Technology

Puntt turns to pool dynamics to break new ground in esports wagering

New esports wagering incumbent Puntt will launch this February, seeking to become the first platform to deliver ‘esports betting player performance’ markets. The start-up is founded by the five-man Liverpool-based development studio of RPGG Media, a team looking to deliver effective esports wagering components across B2C and B2B verticals.  Backing Puntt’s mission statement, RPGG Media is led by former racing executive …

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SNAI Italia bolsters in-play muscle with Betgenius

SNAI, the flagship Italian sports betting property of Playtech Plc, has confirmed that it has renewed its partnership with Betgenius, expanding its services for content, odds and in-play wagering provisions. The partnership will see SNAI expand its in-play markets capacity integrating Betgenius’ live feed, securing improved odds and data coverage for hundreds of thousands of fixtures including all English Premier League …

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Start2Pay launches betting and gaming payout service

Specialist global payment provider Start2Pay has strengthened its product portfolio after launching a bespoke suite of payout products for betting and gaming. The new products, which will officially be launched at ICE London next week, have been designed to simplify payout processes, accelerate payment speed and extend the range of payout options available to operators. Start2Pay’s suite enables deposits and …

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BetConstruct chooses TruNarrative to monitor network compliance

Supplier of global financial crime protection services TruNarrative has been selected as BetConstruct’s new compliance lead, strengthening its transaction monitoring capabilities. Under the terms of the new partnership, BetConstruct will be able to strengthen its onboarding, risk, fraud and responsible gambling procedures by integrating TruNarrative ‘single platform’ KYC solutions. The agreement will allow Vbet and other operator partners on the …

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Social Media heads up BtoBet’s new betting channels

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Players will be able to place bets from Twitter or Facebook through Social Media Betting (SM Betting), a stand-out new component of BtoBet’s Neuron 3 platform. The new feature, said BtoBet, has been developed with the profile of today’s gambler in mind, but particularly the “strong tendencies to make use of social communicative platforms”. It confirmed that players can search …

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Magnus Hedman acquires ‘tennis ace’ Jasis for future 10Star venture

Tennis risk management and pricing modules provider Jasis (Jasis.co.uk) has confirmed that it has been acquired by industry figurehead Magnus Hedman. The London based outfit is set to form part of new technology enterprise ‘10Star’, which aims to launch in the ‘second quarter of 2021’ to provide betting software services for regulated market incumbents. Operating since 2012, Jasis has developed …

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Genius Sports Media & OtherLevels strike omni-channel marketing partnership

Genius Sports Media, the publishing and advertising arm of Genius Sports has partnered with marketing optimisation platform OtherLevels to develop a unified, omni-channel and personalised marketing solution for betting incumbents. The partnership will see Genius Sports Media become the exclusive distributor for direct sales of OtherLevels in-play messaging components for the betting sector. In addition, Genius Sports Media will bolster …

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Sportium upgrades entire security infrastructure with Dell EMC

Sportium, the flagship bookmaker property of Spanish gambling conglomerate Grupo CIRSA, has completed a network securities upgrade led by multinational IT infrastructure and engineering group Dell EMC. The project saw Sportium revamp its entire IT securities infrastructure operating across its network of 3,000 retail betting points servicing +8,000 wagering terminals. Sportium’s systems upgrade was led by Dell EMC’s technology security …

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Scientific Games adds three new employees to its leadership team

Scientific Games has strengthened its leadership team by announcing three new additions to the company.  Matt Wilson will join the company as Executive Vice President and Group Chief Executive in March, while Siobhan Lane will assume the position of Chief Commercial Officer next month. Connie James has assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer, having started on the 6th of …

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Nasdaq float sees Newgioco begin its new US-Italian identity

Ringing the opening bell of New York’s Nasdaq Exchange on Tuesday 14 January, Newgioco Group Chairman and CEO Michele Ciavarella stated that the sports betting group had begun its new life as a fully established Italian-American enterprise. The New York listing sees Ciavarella complete a two-year project transforming Newgioco’s business lines and restructuring the firm’s executive team, targeting rapid growth as …

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