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Fantasy Sports Interactive Launches Collaboration with AfricaBet for the World Cup

Zoltan Tundik

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London, United Kingdom, Monday, 21 June 2018Fantasy Sports Interactive Ltd. (FSI) are proud to officially announce their partnership with AfricaBet International B.V.

FSI enters a partnership with AfricaBet International B.V, to provide their international site Africabet.com with a range of fantasy sports gaming products, to complement AfricaBet’s multi-faceted betting platform.

FSI and Africabet.com Team will originally roll out a core fantasy sports offering for the World Cup, to enrich customer experience and promote fan engagement during Football’s global celebration.

FSI’s igaming offering at Africabet.com will gradually unfold with a variety of fantasy sports products in the 2018/2019 football season and the ability for the addition of Fantasy NBA in October. FSI’s suite will add a unique product mix that combines skill games with sportsbook, creating a genre with advanced cross-selling and customer retention elements, able to attract a new category of players to the AfricaBet platform.

FSI’s CEO, Mr. Dennis Tsalikis, is delighted to officially welcome AfricaBet as a vital partner of the FSI Team and sees great potential for Fantasy Sports in the African and worldwide market:

We are proud to be partnering with one of Africa’s most innovative and dynamic gaming providers. The African market is currently one of the most promising iGaming markets and AfricaBet are a pioneering Team with a powerful vision for Africa’s iGaming future and international growth. We are excited to be announcing our partnership to the world and we are looking forward to enjoying a long and prosperous collaboration with AfricaBet”.

AfricaBet’s CEO, Mr. Brian Makwabarara, stated regarding the partnership: “africabet.com has been a first in many ways in Africa. We have always sought to provide innovative and interactive solutions within the gaming sphere, so as to provide a world class Gaming Website to our Clients who hail from all over the world, not just Africa! As such, we were very excited to partner with Fantasy Sports Interactive, a leader in their own right within the Fantasy sports Arena, who are forward thinking and see the massive potential not only in Africa, but specifically in partnering with africabet.com. We always seek to provide the Best services, and to do so we partner with the Best providers in the world! We are very happy to count FSI amongst our list of valued Partners, whose integrity, long experience, and superior products will see a successful and long partnership between us!

About FSI

Fantasy Sports Interactive is a leading software provider for Fantasy Sports solutions. The company focuses in the provision of fully customisable services to gaming operators, with a product portfolio that can adapt to regulatory requirements in any jurisdiction. FSI has great experience in the gaming industry as it was the first to introduce a ‘Fantasy Sportsbook’ in Europe in 2015 through Bet4theBest Ltd., FSI’s own proof of concept, licensed by the UK Gambling Commission and the Malta Gaming Authority. FSI conveys their operating and marketing experience to their customers to add value to the service and ensure a successful product launch and handling.

 

About AfricaBet

AfricaBet is Africa’s leading and fastest growing gaming company with lots of exciting betting products on sporting events, horse racing, live betting; lottery, live casino and exciting casino slot games. We aim to provide our customers with the best online gaming experience as they bet on their favourite sporting events or play our popular lottery games and live casino suite of products.

Our offering covers sporting events such as football, tennis, basketball, rugby, cricket etc. Bet on your favourite teams in the English Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Champions League and a whole lot of other International Leagues and sporting tournaments from all around the world. You can also access the same huge range of markets and events on your mobile or tablet and bet on the go. At AfricaBet we make sure you that you are offered the best odds on the market and to add to the excitement you can also catch up with sports news and get to keep abreast with your teams and players and current sporting events on our News Section.

Our website is very secure; you can fund your account through the following: Visa and MasterCard, Bitcoin and various Mobile Money platforms. AfricaBet supports responsible gambling. Gambling is a form of entertainment and does not solve financial problems. Please play responsibly.

 

After starting out as an affiliate in 2009 and developing some recognized review portals, I have moved deeper into journalism and media. My experience has lead me to move into the B2B sector and write about compliance updates and report around the happenings of the online and land based gaming sector.

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Highlight Games Announces Virtual Sports Partnership With Parimatch

George Miller

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London-based video virtual sports specialist Highlight Games Limited today announces that it has entered into an agreement with operator Parimatch to supply its virtual sports content to retail, online and mobile channels in regulated East European markets.

As detailed in the agreement, Highlight Games will supply multiple versions of its premium SOCCERBET football games, which feature the best teams from top football leagues from around the world, in both single match and league formats to Parimatch. The agreement will also permit Parimatch access to Highlight Games’ other premium content as it becomes available.

