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Stanza Calendar bolsters its sports engagement capacity with Sportradar

Sportradar has been commissioned by Silicon Valley-based Stanza to optimise its calendar and scheduling software for global sports audiences. Operating since 2013, Stanza (formerly SpotOn.it) seeks to disrupt and revolutionise how modern audiences engage with time and calendar data, providing accurate and personalised information for both business and entertainment purposes. Providing optimised ‘Calendar Suites’ feature deeper data and personalised information, …

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OPTIMA picks up Systems Management prize at the Oracle Awards


Strategy and tech plans employed by OPTIMA have been vindicated after the company landed a prize for Systems Management at the Oracle Excellence Innovation Awards 2018. The ceremony, which took place at the Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco on Monday, saw the sports betting and gaming solutions provider rubbing shoulders with leading worldwide tech organisations such as Cisco and Accenture. …

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6 of the Best – Scout Gaming Group’s Joakim Renman

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Joakim Renman, Commercial Director at Scout Gaming Group. Continue reading to discover which iconic World Cup is a particular sporting highlight, which rapper with a messiah complex stands out from the crowd and who wins out of the Thailand vs USA dilemma. Best Holiday It’s a close race between Thailand and USA. …

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DraftKings ‘Flash Draft’ adds in-play dynamics for NFL season 2018/19

US fantasy sports operator DraftKings has detailed that it will bolster its DFS inventory adding aits new ‘Flash Draft’ component to its NFL Season 2018/19 games/tournaments. The game-play innovation, will allow DraftKings players to make line-up changes whilst NFL games are in-progress, adding an in-play dynamic to DFS tournaments. Updating players, DraftKings expects to launch ‘Flash Draft’ games mid-way through …

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Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale – Addressing non-betting football fans

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Innovation forms a crucial aspect of many industries, particularly amongst the plethora of spheres within gambling and gaming globally. With the cost of acquiring new customers and the rate of churn increasing, one particular challenge is how to engage and monetise new customers. Bruce Bale, CEO of Sportdec, briefly discusses this challenge and the motivation for innovation: “[It] is about …

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Sportech reports operational progress ahead of Court decision

Sportech PLC has revealed that its football pools business is performing to expectations, despite the uncertainty caused by the recent failed takeover bid by Burlywood Capital. In a trading update, Sportech said that The Football Pools continues to trade in line with management expectations, and is demonstrating the move to stability that we have been striving for in 2016. It …

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Frank Gibeau confident of Zynga turnaround following Q1 2016 revenue uplift

Presenting his first market update, Frank Gibeau new CEO of Zynga Plc detailed that he was confident of the company’s long term performance as the social games developer beat Wall Street forecasts. Top titles for Zynga such as Farmville generated sales of $187 million for Q1 2016 (period ending 31 March) up 8% on 2015 corresponding $183 million Despite its …

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DraftKings takes on new brand communication for NFL season 2015/16

US daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has taken a new approach to its marketing and brand communications for the start of the 2015/16 NFL season. Announcing the launch of its multi-content advertising campaign “Welcome to the Big Time”, under the direction of new full service marketing agency Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners (BSSP), DraftKings aims to widen its appeal to …

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GiGse attendees hail Open Space format at agenda-setting 2015 edition

GiGse 2015 has been hailed as the most productive and interactive edition of the annual iGaming industry gathering so far by leading influencers who attended last month’s event at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, California. GiGse brought together top decision-makers from within and outside the sector to offer their perspectives of some of the key issues facing the gaming industry in …

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Congressman Porter backs Luntz to rejuvenate iGaming message at GiGse

Frank Luntz, the President of Luntz Global, will offer attendees at GiGse next week an insight into how they can reach out to the public more effectively, according to former US Congressman Jon Porter. Luntz will be the keynote speaker on Monday at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, California, where he will discuss ‘Reinventing the narrative to communicate the iGaming vision …

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