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TXODDS confirms sponsorship deal with British Boxing champion

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UK-based sports betting data provider TXODDS has confirmed its first ever sponsorship deal with undefeated British and Commonwealth middleweight champion, Tommy Langford. Already a supplier of real time odds data and statistics to leading betting organisations and professionals, TXODDS hopes that the agreement will highlight its specialist data to an even wider audience, and promote an advanced portfolio of products ... Read More »

Perform launches In-Play Facts in partnership with Bettorlogic

Sports media rights distributor Perform Group (Perform), has announced the launch of its ‘In-Play Facts’ product in partnership with betting markets software supplier Bettorlogic. Adding new features to its client betting portfolio and powered using Perform RunningBall, the new In-Play Facts products provides punters with data-driven reasons for in-play betting, whether they are watching a game for a limited time ... Read More »

‘Flying Finn’ Häkkinen joins Unibet Ambassadors

Ahead of this weekend’s start of the 2017 Formula One season (Australian Grand Prix – 26 March), European bookmaker Unibet (Kindred Group) has appointed former F1 World Champion racer Mika Häkkinen as its new Brand Ambassador. Known as ‘the Flying Finn’, Häkkinen is considered one of F1’s greatest ever drivers having secured back-to-back world championships in 1998 & 1999. The twenty-time ... Read More »

Lotto NZ extends remote systems provisions with IGT

New York-listed gambling and lottery systems provider IGT Plc, has announced that it has strengthened its existing partnership with the New Zealand Lotteries Commission (Lotto NZ) by securing an agreement to provide a ‘remote gaming server’ (RGS) extension and instant win content. IGT continues to be the lead gaming systems supplier for the Lotto NZ brand, a partnership which has ... Read More »

Bet On Brazil leverages power of big data with Hello Soda

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Bet On Brazil, an online betting subsidiary of Argyll Entertainment, is gaining real-time insights into its customers’ behaviours and personal preferences via Hello Soda. Hello Soda’s unique big data and multilingual analytics solution, PROFILE, enables Bet On Brazil to leverage the power of big data by harnessing its customers’ online footprints. This analytics engine helps to verify identity, reduce the ... Read More »

Wyjście…William Hill withdraws all services from Poland

FTSE-listed William Hill has become the latest industry operator to fully withdraw its services from the newly regulated Polish online betting market. This week the bookmaker confirmed its market withdrawal to customers and media partners stating that it would shut down its Polish betting services on 1 April. The bookmaker has asked its marketing partners to stop all campaigns and ... Read More »

Novomatic Executive team eyes German Admiral expansion

Despite rumours of a potential public offering, Austrian gambling group Novomatic is reported to be eyeing a German market expansion for its Admiral Sportwetten retail betting subsidiary. Industry news source InterGame reports that Novomatic governance are studying potential market entry options with the firm seeking to quickly establish the Admiral brand within the German retail sector. Stated its intent, Novomatic ... Read More »

New innovations see Playtech BGT report ‘record breaking’ Cheltenham Festival

New Playtech Plc sports division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), the firm’s supplier of omni-channel betting technology, has reported record-breaking shop SSBT performance during the Cheltenham Festival 2017.  Turnover was up substantially on the previous weekly records during the Festival, as customers took advantage of new features including Best Odds Guaranteed and Lucky Bet Concessions. It was the first Cheltenham Festival since PBS launched its ... Read More »

OPAP Greece speeds up infrastructure plan with €200 million bond issue

Greek gambling operator OPAP, will speed up its internal investment plans having secured a €200 million bond issue, through Greek and foreign investors.  The bond will provide the company with the funds needed to carry out its ambitious video lottery terminals (VLT) expansion and upgrade its lottery and gambling networks. OPAP governance detailed that its gained investment would be split into ... Read More »

Cherry AB unifies all igaming assets under ComeOn business area

Having completed its outright acquisition of Malta-based European online casino operator ComeOn, Stockholm-listed Cherry AB has announced that it will unify its industry igaming portfolio under the acquired ComeOn brand. Confirming its restructuring decision, Cherry AB governance stated that all Cherry iGaming B2C assets, would be moved to the ComeOn brand as of 1 April 2017, with the firm creating ... Read More »