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Sports betting spending spree pushes investors to the brink

US betting boom sports
With the world’s leading gaming companies all-in for a slice of the US betting boom, an early zeal among investors is giving way to the exorbitant realities of backing your horse all the way to the finish line. If 2021’s market caps are anything to go by, many financiers are already giving up the chase.

VBET announces Laure Boulleau as new ambassador

Laure Boulleau new VBET ambassador
SPORTFIVE and VBET (SoftConstruct Group) are proud to announce the arrival of Laure Boulleau as the new VBET ambassador, a major actor in the world of online sports betting.

FanDuel and DraftKings bag tribal partnerships as Connecticut lib’s igaming

Fanduel DraftKings bag tribal partnerships as Connecticut lib's igaming
With online gambling going live in Connecticut for the first time, tribal owned Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods have elicited the services of the former DFS giants to enhance their digital prowess.

EveryMatrix releases Interim 2021 Financial Report

EveryMatrix interim report
B2B iGaming technology provider EveryMatrix has released its Interim Financial Report covering its performance in the first nine months of 2021 (Q1 to Q3).

1xBet scores five EGR Nordics Awards nominations

1xBet EGR Nordic Awards nominations
1xBet has been shortlisted in five EGR Nordics Awards categories. This award annually acknowledges the most successful and innovative gambling companies operating in the Scandinavian region

IGT creates dedicated betting and igaming branch

IGT creates dedicated betting and igaming branch
International Game Technology (IGT) is creating a specialist division for betting and digital gambling to tap into the unfolding online market across the US and elsewhere.

Crypto Trends in iGaming: SOFTSWISS Insights

SOFTSWISS data cryptocurrency crypto stats
SOFTSWISS presents a report with statistics and insights on the development of cryptocurrency across its Online Casino Platform, Sports Betting Platform and Game Aggregator clients.

Spring Becomes Platform of the Year at SiGMA

BetConstruct SiGMA Award
The complete gaming and sports betting platform provider BetConstruct receives the title of the best platform at SiGMA awards.

Acquisitions, ad spend spiral in race for top tier

Sports Betting US Betting firms advertising
In a scramble for customers through the 2021- 2022 sports season, US betting firms enter an escalating imperative to bulk up and splurge on advertising before winners and losers set in.

SOFTSWISS to Take Part in SiGMA Europe

SOFTSWISS SiGMA Europe
SOFTSWISS will present its product portfolio at the annual iGaming conference SiGMA Europe. The event will bring together the top representatives of the gaming industry who will gather in Malta November 15-19.

1xBet becomes a regional partner of Lyon

1xBet Lyon partnership
1xBet has become the official partner of the French football club Lyon. The agreement of one of the leading betting companies in the world and the 7-time champions of France will be for the 2021/22 season, with the possibility of a more extended period.

Latest Online Betting Trends: Insights from SOFTSWISS

SOFTSWISS latest online trends
In its first report, the SOFTSWISS Sportsbook has compiled unique insights based on a detailed study of user behaviour in the first half of 2021. The information in the report reflects aggregated anonymous results across all brands powered by the Sportsbook Platform

1xBet nominated in 5 categories of the prestigious EGR Operator Awards

1xBet EGR Operator Awards nominations
This year, 1xBet has been nominated in five separate categories of the esteemed EGR Operator Awards: Mobile Operator; eSports Operator; Football Betting Operator; In-Play Sports Operator; Mobile Sports Product. The award winners will be announced at a high profile ceremony in London on November 25th.

Puerto Rico to fast-track betting launch with new advisory panel

Puerto Rico fast track betting launch new advisory panel
The director of the Puerto Rico Gambling Commission, Orlando Rivera, is to head a new advisory group tasked with speeding up the groundwork ahead of a sports betting market launch.

BGaming enters LATAM market by starting cooperation with JazzGS

BGaming partnership Jazz Gaming Solutions
iGaming supplier BGaming announces its entrance to the LATAM region by starting cooperation with Jazz Gaming Solutions, a reputable casino platform and sports betting сompany based in Costa Rica.

BetConstruct Deploys Live Casino Innovation with Hands-Do

BetConstruct Hands-Do innovation
At the height of the igaming industry’s activity it is business as usual at BetConstruct. The gaming and sports betting software developer, with the help of its holding company SoftConstruct, introduces an intriguing novelty for the sphere of live casino hardware and software.

