Tag Archives: Spain

R. Franco launches industry start-up accelerator program ‘Wanajump’

Spanish gambling operator Grupo R. Franco (R. Franco) has announced the launch of its industry start-up accelerator program ‘Wanajump.’ The operator will run two incubator categories under the Wanajump program; ‘Incube’ and ‘Accelerate.’ Launching the initiative, R. Franco governance revealed that the company plans to support up to 30 start-ups per year. Its ‘Incube’ program will focus on initial stage …

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Grupo Codere launches new platform & website for Codere.es

Spanish gambling group Grupo Codere has announced the launch of its new platform for its online sportsbook and casino verticals, hosted under its Codere.es brand. The platform launch has been additionally supported by a new fully responsive website launched last week. Optimising its sportsbook offering Codere.es will feature more in-play betting markets, faster website loading times and better user functionality …

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2016 growth sees Interwetten seek new market entry

Updating the market on its year-to-date corporate performance (nine-month period ending 30 September) European sports betting operator Interwetten has reported a group revenue uplift of 27% to €50 million. Following strong consecutive quarter performances, Interwetten governance detailed that the company was targeting a ‘breakthrough of €1 billion turnover threshold’. For its YTD 2016 performance, the European operator has generated a …

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Spain ACB ‘unlocks’ data value with Genius Sports

The Asociacion de Clubs de Baloncesto (ACB), the governing body of Spanish professional basketball has selected Genius Sports as its ‘Official Data Partner’. Integrating Genius Sports’ LiveStats system, ACB will look to ‘unlock the value of its data’ forming a three-season partnership with the sports data specialist. Detailing provisions, ACB will now operate Genius Sports ‘Sports Management Platform’ allowing for optimal …

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Luckia goes local with Celta de Vigo

Grupo EGASA (EGASA) Spanish online gambling brand Luckia (Luckia.es) has confirmed that it has become the official betting partner of La Liga football club Celta de Vigo (Celta).   Confirming the sponsorship, which will see the Luckia brand promoted on the back of Celta’s 2016/17 football shirt, EGASA governance was pleased to have partnered with its local Galician football club. …

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R.Franco to launch new digital games division at EIG Berlin

Updating the market, Spanish gambling operator R.Franco will reveal its new online gambling content division ‘R.Franco Games’ at the upcoming EIG Berlin Conference (18-20 October). The new division specializing in games development will be operated by R.Franco Digital, and will support its existing online gambling asset Wanabet (wanabet.es). R.Franco governance stated that its new brand enters the Spanish online gambling …

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GVC boosts European casino content with Microgaming Quickfire

Bolstering its European online casino inventory, FTSE 250 operator GVC Holdings (GVC) has announced that it has signed a major games content agreement with Microgaming’s Quickfire division. Supplied by Microgaming Prima Networks the GVC brands of bwin, partycasino and partypoker will be over 50 games titles supplied by Quickfire for their casino product offerings’ in the regulated markets of Bulgaria, …

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BetConstruct furthers Spanish market presence with iJuego sports betting partnership

Multi-channel gambling technology provider BetConstruct has confirmed that it has signed an agreement to provide sports betting provisions for Spanish licensed online gaming operator iJuego (iJuego.es). iJuego a subsidiary of Spanish gambling group Comar Inversiones, SA will launch its tailored sports betting product utilising BetConstruct provisions, which will give the operator access to over 30,000 live sports events per month. …

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Pentasia relocates European hub to Barcelona

Industry specialist recruitment and executive search firm Pentasia, has confirmed that it will open its new European regional development office in Barcelona, Spain by autumn 2016. Confirming its relocation to Barcelona, Pentasia management stated that its Gibraltar staff would relocate to the new facility which will now serve as the recruitment firms main European hub. Pentasia Barcelona will focus on …

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Roberto Carlos becomes brand ambassador for Tempobet

Tempobet has announced that Roberto Carlos will be its brand ambassador for the new Football season. The former Real Madrid left back has signed a 12-month deal with the online sportsbook. Carlos, 43, won three Champions League medals and four La Liga titles during an 11-year stint at the Santiago Bernabéu between 1996 and 2007. He also played in three World …

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