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SBTech claims Sports Betting Supplier of the Year hat-trick at Gaming Intelligence Awards – Andrew Cochrane named in Hot 50 list

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Chief Development Officer named in list of 50 most influential gaming executives

 

Leading sports betting and gaming technology provider SBTech has claimed a hat-trick of award wins after being named the industry’s best Sports Betting Supplier for the third year in a row at the annual Gaming Intelligence Awards presented at ICE London 2019.

Andrew Cochrane, SBTech’s Chief Development Officer, was also named in the industry publication’s Hot 50 list of the most influential gaming executives following 12 months of exceptional growth for the business. Cochrane has overseen the company’s international expansion, spearheading its entry into newly regulated markets, most significantly in the US with a series of key strategic agreements.

SBTech was praised by the judges for its highly innovative, best performing sportsbook products to the industry’s major brands, speed to market, product robustness and flexibility, and the ability for operators to choose from a host of configurable options to suit their business needs and fulfil all regulatory requirements.

SBTech’s sportsbook, complete with the industry’s most technologically advanced pre-match and in-play betting features, continues to be central to major operators’ financial results, driving revenue growth across a host of well-known brands in more than 20 key regulated markets.

Andrew Cochrane, Chief Development Officer at SBTech, said: “We’re thrilled to win the Gaming Intelligence award for the Sports Betting Supplier of the Year, and for a record third year in a row. I’m also personally delighted to have made the Hot 50 list and I’d like to thank the judges for including me. We’ve had a very successful last 12 months and to win the award at ICE 2019 makes it even more special.”

 

SBTech will also present a series of Masters sessions during the first two days of ICE, each 15 minute presentation debating and dissecting the hottest topics in the gaming industry. Join us to meet the SBTech people behind the brand. For more information click here

 

 

About SBTech:

SBTech is an award-winning global leader in omni-channel sports betting and gaming technology, powering the world’s largest operators, state lotteries, land-based casinos, and horse racing companies.

Founded in 2007, and with more than 1,100 employees in nine global offices, SBTech has developed the industry’s most powerful, innovative, data-driven online sports betting and casino platform, serving licensees in more than 20 regulated markets.

The group supplies highly flexible and scalable omni-channel betting and gaming software solutions to clients looking for exceptional configurability, differentiation, and the quickest route to market, complemented by proven business intelligence and reporting capabilities.

Supported by unrivalled expertise in trading and risk management, acquisition and CRM, and the highest standards of regulatory compliance, SBTech’s partners consistently achieve rapid growth, enhanced brand loyalty and record revenues. For more information, visit: www.sbtech.com

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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Breaking News: Dutch Senate votes to legalize online gambling

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The Netherlands Senate voted today in favor of the country’s long-awaited online gaming legislation, which was approved by the House of Representatives back in 2014.

The new regulatory regime will allow operators to secure online sports betting and casino gaming licenses to serve Dutch consumers, subject to secondary legislation that is yet to be submitted for European Commission approval.

Today, the Dutch Senate voted in favor of legislation to legalize internet-based gambling, clearing the way for foreign and Dutch firms to apply for licenses.

On Monday, the Financieele Dagblad said some 300 companies have expressed interest in running a gambling website in the Netherlands and about 50 are expected to make a formal application for a license when they are up for grabs next year. Tuesday’s vote comes two years after the lower house voted in favor of allowing third parties to legally offer online gambling.

Holland Casino is the Netherlands’ only state-regulated gambling establishment but foreign firms widely flout the ban and continue to target Dutch punters.

The two Christian parties in the ruling coalition voted against the legislation. They claim allowing more companies to offer online betting will lead to more problems with addiction.

Source: DutchNews.nl

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Green light for ORYX’s integration with Mr Green

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ORYX Gaming, a Bragg Gaming Group company, has gone live with Mr Green and has integrated its world-renowned casino titles onto the platform.

The start of the year has been incredibly busy for ORYX and this latest content agreement with Mr Green is a significant one for the business. Under the terms, ORYX has integrated a full library of proprietary games, its portfolio of Aggregator games and a strong selection of premium games from Gamomat, Kalamba, Golden Hero and Givme Games.

Mr Green is famed as a leading gambling company that offers online casino, Sportsbook, Live Casino, Bingo, and Keno. The company is licensed in the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Malta, Italy, and holds a sportsbook license in Ireland. Recent survey results showed Mr Green as the fifth most well-known brand in Sweden, with a significant European presence. In January 2019, Mr Green was acquired by one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies William Hill PLC.

At the end of 2018 ORYX was acquired by Bragg Gaming Group, a next generation gaming group that focuses on the newly emerging area of legalized U.S. sports betting.

“Adding our casino content to the Mr Green platform is a major step for ORYX and we expect big results from the deal as we move through 2019,” said Matevz Mazij, CEO of ORYX Gaming CEO. “I strongly believe our portfolio of games is a perfect match with its player base and we look forward to a successful partnership.”

Antoine Bonello, Chief Operating Officer at Mr. Green added: “ORYX will give us the opportunity to expand our current content portfolio, adding specific content that we know has a strong appeal in some of our key markets. This is aligned with our strategy to provide a  customer proposition with a localized twist, taking into consideration the insights from focused market research and customer feedback from specific regions”.

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Synot Secures iSoftBet Deal

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With major expansion plans for the year after acquiring the MGA license, SYNOT has signed agreement with a major platform and online gaming supplier iSoftBet.

Based on the agreement, our games are to be integrated into iSoftBet’s unique Game Aggregation Platform (GAP), allowing us to go live with several Europe’s leading operators.

GAP provides a flexible and straightforward content aggregation technology. Its impressive library now provides 2000+ unique games from 50+ providers, enabling operators to acquire each delivery of content in a single integration.

Our extensive portfolio now includes more than 35 cutting-edge slots and roulettes, becoming widely popular in online casinos throughout Europe. Integration with iSoftbet will further expand our market presence with our popular titles including Alchemist’s Gold, Book of Secrets, Mysterious Atlantis or Respin Joker and many others.

Ivan Kodaj, the CEO of SYNOT Games adds: „Striking the deal with iSoftBet has a special significance as we get to become a part of a highly influential igaming family. iSoftBet is one of the most licensed aggregation platforms and suppliers, currently serving 12 regulated markets which is our key target this year. Thanks to their seamless integration process we can now easily deliver our product to the players, who I am sure will love our games.“

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