Category Archives: Betting

Sportnco leads Betway’s charge into the French market

Sportnco has secured a major coup, becoming the lead technology partner of Betway Group’s launch of Betway.fr for France’s regulated online gambling marketplace. Toulouse-based Sportnco will supply Betway.fr with a fully customised online gambling platform and further player account management (PAM) provisions fully compliant with French gambling laws. The partnership with Betway follows extensive investment …

Battle against match-fixing in the spotlight at SBC Digital Italia

Italy’s leading experts on the integrity of sport are set to share their insights on the latest developments in the ongoing battle against match-fixing during the opening day of the SBC Digital Italia conference and exhibition. The online event on 28-29 July features an agenda that examines all the key issues influencing the future of …

GambleAware research blasts design of safer gambling tools of lagging behind expectations

GambleAware has called for operators to drastically improve resources dedicated to the development of safer gambling tools. The charity’s plea follows a further ‘randomised control trial’ undertaken by research partner the Behavioural Insights Team (BI Team) examining players’ use of deposit limit tools and further ‘commitment devices’ offered by operators.  Commitment devices refer to the …

Richard Hayler: IBAS – The Ombudsman from abstract concept to a workable reality

Industry leadership, MPs and wider stakeholders are all in agreement that UK gambling requires a sector-specific ombudsman to rectify consumer concerns and reputation. Betting dispute and settlement expert Richard Hayler Managing Director of IBAS, underlines that the creation of an ombudsman will be no easy undertaking for participants who must understand and accommodate the intricacies …

Kambi rides high from all market comeback

Sports betting technology provider  Kambi Group Plc has underlined its continued commercial momentum, securing Q2 revenues of €42.8 million, an operator trading margin of 9.3% and a net cash position of €84.5 million. Publishing its Q2 and H1 2021 interim results (period ending 30 June), Kambi generated period revenues of €86 million, up 102% on …

Gambling.com sets initial Nasdaq IPO pricing

Gambling.com Group Limited has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,250,000 ordinary shares offered by the company at $8 per ordinary share. The underwriters of the offering will also have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 787,500 ordinary shares from Gambling.com at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts, …

Kindred lauds product excellence as uninterrupted H1 delivers record results 

Kindred Group Plc has registered record gains across its H1 metrics, following an ‘exceptionally strong business period’.  Publishing its H1 2021 interim results (period ending 30 June) – the Stockholm listed online gambling group declared period profits of £160 million, up 575% on 2020’s corresponding H1 results of £27.8 million. Though performance comparatives were set …

SOFTSWISS’ Affilka celebrates 100 brand partnership milestone

Affilka, developed by SOFTSWISS, has celebrated a new milestone after integrating 100 brands onto its platform.  Three years on from the affiliate marketing platform’s development, SOFTSWISS noted that there has been a “major increase” in sportsbook and online casino partnerships with the platform over the last six months.  SOFTSWISS said this growth is a reflection …

William Hill rides as title sponsor of Racing League  

William Hill has become the title sponsor of the inaugural ‘Racing League’ – UK horse racing’s first team-based competition which aims to revive public interest in the heritage sports.     Beginning on Thursday 29 July at Newcastle Racecourse, the Racing League will feature 12 teams riding in 36 handicap races, with the competition taking place over …