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mkodo and SBC Webinars present How to Architect Your App for Success

mkodo How to Architect Your App for Success

The SBC Webinars series continues on Thursday 6 May with How to Architect Your App for Success hosted by mkodo, the digital product specialist for the lottery, casino and sports betting sectors. With apps now the preferred method of interacting with operators for tens of millions of players around the world, building a product that performs has never been more …

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Genius Sports acquires FanHub to bulk-up its fan engagement muscle

Genius Sports has agreed to acquire free-to-play (FTP) games developer and fan engagement studio FanHub Media, undertaking its first corporate acquisition as an NYSE-listed enterprise. The deal will see, Genius add an FTP games offering to its existing sports betting technology unit, whilst FanHub’s fan engagement solutions will be merged with Genius media division. Dealmakers chose not to disclose deal …

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FSB upgrades gamification capacity with Captain Up

FSB Tech has struck an alliance with cloud-based gamification and loyalty platform Captain Up, in a bid to boost its burgeoning online sportsbook and casino offering. The partnership will allow operators powered by FSB’s full tech-stack solution to maximise customer activity and drive loyalty through the use of gamification, behavioural psychology and smart social tools. “We aim to push the boundaries of …

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Kambi plans for red hot summer to follow record-breaking Q1 results  

Kambi Group Plc has celebrated a record opening to 2021 trading, as the Stockholm-listed sportsbook technology provider achieved double digit growth across all core operating metrics and KPIs, as a result of its significant sportsbook network growth.  Publishing its Q1 trading update, Kambi registered group revenues of €43.2 million – up 55% on the €28 million recorded in 2020. Updating …

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Scientific Games ranks as Greece’s top tech workplace

Scientific Games has been recognised as Greece’s best technology workplace, having ranked fifth on the ‘Hellas – Great Place to Work’ corporate employment index.  The Nasdaq technology group jumped-up two spots on the Hellas 2021 employment index, registering as Greek tech’s highest-ranking incumbent. The ‘Great Place to Work’ index is published annually by the Hellas business institute, recognising the companies …

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MoneyMatrix adds 25 new payment options during Q1 trading

MoneyMatrix has incorporated 25 new payment options into its solutions portfolio so far in 2021, expanding its presence into international gaming jurisdictions with localised payment methods for iGaming operators. Part of the EveryMatrix group, the iGaming payment gateway and processing platform has made an expansion of its payment solutions and active territories a core part of its corporate strategy for 2021. In the …

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Unibet debuts betting’s first seamless Watch&Bet sports player

Kindred Group has announced that a live stream ‘Watch&Bet’ player will make its debut on the Unibet sportsbook app, better-accommodating sports betting customers’ unique live engagements and preferences on mobile devices.   Rolled-out on Unibet’s iOS app, the mobile sportsbook will now feature a watch&bet player, supported by ‘live-odds overlay’ functionalities, delivering a single-screen wagering experience for Unibet mobile customers. Unibet …

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Betclic revamps US sports trading capacity with Sports IQ

Betclic Group has optimised trading provisions across its US sports inventory by integrating the odds maker and customised trading solutions of Sports IQ. The pan-European betting group has agreed terms on a multi-year arrangement, which will see its sportsbook teams supported by Sports IQ’s automated trading suite, covering all major US sports events. Operating since 2018, Montreal-based Sports IQ is …

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OKTO and Kaizen Gaming link focuses on mobile payment journey

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Gametech firm Kaizen Gaming has partnered with OKTO, enabling Stoiximan and Betano players with a seamless user experience.  The collaboration is aiming to ‘modernise the player payment experience’, as it focuses on a seamless physical-to-digital payment method through Stoiximan.Cash and Betano.Cash.  Kostas Georgoulas, Director of Strategic Accounts of OKTO, commented: “Our partnership with Kaizen Gaming is in line with our …

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IGT downsizes board following departure of Beatrice H Bassey  

IGT Plc has informed investors that Beatrice H Bassey has chosen to retire from all duties as an independent director of the NYSE gambling technology group.  The former General Counsel and Compliance Officer of emerging markets private equity fund Atlas Mara, Bassey had joined the IGT board in March 2020, a month prior to the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic …

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