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Check please… Degree 53 publishes Age ID ‘UX Review’

Industry design, innovation and software development agency Degree 53 has published its latest ‘UX Review’ focusing on evaluating the impact of new age and identity verification processes, enforced by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) in May this year. The report assesses how incumbents have approached the challenge of adjusting/addressing to the UKGC’s customer age verification requirements from a customer UX …

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Black Type partners with Degree 53 to offer enhanced user experience

Software development specialists, Degree 53, have teamed up with Black Type to develop and enhance user experience (UX) and front end design for their sportsbook. As part of the new partnership, Degree 52 will integrate new features with the product for enhanced betting services, with the aim of maximising betting opportunities and easier accessibility. Keith Oliver, CEO of Black Type, …

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Degree 53 promotes trusted hand Chris Benstead as new digital director

Industry development, design and innovation studio Degree 53 has confirmed the promotion of Chris Benstead to the leadership position of Digital Director. Benstead has formerly served as a lead digital strategist for Degree 53 since the firm’s foundation in 2013, advising on key client accounts and project strategies. The promotion sees Degree 53 task Benstead with leading day-to-day digital delivery for …

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Rapid expansion Degree 53 moves to the heart of Manchester

Manchester-based industry focused UX design and development agency Degree 53 has moved offices, taking two floors within the historic Steam Packet House on Cross Street in the heart of Manchester city centre. Updating stakeholders, Degree 53 management details that a new office was needed to fulfil the company’s rapid expansion in projects and staff headcount. Last February, the specialist agency …

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Andrew Daniels – Degree 53 – The importance of a consistent brand experience

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Degree 53, a digital agency specialising in mobile app and website development, has published a new report evaluating the mobile user experience (UX) of ten online casino operators in the UK. We caught up with the company’s MD Andrew Daniels to discuss this report, along with the importance of delivering a consistent brand experience and the challenges that operators face …

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UX Best Practice…Degree 53 publishes ‘Casino Lobby Report’

Manchester-based industry design, innovation and software development agency Degree 53 has published a a report evaluating the desktop casino lobby user experience (UX) of ten leading online gambling operators in the UK. The research highlights the strongest and weakest features that online casino owners need to take into account, such as how easily users can register or log in, find …

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Degree 53 seeks new recruits for ‘Gaming Specific’ division

Manchester-based digital design agency Degree 53 has launched a dedicated ‘Gaming’ division focused on creating bespoke web and project development services for igaming/betting customers. Stating its intent to grow its services within the gambling sector, Degree 53 management has confirmed that it will support the division with 20+ new dedicated roles. Managing Director of Degree 53, Andrew Daniels, commented on …

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Betfred launches Apple Watch app in partnership with Degree 53

Betfred has become the latest bookmaker to release a dedicated Apple Watch betting app, in partnership with Manchester digital development studio Degree 53. The newly launched betting app will allow Betfred Apple Watch customers access to multiple in-play markets, the app has further integrated cash-out functionalities. Stuart Magowan, Betfred’s Mobile Portfolio Manager, commented on the release: “Betfred for Apple Watch …

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Digital agency Degree 53 gains UK operating licence

Manchester based independent digital agency Degree 53 has been awarded a remote operating licence for the design and build of gambling software in the UK market. Degree 53 is one of only a small number of agencies in the UK that are licensed to build bespoke transactional mobile apps, websites and services to UK gambling operators. The licence means that Degree 53 is …

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Totesport mobile offer gets full revamp

Totesport.com, the online arm of the Tote Organisation now owned by Betfred, has significantly revamped its mobile offering. Previously the totesport.com mobile offer would only take horseracing and some totepool bets, but the new mobile service has a full sportsbook plus the opportunity to place all totepool bets. Digital Operations Manager Andy Porter commented: “It’s been a record breaking year …

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