Andrew McCarron

LeoVegas providing top tips for affiliates

LeoVegas has launched the innovative Affiliate Academy program, a series of articles that provide affiliates with real guidance on major subjects, such as improving SEO, writing excellent content, and the selection of keywords, with tips released directly from the firm’s top managers. The mobile-first operator has made a real push in the affiliate sector since the launch of its LeoVegas …

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Riccardo Mittiga: DraftKings and FanDuel merger opens doors

Last week’s merger between DFS giants DraftKings and FanDuel was the first major piece of consolidation in the fantasy sports arena. But what are the implications in Europe? Riccardo Mittiga, CEO of ASAP ITALIA and founder of DFS operation Sportito believes that there are huge opportunities now for a nimble operator. SBC: DraftKings and FanDuel have finally merged – was …

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Why affiliates need to step up to the oche

Bettingpro.com editor Neil Roarty takes a look at a sport that has come a long way in a short time – and why affiliates should be taking it very seriously as a money making opportunity.  What’s the best thing about Christmas? For many it’s spending time with their families, going on nights out with friends and colleagues, over indulgence in …

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Premier Punt takes crowdfunding approach for £200,000 development

Premier Punt, the Aberdeen based DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports) challenger, has turned to the crowdfunding site Seedrs in a bid to raise £200,000 in funding for product development. The firm, which has been shortlisted for next month’s SBC Awards in the category of Best Fantasy Sports Product, made the jump from a web-based game to a soft launch of its …

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Golden Race aims to become biggest supplier in Romania

Innovative virtual sports developer Golden Race says it plans on becoming Romania’s biggest supplier of virtuals after receiving confirmation of certification from the National Gambling Agency of Romania (ONJN). Golden Race believes that the recently reformed gambling regulations in Romania give the firm the opportunity to help generate local market growth by providing local operators with the benefit of more …

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Paddy Power to bring NetEnt games to its betting shop estate

Paddy Power has signed a deal with slots creator NetEnt that will increase the crossover between its online operations and its UK retail business. The bookmaker has entered an agreement to license gaming content from NetEnt for use in land-based gaming machines in the UK, extending the existing online business partnership that the slots developer already has with Paddy Power. According …

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LeoVegas cuts back on marketing splurge in third quarter

The trend of growing online gaming revenues for Scandinavian-facing operators was very much confirmed late this week when newly-listed LeoVegas showed third-quarter revenues growing organically by 76%. The company said revenues soared to €37.9m and that total deposits grew 87% to €123.7m. The increase in player numbers was in line with the revenue uplift, up 77% to nearly 156,500; new …

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