Daily News: UK Gambling Commission suspended the license of Bet-at-home, 888 Holdings sells its bingo business and more
Winners of Bookmaker Awards have been announced
The results of the annual Bookmaker Awards from Better Collective have been summed up.
The winners were selected in four countries: Great Britain, Denmark, Poland and Sweden.
Bet365 has been admitted as the best bookmaker in the UK, Sweden and Denmark. In Poland, Superbet received the most wins in nominations.
SuperSport Becomes a Betting Sponsor of the Croatian Football Championship
SuperSport betting company has become a sponsor of the Croatian football championship.
Previously, the company entered into a partnership agreement with the Croatian Football Federation, and also became the title sponsor of the Croatian Cup.
UK regulator suspends Bet-at-home’s license
The UK Gambling Commission announced the suspension of the Bet-at-home bookmaker's license.
The reason was the brand's inconsistency with British legislation regarding responsible gaming and the fight against money laundering.
Despite the suspension of the license, customers will retain access to their gaming accounts.
Global Gaming Awards Asia 2022 will be held on August 22
The 2022 award will be held online on August 22.
This is the first time the award will be held in Asia. Previously, the Global Gaming Awards were held in London and Las Vegas.
The organizers report that there will be 9 nominations. The shortlist of applicants has already been determined, but has not been published yet.
RushBet entered the Mexican market
The gambling company Rush Street Interactive announced the launch of the RushBet project in Mexico.
The company will be able to carry out bookmaker and online casino activities in the country.
888 Holdings sells its bingo business for $45.2 million
888 Holdings has closed a deal to sell its own bingo business to the Broadway Gaming brand.
The deal amounted to $45.2 million, of which $43.2 million will be paid immediately, and another $2 million will be paid during the year.
The World Series of Poker tournament became the second largest in history in terms of the number of participants
The World Series of Poker has recorded the second-highest number of players in history in a single tournament.
The main event of the series, the $10,000 buy-in tournament, attracted 8,663 participants.
The record number of players were registered in 2006, when 8773 players took part in the tournament.
London hosted ICE Summer Symposium
Top managers of the igaming industry and members of the European Casino Association discussed the future of the gaming industry: cashless technologies, integration with online services and digitalization.
Chairman of the European Casino Association Per Jaldung noted that the key topics of discussion were responsible gambling, money laundering and new technologies.
The Big Step Publishes Open Letter to Ban Gambling Ads in Premier League Matches
The Big Step campaign has published an open letter to 20 Premier League clubs asking them to vote to ban gambling advertising.
Ahead of the September sponsorship vote, more than 100 people called for a ban on gambling advertising during matches.
The letter highlights concerns about the amount of gambling advertising, shown in Premier League matches (700 ads were shown in one of the matches).