Erin-Marie Gallagher

Quick Sports: How BetInvest is creating a ‘new level’ of sports events

Quick Sports: How BetInvest is creating a ‘new level’ of sports events

Lockdown left many bettors craving new forms of entertainment as major sporting leagues ground to a halt. And for some, that came in the form of quick sports such as table tennis. BetInvest, which is targeting both renewal and modernisation, strives to hold up modern sports and explained that ‘now is the perfect time to focus on its Quick Sports …

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John Whittingdale to oversee Gambling Act review

John Whittingdale to oversee Gambling Act review

John Whittingdale, Conservative MP for Maldon and Minister for Media and Data, will take charge of the 2005 Gambling Act review.  Taking over responsibility from Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston, Whittingdale’s appointment has raised concerns among campaigners for gambling reform, with some citing the MP’s previous voting record on issues concerning the gambling industry. Speaking to the Guardian on the appointment, …

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Fonbet scores Paris Saint-Germain regional partnership

Fonbet scores Paris Saint-Germain regional partnership

Fonbet has signed a long-term partnership with Paris Saint-Germain to become the team’s official betting partner across Russia and the CIS region. Through the agreement, Fonbet will help the Ligue 1 team expand its fan base across the region by offering increased odds for Paris Saint-Germain matches, as well as ‘special promotions’ which will be developed in collaboration with the …

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‘Bucking the trend’ and influencer marketing: The secret to Low6’s growth

Low6

Founded back in 2017 by Jamie Mitchell and Wayne Stevenson, Low6 is on a mission to help both franchises and rights holders monetise their mobile applications.  While the first iteration of Low6 was to score the lowest number of points based on a particular racecard, the company has ‘evolved immensely’, with commercial deals now spanning 22 UK football clubs, UFC …

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Aspire Global eyes new growth options with B2C review

Aspire Global eyes new growth options with B2C review

Aspire Global has outlined new plans to carry out a review of its B2C segment which will support the iGaming solutions provider in identifying new options for revenue growth. The review, says the supplier, will help the company to focus on its ‘growing B2B ambitions’ as well as the development of its technology. The decision comes after the group’s B2C …

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SoftSwiss establishes African footprint with Nigerian licence

SoftSwiss establishes African footprint with Nigerian licence

SoftSwiss has celebrated its first entry into the African sports betting market after receiving a licence to supply its gaming and sportsbook solutions across Nigeria. The Nigerian licence, says SoftSwiss, is a ‘great milestone’ for the company as it continues to expand into new regulated markets across the world.  “Entering the Nigerian market marks an exceptional turning point for SoftSwiss, …

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ESA Gaming makes Malta entry following MGA approval

ESA Gaming makes Malta entry following MGA approval

ESA Gaming has continued its expansion into regulated gambling markets after securing a supplier licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The MGA licence will allow the supplier to distribute its collection of mobile gaming products, including the EasySwipe portfolio, to a range of new partners. “The accreditation of our products by the MGA marks a very exciting step for …

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Sports and slots: How ESA Gaming is combining the best of both worlds

Sports and slots: How ESA Gaming is combining the best of both worlds

With a spring and summer full of major sporting events approaching, Maria Luisa Malfasi (pictured below) – Business Development Manager of ESA Gaming – believes that now is the right time to combine ‘elements that sport fans know’ with its quick-fire casino titles. Bookmakers are preparing for the flurry of activity that comes with some of the prime calendar events …

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Pires continues to back Low6 with additional investment

Pires continues to back Low6 with additional investment

Low6 has received a further £35,000 investment from Pires Investment which will form part of the extension of the former’s pre-IPO funding round.  Back in December 2020, Pires purchased 6,667 shares in Low6 for a total consideration of £200,010. This was followed by Low6’s closure of a pre-IPO round, which subsequently raised £3.3 million in convertible notes.  “We are very …

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Extending the reach: Why finding the right platform provider is key

Extending the reach: Why finding the right platform provider is key

For iGaming industry suppliers, choosing the right platform partners is key to ensuring your content reaches the widest range of different operators, explained Ivan Piorischin, Product owner at Soft2Bet. But with so many platforms to choose from now, how can companies ensure that they pick the right one? According to Piorischin, working with B2B providers can provide a ‘cost effective’ …

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