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Betsson AB to launch Spanish market sportsbook property with BetConstruct

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group Betsson AB has confirmed that it will expand its presence within the regulated Spanish online gambling market, launching a new sportsbook property with industry platform and technology supplier BetConstruct. Confirming the agreement, Betsson management detailed that it would move to integrate a full-suite BetConstruct sportsbook solution for its Spanish market entry, combining the product with …

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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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Aspire appoints new Head of Sports

In anticipation for the imminent launch of its new sports betting product, Aspire Global has announced the appointment of Morten Hauge as the company’s Head of Sports. The company revealed that it was seeking to recruit an experienced figure who had the knowledge and ability to leverage this new vertical and to drive growth across numerous key markets. Hauge has a …

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New Dynamics…TAG Media launches ‘Paid Social’ division

Industry marketing and player acquisition agency TAG Media, has launched a new ‘Paid Social’ division to assist its partners with greater strategic planning and media buying capabilities. The division will be led by Tom Schurch as Head of Paid Social. A seasoned media buying and digital planning specialist Schurch joined the London-based agency this June to help build new agency …

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Betsson seeks new CEO as Ulrik Bengtsson departs with immediate effect

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group Betsson AB  has this afternoon confirmed the departure of Ulrik Bengtsson as Group President & CEO. Updating corporate stakeholders, Betsson informed that Bengtsson had chosen to leave the leadership position with immediate effect. Betsson governance informs that moving forward CEO duties will be filled by Chairman of the Board Pontus Lindwall on an interim basis until …

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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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RaceBets integration sees Betsafe launch horse racing markets

  Updating the market, Betsson Group European online sports betting subsidiary Betsafe has announced the launch of its horseracing inventory, added to its existing market portfolio. The operator’s new horse racing inventory was added yesterday, with the bookmaker detailing that its customers will be able to bet on ‘over 250,000 races from across the globe every year’. Betsafe management detailed …

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#bofcon2017 – New innovation and the impact of automation on trading

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Paolo Personeni, Managing Director of Managed Trading Services at Betradar, has predicted that “voice activated sports betting is around the corner”. Speaking at Betting on Football 2017, Personeni was part of a panel discussing the evolution of the trading floor, the increased use of algorithms to define odds and the presence of more data which “means automation will become generally …

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