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Gambling on the mobile platform

bet365 gets native with Playtech

Seeking to boost its mobile casino app’s speed and user engagement capabilities, bet365 has become the first betting operator to integrate Playtech new native application. Detailing upgrades, Playtech specified that bet365 customers would see new improvements including faster load times, quicker access to favourite games and heightened ‘immersive’ gameplay, which the technology provider stated would be better than HTML5 equivalents. Further …

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Nektan raises £1.75 million in asset sell-off

In a move to increase its cash capital, London AIM-listed mobile gambling firm Nektan Plc has confirmed that it has sold three of its gaming brands to Buckingham HMB for a cash consideration of £1.75 million. Agreeing on the sell-off, Nektan will transfer Chomp Casino, Spin Princess and Sapphire Rooms to the ownership of Buckingham HMB. Nektan governance maintained that the three …

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Social Betting gets a shake up with EveryFan

A new social betting app has hit the market in the form of EveryFan.  The app, currently exclusively for iOS, allows EveryFan players to do battle with their mates via a points system, choosing different bets both in-play and pre-match, in a bid to gain prizes and bragging rights. Leon Walters, Chief Executive Officer at EveryFan, said: “A first scorer bet can …

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LeoVegas launches Felt’s table games

Mobile focused operator LeoVegas.com has added a full suite of proprietary table games from specialist supplier Felt. LeoVegas punters can now play table games that have proved to be the amongst the most popular and successful in the US and European land-based sectors over the last few years. These include Perfect Pairs, 21+3 and Lucky Lucky, three Poker games, and Felt’s unique …

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PMU secures SMS text betting via Onionsack partnership

French state-owned betting operator Paris Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has confirmed an exclusive three-year partnership valued at €2 million with Irish SMS text betting services provider Onionsack (onionsack.eu). The partnership will see PMU become the first French operator to integrate a live betting functions via text/SMS messages. Waterford-based Onionsack has created a mobile platform which can interpret written bets placed by …

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ACMA files in-play complaint against Sportsbet Australia

The Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) has reopened its investigation into in-play betting services by referring online bookmaker Sportsbet to the Australian Federal Police (AFP). Filing a complaint the ACMA claims that Sportsbet’s ‘Bet Live’ telephone betting product is in breach of Australia’s Interactive Gambling Act provisions regarding in-play wagering. The authority has asked the AFP for assessment of …

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Nektan targets performance turnaround for H2 2016

Following a period of corporate restructuring, London AIM-listed mobile gambling software provider Nektan Plc is confident that it can reverse its financial performance in the second half of 2016. Last week, Nektan governance provided a preliminary update on its H1 2016 performance detailing that it expected to post £4.2 million in net gaming revenues (H1 2015: £1.6 million). The company …

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Sky Betting & Gaming expands mobile capabilities with Core Gaming acquisition

UK media news source Insider Media, has reported that Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has agreed to acquire industry mobile games and content developer Core Gaming. At present Core Gaming is a key supplier of games content for SB&G operations. The acquisition will see the Leeds-based operator takeover Core Gaming’s games studio and development assets. Deal terms remain undisclosed, however …

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Odobo shuts down business operations

Issuing an official statement on its website (www.odobo.com), Gibraltar-based igaming mobile platform and HTML5 games provider Odobo has confirmed that it has shut its operations. Founded by former bet365 Gaming Director Ashely Lang in 2011, Odobo aimed to become the leading casino mobile games distributor for regulated igaming markets. Odobo a +50 Gibraltar employer confirms its official closure stating that …

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