Tag Archives: Jacob Lopez

DOWNLOAD: Superbet CEO stars in first SBC Magazine for 2020

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Romanian betting operator Superbet will use an injection of cash from Blackstone to build a bigger online profile as it tries to replicate the success of its retail business.  That’s according to new CEO Johnny Hartnett, the subject of our lead interview for the first SBC Magazine of the year, which is now available to download HERE. Hartnett, who joined …

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SBC’s Year In Review: February 2019’s big betting news

As 2019 comes to a close SBC looks through the year to highlight major news that you might have missed in the sports betting world.  This second edition looks at February and more specifically at the data breakdown behind sports betting, the evolution of SIS’ product to meet the needs of bettors, Sky Racing’s first month of operation, and Optima’s …

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Optima’s Jacob Lopez and Sportradar’s Carsten Koerl: Combining to deliver the strongest one-stop-shop for sports betting

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We learned late last week that Sportradar, a global leader in delivering sports data and content, had completed the acquisition of sports betting and gaming omnichannel platform provider Optima in a deal effective immediately. Just a few days on we caught up with Optima CEO Jacob Lopez and Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl for their reaction to forming this new one-stop-shop …

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OPTIMA hits compliance high points for GLI-33 certification

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OPTIMA has achieved Gaming Labs International (GLI) certification GLI-33 for its OPTIMAMGS™ sports betting and gaming system. Meanwhile, the award-winning betting technology supplier also secured GLI certification to service the re-regulated gambling market in Sweden, after passing special checks around player protection and self exclusion systems. This Swedish go-ahead arrives just a week after the company obtained the certification to …

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OPTIMA passes South Africa certification test

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Award winning betting technology supplier OPTIMA is ready to service the regulated gambling market of South Africa after obtaining the necessary Gaming Labs International (GLI) certification to deliver its OPTIMAMGS™ platform to operators in the rainbow nation. The sports betting and gaming solutions provider is now certified according to the regulations for online operations as well as for retail in Cape …

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OPTIMA: Taking an operator-led approach to R&D

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The openness to innovation, the research to support new innovation, the resources to gain ‘first mover advantage’ for such innovation, or the response time to existing innovation. Whatever the context, innovation is a buzzword that dominates the industry agenda. However, sports betting and gaming solutions provider OPTIMA has taken a slightly different approach to arming its operators with the right …

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WATCH: OPTIMA CEO Jacob Lopez – Making up for lost time in Spain

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We caught up with Jacob Lopez, CEO at OPTIMA – the sports betting and gaming solutions provider confirmed as a ‘Headline Sponsor’ for next month’s Betting on Football conference. Ahead of the event, which takes place at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge from 19-22 March, we talked all things OPTIMA, including the firm’s Betfred partnership, making up for lost time in …

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Jacob Lopez: OPTIMA – Technological innovation in the sports betting industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a growing part of business in the 21st century, with more and more industries integrating it into everyday solutions. In fact, gaming operators have started to base their choice of platform provider around the adoption of new technologies, including AI, which can ensure a  better quality of service for its customers. In an interview originally …

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OPTIMA to support Betfred’s Spanish market launch

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OPTIMA has increased an existing partnership with the Betfred Group to provide the operator with its Omnichannel Player Account Management and Sports Betting system (OPTIMAMGS™) to enter the competitive Spanish market. Betfred Managing Director Mark Stebbings said that OPTIMA was the “natural choice” for Betfred to expand into the Spanish market. He explained: “We have partnered with Jacob Lopez and …

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Efbet enters Spanish market with OptimaMGS platform

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Sportsbook and casino operator, Efbet, will expand its current European operations by entering the Spanish regulated market through a new site powered by the OPTIMAMGS™ platform. The betting group, which already utilises OPTIMAMGS™ as the lead platform for its Eastern European properties, will continue to use OPTIMA turnkey solutions to provide Spanish customers with access to its games portfolio and gaming …

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