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Sportingtech Rounds Off Successful ICE London 2024 with Stand of the Year Award



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Award-winning provider reinforces reputation at leading industry event

Full-service betting and gaming platform provider Sportingtech has enjoyed its biggest ICE London yet, after showcasing its powerful products and services and being awarded 2024 Stand of the Year.

The event was the first under the leadership of new Chief Executive Officer Tom Ustunel (pictured) as the supplier showcased its localised and tailored content offerings and outlined its plans for 2024. Sportingtech aims to enhance its leading reputation across Latin America with further expansion expected when legislators publish their framework later this year.

The brand’s prominent positioning at the ExCeL saw record footfall at its immersive stand, which included an interactive motion-detection game for visitors, perfectly highlighting the engaging and fun content for which Sportingtech is renowned. Its striking layout and creative elements subsequently landed 2024 Stand of the Year as awarded by

Sportingtech’s diverse products were on full display including its Bet Builder and Share-A-Bet features. Share-A-Bet allows social media users to share their bet-slips on various platforms and effectively taps into the preferences of a new generation of bettors.

“ICE is one of the key events for the industry and this year had extra significance given it is the last one in London,” Ustunel said. “The team went all out to deliver a fantastic stand that captured the imaginations of visitors and made sure our ethos shone through. To be deemed as having the most impressive stand from industry experts is recognition for the hard work put in by everyone.

“We now commence the rest of our busy global events schedule including SBC Summit Rio and Brazilian iGaming Summit | BiS SiGMA Americas to place Sportingtech at the forefront of operators’ minds.”


HIPTHER Invites You to Recognize Gaming Excellence at the Baltic & Scandinavian Gaming Awards 2024 – Online Voting Session is Now Open!



HIPTHER Invites You to Recognize Gaming Excellence at the Baltic & Scandinavian Gaming Awards 2024 – Online Voting Session is Now Open!
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HIPTHER, the One-stop Agency and leading Event Organizer for multiple GameTech industries, is excited to announce the Online Voting Session for the Baltic & Scandinavian Gaming Awards – BSG Awards 2024. The BSG Awards recognizing Gaming and Tech Companies’ achievements in the Baltic and Nordic regions, are held annually under HIPTHER’s pioneering Baltics conference series “MARE BALTICUM Gaming & TECH Summit”.

The Online Voting Session for the Baltic & Scandinavian Gaming Awards – BSG Awards 2024 will be open between 8-26 April 2024. Following the Nomination Period that took place between 8 January – 15 March 2024, the Online Voting Session now features all Nominated Companies.

Professionals from the entire spectrum of the iGaming industry are invited to cast their votes to determine the Shortlists for BSG Awards 2024. Your voice matters! Start voting now and until April 26 for your favorite and/or your own teams and companies, to highlight their achievements in the Baltic and Scandinavian regions.

Cast your Votes across streamlined categories covering the entirety of iGaming operations per region (Baltic and Nordic), including:

  • Operator Categories
  • B2B Sports Betting Categories
  • B2B Casino Categories
  • B2B eSports & Fantasy Sports Categories
  • Payments & Certifications

Full list of Operators and B2B Categories, offered for Vote separately per region (Baltics & Nordics):

Operators Categories:

  1. Best Online Casino
  2. Best Sports Betting Operator

B2B Categories:

  1. B2B Providers (Sports): Best eSports Service Provider
  2. Best Fantasy Sports / Virtual Sports Provider
  3. Rising Star in Fantasy Sports / Virtual Sports
  4. Rising Star in Sports Betting Technology
  5. Best Sports Betting Provider
  6. B2B Providers (Casino): Best Online Casino Provider
  7. B2B Providers (Casino): Best Slots Provider
  8. B2B Providers (Casino): Best Live Casino Provider
  9. B2B Providers (Casino): Rising Star in Online Casino Technology
  10. Connected Services – Best Payment Service Provider
  11. Connected Services – Best Testing Laboratory Provider
  12. Connected Services – Best Hosting Provider

