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Danske Spil orders Sportech pari-mutuel upgrade

Danske Spil, Denmark’s state-owned sports betting and lottery operator, has upgraded its horse racing wagering capacity by integrating Sportech’s flagship Quantum solution within its retail point-of-sales network. The Quantum upgrade will see Danske Spil’s entire retail network able to process pari-mutuel bets on horse racing, whilst providing a greater depth of pooled racing markets for customers. Danske Spil confirmed that …

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CrustLab: Pairing industry ‘know-how’ with software expertise

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Many companies have the technical capacity to deliver custom software for web development and mobile applications, yet delivering solutions specifically tailored to the gambling industry can often come with a different set of challenges.  Adam Gontarz, CEO of CrustLab, explains why his company’s ‘industry know-how’ stands it apart from the competition, before discussing the impact of Apple guidelines, the size …

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Betting CEOs expected ‘no soft landing’ for 2020

Betting’s C-level agenda holds no respite, as European markets prepare for another round of COVID-19 restrictions and lockdown enforcements.    Moderating a CEO panel at this morning’s Betting on Sports Europe – Digital, Keith O’Loughlin, SVP of Sportsbook & Platforms for SG Digital, asked participants whether a second wave has created further disruptions for betting returning to any semblance of normality. …

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Danske Spil begins roll out of player ID cards

Danske Spil has started to roll out its new player ID cards, shifting all land-based betting towards an account-based digital system. The ID card, branded ‘Sikkert Spil’ (‘Safe Play’) – has initially been made available to stores that sell Oddset and Tips services. Rolled-out this October, the state-owned operator confirmed that the card will be made mandatory throughout its partner …

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Niels Erik Folmann: The pandemic was not just a commercial issue, but also one of integrity

With a lack of live sports markets over the last few months, betting companies and punters alike have switched their attention towards a range of new sports, leagues and betting opportunities – but doing so has resulted in fresh concerns regarding the integrity of such markets. Discussing how the pandemic has affected the ways in which companies approached the last …

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Danske Spil calls for esports makeover with Pinnacle Solution

Pinnacle Solution, the B2B unit of low margin bookmaker Pinnacle Sports secures its biggest esports partnership to date, announcing Denmark’s state-owned lottery operator Danske Spil as a new client of its full suite esports wagering platform. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. The partnership will see Danske Spil integrate …

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Danish FA backs Danske Spil’s Safe Play campaign

Danske Spil has confirmed a new partnership with the Danish Football Association (DBU) which will see the duo collaborate on a new campaign to protect underage gamblers. The partnership comes ahead of Danske Spil’s flagship ‘Sikkert Spil’ campaign, which will roll out a new Game ID to everyone who wants to gamble in stores, regardless of age and deposit. Niels …

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Nikolas Lynhe-Knudsen to lead Danske Spil as CEO

Danske Spil has named Nikolas Lynhe-Knudsen as its new Chief Executive Officer, who will begin his new role from 1 October 2020, taking over from Susanne Mørch Koch. Lynhe-Knudsen currently holds the position of executive board member and director of economics, technology and media production at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), having also held a number of high profile business …

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Keith O’Loughlin: The four pillars supporting state lottery success for Scientific Games

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Scientific Games is now serving seven lotteries with sports betting solutions in Canada, Europe and Asia after a second half of 2019 littered with lottery contract wins. After closing the summer by finalising a fresh deal with Milli Piyango (Turkey’s National Lottery), Scientific Games has celebrated an autumnal double by extending its player account management (PAM) and instant games partnership …

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Danske Spil to roll out ID verification cards

In a bid to minimise the number of underage gamblers accessing its products, Danish operator Danske Spil has rolled out new identification requirements across its retail premises.  The move, which will see Danske Spil launch both physical and electronic player cards, will be used as a means of identifying players and customers looking to purchase Danske Spil products at retail …

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