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BETR launches multi-cryptocurrency betting

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Blockchain-technology focused BETR has adapted its decentralised betting system to give customers the opportunity to now place bets using multiple cryptocurrencies. As part of the new system changes, punters will have the option to decide which currency they wish to place a bet in. Wagers will then be stored in any one of the supported currencies, and can then mixed …

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Scientific Games 2018 accounts disrupted by Shuffle Tech settlement

Nasdaq-listed industry technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has detailed strong progress on its enlarged business capacity and new digital profile publishing its full-year 2018 results. Closing Q4 2018 trading, SGC posts an 8% increase in corporate revenues to $885 million (Q4 2017: $823m), detailing robust growth across its digital, lottery and social gaming assets. The Nasdaq enterprise records Q4 metric …

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Tough 2018 sees Playtech place efficiency in scale as driver for 2019 growth

Publishing its full-year 2018 results, FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc states that it closes a ‘year of many challenges’, as governance places returning shareholder value and capital at the top of its agenda. Operating within a much-changed global gambling landscape, Playtech B2B and B2C divisions continue to adjust to Asian market downturns and regulatory headwinds across the UK and Italy. Despite facing …

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JenningsBet selects FSB to drive digital revamp

Independent bookmaker JenningsBet has confirmed that it will re-launch its online betting property utilising FSB Tech platform provisions, as the legacy bookmaker emphasises accelerating its digital profile within a much changed UK betting landscape. JenningsBet confirms that it has selected FSB as its lead platform supplier moving to revamp its digital sportsbook property with reactive in-play odds, comprehensive pricing modules and …

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Bede moves to bolster Spanish market profile

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Gaming software supplier and platform provider, Bede Gaming, is building on its established European presence with a concerted expansion into the Spanish market. The expansion strategy follows a number of content integrations with providers such as Play’n Go and SBTech which has further strengthened the supplier’s market presence. The Bede platform, which has received a full licence from regulatory authority …

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UK Finance delays payee ‘name-check’ enforcements

UK Finance, the representative trade association for consumer banking and financial transactions, has confirmed that it will not be launching its ‘Confirmation Payee System’  in 2019. This week, Stephen Jones confirmed the delay of the Payee System to the Commons’ Treasury Committee, detailing those banking stakeholders could not ensure the capabilities of their IT frameworks to implement necessary changes. “This is a …

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Pontus Lindwall: Robust Betsson will meet industry’s multiple 2019 challenges

Publishing its Q4 and full-year 2018 results, the governance of Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB, has detailed a successful year-1 integration and execution of its corporate recovery programme. Product and operational efficiencies see Betsson post its ‘third successive all-time-high’ quarter, recording corporate Q4 2018 revenues MSEK 1,436.6 (Q4 2017: 1,256.4), running alongside a 56% EBIT increase to MSEK 341.5 …

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Kristian Nylén – Strong 2018 sees Kambi maintain its upward trajectory

Publishing its Q4 2018 trading statement, Stockholm-listed sports betting technology provider Kambi Group Plc has reported that 2018 was “the most successful year in its history” following the group’s expansion into further regulated markets supported with solid growth across its commercial pipeline. Kambi reported that its trading period ending in December 2018 was that of a ‘record’, with its year-on-year …

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DAZN seeks tricky content partnership with Telefonica

Stating its intent on becoming the lead OTT (Over-the-Top) platform for the Spanish sports broadcasting market, the leadership of DAZN is reported to be seeking a content collaboration with telecoms giant Telefonica.   Well backed DAZN, an enterprise seeking to establish itself globally as the ‘Netflix of sports’, is set to launch its Spanish OTT proposition next month, with Spain becoming the eighth …

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Pinnacle pushes for next-level esports capacity integrating GameScorekeeper API

Low margin sportsbook Pinnacle has detailed that it has ‘significantly accelerated its position as the leading esports bookmaker’, partnering with real-time data provider GameScorekeeper. Pinnacle has moved to integrate GameScorekeeper’s ‘live score API’, which will extensively amplify its esports betting proposition, as GameScorekeeper monitors 85% of all pro-sanctioned esports tournaments/matches. Updating stakeholders, Pinnacle Trading Director Marco Blume states that GameScorekeeper …

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