Technology

FSB accelerates growth strategy with £23m Clairvest Toronto backing

FSB

Industry sports betting and turnkey platform provider FSB Technology (FSB) has accelerated its enterprise strategy, having secured £23 million in working capital from Toronto TSX-listed private equity firm Clairvest Group Inc. The growth equity investment sees Clairvest become the majority investor in FSB, as the technology firm seeks to expand its platform services across regulated markets to help industry incumbents …

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Highlight Games continues ‘SOCCERBET’ momentum with Snaitech Italia

Highlight Games has landed a major coup by securing Italian legacy gambling group Snaitech as the latest industry incumbent to offer its ‘SOCCERBET’ product across retail, online and mobile verticals. Bolstering its virtual sports provisions, Snaitech will launch Highlight Games’ flagship product across its entire gambling portfolio. It will be available to Snaitech customers in both league and single match formats …

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Chris Armes leads new look GiG executive tech team

Supporting its corporate ambitions of becoming the global leader in online gambling B2C and B2B technology provisions, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has moved to restructure its executive technology leadership team. This morning GiG governance confirms that appointment of Chris Armes as Chief Information Officer (CIO), joining the Stockholm-listed enterprise from rival SG Digital, where he formerly served as Chief Technology …

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New player BetWarrior debuts powered by OMEGA Systems

New industry incumbent BetWarrior announces its full product launch powered by OMEGA Systems as lead platform provider, supporting the continued development of BetWarrior’s fully native mobile product. Disclosed this summer, BetWarrior is the new venture formed by former PokerStars executives Morten Tonnesen (CEO) and José del Pino (COO), detailing the firm’s mission statement of establishing BetWarrior as a leading mobile betting proposition within …

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Colossus Bets launches ‘Conscious Colossus’ charity directive

Colossus Bets, the supplier of next-generation betting pools and global sports jackpots, has announced the formal launch of its ‘Conscious Colossus’ charitable campaign. The betting technology group underlines a commitment to supporting ‘three nominated charities’; Alive and Kicking, the Greyhound Trust and YGAM, with ‘Conscious Colossus’ covering critical causes from the advancement of sports within communities to responsible gambling education and …

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bet365 secures deep integration with Racing Post mobile

The Racing Post has announced that it will integrate bet365 wagering markets across its free iOS mobile app and mobile website. The integration will allow readers to place bets on horseracing and greyhounds with bet365 without leaving the Racing Post app. bet365 becomes the latest bookmaker to integrate into Racing Post mobile inventory, joining William Hill, Ladbrokes, Coral and Paddy Power. Racing Post details the …

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Russell Karp: DataArt – US betting faces a UX ‘culture clash’ challenge…

Does the betting industry recognise its prominent ‘UX challenge’ developing and delivering its initial product propositions for the liberalised US sports betting market post-PASPA.   Russell Karp Vice President of Media & Entertainment at DataArt, details to SBC audiences that effective European UX strategies cannot be simply transferred to a US playing field, without stakeholders undertaking their homework on multiple …

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Stanleybet’s Magellan Robotech gets new LATAM commercial lead

Magellan Robotech, the B2B virtual games subsidiary of Stanleybet, has moved to strengthen its South American commercial capacity by appointing Antonio Salord as regional sales manager. Salord has formerly acted as Stanleybet Director of Business Development for Peru, and will takeover the strategic commercial development of Magellan Robotech products and services across LATAM territories. Founded in 2014, Magellan Robotech is the fast growth …

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Codere appoints ‘transformation pro’ Luis Sanchez Serrano to lead digitisation strategy

Bolsa Madrid gambling group Codere SA has confirmed the appointment of Luis Sanchez Serrano as new Corporate Director for Technology and Digitisation. A fresh face to the gambling sector, Sanchez Serrano is a 23-year veteran of the Spanish financial services industry, having led technology and innovation divisions for Liberbank, Bankinter and Banco Espirito Santo Portugal. Moving forward the executive will …

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BetConstruct unveils voice activated gaming assistant Hoory

Hoory

BetConstruct has initiated a “new innovative approach to sports betting and gaming personalization” through the launch of virtual assistant Hoory. The industry software provider held a presentation in Amsterdam on 16 July to officially launch Hoory, which has been designed to help players navigate an operator’s website. Through a beta version on Vbet, BetConstruct’s B2C online sportsbook brand, guests were …

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