Category Archives: Betting News

LVBet kickstarts LatAm expansion with Douglas Costa partnership

Sportsbook and online casino operator LVBet has kickstarted its bid to enhance its Latin American market status by appointing Douglas Costa as its Brand Ambassador for Brazil. Under the terms of the partnership, Costa will provide the operator with ‘expert insight and opinions’ as the firm seeks to capitalise on the burgeoning Latin American sports …

Parimatch secures full Ukraine online gambling rights

CIS online gambling group Parimatch, has become the first operator to fully validate of its Ukraine online gambling services, having secured licencing approval for online casino, sports betting and poker. Yesterday, Parimatch communicated that it had completed its full Ukraine licensing provisions, becoming the first operator to obtain a sports betting licence validated by the …

Entain embraces sustainable energy with carbon-neutral pledge

Entain, the holding company behind Ladbrokes and Coral, has announced a new commitment to sustainable energy, pledging to become completely carbon neutral by no later than 2025. The operator will reduce and offset emissions within its own operations, in addition to cooperating with suppliers to decarbonise its supply chain. The group currently maintains a 24,000-strong …

Safer gambling trio launch #TalkBanStop campaign

GamCare, GamBan and GAMSTOP have teamed up to launch new campaign #TalkBanStop, promoting their tools and services to the UK general public. The campaign, which will be launched this spring, aims to encourage the UK public to make the most of free tools to control their gambling spend and to utilise support services to seek …

SoftSwiss updates Trustly Pay N Play for online casino clients

Clients of the SoftSwiss online casino platform can now activate all available payment markets as part of the Pay N Play module from Trustly. The new developments, said SoftSwiss, will enable its online casino clients to ‘activate all currently available markets seamlessly and hassle-free at once’. Pay N Play allows the user to register and …

Jette Nygaard-Andersen: Entain must sharpen its customer centric approach

Jette Nygaard-Andersen, the new CEO at Entain, made her debut corporate statement this morning by stating that she wishes to pursue a ‘customer centric’ strategy across the FTSE100 global gambling portfolio.  Joining Entain in January 2021, the CEO has ‘immersed’ herself in the company to become familiar with the ‘people, operations and customers’, having already …

Salsa Technology appoints Alberto Alfieri as CCO to lead South American drive

Salsa Technology (formerly Patagonia Gaming) has appointed Alberto Alfieri as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), as the South American full-service iGaming turnkey services provider accelerates its growth momentum.  A seasoned industry executive, Alfieri served as CCO of European multi-brand iGaming operator Evoke Gaming (2016-2018), prior to the firm’s acquisition by Mr Green&Co. Alfieri maintains …

Golden Race drives virtual football engagement with Euro Cup

Golden Race has strengthened its virtual football offering after launching its new tournament, Euro Cup. Inspired by the European Championship, the virtual tournament has been made available to Golden Race clients across Europe and Africa.   The competition – which is available both on demand and scheduled – is divided in two phases: a group stage …

Jason Ader: Mattingley must awaken Playtech’s US future 

Brian Mattingley’s appointment as the new company chairman of Playtech Plc has been welcomed by company investor Jason Ader and his asset management company SpringOwl. Though the appointment was branded as conservative in some quarters with Mattingley due to finish his 15-year CEO and Chairmanship tenure at 888 Holdings, Ader has branded the appointment as …

BtoBet to power Soloti Gaming’s Frapapa brand

BtoBet has outlined plans to deliver a ‘next-level betting experience’ within the Nigerian sports betting market after partnering with Soloti Gaming Ltd to power its Frapapa brand. Through the agreement, BtoBet’s Neuron 3 platform will be used to enhance Frapapa’s retail and digital network. Sabrina Soldà, BtoBet’s Chief Marketing Officer, said: “We are pleased to …