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The World Cup’s Finest with SBC Global MD Andrew McCarron

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. For the final entry in our summer series we have looked internally, with our Managing Director Andrew McCarron the final entrant in …

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Cherry AB secures licence for tough Polish sports betting market

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Cherry AB has confirmed that it has secured a Polish sports betting licence, granted by the nation’s Ministry of Finance. The Stockholm enterprise becomes the ninth gambling operator to secure a sports betting licence under the terms of Poland’s amended (2017) ‘Gambling Law’. Complying with the mandate of Poland’s new gambling regime, Cherry …

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Fortuna records strong 2018 opening as new CIS assets deliver for enlarged enterprise

Publishing its Q1 2018 trading update (period ending 31 March), CIS betting group Fortuna Entertainment has reported significant progress on its commercial agenda following a strong opening to its 2018 performance. Updating the market, an enlarged Fortuna reports growth across its core metrics and corporate KPIs as the operator records a 163% increase in group revenues to €797 million. In …

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Refined bet-at-home hits Peak Performance in 2017

Frankfurt Xetra-listed online betting operator bet-at-home AG has detailed solid growth for its full-year 2017 results (period ending 31 December). Despite trading against a tough comparative period featuring UEFA Euro 2016, bet-at-home was able to generate group betting & gaming wagers of + €3 billion. Sustained player activity on its verticals, saw bet-at-home record full-year gross revenues of €145 million, …

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Polish bookie launches Income Access powered affiliate strategy

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STS has launched an affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access, set to be managed by the Polish bookies in house team, using the Paysafe brand’s platform and affiliate software. ‘STSpartner’ will allow campaigns to be targeted down to a city level and according to players’ language, device and browser, among numerous other criteria. In addition, Income Access’ technology will …

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Playtech wins Totalizator Sportowy Casino & Games contract

Poland’s national lottery operator Totalizator Sportowy has selected Playtech Plc as the lead systems supplier for its online casino platform and games portfolio. The FTSE250 industry technology firm won the exclusive contract following a competitive tender process by Totalizator Sportowy governance. Moving forward, Playtech will integrate its complete online casino platform and games suite, with the technology further providing digital …

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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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Mind-Future enhances World Cup experience for punters

In anticipation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, which is set to be the biggest betting event of all time, Barcelona-based Mind-Future Sports will be giving punters the chance to experience the tournament on giant screens set up across Europe and in Moscow. Having previously promoted clients at events such as the Brazil World Cup 2014, Summer and …

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Rising Stars and Hill slides – divergent tracks after merger talks

The degree to which the fortunes of the Stars Group and William Hill have diverged since their failed merger talks 18 months ago provides an interesting counterpoint to the current obsession with sector M&A. A recent note on Stars published by the Canadian analyst team at Canaccord Genuity noted that the company’s share price rose 54 percent in 2017, placing …

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LV BET moves Ekstraklasa to Polish football with Wisla Kraków

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LV BET has demonstrated its continued support for the so-called ‘White Star’ Polish football team, Wisla Kraków. Just over nine months into the original deal, LV BET has seen enough potential in the partnership to sign a three-year extension. The new agreement, which will include a number of joint projects between the sportsbook and the 13-times Polish champions, will come …

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