Tag Archives: Blockchain

CrustLab: Top trends that will disrupt the industry

CrustLab: Top trends that will disrupt the industry

Adam Gontarz, CEO for custom software development company CrustLab, writes for SBC News about the emerging trends across the betting and gaming industry, and how 2021 promises some interesting technological developments. With the constant evolution and advancement of technologies within the betting and gaming industry, what was maybe considered ‘hot’ one day may be replaced by a new development or …

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Greentube ventures into ‘uncharted territory’ with HERO esports acquisition

Greentube ventures into ‘uncharted territory’ with HERO esports acquisition

Greentube has made its first foray into the esports and blockchain space after acquiring HERO, in an agreement which will diversify the NOVOMATIC Interactive division’s portfolio. The HERO esports platform enables players ‘to challenge other enthusiasts without the interference of bookmakers setting the odds’.  Celebrating the acquisition, Michael Bauer, CFO/CGO at Greentube, said: “At Greentube, we aim to hold a …

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Bitcoin, Brazil and the Bombay Club: Tim Heath on all things Coingaming

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Tim Heath recently stepped down as CEO of the Coingaming Group to focus on its fast-growing venture capital (VC) fund. He explains how Christmas musings brought lift off for the group and how its VC fund opens doors for Bitcasino.io and Sportsbet.io, before discussing his “new baby” and first of its kind for the industry – the Bombay Club. You …

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MannBenham forms ‘specific advisory’ for transforming global gambling marketplace

Isle of Man-based law firm MannBenham has announced the formation of a new igaming-specific legal advisory, offering counsel on the changing dynamics impacting the global gambling sector. The advisory has been developed by MannBenham to offer legal advice on new disciplines such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies, alongside further guidance on changing compliance directives impacting all industry stakeholders. In its statement, …

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BETR launches multi-cryptocurrency betting

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Blockchain-technology focused BETR has adapted its decentralised betting system to give customers the opportunity to now place bets using multiple cryptocurrencies. As part of the new system changes, punters will have the option to decide which currency they wish to place a bet in. Wagers will then be stored in any one of the supported currencies, and can then mixed …

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BETR sportsbook app gets design and navigation uplift

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Blockchain-based BETR has released a new client version of its app –https://bet.betrodds.io, designed to be more familiar to traditional sportsbook users. It is another update to the app first released ahead of the FIFA World Cup in June 2018, just four months after the close of the company’s Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Since then, the app – which provided one of the first …

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Bolstered BetterBetting board to support newly appointed CTO

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BetterBetting (BETR) has prepared for the next phase of its development by appointing a new chief technical officer (CTO) and bolstering its supervisory board. Experienced IT software architect Steve Gray has been appointed as CTO, while David Vanrenen has been named as Chair of the Foundation. Simon Collins and Velvo Vaht have also joined this “energised” Supervisory Board. Gray joins the firm’s sportsbook …

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BetOnChart – Putting a unique twist on in-play sports betting

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BetOnChart has set about standing beside the “big guys” as the blockchain-based platform provider prepares to launch its unique twist on in-play sports betting. Designed to provide a gamified betting experience for its players, BetOnChart has utilised AI advancements to recreate a football match in the form of a chart. We caught up with the company’s founder Pavel Bykov to …

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Richard Walsh – Sportsbet.io – Bitcoin makes mainstream move

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Richard Walsh, Managing Director of the Coingaming Group which operates Sportsbet.io, spoke to SBC News about the sportsbook’s journey, the burgeoning blockchain technology and transparency over legal issues in bitcoin betting. SBC: Hi Richard, can you summarise for SBC readers the Sportsbet.io journey from its inception and initial planning, through to its current day-to-day operations? RW: Since launching in-time for …

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