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Kambi increases Italy reach with StarVegas launch

George Miller

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Kambi strengthens its position as a leading end-to-end sportsbook supplier in Italy after going live with the Greentube-owned brand

 

Kambi has extended its footprint in the regulated Italian market after Novomatic subsidiary Greentube launched the supplier’s award-winning Sportsbook within its Italy-facing StarVegas online casino brand.

StarVegas, which is among Italy’s top 10 casino brands in terms of market share, completed the integration of Kambi’s Premium Sportsbook earlier this week, as the operator looks to secure a slice of the c.€500m sports betting market.

As a result, Kambi’s Sportsbook is now available with four of Italy’s most prominent online gaming operators, with 888, Kindred Group’s flagship Unibet sportsbook, and LeoVegas’ Winga brand also on the supplier’s roster.
StarVegas will promote its new sportsbook product with an above the line campaign through TV and printed media, while it also intends to increase its presence on digital marketing channels.

The launch is the second of its kind between Greentube and Kambi, following a partnership signed by the pair in February. In July, Greentube’s Admiral brand launched the Kambi Sportsbook in Romania.

Kristian Nylen, Kambi chief executive, said: “I am delighted to see the Kambi Sportsbook go live with Greentube’s prominent StarVegas brand in Italy, strengthen our position as a leading end-to-end sportsbook supplier in the market. This strategic partnership has great potential to turn Greentube into an important pan-European sportsbook player alongside its already successful casino brands, highlighting the scalability of the Kambi Sportsbook”.

The news follows a successful few months for Kambi, which saw the supplier selected to provide Bulgaria’s National Lottery with its premium Sportsbook, win the prestigious EGR B2B Sports Betting Supplier of the Year award, and sign a long-term extension to its agreement with 888sport.

Kambi also provided the platform for Mr Green to launch its ‘Sportsbook 2.0’, with the operator focusing on Kambi’s Instant Betting product to provide customers with a more casino-style betting experience.

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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Oriental Group Gets Approval for Developing Gaming Hubs to House POGOs

Niji Narayan

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Oriental Group, the Asian-based online gaming giant, has got approval form PAGCOR, the gaming regulator in Philippines, to develop two hubs for the purpose of hosting accredited Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs). The hubs will be based in Clark and Cavite.

The hubs will not only house the offices of accredited POGOs but also workers’ residences and relevant government agencies. The idea is to make it easier for PAGCOR to regulate the industry.

“We are making business more comfortable and easier for the operators by now licensing POGO hubs. Since it’s easier for us to regulate when they are in hubs, then there are some special privileges there like five-year licenses,” PAGCOR chair Andrea Domingo said.

According to Kevin Wong, General Manager of Oriental Game, the Clark hub which is covering an area of around 10 hectares is already operational and will be able to accommodate 5000 workers once at full capacity. The Cavite hub, which will cost Oriental Game Php8 billion (US$156 million) to build, will cover 20 hectares and house 20,000 workers.

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Sands China Launches Special Financing Support Programme for Local SMEs

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Sands China, the integrated resort developer and operator in Macau, has launched a special financing programme for its local SME suppliers, in cooperation with six local banks.

The new financing programme is part of Sands China’s F.I.T. initiative which offers Financial Support, Invitational Matching and Training and Development to local SME suppliers.

Through the Sands China SME Financial Support Programme, six local banks are offering special loans and credit to local SMEs who have contracts or purchase orders with Sands China. The goal is to support the development of local SMEs through faster, easier and more favourable bank financing loan products.

“Sands China is very pleased to be the first integrated resort operator in Macao to present this new financing program for our local SME suppliers. It is important for our company’s growth to go hand-in-hand with the growth of local businesses, and this latest initiative is part of Sands China’s ongoing and long-term commitment to supporting local SME suppliers. We want our presence in the marketplace to provide opportunities for smaller companies in Macao to benefit from the business opportunities that are created as a result,” Dr. Wilfred Wong, president of Sands China Ltd said.

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Oklahoma Tribal Leaders Approve a Resolution against Governor’s Gambling Plan

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The leaders of Oklahoma-based Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek) and Seminole nations have approved a resolution denouncing the new Republican governor’s plan to force negotiations for a bigger slice of revenue from Oklahoma’s tribal casinos.

The Inter-Tribal Council of the five civilised tribes approved the resolution during a meeting in Tulsa.

Last week, Gov. Kevin Stitt said that the existing compacts should be reevaluated now that the gambling industry has matured in Oklahoma.

Tribal leaders and the governor disagree over what triggers a 15-year renewal of the compacts.

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