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Mansion Group signs Acuris Risk Intelligence collaboration

Gibraltar based online gaming operator Mansion Group has upgraded its risk management capabilities, confirming a new agreement with Acuris Risk Intelligence. The partnership, which will cover Casino.com, MansionCasino, Slots Heaven and MansionBet, will allow Mansion to both locate and better manage risk through the use of in-depth reports which will ‘further their due diligence, make timely decisions and minimise potential …

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EveryMatrix relaunches BonusEngine as ‘central hub’ for operator incentives  

EveryMatrix has announced the relaunch of its ‘BonusEngine’ software solution, which will optimise reward and incentive mechanisms for casino and sports betting operators. Upgrading all critical software components, EveryMatrix stated that it has optimised BonusEngine to become the central hub for operators’ management of reward incentives to maximise player acquisition, retention and engagement opportunities. Furthermore, the new BonusEngine will offer …

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Joshi returns with ‘Football Survivor’ the betting app for generation TikTok

Social betting app ‘Football Survivor’ has been launched, bringing the fan favourite ‘killer – last man standing’ game to football pools. The mobile app has been developed by social media entrepreneur Olly Joshi, the former founder of betting community and YouTube football channel ‘WantMyBet’. Football Survivor is a straightforward football pools knockout game that sees players pick one team to …

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Aspire Global gains sportsbook platform by acquiring BtoBet for €20m

Aspire Global has announced a €20m cash agreement to acquire all shares of sportsbook and tech provider BtoBet, €15m of which is payable upon closing and a further €5m owed in 12 months time. Lauding the purchase as representing a “key part of Aspire Global’s growth strategy”, it represents the latest step in the group’s aim of covering “the main elements …

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Playtech’s ‘interrupted Snaitech’ bears brunt of COVID-19 disruptions

Playtech Plc will trade with caution for the remainder of 2020, as its business units emerge from a ‘disrupted period’, with its corporate outlook dependent on further COVID-19 outcomes.    Publishing its 2020 interim results (period ending 30 June), Playtech recorded a 23% drop in corporate revenues to €564 million, (H1 2019: €728m) as the FTSE250 technology group absorbed a series …

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Benjamin Böhle-Roitelet joins Sportnco as CIO

France-based sports betting solutions supplier Sportnco has confirmed the appointment of Benjamin Böhle-Roitelet as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO). Sportnco praised Böhle-Roitelet’s technical expertise, highlighting that the new appointment will strengthen the company’s technical arsenal as well as ‘increasing innovation and managing acquisitions of tech companies’. Hervé Schlosser, CEO and founder of Sportnco, stated: “The arrival of Benjamin Böhle-Roitelet …

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Growth hungry Paysafe appoints Izzy Dawood as Group CFO

Paysafe Group has confirmed the inbound appointment of Ismail ‘Izzy’ Dawood as new Group CFO, who will join the firm’s executive leadership team on 28 September, replacing outgoing incumbent Peter Smith. A 25-year financial services executive, Dawood joins Paysafe from North American credit score software and systems provider Branch International where he formerly served as CFO from 2019 to 2020. …

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Sportradar appoints VC figurehead Chuck Robel to lead Audit Committee

Sportradar has strengthened its corporate governance team by confirming the appointment of Chuck Robel as Chairman of the Audit Committee for the Board of Directors. Robel, the current Chairman of GoDaddy, is recognised as one of big tech’s leading corporate stewards having served as a board member and audit chair for McAfee, Informatica, Palo Alto Networks, Borland, Adaptec, Jive Software and …

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Betting CTOs – Tech leadership faces tough choices to accommodate a brave new world 

Adjusting business operations and core systems for unprecedented working conditions, no other betting c-level position has felt more pressure and scrutiny than the CTO. Opening the ‘Innovation and Technology’ track on day two of SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital, tech experts and leading betting operators underlined that following an adjustment period, the industry faces a myriad of new variables beyond …

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Betgenius to lead GiG’s B2B sportsbook management

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has formed a strategic partnership with Betgenius to boost its sports data, trading and risk management provisions, and further the sportsbook capacity of its flagship B2B platform. The agreement will see GiG utilise Betgenius’ end-to-end live data, trading and risk management services to upgrade all sportsbook provisions for regulated market partners. 2020 has marked a year …

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