hoskin to the Company’s board takes effect from 1 January 2021, following the announcement setting out his proposed appointment on 22 October 2020. The Company also announced the departure of Jane Anscombe as Non-Executive Director, with effect from 31 December 2020. Her replacement will be announced later it was stated.