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Fresh Eight deal strengthens Sportradar’s marketing services

Fresh Eight

Sportradar has completed the acquisition of personalised messaging platform Fresh Eight, whose current operator clients include FanDuel, Entain, William Hill and LeoVegas. The acquisition is a further boost to Sportradar’s suite of marketing services, which already includes ad:s – a platform providing highly targeted programmatic advertising for betting and gaming businesses. Sportradar said that the Fresh Eight deal strengthens its …

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SciPlay, Digital and Lottery sectors start COVID recovery for SG

Scientific Games (SG) has reported improved year-end group trading against continued COVID-19 headwinds, impacting the performance of its global commercial pipeline.    The Nasdaq gambling technology group has reported consolidated revenues of US$762 million during Q4 2020 – down 11.7% year-on-year but 8.4% higher than revenue of US$698 million recorded during Q3 trading. A breakdown of business units sees SciPlay, Digital …

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Flutter board takes a US Flavour with Dubuc & Koeppel appointments 

Flutter Entertainment Plc has disclosed a number of boardroom-level changes, governing the FTSE100 gambling group.  Current Deputy-Chairman Divyesh Gadhia and long-term Non-Executive Director Peter Rigby have individually confirmed that they intend to retire from boardroom duties following Flutter’s annual general meeting scheduled for 29 April. The FTSE firm has secured forthcoming replacements, confirming that Holly Koeppel and Nancy Dubuc will …

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CalvinAyre.com stops publishing as Calvin moves fully into crypto

CalvinAyre.com will remain live but publish no further news for the global gambling sector. Yesterday, website founder Calvin Ayre published a statement confirming that his self-titled website would no longer be operational. Ayre, the founder of Bodog Entertainment, launched CalvinAyre.com in 2009 having relinquished all active roles within the online gambling sector. “I launched CalvinAyre.com due to my dissatisfaction with …

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Catena lauds US progress as Michael Daly takes leadership charge

Catena Media backs the acceleration of its US publisher strategy, to mitigate ongoing European market headwinds as stateside growth underlines its 2020 performance.     Publishing its results for the three months ended December 2020, Catena declared operating revenues of €26.6 million, an increase of 0.3% from Q4 2019. Meanwhile, the company also reported a 9% increase in EBITDA to €12.3 million, …

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Real Luck Group pursues further TSXV bookbuild 

Real Luck Group Ltd, the parent company of esports wagering platform Luckbox, has informed Toronto TSXV investors that it plans to undertake a further private bookbuild for its investment portfolio. The company, which floated on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange last November, has reappointed Gravitas Securities Inc to act as its sole book-runner for its new transaction which aims to …

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GSlot Casino joins Alpha Affiliates program

GSlot

The project manager for GSlot told SBC News that the online casino plans to “create more than five new brands” having joined the affiliate program from Alpha Affiliates. “Among our plans with one of the most famous partner programs in the gambling industry is to create more than five new brands that will cover all countries and markets,” he said. …

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All-in Diversity Project initiates latest social media campaign

All-in Diversity Project has launched its #OpenDoors 2021 social media campaign, spanning Black History Month and International Women’s Day. Contributors to the campaign will be asked to ‘thank someone who opened a door for them,’ and pledge to do the same for someone else in the future. The initiative aims to raise awareness of how professional development can be affected …

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EveryMatrix opens ‘Miami hub’ to accelerate US growth prospects

EveryMatrix

EveryMatrix has achieved a major 2021 objective following the opening of its new Miami ‘business development hub’ as the online gambling and sportsbook technology provider pursues strong US commercial opportunities. The technology group’s new office is located in the Brickell area of downtown Miami. The hub will coordinate the company’s activity in the US and Latin America markets as the …

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IBIA and All-in Diversity Project address sports betting challenges

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has formed a strategic partnership with the industry driven All-in Diversity Project (AIDP) to address changing challenges within the sector. AIDP focuses on the promotion of diversity, equality and conclusion in the sports betting and gaming environment, whilst the IBIA cooperates with sporting bodies, law enforcement and industry figures to combat match fixing and …

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