Tag Archives: Matt Davey

The most exciting competition rewarding startups in igaming and sports betting is back at SBC Summit North America

SBC is once again inviting industry startups to pitch their business ideas in front of leading investors during the SBC North America Summit, taking place at Meadowlands Exposition Center, New Jersey, July 12-14.  Last year’s First Pitch competition at SBC North America saw two joint winners. The judges could not decide between The Parleh Media Group, the Canadian digital media …

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Tekkorp disruptor fund adds Steve Schrier as strategic commercial advisor 

Tekkorp Capital the online gambling investment fund led by Matt Davey (CEO) and Robin Chhabra (President), has bolstered its strategic advisory, welcoming industry figurehead Steve Schrier to its ranks.  An expert in the commercial development and planning of igaming enterprises, Schrier is the former Commercial Director and founding team member of Ash Gaming, an independent slot developer acquired by Playtech Plc …

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Tekkorp announces AUS power-play venture backed by BetMakers and News Corp

Venture capital fund Tekkorp Capital has announced that it will launch a new sportsbook business in Australia, partnering with the Murdoch family’s News Corp Australia media subsidiary.   Expected to launch in the latter half of this year, Tekkorp’s venture will be led by Australian market figurehead Matt Tripp, Founder of Sportsbet AUS, who will be charged with establishing Australia’s next …

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Voxbet secures international investment to ‘drive international growth’

Sports betting software developer Voxbet has secured strategic funding from a number of international investors, led by Waterhouse VC CIO Tom Waterhouse and Tekkorp Capital CEO Matt Davey. The investments have been conducted via the two businessman’s respective firms, whilst Davey’s holding has leveraged the ‘expertise and experience’ of Robin Chhabra and Andy Clerkson, former executives at Fox Bet and …

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SPACs remain a ‘core part’ of US sports betting despite ‘indigestion’

As the US sports betting industry continues to expand state-by-state, many operators are becoming increasingly drawn towards the prospect of public listings, a goal which SPACs can still play a key role in achieving, according to a panel of industry experts at the SBC Digital North America event. Moderated by Anton Kaszubowski, Director at Greenlaw Limited, the speakers on the …

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Sports betting’s leaders look to the future at SBC Digital North America

SBC Digital North America Leaders in Sports Betting

The SBC Digital North America conference and trade show is set to deliver an in-depth examination of the next key steps in the development of the legal sports betting industry, with input from some of the most experienced and influential executives in the sector. The Leaders in Sports Betting conference track on June 9, the opening day of the online …

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SG Digital ramps up United States sports betting preparations

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Scientific Games Corporation is planning to gain ground on its competition, ahead a potentially significant shift of the sports betting landscape within the United States. The organisation has announced that SG Digital, through its OpenBet sports betting solution, has commenced sportsbook product review sessions with New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).   Should the US Supreme Court repeal the …

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SG Digital expands European footprint with Svenska Spel partnership

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that SG Digital will partner with Svenska Spel to provide content through the division’s Open Gaming System (OGS) and a Player Account Management solution via the Open Platform System (OPS). SG Digital will provide platform technology and a library of more than 2000 game titles from the company’s nine game studios and third-party providers, pending …

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Scientific Games unveils new SG Digital leadership team

Expanding its industry digital capabilities, services and dynamics, Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has announced its new SG Digital senior leadership team. As reported in its previous market updates, following its $630 million acquisition of Toronto TSX-listed NYX Gaming Group, the newly formed division will be led by Matt Davey as Group CEO & President of SG Digital. The division …

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Scientific Games opens Krakow ‘development centre’ to support digital ambitions

Nasdaq-listed industry technology provider Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), has announced that it will open a ‘remote development centre’ in Krakow Poland to aid the growth of its SG Digital division. Updating the market, SGC governance expects to open its Krakow development centre this Q1 2018, with the new division working on all core SG digital products for its lottery, sports …

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