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Sisal splits Mooney payment services unit from main business

Sisal Group SPA, the operating firm of Italy’s SuperEnalotto lottery, will undertake an ‘organisational restructure’ which will result in a demerger of the group in favour of a newly incorporated company – ‘SG2 SPA‘. The demerger forms part of a wider strategy of corporate restructuring that aims to ‘better define the functions and primary objectives of the group’ and will …

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Austrian Tennis safeguards events with Sportradar integrity systems

The Austrian Tennis Association has inked a two-year agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services for the monitoring of the Energie Burgenland ÖTV State Championships. As part of the collaboration, Sportradar Integrity Services will provide bet monitoring and reporting via its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) for both the ladies’ and mens’ singles and doubles draws, as well as the tournament’s mixed doubles matches. The UFDS, which is already …

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Jumio strengthens board with appointment of Convery as CMO

End-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions provider Jumio has appointed Anna Convery as its new Chief Marketing Officer, following a positive trading year. Prior to joining Jumio, Convery held the position of CMO at cybersecurity firm Bradware for close to five years, overseeing the company’s marketing strategy whilst also driving revenue and increasing market share by enhancing corporate marketing contribution. …

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BetConstruct builds website construction capacity through SpringBuilder

BetConstruct’s betting and gaming website builder has undergone a series of upgrades with the launch of SpringBuilder X. The supplier believes that SpringBuilder X will help “reimagine the process of website creation” by using a suite of traditional CMS tools. SpringBuilder X, BetConstruct says, will also speed up the construction of both casino and sportsbook websites while also improving UI/UX. …

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Playtech records strong B2B growth riding on calmer global tides

Playtech Plc has maintained confidence in delivering on its full-year financial targets and corporate objectives, as the FTSE250 technology group secures a series of positive outcomes during the first-half of 2021 trading.  Updating investors, Playtech outlined that group performance was in-line with expectations since the last trading update published on 26 May 2021, as the group cites ‘very strong online …

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Sisal GoBeyond competition aims to accelerate Italy’s brightest start-ups

Sisal SPA, the operating firm of Italy’s SuperEnalotto national lottery draw, has continued its funding of talent development projects for Italy’s new workforce through the hosting of its ‘GoBeyond’ competition.  Entering its fifth year, Sisal’s innovation competition is co-hosted with investment fund CVC Capital Partners and aims to advance the development of Italian start-ups focused on social impact and enterprise. …

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Gamban blocks user access to trading platforms

Gamban has updated its self-exclusion system to block user engagements and access with FX, crypto and currency trading platforms. Updating stakeholders, Gamban disclosed that it had added CFDs cryptocurrency exchanges, binary options, forex trading platforms to its list of blocked websites. The changes are set to be introduced from 1 August and follow an assessment by Gamban that noted a …

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Kambi rides high from all market comeback

Sports betting technology provider Kambi Group Plc has underlined its continued commercial momentum, securing Q2 revenues of €42.8 million, an operator trading margin of 9.3% and a net cash position of €84.5 million. Publishing its Q2 and H1 2021 interim results (period ending 30 June), Kambi generated period revenues of €86 million, up 102% on 2020 interim results of €43 …

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Kindred lauds product excellence as uninterrupted H1 delivers record results 

Kindred Group Plc has registered record gains across its H1 metrics, following an ‘exceptionally strong business period’.  Publishing its H1 2021 interim results (period ending 30 June), the Stockholm listed online gambling group declared period profits of £160 million – up 575% on 2020’s corresponding H1 results of £27.8 million. Though performance comparatives were set against the peak COVID-19 impacts …

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HooYu deepens customer verification in the German market 

HooYu has grown its offering to the German market, launching a complete KYC solution for the region.  Earlier in the year, HooYu achieved approval by the German age-verification regulator, KJM, with it now adding several new services to help gambling firms to comply with AML regulations.    The single solution orchestrates Schufa identity data checks, KJM-approved facial biometrics and ID document …

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