Technology

Busy Kambi confident on 2019 outlook

Stockholm-listed sports betting platform and systems provider Kambi Group Plc has detailed a strong opening to 2019 trading, recording a 28% group revenue increase to €21 million (Q1_2018: €16.5m). Updating investors, Kambi maintains its positive momentum detailing that client operator growth has improved by 46%. The Stockholm enterprise continues to strengthen its commercial pipeline, signing two new operator contracts during …

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US lotto disruptor Jackpocket secures Gavin Issacs as corporate advisor

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SBTech Chairman Gavin Issacs, one of global gambling’s leading figureheads has backed New York start-up Jackpocket, an enterprise seeking to revolutionise consumer lottery engagements across all US states. Issacs the former Group Chief Executive & President of Scientific Games (2014-17), will act as a senior advisor to Jackpocket’s board, leadership and investment partners. Founded by tech entrepreneur Peter Sullivan, Jackpocket …

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bet365 to launch US prepaid cards programme with EML Payments

Australia ASX-listed omni-channel payment solutions provider EML Payments, continues to expand its sports betting profile, confirming that it has been appointed as lead ‘prepaid cards’ provider for bet365’s upcoming New Jersey sportsbook properties. Securing a multi-year arrangement, EML has been tasked with delivering a tailored ‘reloadable payment cards programme’, for bet365’s opening US ventures. Announcing a key corporate initiative, in …

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Richard Thorp departs as FSB commercial lead

Richard Thorp long-term commercial lead for sports betting platform and systems provider FSB Tech, has confirmed through a Linkedin update, his departure from the company as Business Development Director. A seasoned executive in industry commercial development and marketing, Thorp has served as FSB’s commercial lead since 2014, joining the firm’s founding enterprise team from the Racing Post. Charged with leading …

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Scientific Games marks new sportsbook era launching OpenSports suite

Nasdaq-listed gambling technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has detailed a new dawn for its SG Digital division, launching new vertical ‘OpenSports’ – an ‘unparalleled suite’ which will maintain its entire sports betting product inventory. Updating the market, SGC states that the launch of OpenSports marks ‘the transformation of its Sportsbook product vision’, delivering an enhanced stack of solutions and …

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DAZN promotes ‘trusted hand’ Bruno Rocha to lead Brazilian mission

OTT platform DZAN Group, the company seeking to revolutionise modern sports viewing and broadcasting has announced the appointment of Bruno Rocha as Brazil Executive VP. Rocha has formerly served as Chief Commercial Officer for Perform Content, the B2B division of DAZN, where he led media partnerships with sports governing bodies such as WTA, FIBA, CONMEBOL and the NFL. Prior to …

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Kambi powers JSC Bulgaria’s Molodovan adventure

Stockholm-listed sports betting platform supplier Kambi Group Plc has strengthened its partnership with Bulgarian National Lottery operator JSC securing an ‘extended sportsbook agreement’. The enhanced partnership will see Kambi continue to act as lead sportsbook supplier of JSC’s flagship 7777.bg brand within the Bulgarian market, a contract Kambi has maintained since 2017.  In addition, JSC has commissioned Kambi to support …

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Sokratis Kokkalis calls on Intralot operating review following ‘year of declines’

Intralot SPA Group Chairman & CEO Sokratis Kokkalis has confirmed that the Athens-listed gambling technology firm will undertake a full-scale operating review and cost reduction plan, following a year of corporate declines witnessed across all Intralot business verticals. Publishing its full-year 2018 results, Intralot records a -6.4% decline in group revenues to €870 million (FY2017: €930m), as governance reports diminishing …

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Intilery agrees upon a new partnership with ProgressPlay

Intilery has confirmed that it has agreed upon a new deal with ProgressPlay which will see them provide real-time customer engagement technology to the gaming platform. As part of the new partnership, ProgressPlay will have access to Intilery’s real-time, omnichannel AI CRM platform, which offers the chance to visualise and create real-time AI powered customer journeys. By using decision logic …

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Sportsbet.io strengthens cryptocurrency capabilities with Litecoin integration

Multi-currency sportsbook Sportsbet.io, has added to its current offering of payment capabilities by integrating Litecoin into its platform. In addition to being able to pay using other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and SOC coin,customers will also now have the opportunity to deposit, play, win, and withdraw in Litecoin. Joe McCallum, Director of Sportsbook at Sportsbet.io, commented: “This is just …

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