Technology

Intralot secures further Greek OPAP lead lottery supplier extension

Updating the market, Athens-listed lottery and gaming systems provider Intralot has confirmed that it has secured a three-year extension to its lead lottery provisions arrangement with leading Greek market gambling operator OPAP. Intralot will continue to act as the main supplier of OPAP’s ‘numerical lottery products’ and related services. The partnership extensions will see Intralot upgrade OPAP’s lottery management platform, …

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Scientific Games clears William Hill hurdle in pursuit of NYX Gaming

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has released a statement, detailing that it will move to acquire William Hill’s entire 6.8 million ‘ordinary shares and convertibles’ holding in acquisition target NYX Gaming Group. The Nasdaq gambling technology firm, clears a major hurdle in its $630 million pursuit of Toronto TSX-listed NYX (first announced September 2017). Last November, William Hill governance stated to …

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Sporting Solutions launches ‘operations smart’ RMS vertical with Danske Spil as first client

Industry market provisions and data supplier Sporting Solutions (part of the Sporting Group), has today announced the launch of its new vertical ‘Risk Management Services (RMS)’. The service is launched with Danish state-owned operator Danske Spil as the first client to utilise Sporting Solutions RMS. Detailing the launch, Sporting Solutions development specifies that RMS covers four critical functions for operator …

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Sky Bet appoints David Hopkins as new Head of Programmes

Independent online gambling group, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has confirmed the appointment of David Hopkins as its new Head of Programmes. An industry veteran, Hopkins joins the Yorkshire based operator from competitor William Hill, where he most recently served in the executive position of Director of Gaming Product Development (2016-2017). Acting as Head of Programmes, Hopkins will be charged …

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Sun shines for Bede Gaming’s South Africa market entry

Updating the market, industry platform supplier Bede Gaming will enter the South African online gambling market has entered a new partnership casino and leisure operator Sun International. Agreeing terms, Bede will become the lead technology platform supplier for Sun International’s online gambling subsidiary Sunbet brand (sunbet.co.za). Seeking to become the leading destination for South African online gambling consumers, Sun International has …

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William Hill synchronises Adobe Campaign insights with Celerity

FTSE bookmaker William Hill has partnered with digital data and insights agency Celerity, with a view to synchronize Adobe Campaign communications across its product and advertising verticals. Following a competitive pitch, William Hill marketing selected Kent-based Celerity as its outsourced partner for Adobe Campaign, in order to drive efficiencies and improve return on investment from the platform. Launching the partnership, …

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Playtech commits to Gibraltar expansion with new World Trade Center office

FTSE gambling technology provider Playtech Plc has expanded its operational presence within British overseas territory Gibraltar, opening a new office within the ‘World Trade Center’ complex. Speaking to Gibraltar news source GBC.gi, Playtech Chief Operations Officer Shimon Akad, stated that the office would expand the firm’s presence within Gibraltar, a key jurisdiction for Playtech commercial pipeline. Akad detailed that the …

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BetterBetting launches pre-ICO for betting cryptocurrency BETR

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BetterBetting Foundation, a software systems enabler for sports betting on the blockchain, has launched its pre-Initial Coin Offering (ICO) sale ahead of its ICO in December. The token sale introduces investors to BETR, the betting cryptocurrency that lays the foundations of the first truly decentralised peer-to-peer online sports betting marketplace. All bets will be stored on the blockchain, providing full …

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BetVictor optimises football markets integrating Abelson Info’s Goalscorer Pricing Feed

Betting data and tailored odds specialist Abelson Info has confirmed that independent online bookmaker BetVictor has become its latest ‘Goalscorer Prices & Settlement’ (GPS) feed partner. Confirming the partnership, BetVictor will move to integrate GPS feed provisions, optimising its goal scorer market speed and real-time settlement capabilities. Furthermore, BetVictor trading teams will gain enhanced market data in which to promote its …

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Paul Winslow – tappit – Ushering in the era of cashless payment

Tech startup tappit specialises in cashless experiences. It provides cashless payment technologies for events and entertainment venues, enabling users to store funds on wristbands or branded cards and venues to work cash-free. The solution uses radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology and can be used for one-off events or permanent installations. We caught up with tappit Chief Marketing Officer Paul Winslow, to …

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