Tag Archives: Kindred Group

Champions League changes to impact bookies and bettors

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Uefa has this week announced a raft of changes to European competition, with the new system, that is set to be in place from the 2018/19 season, designed to represent an evolution of the Champions League and Europa League. Amongst the raft of changes, is one particular key example regarding kick off times, that could be of significant interest to …

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Kindred Group shuts down Stan James Online

Kindred Group Plc has confirmed the full closure of its Stan James Online brand, completing the full migration of customers onto its lead Unibet sports betting platform. Closing its Stan James Online asset, Kindred Group chooses to focus its UK growth through legacy brand Unibet and acquired online casino operator 32Red. ?Exciting news – @Unibet is preparing to welcome @StanJames …

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Kindred Group promotes Fredrik Kjell to Chief Product Officer

Stockholm-listed online gambling operator Kindred Group Plc has confirmed the promotion of Fredrik Kjell to Chief Product Officer (CPO). Kjell takes leadership of group product development, management and delivery from former incumbent Daniel Eskola, who this month departed Kindred’s executive team, joining industry software supplier Relax Gaming as new Chief Executive. A Kindred senior executive since 2016, Kjell has previously …

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Henrik Tjärnström: Kindred Group delivering on its enlarged vision

Speaking to investors, Henrik Tjärnström Chief Executive of Kindred Group Plc is pleased to have closed a transformative and successful 2017 for the Stockholm-listed online gambling firm. Presenting his CEO statement, Tjärnström is pleased to have ‘delivered on Year1 of Kindred Group’s vision’, detailing that the company is progressing on its long-term strategic goals. 2017 has been a fruitful year …

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Proven Player… Kindred Group delivers exceptional growth for 2017 trading

Stockholm-listed European online gambling operator Kindred Group Plc, closes a successful and transformative 2017, as the company records a further ‘all-time high’ performance for its Q4 2017 trading. Publishing its ‘unaudited’ Q4 and full-year 2017 trading update (period ending 31 December), Kindred governance details a strong end of year trading which saw the company generate Q4 gross winnings of £238 …

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Kindred Says Relax with new casino integration

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Multi-brand operator Kindred Group has gone live with Relax Gaming’s table games, with further casino content to be integrated in the coming months. The supplier’s premium, cost-effective roulette and blackjack titles have been made available to the group’s brands, including Unibet, MariaCasino, and 32Red. Relax’s roulette sits on a proprietary RNG engine, and showcases accurate ball movement, while blackjack players …

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Kindred’s Maris Bonello – The importance of social responsibility

After undertaking a year in the development phase, working alongside industry social responsibility development studio Betfilter, Kindred Group announced the launch of its new online social responsibility tool, titled ‘AdBlocker‘, last month. With a focus on preventing those under the age of 18 from being exposed to gambling advertisements, Kindred details that the tool blocks access to online gambling sites. …

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Perform Group’s John Harlow: “The game is the same, but the fan has changed”

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Opta Sports, a leading international sports data and analytics provider, has been operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Perform Group since 2013. We caught up with John Harlow, Perform’s SVP for Betting, who outlined how sportsbooks are leveraging fan awareness of Opta’s data to power innovative, entertaining betting experiences. Harlow also talked about compiling insight into changing fan preferences, …

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February Pains… European giants prepare for Australia rethink

February 2018 will be a landmark month for all industry stakeholders. The sector’s current agenda and context is dominated by the pending UK government’s judgement on industry FOBTs wagering and advertising standards. Nevertheless, it would be wise for all betting stakeholders to broaden their anxieties, as Australia moves to implement its ‘credit betting ban’ this 17 February, serving industry leadership …

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Global betting market to rise by 9% CAGR by 2022, report claims

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India-based research group ReportsnReports.com has documented a new study on the rise of the global sports betting industry, with the research forecasting growth at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.62% over the next four years. The report, entitled Global Sports Betting Market 2018-2022, argues that the major driver of this market growth is the sports industry’s digital revolution. …

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