Tag Archives: Austria

Digitain launches new online sportsbook with Tipp1

Digitain has continued its expansion into new markets by launching a new online sportsbook with Austria-based operator Tipp1.com. The site will be powered by Digitain’s fully-managed sportsbook platform, which offers odds on 65 different sports, taking in 7,500 leagues, and more than 3,000 betting markets. It also covers 28,000 live events a month. As part of the deal, which was …

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Marketing expenses outpace revenue growth for Bet-at-home

Bet-at-home enjoyed a successful third quarter in part due to the European Championships, but it still saw its marketing expenses outpace gross gaming revenue growth for the nine months to September. The Austrian, German and Eastern European-facing operator saw gross gaming revenues for the nine-month rise nearly 15% to €100.4m. Net revenue after gaming taxes and VAT rose 13.5% to …

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Novomatic charges Euro Games Technology with slot plagiarism lawsuit

Austrian gambling technology provider Novomatic Group (Novomatic) has filed a plagiarism lawsuit against Bulgarian slots and games manufacturer Euro Games Technology (Euro Games). Filing its lawsuit within the Berlin District Court, Novomatic governance has charged Sofia-based Euro Games of ‘systematically and unfairly’ copying functions and titles of its games inventory. Novomatic governance specifically questions the Euro Games slot titles of …

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Austria Eishockey Liga signs up to Sportradar Fraud Detection System

Austria’s Erste Bank Eishockey Liga announces a partnership that will see the leaders in match fixing monitoring and detection Sportradar provide its Fraud Detection System to the league. Under the terms of the 2 years contract, which was finalized with the support of Austria’s Play Fair Code, Sportradar will monitor the regular season and play-off games for each season – …

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Playtech boosts omni-channel capabilities with Best Gaming Technology acquisition

FTSE-listed Playtech Plc continues to strengthen its position within the sports betting market by confirming to acquire Best Gaming Technology for €138 million (£115 million). The ‘all-cash’ acquisition sees Playtech secure a 90% stake in the Vienna-based company, which specialises in retail based sports betting provisions, risk/ liability management and multi-channel odds feeds.   The announced deal will see BGT …

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Mediatech Solutions launches SKS365 in Spain

Omni-channel gaming platform provider, Mediatech Solutions, has agreed a deal with SKS365 to launch the PlanetWin365 brand in Spain. The agreement has seen Mediatech integrate SKS365’s existing in-house pre-match and live betting sportsbook into the Mediatech platform. Working alongside SKS365, Mediatech has also ensured PlanetWin365 is tailored to the specific regulatory requirements of the Spanish market. PlanetWin365 also offers slots …

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Roberto Carlos joins planetwin365 as brand ambassador

Brazilian football legend and former Real Madrid superstar Roberto Carlos has signed a three-year agreement to become brand ambassador for the European gaming brand planetwin365 in Spain. After recently launching online operations in the Spanish market, the Austrian-Maltese bookmaker is joining forces with the 42-year-old, considered one of the best left backs in football history. Apart from advertising rights for …

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Teufelberger & Bodner face Austrian corruption charges relating to Turkish licence bribery

Austrian news sources have reported that former Bwin leaders Manfred Bodner and Norbert Teufelberger are facing charges of bribery relating to the firm’s 2007 application for a sports betting licence for Turkey. The former Bwin executives have been accused by a Vienna public prosecutor of paying €2.25 million in order to bribe Turkish officials. Bodner and Teufelberger are set to …

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Playtech signs deal with Austrian poker network win2day

Omni-channel gaming software and services supplier, Playtech, has agreed terms with win2day to take over supply of Austria’s regulated online poker network.   The initial three-year deal will see Playtech work closely with the Austrian Lotteries and Casinos Austria-owned win2day brand to replace existing suppliers and deliver a bespoke desktop and mobile-enabled poker platform for the country’s only regulated network.  Playtech …

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Casinos Austria shareholders planning legal action

Reuters is reporting that a group of Czech investors is to take action against Austria’s Finance Ministry after failing to increase its ownership of gaming operator Casinos Austria. The investors already own 11.3% through a joint venture called Austrian Gaming Holding (AGH) and believed that this shareholding provided them with first refusal on any future sale of stock. AGH is …

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