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Income Access announces 21.com affiliate programme launch

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“Back to basics” online casino 21.com has announced a fresh affiliate partnership with Income Access, which is to see the Quebec headquartered firm managed a newly launched affiliate programme with its in-house dedicated software. The programme is to be powered by the affiliate platform of the Paysafe marketing technology and services provider, which is to also support player acquisition for …

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Oryx Gaming set to acquired by Breaking Data Corp in €7.5m deal

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GIVEMESPORT owners Breaking Data Corp has revealed plans to make a strategic manoeuvre into the betting and gaming world, via the strategic acquisition of Oryx Gaming for €7.5m. Renaming the firm Bragg Gaming Group upon completion, ex-NetPlay TV Chief Financial Officer Akshay Kumar is set to be brought in to occupy a similar role, as Breaking Data plans to leverage …

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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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Flat Sportech has full focus on US prospects

London-listed racing and wagering systems supplier Sportech Plc continues its group North American strategic alignment as the company reports a flat interim performance for H1 2018 trading (period ending 30 June). Year-to-date, Sportech records group revenues of £31.6 million, matching its corresponding H1 2017 performance, with period profits of £23million (H1 2017: £22.8 million). However, undertaking a number of corporate …

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MansionBet unveils KSI vs Logan Paul boxing sponsorship

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MansionBet has announced the latest entry into its sponsorship portfolio, as the operator throws its support behind the KSI versus Logan Paul boxing match. Stating that it’s “pleased to continue supporting the lighter side of sports with this unique sponsorship,” it sees the firm build upon its deal with impressionist Darren Farley, which sees a variety of exclusive video content …

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DraftKings ‘Flash Draft’ adds in-play dynamics for NFL season 2018/19

US fantasy sports operator DraftKings has detailed that it will bolster its DFS inventory adding aits new ‘Flash Draft’ component to its NFL Season 2018/19 games/tournaments. The game-play innovation, will allow DraftKings players to make line-up changes whilst NFL games are in-progress, adding an in-play dynamic to DFS tournaments. Updating players, DraftKings expects to launch ‘Flash Draft’ games mid-way through …

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Vegas Kings secures extension of Resorts Digital partnership

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Vegas Kings, the web design and development agency which specialises in the igaming sector, has unveiled an extension to its partnership with Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City. The deal comes after the firm launched its on-property sportsbook, relating to its Resorts Digital internet gaming asset, and operations of the www.resortscasino.com and www.mohegansuncasino.com sites. The deal means that Vegas Kings has …

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The Stars Group eyes all possibilities to maximise US growth

Having outlined that he was “very pleased” with The Stars Group interim performance, Group CEO Rafi Ashkenazi, states that he is open to further partnerships when it comes to capitalising on US expansion. Pending CMA approval, The Stars Group is on the brink of completing its $4.7 billion acquisition of Sky Bet, a transaction that will significantly strengthen its sports betting capabilities, …

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Blackstone & Codere eye Televisa Play City MX quick sale

Mexican media and entertainment group Televisa has confirmed that its seeks to sell its entire gambling portfolio, operating under the ‘Play City Casino’ and ‘Play City Apuestas’ brands. Televisa currently operates a total of 17 Play City casino/betting establishments across Mexico, having been one of the few companies granted a land-based gambling license by the Vicente Fox government in 2005. …

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Stars Group revises guidance & accounting to reflect its enlarged identity

Toronto TSX-listed The Stars Group Inc has published its unaudited Q2 2018 results, and further revises its full-year corporate guidance, to reflect its new business entity having undertaken a series of transformative acquisitions. Updating the market, the Stars Group reports consolidated group revenues of $410 million up 29% on corresponding Q2 2017’s $305 million as the company reports growth across its …

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