Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tag: Licensing

Nagasaki, Osaka, Yokohama and Hokkaido emerge as frontrunners in IR licence race

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Nagasaki launched its RFC phase at the start of October, while Hirofumi Yoshimura, the governor of Osaka stated the prefecture would launch its RFP phase..

Cutting through the red tape of compliance and AML

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Legal parameters are shifting, and the key to progress is fluidity, argues Partner at international betting holding Parimatch, Maksym Liashko, who is..

Greek government makes headway on new casino licensing framework

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Greek lawmakers are moving forward towards the introduction of new legislation which may expedite the development of a casino as part long-delay €8bn Hellinikon resort project. On 6 December, Greek parliamentarians debated a new Finance Ministry amendment to Law 4512/2018 which sets out the terms and conditions for casino operations in the country. The amendment would see the establishment of a...

Mexican stand-off in Chilean municipal licensing process

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The municipal casino licensing process is hotting up with two of the country’s largest operators competing for some of Chile’s most lucrative venues.   In the popular card game Puerco, players exchange cards in the hope of assembling a winning hand before their competitors; Chile’s major operators are currently in the midst of their own high-stakes version of the game as...

BetConstruct secures French gaming licence from ARJEL

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BetConstruct has been granted a Remote Gaming Licence for its sportsbook product by ARJEL, the French online games regulator.   The licence enables the company to provide its sports betting software to partners that operate in France. “Being granted a licence by ARJEL is a powerful guarantee of reliability and a stamp of recognition of the strengths of BetConstruct,” David Ozararat, regional...

MGA unveils new online licensing system

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The Malta Gaming Authority has launched a new licensing system, which the regulator hopes will simplify the process for operators.   During a press conference addressed by the MGA’s executive chairman Joseph Cuschieri (pictured) and Silvio Schembri, a Maltese parliamentary secretary, the two officials unveiled the New Licensee Relationship Management System. The system, which came about through a collaboration with Microsoft, comprises...

Colombia regulator issues first online licence

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Colombia’s national regulator Coljuegos has awarded the country’s first online gaming licence to Aquila Global Group.   The Medellin-based company will launch WPlay.co, aiming to build  user base of over a million during the term of the contract, creating around 3,000 jobs. Analysts believe the Colombian online gaming market could be worth as much as $8bn in revenue in its first year....

Caesars reorganisation receives further licence approvals

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Following on from the New Jersey Casino Control Commission (NJCCC) approving a plan in May that will see the Caesars Entertainment Operating Company lease operations of its two Atlantic City casinos to a subsidiary, the regulator has now approved the casino licences for each premises.   After a chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Caesars has retained ownership of the Bally’s Atlantic City...

Chilean operators look to appeal against municipal licensing process

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A ruling by the Chilean Supreme Court has cleared the way for the national regulator, the Superintendencia de Casinos de Juegos, to recommence the tender process for the country’s seven municipal casino licences but a number of major operators are unhappy with the move.   The Chilean Supreme Court has unanimously rejected six protection appeals filed by casino operators Enjoy, Marina...

Nagaland issues first Indian online gaming licences

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In India, the small northeastern state of Nagaland has begun licensing online poker operators with the first license going to K365 Web Assets and its domain at Khelo365.com, while operator Club Empire Tech Private Limited has also been issued with poker-only authorisation.   The fourth smallest state in India, Nagaland explained that the licences allow operators to offer their services to...

IGT signs cross-licensing agreement with Everi Games

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International Game Technology (IGT), holder of the largest slot game feature patent portfolio in North America, has reached a patent cross-licensing agreement with Everi Games Holding, a leading manufacturer of electronic gaming machines and gaming payment solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Everi can offer games that include any of the patented game features from the IGT portfolio, and...

Playtech signs Warner Bros. licensing deal

A new range of branded slot games are hitting the online market following the signing of a licensing deal between Playtech and Warner Bros. Consumer Products.   Playtech, the world’s leading gaming content and software, systems and services supplier, has partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, to launch the first two of six slot games based...

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