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mkodo and SBC Webinars present How to Architect Your App for Success

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The SBC Webinars series continues on Thursday 6 May with How to Architect Your App for Success hosted by mkodo, the digital product specialist for the lottery, casino and sports betting sectors. With apps now the preferred method of interacting with operators for tens of millions of players around the world, building a product that performs has never been more …

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Google takes stricter stance on privacy for gambling apps

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In the latest updates of the Google Play Terms of Services, the technology giant announced the welcome development that it will allow real money gambling apps in 15 additional jurisdictions effective from 1 March, writes Stuart Godfree, Managing Director at mkodo. With much of the industry previously restricted to Apple’s platform, this move triggered many operators to reconsider its app …

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mkodo agrees £7.8m sale to Pollard Banknote Canada

The management of mkodo has this morning issued a corporate statement confirming that it has reached a binding agreement to be acquired by Canadian commercial printing firm Pollard Banknote Limited. Deal terms will see Pollard Banknote pay an initial £7.8 million sum for mkodo assets and IPs, prior to standard capital adjustments. The acquisition will feature further earn-outs based on …

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ELA lotteries recognises mkodo as a trusted developer

Mobile innovation studio mkodo has underlined its status as a technology developer for the global lottery sector by securing ‘associate membership’ to the European Lottery Association (ELA). Joining the ELA’s membership, mkodo will uphold the association’s guiding mandate to ‘promote sustainable gaming models for the benefit of society’. Updating stakeholders, Stuart Godfree, Managing Director and Co-Founder of mkodo, explained the …

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Stuart Godfree: mkodo – Relax! Apple guidelines won’t trigger industry’s ‘Appexit’

Stuart Godfree, Managing Director & Co-founder of mobile development and innovation studio mkodo, tells industry tech stakeholders to pay no attention to the hysteria generated by Apple’s stricter enforcement of non-native apps… ______________________ On 3 June 2019, Apple updated its App Store review guidelines, imposing restrictions on real-money apps. It followed stricter enforcement of guidelines clamping down on non-native applications …

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WLA recognises mkodo as a lottery innovation stakeholder

London based mobile development and innovation studio mkodo has announced a significant coup for its gambling services and profile, confirming that it has been accredited with membership to the World Lottery Association (WLA). Recognised as the ‘leading authority’ for global lottery stakeholders, the WLA is a membership organisation, which seeks to act in the interests of ‘state-authorised’ lottery operators. In …

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mkodo warns industry developers of Apple backlash on ‘simple wraps’

London-based mobile app and innovation studio mkodo has issued industry stakeholders a warning with regards to new Apple App Store policies and listings guidelines, inbound with the US tech giant’s ‘4.2 update’. Moving forward, the Silicon Valley giant has pledged to enforce policies requiring app developers, including those operated by industry incumbents to have a minimum level of native functionality. …

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