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Scientific Games expands SISAL contract to cover Morocco

Scientific Games has announced it will supply and deploy lottery instant games, e-instant digital games and WAVE lottery retailer terminals to Italian gambling group SISAL SPA‘s Moroccan business subsidiary starting this month. This deal represents an important step in the company’s objective of dramatically growing its footprint in the rapidly developing African lottery market. Scientific Games will provide e-instant games …

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Low6 taps new investors for ambitious 2021 growth drive 

Mobile betting games and app developer Low6 has secured a new £1.5 million funding round, strengthening the firm’s 2021 IPO prospects.    This morning, London AIM-listed technology fund Pires Investments Plc disclosed that it had participated in Low6’s latest share subscription, securing ‘6667 ordinary shares in Low 6 Limited at a price of £30 per share for a total consideration of …

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No going back: The lasting impact of COVID-19 on payments

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There is no possibility of retracing the changes to the payments industry in 2020, said AstroPay CEO Mikael Lijtenstein (pictured), as he explains the quick rise in popularity for all forms of digital payments – and predicts a starring role for digital wallets. COVID-19 has affected societies and economies all over the globe. In fact, it is fair to say …

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Internet Vikings scales up Domain Management team with Andreas Soll

Internet Vikings scales up Domain Management team with Andreas Soll

Internet Vikings, a specialist provider of technology and software solutions for igaming and online betting operators, has strengthened its team with the appointment of Andreas Soll who will lead the commercial unit of their Domain Management department. Having been involved in the domain industry since 1999, Internet Vikings has lauded Soll as a ‘valuable asset’ for the company as a …

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W2 forms tech alliance with Crucial Compliance ahead of critical 2021

Digital KYC, compliance and risk assessment solutions provider W2 Data has formed a strategic partnership with Gibraltar-based igaming consultancy Crucial Compliance. The partnership will focus on delivering custom-made data solutions for licensed igaming operators, allowing brands and subsidiaries to navigate multi-regulatory complexities and further optimise their operations and customer services servicing multiple jurisdictions. Recognised as a leading developer of compliance …

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OmegaLab expands Fintech solutions for European market

OmegaLab expands Fintech solutions for European market

OmegaLab, a custom iGaming software provider, will expand its technology solutions for the Fintech market by developing new software for its European clients. Based in Amsterdam, OmegaLab has amassed more than 15 years of experience in supporting bookmakers and iGaming companies to deliver a responsive player experience, with cross-device support to enhance web, mobile and native applications. The expansion of …

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William Hill IT lead Sarah Lucas recognised as top tech leader  

Sarah Lucas, William Hill’s head of IT infrastructure and cloud tech projects, has been recognised by IT publisher ‘Computing‘ (Incisive Media) as one of UK tech’s most dynamic and influential executives.  Computing commended Lucas, naming her the ‘Hero of the Year’ for its prestigious ‘Women in Tech Excellence Awards’, which recognises the UK’s top female IT talents with the aim …

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Tote secures £20m for new product roadmap beyond racing

A reformed UK Tote Group has raised a reported £20 million from existing shareholders to diversify its products and technologies beyond the firm’s legacy dependence on racing fixtures. Sky News ‘City Edition’ reported that Tote shareholders had agreed to back the firm’s new product roadmap, as the Tote eyes ‘an expansion into football betting to strengthen the company’s balance sheet’. …

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1account: Driving revenues through effective KYC solutions

1account: Driving revenues through effective KYC solutions

Utilising effective KYC and player ID systems can help betting and gaming operators to increase the number of verified players, and ultimately drive revenues. That’s according to 1account, a company shortlisted in the Fraud and Compliance Solution of the Year category for the SBC Awards 2020 (Wednesday 9 December), having been recognised for its KYC and age verification solution. The …

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BMIT strengthens innovation muscle investing in EBO Ai

Malta-based IT services and enterprise solutions provider BMIT Technologies has acquired a stake in AI automation studio EBO Ltd (EBO.ai) to accelerate the development of its igaming centric business support technologies.  BMIT maintains a prior working relationship with EBO, which led the development of AI functionalities for BMIT’s ‘CX Virtual Agent’, the firm’s new automated customer service support solution launched …

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