27 January 2021 GPWA Times Newsletter

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Posturing for position in the UK
This week, J. Todd looks at online gambling stories from the U.K., where the review of the Gambling Act has everyone on edge and posturing for position.

Extra free spins at Intertops for Bitcoin players
Intertops Poker is giving players up to 60 free spins on new Betsoft slots and an extra 15 free spins when they use Bitcoin to deposit.

Pariplay secures West Virginia iGaming license
The interim license will enable Pariplay to sign deals with casino operators in West Virginia and provide its suite of gaming content to more players in the expanding U.S. market.

Pariplay broadens reach in Spain
The agreement will see Pariplay supply its gaming content to VERSUS Casino, furthering its presence in the regulated Spanish market following its debut there in Q4 2020.

Malta Gaming Authority appoints new CEO
The Board of Governors of the Malta Gaming Authority has appointed Dr. Carl Brincat as Chief Executive Officer of the MGA with immediate effect.

Swedish regulator hits Videoslots with injunction
The Swedish Gaming regulator found that players at Videoslots have been able to deposit more than the maximum permitted amount of SEK 5,000 per week for games on commercial online games.

Evoplay Entertainment makes Croatian debut
Mozzartbet's Croatia-based players are able to enjoy the studio's popular hits, such as Hot Triple Sevens and Elven Princesses.

Inspired announces new contract with Entain
Inspired Entertainment announced it has signed a new long-term agreement with Entain, formerly GV Holdings to provide its virtual sports products across Entain's online brands and retail venues.

Bally's Corporation to acquire Monkey Knife Fight
In 2020, the daily fantasy sports operator was ranked by SponsorUnited as the sixth most-searched and 10 fastest-growing brand in sports and entertainment.

Soft2bet names Ferreira as Chief Marketing Officer
Pablo Ferreira's new position will involve overseeing the marketing and promotion of Soft2bet's operator portfolio.

Caesars expands in fantasy sports with SuperDraft
As part of the investment, SuperDraft will join Caesars' online brands, World Series of Poker, Caesars Online Casino, and, upon the acquisition's close, William Hill.

Online gaming and sports betting now live in Michigan
On 22 January, online gaming and sports betting began in Michigan with Sen. Curtis Hertel placing the ceremonial first wager.

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CasinoBeats Summit 202122-24 March 2021
CasinoBeats Summit 2021
The Summit, launched in 2018, brings together operators, suppliers and a range of visionaries to consider the challenges facing the online casino sector.

SiGMA Europe Summit13-15 April 2021
SiGMA Europe Summit
In bringing together leading suppliers, operators, and affiliates, the SiGMA event will be at the forefront of shaping the future of the global iGaming sector in an informal, yet business-focused, B2B environment.

SiGMA Manila 202127-28 May 2021
SiGMA Manila 2021
Held at the SMX Convention Center, the event will cater to the land-based and online gaming sectors, bringing suppliers, operators, affiliates, regulators and blockchain businesses together.
Did You Know?
Last week, a complaint was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California claiming that Apple illegally profited as a slot game distributor by receiving commissions on wagers.

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