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iSport Genius and Sportsbet announces partnership to invigorate Australian betting experience

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Sports data platform provider, iSport Genius has signed a deal with Sportsbet that will allow the Australian online sportsbetting market to utilise a data proposition that informs and educates customers about their betting options. iSport Genius’ interactive consumer-facing platform leverages data via an intuitively designed interface and creates a large volume of engaging calls to action, helping to improve the …

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Comunio fantasy sports ups Football data dynamics with Sportradar

European fantasy sports operator Comunio has partnered with Sportradar to power its data and insights for the new 2017/18 football season. The partnership will see Sportradar’s ‘Player Performance Index’ utilized as Comunio’s lead data feed for the European football competitions of: UEFA Champions League, La Liga, Bundesliga, English Premier League, Ligue 1, Serie A Primeira Portugal and SuperLiga Turkey. Speaking …

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Boylesports expands terminal partnership with Playtech PBS

Industry omni-channel sports betting solutions providerPlaytech BGT Sports (PBS) has informed that it has secured an extended distribution arrangement of its existing self-service betting terminals (SSBTs) with Irish independent bookmaker BoyleSports. The agreement will see a further 325 of PBS terminals deployed within the Irish operator’s 225-strong estate, doubling its number to over 1,000 in the last 12 months. Moving …

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NYX boosts commercial arm with appointment of Steve Mayes as Third Party Sales lead

Toronto TSX-listed industry platform and systems provider NYX Gaming has moved to strengthen its commercial team announcing the appointment of Steve Mayes as new Third Party Sales Director. Mayes joins the NYX commercial team from Playtech, where he held the position of Commercial Manager for Playtech Open Platform and further industry business intelligence tools. In his new role, Mayes will …

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Sporting Index launches first spread betting app on Google Play Store

Updating the market, industry spread betting firm Sporting Index (Sporting Group subsidiary), has rolled out its sports spread betting app on Google Play Store, to become the first of its kind on Android (UK customers only). The recently rebranded Sporting Group has extended its digital reach following Google’s decision to drop a long-standing ban on gambling and betting apps on the …

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New business & partnerships deliver for Paysafe Group this H1 2017

Publishing its H1 2017 interim results, digital payments services provider Paysafe Group plc has reported an 11% increase in group revenues to $538 million. The leading industry payments provider, Paysafe is currently the subject of a £3 billion takeover deal by the combination of private equity firms CVC Capital and Blackstone (bid proposed on August 2017). Closing its H1 2017, …

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SBTech boosts expansion bid with new CCO Andrew Cochrane

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Andrew Cochrane said that SBTech is “the most innovative and dynamic technology provider in the industry” after being appointed as the company’s new Chief Commercial Officer. With a track record of managing top-tier omni channel operators in regulated markets, Cochrane will play his part in SBTech’s ongoing global expansion by defining strategic objectives, identifying opportunities for growth and maximising revenues …

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Portugal’s Estoril Sol expands Gaming1 joint-venture launching new sports betting product

Updating the market, Estoril Sol Portugal’s largest land-based gaming group has informed that it will launch its new sports betting product utilising Gaming1 ‘full-scalability’ platform provisions. The partnership sees Estoril Sol expand its existing digital services agreement with Gaming1 to include sports betting provisions which have been launched under the newly rebranded ESCONLINE.pt website. Last year saw the launch of …

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Paysafe board recommends £2.96bn offer from CVC and Blackstone

Major payments provider Paysafe is to be acquired by private equity giants CVC and Blackstone after the company’s board gave a great light to the 590p per share offer that was put on the table last month. The deal values Paysafe at £2.96bn and brings the company, which recently bought affiliate scheme business Income Access, under the ownership of two …

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888 Holdings capitalises on Google policy change for Android

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888 Holdings has become one of the first operators to offer its services on Google Play after the company’s Android app store relaxed a long-standing ban on gambling and betting apps. As reported earlier in the summer, Google has changed its policy to allow gambling operators to present their real-money games on the Google Play store. The decision, which reverses …

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