Mobile

Paysafe Group signals US betting intent with ‘Single Point API’ launch

Global payments and e-merchant services provider Paysafe Group has stated its corporate intent to lead transactional services within the liberalised US sports betting market in 2019 and beyond. Yesterday at the ICE London 2019 conference, Paysafe leadership announced the launch of its industry-specific ‘single point API’, which will deliver a unified payment platform/solution for all igaming/betting incumbents. Launching its new vertical, …

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mkodo warns industry developers of Apple backlash on ‘simple wraps’

London-based mobile app and innovation studio mkodo has issued industry stakeholders a warning with regards to new Apple App Store policies and listings guidelines, inbound with the US tech giant’s ‘4.2 update’. Moving forward, the Silicon Valley giant has pledged to enforce policies requiring app developers, including those operated by industry incumbents to have a minimum level of native functionality. …

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betconnect launches pro-punter marketplace seeking to become 2019’s top disruptor

Industry start-up betconnect (betconnect.com) has ‘launched out of BETA mode’, seeking to become betting’s 2019 disruptor. The new incumbent seeks to develop a community marketplace for high-level / professional gamblers, who have had their betting accounts restricted by bookmakers. “For many years, professional gamblers have found their accounts closed or restricted by bookmakers due to their success. In fact, new …

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‘Beyond The Push’… 2mee launches bookmaker video messaging

Mobile engagement and development studio 2mee, wants industry operators to push further their video and marketing assets. This week, the York-based start-up announced the launch of its new ‘Face Messaging – video push notification tool’, with the company actively targeting sportsbook operators. 2mee’s ‘Face Messaging’ allows betting brands to quickly create and edit, real-time video content be it for marketing …

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William Hill enters mobile betting market in New Jersey

Just in time for the kick off of the much anticipated NFL season, William Hill and FanDuel are looking to enrich the sports betting experience in New Jersey, offering mobile betting to its punters. The two firms commenced offering mobile sports betting New Jersey on Saturday night, becoming part of the State’s growing mobile sports betting market and taking the number …

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GVC and MGM joint venture elevates mobile betting in New Jersey

Through the pair’s recently announced US sports betting venture, GVC Holdings PLC and MGM Resorts International have expanded New Jersey’s mobile sports betting opportunities, with the launch of playMGM. The playMGM NJ Sports betting app provides markets on a full range of US and selected international sports with customers able to sign-up, deposit and withdraw money directly from their mobile …

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Smarkets launches ‘Beta – True Price’ sportsbook app

Online betting exchange Smarkets, has confirmed to SBC that it has released the beta version of its upcoming ‘True-Price’ sportsbook app – ‘SBK’. At present, SBK is the working title for its pending sportsbook, which is an app-only platform and uses the Smarkets exchange pricing with a simpler layout where selections can only be backed. Furthermore, users will also be …

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Mobilt appoints Michael Rasmussen as start-up CMO

New industry technology incumbent Mobilt (Mobilt.io) is set to bolster its Senior Management Team with the appointment of Michael Rasmussen as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Rasmussen joins with immediate effect from his former role as Head of Global Marketing & PR at Marathonbet. A seasoned industry executive with experience in all core functions of industry marketing (affiliates, acquisition and CRM), Rasmussen …

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Interwetten ups mobile engagement with Wiraya activation solutions

German-language online bookmaker, Interwetten has confirmed that it will utilise Wiraya personalisation and automated technologies to drive customer engagement through its mobile verticals. Updating the market, Interwetten marketing has installed Wiraya’s ‘Mobile Activation Solution’, which has been launched through the bookmaker’s key markets of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Interwetten details that Wiraya’s automated mobile player communications were used during World …

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Smarkets upgrades iOS & Android mobile apps

Just in time for the start of World Cup Russia 2018, online betting exchange Smarkets has upgraded and relaunched its proprietary mobile apps for iOS and Android systems. Posting an update on its corporate blog, Smarkets’ development team details its new mobile app enhancements, led by customer feedback. New Smarkets mobile app enhancements include: Quick login through Touch-ID or Face-ID …

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