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Development focus for Openbet Hellas S.A.

OpenBet, leading software provider to the sports betting and gaming industry, has significantly expanded its global presence through the acquisition of its previously outsourced Greek operation from Athens Technology Center S.A (ATC). The acquisition initially increases headcount at OpenBet by 25%, with the additional employees focused on development. It will allow the business to continue to improve its ability to …

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OpenBet posts new Grand National record as it handles 19,300,000 bets in 24 hours

OpenBet, the leading software provider to the sports betting industry, handled 19,300,000 total sports bets on the day of the Grand National race across all channels. The 24-hour period is the omni-channel supplier’s busiest of the year. At its peak, the company processed 45,000 bets-per-minute on Saturday 11 April 2015 and a total of 54,000,000 million account transactions; an increase …

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OpenBet launches new campaign to highlight performance ahead of Grand National

Sports betting and igaming technology provider OpenBet has launched a new marketing campaign ahead of the 2015 Grand National – ‘One Year. One Platform. One Billion Bets’. celebrates the total number of bets the omni-channel supplier handled last year and has been designed to coincide with the world’s most famous steeplechase, which fuels OpenBet’s busiest day of the year. The one …

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OpenBet enjoys record Cheltenham Festival performance

OpenBet, the world’s leading software provider to the sports betting industry, handled more than 25,000,000 total sports bets during the 2015 Cheltenham Festival. The sum contributed towards 146,000,000 account transactions over the four-day period. The 2015 Festival saw an increase in the percentage of bets that were placed on mobile devices, with an average of 63% of bets being placed …

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OpenBet accredited in 2015 Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For Survey

iGaming technology provider OpenBet, has earned a One Star accreditation in the 2015 Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For Survey. The achievement means that the London-based supplier is classified as a ‘very good’ employer. The ranking system starts at Ones to Watch, includes One Star and Two Star, and peaks at Three Star, with many entrants achieving no accreditation. “To receive …

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OpenBet – Jeremy Thompson-Hill – Customer First Logic

In an exclusive interview OpenBet Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Thompson-Hill reveals how he has been working hard to change the firm’s logic and mechanisms to be more customer-centric than focused on IT structures. As igaming consumers become more demanding and selective in their choices, SBC’s Managing Director Andrew McCarron finds out how Thompson-Hill has implemented strategic change at OpenBet. SBC: It’s …

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Nikos Kryvossidis appointed CTO of Camelot Group

UK national lottery operator Camelot Group Plc, has announced the appointment of Nikos Kryvossidis as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of its operations. Kryvossidis joins Camelot Group, from sports betting technology provider Openbet were he headed up sportsbook and casino technology operations as Senior Vice President. The appointment of Kryvossidis as CTO, sees Camelot expand its technology resources and competencies as …

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BCLC launches OpenBet Promote system

Sports betting platform provider Openbet has partnered with BCLC (British Columbia Lottery Corporation) to deploy its next generation Promote system in the casino environment. Promote has been integrated to a gigantic 12-screen display to create a cinematic-style experience at the venue in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. The new screen will completely change the customer experience within the venue and …

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Igaming searching for a contender

SBC’s Ted Menmuir looks at the state of the igaming supply chain and notices one name running through it like a stick of rock. In April Ladbrokes announced that it was on course to fulfil its migration to Playtech’s igaming services. The all-encompassing deal struck with the igaming software provider will see Ladbrokes drop its Microgaming inventory, as the sector …

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Danske Spil gets mobile with mkodo

mkodo, the independent mobile solutions provider for gaming, has launched its mobile sportsbook solution with Danish sportsbook Danske Spil, via OpenBet’s sportsbook platform. The mobile sportsbook is the first product launch in a long-term roadmap agreed between mkodo and Danske Spil. Launched on the operator’s Oddset brand, the HTML5 product follows key mobile responsive design principles. It provides Danske Spil’s …

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