Michael Lawson

World Cup diary – Setting goals for BetRegal’s big event debut

BetRegal.com, a new sportsbook created to provide its customers with the “highest possible value” in prices, is pulling into the car park for this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia. Ahead of the first game of football’s showpiece event, BetRegal Head of Marketing Aly Lalani addresses his nervousness ahead of the company’s most significant sporting event to date, the importance …

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6 of the Best – Golden Race’s Martin Wachter

This week’s 6 of the Best comes from the CEO and founder of omni-channel virtual sports provider Golden Race. Martin Wachter is one of the industry’s most established figures, and the Austrian offers a glimpse of life of an international businessman. Best Holiday It would have been two years ago in Dubai – it was my first holiday since I …

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Bede looks to add World Cup shine with Sun International deal

Online gaming industry supplier Bede Gaming has announced the relaunch of The Sun International Group’s new Sunbet site, www.sunbet.co.za, on the Bede platform. Signed at the end of 2017, Sun and Bede have been working tirelessly to support the group’s new digital strategy, with Bede as its exclusive platform partner. The partnership sees the South African casino group capitalise on …

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Mr Green has one eye on World Cup with new betting feature

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Igaming operator Mr Green has teamed up with Netent Live to launch a new sports betting feature just in time for the World Cup. The innovative Quickbet widget has been released on the ‘Live Beyond Live Sports Roulette’ table. The feature is built with a mobile first approach but is also available across devices, making it possible for players to …

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Greyhound Board appoints former RSPCA Chief Exec as Chairman

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has announced the appointment of Jeremy Cooper as its new Chairman. Cooper’s last position was as Chief Executive of the RSPCA, where he devised and implemented a five-year strategic plan. Prior to that, he was responsible for overhauling the RSPCA Freedom Food brand and relaunching it as RSPCA Assured, while turning it into …

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Ian Sims – Rightlander: Playing by the rules

Ian Sims, founder of affiliate landing page tracker, Rightlander, discusses how operators and affiliates can ensure compliance during the World Cup The World Cup is set to be the betting event of the year. Operators will be keen to leverage the opportunity to increase new player sign-ups, boost wagers and, ultimately, drive a significant uptick in bottom line. Affiliates will …

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FeedConstruct to stream 120+ snooker events a month

Sport data provider FeedConstruct has added snooker to its list of in-house streamed sport types. With upwards of 120 monthly events, the firm hopes the offering will generate a lot of interest in the UK and in the chinese gaming market, where snooker’s popularity continues to grow at a rapid rate. To contribute to to player satisfaction and retention, FeedConstruct …

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Armenian president drops by SoftConstruct headquarters

The newly-appointed Armenian President Armen Sargsyan met with SoftConstruct founders Vahe and Vigen Badalyan at the company’s headquarters. The head of state took a tour around the campus of the ‘all-in-one IT and software provider’, meeting the teams and getting acquainted with the solutions provided by the company. As the visit went on, the guests of honour had a chance …

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Altenar strikes partnership with Latvian sportsbook Klondaika

Malta-based sports betting solutions provider Altenar has announced a new partnership with Klondaika, with the Latvian gaming brand set to roll out its new sportsbook today. Altenar’s sport betting platform will operate with Klondaika’s existing brand to deliver a tailored sports betting service to its customers. The new sportsbook will offer betting options for over 600 different markets, including in-play betting …

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Intralot records revenue growth but increased debt for Q1 2018

Athens listed gambling technology and lottery systems supplier Intralot recorded solid revenue growth for its Q1 2018 trading.  The firm reports a modest gross gaming revenue (GGR) increase of 2.5% for Q1 2018, which was further complemented by solid revenue (+12.7%) and EBITDA growth (+15.6%), while group revenues rose by 4.3% in Q1 2018 compared to the previous period of 2017. …

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