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Survey Reveals 40% Europeans Use Internet for Entertainment, Including Online Gambling

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A recent Eurobarometer survey has revealed that 40% of Europeans use the internet for entertainment purposes, including online gambling. The survey “Europeans’ attitudes towards cyber security” has a dedicated section about internet use amongst Europeans.

Key findings of the survey:

  • Internet use is on the rise: 76% of Europeans use the internet on a daily basis and a further 9% use it often or sometimes.
  • Smartphones are the most popular means of accessing the internet: 85% of Europeans access the internet through smartphones, followed by laptops (51%), desktops (41%) and tablets (35%).
  • Social activities and online banking are the most common online activities: The majority of Europeans use the internet for email use (80%), followed by reading news (62%), accessing social networks (62%), online banking (61%), buying goods or services (55%), messaging (51%), phone and video calls (41%) and entertainment (40%), including video/audio streaming and online gambling.

This trend towards greater internet and smartphone use is also reflected in the EU gambling market. In 2018, 23% of EU gambling activity was online, up from 21% in 2017.

Source: EGBA.eu

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888 Holdings Names Jonathan Mendelsohn as its New Chairman

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Online gambling firm 888 Holdings has named British lobbyist Jonathan Mendelsohn as its next chairman, replacing former chief executive and current chair Brian Mattingley. Mendelsohn will take over the role after Mattingley’s departure at the next annual general meeting in May 2021.

The FTSE-250 firm appointed Mendelsohn as its non-executive director as well, 888 Holdings said, adding that he also joined the board’s remuneration and audit committee.

Mendelsohn is having more than 20 years of industry experience. He previously co-founded Oakvale Capital, which is a leading M&A and strategic advisory boutique focusing on the gaming, gambling and sports sectors.

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Scout Gaming Enters Distribution Agreement with BtoBet

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Scout Gaming has entered into a distribution agreement with platform provider BtoBet. The deal allows BtoBet to provide Scout Gaming’s full product offering to its vast network of operators.

“We are pleased to add another strong distribution platform to our already broad network of partners. We had a successful co-operation with BtoBet and looking forward to expand it,” Joakim Renman, CCO of Scout Gaming, said.

“We are happy to add the market leading DFS and fantasy sports supplier to our product portfolio of games. We are experiencing an increasing demand for additional sport content and believe that Scout Gaming’s product fits that need in a pleasant way,” Sabrina Soldà, Chief Marketing Officer of BtoBet, said.

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Stakelogic Revamps its Super Stake Feature

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Online slot developer Stakelogic has revamped its Super Stake feature for delivering more excitement and bigger wins to players.

The Mega Super Stake allows players to place a side bet and enable an additional feature that delivers an insanely high payout once in every 35 spins or so.

With the standard Super Stake feature, the side bet allows players to double their bet but with Mega Super Stake their original bet is multiplied by 2.5 for not just big but mega win potential. Both Super Stake and Mega Super Stake can be built into a single slot game.

“Super Stake has been an absolute game-changer for us and our players so we wanted to build on this and deliver even more entertainment. Mega Super Stake takes the big win anticipation and potential to the next level, allowing players to land massive wins at a regular hit rate from a relatively small stake,” Stephan van den Oetelaar, CEO of Stakelogic, said.

“Mega Super Stake will debut with our next release, Lion Gold, and will then be built into other games where our developers and mathematicians feel it will add the most value,” he added.

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