Tag Archives: World Cup 2018

Successful soft launch for BetterBetting’s World Cup app

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BetterBetting is two weeks into a soft launch period for its World Cup app, produced in record time after the introduction of the BETR token to coincide with the tournament’s kick off on 14 June. The unique blockchain-based decentralised peer-to-peer sports betting system provides a mechanism for two parties to bet with one another on the blockchain with secure contracts. …

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Daily ‘Bet Cup 2018’ prize draws continue for 1xBet players

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1xBet is now two weeks into its headline World Cup promotion, Bet Cup 2018, as the operator continues to provide its players with the chance to win high quality daily prizes. All players who make a bet of £2 or more on World Cup matches get a raffle ticket, which is then added to a daily draw for prizes such …

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Onefootball hits 35 million user milestone ahead of World Cup

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Onefootball, the largest football platform worldwide, has reached a new milestone of 35 million global season active users. The main growth pillars include Europe and the Americas, particular Latin America. With the biggest countries including Germany, Brazil, Italy, Mexico and the UK. The average Onefootball user enters the app around 40 times per month. Caspar von Klot, VP Business Development …

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SBC’s On The Ball – International insight

The Russian World Cup kicked off in style yesterday evening, with the hosts taking apart an amateur looking Saudi Arabia side, in front of a jubilant Moscow crowd. To mark the commencing of football’s showpiece event, this edition of On The Ball aims to give a greater insight into some international stories, analysing the 2026 World Cup, as well as …

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Mr Green CEO tips England for ‘year of redemption’

Mr Green CEO Jesper Kärrbrink has predicted a “year of redemption” for English football, but expects Germany and a Kylian Mbappé inspired France to contest the World Cup final. Kärrbrink, who will play a starring role during Betting on Sports Week (18-21 September), has made a series of predictions for this summer’s tournament in Russia, which concludes in Moscow on …

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Popular TV troll headlines World Cup ‘Hugo Goal’ for Play’n GO

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Play’n GO has moved a “much-loved character” in TV troll Hugo into the world of football ahead of this summer’s showpiece in Russia. The iGaming supplier has embraced World Cup fever by releasing Hugo Goal, a 3-reel online slot featuring Hugo alongside his main adversaries, Afskylia and Don Croco, as well as the Goat. The third collaboration between Play’n GO …

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Tech start-up Tokabot launches virtual betting buddy on bwin

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Tech start-up Tokabot has teamed up with bwin to bring its chatbot technology to the sports betting market in time for next month’s football showpiece in Russia. The two parties have unveiled ‘WettBuddy’, a brand-new approach to customer engagement for customers on bwin throughout the World Cup and beyond. Launching this month in Germany and Austria in a trial phase …

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Alexandru Teodorescu – Oddslife – Who will be this summer’s BetSurvivor?

Oddslife has rolled out BetSurvivor, a last man standing social betting game with a first release designed to find the sharpest predictor at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia. We caught up with the tech company’s CPO Alexandru Teodorescu to learn more about the origins of the product, how it will be used to convert traffic, and how easy …

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World Cup diary – Localizing the product to BetRegal’s target markets

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BetRegal.com, a new sportsbook created to provide its customers with the “highest possible value” in prices, is on the road to Russia for this summer’s FIFA World Cup. In the third diary of this World Cup series, Aly Lalani is talking about overcoming an unexpected hurdle, as addressing localization based issues threatens to dominate the operator’s build up to Russia …

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John Pettit – PBS – Configuration on a minute-by-minute, terminal by terminal level

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Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) was showcasing its latest product range at the recent ICE London exhibition. We dropped by the busy stand to speak to John Pettit, PBS Managing Director in UK, Ireland, Asia and Australia, about improvements made to the company’s SSBT offering, new displays for its ‘OTC’ coupons and further planned developments ahead of this summer’s World Cup. …

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