Luke Massey

Delasport delivers sportsbook iFrame solution for ProgressPlay


Delasport has struck a new deal to deliver a ‘Plug & Play’ sportsbook iFrame solution for B2B white label platform provider ProgressPlay. The advanced solution, said Delasport, will complete the ‘already exemplary’ ProgressPlay offering which had, until now, been more focused on the gaming side. It will be rolled out to both new and existing clients of the ProgressPlay platform. …

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Stats Perform agrees six-year WTA data deal with GVC Holdings

WTA - (200229) -- DOHA, Feb. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Ashleigh Barty of Australia hits a return during the women's singles semi-final match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic at the 2020 WTA Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, Feb. 28, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)

Stats Perform has backed up its landmark data deal with the WTA Tour by reaching a six-year agreement with GVC Holdings, soon to become Entain Plc. As part of the deal, it will provide a new and exclusive, official WTA tennis data service enabling in-play bets to be placed across GVC, whose sportsbook brands include bwin, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, …

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Trustly Scan N Play: Dethroning the cash king, by Samuel Barrett

Scan N Play

2020 has been a big year for Trustly, as my colleague Ciaran O’Malley recently shared with the readers on SBC News. In addition to debuting a new logo and brand identity, this year saw the launch of Scan N Play – a revolutionary cashless solution for land-based casinos and retail gaming shops. With instant player verification, instant deposits and instant …

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Getting to the heart of horse racing: PA Betting Services joins forces with Racing and Sports

PA Betting Services

SBC News caught up with PA Betting Services (PA) duo Richard Duncan (Head of Business Development) and Kyle Brady (Racing Operations Services Manager), as well as Brent Dolan, Commercial Director for UK and Europe at Racing and Sports (RAS), to discuss the significance of the recent PA and RAS deal. SBC: Can you tell us more about the thinking behind …

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Campeón Gaming Partners: A year of changes…but how many will stick?

tech changes

If the pace of the pre-coronavirus world was already fast, the luxury of time has now completely disappeared for iGaming operators trying to keep pace with the gambling industry’s digital and technological transformation. Avraam Tosounidis, CFO and Co-Founder at Campeón Gaming Partners (CGP), looked at some of the new strategies and tech upgrades brought in by CGP this year, before …

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New survey finds licensing ‘ignorance’ among Swedish gamblers


Only 5% of Swedes know how to check if an online sportsbook or casino holds a Swedish licence, according to a new survey by the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA). The survey, carried out in collaboration with Novus using data collected from 1,737 interviewees, found that eight out of 10 Swedes have ‘probably’ not played at a site without a licence …

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The sportsbook of 2030: ‘Clever money’ and more accurate data


The world of trading and risk management has come on leaps and bounds in recent years thanks to advances in technology, but how does that shape the sportsbook of 2030? Fast forward 10 years to 2030 and Dinos Stranomitis, Director and COO at Altenar, thinks that the future for sports betting lies in the development of software that can independently …

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Lockdown lift 2.0: Where do alternative sports fit into retail’s ‘digitised’ betting future?


Playtech Sports terminals took a quarter of a million bets on darts and table tennis totalling close to €6 million in the first month after the UK’s betting shops reopened from the first national lockdown in June. These numbers, said Lee Drabwell from Playtech Sports (pictured), show that the demand for these ‘alternative sports’ – which enjoyed such an unexpected …

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Going in-house: Are the cost savings ever worth it?


Every sports betting and gaming operator would, in an ideal world, like to own their own tech. But for smaller operators at least, is the cost saving appeal something of a myth? Soft2Bet Product Owner Ivan Piorischin (pictured) discusses the pros and cons of going in-house, the influence of mega mergers on the “cost-savings via synergy” concept, and balancing a …

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EveryMatrix files application for New Jersey gaming licence

New Jersey

EveryMatrix has applied for a licence with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) to supply casino operators in the Garden State through its iGaming integration platform and gaming aggregator, CasinoEngine. The technology provider has filed an application to service the state where gross gaming revenue (GGR) for online casino is approaching $1 billion for 2020, including a record …

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