Tag Archives: FTX

Scott Longley: 2021… Chasing up the Big Mo’

Providing further year-end perspectives, SBC has enlisted the help of Scott Longley of the Wagers.com Earnings+ More Substack to summarise the M&A, IPOs and boardroom shake-ups that have reformed gambling’s playing field make-up…  When the Earnings+More newsletter (as it was then) launched in April, it was partly as a response to the expansion of the US-listed betting and gaming sector …

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Nigel Eccles: Scotland to be home of BetDEX evolution of betting’s static scene  

BetDEX the new venture of Nigel Eccles, former founder of FanDuel, has secured a $21 million seed funding round – “the largest ever seed executed by a UK start-up”.  A raft of investors led by San Francisco crypto fund Paradigm and Bahamas-based cryptocurrency exchange FTX has backed Eccles to transform BetDEX into the “world’s first decentralized sports betting protocol”. Last …

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Playtech targets casual games market with Funtactix purchase

Playtech has unveiled a strategic plan to significantly increase its market share of the IP-based casual games market. This initiative follows the acquisition of Funtactix, an award-winning publisher of film and television-based games. Funtactix has built a reputation in Hollywood and with gamers for delivering casual game experiences based on the most popular entertainment franchises including The Hunger Games, Mission: …

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