IGaming

Cherry restructure of ComeOn sees Jonas Wåhlander depart as company MD

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed industry games and software supplier Cherry AB has announced that it has moved to restructure igaming subsidiary ComeOn’s senior management team. Its decision sees Jonas Wåhlander step down as Managing Director of ComeOn Malta Ltd with immediate effect. During H1 2017, Cherry AB governance completed its full acquisition of ComeOn! enterprise for a total consideration of …

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Raketech announce shift towards responsible affiliate marketing

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Leading iGaming affiliate Raketech has announced the launch of a new brand identity, logo and website that will see the company place a firmer emphasis on being a responsible supplier. The rebrand delivers a fresh look for a company that has evolved from tech startup into award-winning affiliate since its formation in 2010. Raketech CEO Michael Holmberg said: “The Raketech …

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M&A hungry LeoVegas expands UK presence with €60m Royal Panda acquisition

Presenting its Q3 2017 trading update (period ending 30 September), Stockholm-listed LeoVegas Group AB has confirmed that it has entered a ‘definitive agreement’ to acquire Malta-based Web Investments limited the operating company of online casino Royal Panda (RoyalPanda.com). Confirming the deal in its Q3 trading update, LeoVegas has agreed to acquire Royal Panda outright for a purchase price of €60 …

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Bede Gaming launches new partnership with The Games Company

Supplier of software to the online gaming industry Bede Gaming, has described its new partnership with The Games Company as ‘a major step’ towards achieving its goals. The agreement will see Bede expand its content portfolio, with the developer’s full suite of HTML5 desktop, mobile and tablet games being integrated onto Bede’s content aggregator platform, PLAY. The Games Company is …

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EveryMatrix expands CasinoEngine virtuals inventory with Golden Race partnership

Industry platform and software supplier EveryMatrix has moved to expand the virtual sports content for its CasinoEngine product agreeing a new partnership with Golden Race. The partnership will see Golden Race’s high definition virtual sports portfolio added to the CasinoEngine platform, allowing for EveryMatrix’s customers to have a deeper selection of VS game titles. Golden Race CEO, Martin Wachter was …

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Betsson “not satisfied” despite 11% quarterly growth

Gaming operator Betsson recorded growth of 11% compared to the same quarter last year, but CEO Pontus Lindwall has described the overall growth for the period as unsatisfactory. Lindwall also pointed to the lack of development from NetPlay, a UK interactive gaming operator acquired by Betsson back in April, as cause for concern, and noted that measures are in place …

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Bridging the gap… Beehive launches ‘Pulse’ business intelligence tool

Updating the market, customer retention and analysis software supplier Beehive has announced the launch of its new ‘industry-tailored’ business intelligence tool ‘Pulse’. Beehive’s Pulse tools intend to bridge reporting between multiple industry business tools used by operators, with the aim of creating better product and customer engagement insights for strategic decision making. The Pulse product will allow for better ‘drilldown’ …

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‘Fair Spins’ – BGO commits to scrapping bonus wagering requirements

Backing its decision to ‘drop minimum wagering requirements’ on player bonuses, online casino operator BGO Entertainment (bgo.com) has launched new marketing campaign ‘Fair Spins’. Last September, BGO detailed that it would scrap ‘wagering requirements, maximum wins and maximum bets’ attached to its bonus promotions. Moving forward, the online casino will simply reward its active players through ‘real-cash bonuses’ or with …

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Andy McIver departure sees Simon Wykes & Neil Goulden take leadership of Jackpotjoy Plc

Issuing a market update, London-listed online gambling group Jackpotjoy Plc has informed that Andy McIver is to step down as Chief Executive (CEO) of the company. McIver’s leadership departure will see Jackpotjoy appoint former Gala Coral MD Simon Wykes to the position of Group Managing Director. Moving forward, the senior management of all core group gaming assets; Jackpotjoy, Mandalay and …

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Loot boxes under scrutiny as Labour MP submits questions to Parliament

Loot boxes have been thrust into the public spotlight, with a Labour Party MP submitting questions to parliament relating to the divisive virtual item. Daniel Zeichner, the MP for Cambridge, asked Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley what steps she plans to take to “help protect vulnerable adults and children from illegal gambling, in-game gambling …

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