Michael Lawson

Sportsbet.io rebrands with new product and live streaming provision

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Sportsbet.io, a bitcoin-led sportsbook operated by the Coingaming Group, has rebranded and introduced an innovative new product to the sports betting market. The new site is built in conjunction with the best UI/UX experts in the field and incorporates valued customer feedback, as the firm looks to offer a consistent, premium mobile-led service with a particular focus on its motto …

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Propus announces industry veteran Marc Thomas as partner

Propus Partners LLP, the premier betting and gaming operational consultancy, has announced Marc Thomas has joined the firm as a partner. Thomas has over 20 years of experience in the gambling sector, and has worked within the online gambling sphere since the year 2000. His specialities lie in all areas of product development and general management including sports betting, casino …

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Ontario looks for partners to help achieve online betting expansion

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is searching for a company to help expand online and mobile sports betting in the Canadian province, the National Post has reported. The expansion, which is largely focused on sports betting, will allow people to place live bets during games, something currently unavailable through OLG. It also opens the door for the likes …

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NSoft announces link-up with Superbet Poland

NSoft has confirmed the release of its products to Superbet Poland following the securing of a Polish retail betting license. Three new games have been launched for Superbet Poland through NSoft’s SEVEN platform: Greyhound Races, Virtual Motorcycle Speedway and Live Betting MTS, allowing customers to to engage and enjoy the full NSoft experience. NSoft’s content and technology are delivered throughout …

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Rush Street becomes first US firm to offer online virtual sports betting

Rush Street Interactive, the company behind online gambling site PlaySugarHouse.com, has become the first in the US to let gamblers bet real money on the outcome of virtual sports events. The Chicago-based firm made the announcement through a press release earlier today, detailing how it was given approval from New Jersey regulators to let patrons bet online on the outcome …

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BetterBetting launches pre-ICO for betting cryptocurrency BETR

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BetterBetting Foundation, a software systems enabler for sports betting on the blockchain, has launched its pre-Initial Coin Offering (ICO) sale ahead of its ICO in December. The token sale introduces investors to BETR, the betting cryptocurrency that lays the foundations of the first truly decentralised peer-to-peer online sports betting marketplace. All bets will be stored on the blockchain, providing full …

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Kindred Group looks to make inroads Down Under with new marketing drive

Online gambling operator Unibet, part of the Malta-based Kindred Group, intends to use aggressive marketing techniques to increase its share in the Australian gambling market, according to The Australian Financial Review.   Despite entering the market back in 2012 after purchasing local firm Betchoice, Unibet is still relatively small in the Australian market, particularly in comparison to the likes of …

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Paul Winslow – tappit – Ushering in the era of cashless payment

Tech startup tappit specialises in cashless experiences. It provides cashless payment technologies for events and entertainment venues, enabling users to store funds on wristbands or branded cards and venues to work cash-free. The solution uses radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology and can be used for one-off events or permanent installations. We caught up with tappit Chief Marketing Officer Paul Winslow, to …

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Tom Mitchell – RISQ – “Power is nothing without the right controls”

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Following a year of growth, SBC catches up with Tom Mitchell, B2B Director of London-based tech firm RISQ. Bringing new insurance/risk products to market, RISQ’s commercial team has  announced a number of new Tier1 partnerships. SBC gets the full lowdown from Mitchell… ______________________ SBC: Can you begin by introducing RISQ as a company and describing what it is you do? Tom …

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Philip Bowcock – William Hill sees international growth as the fix for potential UK downturns

Updating investors on William Hill Plc Trading, Group CEO Philip Bowcock has detailed that the  FTSE bookmaker will move to prioritise expansion within overseas markets in an attempt to combat any potential growth impacts felt from forthcoming UK regulatory increases. William Hill recorded positive results for its 17-week trading period to 24 October, however, Bowcock believes further international growth will plug any …

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