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Business Briefs – featuring Unicef, the Ponca Tribe and NetEnt

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This round up features controversy over the prolonged construction of a new casino in the United States, a Northern Irish publican appealing the court’s decision that he isn’t fit to hold a licence and a Maltese DFS summit, amongst others.  Charity lottery launched in Scandinavia Zeal Group and Unicef have teamed up to launch Norway’s first digital only charity lottery, …

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Income Access strike SportingTech partnership

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SportingTech, the iGaming software developer, has announced a new partnership with Income Access, Paysafe’s marketing technology and services provider. Under the terms of the deal, the Portugal based iGaming solutions and omni-channel retail specialists, are to leverage the Income Access tracking and analytics platform, this will aid the management of affiliate programmes for its catalogue of operator clients. Gonçalo Marcelino, …

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Andreas Bardun: Getting mobile ready for Russia and beyond #bofcon2018

Setting up a Malta-based industry ‘mobile-centric’ development, strategy and technology hub, Andreas Bardun, former Head of Sportsbook for LeoVegas, speaks to SBC on creating effective and enhanced mobile betting propositions for Russia 2018 and beyond… A sixteen-year industry veteran, Bardun has worked and consulted for a number of major betting operators. Bardun breaks down new user mobile trends and why …

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New Ground… Catena moves into financial services with Beyondbits Malta acquisition

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has announced that it has entered the financial services marketing sector by acquiring Malta-based network Beyondbits Media Ltd. Catena governance expects to complete its outright acquisition of Beyondbits Media by the end of November 2017. The company will pay an upfront €9.25 million transaction in which  €2.75 million paid through Catena Media share placement. The Stockholm-listed enterprise has …

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Catena acquires legacy portal PokerScout.com

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has informed that it has agreed to acquire legacy poker resource portal PokerScout (PokerScout.com) and all its related assets Catena management details that its latest acquisition is ‘made in connection with the passage of gaming legislation in the US state of Pennsylvania, which will open a new market for regulated …

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Pinnacle relaunches ‘feature-packed’ eSports betting Hub

Seeking to become the leading destination for eSports betting, Curacao/ Malta-licensed online sportsbook Pinnacle (Pinnacle.com) has announced the relaunch of its dedicated ‘eSports Hub’. First launched in 2015, Pinnacle’s ‘eSports Hub’ was developed as a specific portal for eSports betting consumers. Having revamped its product, Pinnacle development states that it wants to ‘raise the bar for gaming’s most dynamic sector’ Commenting …

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Cherry restructure of ComeOn sees Jonas Wåhlander depart as company MD

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed industry games and software supplier Cherry AB has announced that it has moved to restructure igaming subsidiary ComeOn’s senior management team. Its decision sees Jonas Wåhlander step down as Managing Director of ComeOn Malta Ltd with immediate effect. During H1 2017, Cherry AB governance completed its full acquisition of ComeOn! enterprise for a total consideration of …

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LeoVegas launches ‘LeoVentures’ strategic investment unit

Seeking to target accelerated corporate growth and industry innovation, Stockholm-listed LeoVegas Group AB has announced the launch of its ‘LeoVentures’ investment subsidiary. The new strategic division will be led by LeoVegas Co-founder Robin Ramm-Ericson, who takes up the position of Managing Director for LeoVentures. Ramm-Ericson will remain as a senior executive of LeoVegas advising corporate leadership and management. Developed as …

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M&A hungry LeoVegas expands UK presence with €60m Royal Panda acquisition

Presenting its Q3 2017 trading update (period ending 30 September), Stockholm-listed LeoVegas Group AB has confirmed that it has entered a ‘definitive agreement’ to acquire Malta-based Web Investments limited the operating company of online casino Royal Panda (RoyalPanda.com). Confirming the deal in its Q3 trading update, LeoVegas has agreed to acquire Royal Panda outright for a purchase price of €60 …

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Betsson AB to launch Spanish market sportsbook property with BetConstruct

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group Betsson AB has confirmed that it will expand its presence within the regulated Spanish online gambling market, launching a new sportsbook property with industry platform and technology supplier BetConstruct. Confirming the agreement, Betsson management detailed that it would move to integrate a full-suite BetConstruct sportsbook solution for its Spanish market entry, combining the product with …

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