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Netflix shows the way for iGaming says BtoBet

Netflix

Netflix provides an excellent example of the power of a company with a simple, clear customer strategy and business model adapted for the digital age, according to new insight on the player-first betting experience from BtoBet CMO Sabrina Soldà. Soldà explained that iGaming companies should take note of how Netflix is “redefining the concept of customer centricity through technological innovations”. …

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Betgenius appoints Bill Anderson as US commercial lead

Bolstering its commercial capacity and new market development, Genius Sports’ sportsbook management and wagering data subsidiary Betgenius has confirmed the appointment of Bill Anderson as Vice President of Americas. A seasoned industry and media executive, Anderson is the former US business development lead for sports data supplier Perform Media (2018-2019), and has further held senior executive roles at GAN and …

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mkodo agrees £7.8m sale to Pollard Banknote Canada

The management of mkodo has this morning issued a corporate statement confirming that it has reached a binding agreement to be acquired by Canadian commercial printing firm Pollard Banknote Limited. Deal terms will see Pollard Banknote pay an initial £7.8 million sum for mkodo assets and IPs, prior to standard capital adjustments. The acquisition will feature further earn-outs based on …

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Intralot focuses on group transitions as dire results continue

Athens-listed gambling technology group Intralot SPA has posted a further quarter of negative declines across its core business metrics and KPIs as it continues to focus on a business transformation programme to counter corporate headwinds for its operating markets. Publishing its latest Q3 2019 trading statement (period ending 30 September), Intralot reports a 6% decrease in year-to-date revenues of €555 million …

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LeoVegas kicks off Vaxjo recruitment drive

Stockholm-listed online gambling group LeoVegas AB is seeking new engineering talent to join its IT hub in the Swedish city Vaxjo (Kronoberg county). This weekend, LeoVegas HR launched an innovative marketing campaign advertising in ‘code’ the vacancies the operator seeks to recruit, throughout Vaxjo’s city billboard. Operating since 2011, LeoVegas maintains three offices within its home market of Sweden located in …

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Interwetten expands instant payment capacity with MuchBetter

MuchBetter, a provider of tailored igaming payment solutions, has confirmed a strong close to 2019 year-end trading as it secures German legacy sportsbook Interwetten Sports as a new client. Following successful negotiations at SIGMA 2019, MuchBetter announces that it will launch its instant ‘real-time’ payment services across Interwetten’s digital portfolio within the coming weeks. Operating since 2017, MuchBetter igaming payment solutions …

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Wanabet Spain orders Kiron Interactive’s full VS service

Kiron Interactive, a specialist provider of virtual games has confirmed that it will enter the regulated Spanish online gambling marketplace, securing a partnership with R.Franco’s flagship digital property Wanabet. Updating the media, Kiron informs that its ‘BetMan RGS’ platform will be integrated within Wanabet’s sportsbook offering, deploying its full inventory of VS content including football,  horseracing and greyhound content, as well …

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MuchBetter launches CashDuster to bridge payments and marketing dynamics

Specialist igaming payments provider MuchBetter has announced the launch of its new service ‘CashDuster’, which seeks to bridge operator marketing and payment disciplines. A first of its kind service, CashDuster will help incumbents drive engagement at the point of deposit, allowing operators to display leading marketing campaigns and promotions via the MuchBetter app. Offering frictionless, instant and fixed-cost transparent transactions, …

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Scientific Games completes $1.2 billion debt-note transaction

Issuing a corporate filing, Nasdaq-listed technology group Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed that its wholly-owned subsidiary unit ‘Scientific Games International Inc’ has completed its private debt-offering of $1.2 billion sanctioned at the start of November. A breakdown of the transaction sees Scientific Games debt-note comprised of two tranches set at $700 million of senior unsecured notes due for 2028, and $500 …

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Gamesys moves compliance disciplines to TruNarrative’s ‘single platform’

London-listed Gamesys Group (formerly JPJ Group Plc) has moved to strengthen its customer on-boarding capacity appointing TruNarrative as its ‘single platform’ compliance solution provider. The agreement sees Gamesys utilise TruNarrative’s all-in-one compliance solution across its digital portfolio, providing provisions for fraud detection, ID verification, behavioural monitoring, AML and KYC referencing. Updating stakeholders, Gamesys detailed the importance of managing compliance enforcements …

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