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PA Betting Services: Meeting demand for esports in-play action

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Jack Kelliher, Commercial Manager for PA Betting Services (pictured), discusses the unforeseen esports events in lockdown, the ‘pulling power’ of large brands to attack the space, popular objections for those nervous about getting involved, and the trading advantage to setting prices against those for other major betting sports. SBC: With the betting world now having had time to readjust to …

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Soft2Bet: Why diversification of white label products is essential in complex times

Soft2Bet

Boris Chaikin, CEO at Soft2Bet, talks to SBC News about boosting its catalogue of esports and virtual sports titles at the first sign of disruption to live sports, using the ‘hiatus’ to apply a raft of fresh features, and how the the crisis has magnified the need for white label providers to cover non-mainstream sports alongside traditional favourites. SBC: With …

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DOWNLOAD: BtoBet’s report on East Africa betting potential

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The online betting and gaming industry in Africa is garnering a lot of attention from major operators, both locally and internationally. However, with a widespread improvement from a technological perspective, and a wider regulatory imprint legalising the iGaming industry, many experts consider the continent’s Eastern region as having the most potential. TO DOWNLOAD BTOBET’S ‘EAST AFRICA BETTING REPORT’, CLICK HERE.

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Golden Race continues LatAm expansion through Universal Soft

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Virtual sports and betting technologies provider Golden Race has signed a new partnership with Peru-based horse and greyhound racing operator Universal Soft.  Thanks to this deal, Golden Race will have its all-in-one solution integrated with Universal Soft betting shops and online platforms. The Golden Race all-in-one solution, made available through a single API, combines the company’s virtual sports collection with …

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Igor Vasilj: Making sure the price is still right for NSoft

Igor Vasilj

Price management will become challenging for the betting industry as sports return to action, said NSoft Senior Sports Trader Igor Vasilj (pictured), because of the impact the enforced break has had on some of the information used to determine match odds. Vasilj has now spent more than six years with NSoft – a software solutions provider which provides both pre-match …

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Abelson turns up the power for Low6 darts betting app

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Abelson Info will provide the darts data for ‘PDC Picks’, a pool betting app launched by Low6 just ahead of the PDC Darts Home Tour. The agreement will allow Low6 to expand the range of games available on PDC Picks, while Abelson will also supply data for the developer’s ‘Low 6 Picks’ football and racing app. Announcing the deal, Abelson’s …

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Net gains: How Sportradar is helping to bring tennis back

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Sportradar is preparing to support more tournaments to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the tennis ecosystem, notably the Generali Austrian Pro Series starting on Monday 25 May featuring the sport’s world number three Dominic Thiem (pictured). We spoke to Sportradar’s MD for Sports Partnerships David Lampitt to discuss how these tournaments are being handled and why both the integrity …

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Home struggles support higher odds as Bundesliga returns

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There were higher odds than normal for the home teams as the Bundesliga season resumed in Germany, a trend likely to be reinforced after just one of the teams went on to win. That was a key finding from this month’s Better Collective Spotlight, for which one of the igaming affiliate’s flagship products in German speaking markets, Wettbasis, provided its …

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Roger Tyrzyk, IDnow: Helping online operators stop the bad guys

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‘Non manipulable’ identity verification solutions, such as those provided by IDnow, are vital across all industries where companies carry out customer interactions that require a high level of security – something which can, of course, be applied to online gambling. We asked Roger Tyrzyk, IDnow Country Manager for UK&I, Malta and Cyprus (pictured above), to discuss the ‘best of both’ …

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Betby’s Sergey Tsukanov: Esports is here to stay

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As we edge closer to the return of mainstream sports betting, we caught up with Sergey Tsukanov, Chief Risk Officer at Betby (pictured), to talk esports, alternative markets and the need for industry innovation following the current downturn.  SBC: How has Betby adapted products and services for its partners since the cancellation of sporting fixtures began?  ST: The cancellation of …

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