Kindred Group subsidiary Unibet has signed a new agreement with free-to-play (FTP) sports-game specialist SportCaller to its marketing capabilities and support retention rates for the operator.
Under the terms of the new agreement, SportCaller has rolled out its new game Streakr, which is expected to drive ‘deeper engagement and reliable retention.’
Johannes Nijboer, Sportsbook Business Portfolio Manager at Kindred Group, said: “At Unibet, as with all Kindred Group brands, our cornerstone aim is to improve the user experience with customised, local solutions on the international stage.
“Which is why this company wide alliance with SportCaller makes so much sense for driving retention in a responsible manner Above all, it provides the elasticity and peace of mind for us to grow a regulated and sustainable sports betting market across our markets.
“The unique platform developed by SportCaller frees up our local teams to deploy games based on their territorial strategies in addition to catering for worldwide needs. Their proven track record, industry knowledge, and 24/7 support readily made them our preferred partner, while their rapid concept-to-actualisation game creation and fully-compliant deployment mean we can target and plan with precision, no matter what the territory.”
The partnership comes as Unibet moves to grow its international footprint. The addition of Streakr will allow users to win free bets and cash prizes for accurately predicting consecutive correct results. The player with the longest winning streak scoops a jackpot-sized prize, but the game’s underlying premise embraces a softer marketing function to improve customer dwell time and repeat visits.
SportCaller’s partnership with Kindred brands has seen the group roll out a total of 15 games across 14 countries and in 14 different languages over the past few months, running games from local leagues to international tournaments, with at least 20 different sports scheduled to feature by Q1 2020.
SportCaller MD Cillian Barry added: “We like to think that our FTP platform’s speed of integration and scalability set SportCaller apart. And Streakr is the latest incarnation in this ongoing evolution, demonstrating the varied benefits of our wide-ranging games, and promoting the sportsbook proposition via softer marketing techniques aimed at consolidating retention.
“Given that FTP has become a significant marketing function for Kindred as they look to enhance the customer experience through innovation, this is a partnership of which we’re particularly proud. We look forward to working in close collaboration with their family of brands over the years to come.”