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Cherry indicates interest in buying remaining ComeOn shares

Cherry Gaming said it is looking at a further bond financing to buy up the remaining shares of ComeOn that it doesn’t already own, after Cherry said its own revenues ex-ComeOn rose 39% over the third-quarter. At the end of July, Cherry bought up a 49% stake in ComeOn and Cherry said that though ComeOn’s revenues were yet to be …

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ESSA – Tennis continues to dominate suspicious betting alerts

European sports integrity unit ESSA has reported that tennis accounted for 84% of all cases of suspicious betting reported to regulatory authorities. Tennis alerts have now dominated ESSA’s integrity statistics for seven consecutive quarters since ESSA introduced its quarterly reporting practice at the start of 2015. The third quarter of 2016 saw 37 cases of suspicious betting activity identified by …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – James Fleming – Emerchants

Emerchants are a leading provider of prepaid payment solutions, offering prepaid debit card programs which are specifically designed for the online betting and gaming industry. After enjoying success in Australia with Bet365, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Sportsbet and CrownBet, they will be in market with major European partners starting in Q4 2016. Emerchants are keen to introduce its solution, and the …

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UK players angered at EuroMillions price increase

UK lottery players have responded negatively to changes made to the EuroMillions game (Europe’s largest lottery draw). Commenting on social media channels, UK players have protested against the increased pricing of the EuroMillions draw, which will see the price of a line go up by 50p to £2.50 from September. Furthermore, the EuroMillions game will feature an extra lucky star …

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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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Viktor Enoksen – FantasyBet – BOFCON Speaker

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) has been a growing phenomenon in the football and sports betting industries, which is why SBC are so excited about the Fantasy Stars panel at #bofcon in April. With DFS making such a big noise in the United States, our expert panel will discuss the understandable clamour for it here in Europe and how it can …

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Novomatic announces purchase agreement for Ainsworth shares

Leading global gaming technology group Novomatic, and Len Ainsworth, founder and majority shareholder of Ainsworth Game Technology (AGT), have announced that they have signed a purchase agreement for the shares of Len Ainsworth in AGT. The 92-year-old gaming veteran will retain his role as chairman, and Novomatic expects to keep the stake at about 53 per cent and retain Ainsworth’s ASX listing. …

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Tennis caught in majority of suspicious betting patterns

During the final quarter of 2015, ESSA’s alert system identified 35 sporting events that were reported to the relevant regulatory body as being suspicious, with 24 (69%) of the cases from Tennis and 8 (23%) from Football events. The role of ESSA is to provide an early warning system with the specific aim of detecting and deterring the corruption of …

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SKS365 Group selects Global Bet to provide its Virtual Sports products

European betting and gaming operator SKS365 Group has selected Global Bet to provide its Virtual Sports products to the portfolio of 1,000 planetwin365 betting shops throughout Italy. The expanding international bookmaker from Austria also plans to roll out the Virtual Sports games across its Italian website and mobile platforms later in the year. Daniel Grabher, CEO of Global Bet, stated: …

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Digitain launches multi-channel platform for iGaming industry

Digitain, an independent technology provider for iGaming industry operating in Europe, has launched its new multi-channel, multi-lingual and multi-currency system platform based on cutting-edge technologies, which are constantly enhanced to provide high level customer experience. It can be supplied either as a Turn-Key Solution, where the partner handles all licensing and management issues, or as a White Label where the …

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