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GI Games Integrations: Relax Games, Live 5, Booming Games and more

This week’s platform integrations review from Gaming Intelligence includes Relax Gaming, Espresso Games, Live 5, Kiron Interactive, Synot Games, Nolimit City, Highlight Games and DreamTech Gaming.


Relax Gaming has expanded its B2B casino platform with a deal to integrate content from Synot Games.

As the latest addition to [...]

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Betsafe prepares for Kenya launch with new sponsorship deals

Betsson's Betsafe brand is launching in Kenya, supported by new sponsorship deals with two Kenyan Premier League clubs.

Bet High Kenya, which operates the Betsafe brand locally, has partnered Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards, replacing SportPesa as their sponsor.

“We will be launching in the Kenyan market very soon and our top [...]

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Intralot introduces new Lotos Xi digital lottery platform

Athens-listed lottery and gaming supplier Intralot has unveiled its new Lotos Xi digital lottery platform.

Lotos Xi is an end-to-end multi-channel solution that enables lottery operators to define and offer subscriptions for any available game and manage its content.

It has been integrated with Intralot’s Lotos X Orchestrator, which enables a set [...]

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Spin and Win Roulette

Playtech launches Spin & Win Roulette with PokerStars

London-listed gaming supplier Playtech has teamed up with leading operator PokerStars to launch an exclusive new multiplier-based Live Roulette variant, Spin & Win Roulette.

The new game is broadcast from PokerStars’ live casino environment within Playtech’s Live studio in Riga and is designed to boost player winnings and excitement through the [...]

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US growth fails to offset first quarter revenue decline for Intralot

Athens-listed gaming supplier and operator Intralot has reported a 47 per cent drop in revenue to €102.0m for the first quarter of 2020.

Intralot’s systems handled €3.7bn of worldwide wagers during the quarter, an increase of 6 per cent versus a year ago, benefiting from strong growth in Eastern Europe as [...]

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BtoBet enters Tanzania with WinPrincess partnership

iGaming platform provider BtoBet has expanded its footprint in Africa through a new deal with Tanzanian land-based casino operator Princess International.

The agreement will see BtoBet power a new online platform for the casino operator under the WinPrincess brand, including a new sports betting product.

“Like any other company we need to [...]

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Malta Gaming Authority

Malta Gaming Authority survey looks at impact of COVID-19

A survey conducted by the Malta Gaming Authority shows that both B2B and B2C gaming licensees expect lower revenue this year due to the impact of COVID-19.

The 64 B2B suppliers who participated in the MGA survey said that revenue is forecast to be 20 per cent lower than previous budget [...]

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IBIA speaks out in favour of global sports data standards

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has called for an industry-wide debate about global sports data standards.

The IBIA said that all parties engaged in the supply of sports event data for betting should adhere to global best practice standards, after data supplier Stats Perform called for the industry be regulated [...]

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Stats Perform leads call for regulation of data suppliers

Stats Perform has said the data supply industry should be regulated by an independent body, with Genius Sports Group and Sportradar generally supportive of attempts to increase standards.

The issue has risen to a head during the COVID-19 lockdown period, as data suppliers looked to fill empty sportsbooks with a range [...]

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South Africa’s Phumelela files for bankruptcy protection as COVID-19 bites

South African racecourse owner and betting operator Phumelela Gaming and Leisure is seeking to implement a business rescue plan to ensure the long-term survival of the company and horse racing in South Africa.

Phumelela said that it has experienced adverse economic and trading conditions for some time, which has been exacerbated [...]

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Aspire Global

Aspire Global benefits from Pariplay contribution in Q1

Stockholm-listed gaming operator and supplier Aspire Global has reported a marginal increase in first quarter net revenue to €32.6m, buoyed by the recently acquired Pariplay business.

The Pariplay acquisition, which closed in October, helped B2B revenue in the first quarter of 2020 to climb 16.4 per cent to €22.7m, offsetting a [...]

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Intralot sees full year revenue drop to €720.6m in 2019

Athens-listed gaming and lottery supplier Intralot has reported an 8 per cent drop in full year revenue to €720.6m for 2019.

Intralot’s systems handled €18.3bn of worldwide wagers during the year, an increase of 21 per cent compared to the previous year, with North American wagers climbing 51 per cent to [...]

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