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The RISQ igaming insurance platform (iGiP) pays out record £25m jackpot

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RISQ, the leaders in insurance-backed acquisition and retention services for the igaming industry, have announced their first £25m jackpot winner via the sweepstake and contests platform, Happy Pay.

The lucky winner of this life-changing prize entered the free-to-play prize draw via one of Happy Pay’s popular portfolio of promotional jackpot products, available across a range of assorted ecommerce websites.

Since partnering with RISQ over a year ago, Happy Pay’s clients have reported significant boosts in daily entrants due to increased jackpot sizes, whose levels RISQ has escalated by over 150%, proving their worth as a driver of traffic, player-engagement and sales across all platforms and devices.

RISQ’s insurance-backed solution enables the creation of non-networked prizes across a wide range of game types and channels. This diverse and tailored jackpot provision adds real substance and value to a company’s product offering and marketing campaigns, as evidenced by RISQ’s wide scope of B2B partnerships.

It’s the latest application from RISQ, whose leading igaming insurance platform is creating new levels in player acquisition and retention via its scalable jackpots of up to £150m. These flexible solutions offer operators and platform-providers access to some of the biggest payouts in the industry.

RISQ’s B2B Director, Tom Mitchell, said the record £25m jackpot provided ready proof of RISQ’s unique ability to pay out promptly on even the biggest industry jackpots, thanks to their contracts with A-rated reinsurers.

Mitchell said: “As volumes increase on our insurance platform (iGiP), jackpot payouts will become more and more frequent. Ultimately, in the event of any jackpot win, our clients rely on our ability to pay out quickly and with no hidden complications.

“I certainly feel that we have proven this capacity with Happy Pay. As we grow and develop, our goal is for the platform to give clients access to any winnings within 24 hours. By continuing to improve our technology, processes and reinsurance contracts, I believe that this is a realistic target.”

 

About RISQ:

RISQ’s iGaming insurance Platform (iGiP) creates new levels of player acquisition and retention with scalable jackpots and high limit bets. These flexible solutions offer operators and platform-providers access to some of the biggest non-networked jackpot payouts in the industry. RISQ also provide ancillary coverage for betting-on-lottery platforms up to £150m (featuring national, state and provincial lottery betting) as well as free-to-play sports predictor games for event-based competitions. RISQ’s insurance platform is backed by a team of innovative and experienced professionals in both risk and sporting analytics, leveraging over a dozen insurance markets, including Lloyd’s of London and their affiliates.

 

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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Super League and Betfred Extend Their Partnership

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Super League and Betfred have extended the current three-year partnership until the end of the 2021 season. The announcement follows recent title sponsorship deals between Betfred and other major sports competition brands. As part of the new sponsorship, Super League and Betfred will continue to support the “Gamble Responsible” campaign, which is currently promoted at Super League games.

“We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with Betfred who have become synonymous with Super League. They have been a vital part of our journey over the last three years and we look forward to working with them in what is a hugely exciting time for Super League and the sport. To have the support of someone like Fred who is so passionate about Super League and who shares our vision for its future is fantastic,” Robert Elstone, Chief Executive Super League said.

“This is a historic and ground-breaking deal for the sport and shows a huge commitment from Fred, his senior management team, and all his staff who are so passionate about Super League. It is a significant increase on previous sponsorships and reflects the growing popularity and value of the Super League brand,” Rhodri Jones, Chief Commercial Officer Super League said.

“The real passion for this game shown by the players, the media and, most importantly, the fans, is for me the main reason why this has proved to be such a great sponsorship for us. Therefore, I had no hesitation in extending the deal for a further two years and Betfred look forward to working with Super League to help grow the terrific game of rugby league,” Fred Done, the Boss of Betfred said.

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Miss FashionTV Gaming World 2019 to be Crowned this Month in Malta

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Revolutionising the online gaming industryFashionTV Gaming Group brings together the virtual world of online gaming with the high fashion and glamorous real world of FashionTV with an evening of opulence on the 30th May.

Known for always doing things differently, FashionTV Gaming Group will be hosting its first Miss FashionTV Gaming World awards on the 30th May in Malta at the iconic Fort St Elmo in Valletta.

Miss FashionTV Gaming World 2019 is being held in collaboration with Malta Fashion Week and will culminate the week-long fabulous programme of events with a one-of-a-kind FashionTV glam party.

The event will include a cocktail reception followed by the Miss FashionTV Gaming World contest, with models competing from all over the world.

There will also be a fashion show and live entertainment before announcing this year’s winner who will be crowned on the night and rewarded with a cash prize and the opportunity of becoming the face of FashionTV Gaming World for 2019.

The event is powered by FashionTV Gaming Group and its main sponsor is one of the world most successful online gaming giants, the award winning- BetConstruct who also powers VBet.

An evening of lavish FashionTV entertainment is set to follow, with an exclusive networking reception that will allow industry leaders, models, celebrities, influencers, popular designers, and fashionistas to come together within the walls of a truly magnificent venue under the stars.

Aviva Baner, Head of Media, at FashionTV Gaming Group noted: “Miss FashionTV Gaming 2019 is definitely an industry first of its kind and will  represent one of the major highlights of the global online gaming industry this year.

“We look forward to welcoming our guests and treating them in FashionTV style as we wait to crown our brand ambassador for the forthcoming year. Apart from representing FashionTV Gaming Group, this year’s winner will also gain the international exposure that comes with a mega brand like FashionTV, and we’re excited to being a part of the journey”.

Malta Fashion Week, Airmalta and VisitMalta.com are also sponsoring the event.

Following a series of successful launches across the world during 2019, in Europe, India, Africa, and more recently, Asia, backed by the Global TV Network giant with over 2 billion viewers around the world, FashionTV Gaming Group, one of the fastest growing companies  in the online gaming industry , aims to create a  new era of games through its  “FashionTV Gaming World”, by creating a world of FTV branded games and websites, across all verticals , via its unique B2B sublicensing model for this mega brand and its vision.

This concept allows operators and suppliers around the world to run FashionTV branded gaming products, as well as develop and produce their own FashionTV branded games, websites, including but not limited to Casino, Live Dealer, Sports betting and Games. Other FashionTV branded opportunities include FashionTV poker, bingo, scratch cards, fantasy sports, social games, and games of skill, all of which will become a part of the new and innovative vision of FashionTV Gaming World, with massive global exposure.

Being part of this franchise means that operators and suppliers are able to capitalise on the global reach and power of the FashionTV mega brand to significantly reduce the high marketing costs incurred when bringing a new online gaming operation or branded game to market.

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MGA Attends Annual Conference of GREF 2019

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The Malta Gaming Authority has participated in the annual conference of the Gaming Regulators European Forum (GREF), held in Limassol, Cyprus.

The conference was exclusively attended by many gaming regulators. The conference has included topics relating to alternative payment methods, payment blocking measures, the parallels between gambling products and gambling-like financial products, as well as virtual currencies.

The MGA’s Chief Legal Counsel, Carl Brincat, delivered a presentation during a session entitled “Virtual currencies and gambling regulation: the Maltese case.” Carl Brincat was joined by Gerd Sapiano, Senior Analyst within the Securities and Market Supervision Unit within the Malta Financial Services Authority, as well as Nicholas Warren, a private financial services and blockchain consultant.

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