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GameAccount signs mobile partnership with SENSE3

GameAccount Network , developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B gaming software and online gaming content, announces the extension of an existing partnership with a major undisclosed US casino operator to deploy the SENSE3 Mobile Casino real money gaming experience for existing patrons on-property. Customary in the regulated land-based US casino Industry, the identity of the Operator remains embargoed prior to …

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GameAccount Network awarded US patent

GameAccount Network plc  developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gaming systems and online gaming content, has been awarded a patent by the US Patent Office for its iBridge Framework™. The iBridge Framework™ enables the complete integration of an Internet Gaming System with a land-based casino’s rewards points program. This patent strengthens GameAccount’s position in the US market by granting unique intellectual …

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Pinnacle Sports exits UK betting market

Curacao-licensed Pinnacle Sports are the latest online betting operator to withdraw from the UK market, ahead of pending changes in UK gambling regulations and taxation that come into play on 1 October. This Thursday, the operator issued an email to its UK player base asking player to withdraw all remaining funds from their player accounts by the 30 September. The …

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STATS acquires Bloomberg Sports

STATS, the world’s leading sports technology, data and content company, and Bloomberg, the leading global provider in data analytics, announced today that STATS has acquired Bloomberg Sports (BSports) and its sophisticated system of data analysis, predictive modelling and integrated data systems. By combining BSports with its Sports Solutions Group, STATS becomes the industry’s premier resource for sports analytics, offering a …

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ESSA and CONCACAF agree betting integrity MoU

ESSA, the regulated betting industry’s integrity body, and the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) have today agreed to establish a betting integrity information sharing arrangement. The agreement builds on ESSA’s already strong information sharing base with many of the world’s major football authorities. It also aims to demonstrate the increasingly global focus of ESSA and its …

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Cashbet partners with iSoftBet for access to Real Money inventory

iSoftBet has announced a new partnership with up-and-coming mobile casino operator CashBet to incorporate its premium, real-money online casino games into apps for PC, iOS and Android devices. The UK market will now be able to access iSoftBet’s range of stunning HTML5 games through apps powered by the CashBet platform. This is the latest initiative by CashBet to expand the …

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FanDuel fantasy sports raises $70 million investment round

New York and Edinburgh based fantasy sports platform FanDuel Inc, has raised $70 million (£42.80 million) in its latest venture funding round. The Edinburgh founded fantasy sports game has received the majority of its latest backing from entertainment and media investment specialists Shamrock Capital.  Prior to the funding round, FanDuel inc had raised $18 million (11.05 million) in investment from …

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CashBet extends gaming inventory with new partnerships

CashBet (www.cashbet.com) today announced partnerships with leading game providers Aspect Gaming, iSoftBet and Revolver Gaming to incorporate their premium, real-money online casino games into apps for PC, iOS and Android devices. Audiences in the United Kingdom will be able to access these real-money gambling games through apps powered by the CashBet platform. This is the latest initiative by CashBet to …

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DraftKings raise $41 Million in funding round

Boston based fantasy sports trading start-up DraftKings has raised $41 Million (£25 million) in its latest venture funding round.  The start-up announced on Monday that it had reached its funding targets, as it aims to extend its product range and marketing coverage in the coming months. Merchant Bank Raine Group specialists in media and technology funding, contributed the majority of …

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Martin De Knijff – Metric Gaming – Being SuperLive

The online sports betting industry has seen a rising concern with regards to product innovation offered by sports betting providers. With these concerns in mind, Team SBC spoke to Metric Gaming CEO Martin De Knijiff about the recently launched Metric Gaming SuperLive sports betting platform. SuperLive allows customers to wager on in-game events as they unfold in real time. Offering …

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