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Fantasy Sports Interactive Launches Collaboration with AfricaBet for the World Cup

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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.

 

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XFL LA Wildcats And Monkey Knife Fight Announce Marketing Partnership

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Just in time for their home opener, the XFL’s Los Angeles Wildcats announced a partnership with Monkey Knife Fight (MKF), one of the fastest-growing sports gaming platforms in North America. MKF’s sponsorship will be activated through in-stadium promotions, weekly XFL fantasy games and an MKF decal that will appear on the Wildcats’ helmets during select games.

“The XFL created a league of great teams and we truly feel this partnership is a natural fit,” stated Bill Asher, Founder of Monkey Knife Fight. “We’re excited to introduce XFL fans to Monkey Knife Fight, particularly in the Los Angeles market.”

“We’re proud to be partnering with the fastest-growing sports gaming platform in North America, Monkey Knife Fight,” said LA Wildcats President Heather Brooks Karatz. “As the Official Daily Fantasy Sports Partner of the LA Wildcats, Monkey Knife Fight will boost our fan experience to a completely new level.”

The announcement comes on the heels of multiple accolades for Monkey Knife Fight, which includes being named the 2020 Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association Rookie of The Year and Disruptor of the Year and also received two 2019 EGR Operator Awards nominations.

About Monkey Knife Fight: Monkey Knife Fight (MKF) is the fastest-growing sports gaming platform in North America, while being the third-largest Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform.  MKF is a new style of legal mobile gaming – a democratized platform with a level playing field where you play against the house, not professionals.  MKF launched in the Fall of 2018 with a dynamic slate of new daily sports contests for all NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, WNBA, PGA, soccer, and NASCAR events.

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Scout Gaming enters into an agreement with NetEnt

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Scout Gaming has signed a distribution agreement with NetEnt, which will enable NetEnt’s customers access to Scout Gaming’s entire product offering. Scout Gaming is currently being integrated on NetEnt’s platform and will be available to NetEnt’s customers.

NetEnt is one of the leading industry players and has over 200 integrated B2C operators on their platform.

“I am proud that we, as selected Fantasy Sports- and “Player Performance Odds” provider, can sign this agreement with NetEnt, who are expanding its business to also include distribution. It is a pioneering deal and a clear sign of NetEnt’s true innovation ability.

This means that our products reach operators and end consumers in the shortest possible time frame, since most of the integration will already be in place.

NetEnt has a global reach and many of our most prioritized customers can be found within their distribution network,” comments Scout Gaming’s CEO, Andreas Ternström.

“Scout Gaming is a great addition to NetEnt Connect. The type of content they bring to the table is real in line with our ambition to widen the Connect portfolio and adding games that neither NetEnt or Red Tiger provides. We look forward to make Scout Gaming content available to our connected operators.” comments Director of NetEnt Connect, Rob Fell.

The agreement is of strategic importance for Scout Gaming. The agreement improves the opportunities for new business and reduce time from signing to launch.

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Scout Gaming launches Spring Championship of online fantasy football with €500,000 guaranteed prizepool

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Scout Gaming launches Spring Championship of online fantasy football with €500,000 guaranteed prizepool

Due to high demand, and the success of the WCOFF (World Championship of Online Fantasy Football) that was held on FanTeam.com in December, Scout Gaming Group just launched the biggest Fantasy Football tournament in Europe ever, with a total prize pool of €500,000, where minimum €150,000 goes to the winner.

As the leading B2B fantasy sports provider, and with the world’s biggest fantasy tournament network, Scout Gaming Group is once again breaking records, launching the first ever Spring Championship of Fantasy Football. The tournament will take place with game week 37 and game week 38 in the Premier League in May and will be available to all partners in the Scout Gaming Network.
The buy-in will be €1,100, but there will be plenty of opportunities for users to qualify through satellites that start with buy in as low as €1. The tournament has a max number of seats available at 1000, making the maximum prize pool €1,000,000.
The Spring Championship is a dual game week event played daily fantasy-style, on 2 separate game weeks for the English Premier League: GW 37 & GW 38. Participants in the tournament will get to pick a brand new daily fantasy team each of the game weeks, with the normal Scout Gaming daily fantasy rules. Points for both game weeks will then be added together, and the final ranking will be decided based on that.
Scout Gaming Group is the world’s biggest B2B fantasy provider, offering a wide variety of game types, sports and leagues, with real money buy-ins in the world’s biggest fantasy network.
Additionally, Scout Gaming Group is a pioneer in offering betting odds on fantasy points/duels/matchups. Using the same scoring system as for fantasy-tournaments, it is possible bet on players from different matches, different leagues, and even from different sports! Scout Gaming Group is also offering a sportsbook with more traditional sportsbetting products, excellent to convert Fantasy-players into sportsbook players, a Matchup-game and other betting-products.
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