Technology

Tabcorp promotes AI to tackle problem gambling

Artificial intelligence as a means of tackling problem gambling has been announced by Tabcorp Holdings as one of the ways the group has tried to adopt more socially responsible policies in 2018, as announced in its Corporate Responsibility Review published today. The predictive risk analytics technology was rolled out by the group to analyse the wagering behaviour of individuals, and …

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In-play betting study highlights links to negative immersive behaviour

New research released has revealed that people who engage in live betting on sporting events show increased involvement in watching live sport, but also drink more alcohol and show a higher incidence of problem gambling behaviours. The collaborative study between Nottingham Trent and Bilbao University examined the motivations behind the consumption of sport by fans, and how emotional involvement in …

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Tech focused 888 confident of delivering on 2018 expectations

The governance of London-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings, has issued a ‘pre-close 2018’ trading statement detailing that it is confident of achieving its full-year corporate targets and expectations. “The second half of the financial year has seen 888 deliver further progress against the Group’s strategic objectives. Consequently, the Board remains confident that adjusted EBITDA for the full year will …

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Instant payment from MuchBetter to lift Casumo conversion

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MuchBetter has struck a new deal to provide players on Casumo with a new instant deposit and payout option. The iGaming payments company will also lower the transaction costs for the online casino through applying its unique commercial model, whereby operators are only charged based on each player’s net balance over a month. With the MuchBetter e-wallet, players can instantly …

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Critical 2019 sees Scientific Games restructure lottery & digital leadership

Targeting aggressive expansion in 2019, the governance of Nasdaq-listed industry technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has moved to restructure its executive leadership teams. Issuing a market update, SGC confirms three executive promotions impacting its SG Lottery and Digital divisions. Entering 2019, SG Lottery unit will be led by Patrick McHugh, current Senior Vice President of Global Lottery Systems, who …

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Kiron Powers first virtual golf game in partnership with SSE

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UpNdown Virtual golf, the “first of its kind instant-win golf game”, will be made available to operators in January through Kiron’s BetMan Online RGS – largest suite of virtual sports games in the market. For its latest release, the virtual games provider has partnered with SingleShot Entertainment (SSE), a company known for collecting and analysing data around professional golf and cue …

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Alessandro Fried – BtoBet likes Buenos Aires’ fresh prospects

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BtoBet Chief Executive Alessandro Fried has stated that his firm’s executive team are monitoring Buenos Aires (Argentina) movements closely. This December, led by BA Governor Maria Eugenia Vidal, Buenos Aires’ executive secured the votes needed to revamp the province’s gambling frameworks, passing legislation that will regulate online gambling services within Argentina’s largest province. Fried welcomes the first initiatives to develop …

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R&D focused Novomatic appoints ‘trusted hand’ Bartholomäus Czapkiewicz as Group CSO

Seeking to bolster its research & development capabilities, industry technology supplier and games manufacturer Novomatic AG has confirmed the promotion of Bartholomäus Czapkiewicz as its new Group Chief Systems Officer (CSO). A Novomatic executive since 2008, Czapkiewicz has served the Austrian gambling technology group in number of senior executive positions, successfully delivering on key multi-national technology projects. In addition to …

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BETR sportsbook app gets design and navigation uplift

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Blockchain-based BETR has released a new client version of its app –https://bet.betrodds.io, designed to be more familiar to traditional sportsbook users. It is another update to the app first released ahead of the FIFA World Cup in June 2018, just four months after the close of the company’s Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Since then, the app – which provided one of the first …

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Oddslife clients to offer huge jackpot prizes through RISQ deal

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Sports fans engagement platform Oddslife will introduce support for free-to-play (FTP) prediction games with large jackpot prizes after striking a new deal with RISQ. With ever increasing competition around product functionality, and with marketing costs soaring due to bonuses and free bets, FTP games have emerged as an alternative solution to the more traditional marketing techniques. Through their use, operators …

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