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Mario joins list of key traffic drivers for 1xGames collection

Mario

Pachinko, Penalties and Russian Roulette have been joined by a unique version of Mario as key traffic drivers on 1xGames, the online games collection hosted by 1xBet. Added to 1xGames in late October, Mario is a new variation of the classic Super Mario – a platform video game that first became popular in the 1980’s, and Pachinko is promoted as …

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The ‘ideal’ gaming platform: Living up to the multifaceted label

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When it comes to the iGaming industry, the ideal gaming platform is often seen as one that, once developed, can be easily integrated into an existing operator’s environment. However important this might be, it is integration of a different kind – and particularly those that come much earlier in the developmental process, of most concern to BtoBet Chairman Alessandro Fried. …

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SBTech extends deal to keep Sazka sportsbook in Czech

Sazka

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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‘Bank-in-a-box’ brings payment control to MuchBetter clients

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MuchBetter has targeted the gaming industry with ‘Bank-in-a-box‘, a fully managed solution which lets operators get to market quickly and take control of their users’ payments experience. The white-labelled payments service, compatible with both iOS and Android, has been designed to be ultra-secure for the operator, while enabling the end-user to make online and offline payments with just their phone …

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BetConstruct Casino Suite boosted by Jackpot Engine launch

Casino Suite

BetConstruct has launched Jackpot Engine for B2C operators, a random jackpot trigger that provides players with up to 10 different jackpot levels. The latest enhancement to the software developer’s Casino Suite will be displayed both in casino lobbies and inside individual games on web, mobile and native apps. It has been designed to help BetConstruct’s Casino Suite clients increase overall …

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SBC Awards 2018 produces a record 32 different winners

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A record 32 different companies were recognised for excellence in the sports and gaming industries at last night’s SBC Awards ceremony in London, with bet365 once again taking home the Bookmaker of the Year prize. On a night of festive-themed celebration for the industry, bet365 stole the show in front of 700 attendees at The Artillery Garden, before Sergey Portnov, …

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Early Morning racing content switch up for SIS

Horse racing from Melbourne Racing Club and South Australia is now included in the Early Morning Product from Sports Information Services (SIS), while UK and Irish greyhound racing is being phased into the service for the first time. This new Early Morning content replaces the firm’s existing early morning Australian racing, which ceased to be part of the SIS service …

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Videoslots and SafeEnt take Swedish licence count to 18

SafeEnt

The licence count in Sweden has reached 18 after two more companies – Videoslots Ltd and SafeEnt Ltd, a subsidiary of Global Gaming, secured approval to service the market from 1 January 2019. On 3 and 4 December, Videoslots was granted a licence for online games, while SafeEnt secured a five-year licence for betting and online gaming through Ninja Casino …

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Thomas Koller – Friends4Media – Pulling off an “ambitious” UEFA partnership

Friends4Media

An established provider of brand engagement solutions with a special focus on quizzes and trivia games, Friends4Media recently became the sole mobile application games company licensed by UEFA. We caught up with the firm’s Managing Director Thomas Koller, who explained how the partnership with UEFA came about, dispelled doubts over the long-term effectiveness of quiz games, and shared his excitement …

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Brazil closes on regulated betting after record MP 846 approval

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Brazil has taken another step towards legal and regulated sports betting after the country’s Senate voted in favour of MP 846. Brazil’s upper legislative body passed the bill, which details the allocation of lottery revenue to public security as well as allowing for online sports betting, less than 24 hours after the Lower House had done the same. It now …

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