Technology

Racing trio launches ‘AllSported’ JV aiming for ‘racebook excellence’

Seeking to bring new innovations and dynamics to racing markets, new joint-venture ‘AllSported’ has been formed by racing stakeholders TXODDS, Banach Technology and the Racing Post. Combining the firms’ knowledge and expertise in racing trading and technology development, the triumvirate have worked together to deliver a ‘racing-specific trading solution’. The AllSported JV sees TXODDS act as lead feed supplier of …

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Peter Mares: Going Native… How Playtech is helping the industry stay ahead of the Apple curb

Apple’s June 2019 app guidelines update has thrown a spanner in the works for industry development teams, as the tech giant states that only ‘native IOS’ apps will be allowed to index on its App Store. Peter Mares CTO of Playtech Games Innovation Labs details how the technology group has developed operating structures and functions to help its clients overcome Apple constraints …

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Serie A appoints Genius Sports as data lead for betting services

Ahead of the start of a new European football season, sports data and technology provider Genius Sports Group secures the official rights to collect and distribute Serie A betting data through its Betgenius subsidiary. Strengthening Serie A integrity provisions, Genius Sports will capture match data utilising its in-stadia pitchside technology, which instantaneously distributes a live feed to licensed sportsbook operators …

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WATCH: How will VAR impact in-play betting markets?

With the onset of the new football season, the biggest development is the introduction of VAR (Video Assistant Referee) in the Premier League. The erratic nature of how the VAR is being interpreted by officials provides a big headache for traders wanting to make sure that they aren’t stung by an unexpected decision, but at the same time provide a …

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Sue Yoxall: Keeping up to date with technology advancement

Appealing to a younger generation is often the biggest challenge for technology developers, especially given the pace of change to software and trends, explained Sue Yoxall, co-founder and executive director of mkodo. Yoxall, whose company provides apps and user experiences for mobile, online and retail environments in the betting, gaming and lottery sectors, spoke to SBC at the iGB Live! event …

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Sportradar boosts Riot Games integrity muscle

Sportradar has advanced its esports profile after announcing that it has secured an integrity partnership with leading video games developer Riot Games. The partnership will see Sportradar’s ‘integrity services’ monitor all global betting activity related to syndicated League of Legends (LoL) tournaments sanctioned by Riot Games, the developer of the multiplayer esports format. Doug Watson, Head of Esports Insights at Riot …

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FSB accelerates growth strategy with £23m Clairvest Toronto backing

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Industry sports betting and turnkey platform provider FSB Technology (FSB) has accelerated its enterprise strategy, having secured £23 million in working capital from Toronto TSX-listed private equity firm Clairvest Group Inc. The growth equity investment sees Clairvest become the majority investor in FSB, as the technology firm seeks to expand its platform services across regulated markets to help industry incumbents …

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Highlight Games continues ‘SOCCERBET’ momentum with Snaitech Italia

Highlight Games has landed a major coup by securing Italian legacy gambling group Snaitech as the latest industry incumbent to offer its ‘SOCCERBET’ product across retail, online and mobile verticals. Bolstering its virtual sports provisions, Snaitech will launch Highlight Games’ flagship product across its entire gambling portfolio. It will be available to Snaitech customers in both league and single match formats …

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Chris Armes leads new look GiG executive tech team

Supporting its corporate ambitions of becoming the global leader in online gambling B2C and B2B technology provisions, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has moved to restructure its executive technology leadership team. This morning GiG governance confirms that appointment of Chris Armes as Chief Information Officer (CIO), joining the Stockholm-listed enterprise from rival SG Digital, where he formerly served as Chief Technology …

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New player BetWarrior debuts powered by OMEGA Systems

New industry incumbent BetWarrior announces its full product launch powered by OMEGA Systems as lead platform provider, supporting the continued development of BetWarrior’s fully native mobile product. Disclosed this summer, BetWarrior is the new venture formed by former PokerStars executives Morten Tonnesen (CEO) and José del Pino (COO), detailing the firm’s mission statement of establishing BetWarrior as a leading mobile betting proposition within …

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