Technology

Malta MGA launches next phase of crypto testing environment

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has announced that it will advance its research and resources of cryptocurrency capabilities aiding Malta’s regulatory development of online gambling incumbents. Updating stakeholders, the MGA announces that it has launched the second phase of its ‘Sandbox Framework’ initiative, exploring the capacity of authorising ‘virtual financial assets’ as a means of payment, along with further blockchain-centric …

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Betfred boosts KYC muscle with HooYu ID provisions

Seeking to bolster its all-round customer on-boarding provisions, meeting new UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) online gambling regulatory requirements, Betfred has partnered with digital ID verification solutions provider HooYu. Betfred has been utilising HooYu’s platform ID provisions since April, helping the bookmaker to improve its KYC procedures as all UK licensed incumbents are required to undertake stringent ID checks on customer …

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Smarkets makes its US play with Full House Resorts

Announced as a major corporate development, fast-growth Smarkets has this morning confirmed that it will enter the US sports betting market in partnership with Nasdaq-listed casino group Full House Resorts. Updating the market, Smarkets leadership confirms that it has secured a long-term technology agreement to act as lead online sportsbook supplier for Full House Resorts within the states of Indiana …

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ID disruptor MIRACL delivers industry ‘binary proof’ solution – ‘MIRACL-Trust’

MIRACL, developer of specialist ID verification provisions for highly regulated markets has announced the launch of its purpose-built ‘MIRACL-Trust’, customer authentication solution for online gambling incumbents. The update sees MIRACL, who have developed multi-layered authentication solutions for financial services firms Credit Agricole and Experian, launch its first module for the online gambling sector – with the company detailing that it seeks …

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BetBlocker gains maximum coverage indexing on Amazon Fire OS

BetBlocker has announced that it has become the ‘first and only’ industry responsible gambling tool to be made available for Amazon’s Fire OS operating system. Updating the market, BetBlocker the gambling control app that lets vulnerable players restrict access to over 6400 gambling domains across multiple digital platforms, confirms that it has launched a version of its free app built …

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Kambi secures NagaWorld Cambodia sportsbook extension

Stockholm-listed sports betting platform and systems provider Kambi Group Plc has confirmed that it has secured a multi-year extension to its sportsbook agreement with Cambodian leisure and entertainment operator NagaWorld Ltd. Kambi has acted as NagaWorld lead sports betting systems supplier since 2014, with the partnership representing the Stockholm technology group’s first Asian market agreement. The extension, will continue to …

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Bookmaker efficiencies key to Wager’s success

The use of certain bookmaker efficiencies is the key to conquering betting’s ‘social wagering conundrum’ according to Elliot Robinson, co-founder of London-based social betting start-up Wager. Having launched its newest product on 9 August, the mobile-based betting app has continued its development by introducing new features. This has in turn reportedly led to an organic usership growth from an initial …

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Betsson partnership sees GIG Comply maintain its tier1 status

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has become the latest industry incumbent to integrate Gaming Innovation Group’s ‘GIG Comply’ provisions across its digital marketing operations. Updating stakeholders, Betsson details that it has integrated the industry’s most sophisticated ‘compliance screening tool’ to support its ongoing multi-brand marketing campaigns. Helping operators adhere to diverse marketing compliance standards across multiple jurisdictions, GiG Comply is …

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CheckdMedia launches ‘Fantasy Hub’ seeking to disrupt all fantasy football engagements

Sports betting affiliate marketing publisher CheckdMedia has expanded its product portfolio, launching its ‘Fantasy Hub’ app, seeking to further engage with new and existing UK football audiences. Made available through iOS and Android, the Fantasy Hub is a free-to-play app produced by CheckdMedia’s newly formed ‘CheckdDevelopment’ unit seeking to tap into the publisher’s network of football communities, who engage regularly …

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Optimove expands real-time dynamics to help betting meet new marketing demands

Optimove has expanded its industry-centric capabilities focusing on enhancing operators real-time engagements and customer reporting functions. The supplier of digital marketing optimisation and customer retention tools has expanded its ‘Marketing Hub’ provisions specifically for sector stakeholders, who are now required to engage in ‘real-time campaign’ monitoring, decision making and compliance dynamics to meet the sector’s enhanced responsibility and sustainability agenda. “Realtime …

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