In the fast moving world of gambling, sometimes you might miss news that could be important to you. To make sure you’re all caught up on gaming industry news, be it online or brick and mortar, we’re rounding up the some of the announcements and partnerships from the last week that you might have missed.
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More senior management talent finds its way to United Remote
Swiftly-growing aggregator United Remote has bolstered its Account Management team with the addition of Account Manager Daniel Cass to help shape an increasingly influential force in the iGaming industry. Daniel is responsible for managing client accounts, developing relationships and business as United Remote continues to expand across regulated markets.
He joins United Remote from Editec where he held the role of Senior Retention Executive at the fixed-odds sports and virtual sports company. Cass has more than 5 years’ experience in the iGaming sector, having previously held customer support and operations-related roles at Mr. Green and Leo Vegas.
He will be based out of United Remote’s new Malta headquarters in the 14 East skyscraper, Malta’s second tallest building, and will report directly to group CEO Jeremy Fall. Daniel has strong expertise in the banking and financial services industries along with iGaming, and has his finger on the pulse of trends, purchasing habits and the customer journey
Golden Genie & The Walking Wilds receives red-carpet treatment with William Hill pre-release
Celebrating yet another top tier collaboration with a timed-exclusive effort, the Malta based Software Provider moves towards mega stardom status thanks to the joint collaborative effort towards promoting their next big release, Golden Genie & The Walking Wilds, on non-other than William Hill group.
This marks the first time Nolimit City will be collaborating with the multinational U.K powerhouse along with their flagship owned brands, including the Scandic iconic brands, MrGreen and Redbet international, along with the Latvian frontrunner brand, 11.lv. The timed-release will see Nolimit’s latest title positioned across all sites for an early exclusive timed-release period.
BetVictor to increase online casino portfolio via EveryMatrix
Established gaming operator BetVictor is set to strengthen its casino offering through a new direct integration with CasinoEngine, EveryMatrix’s iGaming Platform.
BetVictor will start offering its RedTiger content through CasinoEngine’s advanced APIs. The switch involves the use of a single integration in BetVictor’s front-end, wallet and platform, therefore gaining access to RedTiger’s network jackpots.
DreamTech Gaming selects Yggdrasil’s YG Masters Programme – Powered by GATI to accelerate its global expansion
YG Masters partner DreamTech Gaming has selected Yggdrasil’s revolutionary GATI technology that will empower DreamTech Gaming to quickly scale its global distribution and realise its business strategy ambitions.
Yggdrasil’s game-changing, language agnostic and standardised GATI technology enables game studios and developers to rapidly, and securely, build and distribute content across Yggdrasil’s global distribution network.
Yggdrasil joins forces with Betpoint Group
Yggdrasil, the innovative online gaming solutions provider, has struck a deal with Betpoint Group which will see the operator integrate and offer the entire Yggdrasil games portfolio across its four casino brands.
Malta-licensed Betpoint Group currently operates the casino brands 21.com, Justspin.com, Nitrocasino.com and Neonvegas.com with a global focus, and are especially strong in the Nordic, German and Japanese markets.
The deal will grant Betpoint Group access to popular Yggdrasil titles including recently-launched Multifly, Arthur’s Fortune and Lightning Joker, as well as the hugely successful Vikings trilogy.
Games developed through the pioneering YG Masters programme will also be made available as well as titles featuring Yggdrasil’s ground-breaking Splitz™ mechanic, including Temple Stacks: Splitz™ and Neon Rush: Splitz™, plus recently-launched title Lucky Neko, introducing the new Gigablox™ feature.
Second tranche takes Luckbox financing to $4.5m CAD
It takes the total raised in the offering to date to $4,505,874 CAD, after a first tranche was completed with proceeds of $3,878,224 CAD.
Luckbox recruiting for five ‘key’ roles as part of aggressive growth plan
Esports betting company Luckbox is recruiting for five key positions as it targets continued growth through 2020.
The firm recently announced a $4.5m CAD funding raise ahead of plans to go public on the TSX Venture Exchange.
Luckbox is now advertising for a Chief Financial Officer, Head of Marketing, VP of Operations, CRM Lead and a node.js Backend Developer.
The full-time roles can be based in the company’s offices in Isle of Man or Bulgaria, or for the right candidates, fully remote.
Details of the roles can be found here.
Stian Enger Pettersen to lead EveryMatrix’s Casino Unit as Chief Executive Officer
EveryMatrix is delighted to announce the naming of Stian Enger Pettersen as Chief Executive Officer for the company’s casino business unit. Previously, Stian Enger drove the product development of CasinoEngine and BonusEngine solutions.
