Tag Archives: Bobby Longhurst

EvenBet deal delivers poker boost for Pronet Gaming partners

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Pronet Gaming will provide its partner operators with more than 30 different variations of poker, having added EvenBet Gaming’s poker solution to its igaming platform. The deal will also give Pronet access to 24/7 support from EvenBet, API integration and omnichannel solutions, as well as SSL and monthly updates. It also offers Pronet Gaming’s clients the flexibility to choose to …

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Pronet Gaming gains HD lift with TVBET partnership  

Pronet Gaming has significantly amplified the live gaming capacity of its iGaming platform and turnkey software services by partnering with TVBET.  The partnership will see TVBET supply Pronet with 12 new games from its live studio portfolio, made directly available to its new and existing customers.   Moving forward, Pronet’s platform and igaming turnkey solution will benefit from TVBET’s live HD …

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Horses for courses: Should operators pick their platform provider on a case-by-case basis?

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In the early days of iGaming, a handful of platform providers held sway, dominating the market and limiting the choice of operators. However, a new breed of supplier has now emerged and is offering valid alternatives, particularly in emerging markets.  With that in mind, as regulation is passed for more of these new markets around the world, are operators still …

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Anthony Murphy joins Pronet Gaming as account management lead

Anthony Murphy joins Pronet Gaming as account management lead

Anthony Murphy has been selected as the new Head of Commercial Account Management at Pronet Gaming. Through his new role, Murphy will be tasked with driving business revenues for Pronet Gaming’s new and existing clients, primarily focusing on establishing long standing relationships. Celebrating his new role, Murphy said: “Pronet Gaming has made a huge impact in the market over the …

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Pronet Gaming enhances offering with UltraPlay’s esports titles

Pronet Gaming has diversified its product offering after agreeing to integrate UltraPlay’s full portfolio of esports titles. The deal will enable Pronet Gaming to offer an extended array of more than 34 esports titles, with over 6,000 pre-match events, 5,500 live events and more than 200 markets. Praising the new partnership, Bobby Longhurst, Pronet Gaming CCO, said: “Over the last …

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Lockdown 2.0 – are you prepared if we lose live sports again?

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Uncertain times remain as we enter the final quarter of 2020, and the sports betting industry is fully aware that further lockdowns could follow as the number of COVID-19 cases start to climb sharply. We asked four key industry stakeholders about the lessons learned from lockdown earlier this year and how operators should prepare themselves in the event of future …

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Pronet appoints Mark Schmidt to lead African commercial drive

Pronet Gaming has confirmed the appointment of Mark Schmidt as its Director of Sales for Africa, who will be charged with accelerating commercial growth across the continent. Lauded as a key executive hire, Schmidt holds 11-years experience working within African wagering and sports markets, having most recently led Africa and Middle East commercial development for IMG Arena. Beyond Schmidt’s proven …

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PrincessBet calls for UX upgrade powered by Pronet  

Leading Tanzania online bookmaker PrincessBet has upgraded its sportsbook platform and player engagement capacities by utilising Pronet Gaming’s end-to-end fully customisable solution.     Operating in Tanzania since 2016, PrincessBet is recognised as one of East African market’s most trusted and best-valued bookmakers, who sanctioned an upgrade of platform UI/UX provisions improving onsite engagement with its customers.  Partnering with Pronet, PrincessBet has …

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Pronet: Understanding the ‘new normal’ for the Premier League

Premier League - Leicester City's Jamie Vardy shoots at goal during the Premier League match at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth.

With the Premier League well and truly back, albeit with a noticeably different look and feel, SBC News spoke to Bobby Longhurst, Chief Commercial Officer at Pronet Gaming, about what it has learned since the return of the world’s most popular football competition. With a significant mid-season break, a host of safety stipulations in place and empty stadia, it was …

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The Premier League is back: How will the betting market react?

Premier League - File photo dated 11-01-2020 of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

The Premier League makes its eagerly anticipated return tomorrow, starting with Aston Villa vs Sheffield United, but how will the ‘fanless’ aspect of ‘Project Restart’ translate to betting behaviour?  And what about the Bundesliga, the first major football league in Europe to bounce back following the COVID-19 enforced break. How can punters and traders learn from what’s happened so far?  …

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