The Baltic & Scandinavian Gaming Awards series has been celebrating the success of the best iGaming companies operating in the Baltics and Nordics since the inception of the MARE BALTICUM Gaming & TECH Summit in 2018. HIPTHER’s Co-founder, Zoltán Tűndik, commented about the Awards and their Voting System:

As we enter the online voting stage of the BSG Awards, I want to extend my heartfelt wishes for good luck to all the nominated companies. Your innovation and dedication have brought you this far, and as the community casts their votes, may your efforts be rightfully recognized. Here’s to making it to the shortlists—may the best contenders rise to the top! Let the spirit of excellence lead the way”.

Rebranding Excellence: The Brand-New Logo of the Baltic & Scandinavian Gaming Awards

As the gaming industry and technology evolve, so do HIPTHER events! Following our vision to honor the Baltic countries as the home of our pioneering MARE BALTICUM Summit through the conference series’ branding, we apply the same inspiring principles to the Baltic & Scandinavian Gaming Awards. We are thrilled to reveal the new logo of the BSG Awards for this year’s magnificent host, Tallinn, Estonia, and we look forward to it gracing both the online stage and our conference!

Make your Voice Heard & Your Company Shine!

What are you waiting for? Visit HIPTHER’s BSG Awards 2024 page, view all Nominated Companies across Categories for both regions, and start voting to decide the Shortlists!

The Final Vote will take place at MARE BALTICUM Gaming & TECH Summit by the participants of the event on 4 June 2024.

Please note that you need to select one company in each category before submitting your vote, and you are only allowed to vote once per day, as the voting system refreshes 24 hours after your vote has been submitted.

Vote Now for the Baltic & Scandinavian Gaming Awards Shortlists!

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Hacksaw Gaming: March Round Up – Hot News



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New Releases

Hacksaw Gaming

Dawn of Kings

“We may or may not have been fangirling when we got to meet our latest heroine, Amy Dawn. Hold onto your compasses and join her latest excavation of the treacherous temple of Ancient Kings. Join the Egyptian adventure and put your best boot forward, and oh, don’t forget to bring your torch,” Hacksaw Gaming said.

Bouncy Bombs

“Jiggly jellies so adorable, it would be a shame to eat them. Way down in mystical fruity forest, you’ll find flavours so explosive that you won’t believe your taste buds,” the company said.

Rusty and Curly

“Yeeeehaw, a warm wild west welcome to Dorkville! Our newest duo, Rusty and Curly, are either hanging out with their BFFs Chewy and Crispy or just wreaking absolute havoc. You might even catch them playing town detectives as they attempt to figure out who shot the sheriff,” the company said.

Hacksaw OpenRGS

Barrel Bonanza

“Monkeying around has never been so much fun. In collaboration with Backseat Gaming, watch Kong go krazy for his beloved barrels in this new adventure,” the company said.

Hot News

Provisional Internet Gaming Supplier License in Michigan

“One of our most exciting Hacksaw happenings, we landed a provisional Internet Gaming Supplier Licence in Michigan. Impressively, if we do say so ourselves, this was following two other market entries in the short span of 12 months – New Jersey and West Virginia,” Hacksaw Gaming said.

Touch Down in Serbia with Maxbet

“Launching nearly our entire portfolio on the 1st of March, Maxbet players in Serbia can enjoy Hacksaw’s fan favourites such as 2 Wild 2 Die, Buffalo Stack‘n’Sync, Eye of the Panda, Wanted Dead or a Wild, RIP City, and many many others.”

Comeback in Croatia with Favbet

“Since we made our Croatian debut with Betsson Group in December 2023, local casino enthusiasts had been calling out for more. So we listened! We made a return to the market with Favbet at the beginning of March, going live with smash hits R.I.P. City, Gladiator Legends, and Outlaws Inc.”

