Tag Archives: SG Digital

Voxbet secures international investment to ‘drive international growth’

Sports betting software developer Voxbet has secured strategic funding from a number of international investors, led by Waterhouse VC CIO Tom Waterhouse and Tekkorp Capital CEO Matt Davey. The investments have been conducted via the two businessman’s respective firms, whilst Davey’s holding has leveraged the ‘expertise and experience’ of Robin Chhabra and Andy Clerkson, former executives at Fox Bet and …

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Jeff Cleminson leaves SG Digital to join Optimove

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Jeff Cleminson, a long-term senior director at SG Digital, has been confirmed as the new Director of Client Management at Optimove. The hire, said Optimove, is “indicative of its strategic investment in existing clients as a key growth engine for the business”. In his new role, Cleminson will oversee all commercial relationships with Optimove’s gaming customers in Europe, Latin America …

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Scientific Games returns to profitable trading as unit sell-off looms 

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) pointed to positive group-wide commercial gains, as the firm accelerates plans to divest the technology group’s lottery and sports betting units disclosed during the quarter.    Publishing its Q2 trading results, SGC registered consolidated group revenues of $880 million, up 63% on corresponding Q2 2019 results of $539 million. Period growth was primarily attributed to the …

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Relax Gaming’s Money Train 2 wins Slot of the Year at CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards

Relax Gaming’s ‘Money Train 2’ was named Slot of the Year 2021 at the inaugural  CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards, asMalta’s igaming industry gathered to celebrate the innovation and creativity of the teams that have engineered and powered online casino’s best performing titles. Hosted by Trudy Kerr at the InterContinental Hotel in St Julian’s, Malta, the Game Developer Awards recognised the …

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SportCast: Bringing game-changing concepts to evolve sports betting

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SportCast, a pioneer of the BetBuilder concept, is eyeing the ‘next phase’ of its vision to redefine the sports betting experience with the backing of Scientific Games. SBC News caught up with SportCast Managing Director Ryan Coombs and Operations Director Matthew Turk to find out how the recent acquisition will help drive future innovations from SportCast. This includes its ambitious plans …

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Scientific Games to redefine the sports betting experience with SportCast

Scientific Games has acquired sports betting innovation studio SportCast to strengthen SG Digital’s sportsbook technology unit. Operating since 2013, SportCast is recognised as a leading developer of customised betting components and market solutions for sportsbook operators.  The London-based studio is credited as the original developer of the BetBuilder product – a transformative innovation that allowed online sportsbook players to build …

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Entain upgrades OpenGaming partnership with SG Digital  

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has announced a major contract renewal, as its SG Digital unit will continue to power the iGaming portfolio of FTSE100 gambling group Entain Plc. Updating investors, SGC confirmed that SG Digital has secured a further three-year extension to its existing partnership, which will see Entain’s brands continue to be serviced by the OpenGaming ecosystem as lead …

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Content and speed key to sports betting growth in 2021

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Nikos Konstakis (pictured), VP Sportsbook at SG Digital, explains why the sports betting industry is well positioned for growth in the months ahead and how content will drive the user experience to new heights. As we enter a huge year for the betting industry with major sporting events providing real growth opportunities for operators, there is finally cause for optimism …

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Laura Probert joins SG Digital as Chief People Officer

Laura Probert joins SG Digital as Chief People Officer

Laura Probert has been selected as the new Chief People Officer for Scientific Games’ Digital team, joining the company from WPP where she served as VP Talent. Confirming her appointment, SG praised Probert’s wealth of experience in delivering ‘successful’ People and Culture strategies. As the new CPO, she is expected to place an increased focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion …

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OpenSports processes record Melbourne Cup betting numbers

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SG Digital processed a record-breaking number of bets for its OpenSports customers during yesterday’s Melbourne Cup, despite Australia’s most famous annual thoroughbred horse race taking place behind closed doors. OpenSports is the full package sportsbook solution for SG Digital, the digital division of Scientific Games, with wagers processed through the OpenBet betting engine. Compared with the 2019 event, there were …

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