Sportsbook

BetVictor strikes deal to honour BetBright antepost bets

The controversial cancelling of antepost bets by BetBright when the Irish based operator closed down earlier this month is to be rectified after the stepping in of Gibraltar-based bookmaker BetVictor.  Acting in a ‘personal capacity’, former BetBright Executive Chairman Rich Ricci has partnered with BetVictor to announce a plan which will enable former BetBright customers to have their Ante Post bets reinstated. Former BetBright …

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Mercurius launches Tradr delivering ‘one-touch’ trading strategies on Betfair

New betting software development studio Mercurius seeks to empower the next generation of Betfair traders with sophisticated artificial intelligence tools. This week, Mercurius announced the launch of its ‘Tradr’ application on the ‘Betfair App Directory’, which will offer exchange customers access to automated trading strategies at the press of one click. Based in Milan, Mercurius is founded by the enterprise team of Fabrizio …

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Small software team drives sportsbook iFrame solution for Betinvest

iFrame

Betting platform provider Betinvest put faith in a small team with the right software expertise to push through the development of its customised ‘plug-and-play’ Sportsbook iFrame solution. The team consisted of only four developers with ten years experience in the industry. Starting their careers in Germany, the four have also worked in Cyprus, Asia as well as Ukraine. Valentyn Kyrylenko, …

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OddsMatrix pens new deal with Betting Promotion

Industry platform and technology services provider EveryMatrix has penned a new partnership with Betting Promotion which will support Betting Promotion’s expansion of its current sportsbook platform live offering. The sportsbook platform includes a number of EveryMatrix’s proprietary sports data feeds. EveryMatrix CEO, Ebbe Groes, commented on the new partnership: “The OddsMatrix Data Feeds are highly flexible and can be easily …

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GVC and Hero become the latest to join Swedish gaming association

SafeEnt

GVC Holdings and Hero Gaming are the two latest gaming operators to join the Swedish industry association Branschföreningen för onlinespel (BOS) which encourages probity, integrity and social responsibility for operators. The membership is set to apply to all gaming brands under the GVC and Hero umbrellas, including GVC’s bwin, PartyPoker and PartyCasino. For Hero, this will cover its Casino Heroes, …

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Big on Boxing William Hill backs Okolie & Buatsi’s champions journey

Continuing to back British boxing talent, William Hill marketing has announced the appointments of future prospects Lawrence Okolie and Joshua Buatsi as new brand ambassadors. Both boxers won their respective bouts last weekend at London’s Copper Box Arena, with Okolie securing the Commonwealth cruiserweight title, whilst Buatsi won the UK light-heavyweight crown. Moving quickly up all boxing rankings, Okolie (26) …

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Global Stars Group updates long & mid-term operating directives

The executive team of Toronto TSX-listed The Stars Group Inc has today disclosed the firm’s medium-to-long term directives, having significantly enlarged its global identity acquiring Sky Betting & Gaming (Sky Bet) and the Australian assets of CrownBet and William Hill Australia. Today in New York, the Stars Group hosted its ‘Investor Day’, outlining core potential growth opportunities, medium-term financial planning, …

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Argentine football demands that Macri & Vidal tango on BA gambling reforms

Political rifts are developing in Buenos Aires, as Argentina’s biggest football clubs and the governance of the Superliga and Argentine FA (AFA) demand that football is rewarded in the upcoming reform of BA’s gambling laws. Argentine Superliga and AFA officials have demanded that President Mauricio Macri (Argentina PRO), leader of the Cambiemos governing coalition, move to suspend the Buenos Aires …

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Smarkets revamps executive leadership team for critical 2019

Online betting exchange Smarkets, has moved to significantly strengthen its executive leadership team, announcing a quartet of C-level appointments. Updating the market, Smarkets confirms that former enterprise team member Robin Harrison has returned to the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Harrison re-joins as Smarkets technology lead, having spent a year as Head of Engineering for Santander Bank backed fintech …

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188Bet shuts down UK & IRE betting presence

Annatar Limited, the holding company of online bookmaker 188BET, has announced that it will no longer service the UK and Irish online gambling markets. This morning Annatar published a full closure announcement on the 188BET.co.uk website, stating that it had ceased providing services to players located in the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and Gibraltar. In its statement, Annatar maintains that …

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