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Betting and gaming industry’s biggest brands head SBC Awards North America shortlists

The SBC Awards North America 2022 will see the biggest brands in sports betting and gaming compete for the top prizes, with BetMGM, Caesars, DraftKings, FanDuel, Penn Interactive, PointsBet, and Rush Street Interactive all making the shortlists announced today. The winners of the 27 operator, supplier, and affiliate categories will be announced in front of an audience of 600 senior …

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Low6 purses ‘natural progression’ of UltimateFan product with NFT addition

Low6 has updated its UltimateFan fantasy sports product to include NFTs, seeking to offer a ‘new frontier’ of possibilities for sports, betting and affiliate firms.  The NFTs will be incorporated into the mobile-based UltimateFan offering as the ‘UF Coach’ feature, with the goal of combining NFTs and fantasy sports using in-game and out-of-game structures.  Birmingham-based Low6 intends to use this …

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SBC Summit North America 2023 confirmed for May in New Jersey

SBC Summit North America 2023 has been confirmed for May 9-11, when the region’s leading sports betting and igaming event will return in significantly expanded form at Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey.  The conference and tradeshow has enjoyed strong growth since its launch in 2019 and has established itself as the place for the U.S. and Canadian online …

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Kambi clears Q1 hurdles as 2022 opening is dragged by DraftKings & Dutch dramas   

Kambi Group Plc maintains confidence in achieving its 2022 commercial and operating objectives, despite a tough start to year trading.  Publishing its Q1 trading results (period ending 31 March), the Stockholm-listed sports betting technology supplier registered a 15% decline in corporate revenues to €37 million (Q1 2021: €43m). This fall in headline revenues was attributed to Kambi’s adjustment of former …

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Kambi ‘will not stand still’ after navigating 2021 trading hurdles

Kambi Group has asserted that it will maintain momentum on its international development and investment strategy in 2022, after overcoming hurdles in the Netherlands and with regards to some of its operator partners.  Publishing its full year trading results for 2021, the group revealed a 38% increase in revenue to €162.4 million, (2020: €117.7m), whilst profit before taxation stood at …

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Gamban launches Spanish-language service across multiple countries

Gamban has expanded the international scope of its blocking software, launching an official Spanish language service available in multiple countries.  The service can be downloaded in all Spanish-speaking nations, but the online gambling blocking company has noted that in Spain, the gambling authorities and government have become increasingly focused on safer gambling.  Notably, the Spanish Competition & Markets Commission (CNMC) …

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Betting industry fights gender bias in International Women’s Day campaign

Professionals of the global betting market, such as Flutter, Kindred and DraftKings, are working on a campaign ahead of International Women’s Day 2022, to highlight examples of gender bias in the industry. Produced by Square in the Air and All-In Diversity, the project also aims to offer resources for companies and individuals seeking support, whilst the campaign includes  commitments from …

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DraftKings generates UK expansion via Norwich City partnership

DraftKings has been named as the official fantasy sports partner of the Norwich City Football Club for the rest of the 2021/22 Premier League season. The new collaboration sees the creation of regular content, as well as brand recognition of the US-based sports betting company throughout the Norwich City stadium, club website, and social media. Jeffrey Haas, Senior Vice president …

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ASX incorporates rugby union ahead of Six Nations

ASX, the venture of Paddy Power’s former marketing chief, has moved to bolster its sports content ahead of the Six Nations, which commences this weekend. The platform, which functions as a ‘virtual stock market’ for NFTs, has incorporated rugby union into its wider sports offering in anticipation of the tournament, supported by data from Rugby Analytics.  Players invest in the …

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