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DraftKings seeks partners for US betting expansion

US daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings is reported to be seeking casino and leisure partners, with a view to expanding its future sports betting proposition. DraftKings leadership seeks to gain a competitive advantage over potential US market incumbents, as the Supreme Court reviews the repeal of federal PASPA provisions. This February, DraftKings declared its statement of intent on becoming a …

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Luckbox appoints Quentin Martin as first operations lead

Esports betting start-up Luckbox has confirmed the appointment of its first operations lead, hiring PokerStars’ Quentin Martin as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Seeking to launch its initial proprietary esports betting platform this 2018, Martin will be the key stakeholder in developing Luckbox’s operational framework supporting the firm’s future scale. Furthermore, Luckbox management detailed that Martin would lead the firm’s recruitment …

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Johan Styren launches ‘tech-first’ Dilanti Media

Johan Styren former CEO of LeoVegas and Valentin Alsen, ex-marketing lead for Catena Media have teamed up to launch Dilanti Media, a Malta-based industry marketing and player acquisition services provider. Dilanti Media is Styren’s first venture since leaving Stockholm-listed online gambling group LeoVegas AB in August 2017. Speaking to industry media, Styren has detailed that Dilanti will develop in-house technologies …

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Tipstrr announces new cryptocurrency at #bofcon2018

Tipstrr, the online betting tips service, announced a new sports tipster-focused cryptocurrency yesterday, at the Betting on Football 2018 conference. Named Tipcoin, it has been launched to alleviate a number of issues that had been identified by the West Midlands-based firm. Andy Jones, Tipstrr Technical Director, described the thought process behind the decision: “So the biggest barrier our users have, is the …

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Scientific Games grows German instant lottery offering

Scientific Games (SG) Corporation has announced a fresh five year contract related to the provision of lottery games and services for the southwest German state. Agreeing the deal with Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz GmbH, SG are to provide lottery instant titles and its Cooperative Services Program (CSP), for instant games management for the state and its approximately four million residents. Providing instant …

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Degree53 delivers premium sportsbook platform for Goldchip

Industry design, innovation and software development agency Degree53 has developed and launched an end-to-end sportsbook platform for private bookmaker Goldchip (Goldchip.com). Goldchip a traditional phone-based bookmaker for high net worth individuals had tasked Degree53 with ‘bringing its services into the digital space’. Undertaking the project, Manchester-based Degree53 has delivered Goldchip an entire operating system for its betting services, which include …

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Project11 to showcase Supponor’s DBR technology at #bofcon2018

Attendees at the upcoming Betting on Football Conference will be able to experience first-hand the DBR technology, currently utilised in La Liga to broadcast eight regional sets of perimeter advertising for the same match globally at 36 Real Madrid C.F. and F.C. Barcelona away matches. Sports marketing agency Project11’s successful business model encompassing its La Liga division and holding rights to …

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Tom Light to leave SBTech for new Blockchain venture

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SBTech’s Senior Vice-President of Business Development Tom Light is set to leave the group, after four years, to begin a fresh venture. Establishing his new undertaking, Light aims to unite blockchain and gambling by harnessing the power of cryptocurrency in a gaming and betting environment. Commenting on his next move, Light said: “I have really enjoyed working at SBTech and …

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Kazakhstan gets National Lottery courtesy of Scientific Games

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NASDAQ listed gambling technology suppliers Scientific Games Corporation, has announced that it is bringing lottery game entertainment to the Republic of Kazakhstan. Launching the National Lottery of Kazakhstan it was detailed that JSC Satty Zhuldyz is to operate the offering, after being awarded a 15 year contract, with Scientific Games serving as the exclusive supplier of all games, technology and …

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12BET ups customer engagement dynamics with Optimove

Seeking to bolster its customer retention, insights and engagement dynamics, Isle of Man and Philippines-based online sportsbook 12BET has appointed Optimove as its ‘customer marketing operations partner’. Utilising Optimove’s industry-tailored customer analytics and insights tools, 12BET will seek to enhance its customer activity, conversion, messaging and overall engagement across its digital verticals. Updating stakeholders, Rory Anderson Spokesman for 12BET states: …

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