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Delasport clients get access to Kiron’s BetMan RGS platform

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Operators running on sports betting and iGaming software from Delasport will now have access to the BetMan RGS platform from Kiron Interactive, which provides them with a ‘rapid play betting experience’ across multiple virtual sports and number games.  The type of games offered as part of the BetMan platform deal, confirmed Kiron, include virtual football, horse and greyhound racing, and …

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Playtech suspends Chairman search after appointing Milne as interim board lead 

Playtech Plc has confirmed the appointment of Claire Milne as Interim Company Chair, succeeding Alan Jackson who chose to end his seven-year tenure as Chairman of the FTSE250 technology group at the start of the year. Assessing market dynamics interrupted by the global COVID-19 pandemic, Playtech detailed that it has chosen to delay its executive search for a new permanent …

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BUFF.bet weighs up IPO options after X-Bet.co merger

Esports wagering systems provider Ultraplay is set to significantly expand its existing relationship with operator XB Systems after entering an agreement to merge its lead B2C white label property BUFF.bet with X-Bet.co. For the past three years, Ultraplay has served as XB Systems main platform provider for X-Bet.co, establishing a brand that has become Ultraplay’s biggest network partner. In its …

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B2B plans on hold for Betsson despite strong Q1 opening

Betsson AB has reported a strong opening to 2020 trading, as the company moves to significantly expand its B2C portfolio and sportsbook capacities. Publishing its Q1 2020 trading update for the three month period ending 31 March, Betsson recorded group revenues of SEK 1,417m (€130m) – up 7% on corresponding Q1 2019’s SEK 1,333m. Betsson attributed growth during the period …

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888 integrates Golden Race virtuals in new partnership

888 has strengthened its virtual sports offering after teaming up with Golden Race ‘Beyond Virtuals’ to deliver a range of virtual sports games for its 888casino and 888sport platforms. Under the agreement, players at 888casino and 888sport will gain access to virtual sports betting events including more than 20 leagues and tournaments of 3D Virtual Football, 3D Horse Racing, Dog …

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Steven Armstrong, William Hill: Betting is the lead actor in combating high risk AML threats

As COVID-19 continues to change the regulatory landscape across the globe, the betting sector plays a key role in evolving and adapting AML procedures for all high-risk businesses.   Speaking to Payment Expert, William Hill’s Group Director of AML Steven Armstrong emphasised the importance of the industry’s ability to pull together when it comes to AML innovation.  Armstrong stated: “As an industry, …

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Scientific Games appoints Rich Schneider as group product strategy lead

Nasdaq gambling technology supplier Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed the appointment of Rich Schneider as Group Chief Product Officer (CPO). A key new hire for SGC, Schneider has joined the executive team from Australia ASX competitor Aristocrat, where he served as CPO leading creative studios, hardware and product development. Updating investors, SGC governance details that it has secured an ‘industry …

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UK Tote gains international ‘commingling pool ecosystem’ with Sportech

Entering a multi-year agreement, the new UK Tote Group is set to expand its international wagering capacity by utilising Sportech Plc systems and technologies.  The UK Tote will use Sportech’s flagship ‘Quantum System’ to enhance its commingling capabilities by securing data to Sportech’s global partnerships with leading race organisers such as The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC)  The Quantum system …

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RETAbet signs Golden Race virtual sports integration deal

Spanish operator RETAbet has reached an agreement to integrate any game from the Golden Race virtual sports portfolio, initially for the Spanish and Peruvian markets but in a deal open to future expansion.  The Golden Race content offer includes more than 20 virtual football leagues and tournaments, a great variety of races and number games, as well as other innovative …

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Scientific Games secures $100m in Q2 2020 costs savings 

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has outlined strong progress for its corporate contingency programme to navigate global COVID-19 headwinds, adding that it expects to secure ‘$100 million in cost savings during Q2 trading’. This morning, the Nasdaq technology group issued new guidance to investors on its COVID-19 contingency programme triggered on 31 March 2020.    Focusing on reducing workforce costs, SGC has …

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