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Playtech joins All-in Diversity Project to strengthen its ‘Sustainable Success’ charter

The All-in Diversity Project (AiDP) has welcomed Playtech Plc as its latest member, as the FTSE250 technology group commits to participating in the non-profit’s workforce diversity and employment equality and inclusion directives.   The membership follows Playtech launching its ‘Sustainable Success’ – corporate responsibility programme, establishing the tech firm’s CSR l goals in a new decade of complex socio and environmental …

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Sportnco expands international vision following fruitful 2020 trading

Sportnco is preparing for its next stage of enterprise growth, as the French sports betting technology group doubled its corporate earnings to €6.1 million during 2020.  Providing a breakdown of its 2020 trading, Sportnco revealed a ‘balanced split ‘between its B2B and B2C activities’. B2B revenues were up 89% to €10m, whilst Sportnco’s ‘consumer-facing revenues’ rose 3% to €9m. Closing …

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Steve Bates joins Aurum Solutions as product lead

Steve Bates

Aurum Solutions has strengthened its senior leadership team after naming Steve Bates as the new Head of Product and Technology. In his new role, Bates will take responsibility for Aurum’s development team to help increase the adoption of new technologies across the company. He will also take responsibility for creating an “even more efficient and robust product”.  Commenting on the …

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Smarkets supercharged by new Susquehanna investment

Smarkets has entered a new enterprise and innovation phase, having completed a Series-B funding round by securing a new investment from Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE). The transaction marks the first capital raise by Smarkets since the firm’s inception in 2008, which saw it raise to £3.8 million to establish itself as a leading online betting exchange. Subsequent year-on-year growth has …

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Kambi completes sportsbook makeover of Belgium Scooore

In time for Euro 2020’s tournament kick-off, Belgium’s Loterie Nationale has relaunched its flagship ‘Scooore’ sportsbook property, following an overhaul of the brand’s core operating systems led by Kambi Group and TG LAB.  Last Autumn, Loterie Nationale – the operating firm of Belgium National Lottery – announced that it had selected Kambi and TG LAB as lead technology partners, tasked …

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Abelson Info strikes TV listings partnership with LiveScore and Virgin Bet

Abelson Info has sealed back-to-back commercial agreements for its live TV and streamed sports listings feed API to be utilised by LiveScore and Virgin Bet. The customised supplier of sports data and odds provisions for global betting stakeholders welcomes leading affiliate publisher LiveScore and sportsbook challenger brand Virgin Bet as new customers of its specialised live sports listing service. Abelson’s …

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Rank completes Hawkeye customer care monitoring upgrade

Rank Group Plc has deployed its proprietary-built ‘Hawkeye’ real-time safer gambling monitoring system, observing customer engagements across its flagship online properties of Grosvenor Casino and Mecca Bingo. Updating stakeholders, the LSE gambling group completes a key 2021 corporate directive, ‘investing significantly’ to revamp its customer care capacity, allowing its teams to better identify player risks and carry-out interventions were necessary.  …

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Sportradar launches live video push notifications in partnership with WSC Sports

Sportradar has teamed up with AI video production specialist WSC Sports to launch the sports betting sector’s debut ‘Live Video Notification’ push service.    Declaring an ‘industry first’, Sportradar and WSC will provide sportsbooks with a platform to automatically publish live event video highlights to their customers via the use of mobile push notifications. Delivering real-time highlights, the live video push …

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Kambi to power LatAm debutant NG Gaming’s sportsbook drive

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Kambi Group will power the sportsbook ventures of newly launched South American market operator NG Gaming. The sportsbook technology systems supplier has disclosed that it has secured a commercial arrangement to serve as lead platform supplier for all NG Gaming sportsbook provisions, servicing the LatAm markets. The multi-year partnership will see Kambi support the imminent launch of Olimpo.bet – NG …

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BetMakers tables AUS $4bn buyout of TAB to tempt shareholders to form a new Aussie giant.  

BetMakers has become the latest suitor to show its hand in the pursuit to acquire Tabcorp Holdings TAB wagering and media unit.  The ASX-listed racing and wagering systems provider submitted its deal proposal, which values Tabcorp wagering assets at AUS $4 billion (€2.5bn). Wooing Tabcorp shareholders, BetMakers stated that it had proposed the most compelling acquisition for TAB, whose customer …

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