The latest technology news for the gambling industry

Parimatch leads Ukraine contingent at Web Summit

Leading CIS markets betting group Parimatch Tech will headline the ‘Ukraine Pavilion’ at Web Summit 2021 (1-4 November, Lisbon), the world’s biggest tech start-up, venture capital and innovation conference.  The pavilion has been organised to promote opportunities within Ukraine’s fast-growth tech scene which maintains over 5,000 IT companies and a talented workforce employing over 250,000 software developers. The Web Summit …

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MERKUR Sportwetten reorganises its tech and online units

Gauselmann Group has announced that it has split its MERKUR Sportwetten unit into two separate departments to optimise the performance of its flagship sportsbook brand across all markets. The DACH market sportsbook’s B2C online unit will now be housed by the ‘Digital Operations Team’ led by Andy Bentley as MERKUR Sportwetten’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Bentley was promoted to …

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SharedPlay hires Cristina Turbatu as enterprise CTO

B2B SaaS provider for the real money gaming industry, SharedPlay, has “strategically” hired Cristina Turbatu as its new chief technology officer. Turbatu previously held the positions of team lead, software architect and senior software developer after five-plus years as head of innovation labs and marketplace for Playtech. Until recently, she also served as managing director for Girls in Tech Gibraltar – a not-for-profit organisation that promotes diversity …

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Delasport strives for GLI standards to drive EMEA expansion


Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has welcomed iGaming, sports betting and casino solutions provider Delasport into its growing portfolio of new clients in the EMEA region.  GLI will test Delasport’s iGaming and Sports Betting platform using GLI-33: Event Wagering Systems and GLI-19: Interactive Gaming Systems. Each jurisdiction has the authority to set their own standards; however, many use the GLI standards …

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Continent 8 nets Microsoft Silver Partner status

Continent 8 Technologies has strengthened its cloud offering to operators and suppliers as it achieves Microsoft Silver Partner status for two competencies: Datacenter and Application Development. As part of the Microsoft Partnership Network programme, it allows for companies to undergo various tests and “close scrutiny” to deliver its software, solutions and support based on Microsoft technologies. To achieve this status, the company completed …

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888’s SI Sportsbook ‘powers consumer deposits’ in Nuvei partnership

888 has announced its partnership with Nuvei, a payment processing company, which will provide a payment solution for the betting company’s recently launched SI Sportsbook. In alliance, Nuvei is to supply it’s instant bank payment solution to 888 in order to ‘power consumer deposits’ to the sportsbook platform, ‘providing seamless, real-time’ bank account funding. Yaniv Sherman, SVP Head of US …

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Novibet unites with GBG to boost seamless player journey

Novibet has strengthened its digital identity capabilities through a new partnership with GBG.  The collaboration will seek to optimise the brand’s overall customer onboarding experience, for the UK market – as Novibet deploys GBG’s ID3Glbal technology to onboard players. Nikos Katsaros, Legal & Compliance Director, Novibet commented on the link: “We chose GBG based on their proven experience – successfully …

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Aspire Global and Esports Technologies enter strategic partnership

Aspire Global is set to integrate Esports Technologies’ proprietary odds modelling, market creation and trading feed into its own esports platform. As a result of a strategic licence agreement between STO-registered Aspire and the Nasdaq-listed esports betting organisation, the latter will also gain access to the former’s offerings and managed services.  These offerings will include a number of B2B igaming …

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beBettor launches new ‘V-Check’ Financial Vulnerability Check in response to latest UKGC guidance


In response to the UKGC’s latest Customer Interaction Consultation Update, the new beBettor ‘V-Check’ assesses customer’s Financial Vulnerability, enabling operators to identify potential risk earlier in the customer journey. To help operators stay ahead of changing affordability regulation, independent UK technology and data science company beBettor has developed a new check designed to take place earlier in operator workflows that …

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BetVictor links with Quantum Metric to ‘drive product and UX evolution’

BetVictor has enlisted Continuous Product Design (CPD) provider Quantum Metric to assist with driving its customer-focused product development. The partnership will see Quantum work to capture data on customer experiences and behaviour across BetVictor’s platforms, enabling the Gibraltar-based operator’s team to evolve its product in-line with player needs. Additionally, the Quantum Metric will be incorporated into the operator’s marketing and …

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