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Carousel Group bolsters mobile engagement capacity with Wiraya solutions

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New industry incumbent Carousel Group has confirmed it will support its European sportsbook properties of SportsBetting.com and RaceBook.com, with Wiraya mobile customer activation tools. Issuing a market update, Carousel informs that it will utilise Wiraya mobile engagement capacities, to enhance its customer activation strategy across its verticals. Wiraya solutions allow for optimised personalised messages to be sent to SportsBetting.com and …

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Debt-focused Scientific Games posts strong 2019 opening

Publishing its Q1 2019 trading statement (period ending 31 March), Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), details confidence in its corporate prospects as governance moves to reduce company debt. Q1 2019 revenues rose by 3% to $837 million (Q12018: $812m), driven by the growth of SGC’s social (+22%) and lotteries (+5%) divisions. SGC maintains its positive revenue momentum, despite the company …

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Intralot undertakes senior management overhaul as first act of recovery plan

As anticipated Athens-listed gambling technology firm Intralot SPA has announced the first actions of its ‘group operating review’, moving to overhaul senior management within its operations, technology, digital and commercial departments. Publishing Intralot’s 2018 results last April, company Chairman and majority shareholder Sokratis Kokkalis sanctioned a ‘full scale operating review’, as Intralot recorded declines across all core business verticals – licensed …

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Blackstone continues Spanish affair acquiring Giga Games

Spanish Gambling firm Grupo CIRSA has confirmed that it has acquired slot machine distributor and gaming hall operator Giga Games, from Spanish private leisure and gambling fund Conei Corporacion. The transaction sees the Lao Hernandez family engage once more with US private equity group Blackstone, who last year acquired CIRSA from Spanish gambling tycoon Manuel Lao Hernandez for approximately €1.5 billion. …

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Scientific Games hires Steven Stamstad as global marketing lead

Issuing a market update, Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed the appointment of Steven Stamstad as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications. Updating investors, SGC governance details that it has hired a ‘25-year global marketing expert’, tasked with elevating the SGC brand proposition, messaging and engagement with corporate stakeholders. A seasoned marketing executive with a proven track record …

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Stian Hornsletten: EveryMatrix will revive mybet as a German player

Speaking to SBC, EveryMatrix Co-founder and Executive Director Stian Hornsletten has detailed further insight into his firm’s technology agreement with Rhinoceros Group, as it moves to relaunch and revive the prospects of German legacy online betting brand mybet. Announced last week, EveryMatrix will act as lead software services provider for mybet, the German sportsbook property issued a lifeline by igaming investment …

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Kambi to power William Hill’s Swedish makeover

Issuing a short corporate statement this morning, Stockholm-listed sports betting platform supplier Kambi Group Plc has confirmed that it will provide a sportsbook vertical for William Hill’s Swedish market operations. The FTSE betting group enters the re-regulated Swedish online gambling marketplace having acquired the assets of European online gaming group MRG Group (Mr Green) for €270 million (deal completed January …

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Levy departure sees Novomatic split global sales leadership

Following the confirmation that Vice President of Global Sales, Lawrence Levy is set to take charge of Australian subsidiary Ainsworth Game Technology, Novomatic AG has moved to restructure its global commercial leadership remit. Issuing a corporate statement, Novomatic Group Chief Executive Harald Neumann confirms that Levy’s Global Sales leadership responsibilities will be split. Moving forward, Novomatic commercial development and client …

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DAZN launches sports distribution platform – DAZN Connect

OTT sports streaming service DAZN has launched its new live sports distribution service – ‘DAZN Connect’ helping rights holders, broadcasters and media partners distribute content. DAZN details that it has developed a +30,000 live event platform, allowing multiple media owners to consolidate their sports acquisition and distribution requirements under one platform. In its update, DAZN details that it has built …

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Busy Kambi confident on 2019 outlook

Stockholm-listed sports betting platform and systems provider Kambi Group Plc has detailed a strong opening to 2019 trading, recording a 28% group revenue increase to €21 million (Q1_2018: €16.5m). Updating investors, Kambi maintains its positive momentum detailing that client operator growth has improved by 46%. The Stockholm enterprise continues to strengthen its commercial pipeline, signing two new operator contracts during …

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