Tag Archives: FIFA World Cup

Altenar: The flexibility to match customer requirements and meet operator challenges for specific markets

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Altenar is a sportsbook software and services provider, who continued a pattern of punching above its weight in 2018 by posting ‘doubled’ revenues for the third year in a row. The company powered a successful 12-month period that saw Wplay.co – the first approved licensee for the regulated market in South America – grow to become one of the early …

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Growth continues for US data supplier theScore

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Provider of digital sports news and data to North American sports bettors, theScore Inc has announced its financial results for the 12 month period concluding on August 31, 2018. The supplier has benefited from the liberalisation of sports betting, with its total revenue for the year ending August 31, 2018 growing to $27.7m, as opposed to $26.3m in F2017. Additionally, …

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All-in Translations: One Flew Over the Football’s Nest

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They are known for localizing online casino content. Now they’re pleading football mania. All-in Translations CEO Roy Pedersen sums up 1,000 days at the football and betting crossroads to highlight the lessons learned. When I launched All-in Translations in Malta back in 2008, the company’s mission was to solve a very obvious problem: many of the people doing language localization …

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Swedish Open serves up tennis turnover growth on LeoVegas

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LeoVegas will resume sponsorship of the Swedish Open in Båstad, after the success of last year’s strategic effort to profile its fast-growing live tennis offering. Live betting on tennis, especially through mobile devices, is one of the fastest growing turnover markets for LeoVegas, who has combined the opportunity for all punters to bet on every point with live-streaming for ATP …

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InBet Games portfolio gets Virtual Football boost

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InBet Games has marked the build up to Betting on Football and this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia by launching a new football-based virtual game. Virtual Football has been “furnished with a wide variety of options for football fans” including the popular correct score, over/under goals and handicap betting markets. The product, which covers all major and minor international soccer …

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Andrea Pirlo joins 1xBet as brand ambassador

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Andrea Pirlo, one of the most revered players in recent football history, has joined 1xBet as a brand ambassador in a deal that will run for the whole of 2018. Pirlo, who will feature in 1xBet advertising campaigns and take part in marketing events, made this announcement on his Facebook page: “I’m glad to announce my ambassador partnership with 1xBET …

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Evgeniy Kiriushin – 1xBet – Taking to the World Cup battle in 52 languages

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Established in 2007, 1xBet is a fast-growing company in the sports betting space, with a platform focused on providing the maximum number of events and the highest level of localisation. We caught up with the company’s Head of Business Development Evgeniy Kiriushin to discuss lessons learned in 2017, utilising sponsorship and social media opportunities in 2018, and getting ready for …

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Jonas Jansson – Kambi: Why Instant Betting offers an in-play edge

Kambi Group Plc Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jonas Jansson believes instant markets could help operators differentiate in a clustered sports betting market. Jansson details to SBC readers what new instant dynamics can be brought to market… _____________________ There can be little doubt, live betting is the sportsbook battleground of the moment, and is likely to be for some time. That’s not …

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Betting on Sports puts operators and affiliates on the road to Russia 2018

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The ‘Sport in Focus’ track at Betting on Sports (12-15 September) will culminate in a session dedicated to next year’s FIFA World Cup, as more than 120 operators and 80 high-level affiliates at #boscon2017 get on ‘The Road to Russia’. AC Milan Commercial Director Jaap Kalma will be joined by an industry quartet tasked with educating over 1,200 delegates at …

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Bookies launch 2018 World Cup masterplans

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Matthew Glazier of bookies.com looks ahead to next summer’s World Cup extravaganza in Russia, which promises to be typically record-breaking. Aside from an Under-21 European Championship and the glorified group of friendly matches that comprised the Confederations Cup, there wasn’t a lot of football played during the summer of 2017, although at least the latter tournament whetted the appetite for …

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