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Yggdrasil seals ATG casino slots content agreement

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Innovative gaming solutions supplier Yggdrasil will provide Swedish horse racing operator ATG with its high-quality casino slots games in the soon-to-be regulated Swedish market.

ATG is Sweden’s sole trotting and thoroughbred racing betting operator, offering betting opportunities to thousands of players at around 900 race days annually across the country as well as online and in retail outlets.

The operator will be able to complement its leading horse racing product with Yggdrasil’s portfolio of innovative casino slot games including its latest releases Penguin City, Hanzo’s Dojo and Wolf Hunters.

The agreement comes ahead of Sweden preparing to adopt a new regulatory framework on 1 January 2019.

Fredrik Elmqvist, CEO, Yggdrasil, said: “Our range of innovative casino slots games has proven very popular throughout Europe, so we’re thrilled to be partnering with ATG, one of Sweden’s most respected operators who have a large, loyal and dedicated customer base. Our regulated market strategy is accelerating and we’re looking forward to the Swedish market opening next year.”

 

About Yggdrasil:

Yggdrasil is a provider of superior online gaming solutions for igaming operators. The business was founded in 2013 and has since emerged as one of the industry’s most respected and acclaimed suppliers. Yggdrasil operates a highly scalable business model and covers three product verticals: Casino Slots, Table Games and Bingo, in addition to the business verticals: Yggdrasil White Label Studios, YGS Masters and Yggdrasil Dragons. Since its inception, Yggdrasil has embarked on a solid growth trajectory enabled by a strong corporate culture focused on innovation, creativity, quality and technology leadership. Yggdrasil is headquartered in Sweden and has offices in Malta (operational HQ), Poland and Gibraltar.

 

About ATG:

AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) is owned by the national trotting and thoroughbred racing associations, 90% by the Swedish Trotting Association (ST) and 10% by Swedish Jockey Club (SG). ATG is proud to present large runner fields every day, all year around to create great racing and interesting betting opportunities. ATG delivers a combination of world class trotting and thoroughbred racing and exciting and entertaining betting. ATG offers betting at a just over 2,000 agents, on digital platforms, as well as on 37 trot and thoroughbred racecourses all over Sweden.

In 2017, almost 20,000 races with betting were carried out with a turnover for the corporate group of approximately SEK 4.2 billion. Through betting, ATG is able to safeguard the long-term conditions of Swedish horse racing. For example, in 2018 ATG will give back a surplus of minimum SEK 2 billion into the sport.

 

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media

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Google Allows NJ iGaming Companies to Advertise Using Google Ads

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Google has updated its Google Ads policy. The behemoth tech corporation will now allow sports betting companies in New Jersey to advertise using the Google Ads.

This decision is a complete reversal of a previous decision by the company to narrow down the presence of gaming apps in the Google Play Store. A number of high-level gaming executives especially in New Jersey have welcomed the new decision.

According to Yaniv Sherman, an 888 executive, the new Google Ads policy update would enable the company to have “a competitive edge, and it broadens the marketing pie for us to choose from.”

The new version of the Google Ads policy is very effective in helping its users to differentiate between regulated-market operators and unlicensed sites targeting users from other parts of the world.

“The Google ads policy on gambling and games will change in june 2019 to allow state-licensed gambling entities to promote sports betting content in new jersey, as part of a limited beta. After the update, advertisers who wish to promote online sports betting content in new jersey must submit a gambling certification request through the updated policy page,” reads a section of the update.”

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media
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Newgioco Appoints Two Independent Directors to its Board

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Newgioco Group Inc., a global sports betting and gaming technology company, has appointed Paul Sallwasser and Steven A. Shallcross as the independent directors of the Board. Sallwasser and Shallcross will also serve on the audit committee, the compensation committee, and the nomination and corporate governance committee of the Board.

“As a key first step towards accomplishing the goals stated in our recent Letter to Stockholders, we are very pleased to announce today the appointment of Paul and Steven to the Board and expect to announce a third independent member in the near future,” Michele (Mike) Ciavarella, CEO said.

“The accomplished caliber of our new Board members and their willingness to work with Newgioco is a testament to our commitment to good corporate governance. Their combined experience with publicly listed companies and SEC reporting will strengthen our ability to understand and address the needs of all our stakeholders. I look forward to working harmoniously with our Board and management team to accelerate the positive momentum of our leading-edge ELYS betting platform in the US sports betting market,” Ciavarella added.

Mr. Sallwasser currently serves as the CEO of the Florida Community Health Network and a director of Youngevity International, Inc. He is a certified public accountant and began his career with Ernst & Young LLP in South Florida. He spent 39 years as a partner of the firm serving some of the largest publicly traded and government healthcare and biotechnology companies across the southeastern United States.

Mr. Shallcross currently serves as CEO, CFO, and Director of Synthetic Biologics, Inc. and is a certified public accountant and senior executive with over 25 years of comprehensive international, financial and operational experience.

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media
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MGA Cancels the Gaming Licence of ASAP Italia SRL

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The Malta Gaming Authority has cancelled the gaming licence of ASAP Italia SRL. ASAP Italia SRL has thus been directed to proceed with the cancellation process of the authorisation, and to suspend all gaming operations with immediate effect.

In addition, a notice on the Authorised Person’s website is to be displayed informing all players that the Authorisation has been cancelled.

Due to the cancellation of the licence, ASAP Italia SRL is, therefore, not authorised to continue conducting gaming by means of distance communications under an Authority licence.

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