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LVBet enters into responsible gambling partnership with Jada Gaming

LVBet is set to leverage the services of AI and analytics firm Jada Gaming with the objective of supporting its responsible gambling strategy. To enhance its focus on social responsibility, LVBet will incorporate the firm’s Jada Brain platform which features a range of bespoke igaming solutions specifically designed to enhance responsible gambling capabilities.  Additionally, Jada will also supply its data …

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FDJ recruits Coca-Cola’s Bastien to lead new sales drive 

Groupe FDJ, the operating company of Française des Jeux, France’s national lottery operator, has confirmed the appointment of Isabelle Bastien as new Group Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).  Bastien has joined FDJ’s executive committee and will be charged with leadership of Paris Euronext gambling group’s sales force activities and B2B trade marketing teams. A mass-market retail expert, Bastien joins FDJ from …

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Rob Lee joins Spotlight Sports Group as SVP Technology

Spotlight Sports Group has strengthened its leadership team after naming Rob Lee as new Senior Vice President of Technology. Joining the company from Sky Betting and Gaming, where he served as Director of Technology, Lee will now oversee Spotlight Sports Group’s rapidly growing senior technology team in addition to the delivery of “increasingly ambitious B2B and B2C technology”. “Spotlight Sports …

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Yori Arami to coordinate BETER market expansion as CRO

BETER has appointed a new Chief Revenue Officer to oversee its market expansion ambitions for 2022, with Yori Arami stepping in to the role. Detailing that the appointment is reflective of the company’s growth roadmap, BETER has described the new hire’s ‘commercial acumen’ as ‘instrumental’ for its expansion plans and to establish itself as the ‘supplier of choice’ for next-gen …

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Thomas Molloy: Pronet Gaming – Live streaming is a necessity for untapped markets…

Thomas Molloy, Sportsbook Product and Trading Director at Pronet Gaming, addresses the increasing importance of live streaming and the ways in which operators can use it to differentiate their offer in the marketplace… With sports betting around the globe experiencing evolution and, in some regions, revolution, features like live streaming of sporting events and play-by-play visualisations are increasingly being seen …

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Flutter moves ahead with M&A strategy as Tombola acquisition completed

Flutter Entertainment has announced the finalised acquisition of Tombola, as it completes its second major takeover in as many months to continue its M&A focus into 2022. Detailing its ambitions following the merger, the FTSE100 gambling group has emphasised that Tombola will deliver ‘key strategic advantages’ as part of its wider portfolio of brands, in particularly diversifying its products. Additionally, …

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Google updates policy terms for NY sportsbook advertising

Google has updated its ‘US Gambling and Games’ advertising policy to allow for certified and state-licensed entities to promote sportsbook adverts within the state of New York.  The tech giant issued its update on Friday 7 January ahead of the official launch of New York’s sportsbook regime on 9am Saturday, sanctioned by the New York State Gambling Commission.  “From January 2022, …

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EveryMatrix reports strong Q4 results for OddsMatrix product

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EveryMatrix has reported ‘record turnover’ for its sportsbook platform OddsMatrix during the fourth quarter of 2021, lauding a ‘great milestone’ for the company. The igaming platform provider detailed a monthly average of over €100 million in total bets placed, almost double that of the same corresponding time period one year prior.  Additionally, EveryMatrix also identified a ‘massive increase’ in engagement …

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Parliament forms research group on crypto and digital assets policy 

Parliament has established ‘The Crypto and Digital Assets Group‘ to examine the policy and regulation of the Crypto sector within UK business.  The cross-party group will be chaired by SNP member Lisa Cameron (MP for East Kilbride) that will serve as a forum for parliamentarians to be informed and debate on innovations, policy and the future challenges brought by the …

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Betway maintains esports foothold with Beastcoast renewal

Betway has renewed its partnership with Peruvian Dota 2 team Beastcoast, marking a continuation of its strong commercial position in the international esports wagering space. The current arrangement between the Super Group-owned sports betting operator and the esports team will see the continued development of exclusive content such as the Illuminate talk show.  Additionally, the duo have collaborated on the …

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