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NetShop ISP launches three new data centers in Asia and Europe

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NetShop ISP has confirmed the launch of three new data centers in strategically located regions across Asia and Europe. The company has added Singapore, Hong Kong and the Netherlands (Amsterdam) to its existing spread of global data centers across the US (Los Angeles), the UK, Cyprus and Malta.  Click HERE for more details from Stefano Sordini, NetShop ISP CEO, on …

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Top five by 2024? RTSmunity tracks the growth of esports betting

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The overall esports betting market size is projected to double in 2020, from $7 to $14 billion, but how does this total number translate to both gross gaming revenues (GGR) and profits for esports operators?  Writing for the latest issue of SBC Magazine, Ondřej Šilhavý from RTSmunity said that the GGR generated by esports betting globally – tracking at $343 …

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A step beyond: How NetShop ISP can ‘outrun’ the hosting services competition

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Data center and web hosting services provider NetShop ISP can only “outrun” the immense competition for clients – including those active in the iGaming industry – by taking the next step beyond the end-product’s delivery. “Not only do we need to be ahead of the technology trends to support our customers, but we also have to compete on a daily …

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Gamesys targets strong 2020 closing after successful Spanish launch

Gamesys Group Plc has cited continued growth momentum across its brand portfolio as the LSE-listed online gambling group recorded growth on all key operating metrics.   Publishing its Q3 2020 trading statement, Gamesys recorded a 31% increase in group revenues to £190 million, reflecting a period of strong organic growth which was supported by an increase in customer activity. Providing …

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SBC Magazine Issue 11: Ralph Topping, SPACs and the best way to spend £100m

Kicking off Issue 11 of SBC Magazine, we have an exclusive interview with former William Hill CEO Ralph Topping, who reflected on his journey from a part-time cashier in one of Glasgow’s independent betting shops to the boardroom of William Hill. He looked back on the ways that UK betting shops have evolved in recent years and how bookmakers have …

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iGaming Academy secures Asian vision with Raffles Training

Online gambling workforce training and skills development agency iGaming Academy has expanded its resources for the South East Asian gambling market partnering with Philippines counterpart Raffles Training Inc. Announcing a ‘first of its kind’ partnership, iGaming Academy will develop a series of dedicated courses, engineered to improve all-levels of across employee training and skills development. iGaming Academy will promote its …

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EveryMatrix confirms TOTOIT takeover

iGaming technology provider EveryMatrix has completed its acquisition of TOTOIT, a Thailand-based development company. Both companies have worked together ‘for several years on many development projects’. Through the takeover, TOTOIT will join forces with EveryMatrix’s Front-end Division and assist the company’s clients in building websites tailored to their unique value proposition. Ebbe Groes, Group CEO of EveryMatrix, commented: “We have …

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Highlight Games goes live in the Philippines

London-based video virtual sports specialist Highlight Games has confirmed that it will debut its products in the Philippines after entering a new agreement with Kirschner Games International (KGI) in association with Broomhead Holdings Inc. and interactive marketing firm Red Dot Singapore. Under the terms of the agreement, products from Highlight Games’ portfolio will be supplied by Broomhead Holdings to KGI. …

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SIS: Offering an omni-channel experience for online and retail customers

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Rachel Coulson, Head of Product Proposition at SIS, highlights how operators can adjust their online sportsbook offering to optimise engagement with both online and retail customers within the current climate. Retail has long been the cornerstone of the betting industry in many countries and for a significant proportion of bettors it is the place where they will always choose to …

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Sachin Tendulkar to boost India’s fantasy sports awareness as PFG ambassador

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has signed a new partnership with Paytm First Games (PFG), a subsidiary of India’s largest mobile payments company Paytm, to become the fantasy sports platform’s new brand ambassador for this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL). Tendulkar will also support PFG in creating awareness of all fantasy sports in India, with an aim of generating excitement around …

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