Ollie Ring

ESI: Gambling & esports – What’s the millennial opportunity?

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It’s safe to say that “recapturing millennials” has been a buzzword thrown around the gambling industry for a considerable while. Are young punters drawn to greyhounds and racing in the same way as previous generations? When they’re looking to have a bet, what are they looking for? The esports opportunity is still arguably in its infancy. It’s vitally important to …

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ESI Forum in association with Digital Fuel to assess the esports gambling opportunity

Today marks the last day where attendees can secure a 20% discount for this month’s forum with code “ESI20” at checkout. Tickets can be found here for £15 (excl VAT). After the rousing success of the inaugural ESI Forum, Esports Insider (part of SBC Global) are delighted to reveal further details of the second Forum, set to take place on …

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ESIC, ESL and Kindred Group to discuss pertinent integrity issues at Betting on Esports 2017

Key figures from across the esports industry will discuss and debate the key integrity issues in the burgeoning industry at September’s Betting on Esports conference at Olympia, London. The panel will explore a wide range of topics, from software/hardware cheating to doping as well as examining whether or not esports has a major integrity scandal looming in the future. Esports …

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Ollie Ring – Esports Insider – Can FIFA join esports respected ranks?

For a number of years’ FIFA Football has ranked amongst the world’s top-selling video games, bridging a vital gap between generations’ of console gamers. However, despite FIFA’s popularity, the game has yet to crack the top echelon of competitive esports play and competition. Esports Insider’s Ollie Ring details what he believes is hindering FIFA’s progress within esports ranks and why …

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Sky Racing World sets the gallop with Korea Racing Authority partnership

Sky Racing World, the Kentucky-based distributor of international horse racing content, and subsidiary of Tabcorp, has partnered with the Korean Racing Authority (“KRA”.  Under the new partnership, Sky Racing World will distribute horse racing content from the KRA operated LetsRun Park Seoul and Busan-Gyeongnam tracks to advance depositing wagering (“ADW”) sites throughout America and Europe from August 3rd, 2017. The …

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GLI Group acquires NMi Gaming, clients to benefit from expanded global reach

The GLI Group has announced the acquisition of NMi Metrology and Gaming Ltd as well as related gaming assets (“NMi Gaming”) from NMi Certin, B.V. and related parties. The Group, which delivers land-based lottery and iGaming testing and assessment services, belives the acquisition will assist NMi Gaming’s clients by providing them with instant global reach through GLI’s accredited 475 jurisdictions. …

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Nektan Plc acquires Nektan Marketing Services from Betfred Founder

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Nektan Plc, an international gaming solutions and services provider has announced the acquisition of Nektan Marketing Services in a deal with Fred Done (Betfred founder) and Warren Jacobs (ActiveWin Media). Nektan Marketing Services was initially a joint venture between Done, Jacobs and Nektan Plc and was announced back in September 2015. The company has traded as Nektan Marketing Services and …

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Novomatic’s claim against EGT dismissed by District Court Berlin

Novomatic AG’s claim against Euro Games Technology Ltd (“EGT”) has been dismissed by the District Court Berlin. It was initially announced in October 2016 that Novomatic AG would initiate court proceedings against EGT. The claim, made against Sofia based Euro Games Technology Ltd and German sales partner D-Systems GmbH claimed that some of EGT’s games systematically and unfairly utilised essential …

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Unibet becomes Warwickshire CC’s first official betting partner

Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Unibet have announced a new two-year commercial partnership that will see the betting operator become the Edgbaston based club’s first Official Betting Partner. Unibet, part of the Kindred Group, will have a presence at Edgbaston Cricket Ground and will further provide responsible betting opportunities at the ground for all Birmingham Bears home games in the …

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GoWild continues expansion with opening of Malta subsidiary

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GoWild has announced the opening of its Malta subsidiary in June this year. The new office will house a dedicated team who will purely focus on the company’s continued growth in the Nordic market. The office in Malta is GoWild’s second physical office, which, until now, had been exclusively based in Bucharest, Romania. The company cites the huge boost in business …

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