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Keeping it real: Golden Race takes basketball game online

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Golden Race CEO Martin Wachter said that 3×3 Basketball can become the “big game for 2020” after it was launched for the online market at this month’s ICE London. Formerly intended solely for the retail market, 3×3 Basketball was the first virtual to come with a cashout function when it was launched in December 2018. However, as Wachter told SBC …

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The end of the one-stop solution for sports betting?

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The preference for a ‘one stop shop’ solution amongst operators is a thing of the past says Altenar COO Dinos Stranomitis, who added that it is now modern practice for B2C betting and gaming businesses to choose specific elements from different B2B providers. Speaking to SBC News at ICE London, he said that Altenar will continue to specialise in providing …

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WATCH: Scientific Games delivers sports betting aggregation first with OpenMarket

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Scientific Games is now ready to deliver “rapid innovation” to its customers through OpenMarket, a first aggregation platform for sports betting “anywhere on the planet”. Launched at this month’s ICE London (see video above), OpenMarket has become the sixth component of the OpenSports sportsbook solution for the online arm of Scientific Games. Keith O’Loughlin, SVP for Sportsbook, Digital for Scientific …

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Betgenius – Euro 2020: Adding player markets to BetBuilder will deliver margin gains

In part two of Betgenius’ Euro 2020 optimisation series , James McKiernan, Commercial Director for Europe, explains why same-game multiples will once again be a hugely popular product and how operators can set their offering apart… _____________ Same-game accumulators and request-a-bet (RAB) products were one of the biggest success stories of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Allowing punters to bet …

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Insider Sport: On the ball – FIFA announces player protection fund

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on Juventus’ decade long stadium deal, FIFA’s salary protection fund, Everton’s TikTok announcement and Valencia trailing an in-stadia food delivery service.   _____________________ FIFA to launch new player wage protection platform FIFA has announced plans …

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AgiproNews Italian View – Dignity Decree’s blanket ban shows no effectiveness

Italian betting leaders attending the ICE2020 London conference detailed their frustrations as Italy’s new coalition government continues to enforce a blanket ban on gambling advertising sanctioned by the former administration’s Dignity Decree mandate. Prior to the conference, online gambling trade body LOGiCO bluntly stated that the Decree had failed in its core objectives of reducing Italian gambling spend and safeguarding …

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Paddy Power: Sinn Féin surge sees coalition uncertainty

The Irish gambling landscape is set to face some major changes in the coming months, but what has been a surprise to many is the mass seat gains of Sinn Féin. Speaking to Joe Lee, Head of Political Betting at Paddy Power, he explained that punters are backing a second general election before the end of the year, while a …

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Betting turns to Tote dynamics to engage esports crowds

Betting’s current context sees Tote betting and pool systems function as a wagering discipline primarily serviced through horse racing. To date debate and opinion have focused on how to modernise the Tote for modern audiences, dragging pool systems into the 21st century In order to capitalise on its exponential growth in recent years, a handful of esports operators have opted …

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Betgenius – Euro 2020: Agile trading approach holds key to live betting growth this summer

Dmitri Agapov Head of Trading at Betgenius looks ahead to the battle for in-play engagement and outlines why control of technology will be vital in achieving success… ________________________ How can we win market share this summer? That’s a question that traders and marketers at sportsbooks across Europe will be asking themselves ahead of the 2020 UEFA European Championship. Starting 12 …

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Winning Post: Sex, Lies & Clickbait at ICE2020

Regulus Partners begins the week by dissecting the media storm surrounding an eventful ICE2020 Conference. Despite the negative headlines, the industry can take comfort in its balanced reaction to media hysterics… In a week when the Guardians of Righteous Justice descended upon the ICE2020 expo in search of indignation, Signor Flavio Grasselli delivered a particularly memorable riposte to the brand …

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