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Steffen Thomsen – Danske Spil – The esports story so far

Following the International in early August of this year, for which the victorious team Wings Gaming came away with $9.1m (£7m) as a prize, esports betting experienced a notable surge.  Danish operator Danske Spil started out in esports in 2014. It also operates eOddset TV to accompany this with regular guests to analyse competitions and drive interest. We spoke to …

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Denmark split on the sale of Danske Spil

Members of Denmark’s cabinet are split regarding the potential sale of state-owned gambling operator Danske Spil. Last week Danish news sources’ reported that ruling conservative-liberal party Venstre were considering the potential sale or break-up of Danske Spil assets. At present, it is reported that Venstre and gambling stakeholders would prefer to sell-off Danske Spil’s online gambling assets to the private …

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Danske Spil appoints Scientific Games as lead lottery & interactive supplier

Danish national gambling operator Danske Spil AS has confirmed that it has awarded Scientific Games with its lead supplier contracts for lottery and gaming systems. Denmark’s main lottery Danske Lotteri will be serviced by Scientific Games systems and provisions for the next seven years, winning the contract from IGT-GTECH who had been Danske Spil lead lottery supplier since 1990. In …

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Danske Spil acquires 60% stake in Swush fantasy sports

Danish state owned igaming operator Danske Spil has announced that it has acquired a 60% stake in Scandinavian fantasy sports operator Swush. Danske Spil will use the acquisition of Swush to bolster its digital product offering, as it looks to scale up its operations for the licensed Danish online gambling market. Both parties already have an active relationship with Swush …

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Unfavourable XE rates impact Sportech 2014 performance

Reporting on its 2014 full year financial performance, football pools and betting operator Sportech recorded declines in top line metrics as the firm reported a 2% decline in group revenues of to £104 million (FY 2013: £106 million). The firm further recorded a 5% decline in EBITDA earnings to 24 million (FY 2013:£25.3 million) Despite its decline in overall group performance, …

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Danske Spil gets mobile with mkodo

mkodo, the independent mobile solutions provider for gaming, has launched its mobile sportsbook solution with Danish sportsbook Danske Spil, via OpenBet’s sportsbook platform. The mobile sportsbook is the first product launch in a long-term roadmap agreed between mkodo and Danske Spil. Launched on the operator’s Oddset brand, the HTML5 product follows key mobile responsive design principles. It provides Danske Spil’s …

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