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Betsson AB posts strongest ever revenue quarter

Swedish listed igaming group Betsson AB reported its best ever quarter performance, recording a 30% revenue increase. During the interim period the operator had seen revenues increase to SEK 782.1 million (£67 million) (2013 Interim – SEK 603 million) The operators strong revenue generation, had been supported by a 36% increase in improved operating income which amounted to SEK 207.2 …

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Sky Bet integrates Apple TouchID

BskyB betting and igaming subsidiary Sky Bet confirmed to industry news source Egaming Review, that it had integrated Apple’s TouchID technology within its mobile betting application. Sky Bet customers will be able to log into their sports betting app using their fingerprints instead of a password or PIN. After a period of testing Sky Bet will look to release the …

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Ladbrokes targets Australian growth

Having reported its first positive set of interim results in eight rounds, Ladbrokes CEO Richard Glynn highlighted the importance of the Australian igaming market to the operator’s future corporate growth and value strategy. Speaking to investors at Ladbrokes Q3 call, Richard Glynn confirmed that Ladbrokes Australia had become profitable in just over a year of being full operations. Ladbrokes Australian …

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Fresh 8 wins strongest ever EIG Start-Up EIG LaunchPad

Digital advertising company Fresh 8 was crowned the winner of the EiG 2014 Start-Up LaunchPad at Arena Berlin today (Thursday) after what the judges called the “strongest set of presentations” in the history of the competition. Fresh 8 secured 36% of the audience vote, followed by Discount IF (28%), Lucky VR (18%), Asylum Labs (10%) and Betify (8%). DLA Piper …

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Bet Advisor – Tipster Profile – Milos Nusic

Milos Nusic, one of the most consistent basketball tipping specialist on Bet Advisor (8 positive months since February 2014), takes us through how he achieved 5296 points of profit in 1354 tips since November 2011. Check out Milos profile at BetAdvisor ______________________________________ SBC: How did you first get into sports betting ? Milos: I started to get involved in betting very early, first as a …

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EIG Berlin Notes – Betfred CRM Case Study

Session Overview Michelle Livingstone Betfred CRM Manager presents the EIG Berlin audience with an overview of Betfred’s unique Customer retention and communication strategies. Livingstone sheds insight on handling customers between traditional and mobile verticals, what key data and player trends Betfred are looking to evaluate and expose. Livingstone further talks about changing strategies and values when assessing customer journey Session …

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EIG Berlin Notes – Reputational Matters

EIG Berlin Session Overview  Panel session which investigates the current reputation issues effecting igaming and sports betting operations. The Panel sheds insight on corporate affairs concerning reputation and the igaming industry’s relationship with governance authorities and bodies. Panel discusses what actions can be undertaken to improve sector reputation and image as markets look to legalise and legislate online gambling. Can …

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Tipico presents Declan Hill at Malta iGaming Seminar

Tipico presents the Canadian investigative journalist and award-winning author Declan Hill as a keynote speaker at the two-day Malta iGaming Seminar 2014 (MiGS2014). For the sixth time, the conference in St. Julian’s will bring together the international iGaming community’s high-ranking experts. The MiGS2014 will take place on November 11 and 12. Declan Hill is regarded as one of the world’s leading …

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Playtech to beat expectations after bumper Q3 2014 performance

iGaming technology and services provider Playtech continued its strong 2014 corporate performance, as it the company announced its 2014 Q3 interim results. Playtech reported total company revenues of €116.5 million (£93 million) during the period, representing a 28.6% increase Q3 2013 – €90.6 million total revenues. The technology provider saw increased revenues in all its product verticals (see table below). Playtech …

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David O’Reilly – Colossus Bets – Year 1

Having been in full operations for just under a year, sports betting mega jackpots start-up Colossus Bets has become one of the leading start-ups in igaming. 2014  has seen Colossus Bets integrate its pool betting services with sports betting operators Betfair, BETDAQ and Boylesports, as this fast moving new comer to igaming has processed more than £5 million in pool wagers. …

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