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FDJ monitors 2020 National Lottery tender options

The Daily Telegraph has this weekend reported that the governance of Française des Jeux (FDJ) has held private discussions with investment bank Rothschild to assess options to compete in the UK National Lottery 2020 tender. A confident FDJ eyes its future opportunities having completed one of Europe’s biggest 2019 IPOs floating on the Paris Euronext Exchange this November, securing a …

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Kalamba Games appoints Tamas Kusztos as Head of Sales

Malta-based casino games developer Kalamba Games has confirmed the appointment of Tamas Kusztos as Head of Sales and Account Management to boost the firm’s commercial capacity. Kusztos has also held senior roles at major operators including GoldBet, Betsson and Rizk. At Kalamba, he will focus on building key strategic partnerships in new and existing markets as the company prepares to launch a proprietary Remote …

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Marathonbet nets Man City upgrade to become training kit sponsor

Closing 2019, Marathonbet has announced its second major football partnership as the Panserve Ltd online sportsbook subsidiary expands its sponsorship agreement with Premier League champions Manchester City. Upgrading partnership terms, Marathonbet will serve as ‘training kit partner’ of ‘The Citizens’, with the European sportsbook brand appearing on the training shirts for both Manchester City senior men and women’s teams. Expanding its English …

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EveryMatrix terminates Danish white label services

Industry platform and systems provider EveryMatrix has communicated that it has withdrawn its white label services for the regulated market of Denmark. Updating corporate stakeholders, EveryMatrix informs that it will be closing turnkey provisions for its partner white label brands of casinohouse.dk, 777.dk, victoriamilan.dk and JetBull. Via its closure statement, EveryMatrix underlines that the firm has ‘changed overall direction’ shifting …

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Duncan Hamilton becomes first three time winner of William Hill SBOTY award

Duncan Hamilton has become the first author to win three William Hill ‘Sports Book of the Year’ (SBOTY) awards, as judges recognised his biography of cricket correspondent Neville Cardus as 2019’s best sports literature. Yesterday at London’s Horseguards Hotel, William Hill judges presented Hamilton with his third SBOTY award, having previously won in 2007 for ‘Provided You Don’t Kiss Me’ and …

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Metric Gaming boosts US product capacity with Sports IQ odds

Metric Gaming has entered a strategic partnership with US sports odds compiler Sports IQ to build and launch a full suite of next generation US sports betting products. Updating stakeholders, Metric Gaming and Sports IQ will team-up to develop a one-stop solution for the major US pro-leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL), delivering an optimal ‘simple price feed’ for US …

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Justin Chamberlain: onload{media} – Rebalancing adnetworks’ capacity for online gambling

 Branded as low quality and ineffective advertising vertical for industry incumbents, the Ad-network holds a dubious reputation with industry marketing teams. Launching new ‘compliant network’ onload{media}, Founder Justin Chamberlain wants to change the negative narrative… ________________ SBC: Hi Justin, thanks for this interview. Can you detail to SBC Audiences the development of onload’s ‘gambling compliant ad-network’ – from its initial …

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GambleAware publishes ‘Bristol study’ findings on young gambling trends

The research and findings of the ‘Bristol Children of the 90s’ study will be published and analysed at today’s GambleAware annual conference which focuses on ‘keeping children and the young safe from gambling harms’. The study commissioned by GambleAware and undertaken by Bristol Medical School’s Centre for Child Health measured young gambling interactions by researching audiences aged 17, 20 and …

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Better Collective sanctions 4m share sale to fund M&A options

Issuing a corporate filing, the governance of Stockholm-listed Better Collective AS has confirmed its intention to sanction a direct issue of 4 million shares (9% of corporate equity) to secure funds for further M&A activity. Authorisation of the intended share sale was granted by Better Collective investors at the firm’s AGM on 25 April 2019, with the transaction made available …

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Betgenius appoints Bill Anderson as US commercial lead

Bolstering its commercial capacity and new market development, Genius Sports’ sportsbook management and wagering data subsidiary Betgenius has confirmed the appointment of Bill Anderson as Vice President of Americas. A seasoned industry and media executive, Anderson is the former US business development lead for sports data supplier Perform Media (2018-2019), and has further held senior executive roles at GAN and …

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