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CheckdMedia launches ‘Fantasy Hub’ seeking to disrupt all fantasy football engagements

Sports betting affiliate marketing publisher CheckdMedia has expanded its product portfolio, launching its ‘Fantasy Hub’ app, seeking to further engage with new and existing UK football audiences. Made available through iOS and Android, the Fantasy Hub is a free-to-play app produced by CheckdMedia’s newly formed ‘CheckdDevelopment’ unit seeking to tap into the publisher’s network of football communities, who engage regularly …

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Optimove expands real-time dynamics to help betting meet new marketing demands

Optimove has expanded its industry-centric capabilities focusing on enhancing operators real-time engagements and customer reporting functions. The supplier of digital marketing optimisation and customer retention tools has expanded its ‘Marketing Hub’ provisions specifically for sector stakeholders, who are now required to engage in ‘real-time campaign’ monitoring, decision making and compliance dynamics to meet the sector’s enhanced responsibility and sustainability agenda. “Realtime …

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Visionary Paul Gauselmann celebrates 60-years in gaming

On Monday 26 August, Paul Gauselmann – founder of German gaming machines conglomerate Gauselmann Group (Merkur Gaming) – celebrated his 85th birthday and six decades working in the gambling sector. The industry figurehead, referred to in Germany as ‘the Pope of the amusement business’, is recognised as one of the top German post-war industrialists, having grown Gauselmann into the lead supplier of …

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Wager promises to conquer betting’s social conundrum

London start-up ‘Wager’ will become the latest incumbent to tackle betting’s ‘social wagering conundrum’ after launching its propitiatory product on the Apple App Store. The enterprise founded by Oxford University graduates Leo Barnes and Elliot Robinson seeks to move wagering away from traditional bookmaker markets by tapping into betting’s ‘growing social trends’. Launching its app, Wager believes that it has …

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B2B and SNAITECH growth gives Playtech confidence in future prospects

Publishing its 2019 interim results (period ending 30 June), Playtech Plc has underlined its confidence in delivering on full-year expectations and strategic targets. Recording a 68% increase in group revenues to €736 million (H12018: €436m), Playtech highlighted growth across its ‘Core B2B Gambling’ division and the integration of SNAITECH Italia assets as key performance drivers. The FTSE250 technology group detailed that …

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SuperBet makes Zagreb its new technology home acquiring Axilis studio

Croatian tech news source Netokracija.com has reported that Romanian betting group SuperBet Group has acquired Zagreb-based technology development studio Axilis. The acquisition will see Axilis become the lead development hub of SuperBet’s planned proprietary sportsbook platform launch. Both companies maintain an existing working relationship, with Axilis having led the frontend redevelopment of SuperBet new website, which was launched in ‘beta …

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‘Provably Fair’ CSGOEmpire winning skins integrity battle

‘Fair skin betting operator’ CSGOEmpire has launched a new ‘match betting’ product to complement its popular roulette game. Launched in 2016, CSGOEmpire seeks to lead the esports market in relation to ‘skin wagering’ dynamics, a controversial element of esports which sees players compete to win virtual goods or currencies (referred to as skins) that hold no material value. In its mission …

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Pinnacle launches its new vision with ‘Future View’ upgrade

Low-margin bookmaker Pinnacle has enhanced its all-round customer engagement capacities by launching its ‘Future View’ website, an initiative it states will act as the company’s ‘foundation for future growth’. Marked as a core project undertaken for 2019, the Future View website offers Pinnacle customers an optimised desktop and mobile experience catering for deeper engagement delivered through enhanced personalisation features. Paris …

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Superliga Argentina set for advanced protection

Genius Sports has teamed up with Superliga Argentina, the premier football competition of Argentina, to launch its comprehensive integrity and official data strategy. The partnership will see Genius Sports provide the league with an advanced level of protection against both match-fixing and betting-related corruption. This will be done by way of monitoring and reviewing integrity strategies and existing rules, with …

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Connexi and Athlete Media join forces to optimise global sports market

Sports agency The Athlete Media Group has partnered with new sports technology platform Connexi to form a strategic partnership which aims to enhance the global sports marketplace. The partnership aims to better connect brands with sports rights holders’ assets, whilst further developing deeper evaluations of professional athletes’ profile and coverage. Founded in 2016 by sports-tech Rory Stewart-Richardson, the Connexi platform provides …

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