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FIFA YouTuber NepentheZ could face gambling prosecution

A popular FIFA YouTuber could become the first big streaming star to face prosecution for promoting gambling on his channel. The BBC reports that NepentheZ, whose real name is Craig Douglas, promoted the gambling of FIFA coins via a site called FUTgalaxy. The Gambling Commission has raised a legal case …

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Rakuten.co.uk faces closure

Updated: Rakuten.co.uk may be closed by the end of August, the marketplace has told sellers. The retail marketplace, which was formed in 2014 after Rakuten acquired Play.com, informed those that utilise the service that they are talking to employees about the closure of the entire operation and the Cambridge office. …

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Women in Games Awards: The Top 30 revealed

The Top 30 Women in Games are today announced, with the spotlight being shone on the most influential and inspirational female professionals from across the whole of the UK industry. The Top 30 – voted for by a panel of leading industry executives will be honoured at an awards ceremony …

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Nearly half of all mobile game spend comes from just 0.19% of users

Here’s a number that will send chills through the minds of mobile game makers. VentureBeat reports that new data from Swrve suggests that 48 per cent of all mobile games revenue comes from a tiny, tiny fraction of the user base – just 0.19 per cent. If correct, it emphasis …

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