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STS secures European expansion through BetConstruct deal

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STS has become the first Polish bookmaker to extend its reach across Europe after securing a deal with software developer BetConstruct for both sports betting and gaming content. BetConstruct will provide its sportsbook product – as well as those for esports, live and RNG casino, virtual sports and statistics – to enable STS to expand into the UK, Germany, Norway, …

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MGM Resorts vows to cut costs as part of MGM20 initiative

MGM Resorts International has vowed to cut costs, improve efficiencies and prepare for a period of growth as announced in its new company-wide ‘MGM 20′ initiative.  The company is striving to grow from its previous profit growth initiatives implemented in 2015, and expects to deliver annualised Adjusted EBITDA uplift of $300m (£238m) in aggregate, consisting of $200m (£159m) by the end of 2020 …

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Year in Review: Sportsbooks revel in 2018 growth

With the opening of new markets and the opportunity of the World Cup, this year marked a significant chance for sportsbooks to elevate engagement and embark on expansion. The World Cup, as shown by Google’s most searched terms, was arguably the buzzword for 2018. England surpassed everyone’s expectations by reaching the semi-finals, front-runners such as Portugal and Brazil were knocked …

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SBTech extends deal to keep Sazka sportsbook in Czech

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The Czech Republic’s national lottery operator Sazka has confirmed a multi-year extension to its sportsbook partnership with SBTech. The agreement, first signed in 2016, has seen SBTech drive “substantial revenue” gains for Sazka despite significant competition from international operators, particularly since regulation for online and land-based gambling was passed in January 2017. The sportsbook product provided by SBTech, which keeps …

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Profits soar as bet365 toasts significant growth

Leading online bookmaker bet365 has confirmed significant growth in its full-year accounts  (12-month period to March 2018), recording a 26% increase in betting and gaming revenue to £2.7 billion. The operator continued to benefit from its high-level sportsbook offering, specifically in-play betting which accounted for 77 per cent of its sports betting revenue, as well as this, mobile betting revenue rose …

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DraftKings enhances New Jersey footprint

DraftKings has partnered with the Resorts Casino Hotel, the first casino hotel in New Jersey, for the launch of a premium sports betting experience at the venue. The operator has announced that the sports betting venue, which is set to open its doors in at the end of this month is nearing completion, pending approval from the Division of Gaming Enforcement. …

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William Hill US enters legal battle with FanDuel over copyright allegation

William Hill US has opened legal proceedings against competing sportsbook operator FanDuel, over alleged copyright infringement relating to a betting guide at the Meadowlands racetrack. The civil complaint filed by William Hill has outlined that the ‘How to Bet Guide’ distributed by FanDuel was identical to the Hill’s guide. One of the key passages in FanDuel’s guide features the wording …

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BetConstruct’s sportsbook software gets South African stage

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Armed with a Manufacturer’s Licence for the South African market, BetConstruct is ready to present its “most complete multi-channel sportsbook software for the region”. Having obtained the licence from the National Gambling Board for South Africa in November of last year, the developer and provider of online and land-based gaming solutions is ready for the first extension of ICE away …

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VSODDS.BET: Appealing to a more considered sportsbook user

With the unveiling of its new sportsbook, VSODDS.BET has underlined its ambition to place a greater focus on betting traders, offering only pre-match, fixed odds to players in core markets around the world. The company’s founder, Dalius Dabashinskas detailed to SBC the strategy for putting these ambitious plans in place by appealing to a more considered sportsbook bettor. SBC: Could …

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Melvin Ritsema: Staying true to Royal Panda’s sportsbook roots

In the second of an exclusive three-part series for SBC News, Royal Panda CMO Melvin Ritsema discusses his company’s takeover by LeoVegas, staying true to its own sportsbook roots despite the acquisition, why the UK market remains the principal target, and how pricing ploys around the World Cup will be taken forward into future high-profile tournaments. SBC: Was the Royal …

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