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Sportsbet.io to sponsor 2019 CONIFA Euros

George Miller

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Disruptive Football tournament marks first entry into sports sponsorship

 

Sportsbet.io has announced a deal to become the principal sponsor of the CONIFA 2019 European Football Cup – marking its first entry into sponsorship.

The independently-run CONIFA represents a collection of displaced diaspora, de-facto nations, minority peoples and sports-isolated territories around the world.

Taking place in Stepanakert, Artsakh, a de facto independent territory claimed by Azerbaijan in June, Sportsbet.io will work closely with the teams and volunteers at CONIFA to support and develop the tournament.

Joe McCallum, Director of Sportsbook at Sportsbet.io, said: “We are really excited to sponsor the 2019 CONIFA European Football Cup and can’t wait for the action to begin.

“We love the beautiful game and are proud to be part of something so special, and by sponsoring the independently run CONIFA we are certainly doing that.

“The CONIFA story is not only an impressive one, but a moving one. We are delighted to be able to share the tales of the teams defying the odds and getting involved. CONIFA gives the underdog a voice and those without a voice a reason to speak out and we want to help them be heard.”

Sascha Düerkop, CONIFA General Secretary, said: “All of us at CONIFA are delighted to be working with SportsBet.io on the 2019 European Football Cup. Their sponsorship allows CONIFA to ensure the tournament can be enjoyed by more people than ever before.”

Sportsbet.io originally made its mark on the sports betting industry as a Bitcoin-led sportsbook, however its offering has significantly expanded with players now able to also use Ethereum, Euros, various fiat currencies as well as SOC coin to bet across some of the best markets.

 

Sportsbet.io players have access to over 350,000 pre-match events, a pioneering cashout out function, daily price boosts and more than 1,200 casino games on site.

 

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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Playtech Launches Live Quantum Roulette

Niji Narayan

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Gambling technology company Playtech has announced the launch of its latest live Roulette variant, Quantum Roulette.

Quantum Roulette brings visuals, sound and dealer presentation together to create a unique, highly immersive atmosphere. The game delivers an engaging combination of visual appeal and innovative gameplay and features multipliers on certain “Straight Up” positions in every game round, with up to five multipliers from 50× to 500×.

“Playtech Live’s focus on an experience-led offering, both from a gameplay and presentation perspective, is central to what makes us stand out in the industry. Along with our other major new releases this year, Quantum Roulette has been designed to deliver on visuals and entertainment alike. We’ve already seen players win up to 500× their stake and we’re confident that the immersive feel and lively gameplay of Quantum Roulette will hold great appeal for the modern generation of Live Casino players,” Kevin Kilminster, Head of Innovation for Live Casino, Playtech said.

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Sound Leisure invest in digital growth as Tony Silkstone is appointed Technical Sales Manager

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Sound Leisure, the highly respected family-owned jukebox manufacturer and distributor for TouchTunes in the UK, has confirmed that industry veteran Tony Silkstone has been appointed to the newly created post of Technical Sales manager with responsibility for overseeing all aspects of technical support as well as the company’s expanding DigiTech division. The promotion is part of the company’s investment in customer support which also sees the appointment of Dave Routh and Alexander Black as Digital support engineers in the Digitech division. The new appointments have immediate effect.

Silkstone, who recently celebrated his 30-year anniversary with the Yorkshire-based company, will expand his remit to cover the technical side of the traditional jukes, as well as providing technical insight and support for the TouchTunes’ stable of ground breaking equipment and customers using the Sound Leisure internet connected jukeboxes. Commenting on the promotion, he stated: “Having been with the company since the late 80s working across various departments, I know the sector and our customers extremely well and I look forward to helping deliver the great customer experience that Sound Leisure is renowned for.”

Sound Leisure Managing Director, Chris Black, believes Tony’s promotion and the bolstering of the support team demonstrate the company’s commitment to the market. He explained: “We are delighted to announce Tony’s promotion who has spent three decades with Sound Leisure. Across the country, Tony is well known and well liked. His understanding of what drives the sector is rivalled only by his knowledge of our customer’s requirements.”

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Jigsaw Guides are proving ‘the business’ as entertainment system flourishes across sectors

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Connected Entertainment, part of the NRM Group of companies, has responded to customer feedback and produced case study style user guides to help enterprises throughout the hospitality sector maximise the huge business enhancing potential of its Jigsaw touchscreen entertainment system. Featuring the ‘Jigsaw Man Super Hero’ character, the guides, which are available in both print and digital formats, cover all aspects of Jigsaw’s extensive functionality including music, interactive mobile, karaoke, games, bingo and quiz as well as a troubleshooting section to maximise efficiency.

With a dynamic customer base which is expanding from its original holiday park core to now include pubs, restaurants, adult gaming centres and bingo clubs, the importance of helping a large client base harness what one pub manager described as a ‘powerful one stop entertainment experience which is driving real footfall’ has prompted the initiative.

Connected Entertainment’s Key Account Manager, Freddie Shreeve, explained: “In the lead-up to Easter we undertook a mammoth training exercise where we visited holiday parks in eight counties helping entertainment teams understand the power of the Jigsaw system and how they could get the very most out of the technology. Although the Guides have not replaced the face to face contact which is such an important part of the Connected service philosophy, they help get the Jigsaw message out in an effective and efficient way and are prompting really positive feedback from customers active in all of our market sectors.”

He continued: “While the current operating manual covers every aspect of the system, following the launch of Jigsaw’s mobile app and interactive quiz we felt that a more generic guide would help existing users and new business customers develop practices that get the very most from the entertainment system. Customer insight and the Top Tips sections highlight how Jigsaw can improve sales, drive customer engagement and consolidate venue costs by, for example, removing the need to hire in DJs or a Quiz Master.

“These are incredibly exciting times for Jigsaw and we are working alongside our customers to produce the next road map of developments which will ensure that Jigsaw remains what Mark Jepp, Managing Director at Majestic Bingo described as being the “best in class entertainment platform for our business.”

The Jigsaw guides are now available and can be ordered directly from Connected Entertainment.

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