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Playtech leads ‘omni upgrade’ of Wplay Colombia

Playtech Plc has detailed further information on its ‘long-term’ technology agreement with Aquila Global, operator of ‘Wplay Colombia’, which was confirmed this morning in the FTSE250 firm’s latest trading update. Servicing Aquila Global, Playtech will act as ‘strategic technology lead’ integrating its omni-channel systems and further marketing services for the flagship Wplay property. Wplay operates Colombia’s biggest retail betting network …

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Mariam Pashinyan: Digitain – Yerevan ‘DigiTown’ to nurture Armenia’s top talent

This October, industry platform and systems provider Digitain announced that it would establish its ‘DigiTown’ enterprise hub in its hometown of Yerevan Armenia. Digitain market research lead Mariam Pashinyan details to SBC the importance of the start-up directive to help Armenia nurture its fast growth tech and IT sectors. ________________ SBC: Hi Mariam, can you detail to SBC readers the …

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Singular aims to dominate in-play trends by launching new sportsbook

Industry bespoke systems provider Singular will launch and showcase its new ‘4th generation’ proprietary sportsbook platform at next week’s SIGMA Malta conference (27-29 November). A key product launch for 2020, Singular has developed its platform to optimise client performance when engaging with players in in-play environments. In its product notes, Singular details that its revamped sportsbook provisions will allow for …

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Playtech points to ‘strong core’ as TradeTech struggles

Publishing its latest year-to-date trading update, the governance of Playtech Plc has disclosed that full-year adjusted EBITDA will be below market consensus, despite the firm’s ‘core business’ segments continuing to perform strongly. The FTSE250 technology group attributes its earnings slowdown to financial unit ‘TradeTech’, which expects 2019 results to be ‘well below management expectations’. Updating investors, Playtech governance informs that …

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William Hill US expands Vegas profile by acquiring CG Technology sportsbooks

Further to publishing its Q3 trading statement this morning, FTSE bookmaker William Hill confirms that its ‘US division’ will expand its Las Vegas footprint by acquiring the sportsbook assets of CG Technology. CG Technology has operated Nevada-based sportsbooks since 2009, establishing six luxury wagering premises in The Venetian, The Palazzo, The Cosmopolitan, Palms Resort, the Tropicana and Silverton Casino. Furthermore, …

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EPG boosts money transfer options for countries in Africa

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Euro Payment Group (EPG) has integrated a number of new payments solutions for emerging markets across Africa.  This is after EPG secured global partnerships which also enable the repatriation, or settlement of funds processed in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Ghana to a European bank account. “Working with leading local partners is fundamental for us to facilitate domestic …

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DGOJ reduces red-tape for Spanish tech incumbents

The DGOJ, Spain’s regulatory authority for gambling, has streamlined its approval procedures for technical and operational changes to reduce administrative burdens placed on regulated market incumbents’ tech and product development. Updating the market, the DGOJ confirms that it has reorganised its ‘approval procedure’ attached to the modifications of games, platforms and data centres, which will no longer require authorisation by …

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Sports VCs back Mercurius Milan as betting’s hottest prospect

Milan-based start-up Mercurius, sports betting data science enterprise confirms that it has raised €500,000 completing its second round of venture capital funding. Mercurius is founded by the engineering trio of Fabrizio Machella (CEO), Lorenzo Malanga (Data Science Chief) and Mario Ciardulli (CMO) seeking to develop new algorithms and components treating sports betting as a ‘new alternative asset class’ open to …

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Rank smooths verification with SafeCharge’s ‘ID Manager’

London-listed Rank Group Plc has deepened its ongoing agreement with payment systems provider SafeCharge to incorporate its ‘Identity Manager’ solution, enabling a smooth and secure verification process for consumers. Using the Nuvei company’s payment solutions to improve conversions and secure customer data since 2014, the heightened link-up includes identity verification to enable a seamless, automated and compliant method of on-boarding customers quickly and …

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GiG gearing up for 2020 data drive

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) will expand its product portfolio through new vertical ‘GiG Data’ – the firm’s soon to be launched ‘next generation’ data platform. Inbound for 2020, GiG Data will be fully integrated with GiG’s lead industry platform solution ‘GiG Core’ and made available for third-party integrations. In its product notes, GiG details that it industry-tailored data solution …

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