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AffiliateFEST to provide “deep dive” insights from iGaming experts

AffiliateFEST

AffiliateFEST is the only event where iGaming affiliates pick up “deep dive” tangible insights from acquisition marketing experts, all speaking under non-disclosure agreement (NDA). Established in 2015, AffiliateFEST offers growth hacking content for affiliates focused on developing their acquisition marketing skills. The fourth edition of the event is being held at Hilton Olympia on Wednesday 19 September, as part of …

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CashBet bolsters senior executive team with Gaur & Kanter appointments

California based blockchain-powered igaming platform provider CashBet has moved to strengthen its senior executive team. Updating the market, CashBet confirms the senior executive appointments of Tarun Gaur as Vice President of Engineering, alongside Jeremie Kanter as Vice President of Compliance. A seasoned technology lead, specialising in machine learning and software architectures, Gaur has previously held leadership roles as Vice President …

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Sportsbet.io launches first crypto cashout functionality

Coingaming Group sports betting subsidiary Sportsbet.io has expanded its market trading dynamics, becoming the first bitcoin sportsbook to launch in-play cashout functionalities. Announcing its ‘crypto betting first’, Sportsbet.io punters will be able to lock-in profits, minimise losses and manage their wagers on Sportsbet.io’s proprietary platform. Updating the market, Joe McCallum, Director of Sportsbook at Sportsbet.io, said: “We aspire to be one …

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6 of the Best – BetterBetting’s Adriaan Brink

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Adriaan Brink is the Founder and CEO at BetterBetting, a blockchain-based decentralised sports betting system. Brink has become the latest industry leader to provide 6 of the Best answers for the readers on SBC News. Keep reading to find out more about his love of sailing, the place which merited a four-part entry to his personal blog, and the “raw” but different …

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Bookie in Public Beta for Russia 2018

Issuing a market update, blockchain-centric sports betting exchange Bookie has detailed that it plans to ‘go live’ with its initial public beta ahead of World Cup Russia 2018 (14 June – 15 July). Bookie’s beta launch will allow players to compete for ‘real bitcoin prizes’ as the operator releases a series of betting competitions and leaderboards to test its proprietary …

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Tipstrr announces new cryptocurrency at #bofcon2018

Tipstrr, the online betting tips service, announced a new sports tipster-focused cryptocurrency yesterday, at the Betting on Football 2018 conference. Named Tipcoin, it has been launched to alleviate a number of issues that had been identified by the West Midlands-based firm. Andy Jones, Tipstrr Technical Director, described the thought process behind the decision: “So the biggest barrier our users have, is the …

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Betting on Football delivers blueprint for player props perfection

Betting on Football

Perform Group and Sky Bet will join forces at this week’s Betting on Football (20-23 March) to expose what’s changed to drive the boom in betting on player and team stats. Featuring SVP of Perform Betting Shane Gannon, Sky Bet Head of Trading Andy Wright and Opta Chief Analyst Duncan Alexander, ‘Opta and Sky Bet’s blueprint for player props perfection’ …

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Tom Light to leave SBTech for new Blockchain venture

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SBTech’s Senior Vice-President of Business Development Tom Light is set to leave the group, after four years, to begin a fresh venture. Establishing his new undertaking, Light aims to unite blockchain and gambling by harnessing the power of cryptocurrency in a gaming and betting environment. Commenting on his next move, Light said: “I have really enjoyed working at SBTech and …

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Gaming Standards Association announces new board for changing gambling industry

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Global gambling trade body the Gaming Standards Association (GSA) has elected a new board of directors, as it marks its twentieth year in existence. Updating industry stakeholders, GSA governance stated that it wanted to reflect its diversity of membership with its new board appointments. The new GSA board will consist of Novomatic senior executive Roman Czubak, taking the role of …

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Toby Oddy – Digital Fuel – Taking innovation by the horns to deliver a profitable service

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Marketing agency Digital Fuel will mark this year’s London Affiliate Conference (LAC) by launching a new GDPR compliant acquisition platform for the online gambling sector. Ahead of the conference, the company’s founder and CEO Toby Oddy spoke to SBC News about the importance of attending high profile trade shows, how the increased regulatory responsibilities have shaped the market, and what …

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