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OKTO and Kaizen Gaming link focuses on mobile payment journey

Gametech firm Kaizen Gaming has partnered with OKTO, enabling Stoiximan and Betano players with a seamless user experience.  The collaboration is aiming to ‘modernise the player payment experience’, as it focuses on a seamless physical-to-digital payment method through Stoiximan.Cash and Betano.Cash.  Kostas Georgoulas, Director of Strategic Accounts of OKTO, commented: “Our partnership with Kaizen Gaming …

Caesars announces closure of £2.9m William Hill takeover

Caesars Entertainment has announced the final closure of its £2.9 million takeover of Gibraltar-registered online and retail betting operator William Hill. Under the terms of the transaction, Caesars will acquire all of William Hill’s online and offline assets, intending to sell all non-US business divisions, including the UK and international online verticals, as well as …

Entain: Increasing number of Brits view gambling as social activity

New research from Entain has found that more than half of bettors (55%) regard betting and gaming as a social activity.  The survey, carried out by CT Group, quizzed 2,000 Britons who enjoy placing a bet on something other than National Lottery at least once a month. It found that 78% of respondents place a …

Gaming Americas Q2 Meetup Becomes a 2-Day Gathering

Gaming Americas Q2 Meetup brings together top C-level executives for a very important virtual meetup that spans over two days and will overview the most important gambling news and topics.

Hipther Agency announces that a second day has been added to the event schedule. The new dates of the meetup are April 28-29.

Day 1 (April 28) will focus on the Latin American market while Day 2 (April 29) will focus on the North American region. See more details here.

+2000 participants and +60 industry speakers are already confirmed, making the second quarterly meetup the largest up to date.

The draft agenda includes the following discussions:

Day 1 (April 28) – LatAm focus:

live casino – South America;
latest on Argentina;
Chile potential;
LATAM – latest on online casino;
LATAM – latest on sportsbook;
LATAM – latest on regulation – understanding the Latin American player and industry.

Day 2 (April 29) – North American focus:

US legislation round-up – which states to monitor in Q2 and beyond.
Challenges facing operators and suppliers when entering the US market and how they are overcome.
Canadian gambling industry in the spotlight.
Stock exchange: is the gambling industry still underestimated?
Innovations in the payments journey and time to talk cryptocurrency.

Among the already confirmed speakers’ and moderators’ you can find:

LATAM:

Victor Arias – Vice President LATAM at Pragmatic Play;
Victor Araneda – Chief Business Development Officer at GAMING1;
Gabriel Szlaifsztein – General Manager LATAM at Continent 8 Technologies;
Ramiro Atucha – Chief Executive Officer at Vibra Gaming;
Arturo Chaltelt – Account Manager LatAm at Play’n GO;
David Mann – Chief Commercial Officer at Swintt;
Domenico Mazzola – Commercial Director at Altenar;
Joakim Renman – Chief Commercial Officer at Scout Gaming Group;
Fernando Garita – Head of Business Development at Betcris;
and many more.

Atlanta Hawks Await MRI on Trae Young’s Ankle But X-Rays Show No Damage

Injuries have been a common theme in the NBA during the 2020-21 season with the league returning from the previous campaign with a short turnaround time and a compressed schedule. We’ve seen stars like Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant, and James Harden among others miss significant time with various injuries. Denver’s Jamal […]

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The Mayweather vs. Paul Fight is Now Being Targeted for June 6

The Paul brothers continue to make moves in the combat sports world. For months, Logan Paul has been pushing for a big fight against Floyd Mayweather. New reports indicate the Mayweather vs. Paul fight is expected to take place on June 6. These types of celebrity fights have grown considerably more popular over the years. […]

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Kentucky Judge Awards $100M in Bonds to State in $1.6B PokerStars Case

A Kentucky judge has ruled the state is entitled to $100 million in bonds that Stars Interactive Holdings posted as part of a years-long case regarding illegal online poker in the state. The bonds are just part of the award the state is seeking. In December, the Kentucky Supreme Court reversed an appeals court ruling […]

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