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Tristram Bates, mkodo: The Future of OS

Tristram Bates, mkodo: The Future of OS

With the release of Android 12 and iOS 15 imminent, the usual raft of improvements, enhancements and new features will offer yet more scope for users and developers alike, writes mkodo Engineering Manager and iOS Lead Tristram Bates. As each year and each new operating system passes, there continue to be a host of innovative features that offer further flexibility …

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Google takes stricter stance on privacy for gambling apps

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In the latest updates of the Google Play Terms of Services, the technology giant announced the welcome development that it will allow real money gambling apps in 15 additional jurisdictions effective from 1 March, writes Stuart Godfree, Managing Director at mkodo. With much of the industry previously restricted to Apple’s platform, this move triggered many operators to reconsider its app …

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Push notifications: The ‘ace in the hole’ for Xtremepush

Push notification is the sports betting industry’s most powerful method of connecting with players at speed and scale. That’s according to Robbie Sexton (pictured), Director of Partnerships and Key Accounts at Xtremepush. But what is it about push messages which make them somewhat of a secret weapon for operators looking to engage and retain bettors? Sexton puts this down to …

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BetBlocker develops mobile feature to block gambling sites

Launching a new subscription-free service, BetBlocker has developed a new mobile feature which allows punters to restrict gambling-related apps on Android devices and desktops.  The tool comes as a new bid to support punters that have experienced gambling related harm. Users are able to restrict their devices from accessing over 5,900 gambling operator websites, and over 1,000 mobile applications.  Manager …

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BETR readies itself for start of new football season

Following the successful launch of BETR’s platform for the World Cup, the firm has now delivered markets and odds for the start of the major football leagues, including the English Premier League, kicking off this weekend.   BETR apps, available for Android and web with an IOS application pending, have been updated, with better functionality and a more user-friendly experience, especially for …

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Smarkets upgrades iOS & Android mobile apps

Just in time for the start of World Cup Russia 2018, online betting exchange Smarkets has upgraded and relaunched its proprietary mobile apps for iOS and Android systems. Posting an update on its corporate blog, Smarkets’ development team details its new mobile app enhancements, led by customer feedback. New Smarkets mobile app enhancements include: Quick login through Touch-ID or Face-ID …

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BetBull and Income Access strike affiliate programme deal

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Mobile sportsbook and casino operator BetBull has announced a partnership with Income Access, to launch an affiliate programme for its flagship native app. Licensed by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission BetBull, whose app is available via iOS and Android in addition to being accessible on the mobile web, aims to enhance user experience and maximise player engagement and retention through …

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Genii to go live with Bede Gaming

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UK based independent iGaming firm Genii is to team up with online gambling software suppliers Bede Gaming in a new content based partnership. As part of the link up clients of Bede Gaming, who process tens of millions of transactions per month, are to gain access to Genii’s extensive portfolio of in excess of 140 HD games, which incorporate a …

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Playtech BGT Sports’ BetTracker goes live on Google Play

Playtech BGT Sports’ (PBS) Bet Tracker is now available to both iPhone and Android users on the Google Play store for the first time. Betfred’s branded version of the app was the first to go live, with bespoke versions for other operators, including Boylesports, Sean Graham, Joe Jennings and Jenningsbet, following soon after. John Pettit, Managing Director for UK, Ireland, …

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Sporting Index launches first spread betting app on Google Play Store

Updating the market, industry spread betting firm Sporting Index (Sporting Group subsidiary), has rolled out its sports spread betting app on Google Play Store, to become the first of its kind on Android (UK customers only). The recently rebranded Sporting Group has extended its digital reach following Google’s decision to drop a long-standing ban on gambling and betting apps on the …

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