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AGEM INDEX December 2020

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Head of the Commission for Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries Ivan Rudyi to Speak at Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021: Buy Tickets at the Special Price!

Dec 22, 2020peter

Head of the Commission for Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries Ivan Rudyi to Speak at Ukrainian Gaming Week 2021: Buy Tickets at the Special Price!

The European Casino Association, The European Lotteries and The World Tote Association come together to Fight Online Illegal Gambling and Support the Digital Services Act Package

Dec 18, 2020peter

Brussels, 18 December – The European Casino Association (ECA), the European Lotteries (EL) and the World Tote Association (WTA) joined their voices in the Alliance Against Illegal Gambling to support the upcoming Digital Services Act package of the European Commission, which will modernise the rules to tackle illegal online content through its notice-and-action mechanism.

UK online gambling sees 29% increase month-on-month in gross gambling yield in October

Dec 18, 2020peter

The Gambling Commission has published further data showing how the renewed tightening of Covid-19 lockdown measures has impacted gambling behaviour in Great Britain. 

The data reflects the period between March and October, inclusive, and covers both online and in-person gambling with data from Licensed Betting Operators (LBOs) found on Britain’s high streets.

The latest data for October shows: 

AGEM INDEX Rise in November

Dec 16, 2020peter

November 2020

The AGEM Index gained substantial ground in November after declining in October for the first time in six months. increased 136.41 points in November 2020 to 631.72 points, a 27.5 percent gain from October 2020. Overall, the majority of AGEM

Ukraine Legislation Update — New Members Of UGLC Appointed

Nov 15, 2020peter

12th November 2020: The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has successfully completed the 2nd round of the competitive selection process to appoint 4 new members of the Ukrainian Gambling and Lottery Commission. 

UK Betting and Gaming Council re-affirms 10-pledge action plan as second lockdown gets underway in England

Nov 5, 2020peter

The Betting and Gaming Council have re-affirmed their 10-pledge Covid action plan to protect staff and customers as the second national lockdown in England gets underway.

The standards body initially unveiled the pledges, which set out the standards expected of BGC members, at the time of the UK-wide lockdown in March.

It followed concerns that the closure of betting shops and casinos could lead to a rise in problem gambling online.

Park Lane Casino Operator's licence revoked by UK Gambling Commission

Nov 5, 2020peter

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) announced its decision to revoke the operating licence of the company that operates Park Lane Casino – Silverbond Enterprises Ltd.

Following a hearing before the regulatory panel, the decision was made under section 102(4)(b) of the Gambling Act 2005. Subject to appeal, the revocation takes effect on November 18, 2020.

AGEM Index October 2020

Nov 5, 2020peter

The AGEM Index dropped by 36.05 points in October 2020 to 494.82 points, a 6.8 percent loss from September 2020. Overall, most AGEM Index
companies reported decreases in stock price during the month, with five trending positively and eight moving negatively.

IGT EXPANDS WHEEL OF FORTUNE® HARDWARE PORTFOLIO WITH COAST-TO-COAST LAUNCH OF PEAKSLANT49 WHEEL CABINET

Nov 5, 2020peter

LONDON, Nov. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it has expanded its hardware portfolio for millionaire-making Wheel of Fortune® slots games with the nationwide launch of the PeakSlant49™ Wheel cabinet.