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NCPG to increase public awareness through Wilken appointment

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The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has boosted its bid for increased public awareness through the appointment of Deanna Wilken, MA, as Communications Manager. Keith Whyte, Executive Director for the NCPG – an advocacy organisation for individuals and families experiencing problem gambling and gambling addiction – said that Wilken will “build on the existing structure” to improve communication across …

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Nathan Rothschild: GTG – Take your shot on Super Bowl LIII engagement

A year on from PASPA’s federal repeal, liberalising the US sports betting market. Nathan Rothschild, co-founder & partner at Genius Tech Group details that Super Bowl LIII presents the industry’s first test at proving its audience engagement credentials… _______________ The usual level of excitement generated at this time of year by the Super Bowl has been compounded within the gambling …

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OtherLevels launches personalised real-time solution

Digital marketing and messaging platform, OtherLevels Holdings Limited, has launched its new real-time module which enables igaming operators to carry out in-play engagements. OtherLevels In-Play 2.0 will offer an automated, real-time solution that combines event feeds, live odds, condition evaluation, dynamic message content and smart segmentation which will be developed using historical betting data. Brendan O’Kane, Managing Director for OtherLevels, …

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GamblingCompliance signs up for SBC’s Betting on Football & Betting on Sports America

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Sports betting media and events company Sports Betting Community (SBC) and leading regulatory intelligence portal GamblingCompliance have joined forces in order to improve the dialogue around gambling regulations. The partnership will see GamblingCompliance become the lead partner on the key compliance and regulatory tracks at SBC’s upcoming Betting on Football (19-23 March) and Betting on Sports America (23-25 April) conferences. …

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SBTech and Pala Interactive pen five-year partnership

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SBTech has teamed up with Pala Interactive as part of a five-year agreement to distribute the supplier’s sportsbook technology to brands across Pala Interactive’s proprietary platform. The partnership, which will increase SBTech’s reach across North America, will involve SBTech’s sportsbook solution integrated with Pala’s online platform provisions. Moving forward, the partnership will initially launch with two online brands: CanPlaySports and …

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gbet’s dos and don’ts for ICE 2019

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The ICE exhibition can be a daunting place for even the most battle hardened of industry conference-goers. So, how do you go about best managing your time and getting the most out of the annual industry pilgrimage to the ExCeL? As this year’s ICE moves into focus, we caught up with Conall McSorley, Business Development Director for gbet – a …

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DraftKings are hip to be square with Genius Tech Group for Super Bowl LIII

Seeking to enhance this Sunday’s NFL Super Bowl LIII viewing experience and audience participation, DraftKings has teamed up with sports data specialist Genius Tech Group (GTG) to deliver ‘the world’s largest-ever Squares game’. A ‘squares game’ is a familiar concept to American football fans, who play in groups/parties and with its playing format requiring no prior betting knowledge. Contestants pick …

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Post-PASPA Kambi navigates the changing regulatory landscape

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Last year, Kambi, together with its partner DraftKings, secured the first transactional waiver which enabled the operator to accept the “first legal online bet in a post-PASPA world”. Fast-forward six months, and Kambi Chief Legal Officer Chris Fox has shared his thoughts (see video above) on an “exciting time” in which the company has strengthened its processes and technology to …

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Oregon Racing revamps totalizator network with Colossus Bets

Colossus Bets, the supplier of next-generation pool betting markets, has announced that it will significantly boost its active US profile, having secured a totalizator licence granted by the Oregon Racing Commission (ORC). The licence will allow Colossus Bets software to be integrated within the ORC totalizator network, making Colossus’ lotto-sized pools jackpots inventory available to ORC syndicated betting operators. Updating …

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GeoComply’s Anna Sainsbury appointed to AGA board of directors

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GeoComply’s Chairman, Anna Sainsbury, has been appointed to the board of directors for the American Gaming Association (AGA)  as a bid to support “understanding of regulated gaming” in a post-PASPA America. The compliance grade geo-location technology supplier has become a board-level member of the AGA, the national trade group which represents the $261bn casino industry in the US. Sainsbury praised …

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