Technology

SafeComply aims to deliver ‘SafeGuard – one touch compliance’ in 2019

Industry-specific, compliance software ‘SafeComply’ will launch this 2019, seeking to help industry stakeholders meet new compliance requirements and standards. The new software incumbent is founded by former Betsson AB Group Counsel Abby Rachel Cosgrave, who states that in 2019 industry operators will have to adjust to new compliance demands set across multiple jurisdictions. Cosgrave warns leadership, that the stakes are …

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Ladbrokes Coral launches ‘unified partnership programme’ with Income Access

Paysafe Group’s marketing subsidiary Income Access begins 2019 with a major coup announcing that Ladbrokes Coral (GVC Holdings) will relaunch its affiliate marketing programme utilising its platform and system provisions. Income Access reveals that it has been selected as lead affiliate marketing software for Ladbrokes, Coral and Gala brands operating across multiple international markets. Updating stakeholders, Anat Schlesinger – Marcom Manager at …

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Freddie Longe – IMG Arena will deliver fresh prospects for betting innovation

Last November, leading international sports marketing agency, publisher and data distributor IMG launched its industry-specific ‘IMG Arena’ division, seeking to deliver innovation and audience dynamics for all betting stakeholders. The standalone division is led by Freddie Longe Managing Director, who details to SBC how IMG Arena will utilise all active corporate components to shake-up betting’s legacy tech values and market propositions…  ________________ …

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Facebook restructures sports division for critical 2019

Facebook

Entering 2019, social media giant Facebook has moved to restructure its global sports division, which will be led by former NBA executive Dan Reed as Vice President of Global Sports/Media Partnerships. Facebook has previously stated its intent on growing exclusive sports partnerships and content, as the social media platform has reached peak user saturation. Furthermore, Facebook leadership has previously outlined …

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Nektan on course to ‘€ break-even’ in 2019

London AIM-listed igaming platform and games provider Nektan Plc has this morning published its Q2 2019 trading update (period ending 31 December) reporting record KPI growth, new commercial partnerships and progress on its US market foundations. Updating investors, Nektan reports record cash wagering across its active business verticals of £222 million, a £40 million increase (22% growth) on Q1 2019’s …

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‘True in-play personalisation’ – Graphyte AI founders seek to crack betting’s toughest nut

New industry data science and engineering development studio ‘Graphyte AI’ seeks to solve online betting’s ‘in-play customer personalisation conundrum’,  a key dynamic for sector leaders in 2019. Graphyte AI is founded by the enterprise team of former Ladbrokes Coral sports data and customer insights directors’ Damien Evans (CEO) and Rob Davis (CTO), delivering relevant personalised experiences administered within betting’s live environment, optimising end-to-end …

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Three more banks develop functions to block gambling transactions

Three more UK high-street banks have announced plans to allow customers to control and block particular payments via mobile applications, following Barclays’ lead. Lloyds, Santander, and RBS have approved proposals to develop payment-blocking functions that are set to affect transactions made in high street bookmakers and online betting sites and provide greater protections to those who have an issue with …

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SBTech targets increased US presence through Isaacs addition

Isaacs

Gavin Isaacs will use his “extensive network, knowledge and experience” of the US market to drive an increased presence for SBTech across the pond. The former Scientific Games CEO has become the new Non-Executive Chairman for SBTech, a sports betting and gaming technology supplier who reacted to last year’s PASPA repeal by striking several partnership agreements with leading casinos in …

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BtoBet’s African ‘know-how’ drives white label rollout for STM

STM

The first partner of BtoBet’s ‘White Label Certification Program’ will take the technology live with a number of African-facing operators ahead of this year’s ICE conference. STM Gaming has signed agreements with operators in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Sierra Leone and Tanzania to provide “a lite and simplified version” of the BtoBet platform. This platform features casino, live casino, poker and …

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Year in Review: Technology accelerates industry’s evolution

It was a year of firsts for operators, as technological advances provided a platform for innovation to improve the overall betting experience. The year saw the creation of new betting platforms, the introduction of cryptocurrencies and blockchains as well as the development of instant withdrawal capacities for Irish bookmakers. For the first time, FIFA rolled out the tournament-wide use if …

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