Technology

EveryMatrix continues growth with Maltese base

Accommodating its future commercial growth strategy, industry platform and technology services provider  EveryMatrix has unveiled the development of its new office in Malta. EveryMatrix’s Maltese expansion has been led by new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Ian Freeman who joined the company in H1 2018 from competitor Kambi Group Plc. Securing a new single-point location for EveryMatrix commercial operations, Freeman will be …

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La Liga aims to become India’s most popular football league with new Facebook partnership

La Liga has chosen to partner with Facebook, as Spain’s top flight football league seeks to significantly expand its profile within the Indian sub-continent. Beginning this weekend, La Liga will stream all season 2018/19 matches (total 380 matches) on Facebook’s social media platform, making its content available to audiences in India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. …

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ICS gets PL ready by launching Alexa Skill for online bookmakers

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Punters can now receive team-by-team news and audio blasts via Amazon’s personal assistant, after Independent Content Services (ICS) launched Amazon Alexa Skill in time for the new season. The new service delivers the latest team news, in-play match reports and sports bulletins plus a daily betting brief, all compiled and recorded by ICS’s large team of specialist sports broadcast reporters. …

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GATE2025: How ECOMMPAY reimagined the payment gateway

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The desire to simplify the transaction process continues to drive innovation for ECOMMPAY, for whom GATE2025 has become the latest weapon in its payment service arsenal. Earlier this year, ECOMMPAY launched GATE2025, a processing platform which combines acquiring capabilities, 100+ alternative payment methods, mass payouts, and technological innovation within a single, seamless integration. It has been designed for fast, easy …

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Sportcast powers multi betting boost for Ladbrokes Australia

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Technology from Sportcast has helped Ladbrokes Australia to launch the industry’s first limitation free accumulator betting product. The operator’s Multiverse platform enables punters to combine any selection, including Same Game Multis powered by Sportcast and singles bets from any sport or racing event, within the same accumulator. After adding selections, punters can switch on or off any combinations of singles …

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Playtech BGT strengthens ‘OPAP legacy’ completing retail systems upgrade

FTSE-listed Playtech Plc has confirmed that its sports betting subsidiary Playtech BGT has successfully completed the roll-out and systems upgrade for OPAP, Greece’s largest gambling operator. Updating the market, Playtech BGT completes its OPAP terminal delivery and systems upgrade project first announced in September 2017. OPAP’s entire 4,000 Greek retail betting premises will be powered by Playtech BGT modules, supplying …

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Smarkets launches ‘Beta – True Price’ sportsbook app

Online betting exchange Smarkets, has confirmed to SBC that it has released the beta version of its upcoming ‘True-Price’ sportsbook app – ‘SBK’. At present, SBK is the working title for its pending sportsbook, which is an app-only platform and uses the Smarkets exchange pricing with a simpler layout where selections can only be backed. Furthermore, users will also be …

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Perform Group becomes first affiliate to get on board with ESSA

International sports betting integrity association ESSA has revealed that the Perform Group has become the association’s first affiliate member. Under the terms of the agreement, Perform Group’s dedicated global integrity team will work with ESSA on both operational and strategic issues, elevating the pair’s approach to integrity and sharing experiences when it comes to tackling betting integrity issues. Khalid Ali, …

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DraftKings soft launches NJ mobile sportsbook product

Accelerating its US sports betting proposition, DraftKings has launched its New Jersey mobile app, bringing digital wagering to the Garden State. The fantasy sports operator has soft-launched its ‘DraftKings Sportsbook’ app, syndicated through its New Jersey licensing agreement with Resorts Casino () and developed in partnership with betting technology group Kambi Plc. The initial launch sees DraftKings operate an ‘invite …

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Scientific Games reports positive revenue momentum despite accounting restructure

A new look Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) announces its second quarter 2018 results, reporting revenue growth across its core divisions of gaming, lottery and digital services. Updating the market on Q2 2018 trading (period ending 30 June), SGC reports a 10% uplift in group revenues to $845 million (Q2 2017: $766 million). The Nasdaq-listed enterprise maintains its period revenue growth, …

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