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Better Collective defies low sports win margins to post record Q4 revenues

Better Collective

Stockholm-listed Better Collective A/S has posted Q4 revenues of €19.6 million, up 61% from the €12.1 million in the corresponding period of 2018. The igaming affiliate’s record revenue performance was helped by in excess of 118,000 new depositing customers (NDC’s) during the period (55% growth, most of which was organic). EBITA before special items increased by 32% from €5.4 million to …

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Paysafe hires former Barclays UK platform lead Sujit Unni as new CTO

Online payments group Paysafe has confirmed the appointment of Sujit Unni as Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO), leading the firm’s product cycles, payment networks and innovation frameworks. A key leadership hire for Paysafe’s corporate strategy, Unni joins Paysafe from Barclays UK, where he served as a Managing Director overseeing the development of the firm’s retail and business lending platforms. Updating …

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William Hill and Scientific Games announce four-year extension

William Hill and Scientific Games have announced a four-year extension to its existing sportsbook platform partnership, building on a long-standing relationship that first began in 2007. A statement released by Scientific Games this morning confirmed that William Hill will continue to utilise its sportsbook platform – including betting engine OpenBet – and casino content through Open Gaming System (OGS). As …

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GiG divests B2C arm to Betsson AB for €31 million

Issuing a market filing this morning, Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has disclosed that it will divest its entire B2C unit to Betsson AB. The company confirmed that it has agreed terms on a share purchase agreement worth €31 million, consisting of a €22.3 million cash payment for the assets on top of a further  €8.7 million prepaid platform fee. …

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Spelinspektionen rejects Ninja Casino domain transfer

Stockholm-listed Global Gaming AB has had its latest attempt to revive its flagship Ninja Casino property within Sweden rejected by gambling inspectorate Spelinspektionen. Spelinspektionen governance is reported to have blocked the transfer of Ninja Casino’s SE domain to Global Gaming marketing partner Viral Interactive. A marketing services provider, Viral Interactive had applied to secure the Ninjacasino.se domain under the management …

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Betsson Group backs CasinoBeats Malta and SBC Summit

Betsson sponsors CasinoBeats Malta and SBC Summit

The close working relationship between SBC and Betsson Group has been further strengthened by the news that the igaming giant is to sponsor both the CasinoBeats Malta and SBC Summit events. Betsson has been an active participant in many previous SBC events, but has chosen to step up its involvement for the online casino conference and exhibition in Malta, where …

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Betting welcomes Digital Chain for its new marketing era

Industry full-service marketing agency Digital Choo has unveiled its new corporate identity ‘Digital Chain’ at London’s ICE2020 conference. The agency revealed a new name and logo, accompanied by its new tagline of ‘We Establish Brands’ to better reflecting the company’s ambitions and fast growth nature. “The rebrand to Digital Chain (DC) is a manifesto of the company’s inner evolution, values, …

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KSA Chief monitors ‘Euro conduct’ ahead of Dutch licensing opening

Rene Jansen, Chairman of the Netherlands gambling regulatory authority Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has warned industry leadership that operator conduct and behaviour will be judged as key conditions for licensing. Jansen made his remarks addressing an audience of legal executives at a gaming event hosted by Amsterdam law firm Kalff Katz & Franssen. 2019 saw the Dutch Kamer settle on the terms …

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LeoVegas outlines strategic changes for UK operations

Ahead of publishing its interim report for Q4 2019, online gambling group LeoVegas has outlined a number of strategic changes that it plans to make, which will impact its UK-facing brands and future strategy. LeoVegas has reiterated that it plans to ‘fully use economies of scale in technology, product and organisation’, and has confirmed that its planned relocation to new …

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SBC continues to grow media operation with SlotBeats addition

SBC has continued to grow to its news network with the launch of SlotBeats, sister site to leading online and land-based casino news portal CasinoBeats.  SlotBeats is the latest addition to SBC’s expanding media operation, which includes websites that attract a monthly audience of more than 170,000 unique visitors from the gambling and sports industries, as well as the SBC …

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