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Betsson Group pushes for new DFS platform with Scout Gaming

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group, Betsson AB has announced that it will broaden its product portfolio adding a new daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform powered by Scout Gaming Group. The partnership sees Scout Gaming provide its fully customizable DFS solution, which will be made available to all Betsson AB subsidiaries. Project stakeholders detail that the Scout/Betsson DFS platform is expected …

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Betsson ups user in-play dynamics with Perform’s ‘Opta 3D’ football visualisation

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed Betsson Group has become the first betting operator to integrate Perform Group’s new ‘Opta 3D’ football visualisation product. The new Opta 3D content vertical will be integrated across Betsson’s European sports betting portfolio, starting with Betsafe UK. Moving forward, Betsson customers will gain access to Opta’s ‘highly detailed and captivating live visualisations’ for the Premier League …

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New European football season sees Betsson launch new mobile betting product

Ahead of the start of a new European football season this August, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has announced the launch of its new mobile betting platform for its brands of Betsson, Betsafe and Nordicbet. In its H1 interim update, Betsson governance had alerted stakeholders that the company would move to relaunch the mobile betting offering of certain brand …

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Ulrik Bengtsson – Betsson fine tuning casino & betting products for UK expansion

Presenting to investors Betsson AB’s H1 2017 interim report, company CEO Ulrik Bengtsson states that his firm has recovered and further progressed its position from a turbulent 2016 in which the operator faced multiple operational challenges. Having emphasised product development and strategic acquisitions, Bengtsson states that Betsson has comeback stronger, ‘increasing its market share in the ultra-competitive Scandinavian online gambling market‘ and …

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Strategic product Investments reap H1 2017 rewards for Betsson AB

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group Betsson AB has detailed a strong six month opening to 2017, driven by ‘organic growth’ in its Scandinavian and Western markets, as the company continues to support its operations with strategic product investments. Presenting its H1 2017 trading update (period ending 30 June), Betsson would detail all ‘core metric gains’ on corresponding 2016 period performance, …

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NordicBet extends & expands Champions Hockey League sponsorship

Betsson AB sports betting subsidiary NordicBet has confirmed that it has extended its sponsorship of the Champions Hockey League (CHL), the pan-European ice hockey championship. Agreeing terms, NordicBet will be a key marketing partner of the CHL through to season 2019-20 season. NordicBet marketing informs that it has agreed on heighten coverage of its brand on CHL broadcasts. Furthermore, NordicBet …

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Tough Opening…Currency impacts & increased tax duties hit Betsson AB’s Q1 2017 performance

Publishing its Q1 2017 interim results (unaudited period ending 31 March), Stockholm-listed European online gambling group Betsson AB has reported that its period earnings and profit results have been impacted by negative currency fluctuations, increased market taxes and player friendly results recorded by its sports betting division. Updating investors, Betsson would report a 10% increase in group revenues to SEK …

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Betsson AB appoints Telenor’s Kaaren Hilsen as new CFO as group continues European expansion

The governance of Betsson AB has confirmed the appointment of Kaaren Hilsen as new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) replacing long-term incumbent Fredrik Rüdén who will depart the operator this coming August. Issuing a corporate communication, Betsson informs that Hilsen will join the firm’s executive team ‘no later than 1 November’. Hilsen joins the Stockholm-listed online gambling operator from Telenor …

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Betsson promotes Abby Rachel Cosgrave to group General Counsel

The board of Stockholm-listed Betsson AB has confirmed the promotion of Abby Rachel Cosgrave to the position of Vice President of Legal for Betsson AB and General Counsel for Betsson Malta. Cosgrave has been an executive team member of Betsson AB since 2014, primarily acting as Group Legal Counsel as well as serving the operator as Acting General Counsel as …

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Betsson completes £26 million acquisition of NetPlay TV

Stockholm-listed Betsson AB has confirmed that it has completed its £26 million acquisition of UK interactive gaming operator NetPlay TV (deal first announced on 2 February). Updating the market, Betsson governance informed that its offer had passed all conditions of the UK High Court of Justice, allowing for the firm to complete its transaction. Prior to High Court approval, Betsson …

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