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BtoBet delivers new payment options via BridgerPay deal

BtoBet delivers new payment options via BridgerPay deal

Bookmakers operating on BtoBet’s sportsbook platform will now gain access to “optimised payment flows” after the provider secured a new partnership with BridgerPay. The new alliance will enable BtoBet to provide its partners with a range of local payment types as well as the opportunity to boost their conversions. “Payments are an integral part in the player journey for any …

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Unibet hails success of 30/30 Fund supporting Swedish Sports diverse make-up

Unibet, the flagship sportsbook brand of Kindred Group Plc, has maintained its home market CSR commitments by announcing the recipients of its 30/30 Fund in support of Swedish sports clubs, projects and organisations promoting fair-play, equality, inclusion and social mobility.  The 30/30 Fund was established in 2019 by Unibet, backing the grassroots sports fundraising initiatives of former Sweden and NHL …

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Sportingtech promotes Quick Quantum with new offer

As Sportingtech’s Quantum platform undergoes certification for regulated markets across the world, the software developer has revealed a new promotion offer for the platform. Planning to showcase the platform at next week’s SBC Summit Barcelona, Sportingtech explained that it will release a limited time offer for Quick Quantum that runs until the end of November. Sportingtech CEO Ivo Doroteia will …

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Coingaming rebrands to Yolo Group to better define its multi-business identity  

Coingaming Group, the operating company of cryptocurrency gambling brands Sportsbet.io and BitCasino, has formally changed its business identity to Yolo Group.  The rebrand to Yolo Group has been undertaken to better reflect its diverse units operating in online gambling, fintech, IT and venture capital funding investing in new crypto technologies to disrupt traditional business marketplaces. Moving forward, Yolo Group will …

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Genius appoints Ian Wray to lead football expansion

Genius Sports has strengthened its leadership team as it seeks to expand its presence in international association football, appointing Ian Wray to oversee this growth strategy. In his new position, Wray will oversee the sports data and technology company’s partnerships with prominent football organisations, such as the English Premier League, Argentine Football Association (AFA) and Mexico’s Liga MX. The new …

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Fortuna Entertainment appoints Carlo Di Maio as Romania CEO  

Fortuna Entertainment has confirmed the appointment of Carlo Di Maio as new Chief Executive of its FEG Romania subsidiary.  A 20-year industry executive, Di Maio will lead Fortuna’s Romanian units, having formerly served as General Manager of Goldbet and Intralot sportsbook divisions for Italian gambling conglomerate Gamenet Group SPA. Di Maio will oversee the day-to-day operations and growth strategy of …

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Betway adds Sports IQ player props to sportsbook platform

US sports oddsmaker and player prop provider Sports IQ has reached an agreement with Betway to supply its player props, both pregame and in-play, across all major US sports to the sportsbook. Omer Dor, CEO at Sports IQ, said: “As a leading operator in many countries, Betway are a global powerhouse. They have a well-deserved reputation for providing their millions of customers with …

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SoftSwiss receives green light to enter Serbian market

SoftSwiss has continued to expand into regulated markets after receiving a betting and casino licence in Serbia.  The licence, which will run for 10 years, was issued by the Games of Chance Administration (GCA), which forms part of Serbia’s Ministry of Finance and Economy.  As a result, SoftSwiss is now permitted to organise special games of chance online – having …

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LSports expands 888 deal after securing Colorado sports betting licence

Colorado

Sports data solutions provider LSports has been granted a two-year sports betting licence from the Colorado Division of Gaming, which will allow it to deliver unique sports data solutions to operators in the state.  In addition to this, LSports has extended its partnership with 888 Holdings plc to provide its sport data-services for SI Sportsbook, which launched in Colorado at …

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Michael Dugher: Gambling ads not singled out by consumers

BGC pledges to maintain safer gambling momentum

The viewing public find advertising to be ‘annoying’ in general, not gambling advertising in particular, according to Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) Chief Executive Michael Dugher. Writing in parliamentary magazine The House, the BGC CEO, and former Shadow Secretary of State for the DCMS, criticised ‘prohibitionists from the anti-gambling lobby’, although acknowledged that the industry is ‘reassured’ by the ‘evidence-based …

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