IGaming Business

Scout Gaming the Leading Provider of B2B Daily Fantasy Sports Enters US Market via Partnership with SCCG.

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 4:09pm

LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 18, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Scout Gaming, the leading provider of B2B daily fantasy sports, sportsbook and fantasy betting products, has made its debut in the US market after signing a deal with new sports league, the Masters Cup Series.

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  • LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 18, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Scout Gaming, the leading provider of B2B daily fantasy sports, sportsbook and fantasy betting products, has made its debut in the US market after signing a deal with new sports league, the Masters Cup Series.
  • Through the combination of its proprietary Player Account Management system, award-winning B2B Daily Fantasy Sports solution and new Social Sportsbook, Scout Gaming offers US operators and franchises an end-to-end managed sports entertainment product.
  • Scout Gaming Group is a multiple award-winning licensed and regulated premium provider of B2B Fantasy Sports & Sportsbetting.
  • Scout Gaming is listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market and the Certified Adviser is Redeye AB.

IGT Wins "Technology Provider of the Year" and "Lottery Product of the Year" at 2021 International Gaming Awards

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 11:45am

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it won the "Technology Provider of the Year" award and the "Lottery Product of the Year" award in the 2021 International Gaming Awards.

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  • LONDON, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it won the "Technology Provider of the Year" award and the "Lottery Product of the Year" award in the 2021 International Gaming Awards.
  • In its 14th year, the International Gaming Awards is a global awards program that recognizes excellence across the gaming, lottery and iGaming sectors and is judged by a panel of gaming industry professionals.
  • "The 'Lottery Product of the Year' distinction at the International Gaming Awards reflects the promise and value that the industry sees in IGT's Mobile Lottery Solution."
  • This is the third time in four years that IGT has won the Lottery Product of the Year category of the International Gaming Awards.

Sumo Logic Drives Adoption of Continuous Intelligence Across Europe with Customer and Partner Growth

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sumo Logic (Nasdaq: SUMO), the pioneer in continuous intelligence, today announced it has expanded its customer base and partner network in Europe. Companies including the likes of Catena Media, Elwood, HelloFresh, Snoop and more have implemented Sumo Logic to support their security, operations and business intelligence initiatives and unify their data analytics strategies. In addition, Sumo Logic will be showcasing how to power modern business with real-time insights across observability and security at its 5th annual Illuminate user conference September 28-29, 2021. The event will feature best practices, customer presentations, technical and thought leader sessions in an interactive virtual experience. Registration to attend the conference online is now open.

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  • Sumo Logic provides a cloud-native continuous intelligence platform for organisations, helping them to understand their software development, security and business operations in real time.
  • This demand has supported our growth in Europe as more customers and partners see those issues in their daily activities, commented Iain Chidgey, Vice President EMEA at Sumo Logic.
  • The Sumo Logic Continuous Intelligence Platform automates the collection, ingestion, and analysis of application, infrastructure, security, and IoT data to derive actionable insights within seconds.
  • Sumo Logic is a trademark or registered trademark of Sumo Logic in the United States and in foreign countries.

Paysafe Appoints Zak Cutler to Lead Its North America iGaming Business

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:00am

Paysafe (NYSE:PSFE), a leading specialized payments platform, today announced it has appointed seasoned iGaming executive, Zak Cutler, as CEO, North America iGaming.

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  • Paysafe (NYSE:PSFE), a leading specialized payments platform, today announced it has appointed seasoned iGaming executive, Zak Cutler, as CEO, North America iGaming.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210915005421/en/
    Zak Cutler, CEO, North America iGaming at Paysafe (Photo: Business Wire)
    Since the rapid legalization of the U.S. sports betting market starting May 2018, Paysafe has consistently stated its ambitions to be the iGaming industrys payments partner of choice, building on its leadership in Canada and Europe.
  • In Canada, Paysafe also holds a leading position and partners with the majority of regulated iLottery and gaming brands.
  • Paysafe is also a leader in digital and affiliate marketing technology and services for iGaming operators through its Income Access business unit.

Esports Publisher GGRecon & SCCG Management Announce Partnership

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:07pm

LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - GGRecon, an esports and gaming publisher, has announced that they are expanding partnerships into the US with help from SCCG Management.

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  • LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - GGRecon, an esports and gaming publisher, has announced that they are expanding partnerships into the US with help from SCCG Management.
  • SCCG management will be assisting by managing GGRecon's partnership operations, finding new and exciting clients, and assisting with commercial strategy.
  • GGRecon was founded in December 2019, and since its inception has had a heavy focus on esports.
  • GGRecon is an Esports and Gaming publisher with the aim to inform, as well as entertain, their audience.

