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Habanero seals Romanian licence

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Supplier granted coveted accreditation by national regulator

Premium slots and table games provider Habanero has been awarded an online licence to supply Romanian-based operators with its immersive content offering.

Following its accreditation by the Romanian gambling regulator (ONJN), the games studio can further expand its commercial footprint within the territory, where online gambling has been regulated since 2016.

The 69+ newly-licensed games in Habanero’s highly regarded portfolio include widespread player favourites such as Wizards Want War!, Egyptian Dreams Deluxe, Happiest Christmas Tree and 5 Lucky Lions.

Habanero’s latest certification follows on from its recent acquisition of an MGA licence, paving the way for it to secure new partnerships, in addition to those already signed.

Commenting on the accreditation, Arcangelo Lonoce, European Head of Business Development at Habanero, said: “We are thrilled that the team’s consistent diligence has been recognised by the regulatory body in Romania, a market which we believe to be one of the most interesting and dynamic in Europe.

“The news will help us further extend our ever-growing customer reach within the region, following on from a series of high-profile commercial agreements with a succession of Southern Europe’s foremost operators.” 

Ready to build on an outstanding 2020, the studio has continued its rapid growth across Europe and South America by creating some of the industry’s highest quality content.

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France’s ANJ Flags Concerns Over Licensees’ Player Protection Strategies

Niji Narayan

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L’Autorité nationale des Jeux (ANJ) has approved or suggested improvements to player protection plans licensees were ordered to submit as part of the French gambling regulator’s increased focus on social responsibility.

 The regulator examined action plans from all operators active in the country, including the two former monopolies, La Française des Jeux (FDJ) and Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU).

 As well as approving 96 plans, the ANJ said it may make decisions later on some land-based casinos which may only open at a later date because of restrictions related to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

 There was no indication that any plan was rejected outright.

 The ANJ said it prioritised four main issues: prohibiting minors from gambling, allowing for self-exclusion and other checks, identifying and supporting potential problem gamblers and having a general policy that focused on protecting these groups.

 Examining the plan of FDJ, the regulator approved the plan with no further conditions. It said the lottery operator “reflects the operator’s desire to meet” the French government’s objectives regarding protecting minors and problem players.

 “It is distinguished in particular by the setting up of an ambitious program aimed at guaranteeing the ban on gambling by minors on all game types, innovative prevention initiatives, diversified and adapted to the profiles of players, and the existence of an advanced player identification and support system for pathological gamblers,” the regulator said.

 For PMU, however, it raised some concerns and thus added further conditions.

 “Further progress is expected from the operator to fully achieve the objective of preventing excessive or pathological gambling,” ANJ said.

 In particular, it said tools and resources for problem gamblers were not easily available, while identification of problem gamblers and training of employees were also not up to standard.

 While the ANJ approved this plan, it told the operator it must improve these areas. This included providing technical specifications of its system to recognise problem gamblers, taking the effort to strengthen its training system and ensuring the accessibility of RG tools.

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Slotmill Complete Swedish Certification

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Premium casino game supplier, Slotmill has had its portfolio of games certified for the Swedish Market. This is another milestone achieved by the growing supplier. In Q1 2021, Slotmill announced that its portfolio of games had been certified for Lithuania, Latvia, Malta and Estonia.

Jamie Boyle, Product Owner at Slotmill said, “Obtaining Swedish Certification for our portfolio of games is another important step for Slotmill. We are committed to meet local regulations and to provide our clients with games that offer superior quality.”

 

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Dutch Gambling Regulator Receives 28 iGaming Licence Applications

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The Dutch gambling regulator (KSA) has received 28 applications for a license to be able to offer online games of chance in the Netherlands.

The market for online games of chance will open on October 1. The companies that meet all the conditions will receive a license. Among other things, it is assessed whether an applicant has an adequate policy to prevent gambling addiction, is a healthy company that handles player balances responsibly.

René Jansen, chairman of the board of the KSA, is satisfied with the provisional number of applications.

“The intention of the law is to channel players from illegal providers to legally reliable providers. With this number of applications, I am confident that there will soon be a sufficiently attractive and varied offer to achieve this objective,” René Jansen said.

A permit application will only be processed once the fee of 48,000 euros has been paid – that is the case with the 28 applications. A provider who succeeds in obtaining a license can use it to offer games of chance via various websites.

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