Sportsbook

AJNA in focus: What’s next for BetConstruct’s Third Eye?

AJNA

The central component of BetConstruct’s ICE London exhibition was AJNA, or Third Eye, a scouting solution which recognises the game flow of sporting events and provides advanced player tracking in real time. Dmytro Fedyukov, Head of Data Science at BetConstruct, delivered an update on AJNA as it is today, where it will go in the future, and the key target …

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SportPesa denies €80 million Kenya player winnings tax dispute

Business Daily Africa, has reported that the Kenyan Revenue Authority (KRA) has placed a demand for a minimum KSH 10.3 billion (€80m) on market-leading bookmaker SportPesa, attached to backdated taxes spanning a period of three-years. The KRA tax charge has been filed against SportPesa’s private entity ‘Pevans East Africa’, stating that the betting group had withheld taxes that should have …

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EGBA – Lotteritilsynet punitive actions prove that Norway needs gambling reform

The executive of pan-national industry trade body – the ‘European Gaming & Betting Association – EGBA’, has blasted Norway’s gambling authority Lotteritilsynet of regulatory over-reach for demanding that national banks block payments deemed to correspond with online gambling transactions. EGBA governance reacts to weekend news reports, that Lotteritilsynet is actively targeting the restriction of payments of six Malta MGA licensed …

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JenningsBet selects FSB to drive digital revamp

Independent bookmaker JenningsBet has confirmed that it will re-launch its online betting property utilising FSB Tech platform provisions, as the legacy bookmaker emphasises accelerating its digital profile within a much changed UK betting landscape. JenningsBet confirms that it has selected FSB as its lead platform supplier moving to revamp its digital sportsbook property with reactive in-play odds, comprehensive pricing modules and …

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Dutch senate passes Remote Gaming Act after years in limbo

Two and a half years after the original bill was passed in its House of Representatives, the Dutch Senate has finally passed its Remote Gaming Act, paving the way for igaming regulation across the Netherlands.  With the aim of addressing the unregulated online gambling market for Dutch consumers, the new legislative framework will be integrated into law through a Royal …

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BetB2B brands pass 1 million mark for daily players

BetB2B

Betting brands created using the BetB2B platform – including 22bet.com, 1xbet.com, 1xbit.com and betwinner.com – are now serving over 1 million players each day. BetB2B, a partner brand of 1xBet, allows for the quick launch of sports betting, esports, slots, live casino, bingo, games, TOTO and financial betting services. Clients can choose which of the betting components are most relevant …

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Paddy Power: Rebel divorce sees odds tumble on Corbyn departing Labour leadership

Bookmakers have placed the spotlight on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, and how he handles the departure of breakaway rebels forming a new Independent Party within UK politics. Branded the ‘Gang of Seven’, the rebel cabal has been deemed as the biggest reprimand of Corbyn’s party leadership, and his handling of Labour’s position on Brexit. Since yesterday’s confirmation of the …

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LeoVegas AB announces raft of new leadership appointments

LeoVegas - Premier League

Further to publishing its 2018 full-year results, Stockholm-listed LeoVegas AB has confirmed that it has strengthened the firm’s executive management team, announcing three key new hires. As previously communicated, seasoned digital strategist Richard Woodbridge has joined LeoVegas’ executive team as new Group Chief Operations Officer (COO). A fresh industry recruit, Woodbridge has formerly served as the digital operations lead for …

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WATCH: SG Digital – The sports betting experience of the future

SG Digital future

Keith O’Loughlin, SVP of Sportsbook at SG Digital, has predicted a future for sports betting where a majority of bets placed will be created uniquely. In an interview completed at the ICE exhibition, O’Loughlin tracked the evolution of sports betting, specifically in terms of events, markets and prices provided to the end customer. He said this journey, which started with …

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Bede moves to bolster Spanish market profile

Spiffbet

Gaming software supplier and platform provider, Bede Gaming, is building on its established European presence with a concerted expansion into the Spanish market. The expansion strategy follows a number of content integrations with providers such as Play’n Go and SBTech which has further strengthened the supplier’s market presence. The Bede platform, which has received a full licence from regulatory authority …

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