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Danish Treasury backs merger of Danske Spil and Klasselotteri

Nicolai Wammen, Denmark’s Minister of Finance, has stated that his department supports a merger of state-owned gambling operators Danske Spil and Danske Klasselotteri. Reporting to Folketing (parliament), Wammen expressed that a merger would ‘create a better strategic framework’ for the state-owned assets and how their charitable contributions are distributed, benefiting Danish society. Furthermore, Wammen detailed that both companies were in …

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Pernille Mehl ends tenure as CEO of Danske Spil’s lottery unit

Danish national lottery and gaming provider Danske Spil has announced that Pernille Mehl, CEO of Danske Lotteri Spil (DLO), will leave her role after six years with the company to take on a new position as CEO of a tech company. She will remain at DLO until November 1 at the latest. As of writing, Mehl was not in a position to reveal exactly …

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GLMS reappoints Calvi as President in Executive Committee election

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has appointed Ludovico Calvi as its Chair and President in its most recent Executive Committee election. Calvi will serve his third mandate as President until the next election in 2023, whilst Gilles Maillet, Sport Integrity Director at La Française des Jeux (FDJ), will replace Rupert Bolingbroke of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) in …

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Danske Spil renews Quantum contract with Sportech

Sportech Plc has announced a major client extension as Danske Spil, Denmark’s state-owned lottery operator, renews its pari-mutuel technology agreement with the racing systems provider.  The agreement will see Danske Spil continue to utilise Sportech’s ‘Quantum’ software as lead retail system for racing tote and pari-mutuel markets. Last year, Danske Spil undertook a group-wide overhaul of its retail racing system …

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Danske Spil orders Sportech pari-mutuel upgrade

Danske Spil, Denmark’s state-owned sports betting and lottery operator, has upgraded its horse racing wagering capacity by integrating Sportech’s flagship Quantum solution within its retail point-of-sales network. The Quantum upgrade will see Danske Spil’s entire retail network able to process pari-mutuel bets on horse racing, whilst providing a greater depth of pooled racing markets for customers. Danske Spil confirmed that …

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CrustLab: Pairing industry ‘know-how’ with software expertise

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Many companies have the technical capacity to deliver custom software for web development and mobile applications, yet delivering solutions specifically tailored to the gambling industry can often come with a different set of challenges.  Adam Gontarz, CEO of CrustLab, explains why his company’s ‘industry know-how’ stands it apart from the competition, before discussing the impact of Apple guidelines, the size …

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Betting CEOs expected ‘no soft landing’ for 2020

Betting’s C-level agenda holds no respite, as European markets prepare for another round of COVID-19 restrictions and lockdown enforcements.    Moderating a CEO panel at this morning’s Betting on Sports Europe – Digital, Keith O’Loughlin, SVP of Sportsbook & Platforms for SG Digital, asked participants whether a second wave has created further disruptions for betting returning to any semblance of normality. …

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Danske Spil begins roll out of player ID cards

Danske Spil has started to roll out its new player ID cards, shifting all land-based betting towards an account-based digital system. The ID card, branded ‘Sikkert Spil’ (‘Safe Play’) – has initially been made available to stores that sell Oddset and Tips services. Rolled-out this October, the state-owned operator confirmed that the card will be made mandatory throughout its partner …

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Niels Erik Folmann: The pandemic was not just a commercial issue, but also one of integrity

With a lack of live sports markets over the last few months, betting companies and punters alike have switched their attention towards a range of new sports, leagues and betting opportunities – but doing so has resulted in fresh concerns regarding the integrity of such markets. Discussing how the pandemic has affected the ways in which companies approached the last …

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Danske Spil calls for esports makeover with Pinnacle Solution

Pinnacle Solution, the B2B unit of low margin bookmaker Pinnacle Sports secures its biggest esports partnership to date, announcing Denmark’s state-owned lottery operator Danske Spil as a new client of its full suite esports wagering platform. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. The partnership will see Danske Spil integrate …

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