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Metric Gaming secures $10 million series A funding US vision

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Las Vegas-based online sportsbook platform and real-time betting data services provider, Metric Gaming has confirmed that it has secured $10 million completing its ‘series A’ funding round. Founded in 2013 by an enterprise team led by Martin de Knijff, Metric Gaming seeks to become a leading developer of sports betting proprietary products and platform provisions, empowered by the use of …

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Scientific Games joins GLMS global integrity programme

Nasdaq-listed industry technology and systems supplier Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has become the first lottery betting supplier to join the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) programme. The GLMS programme is a lottery industry mutualized monitoring system on sports betting aimed at detecting and analysing suspicious betting activities that could question the integrity of sports competitions. The programme sees global lottery …

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European TV & Sports rocked by Comcast £30 billion takeover of Sky

The landscape of European media and sports is set to be disrupted, as this weekend US telecoms and entertainment giant Comcast won the blind-bid to take majority control of Sky Plc. Tabling a £29.7 billion offer at £17.29 per share, Comcast won the blind auction for Sky hosted by the UK Takeover Panel, completing European Media’s biggest ever acquisition. Led …

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GVC rolls out proprietary Ladbrokes Coral gaming content

FTSE-listed gambling group GVC Holdings has launched the first titles developed by its proprietary Manchester games studio ‘CR Games’, across its multi-brand portfolio. Updating the market, a catalogue of 20 new games will be made available across the casino properties of bwin, Party Gaming and Sportingbet brands.  GVC will launch its initial CR Games inventory across its ‘dotcom markets’, seeking …

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Kevin Sheehan terminates Scientific Games governance contract

Nasdaq-listed gambling technology group Scientific Games Corporate (SGC) has confirmed that former Chief Executive Kevin Sheehan and corporate legal advisor Viet D Dinh will no longer serve on the firm’s board of directors. Issuing an SEC filing, Scientific Games reveals that both Sheehan and Dinh have departed the company this September, choosing to terminate their governance roles. Kevin Sheehan had served as …

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VSoftCo expands virtual network with Virtus Sports content partnership

Industry virtual sports content and systems provider VSoftCo Ltd has confirmed that it has entered a multi-year strategic partnership with Virtus Sports, in which both parties will expand their operating networks. The partnership will see VSoftCo integrate Virtus Sports entire virtual sports portfolio across its active partner platform. VSoftCo management details that its global VS network will be significantly amplified …

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Squash PSA seeks to widen appeal through FeedConstruct’s – Friendship Platform

Gambling technology and systems provider BetConstruct has announced the first partnership for its new sports data-feed solution ‘FeedConstruct’, integrating the video content of the Professional Squash Association – PSA. Updating the market, BetConstruct has agreed to deliver PSA Tour and PSA World Challenger Tour live video content across its new ‘FeedConstruct – Friendship Platform’ on a client pay-to-view basis. The …

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The Stars Group gains seamless payments edge with MuchBetter app

Toronto TSX-listed The Stars Group Inc has expanded its customer payment options, adding the services of online gambling specific e-wallet provider MuchBetter. The Stars Group has Incorporated the MuchBetter app as a new payment option, available to customers across its flagship PokerStars brand and digital subsidiaries PokerStars Casino and BetStars sportsbook. The MuchBetter app seeks to become the most seamless …

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Racing Post B2B launches ‘original content’ Sports API

The Racing Post’s B2B division has placed original content at the forefront of its new ‘Sports API’ revamp, seeking to drive consumer-to-client engagement across multiple verticals. Launching its new API capacities, Racing Post B2B will provider original quality content on over 20 sports spanning over 5,000 events annually. “High-quality, original content is a proven powerful tool to increase search engine …

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Structural change sees Perform rebrand to DAZN Group

Perform Group has undertaken a corporate branding and structural overhaul, to better communicate the firm’s new business identity following a number of enterprise changes. As a business Perform Group rebrands to ‘DAZN Group’ and splits its operating structure into two divisions; DAZN and Perform Content. Moving forward, DAZN will act as the consumer-facing property of the company, servicing its flagship …

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