Coingaming Group Rebrands as Yolo Group

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:21pm

Yolo Entertainment, incorporating all Coingaming Group B2C brands including Bitcasino and Sportsbet.io.

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  • Yolo Entertainment, incorporating all Coingaming Group B2C brands including Bitcasino and Sportsbet.io.
  • Yolo Group CEO Maarja Prt stated:
    "I'm both excited and proud to announce that we are rebranding to Yolo Group with a new identity for a company always looking to the future.
  • The Coingaming brand served us well for many years, but as disruptors in industries beyond gaming, we felt Yolo Group better represented our people, our business and our vision.
  • The Yolo Group (formerly the Coingaming Group) brings next-level innovation to the worlds of gaming, fintech, blockchain and more.

Everi Launches 'Borgata 777 Respin' Custom-Themed Slot With BetMGM

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Delivered via Everi's proprietary Spark Remote Game Server, the Borgata 777 Respin game is the first title Everi has developed in coordination with BetMGM.

Key Points: 
  • Delivered via Everi's proprietary Spark Remote Game Server, the Borgata 777 Respin game is the first title Everi has developed in coordination with BetMGM.
  • It is currently available through BetMGM Casino, Borgata Casino, and Party Casino in New Jersey, and on BetMGM Casino and Borgata Casino in Pennsylvania.
  • "BetMGM is a trusted operator-partner and is committed to our collective goal of delivering memorable experiences to players."
  • Utilizing Entain's US-licensed, state of the art technology, BetMGM offers sports betting and online gaming via market leading brands including BetMGM, Borgata Casino, Party Casino and Party Poker.

DraftKings Launches ‘Rocket’ as a New and Exclusive Online Casino Game

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 12:30pm

BOSTON, Sept. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) announced the addition of its new and exclusive game DraftKings Rocket to the DraftKings Casino product suite, which is currently available in New Jersey with Michigan and West Virginia to follow pending regulatory approval.

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  • BOSTON, Sept. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) announced the addition of its new and exclusive game DraftKings Rocket to the DraftKings Casino product suite, which is currently available in New Jersey with Michigan and West Virginia to follow pending regulatory approval.
  • By developing DraftKings Rocket, our team continues to innovate our Casino offerings as we set out to create an all new, one-of-a-kind iGaming experience for customers, said Jason March, DraftKings Vice President, iGaming.
  • With a prize pool of $1 million, DraftKings Rocket is a game of instinct that delivers real-money potential payouts within a shared and interactive interface which is unlike any other game on DraftKings Casino to date.
  • DraftKings Rocket works as players compete alongside one another in real time by placing wagers before a virtual rocket launches into orbit.

Paysafe Expands Betfred USA Sports Partnership Through Income Access Deal

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), a leading specialized payments platform, today announced an expanded partnership with Betfred USA Sports , the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of U.K.-based bookmaker Betfred Group.

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  • Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE), a leading specialized payments platform, today announced an expanded partnership with Betfred USA Sports , the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of U.K.-based bookmaker Betfred Group.
  • Building on an existing payments relationship, the deal sees Betfred USA Sports plug into the affiliate marketing software of Income Access , Paysafes marketing technology and services provider, for the upcoming launch of a multi-state affiliate program.
  • With its market presence and strong brand recognition, Betfred USA Sports is positioned for continued growth in the regulated U.S. iGaming space.
  • In September 2016, Income Access was acquired by Paysafe, the company behind the digital wallet brands NETELLER and Skrill.

Former New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Lab Chief Eric Weiss Joins Eric Frank’s Rebranded Consultancy Odds On Compliance

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Eric Frank, Odds On Compliance CEO and Founder, who launched EDF Compliance in early 2021 to provide industry-leading regulatory compliance consultancy services to the sports betting, iGaming and gambling sectors, announced the new Odds On Compliance brand, and welcomed industry veteran Eric Weiss, VP of Technical Compliance for Odds On Compliance, to the team.

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  • Eric Frank, Odds On Compliance CEO and Founder, who launched EDF Compliance in early 2021 to provide industry-leading regulatory compliance consultancy services to the sports betting, iGaming and gambling sectors, announced the new Odds On Compliance brand, and welcomed industry veteran Eric Weiss, VP of Technical Compliance for Odds On Compliance, to the team.
  • I am delighted to officially unveil Odds On Compliance as the new name for EDF Compliance and welcome Eric Weiss to the Odds On team, announced Eric Frank.
  • Eric Weiss is recently retired from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, where he served as Chief of Staff, and, most recently, Deputy Executive Director Technical Services / Slot Laboratory.
  • Alongside Eric Frank and Eric Weiss are Mike Mignone, Senior Advisor, Technical Compliance; Joe Casole, Senior Advisor, Regulatory Compliance; and Jared Bowen, Senior Project Manager.