Draft Kings reveals plans to open offices in VEGAS
DraftKings has announced plans to open new offices in Las Vegas, as it seeks to transform from DFS giant to US gambling leader. The company, which recently became the first operator to launch a mobile sportsbook in New Jersey, has also announced a series of new appointments and detailed plans to open new offices.
Bethard.com given gaming licence to operate in Denmark
Bethard.com has announced that it has been granted a licence to operate in Denmark – continuing to extend its geographic reach across Europe. “2018 is a truly exciting year for us,” said Erik Skarp, CEO of bethard.com.
Bitcasino launches industry-first SOC coin integration
The Bitcoin-led casino, Bitcasino.io, has revamped its customer experience with the integration of an industry-first Telegram social media login and cryptocurrency SOC coin. The innovative casino’s Telegram social media login provides players with an efficient and seamless design, opening its offering to over 200 million monthly active Telegram users in the process.
Catena outlines US affiliate expansion plans
New chief executive for Catena Media, Per Hellberg, said he has set his sights on taking the firm to new heights after it posted year-on-year financial growth in the first half. Hellberg who joined in June, spoke of his optimism and motivation to see the company grow. The company is said to be making “considerable investments [in the US], acquiring companies offering a strong foothold and recruiting exceptional talent”.
MGA publishes Directive
The Malta Gaming Authority has notified its licensees and the general public that in pursuant to article 7(2) of the new Gaming Act (Cap. 583 of the Laws of Malta), it is issuing the Directive on the Calculation of Compliance Contribution as a binding instrument in order to clarify the manner in which applicable fees are calculated in terms of the Gaming Licence Fees Regulations.
Kindred submits request for gaming licence
Kindred Group has officially applied for a gaming licence with Sweden’s gambling authority. The licence, if approved, will allow the Malta-based company to offer online betting and gaming services in Sweden.
Betzest.com sportsbook and casino goes live
Following months of hard work and dedication to construct a truly unique product, Betzest.com has now released an official announcement that the brand is live. The distinctive betting product, powered by SportingTech, includes numerous special features. Their decision to enter the market comes after the country revised its gambling laws last June.
IGT strikes agreement with Boyd Gaming
Another Mississippi sports betting move occurred as IGT announced a deal to power two Boyd Gaming sportsbooks. IGT will be providing the sports betting platform for IP Casino in Biloxi and Sam’s Town in Tunica. Boyd and IGT have had previous relations – this deal will be extending the partnership into legal sports betting’s latest market.
Bet365 secures footing in Spanish football
Sports betting giant Bet365 has announced its agreement to sponsor half of the teams in Spain’s La Liga. The operator has penned two-year deals with 10 clubs, handing the firm in-stadium brand presence as well as digitally. Recently, Bet365 inked a deal with Hard Rock Atlantic City Casino.
Videoslots joins forces with Spigo
Leading online casino operator, Videoslots.com, has agreed to a deal with Danish games developer Spigo to integrate its slots content. The agreement comes hot on the heels of Videoslots’ recent deal with Evolution Gaming. William Ahlberg, head of games at Videoslots, said: “With an initial roll-out of proven slots titles, we hope to follow this up with the integration of further content.”
Boyd Gaming forms betting partnership with FanDuel
Boyd Gaming has joined forces with fellow operator FanDuel to launch sports betting and online gaming ventures across the US. The announcement comes hot on the heels of its recent approval to operate in Mississippi. Under the terms of the deal, Boyd will have access to FanDuel’s sportsbook technology and services for its online platform.
EGT Interactive makes milestone move
EGT Interactive continues to thrive with its latest landmark step in the company business strategy. The operator has successfully landed an agreement with zamba.co, making it one of the first igaming companies with certified video slots on the Colombian igaming market. The partnership starts with a package of 20 games and will grow gradually.