Tag Archives: social

Gameloft launches first slot-based social game

Social game developer Gameloft, in partnership with CBS Interactive, has launched CSI: Slots on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and Windows Phone.It is the first time that the social game firm has developed a slot-based freemium style game as the company targets the more casual gamer. CSI: Slots releases featuring ‘cases steeped in mystery’, and is written in collaboration with …

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A look at the trends in the UK betting market

Adelina Moisan of EveryMatrix takes a look at some of the recent findings that have emerged about player behaviour in the UK betting market and the implications for the industry. The Brits are a nation of thrill seekers, at least according to a study on the UK betting behaviour published by Smart Live Gaming. From the looks of it, online …

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Collaboration can lead to start-up success says new incubator

Scott Longley discovers how innovation may be being stifled by regulation and how some entrepeneurs are looking to encourage the formation of new ideas. Online gambling would appear to have a problem with innovation. Such at least would be the conclusion from the activity we have witnessed recently extolling the virtues of nurturing entrepreneurs and start-ups within an industry which, …

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Summer Asian Gaming Social – Saturday 23 May

SBC News and Asia Gaming Brief are excited to announce our next gaming industry networking party in Manila! Our parties have by now garnered a reputation as the best networking events for our industry in Asia and we are delighted to once again invite you to the stunning 71 Gramercy rooftop lounge in Makati, where key decision makers and industry …

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Phil Neville: you want transparency in football

Former Everton, Manchester United and England footballer, and now BBC pundit, Phil Neville has become an ambassador for football prediction platform Predikta. Here he discusses why he signed up and his take on the FA’s betting ban. SBC: Being a professional footballer, there must have been lots of travelling. How did you and your team mates kill time? PN: You’re …

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Predikta signs up Phil Neville for relaunch

Football prediction game Predikta has signed up Phil Neville to support the re-launch of the brand’s platform, which connects mates, colleagues and even ex-players in a network for predicting football scores. Revamped to be more sociable and sharable, with the option to use Wisdom of the Predikta Crowd for accumulators, Predikta posts a list of ten matches ahead of each …

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London Baby Sponsor Profile: Vermantia

Vermantia’s Tony Plaskow explains what his firm has in store for ICE Totally Gaming and London Baby! What has your company and its services and operations learned from 2014? 2014 was a transformative year for Vermantia with significant corporate development, new content development and several new Tier 1 operators signed up to promote our content. Alongside the heavy investment into …

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Tailorbet expands publisher network

Peer to Peer, customised sports betting network Tailorbet has announced that it has grown its sports betting publisher network to 35 high coverage partners since June. Tailorbet has agreed partnerships with well-known sports content websites including Squawaka, EPL Index, This is Anfield and Footytube.com The Isle of Man operator will soon launch its services for sports betting operators in the …

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Mkodo’s Mark Gibson on joined-up messaging

Mark Gibson, mkodo Business Development Director and Chair of the AIME Mobile Betting Gaming Forum, believes that the different mobile marketing channels need not be viewed separately. Developing an excellent, market-leading, mobile proposition for your customers to enjoy is one thing but you’re only taking advantage of half the opportunity if you don’t address acquisition and engagement strategies. Within mobile, …

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MARCA and Oddslife launch social sports game EL GURU

Spanish media giant MARCA, famous for its daily coverage of Real Madrid, has entered the social gaming arena thanks to a partnership with social betting technology supplier Oddslife Ltd. Using the Oddslife platform, MARCA has launched ‘MARCA EL GURU’ – a customised social sportsbook platform that allows users to engage and compete with each other using their knowledge of sports. …

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