The latest technology news for the gambling industry

Enteractive’s Engager helps operators reach “otherwise unreachable” player segments


Enteractive has taken player engagement and personalisation ‘to the next level’ by launching new player-centric retention mobile service Engager, which will form part of its (Re)Activation Cloud suite. The Engager service, available in multiple languages, will combine the use of technology with ‘real human interaction’ to allow companies to ‘truly connect with players on their terms’. Enteractive believes that this …

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FDJ appoints Andy Wright as new CEO of Sporting Group  

Groupe FDJ has confirmed the inbound appointment of Andy Wright as Chief Executive of Sporting Group, the sports betting technology unit of the Paris-listed gambling group. Wright will replace Sporting Group CEO Simon Trim, who has chosen to end his 23-year association with the company where he has spent the last five years as Chief Executive, leading the technology group …

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OKTO.CASH provides new physical-to-digital top-ups for Parimatch players in Cyprus


Parimatch players in Cyprus can now make use of OKTO.CASH, a new physical-to-digital payment method allowing them to top-up their online gaming account with cash. OKTO.CASH from leading fintech firm OKTO is an in-app payment method designed to deliver a seamless experience throughout the top-up process, with funds accessible to players in real-time without exiting the gaming app or site.  …

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Scientific Games reviews ASX options to trim debt 

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) is reportedly reviewing strategic options to list its business on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).  The Australian Financial Review (AFR) has reported that SGC has recruited Sydney-based investment bank Jarden Australia to draft the company’s pathway towards listing on the ASX. An ASX-listing is detailed as one option to address SGC’s long-term debt reduction, which currently …

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mkodo and SBC Webinars present How to Architect Your App for Success

mkodo How to Architect Your App for Success

The SBC Webinars series continues on Thursday 6 May with How to Architect Your App for Success hosted by mkodo, the digital product specialist for the lottery, casino and sports betting sectors. With apps now the preferred method of interacting with operators for tens of millions of players around the world, building a product that performs has never been more …

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Genius Sports acquires FanHub to bulk-up its fan engagement muscle

Genius Sports has agreed to acquire free-to-play (FTP) games developer and fan engagement studio FanHub Media, undertaking its first corporate acquisition as an NYSE-listed enterprise. The deal will see, Genius add an FTP games offering to its existing sports betting technology unit, whilst FanHub’s fan engagement solutions will be merged with Genius media division. Dealmakers chose not to disclose deal …

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FSB upgrades gamification capacity with Captain Up

FSB Tech has struck an alliance with cloud-based gamification and loyalty platform Captain Up, in a bid to boost its burgeoning online sportsbook and casino offering. The partnership will allow operators powered by FSB’s full tech-stack solution to maximise customer activity and drive loyalty through the use of gamification, behavioural psychology and smart social tools. “We aim to push the boundaries of …

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Kambi plans for red hot summer to follow record-breaking Q1 results  

Kambi Group Plc has celebrated a record opening to 2021 trading, as the Stockholm-listed sportsbook technology provider achieved double digit growth across all core operating metrics and KPIs, as a result of its significant sportsbook network growth.  Publishing its Q1 trading update, Kambi registered group revenues of €43.2 million – up 55% on the €28 million recorded in 2020. Updating …

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Scientific Games ranks as Greece’s top tech workplace

Scientific Games has been recognised as Greece’s best technology workplace, having ranked fifth on the ‘Hellas – Great Place to Work’ corporate employment index.  The Nasdaq technology group jumped-up two spots on the Hellas 2021 employment index, registering as Greek tech’s highest-ranking incumbent. The ‘Great Place to Work’ index is published annually by the Hellas business institute, recognising the companies …

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MoneyMatrix adds 25 new payment options during Q1 trading

MoneyMatrix has incorporated 25 new payment options into its solutions portfolio so far in 2021, expanding its presence into international gaming jurisdictions with localised payment methods for iGaming operators. Part of the EveryMatrix group, the iGaming payment gateway and processing platform has made an expansion of its payment solutions and active territories a core part of its corporate strategy for 2021. In the …

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