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OKTO takes on Betting on Sports with suite of mobile payment solutions

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OKTO Group, the financial technology provider specialising in digital payment and player engagement applications, will be showcasing the latest wave of gaming payments disruption at next week’s Betting on Sports in London.

OKTO’s commercial team will be at stand #R18 during the prestigious event, which takes place from the 17th to 20th September at Kensington Olympia, to demonstrate how the company’s mobile-centric payment solution for gaming can drive player engagement and cut transaction costs for operators.

The company’s director of gaming, Simon Dorsen, will be also kicking off the first panel discussion of the associated Payments Expert Forum on September 18th, tackling the future relationship between retail betting and fintech.

With years of experience in both the payments and betting industries, Dorsen, who was recently appointed to build on the success of OKTO’s digital banking, mobile payment and retail products in Europe, will be unpacking the impact of financial technologies on consumer gaming interactions.

The Athens-based fintech firm is harnessing the mobile-based payments revolution by bridging the gap between the retail betting and payments experience. Its unique products provide a seamless journey across multiple player channels, as well as add-on loyalty and promotional functions that deliver a player-retaining service.

With experience in directly operating an established network of 5,000 points of sale across multiple jurisdictions and processing transactions reaching up to €1 billion, the payment service provider is well positioned for continuing its rapid growth in the region.

Commenting on OKTO’s plans for European expansion, Simon Dorsen, Director of Gaming at OKTO, said:

“Betting on Sports has a fantastic reputation as an event which opens real business opportunities and our attendance this year will no doubt be the start of some exciting partnerships. We can’t wait to demonstrate how our innovative solutions not only reduce cash handling costs for operators, but also speed up the flow of transactions and deliver a better player experience.

“I’m particularly looking forward to joining a lively discussion on how fintech can transform the retail betting experience – a topic very close to us at OKTO.”

 

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Habanero goes live with GAN in Italy

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Aggregator agreement to enhance provider’s reach in market

Premium slots and table games provider Habanero has partnered with aggregation platform Game Account Network (GAN) to supply the provider’s portfolio of content to its operators in Italy.

The agreement will see Habanero’s full portfolio, which includes a wide range of slots, table games and video poker, reach more players than ever as it continues its growth in the regulated territory.

GAN’s operators include several tier one operators which will now have access to recent slot releases Colossal Gems and Nuwa, as well as the popular Wild Trucks and Wizards Want War!

Arcangelo Lonoce, European Head of Business Development at Habanero, said: “GAN work with Italy’s biggest and most successful operators and will play an influential part in our growth.

“Italy is a hugely important market for us, and our varied portfolio is proving to be a hit with players throughout the country. We are delighted and look forward to expanding our footprint further.”

Paolo Traina, Italian Country Manager at GAN, added: “Working with leading operators in Italy means we need the very best content and there’s no denying the quality of Habanero’s portfolio.

“Their portfolio is hugely diverse and sure to appeal to a broad spectrum of players. We look forward to working with Habanero as both partners look to engage more players and grow their brands.”

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Lightning Box live on Sky Vegas

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Specialist slots developer Lightning Box is live with its first slot title on Sky Vegas via the SG Digital platform

Silver Lion, one of the Sydney-based supplier’s most popular games, is now being enjoyed by players at the site and has proven to be an instant hit.

Managing Director and Co-Founder of Lightning Box, Peter Causley, said he hopes it will be the first of many to make the grade at the popular operator.

He added: “Lightning Box’s games have a strong following in the UK and none more so than Silver Lion, which remains one of our biggest hits with both players and operators.

“We’re very pleased that it has hit the ground running with Sky Vegas and hope it becomes a firm favourite with casino users there.”

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Release your inner rebel with BF Games’ Road Cash™

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Players invited on the ride of their lives in fast-paced new title to be showcased at SiGMA

Dynamic games development studio BF Games has fired the starting gun on Road Cash™, a high-speed slot where players are taken on an exhilarating American motorbike ride.

When three Lucky Heart symbols appear on the screen in this 3×3 title, big wins are on the road ahead. Three Scatter symbols trigger five, 10 or 15 Free Spins, and all wins are multiplied by the sum of two rolling dice, so grab the handlebars and hit the highway to massive wins.

Wild symbols substitute all other symbols except Scatter and multiply all winnings and Lucky Heart symbols that guarantee Free Spins with extra win multipliers. The game comes with high-volatility, catering to experienced players looking to win big.

Operators can find out more about Road Cash™, along with the rest of BF Games’ industry-leading slot portfolio, at Stand S1 at Malta’s SiGMA conference from 27th– 29th November.

Piotr Szpoton, CEO at BF Games, said: “With rock ‘n’ roll, high-speed motorbike rides and supersonic win potential, we feel confident that Road Cash™ will be a great hit among players who love the symbol of freedom and rebellion and who like to take risks for a big chance to great wins.

“This high-action slot title features immersive animation, innovative gameplay and a classic soundtrack, so we can’t wait to introduce it to players and operator partners.”

 

About BF Games:

BF Games is a creative and dynamic game development studio that creates innovative slots content for the global online market. With a focus on developing high-quality games, BF offers an extensive portfolio of industry-leading products to the sector. The London and Malta-based company was founded by industry veterans and is also a land-based operator and games producer in several European jurisdictions. Learn more at: www.bfgames.com

 

 

 

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