Daily News: Kalamba Games starts operating in Sweden and more
The Central Bank of the Russian Federation has postponed the introduction of fines for banks making transfers to online casinos
The Bank of Russia has published a letter stating that fines for banks making transfers to illegal casinos are being postponed. The law will come into force only from April 1, 2022.
The law against money laundering was put into force in Russia in July 2021. According to this law, banks can no longer serve companies whose sites are blacklisted by the RKN. The list also includes operators of virtual casinos and illegal lotteries.
Betsson took illegal bets in Sweden
Betsson was reprimanded by the Swedish regulator for having violated the sports betting law. Betsson made a mistake during a football match in the Swedish Premier League – the operator took bets on fouls, and at the same time on red, yellow cards, despite the fact that this is prohibited by Swedish law. As a result, the operator had to return to the players about 3,000 SEK.
Kalamba Games enters the Swedish market
Kalamba Games content provider enters the Swedish market after its online slots have been certified to operate in that state.
The company recently gained the right to provide its content in Croatia, Greece and Malta. Thus, Kalamba Games' content is currently available to over 400 operators.
Esports Entertainment reports record revenue
Esports Entertainment Group reported strong revenue growth for the fiscal first-quarter of 2022. The company managed to exceed the previous results by more than 70 times!
The revenue amounted to $16.4 million compared to $222k in the same period last year. This significant growth was made possible by the acquisition of the Bethard and B2C Gameday Group brands, which allowed Esports to expand into the Swedish and Spanish markets.
Dutch regulator will spot-check online casinos
Dutch regulator de Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has picked 25 gambling sites to verify compliance with a new regulation requiring all unlicensed operators to block Dutch players.
KSA will check if players can access any of the sites selected. If so, then there may be "sanctions follow."
The monitoring is carried out due to the recent launch of a regulated online marketplace. We remind you that only ten operators have managed to obtain a license so far. Operators such as LeoVegas, Betsson, Casumo and 888 have temporarily stopped serving Dutch players.