GVC is pleased to announce that the Romanian National Gaming Office (ONJN) has granted the Group a full and permanent 10-year licence to operate sports betting and casino games in the country, via its fully owned subsidiary, Headlong Limited. In addition, the Group has also been awarded a Class 2 licence to supply software, affiliate marketing and hosting services to Headlong.
The Group has previously been operating its Sportingbet brand in Romania under the terms of an interim licence, which was granted on 1 September 2015. The new licences come in to effect from 1 September 2016.
Kenneth Alexander, Chief Executive of GVC, said:
"We are delighted to have been awarded a permanent licence in Romania. It is an attractive and growing market where the Sportingbet brand is increasingly popular. We are focused on developing our product line there in order to attract new customers and grow our business."
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About GVC Holdings PLC
GVC Holdings PLC is a leading e-gaming operator in both B2C and B2B markets. GVC has four main product verticals (sports, Casino, Poker, Bingo) with a number of brands; Sports labels (bwin, Sportingbet, gamebookers), Gaming labels (partypoker, partycasino, Foxy Bingo, Gioco Digitale, CasinoClub), Studios (B2B) and non-core assets.
GVC acquired bwin.party digital entertainment plc on 1 February 2016. The Group is headquartered in the Isle of Man and has licences in Alderney, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Eire, France, Germany, Greece (interim), Gibraltar, Italy, Malta, Romania, UK, and USA (New Jersey), Additionally, through partner arrangements its activities are licensed in Belgium and South Africa.
For more information see the Group's website: www.gvc-plc.com