Andrew McCarron

Betfred 1-Tapped up by Skrill

Skrill, one of Europe’s leading online payments companies, have announced that bookmakers Betfred.com are now offering Skrill 1-Tap, to enable quick and easy mobile payments. Available to customers worldwide and fully integrated with Betfred’s mobile sportsbook, Skrill 1-Tap connects with Skrill’s Digital Wallet to offer quick and easy mobile payments to customers and merchants alike. Over the next five years, …

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Commission launch online licence application

The UK Gambling Commission have launched an online application service. Prospective operators applying for a remote licence or for a non-remote licence alongside a remote licence are required to use the online service available via the Gambling Commission website. The move is aimed at improving the service provided by the Commission. Applicants can navigate through the application in a way that reflects …

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Boylesports enhances age and identity checks

Boylesports, Ireland’s largest independent bookmakers and online betting company, have extended theircontract with Experian to provide age and identity checks for its users. Experian’s service will help prevent underage gaming and protect against the risk of identity fraud. Experian’s automated identity verification tools, Prove-ID, has been integrated into the Boylesports’ online platform, enabling operators to quickly and easily check player …

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Bulgarian licence for PokerStars

PokerStars have received approval from the Bulgarian State Gambling Commission for an online gaming licence in Bulgaria. In the next few weeks, the world’s largest poker site will work towards finalising the technical requirements for starting operations under the license and serving the Bulgarian online poker market under the local licence. According to the poker operator, the Bulgarian Gambling Commission’s …

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SIS finalise their customer forum details

LBO broadcasters SIS have finalised their programme of customer events and already LBO owners are looking to attend.  SIS are again planning a series of Forums to give customers an opportunity to meet key decision-makers within SIS, discuss issues and developments, and have their input into how the services work. SIS have also committed to supporting the Bookmakers Trade Fair, …

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.Technology domains available

Easyspace, one of the UK’s largest domain name providers, have released seven new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) including the one that could become a favourite with the tech industry. It has been reported that .Technology could be the go-to address for anyone involved with tech such as web developers, web designers as well as technology companies. Other gTLDs that were …

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Activist investors could trigger Bwin.party break-up

Activist investors SpringOwl Gibraltar Partners B have agreed in principle to acquire 6.1 per cent of Bwin.party’s share capital, fuelling rumours that the company is on the verge of being broken up to realise value for shareholders. SpringOwl is buying the shares from Emerald Bay Limited and Stinson Ridge Limited, companies connected with Bwin.party founders Ruth Parasol DeLeon and Russell …

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Microgaming launch MPN Poker Tour

Microgaming’s MPN have announced the launch of the MPN Poker Tour (MPNPT), which will debut in London this spring. During the inaugural year, the MPNPT will visit several locations across Europe, including London, Malta and Tallinn. Each venue will deliver a fun and friendly poker festival with an emphasis on building a community among MPN players and operators. Every festival …

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FFA extend Sportradar partnership

Sportradar has  extended its partnership with Football Federation Australia (FFA). Sportradar already provides its industry leading Fraud Detection System (FDS) to the FFA to cover the A-League and FFA Cup competitions. Under this extended agreement the FDS will monitor betting patterns on the state National Premier Leagues (NPLs) for the 2014 season. In addition Sportradar has become the ‘Official Sports …

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