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Drake to host exclusive live streams on Stake.com

Multi-platinum record selling hip-hop star Drake has doubled down on his commitment to digital currency through a new collaboration with betting platform, Stake.com. As part of the link-up, Drake will come together with the platform for a series of exclusive live video streams throughout 2022. Of significance, Drake will collaborate Stake.com marketing teams to bring an exciting new experience to users, which …

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Luckbox appoints Thomas Rosander as CEO following Quentin Martin exit   

Real Luck Group, the managing company of esports betting operator Luckbox, has appointed Thomas Rosander to succeed Quentin Martin as chief executive of its flagship venture.  The Toronto TSXV firm confirmed the immediate leadership departure of Martin this morning, who will be replaced by Rosander, who initially joined Luckbox in February as Chief Customer Officer (CCO).   A seasoned industry executive, …

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Luckbox appoints ‘HD Pro’ Nevzat Ucar as Head of Content 

Luckbox has continued its recent recruitment drive by announcing the appointment of former Red Bull and Riot Games video publishing executive Nevzat Ucar as its new Head of Content.  Ucar will be tasked with developing and leading Luckbox’s HD multimedia strategies, engaging the widest global audience for the fast-growth esports wagering platform. Luckbox has branded Ucar’s appointment as a critical …

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Real Luck Group pursues further TSXV bookbuild 

Real Luck Group Ltd, the parent company of esports wagering platform Luckbox, has informed Toronto TSXV investors that it plans to undertake a further private bookbuild for its investment portfolio. The company, which floated on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange last November, has reappointed Gravitas Securities Inc to act as its sole book-runner for its new transaction which aims to …

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Sportech sheds Bump weight to Canadian Banknote

Sportech Plc has entered a ‘conditional agreement’ with Canadian Banknote Company (CBN) to sell its Bump Worldwide Inc subsidiary for a ‘gross consideration’ of CAD $10 million (circa £5.7m). Bump is the digital and in-stadia draw-based raffles solutions subsidiary of Sportech Plc which primarily services North American pro-sports franchises and collegiate sports organisations. Updating investors, Sportech confirmed that it had …

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Luckbox appoints Ran Kaspi as CFO to drive next phase of growth 

Luckbox has strengthened its executive leadership team by appointing Ran Kaspi as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Kaspi has joined Luckbox from drone safety systems provider ParaZero Ltd, where he formerly served as financial lead of the ASX-listed company. The executive has prior industry experience having led the ‘economic and performance team’ of 888 Holdings during his five-year tenure with …

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Luckbox appoints Lachlan Thomson to lead new marketing drive

Luckbox has confirmed the appointment of Lachlan Thomson at its new Head of Performance Marketing, leading the esports wagering platform’s planned aggressive marketing drive.  An expert in sports betting and esports disciplines, Thomson is the former Head of Brand Communications for Seattle-based esports entertainment group Unikrn (2018-2020). Taking control of Luckbox’s player acquisition verticals, Thomson will be a key stakeholder …

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Luckbox outlines final TSXV roadmap

Luckbox has revealed its final IPO schedule, as the esports bookmaker anticipates an early October listing on the Toronto TSX Ventures Exchange (TSXV). Updating investors, the Isle of Man-based operator confirms that it has closed its pre-IPO bookbuild, securing back-to-back oversubscribed funding rounds raising a total of CAD $5 million (€3.3m). Luckbox management states that the ‘significant upsizing’, is a …

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Luckbox raises CAD $3.8m ahead of TSX IPO

Luckbox has confirmed that it has completed a CAD $3.8 million (€2.5m) funding round, as it imminently prepares to list on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange. The esports bookmaker outperformed its expectations by announcing that investors oversubscribed to its funding round, which had originally targeted a range of CAD $2-3 million. Satisfying investor interest, Luckbox has confirmed that it will …

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Stars Group sanctions full buyout of BetEasy Australia

The Stars Group governance has enforced its majority rights to acquire the remaining 20% shareholding in Australian market subsidiary BetEasy. Issuing a corporate filing, Stars Group confirms that it has agreed with minority investors to purchase BetEasy’s remaining shareholding for AUS $151 million (€93m) – with governance further agreeing to settle AUS $100 million (€60m) in previous performance incentives related …

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