Technology

SG Digital appoints Karolina Pelc as casino innovation lead

SG Digital (Scientific Games Corp) has confirmed the appointment of Karolina Pelc as Vice President of Casino Innovation. Pelc joins SG Digital’s executive management team from Stockholm-listed online gambling group LeoVegas AB, where she served in a number of online casino leadership roles (2015-2018). Taking on VP responsibilities for casino development, Pelc is set to focus on enhancing SG Digital’s casino …

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Kambi seeks to become ‘clutch player’ of NBA betting

Stockholm-listed sports betting platform and software provider Kambi Group Plc views the start of the new NBA season as yet another early pacesetter for the liberalised US betting market. The technology group has revamped its entire NBA markets inventory, seeking to bring new betting dynamics to the unique sport of basketball. Kambi states that it has developed the sector’s most comprehensive …

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Trustly link up provides “powerful” opportunity for Ingenico

Ingenico

Technology from Trustly means that Ingenico merchants can now get paid through a quick, seamless and secure online transfer directly from a customer’s bank account. The new collaboration, announced earlier today, has seen Ingenico expand its range of online payment solutions and enhance its position in 26 European countries, with the online banking payment method from Trustly integrated into its …

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Nektan secures ‘game changing’ BetVictor platform partnership

London-AIM listed Nektan Plc announces one of its biggest partnerships to date, securing BetVictor as a new B2B client. Updating the market, Nektan has integrated its ‘E-lite Casino Platform’ within BetVictor’s digital framework, expanding the Gibraltar based operator’s gaming content across its verticals. Nektan secures the partnership through its operations and licensing partner Tyche Digital Malta, who will supply platform …

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Paddy Power Betfair sets up ‘Alpha Hub’ Romania accelerator to tackle responsible gambling dynamics

FTSE100 betting group Paddy Power Betfair Plc (PPB) has announced the launch of its Cluj Romania ‘Alpha Hub’ accelerator program, focusing on enhancing the industry’s responsible gambling and sustainability dynamics. The accelerator programme sees PPB partner with Romanian technology enterprise groups’ Techsylvania and Risky Business Romania to open its initiative to the top development and engineering talent. For a number of …

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MGM appoints ‘Tech Pro’ George Kliavkoff to lead its Entertainment & Sports properties

MGM Resorts has confirmed the appointment of George Kliavkoff as its new President of Entertainment & Sports, replacing former leadership incumbent Richard Strum. Kliavkoff takes leadership of MGM’s sports and entertainment verticals at a crucial juncture for the New York-listed gambling and leisure firm, as it expands multiple live venue properties and develops new entertainment concepts. A seasoned media and technology executive …

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Wynn builds sportsbook proposition with fresh-faced BetBull

Nasdaq-listed casino and entertainment operator Wynn Resorts has announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with European ‘mobile-first’ betting platform and gamification developer BetBull, who are set to develop Wynn’s sportsbook proposition. Updating the market, Wynn has acquired a 22.5% stake in the Malta and London based operator, seeking to capitalise on developing US sports betting market opportunities. The strategic …

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BtoBet powers Dear Group Nigeria’s ‘234bet’ brand

Industry next-generation platform provider BtoBet continues its African market expansion, confirming Nigerian media and communications operator Dear Group as its latest sportsbook partner. Utilising its media and marketing channels, Dear Group will launch new sportsbook brand ‘234bet’, seeking to become a leading destination for Nigerian sports betting consumers. 234bet will be led by Nigerian media executive Raymond Dokpesi, who backs …

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Rightlander ups compliance dynamics with new PPC Brand & Multi-Geo monitoring tools

Industry affiliate marketing compliance software Rightlander has announced the launch of two new features further safeguarding its client marketing procedures. Rightlander enhances its platform compliance capacity launching its new smart ‘PPC Brand Bidding module’. A tool which scans Google Ads monitoring pay-per-click (PPC) activity related to an operator’s brand terms and key search criteria. The software firm details that it …

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‘Beyond The Push’… 2mee launches bookmaker video messaging

Mobile engagement and development studio 2mee, wants industry operators to push further their video and marketing assets. This week, the York-based start-up announced the launch of its new ‘Face Messaging – video push notification tool’, with the company actively targeting sportsbook operators. 2mee’s ‘Face Messaging’ allows betting brands to quickly create and edit, real-time video content be it for marketing …

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