After graduating from Washington State University with a degree in International Business, Stian Enger started his career in iGaming in 2005. He successfully managed several B2C operations before joining EveryMatrix in 2015 as a Product Owner. Stian was deeply involved in shaping the casino platform and building the BonusEngine, a state-of-the-art system designed to help casinos and bookmakers tailor sophisticated acquisition and retention strategies.
In the past 5 years, Stian Enger Pettersen’s advanced technical expertise and deep business understanding of how casinos should operate in today’s competitive landscape, propelled CasinoEngine forward and helped long-time clients such as Norsk Tipping or Wunderino to surpass their ambitious targets, while securing new exciting partnerships with large operators such as Paddy Power Betfair and OPAP, among others.
EveryMatrix launches CompetitionLabs’ gamification system on CasinoEngine
B2B tech provider EveryMatrix announces a new strategic partnership with real-time gamification platform CompetitionsLabs. In addition to its powerful bonus system, CasinoEngine will now offer its clients an advanced toolkit and several player engagements features to optimise acquisition and retention campaigns.
Through the new integration with CompetitionLabs, CasinoEngine‘s clients will enjoy a large selection of gamification tools, such as tournaments, leader boards and mission-based achievements, which can significantly improve player retention and lifetime value.
Gamification’s positive effects include increases in metrics related to player engagement, turnover, player loyalty and brand favourability, while not encouraging negative behaviours, thus helping operators’ in their responsible gambling efforts.
Spearhead Studios enters the Colombian market
Spearhead Studios is thrilled to announce the recent completion of its certification process in the Colombian market. The studios’ entire gaming portfolio is now available in Colombia, including highly successful titles such as Wilds of Wall Street, Lara Jones is Cleopatra and Popstar.
Since launching in November 2019, Spearhead Studios made designing fun and fair player experiences a top priority. Currently, the games are certified in Malta, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Colombia, with many more jurisdictions to come in the upcoming year.
FeedConstruct signs exclusive deal with The Ukrainian Association of Football
The sports data feed provider receives exclusive rights to collect and distribute video streamings and Fast Betting Data from the matches of the Ukrainian Association of Football.
The partnership grants FeedConstruct the coverage of 800+ annual events held throughout competitions like Ukrainian Premier League, Cup, Women’s and Youth Leagues and others. Advocating for competitions’ integrity, the data feed provider will deliver accurate data collected by its network of scouts and video streamings which will find major appeal among the supporters and fans of the Association.
Relax Gaming welcomes new Powered By partner SYNOT Games
Relax Gaming, the igaming aggregator and supplier of unique content, has further expanded its slot offering with a deal to integrate SYNOT Games’ online casino content.
The partnership, which falls under Relax’s Powered By programme, equips the supplier with SYNOT’s portfolio of over 50 HTML5 titles, including its latest releases Wild Blooms, Rock n Roll Roosters and Sync Spin.
The agreement also offers a fast and effective route to market for SYNOT Games, the igaming arm of online and retail supplier SYNOT Group, as well as extensive distributional reach among tier one operators.
APE Introduces Full-range Electronic Gaming Equipment to New Integrated Resort HOIANA in Vietnam
Asia Pioneer Entertainment Holdings Limited (“APE” or the “Company”, with its subsidiaries collectively referred as the “Group”; Stock Code: 8400.HK) is thrilled to introduce its full-range electronic gaming equipment (“EGE”) to the new integrated casino resort HOIANA in Vietnam. The preview opening ceremony of the first phase of the resort is scheduled for Sunday, June 28, 2020. HOIANA is intended to be a luxury resort icon in Asia and a leading travelers’ destination for Central Vietnam, which is located in Hoi An, Quang Nam Province.
At the preview of its first operational facilities, guests can enjoy cutting-edge entertainment and gaming facilities by Hoiana Suncity, play at Vietnam’s first Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed Hoiana Shores Golf Club or indulge in the first of four luxurious hotels managed by Rosewood Hotel Group – the Hoiana Hotel & Suites.
SIS expands into numbers with 49’s acquisition
SIS (Sports Information Services), the leading multi-channel supplier of 24/7 betting services, today announced that it has acquired the full shareholding of 49’s from the current owners, GVC and William Hill.
The agreement will see SIS take ownership of 49’s market-leading live draws product and the famous virtual horseracing brands Portman Park, Sprint Valley, and Steepledowns, as well as virtual greyhounds from Brushwood and Millersfield.