Tag Archives: Rizk

GiG maintains global agenda despite tough H1 2019 trading

Despite facing ‘toughened regulatory environments’, the governance of Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) details confidence in the firm’s overriding corporate strategy, pursuing ‘global geo expansion’ growth through ‘strong B2B partnerships’ coupled with ‘internal B2C’ brand launches within ‘selected markets’. Publishing its first interim results as a Stockholm-listed enterprise, GiG records H1 2019 group revenues of €63 million, down 14% on corresponding …

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GiG divests Highroller.com to focus on core brands

Issuing a market filing Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has confirmed that it has reached an agreement to divest its Highroller (Highroller.com) online casino property to Ellmount Gaming Ltd for a total consideration of €7 million. As part of the agreement, Ellmount will become a B2B customer of GiG services, continuing to operate Highroller utilising GIG’s platform, front-end and managed …

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GiG ramps up emerging markets profile with Mediacle

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has appointed industry full-service marketing agency Mediacle Group to expand its localisation capacities for emerging markets. The agreement will see Mediacle work on optimising emerging market campaigns for GiG’s flagship online casino property Rizk (Rizk.com). Operating as a specialist industry marketing agency, Mediacle offers in-depth customisation and localisation provisions, helping its clients develop effective campaigns …

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GiG suspends Swedish sportsbooks over ‘lack of clarity’ in regulations

Online gambling firm Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has allegedly halted its sportsbook operations for its proprietary Rizk and Guts brands across Sweden, citing the country’s regulatory framework as the main reason. As reported on igamingbusiness, GiG has argued that the current ‘lack of clarity’ in Swedish gaming laws has meant that the brands will ‘temporarily suspend’ all bets until there …

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GiG repositions itself as a ‘sportsbook first’ operator with Guts launch

Online gambling firm Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has launched its new sportsbook, Guts, which will see the brand reposition itself as a ‘sportsbook first’ operator. New and existing users for the in-house brand’s sportsbook will be able to access an improved UI/UX, fast navigation as well as access to a mobile-focused platform. As part of the new launch, GiG has …

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Endre Nesset: Delivering GiG’s ‘next level’ sportsbook platform

Endre Nesset, Director of Sports for Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) breaks down delivering a two-year project, launching GiG’s new sportsbook platform. Highlighting increased operator-to-consumer demands, Nesset details to SBC that GiG’s sportsbook platform had to develop as an ‘anything is possible’ proposition, beating the expectations set by ‘one-size fits all’ solutions.     _____________  SBC: Hi Endre, can you detail to …

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GiG unveils esports sponsorship expansion

Rizk.com has expanded into the esports, unveiling its latest sponsorship deal with the globally operating Finnish ENCE esports team. The iGaming operator flagship brand of Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), has outlined that the partnership is a natural fit for the group, with both firms sharing a very similar ethos and understanding. Additionally, with the rise in popularity of esports in …

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GIG targets ‘Sports expansion’ following strong 2018 opening

Publishing its Q1 trading update (period ending 31 March), Oslo-listed online gambling firm Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has detailed confidence in hitting its full-year targets following a strong opening to 2018. Driven by strong organic growth across its online gambling brands, GIG reports period group revenues of €37 million up 62% on corresponding Q1 2017’s €23 million. Updating the market, …

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