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ANJ appoints Xavier Asperge as French gambling’s IT supervisor

Strengthening its compliance remit, l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ), France’s unified gambling regulator, has confirmed the appointment of Xavier Asperge as its Director of Technical Expertise and Systems Supervision.  Asperge will be tasked with developing the ANJ’s new tech supervisory unit, the division charged with monitoring and registering all tech-related components of licensed French gambling businesses. A qualified telecommunications engineer, …

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Entain: Ladbrokes and Coral will be Grand National’s top tech studs

Entain has outlined the significance of this Saturday’s Grand National race for its flagship UK brands of Ladbrokes and Coral. Aintree’s heritage fixture will mark the first occasion in which both customers of Ladbrokes and Coral will be supported by Entain’s proprietary technology systems. Despite facing COVID-19 headwinds, during the first half of 2020 trading Entain fulfilled its technical objectives …

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Maxima Compliance names Filippo Ferri as first CCO

Full-service compliance agency Maxima Compliance has strengthened its commercial operations via the appointment of Filippo Ferri, who becomes the group’s first chief commercial officer (CCO). He will be based out of the company’s Barcelona office. Ferri previously spent more than three years as director of igaming strategy and new products at BMM Testlabs. He has more than 15 years of experience within the …

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Entain strengthens credit check duties with Synalogik  

Entain Plc has partnered with financial security technology services provider Synalogik to deepen its verification and risk reporting accuracy protecting its group-wide customers. The FTSE100 group becomes the first major igaming operator to deploy Synalogik credit check and financial assessment systems, used by companies such as NatWest, O2, Telefonica, and Innovate UK.   A developer of customised credit verification systems for …

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Genius Sports refreshes brand identity to reflect NYSE future

Genius Sports Group has this afternoon unveiled its new corporate brand and identity, as the company prepares for its imminent listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).  Updating its global partners, Genius disclosed that its entire sports tech portfolio and data assets had been consolidated under the single identity of ‘Genius Sports’.   The move reflects the ‘rapid convergence’ of …

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Nikola Teofilovic joins JKR as Senior Investment Manager

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JKR Investment Group has confirmed that Nikola Teofilovic, until recently the VP of AskGamblers at Catena Media, has joined the team as a Senior Investment Manager. Teofilovic (pictured) will be overseeing M&A and international development of the marketing assets for the investment group. More specifically, this means raising JKR’s international profile in B2B marketing, SEO and tech entertainment “I’m extremely …

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FlightScope buyout sees IMG Arena bolster its tech unit  

IMG Arena has acquired FlightScope Services, bolstering its data gathering, insights and analysis capacity for tennis and golf.  Based in Gliwice, Poland, the FlightScope team is set to be fully incorporated within IMG Arena’s sports tech unit, which will be significantly expanded with 160 new employees as a result of the deal. The enlarged tech unit will be led by …

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Incentive Games forms new FTP alliance with FSB

Incentive Games continues its strong 2021 commercial momentum, securing a licensing and distribution arrangement with FSB Technology of its free-to-play (FTP) betting-related games content. Under terms of the arrangement, sportsbook platform provider FSB will promote Incentive Games FTP suite to new and existing partners, helping them optimise their customer acquisition channels and marketing campaigns. FSB has backed betting innovation studio …

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Genius Sports takes full commercial responsibility of NFL betting data

Genius Sports has become the lead strategic data partner for the NFL, in a deal which will see it develop new fan-led experiences and commercialise existing game data provisions for the league.  The partnership sees Genius become the exclusive global data distributor of NFL real-time and play-by-play statistics for all wagering-related services including sportsbook, publishing and media. Updating stakeholders, the …

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Jumio: Education and engagement are key to increasing onboarding efficencies

Customer interaction and education can be key to identifying the most efficient onboarding experience for online gambling, according to panel members engaged in the latest SBC Webinar titled: ‘The Dice are Cast for KYC and Players Verification Compliance’.  The timing of the webinar is significant as the user journey takes on deepened importance for gaming and betting operators, with any …

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