Andrew McCarron

Pinnacle raises the limit to $1m for WC Final

Pinnacle Sports is taking World Cup betting to the limit by accepting $1,000,000 bets on the final in Rio on July 13th. The Curaçao-based operation’s incredible limits offer high-rolling bettors the chance to back up their judgement with a considerable bankroll. Those with deep-enough pockets can actually bet that maximum amount over and over again. And should those monster bets …

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Unibet goes live with Yggdrasil’s portfolio

Online operator Unibet has gone live with Yggdrasil Gaming’s innovative casino games content. Yggdrasil’s portfolio contains a variety of popular casino games including new fast high-roller video slot Winterberries, its already established success Jokerizer slot that is also available on mobile, as well as Lotto7, a unique daily lottery draw and progressive game where players will play for a €2.5 …

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Amaya in as lead sponsor for GiGse

Organisers of GiGse and the Social Casino Summit are pleased to announce that the Amaya Gaming Group will be returning as the lead sponsor of the 14th annual Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GiGse) from July 14 to 16, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. GiGse, co-located with the Social Casino Summit, is North America’s largest and most …

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NETELLER becomes Crystal Palace sponsor

Payments firm Optimal Payments Plc has become the official sponsor of Crystal Palace Football Club for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Optimal Payments will use the platform to raise the global awareness of its NETELLER service and Net+ Card stored-value offering which will be displayed on the front of the team’s shirts from the start of the 2014/15 English Premier …

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GamCrowd crowdfunds for itself

GamCrowd, the gambling-specific crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform that launched earlier this year, has followed its own advice and launched a crowdfunding campaign of its own. The company is looking to raise £200k for 10% of the Equity in the company on its own platform. CEO Chris North explained the reasoning behind the campaign: “We have been very keen from the …

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Onefootball integrates Sportradar feed

Sportradar has integrated its soccer data feeds into the Onefootball application for mobile devices. The cooperation with the world’s leading mobile football community, based in Berlin, started on June 1st 2014. With coverage of over 100 countries, 240+ soccer leagues and 40 languages, Sportradar provides the broadest soccer coverage in the market. From now on, Sportradar’s Live Scores, Live Sports Centre and Statistics solutions will be integrated …

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SIS streams to Betfred and Totepool websites

LBO pictures and data supplier SIS is using its digital streaming platform to provide a new service to both the Betfred and Totepool websites. SIS is delivering live pictures of the “Betfred Bonus Hour”, normally seen on Betfred TV in betting shops, to Betfred.com and Totepool.com. The Bonus Hour is a regular and popular Saturday morning feature on Betfred TV, …

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Twitter Ads API now has a Glow

Glow Digital Media (Glow), the global provider of social media technology solutions, has announced its official Twitter integration and Ads API partnership. The invitation to build into the Twitter Ads API and bring dynamic technology to its advertising arsenal means that Glow is now a truly cross platform social media solution. This will further increase advertising options available to its …

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Bally completes $100m acquisition of social casino operator

Bally Technologies, Inc, a leader in gaming machines, table-game products, casino-management systems, has completed the acquisition of  online social casino company Dragonplay Ltd for $100m. Launched in 2010, Dragonplay ranks among the 10 top-grossing game developers in the social casino genre with approximately 700,000 daily active users and nearly three million monthly active users across all platforms. Total consideration includes …

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