Slotty Vegas Owner Stripped of UK License

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Online betting operator MaxEnt Limited has had its operating license revoked by the UK Gambling Commission after the company's recent ownership change.

The Gambling Commission has concerns about the funds that were used to purchase the company, when it was previously known as NRR Entertainment. Conflicting information was also given, and the regulator has concerns that the owner hasn't been completely honest in his dealings with the Commission.

In their decision, the UKGC wrote: "The Commission is not satisfied that it would have been granted the operating licence to the licensee had the new controller been a controller of the company when the application for the operating licence was made." It also stated "[The] Commission also identified concerns relating to the new controller's suitability, in that it appeared that he had provided conflicting information and had failed to be full and frank in his dealings with the Commission."

The license will be revoked as of June 18th, and MaxEnt is expected to convey their status to players in the meantime. In addition to Slotty Vegas, MaxEnt also operates BetAt and VulkanBet, but the latter isn't active in the UK.

MaxEnt has stated its intention to appeal against the decision.

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Therese Williams // UK Correspondent
Therese Williams
Therese is a fervent fan of slot machines and pub fruities, often trying her luck at some of the top online casinos. She covers news for Casino Listings with a focus on the UK and Europe. Therese studied arts and creative writing at university and has written for newspapers in the UK.
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5 June 2019 - 6:29pm
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I wonder if the owner will come out. It's interesting to hear about...

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7 June 2019 - 3:00am
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There is strong evidence that the new owner of Slotty Vegas and BetAt Casino, which were sold in 2018, is connected to a bunch of fraudulent "Vulkan" casinos running pirated games. We have downgraded the casino's rating and posted a warning based on that and this latest news.

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7 June 2019 - 5:51pm
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Aw man, that's crummy. My understanding is that Slotty Vegas was a decent casino before all this. Is that correct?

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8 June 2019 - 8:38am
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Yeah I agree with you. I used to play at Slotty and I liked them but it's clear that if they have lost their license, there is a very good reason behind it.

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10 June 2019 - 2:16am
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Yeah BetAt and Slotty Vegas were both decent casinos. We were told they had changed hands and had been keeping an eye on them due to rumours about the new ownership but to be fair nothing seemed to have changed operationally, and we did not receive any player complaints, nor have I seen many around the traps. But this UKGC decision is very big and seems to confirm the whispers about the ownership, so I think it is safest to play elsewhere.

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