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IGT Powerbucks Slots Award Massive Back-to-Back Jackpots in January

Feb 19, 2021peter

LONDON – Feb. 17, 2021 – International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE:IGT) announced today that its omnichannel Powerbucks® Slots awarded back-to-back life-changing jackpots in January. Within hours of each other, two lucky online slots players won a combined total of more than CA$2.5 million in top prizes playing Wheel of Fortune® Exotic Far East on Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s OLG.ca.

UKRAINE GAMBLING COMMISSION AWARDS 11 HOTELS PERMISSION TO OPEN GAMING HALLS

Feb 19, 2021peter

The Commission for the Regulation of Gambling and Lottery (KRAIL) has issued a permit for premises for the organization of gambling to 11 hotels in Ukraine, seven hotels were refused. This is written by the profile edition of Gaming Post.

The permit for the premises allows the gambling operator to collect a package of documents and apply for a license to conduct gambling, the publication says.

Ukraine Gaming Regulator KRAIL expected to award this week first land based Casino Licence

Feb 17, 2021peter

So far, only KRAIL has issued licenses for online casinos, but this week they promise to issue the first license for a casino. And the first casino that will receive this license, according to our data, will be a casino in Odessa Gagarinn Plaza. And the official opening itself is scheduled for 25 February.

Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021: Major Organisations Exhibiting at Large-Scale Gambling Exhibition. Tickets Giveaway

Feb 11, 2021peter

On March 23-24, KyivExpoPlaza will host the main event on the Ukrainian gambling market – a large-scale Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021 industry exhibition. Event will be organized by Smile-Expo.

UK Charity GambleAware Promotes The Voice Of People Who Have Lived Experience Of Gambling Harms

Feb 11, 2021peter

London, 11th February 2021This month GambleAware has appointed an external organisation to co-design and deliver an inclusive and representative GB-wide network of people with lived experience of gambling harms.

Sports gambling sites crash during Super Bowl 2021.

Feb 11, 2021peter

It should’ve been the night to lure new customers onto their platforms. Instead, technical disruptions and crashes left the biggest sports gambling platforms cringing and scrambling to solve unexpected problems.

In Nevada, BetMGM’s app crapped out. Ten minutes before kickoff, MGM’s retail sportsbooks found they could not accept bets. And while disgruntled patrons complained on social media, technicians worked furiously to find and fix the problem. By game’s end, the problem still had not been fixed, and MGM was not immediately able to settle bets.

MP Marian Zablotskyi will Participate in a Discussion on the Specifics of State Regulation of the Gambling Business

Feb 11, 2021peter

People's Deputy of Ukraine Marian Zablotskyi will speak at UGW conference, which will be held on February 24. The politician will take part in a panel discussion on the “Intricacies of regulating gambling business in Ukraine”.

AGEM INDEX JANUARY 2021

Feb 8, 2021peter

The AGEM Index improved by 8.96 points in January 2021 to 696.08 points, a 1.3 percent gain from December 2020. Overall, the majority of companies in AGEM Index reported declines in stock price over the month, with eight trending negatively and five moving positively.

ICE London Exhibition 2021 Cancelled

Feb 3, 2021peter

Following an ongoing customer consultation programme, Clarion Gaming has responded to requests from its international community of stakeholders and taken the extremely difficult decision to postpone the co-located 2021 editions of ICE London and iGB Affiliate London which were scheduled to open at the end of June.

First Licence for Online Casino In Ukraine

Feb 3, 2021peter

The document entitles the company to legally conduct "activities of organising and conducting casino gambling on the Internet".