Luke Massey

East Africa: Leading the continent’s iGaming revolution

Africa

Many still deem the Africa gambling market to be in its early steps despite the ever increasing presence of established operators across the local regions. East Africa is one of the continent’s most bustling scenarios under this aspect. So, how can operators reap the benefits that the region has to offer? BtoBet has produced a new report to explain some …

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BetConstruct secures key content partnership with Greentube

Greentube

BetConstruct has struck a key strategic partnership with Novomatic Interactive subsidiary Greentube, whose online gaming content will subsequently be rolled out on both BetConstruct’s own casinos and its partner operators. As a result of this new partnership, more than 400 slots will be added to BetConstruct’s RNG library, making it one of the richest and most diversified in the industry. …

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Marco Castaldo, Microgame: Growth potential remains despite Italian ad ban

Microgame

SBC News caught up with Marco Castaldo, CEO at Microgame, for his take on the much-discussed advertising ban in Italy, how it might influence Microgame’s business model, and why adapting an online platform for the country – given the current uncertainty and speed to market – “makes less sense now than before”. SBC: With Microgame’s Italian offering very diverse, including …

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Bookmakers celebrate superb results on final day of the Festival

Festival

It was roles reversed on the final day at the Cheltenham Festival after Al Boum Photo’s Gold Cup win saw the bookies take a narrow overall win against a set of revitalised Paddy’s day punters. Stephen Harris, Horse Racing Editor at bettingexpert.com, reflected on a Friday which “loomed under a cloud” for the bookies following an “unprecedented beating” on day three, but …

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Golden Race to present 3D Virtual Football upgrades at Betting on Football

Virtual Football

Golden Race, creator and global provider of virtual sports and betting solutions, is presenting the latest version of its multi-awarded 3D Virtual Football at next week’s Betting on Football. This enhanced version features a new virtual stadium created with on-site scanning, advanced animations based on real players movements, and new player models applying proprietary scanning technologies. It also presents true …

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Peter Woodfine, Vermantia: Why retail can still rival the solitary world of online betting

Vermantia

On the eve of next week’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge, Peter Woodfine – Business Development Director at Vermantia – says in-shop betting is changing. But he is a firm believer that retail will always be detail. There’s been a lot of talk in the media about the death of retail, but to paraphrase Mark Twain – it’s been …

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Bookies take a hammering on Black Thursday at Cheltenham

Cheltenham

Having held a slender lead at half time, the bookies took an “unprecedented beating” on day three at Cheltenham after Defi du Seuil led out a procession of short priced winners. Stephen Harris, Horse Racing Editor at bettingexpert.com, reflected on ‘St Patrick’s Thursday’ at the Festival, which left the bookies staring into a Paisley Park-shaped “abyss” after a nightmare day …

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Betinvest Lottery secures Gaming Associates Europe certification

Betinvest - 3d lottery balls with depth of field.

The Lottery solution from Betinvest has been certified by Gaming Associates Europe Limited, one of the UK’s most reputable laboratories which is accredited in the EU zone as well as Crown or British Overseas territories such as the Isle of Man and Gibraltar. This allows Betinvest to supply its in-house Lottery solutions to both online and retail gaming operators in …

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Mobile access drives platform development for 1xBet

1xBet

1xBet, a headline sponsor for next week’s Betting on Football, will be using the conference to promote the development of its platform, which is both “intuitive and simple to use” with a modern interface that can be easily accessed from mobile devices. To emphasise this focus, the company’s Head of Business Development Evgenii Kiriushin said that it expects mobile development …

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Are we at peak betting? Find out at Betting on Football

Has the industry reached peak betting when it comes to technological innovations? That’s the question that will be asked on the first panel session of the ‘Leadership & Vision’ track (Wednesday 20 March) at next week’s Betting on Football conference. The subject matter – Peak betting – are economies of scale causing stagnation? – forms much needed executive debate and …

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