Technology

B2B plans on hold for Betsson despite strong Q1 opening

Betsson AB has reported a strong opening to 2020 trading, as the company moves to significantly expand its B2C portfolio and sportsbook capacities. Publishing its Q1 2020 trading update for the three month period ending 31 March, Betsson recorded group revenues of SEK 1,417m (€130m) – up 7% on corresponding Q1 2019’s SEK 1,333m. Betsson attributed growth during the period …

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888 integrates Golden Race virtuals in new partnership

888 has strengthened its virtual sports offering after teaming up with Golden Race ‘Beyond Virtuals’ to deliver a range of virtual sports games for its 888casino and 888sport platforms. Under the agreement, players at 888casino and 888sport will gain access to virtual sports betting events including more than 20 leagues and tournaments of 3D Virtual Football, 3D Horse Racing, Dog …

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Steven Armstrong, William Hill: Betting is the lead actor in combating high risk AML threats

As COVID-19 continues to change the regulatory landscape across the globe, the betting sector plays a key role in evolving and adapting AML procedures for all high-risk businesses.   Speaking to Payment Expert, William Hill’s Group Director of AML Steven Armstrong emphasised the importance of the industry’s ability to pull together when it comes to AML innovation.  Armstrong stated: “As an industry, …

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Scientific Games appoints Rich Schneider as group product strategy lead

Nasdaq gambling technology supplier Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed the appointment of Rich Schneider as Group Chief Product Officer (CPO). A key new hire for SGC, Schneider has joined the executive team from Australia ASX competitor Aristocrat, where he served as CPO leading creative studios, hardware and product development. Updating investors, SGC governance details that it has secured an ‘industry …

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UK Tote gains international ‘commingling pool ecosystem’ with Sportech

Entering a multi-year agreement, the new UK Tote Group is set to expand its international wagering capacity by utilising Sportech Plc systems and technologies.  The UK Tote will use Sportech’s flagship ‘Quantum System’ to enhance its commingling capabilities by securing data to Sportech’s global partnerships with leading race organisers such as The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC)  The Quantum system …

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RETAbet signs Golden Race virtual sports integration deal

Spanish operator RETAbet has reached an agreement to integrate any game from the Golden Race virtual sports portfolio, initially for the Spanish and Peruvian markets but in a deal open to future expansion.  The Golden Race content offer includes more than 20 virtual football leagues and tournaments, a great variety of races and number games, as well as other innovative …

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Scientific Games secures $100m in Q2 2020 costs savings 

Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has outlined strong progress for its corporate contingency programme to navigate global COVID-19 headwinds, adding that it expects to secure ‘$100 million in cost savings during Q2 trading’. This morning, the Nasdaq technology group issued new guidance to investors on its COVID-19 contingency programme triggered on 31 March 2020.    Focusing on reducing workforce costs, SGC has …

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Mondobets adds Virtual Football League from Golden Race

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Golden Race has signed an agreement to provide its online Virtual Football League product to Spanish operator Mondobets. It features every major league complete with realistic match odds, which will allow players on Mondobets to bet on every moment and get instant results. Users can access more than 20 Virtual Football Leagues and tournaments simultaneously. “Spain is a market full …

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Domenico Vacchiano joins Magellan Robotech

Magellan Robotech, a subsidiary of Stanleybet Group, has strengthened its senior leadership team after naming Domenico Vacchiano as its new Head of Technology. Prior to joining Magellan Robotech, Vacchiano served as tech leader and a member of the tech management team at Gaming Innovation Group (GiG). He has also served as a member of board of directors and CTO at …

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Golden Race live in Cameroon and Montenegro through Evona

Evona

Virtual sports content from Golden Race is now live in Montenegro and Bettomax.cm through white label partners of Eastern European platform provider Evona Electronic. Golden Race confirmed that it is delighted to announce a new partnership with Evona to deliver its highly engaging offer of virtual sports to more new markets. The first two online betting platforms where Golden Race’s …

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