Tag Archives: Vodafone

National Lottery contest set to narrow as Sugal & Damani reportedly withdraws

Sugal & Damani, the Indian lottery operator which has been participating in the fourth UK National Lottery licence competition, will reportedly withdraw from the bidding contest, according to The Telegraph. If the firm does withdraw its bid, four participants will remain in the competition – incumbent operator Camelot, former adult magazine publisher Richard Desmond, Italy’s Sisal and Allwyn, the UK …

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David Craven joins Allwyn to digitise National Lottery approach

David Craven is set to take the reins at Allwyn, the UK brand of European lottery provider Sazka Group, ahead of the National Lottery bidding contest.  Craven’s experience at digitising gambling-related businesses was a key factor behind his success as a candidate, having previously served as Managing Director of The Tote and CEO of World Gaming, as well as being …

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Vodafone backs Allwyn to be the National Lottery’s next steward

Telecoms giant Vodafone has backed the Allwyn bid to win the UK government’s Fourth National Lottery Licence competition. Vodafone has committed to serve as ‘connectivity partner’ of Allwyn’s National Lottery tender, helping digitise the National Lottery’s operations and services for a new generation of customers. Allwyn, the new British venture of Czech gambling conglomerate SAZKA Group, branded Vodafone’s backing as …

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African betting needs to move from its dependence on mobile money

The management of effective payment services has long been maintained as the critical discipline for betting operators servicing Africa’s unique market-by-market challenges. Expert insights detailed at the SBC Digital Summit Africa outlined that betting incumbents should prepare for new compliance demands, as all African markets will yet again be disrupted by rapid consumer changes and distinct technology take-ups.    “Not …

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Boku partnership brings carrier billing for deposits on Mansion

Boku has expanded on its agreements with 02, Vodafone and EE to enable Boku deposit functionality for Casino.com and MansionCasino.com mobile players on these networks. This new partnership with Mansion means that users can now make deposits to their mobile casino accounts with a single click. Mansion is the latest notable gambling company to embrace carrier billing as a preferred deposit method, …

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Vodafone partners with G2 Esports

It has been announced that Vodafone has entered the world of esports thanks to a new partnership with G2 Esports.   G2 Esports has professional teams in League of Legends, Counter-Strike:Global Offensive, Heroes of the Storm, Vainglory and FIFA. As part of this landmark agreement G2 will be supporting a Spanish League of Legends squad, who will play under the name “G2.Vodafone.” …

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Dipen Nagda takes over as Ladbrokes digital products lead

Ladbrokes continues to re-structure its senior management with the promotion of Head of Mobile Dipen Nagda to Head of Digital Products. Dipen who takes over digital product strategy will report to new Digital Director Andrew Bagguley. A mobile focused professional, Nagda re-joined Ladbrokes in 2012 as Mobile Sportsbook Product Owner, were he undertook an overhaul of the operators mobile strategy, reversing the …

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