Sports betting and igaming operator 888 has appointed Lord Jon Mendelsohn, former director of general election resources for the Labour Party, as its chair designate and a non-executive director with immediate effect.
Representatives of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities have agreed to integrate each region’s self-exclusion schemes for gambling, to better coordinate player protection efforts on a local and national level.
The UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has launched a call for evidence on loot boxes, with the aim of establishing whether the video game features encourage or lead to problem gambling.
In this exclusive extract from the iGB Africa Report, sponsored by sportsbook technology provider Altenar, Scott Longley examines the brands that have carved out local market share, and the difficulties in establishing a pan-African presence.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to investigate Evolution Gaming’s proposed acquisition of NetEnt, over concerns that the merger could lead to a reduction in competition in the British igaming market.
The national government of Colombia has legally ratified Decree 808, which was introduced in June this year to help shore up the country's gambling industry and protect funding for its heathcare system in the wake of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.