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EveryMatrix relaunches BonusEngine as ‘central hub’ for operator incentives  

EveryMatrix has announced the relaunch of its ‘BonusEngine’ software solution, which will optimise reward and incentive mechanisms for casino and sports betting operators. Upgrading all critical software components, EveryMatrix stated that it has optimised BonusEngine to become the central hub for operators’ management of reward incentives to maximise player acquisition, retention and engagement opportunities. Furthermore, the new BonusEngine will offer …

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Tobias Fagerlund ends Global Gaming CEO tenure

Tobias Fagerlund, CEO of Global Gaming 555, has confirmed that he will step down from his position ‘with immediate effect’. The resignation comes as the online gambling operator enters a ‘new phase’ which requires its leadership to operate from Estonia and Malta, where its operating units are located. Fagerlund was appointed as the acting CEO of Global Gaming in April …

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BtoBet and Aspire: Mixing emerging market strength with mature market clout

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BtoBet‘s acquisition by Aspire Global was an “ideal match” for both companies, who have found a mutual balance in each other to achieve their goals. That was the view of BtoBet founder Alessandro Fried, who explained that his company has gained a partner to quickly reach markets missing from its global footprint, while Aspire has filled an important gap for …

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Growth hungry Paysafe appoints Izzy Dawood as Group CFO

Paysafe Group has confirmed the inbound appointment of Ismail ‘Izzy’ Dawood as new Group CFO, who will join the firm’s executive leadership team on 28 September, replacing outgoing incumbent Peter Smith. A 25-year financial services executive, Dawood joins Paysafe from North American credit score software and systems provider Branch International where he formerly served as CFO from 2019 to 2020. …

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Malta launches ‘Why iGaming’ campaign to attract fresh talent

European-wide igaming trade body iGEN has teamed up with Gaming Malta to launch its new workforce initiative ‘Why iGaming’ which will focus on attracting new recruits to Malta’s thriving online gambling sector. Launching the www.whyigaming.eu website, iGEN’s 22 member companies will collaborate with Malta government-sanctioned non-profit Gaming Malta, promoting vacant job roles within Malta’s igaming community. The website will be …

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Robert Griffin, MIRACL: Don’t Gamble With Passwords!

Robert Griffin, CEO of MIRACL, has urged betting leadership to move beyond its out-dated assumption that passwords can be considered as an effective security measure protecting customers. Presenting a case study at the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital, Griffin detailed that betting operators are still “gambling with passwords” which have become an obsolete security tool, no longer protecting player data and further hindering vital …

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KSA delays Dutch KOA Act 2021 timetable

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has been forced to reorganise its legislative schedule in relation to the Netherlands launching its regulated online gambling marketplace. Issuing a short statement, the regulatory authority for Dutch gambling confirmed that the formal ascension of the ‘Remote Gambling Act’ (KOA Act) would be delayed by a further two months to 1 March 2021. The delay sees the KSA …

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MoneyMatrix expands crypto payment options with DAOWallet

EveryMatrix‘s flagship payment gateway MoneyMatrix has entered a strategic agreement with DAOGroup to utilise its cryptocurrency-fiat exchange provisions as an integrated payment solution for its fast-growing network of operators. The partnership will see MoneyMatrix become the first industry-tailored payment processing solution to offer the ‘DAOWallet‘ designed to supports best-priced currency exchanges for Bitcoin and Ether for crypto, Tether and TrueUSD …

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UKGC calls for final input on slot design

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) will close its public consultation on online slot design and in-game features today (3 September), concluding its gathering of opinions and insights on how to safeguard slot development and making games safer for the general public. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. Marked as …

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Gambless makes UK entry with Lottoland deal

Gambless, a gambling harm solutions platform, has made its entry into the UK market after securing an exclusive partnership with online lotto betting site Lottoland. Available to download via the Lottoland UK website as well as Google and Apple app stores, the platform has been designed to identify and prevent behaviours associated with problem gambling. It provides a number of …

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