Tag Archives: DFS

DraftKings revamps Aussie Rules DFS offering for new AFL season

DraftKings has launched its Australian Rules Football daily fantasy sports product for the Australian market, seeking to engage with wider audiences ahead of the upcoming Australian Football League (AFL) season on 18 March.  Kicking-off the AFL’s new season, DraftKings will host an exclusive opening night DFS competition featuring a top prize of AUS $85,000 (€55,000), the biggest player prize in …

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Scout Gaming backs network capacity as enterprise growth continues  

Scout Gaming Group remains confident of its long-term business strategy and future commercial prospects after delivering growth to its investors. Despite numerous COVID challenges interrupting its standard trading, the Nasdaq Nordic listed B2B fantasy sports supplier recorded full-year corporate revenues of SEK 47 million (€4.6m), up 85% on corresponding FY 2019’s SEK 26 million. Revenue growth was supported by a …

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Scout Gaming eyes next stage of growth following strong Q3

Scout Gaming Group will aim to deliver a strong close to its 2020 trading, after the B2B daily fantasy sports software supplier reported that it had benefited from the return of a full sports calendar. Publishing its Q3 trading update for the period ending 30 September, Scout reported ‘record’ corporate revenues of SEK 15 million (€1.5m), an 85% increase on …

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Sportito makes LatAm debut in Brazil

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator Sportito has launched its services for the Brazilian market, just four months after launching in India. Brazil becomes the third country – after the UK and India – to offer the Sportito DFS platform, and the firm’s first LatAm market launch. Launching in Brazil, the Sportito platform will cover international and domestic soccer contests, as well as basketball, …

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Better Collective Spotlight: Moving into DFS through RotoGrinders deal

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Late last month, leading igaming affiliate Better Collective acquired a 60 per cent stake in RotoGrinders – the operator of news and information portals rotogrinders.com, pocketfives.com, sportshandle.com, usbets.com and pennbets.com – for a fee of $21m. We caught up with Tomás Vaz de Carvalho, Project Manager of Global Operations at Better Collective – who also confirmed that it will acquire …

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Asia point of difference for Dafabet through Scout DFS deal

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Online gaming operator Dafabet has targeted growth across multiple product verticals after securing access to the Scout Gaming fantasy sports and pool betting platform. Scout Gaming believes that the deal, expected to launch during the first half of 2019, is ”the first time a major Asian facing operator has launched daily fantasy sports in the region”. It is just another …

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Scout Gaming to provide fantasy sports through UK licence

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12 operators holding existing agreements with Scout Gaming can now introduce its DFS services in the UK market after the company secured a licence to provide its fantasy sports solution. The Group’s CEO Andreas Ternström said that it had refused to shy away from the “toughening regulatory environment trend” by securing the B2B licence from the UK Gambling Commission. It …

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Winning Post: Crouch bows out with “alternative facts”

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: Politics – Crouch bows out with “alternative facts” Last week’s resignation of Tracey Crouch as UK minister for sport (and gambling) marked a new low in the recent history of Britain’s …

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Scout plots Asian DFS onslaught alongside Bravio Technologies

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Scout Gaming Group is aiming to roll out the full version of its daily fantasy sports (DFS) product, and pooled betting games, across the Pan-Asian region, following an agreement with Bravio Technologies. Initially a free-2-play tipping game is to made available, in time for users to utilise for the Russia World Cup, which is to gauge reach and engagement, before …

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The great PASPA repeal: America braces itself for the biggest Brit invasion since the 1960s

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Richard Thorp, Business Development Director at FSB, unpacks how US operators can stave off the transatlantic assault of Britain’s best bookmakers if they choose their suppliers wisely for sports betting’s grandest repeal. When Oscar Wilde wrote that Britain and the United States were two countries separated by a common language, he probably didn’t envisage sports betting getting in the way …

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