Tim Green, CEO, Highlight Games, said: “I’m pleased to announce Highlight Games’ partnership with Parimatch, which will bring its flagship SOCCERBET product to more players across Europe.  Featuring highlights of the best plays from top football leagues, SOCCERBET is unlike any other product on the market, and Highlight Games is delighted to be introducing this transformational game to the virtual sports space.  SOCCERBET’s Serie A iteration has been an instant success story in the Italian market, with performance being so strong that all major operators are taking the game, and we look forward to replicating this momentum in additional territories with new and existing products.”

Eugene Saveliev, Head of Gambling Products, Parimatch, added: “Parimatch has been impressed by SOCCERBET’s stellar performance in the Italian virtual sports market, and looks forward to launching the English football version across its retail, online and on mobile channels, with much more to follow.  As a business, Parimatch is committed to providing its customers with the most compelling and engaging content available and Highlight Games’ products certainly fulfil that brief.”

 

About Highlight Games Limited:

Highlight Games is a London-based video virtual sports and games supplier which specialises in the creation of innovative, sports-focused betting experiences. Using a unique patent-protected live video game format, Highlight’s products feature top teams and players from the world’s favourite sports.  The company’s flagship SOCCERBET game is the #1 selling product in Europe’s biggest virtual sports market and its branded portfolio of products, which include NBA Last 90 and NBA Last 60, will launch in gaming and lottery markets in the US and around the world in 2020. Featuring highly optimized game design based on decades of archived live action sports footage, Highlight’s products can be tailored to suit the sportsbook or virtual sports offering of operators across retail, online and mobile.

Learn more at www.highlight-games.com

 

About Parimatch:

Parimatch is an international betting holding with headquarters in Limassol, Cyprus. The company was founded in 1994. It has more than 2 million registered customers in various countries around the world where the brand is represented, including Belarus, Cyprus, Kazakhstan and Tanzania.

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Highlight Games Announces Long-term Virtual Sports Agreement With Fortuna

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London-based Video Virtual Sports Specialist Highlight Games Limited today announces that it has signed a pan-European framework agreement with the Fortuna Entertainment Group to supply its virtual sports products online, on mobile and in retail locations across central Europe.

As detailed in the agreement, Highlight Games will supply its exclusive virtual sports products including its flagship SOCCERBET game in league and single match formats and the recently announced NBA Last 60 and NBA Last 90 products to central Europe’s largest betting operator, Fortuna.  SOCCERBET and NBA Last 90 will be available online and on 4,000 SSBTs in 2,500 Fortuna retail venues in territories including Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, Croatia and Slovakia. NBA Last 60 will be available on demand to Fortuna’s mobile customers.

Following rollout in Q3 2019, Highlight Games will be one of only two virtual sports suppliers to the Fortuna estate.

Tim Green, CEO, Highlight Games, said, “I’m delighted to announce this partnership with Fortuna, which further extends Highlight Games’ presence in Europe.  SOCCERBET is already the number one performing virtual sports betting game in Italy, and we look forward to replicating this success in additional regulated territories with Fortuna.  Highlight Games offer players a unique proposition; opportunities to bet on real highlights featuring real teams and real players and it is encouraging to see more operators recognizing the revenue-driving potential of these exclusive games.”

Michal Hanák, Group Chief Sportsbook Officer, Fortuna, added, “Fortuna is pleased to be adding Highlight Games’ innovative products to its virtual sports portfolio.  Offering customers the opportunity to bet on archive footage featuring their favourite teams and players is an exciting one, and we are confident that both SOCCERBET and the much anticipated NBA Last 60 will prove popular both in retail and online outlets. But most of all, we think, this product is the best one in the virtual sports market in recent years, and Fortuna offer only the best products for their customers.”

 

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Vereeni Investments Signs Deal with Nostragamus

Niji Narayan

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Vereeni Investments has signed a deal with fantasy sports operator Nostragamus. The deal will see Vereeni take a significant stake in Nostragamus in return for a seven-figure sum.

Nostragamus operates a popular mobile application which has been downloaded more than 5 million times and adds over half a million new downloads every month.

Nostragamus allows players to draft teams and predict results across a range of sports including cricket, football, basketball, tennis, badminton and kabaddi, with the chance to win real-money prizes. The operator has enjoyed considerable success in the fast-growing Indian market.

“We have chosen to make a significant investment in Nostragamus because we are hugely impressed by its team and the speed at which it has scaled. India is an exciting market for the gaming industry, and Nostragamus’ innovative marketing and world-class product proposition places it at the head of the field,” Timothy John Heath, founder and CEO of Vereeni Investments said.

“This investment from Vereeni will not only help us accelerate our growth, but also give us access to an unparalleled network of international igaming expertise. We are thrilled to join the Vereeni network and look forward to further pushing forward the fantasy sports vertical over the coming months and years,” Yashashvi Takallapalli, CEO of Nostragamus said.

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