Salute Brand New Partnership with Betflag in Italy

“We added to our already impressive selection of Italy based launches by joining forces with Betflag! Notably, Laviero Saganeiti, Casino Project Manager at BetFlag stated that ‘These [Hacksaw] games express the dynamism and engagement we have not seen in the market for some time.’”

Advancing in West Virginia with BetMGM

“Mid month saw a big milestone when we launched our first batch of games with BetMGM West Virginia. Our very own CEO, Marcus Cordes was stocked on this launch and commented that ‘Joining BetMGM on the mission to put Hacksaw Gaming on the map has been an exhilarating experience.’”

Scoring Again in Ontario with DraftKings

“With the month coming to a close, we went for the hatrick and are now live in West Virginia, New Jersey and Ontario. Adding to their expansive collection of over 300 games, DraftKings now is home to Hacksaw favourites Chaos Crew, Mines, Omnom and Boxes.”

Firing Things Up with Betsson in Buenos Aires

“Our partnership with Betsson Group was strengthened once again by adding yet another market to the list – Buenos Aires. Completing our third expansion with Betsson in the last 4 months, we’d say this closed off March quite nicely.”

What Now?

That brings March’s Monthly Roundup to an end, but what about April? “With 4 more game releases and many new partnerships and market expansions on the horizon, we’re keeping our cards close to our chest. So, keep your eyes peeled and alert, because you won’t want to miss what’s coming up next,” the company said.

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Slotsjudge Awarded Best Affiliate in CEE at Prague Gaming & Tech Summit 2024



Slotsjudge Awarded Best Affiliate in CEE at Prague Gaming & Tech Summit 2024
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It has been announced that iGaming entertainment and comparison site Slotsjudge has been awarded Best Affiliate in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) at the Prague Gaming & Tech Summit. This prestigious accolade marks a significant milestone in the Slotsjudge roadmap and is a recognition of the company’s services to the iGaming industry.

The Prague Gaming & Tech Summit brings together organisations and projects from a multitude of sectors including iGaming, eSports, Blockchain, AI, Fintech and VR. It is a highly regarded event that recognises and celebrates the works that make up and shape, the future of gaming and technology.

The Achievement and Its Significance

Winning the award for Best Affiliate in CEE is a huge achievement for Slotsjudge as it recognises the services and experiences created by the company within the iGaming industry. It is a reflection of the growth of the brand, innovation, relationships and adaptation in the wider market.

By winning the category for Best Affiliate in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Slotsjudge had to rise above some tough competition. The highly competitive shortlist featured big players in the industry, including AskGamblers, Casino Guru, and Gamblers Connect among others.

Slotsjudge is a project that stands out from others on the market due to its player-centric ethos, trustworthy guidance and unique, community-led SJ Shop. It is a specialist adviser and comparison guide in the region that aims to connect experts with operators and consumers in the industry.

Importance of the Award

The award for Best Affiliate is a testament to Slotsjudge excellence and credibility in the industry. It elevates their status and positions them as a leading player in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond.

The GamingTECH Awards is a remarkable celebration that honours industry excellence, embracing the latest advancements and trends. Not only do they recognise outstanding accomplishments in the CEE region, but also celebrate exceptional achievements across a wide range of sectors, showcasing the diverse talent and innovation within the industry.

Future Outlook

The award demonstrates Slotsjudge’s exceptional framework for performance and credibility to continue on its path to success, centred around core pillars, including gamification, community engagement and consumer personalisation. It holds immense significance as it not only boosts confidence but also opens doors for further future growth. As well as providing increased opportunities and industry-wide recognition within the iGaming affiliate market.

Editor in Chief of Slotsjudge and Product Owner of parent company SEOBROTHERS Aleksandra Andrishaka commented on the award: “I am incredibly grateful to accept the award for Best Affiliate in CEE at the Prague Gaming & Tech Summit. It is a true honour and a validation of our hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence in this competitive market. Thank you to everyone who voted for us, and thank you to our wonderful Slotsjudge team.”

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