Entain and Verizon’s betting and gaming VR mix to launch in 2021

Entain Verizon sports betting and gaming VR mix to launch
The brainchild of Entain and Verizon media is finally coming to market: immersive sports betting and gaming VR mash-up.

Digitain wins Best Land-Based Industry Supplier at Ukrainian Gaming Week Awards

Digitain best land based supplier UGW award
Digitain are delighted to announce that we have won Best Land-Based Industry Supplier at the Ukrainian Gaming Week Awards, that took place this week in Kiev.

SOFTSWISS wins Best Customer Service Company of the Year at IGA

SOFTSWISS IGA awards 2021
One of the most important events in the gambling and betting world, the International Gaming Awards (IGA), was held in London last week where the best players of the iGaming industry received recognition. We are pleased to announce that SOFTSWISS was awarded Best Customer Service Company of the Year.

Digitain wins Sports Betting Platform of the Year at the International Gaming Awards

Digitain wins Sports Betting Platform of the year IGA
Digitain have won Sports Betting Platform of the Year at the prestigious International Gaming Awards, held at the Savoy Hotel in London on the 8th of September.

SciGames puts £1bn betting business up for sale in mass divestment

SciGames puts £1bn betting business up for sale
The increasingly diversified and debt-laden Scientific Games has announced plans to sell off its lottery and sports betting divisions - assets thought to be worth more than $6bn - to improve cash flow and concentrate solely on retail, online and free-play casino.

Canadian provinces go head-to-head with offshore bookies

Canadian Lawmakers green light sports betting
Canadian lawmakers gave single-match sports betting the greenlight this summer, hoping to put an end to one of the western world’s largest remaining black markets. Just how effective they are now depends on provincial regulations - and how much harmony can be achieved between them.

Sports matches provided by BETER doubles in 2021

BETER sports live streaming
The results are in and BETER is proud to report that the first half of 2021 has seen the Setka Cup go from strength to strength, as the number of table tennis, tennis and beach volleyball matches featured in this tournament have doubled in this time. Alex Lobov, BETER's Chief Product Officer, explained how the company achieved such growth rates.

EveryMatrix enhances OddsMatrix Data Solution functionalities

OddsMatrix solutions
B2B sports supplier EveryMatrix has enhanced the functionalities of its OddsMatrix Sports Betting Data Solution through a new round of software development that started earlier this year.

William Hill makes Colombian entry with new acquisition

William Hill Colombia market Alfabet
Having acquired a controlling stake in the Colombian online bookmaker, Alfabet, last year, the British bookie, William Hill, has finally made its first breach into Latin America.

IZIBET.com goes live with EveryMatrix’s turnkey solution

EveryMatrix IZIBET partnership
B2B provider of iGaming solutions EveryMatrix is pleased to announce the relaunch of IZIBET. The online brand has been successfully revamped via EveryMatrix’s turnkey solution earlier this summer.

Japan mulls making a $65bn sports betting market

Sports Betting Japan
Sports betting in Japan is currently only allowed on racing. But with covid decimating revenues at the country’s major and much-loved leagues, government officials are reportedly considering a landmark expansion that would create one of the largest betting markets on the planet.

Betting boom gives unloved Yahoo new lease for life

Yahoo sports betting
No sooner had Verizon declared that sports betting would be the key to unlocking the potential of its dwindling subsidiary, Yahoo, than Apollo Global Management paid $5bn to take it off them and do exactly that.

SoftSwiss Sportsbook launches new project N1Bet

SoftSwiss Sportsbook N1Bet
The SoftSwiss Sportsbook is excited to announce the launch of the new betting project with N1 Group this June. This further establishes Sportsbook as a valued solution on the iGaming market, as clients are increasingly making their decision in favour of the SoftSwiss Sportsbook in their projects.

Rival interests to pry apart Florida betting compact

Florida governor Ron DeSantis Florida sports betting compact
Florida governor Ron DeSantis has hailed a landmark deal giving the Seminole Tribe exclusive rights to sports betting. But with rival interests locked out of the multibillion dollar sector, the weight with which they will test this new legislation is likely to be commensurate.

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