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OPTIMA hits compliance high points for GLI-33 certification

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OPTIMA has achieved Gaming Labs International (GLI) certification GLI-33 for its OPTIMAMGS™ sports betting and gaming system. Meanwhile, the award-winning betting technology supplier also secured GLI certification to service the re-regulated gambling market in Sweden, after passing special checks around player protection and self exclusion systems. This Swedish go-ahead arrives just a week after the company obtained the certification to …

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FIBA deepens partnership commitment with Genius Sports

World governing body for professional basketball FIBA has extended and its legacy partnership with Genius Sports, covering multiple data and technology disciplines. Expanding a partnership that has existed since 2004, FIBA and Genius Sports will continue to work closely together improving professional basketball’s data and digital infrastructures, providing support to over ‘200 leagues and federations worldwide’. New partnership directives, see …

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GVC expands Optimove CRM dynamics across global group portfolio

FTSE100 online gambling group GVC Holdings Plc has renewed and extended its CRM and marketing partnership with ‘relationship marketing hub’ Optimove. Updating the market, GVC will move to extend Optimove marketing provisions and tools across its enlarged brand portfolio, which will include servicing UK Gala brands and new US MGM joint venture Roar Digital. Optimove has served as GVC’s lead CRM …

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BetBlocker develops mobile feature to block gambling sites

Launching a new subscription-free service, BetBlocker has developed a new mobile feature which allows punters to restrict gambling-related apps on Android devices and desktops.  The tool comes as a new bid to support punters that have experienced gambling related harm. Users are able to restrict their devices from accessing over 5,900 gambling operator websites, and over 1,000 mobile applications.  Manager …

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Kambi secures Rank renewal with further Enracha mandate

UK legacy gambling operator Rank Group Plc has expanded its existing sportsbook technology and systems arrangement with Kambi Group Plc to cover sports betting provisions for its Spanish market ‘Enracha‘ brand. Since 2016, Kambi has served as lead online sportsbook platform and software supplier for Rank’s flagship Grosvenor property, powering the relaunch of ‘Grosvenor Sport’ domain for Rank Interactive. Following a …

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Colossus Bets signs landmark cash-out agreement with AmWager

Colossus Bets, a supplier of next-generation pool betting markets, has announced a further major US coup, after confirming that simulcast racing services provider AmWest Entertainment (AmWager) will become the first US-licensed racing incumbent to offer cash-out capabilities. Maintaining multiple US racetrack partnerships, AmWest offers an extensive range of ‘Advanced Deposit Wagering ADW’ provisions for US racing customers. Beginning with UK and …

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Better Collective powers NJ.com wagering content

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate Better Collective AB has made new US market inroads after undertaking a ‘technology and content’ led partnership with NJ Advance Media LCC. The strategic partnership will see NJ Advance’s New Jersey news platform NJ.com integrate Better Collective content and technology provisions, delivered through Better Collective’s flagship bettingexpert.com platform. The collaboration sees Better Collective content and information power New …

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DraftKings debuts ‘Flash Bet’ tool for Wimbledon 2019

DraftKings’ has upped its ‘live betting and instant win’ capacities for sportsbook customers after launching its ‘Flash Bet’ tool. The US bookmaker, which at present operates mobile and retail sportsbook services for the states of New Jersey and Mississippi, will make ‘Flash Bet’ wagering available for Wimbledon 2019 markets. The new wagering tool allows DraftKings sportsbook customers to ‘place live, …

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France Pari nets BNP Paribas venture support for Sportnco B2B ambitions

French sports betting technology incumbent France Pari has boosted is capital structure, confirming that multi-national investment bank BNP Paribas has acquired a minority shareholding in its business. Updating the market, France Pari governance confirms that BNP Paribas’ enterprise investment unit ‘BNP Paribas Developpment’ has undertaken a €2 million investment in the company, with proceeds used to enhance its B2B Sportnco …

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PaySafe launches ‘US Rapid Transfer’ seeking to deliver instant conversion dynamics

Advancing its US position, digital payments technology firm PaySafe Group has confirmed that it will launch its ‘Rapid Transfer’ product through subsidiary Skrill USA. An established product within 18 European countries, Rapid Transfer is Paysafe’s ‘proprietary built’ instant bank transfer technology, which allows merchants to offer ‘instant secure onsite transactions’, increasing all-around customer conversions. In addition to facilitating merchant payment …

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