Technology

DraftKings appoints Kambi as US sportsbook lead

Stockholm-listed sports betting technology and software supplier Kambi Group Plc continues its strong US commercial momentum confirming that it has secured a multi-year services agreement with leading US fantasy sports operator DraftKings. Issuing a short statement, Kambi governance confirms that DraftKings has selected its technology platform as the lead system for its upcoming US sports betting market expansion. “The agreement, …

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Buzzed Up! Playtech secures Gala Leisure omni-channel lead systems agreement

FTSE industry technology group Playtech Plc has confirmed that it will act as lead omni-channel systems provider for Gala Leisure, as the UK bingo operator transitions to its new identity as Buzz Bingo. Updating the market, Playtech will become the lead bingo and casino platform provider for Gala Leisure, servicing the retail and land-based provisions of Buzz Bingo future enterprise. …

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Bede promotes Alex Butcher as new MD leading ‘next growth phase’

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Industry software and platform developer Bede Gaming has moved to restructure its senior management team, confirming the promotion of Alex Butcher as new Managing Director. The change in corporate leadership comes as Bede enterprise founders Michael Brady and Dan Smyth are set to take strategic and governance leading roles within the firm’s organisation. Butcher has served as Bede’s Chief Technical Officer …

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Successful $38 million ICO sees CashBet accelerate technology development

Blockchain-powered igaming platform provider CashBet has announced the successful completion of its ICO token sale, raising $38 million in capital to further develop its proprietary technology and expand its enterprise. Closing its ICO, CashBet governance details that investors from 100 countries participated in the funding round, with the company reaching its hard cap target of +140,000,000 tokens distributed, with CashBet having undertaken …

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Kambi delivers Rush Street’s Colombian property rushbet.co as partnership moves Stateside

Having launched Colombian sportsbook rushbet.co, Stockholm-listed Kambi Group Plc and US casino group Rush Street Gaming are set to expand their partnership within US shores. Last week, Rush Street’s digital subsidiary RSI debuted its new licensed Colombian online sportsbook rushbet.co, which has been developed by betting technology provider Kambi. Project stakeholders, detailed a quick and effective delivery of online sportsbook …

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Betfred calls for Playtech BGT terminal expansion

Betfred is set to expand its in-store engagement capacity, commissioning Playtech BGT Sports to install a further 250 widescreen terminals across its UK estates. The expanded agreement sees Playtech BGT service more than 3,000 terminals across Betfred’s 1,700 retail betting shops. In its market update, Betfred retail management stated that further Playtech BGT terminal provisions were needed to satisfy the …

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FSB Tech powers 138.com UK sportsbook

Isle of Man online bookmaker 138.com has announced that its UK-facing sportsbook property will be powered by sports betting platform provider FSB Tech (FSB). Updating the market, FSB has been selected as 138.com’s lead digital systems supplier for sportsbook provisions across desktop and mobile verticals servicing the UK market. Darren Howland, Head of Product at 138.com, said: “We have taken great …

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21Bet upgrades to Digitain sportsbook ahead of World Cup

Malta-licensed 21Bet has successfully migrated to Digitain’s fully managed sportsbook solution. Under the agreement, Digitain provided its API technology for 21Bet’s online operations including a new improved version of their sportsbook, with features that include cash out, edit my bet, and express bonus and the latest promotional tools for player marketing acquisition and retention. 21Bet is operated by Aureate Gaming Solutions Ltd …

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Repeat Performance! Accuscore seeks to out forecast Goldman Sachs at Russia 2018

Sports forecasting software Accuscore seeks to repeat its World Cup 2014 success, outperforming financial powerhouse Goldman Sachs in predicting Russia 2018’s match outcomes, individual team performances and eventual winners. Keeping up traditions, this week Goldman Sachs the world’s leading investment bank released its World Cup Russia 2018 forecast, which has been developed internally by its analysts running ‘200,000 models and …

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IGT expands MGM Resorts betting contract servicing Atlantic City Borgata

MGM Resorts International’s New Jersey property the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will have its sports betting systems and terminals powered by industry technology provider IGT Group. Issuing a market update, New York-listed IGT Group confirms that it has secured the retail betting systems contract to service MGM Resorts Atlantic City property. Both parties have a prior relationship, with IGT …

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