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BtoBet introduces new strategy to shift sports betting reliance

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The ongoing COVID-19 crisis can be turned into an opportunity for bookmakers to diversify strategies and overcome an over-reliance on the sports betting calendar, said BtoBet CEO Alessandro Fried. The sportsbook and igaming platform provider has initiated a new strategy designed to help operators retain a current fold of players and shift engagement from betting on sports events to other alternative …

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Iforium’s Gameflex integrates all-in-one Golden Race solution

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A full range of virtual sports, slots and live casino games are now available through Iforium’s Gameflex platform as part of a new deal with Golden Race. Gameflex, a casino aggregation platform, has completed integration of Golden Race’s all-in-one solution – made available through a single API – which combines the company’s enhanced virtual sports collection with slot titles from …

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Maxima Compliance appoints Dafydd Williams as commercial lead

Global compliance agency Maxima has confirmed the appointment of Dafydd Williams as Head of Business Development, leading the commercial strategy of its recently launched ‘Complitech’ platform. Williams has joined Maxima from igaming certification and professional services provider GLI Labs, where he served as a Business Manager leading sales for compliance services. Williams will work between Maxima Compliance’s London headquarters and …

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Transformed Nektan eyes ‘break even’ comeback

‘B2B focused’ Nektan Plc remains confident that it can achieve EBITDA break-even results by the end of year trading. Publishing its corporate results for the six-month period ending 31 December 2019 (H1 2019), Nektan recorded corporate revenues of £800,000, up 157% on corresponding H1 2018’s £310,000. The London-AIM firm pointed to its improved commercial pipeline, which sees its software active …

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Apple delays igaming ‘Native iOS’ enforcement 

Apple has granted industry mobile developers with a further reprieve after confirming that it will delay the changes being made to its terms and conditions on its App Store policy. Updating its mobile policy, Apple has confirmed a six-month delay to its iOS design enforcement for betting-related apps, which were due to be implemented on 3 March 2020. In June 2019, …

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EGBA backs EU regulators demand for highest industry standards

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Online gambling trade body the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has underlined its support for regulatory authorities by placing a greater focus on social responsibility and safer gambling measures during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The Brussels-based organisation, which represents online gambling at an EU-level, has urged operators to counter political concerns by ensuring that consumers wager in safe and …

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MGA states zero tolerance approach to crisis marketing

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has reminded all licensed incumbents of their duties in ensuring that ‘responsible commercial communications’ are thoroughly maintained during the ongoing global COVID-19 crisis. Writing to operators, the MGA demanded that that responsible communications and engagements are upheld with consumers who have been forced into lockdown or isolation by their national governments. It said: “We remind …

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Pin Projekt: Automated drums keep live games business beating

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Live games provider Pin Projekt is still up and running despite the COVID-19 outbreak, as its proprietary drum machines can run with or without human intervention. Pin Projekt explained that while live dealers and live draw hostesses retain a key role in the business, it can rely on the automated technology to remain fully operational.  Therefore, despite the impact the …

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WhichBingo survey highlights bingo’s shift towards customer safety 

WhichBingo.com has revealed a strong take-up of safer gambling tools and protections as part of its fifth ‘Online Bingo Market Report’. Publishing an in-depth 64-page report of the online bingo marketplace, WhichBingo underlined that operator focus has shifted to consumer needs on safety.  Key research segments of the report include an online bingo player survey, accompanied by both an overall …

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Maxima delivers comprehensive legal guidance via Complitech

Global compliance agency Maxima has announced the launch of its ‘Complitech’ database solution, which outlines legislative and technical requirements for more than 20 online gambling markets. The Complitech database has been designed to deliver betting executive teams with acute information on all technical requirements needed for operators to launch product to new markets. Maxima detailed that Complitech provides “up-to-the-minute product compliance information …

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