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Entain maintains confidence in 2022 outlook but Euro headwinds blur vision

Entain Plc’s 2022 performance began in line with corporate expectations, as its business units and brand portfolio are matched against tough 2021 like-for-like comparatives.  Publishing its Q1 2022 trading update, Entain reported that group NGR was up 31%. This, it said, was supported by the return of its retail unit performance which achieved a 1,000% NGR uptake against 2021 lockdown …

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Kambi promotes Cecilia Wachtmeister to Group CCO

Kambi Group Plc has confirmed the promotion of Cecilia Wachtmeister as new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of the Stockholm Nasdaq listed sports betting technology group. A member of Kambi’s executive management team since 2019, Wachtmeister has formally served as the group’s EVP of Business and Group Functions.  An expert in tech enterprise and commercial development, Wachtmeister is the former VP …

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PandaScore shines light on ‘greatest emerging market’ with esports whitepaper

Esports data and odds provider PandaScore has published a comprehensive whitepaper this week that sets out to provide operators with everything they need to know about capturing betting’s greatest emerging market, esports.  Titled “How to build a successful esports betting product”, the whitepaper walks operators through the critical components of esports betting, starting with the opportunity the vertical presents before …

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FDJ leadership to uphold #JamaissansElles gender equality charter

Groupe FDJ has announced that its management committee (leadership and corporate governance) has joined the corporate charter of #JamaissansElles (#NeverWithoutThem) – a French business directive aimed at promoting gender diversity across all workplaces. The operator of France’s national lottery and betting agencies, FDJ becomes the first company listed on the Paris Euronext SBF-80 to commit to its entire corporate leadership …

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Treasury maps out plans to make UK a hub for all digital payments

The UK Treasury has initiated wider plans to establish a regulatory framework to govern cryptocurrency, in which it has outlined its objective to make Britain a hub for digital payments. The UK government seeks to regulate certain stablecoins in order to elevate confidence and security within cryptocurrencies and further digital transactions. Chancellor Rishi Sunak stated: “It’s my ambition to make the …

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Coral pays homage to Red Rum as public’s favourite Grand National winner

The life of legendary Red Rum, the only racehorse to win three Grand Nationals, has been celebrated by Coral. The bookmaker commissioned Irish artist Sean Corcoran, to create a unique 50x50m portrait of Rummie on Ainsdale Beach (Southport, Merseyside), the seafront on which the horse was famously trained. Red Rum who won the Grand National in 1973, 1974 and 1977 …

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Zecure Gaming refreshes GUTS.com to become Betsson’s new challenger brand  

The GUTS.com brand and website has been refreshed under the domain of Betsson AB subsidiary Zecure Gaming. Betsson took control of GUTS.com, the former flagship online casino and sportsbook property of Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), in Spring of 2020, following its acquisition of GiG’s B2C portfolio for €22m. Ownership of GUTS.com was transferred to Zecure Gaming which was charged with …

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Sportradar launches Integrity Exchange to provide bookmakers with a direct channel against match-fixing

Sportradar has announced the launch of its Integrity Exchange, a network that will enable bookmakers to have a directly active role in the fight against match-fixing and corruption. Developed by Sportradar Integrity Services, the dedicated integrity and match monitoring solutions provider of the Global Nasdaq sportstech firm, the Integrity Exchange is a free-to-use two-way channel. It will allow bookmakers to …

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GambleAware praises CAP for following its recommendation to implement under-18 protections 

Yesterday’s announcement of tough new rules on gambling advertising by CAP – The Committee of Advertising Practice – have been welcomed as the correct decision by GambleAware.  Effective from 1 October, operator marketing teams will have to ensure that their advertising campaigns carry no engagement with youth culture. CAP’s latest move will prohibit UK licensed operators from working with high-profile …

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Super Group appoints Lisa A Kampf as first VP of Investor Relations  

Newly NYSE-listed Super Group, the parent company of Betway and Spin, has confirmed the appointment of Lisa A Kampf as Vice President of Investor Relations.  An expert in investor and stakeholder management, Kampf joins Super Group’s senior leadership team from S&P 500 Ambac Financial Group Inc, where she formerly served as Managing Director of Investor Relations.   An MBA from New …

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