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OpenSports hits 35,000 bets per minute high for Melbourne Cup

Melbourne

OpenSports hit a peak of 35,000 bets per minute for a single operator during last week’s Melbourne Cup – Australia’s most famous annual thoroughbred horse race. At peak betting times, the maximum number of bets per minute was 35 per cent higher than the previous record across 21 years of taking bets on the race. OpenSports, said parent company SG …

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Scientific Games adds sports betting to Dutch Lottery deal

Nederlandse Loterij

Scientific Games will deliver the Dutch Lottery’s players with a full sports betting solution across mobile and desktop after extending its partnership with Nederlandse Loterij. Having previously provided Nederlandse Loterij – the largest gaming company in the Netherlands – with OpenPlatform player account technology and lottery instant games, Scientific Games has added the sports offering through OpenSports. OpenSports is the …

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Scientific Games confirms Turkish National Lottery win

Nasdaq-listed gambling technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has secured the lead systems supplier contract for the newly reformed ‘Milli Piyango’ – Turkey’s National Lottery. The company’s instant win catalogue and Wave retailer terminals have been selected as core systems by the winning joint venture of Italian gambling operator Gruppo Sisal and ‘Şans Dijital’ – the digital division of Turkish multi-media conglomerate …

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Keith O’Loughlin, SG Digital: Reimagining Scoreboards

Scoreboards

SG Digital SVP Keith O’Loughlin explores the importance of streamlined visualized data for sports bettors.  As sports betting continues its growth, both in established markets and in the rapidly expanding U.S. space, focus shifts from launches and go-lives to providing unparalleled player experiences. The entertainment landscape is constantly evolving, and with the upward trajectory of the U.S. sports ecosystem, player-centric …

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Scientific Games lands Turkey National Lottery role

Turkey

According to an industry source, Scientific Games has been selected to exclusively supply its lottery instant games, Wave retailer terminals and instant ticket validation system to the consortium selected by the Turkey Wealth Fund to run the Turkey National Lottery. A joint venture (JV) between Italy’s Sisal and Turkish media giant Demirören Holding has secured the operating rights to the …

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Mark Jarvis gets Premium Play through Scientific Games extension

Mark Jarvis

In-game engagement feature Premium Play is just one of the key updates for Mark Jarvis as part of its three-year extension with Scientific Games. A new three-year agreement marks the next step in the partnership that will see the licensed betting office (LBO) operator’s 54 shops benefit from Scientific Games’ leading terminals. As well as Premium Play, which provides enhanced …

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Melissa Riahei joins SBTech US as President

Sports betting and gaming technology provider SBTech US has strengthened its leadership offering with the appointment of Melissa Riahei, who will take up the role as President. Riahei, who has considerable experience across the gaming and lottery industries, will oversee US operations with the task of focusing on building out the groups’ US infrastructure to support SBTech’s existing customers and establishing its presence …

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Benjie Cherniak: Sending the right message to US college athletes

college

Sending the right message from the first contact with a college athlete is key to stopping the spread of sports wagering scandals around NCAA-organised events in the US. That’s according to Benjie Cherniak, MD of Don Best Sports (Scientific Games), who spoke on a panel at last month’s Betting on Sports America conference about college sports – “the forgotten child” of sports …

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Keith O’Loughlin, SG Digital: Bringing five key modules under the OpenSports umbrella

Scoreboards

SG Digital has reorganised its set of sports betting products into five OpenSports modules that can be “mixed and matched” to meet the specific needs of a customer. We spoke to Keith O’Loughlin, SVP of Sportsbook and Platforms at SG Digital, to find out more about the new set up, how it benefits the company’s existing partners, and why it …

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SG’s OpenBet sees Aintree traffic grow on a “monumental scale”

Betting-based transactions for Scientific Games around last week’s Randox Health Grand National more than doubled that of the world’s leading online retailer on Cyber Monday. The sportsbook platform provider saw more than 37.4 million bets placed throughout the three-day festival, with 14.5 million of those bets placed via Scientific Games’ product suite OpenBet on the showcase Grand National race. Scientific …

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