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GiG ups code security oversight with Checkmarx

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has strengthened its systems testing and security oversight of technology applications after signing a comprehensive agreement with Checkmarx. Under the agreement, Checkmarx will provide GiG with stat application security testing (SAST) provisions, allowing the Stockholm-listed technology group to meet its client scale and build-quality demands. Checkmarx is recognised as one of the leading digital security testing …

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GiG launches WSN Podcast hosted by Bill Krackomberger 

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has announced the recent expansion of its sports news and entertainment coverage in the US via a new podcast partnership between its flagship brand, World Sports Network (WSN.com), and expert sports bettor Bill Krackomberger. Krackomberger commented on the new show, saying: “I’ve been approached to do podcasts before but I believe this is the right place for it. After betting …

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GiG strengthens sportsbook profile as recovery blossoms

Following four consecutive quarters of decline, a reformed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has welcomed a return to performance growth. As part of its Q1 2020 trading update, the Stockholm-listed online gambling technology supplier explained that it is benefiting from a group transformation and cost savings programme implemented during 2019, as corporate revenues return to €31m (Q1 2019: €32m). Operational highlights …

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GiG completes B2C unit offload to Betsson 

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has maintained its 2020 corporate agenda, confirming that it intends to fully divest its entire B2C unit to Stockholm counterpart Betsson AB by mid-April. Last February, GiG accepted a €31 million cash and shares deal offered by Betsson to divest its entire B2C unit, including control of its flagship properties Rizk, Guts, Kaboo and Thrills.  Agreeing …

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GiG streamlines development resources with GroupVery

A restructured Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has formed a strategic partnership with IT and engineering studio GroupVery improving its clients’ all-round web development and operating capacities. The London-based studio will be handling frontend development of GiG’s platform services for customers needing specific requirements. Operating since 2017, GroupVery has developed a specialist engineering team developing and maintaining customised frontends for high-volume and …

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Transitioning GiG faces B2C and B2B declines closing tough 2019

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has detailed confidence in its future outlook and prospects as the company transitions to becoming a single-focus B2B technology incumbent. This morning, GiG published its Q4 2019 results, recording corporate declines across all major operating metrics and citing a number of factors impacting both B2C and B2B performance. Recording a 26% decline in Q4 2019 …

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GiG divests B2C arm to Betsson AB for €31 million

Issuing a market filing this morning, Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has disclosed that it will divest its entire B2C unit to Betsson AB. The company confirmed that it has agreed terms on a share purchase agreement worth €31 million, consisting of a €22.3 million cash payment for the assets on top of a further  €8.7 million prepaid platform fee. …

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bet365 expands GiG Comply partnership

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has announced a major partnership renewal as leading UK online bookmaker bet365 extends its existing agreement with ‘GiG Comply’. In 2019, bet365 become one of the first tier-1 betting operators to deploy GiG Comply marketing compliance tools and safeguards. GiG Comply helps regulated incumbents adhere to diverse marketing standards and regulations with its system able …

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GiG lists SEK 400m bond on Stockholm Nasdaq

The governance of Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has confirmed that it has secured the right to float a new SEK 400 million (€40m) bond placement with interest repayments due for  2022. Issuing a corporate filing, GiG governance details that it will begin trading its new bond arrangement on the Stockholm Nasdaq Exchange on 27 December 2019. GiG’s transaction has …

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GiG calls for a strategic review as B2B performance flops

Mirroring industry-wide trends, Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) reports that Swedish home market adjustments continue to impact its corporate performance. Publishing its Q3 2019 trading update (period ending 30 September), GiG records a 20% decline in corporate revenues to €30 million (Q32018: 37m). Closing October trading, GiG governance issued a Q3 pro-forma guidance detailing that it had been forced to reduce …

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