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Scientific Games protects executive team as Perelman mulls selling majority stake

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has adopted new controls to protect the firm’s leadership structures should majority investor Ronald Perelman move to fully divest his shareholding in the Nasdaq-listed gambling technology group. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. Issuing a SEC filing, SGC governance revealed that it had updated its …

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Kambi takes control of Churchill Downs BetAmerica sportsbook

Kambi Group Plc has secured a major US market commercial agreement in becoming the lead betting technology supplier for Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) ‘BetAmerica’ sportsbook property. The announcement sees Kambi replace SBTech as BetAmerica’s lead sportsbook technology partner, as CDI’s marquee venture aims to become ‘America’s preeminent racing, online wagering and entertainment company’. Expanding its US footprint, Kambi has secured a …

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Xtremepush secures ‘OpenMarket’ supplier accreditation  

Xtremepush, a supplier of multi-channel marketing solutions and customer engagement tools, has achieved a major industry objective by securing its validation as a Scientific Games’ (SG) ‘OpenMarket’ partner. The development sees Xtremepush’s full suite of marketing tools for customer personalisation and campaign targeting made available to SG partners through OpenMarket  – the Nasdaq technology group’s ‘one-stop marketplace’ for online gambling  …

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Soft2Bet continues new market drive with Irokobet launch

Igaming white-label services provider Soft2Bet has unveiled ‘Irokobet’ as its latest online casino and sportsbook property, targeting growth within New Zealand and further African markets.  Irokobet marks Soft2Bet’s 20th white label partner launch, with the software provider operating a roster of online sportsbooks and casinos including CampoBet, Wazamba and Frumzi. Seeking to expand Irokobet within underpenetrated markets such as New Zealand, …

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Kambi takes full control of LeoVegas sportsbook portfolio

Kambi Group Plc has confirmed that it has secured an expanded client agreement with LeoVegas AB which will see it power sportsbook provisions for its BetUK and 21.co.uk subsidiary brands. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. The contract expansion is secured as both parties agree terms on a new …

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MoneyMatrix boosts wire transfer options by integrating Klarna’s Sofort

EveryMatrix’s industry-tailored payment processing gateway MoneyMatrix has amplified its customer payment options by integrating Sofort solutions. A core technology subsidiary of Swedish e-credit and e-commerce software provider Klarna, the company ‘recognised as Europe’s highest valued Fintech’, Sofort allows digital merchants to optimise their online bank transfer capabilities. Built on proprietary technology, Sofort allows for online customers to make instant wire …

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BtoBet refines African SMS payment options with Tola Mobile 

BtoBet has has formed a strategic partnership with Tola Mobile to amplify its payment processing capacities for new and established African betting markets. The partnership is marked as a key strategic directive by BtoBet, as it moves to integrate Tola Mobile’s ‘Wallet API’ system across its tailored African platform, allowing bookmaker partners a greater depth of localised payment solutions. Since 2011, …

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UKGC hails ‘delivered efficiencies’ of its revamped licence maintenance service 

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has hailed the success of its revamped ‘online service’ which has helped licensed incumbents manage and maintain their compliance obligations.  The service, which was launched in November 2019, provided a digital hub for companies to manage all provisions related to their personal licence maintenance processes.  Since its launch, the UKGC revealed that it has drastically …

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Betgenius expands virtual sports range with Kiron

Sports betting data and platform provider,  Betgenius has confirmed that it has added Kiron Interactive’s full suite of virtual sports games to its sportsbook partner offering. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. Securing a new partnership, Betgenius will provide its sportsbook clients access to Kiron’s full range of ‘24/7 …

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IMG Arena nets major media extension with Brazil’s Liga Nacional de Basquete

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Global sports betting content hub and innovation studio, IMG ARENA has confirmed that it has secured a six-season extension to its global live-streaming partnership with  Liga Nacional de Basquete (LNB), Brazil’s highest tier of professional basketball. The new deal covers an increased number of NBB matches and the Copa Super 8. Launched in December 2008, the LNB brought together the …

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