NYX and Hills are adamant Openbet's new structure will enable it to best serve its clients, while Hills is adamant its stake was not to prevent Playtech taking control of Openbet. Jake Pollard looks at the issues surrounding the deal.
Fin Goulding has beenPaddy Power CIO since 2012 and has overhauled the way the bookmaker develops its platforms and tech. The process however has been far from easy and required all-out effort from Goulding and his team, he tells iGaming Business.
Sporting Index was recently acquired by private investor Magnus Hedman from private equity firm HgCapital. We caught up with CEO Warren Murphy to discuss the state of play in sports spread betting, and where the global market leader goes from here.
The Mobile World Congress that takes place every year in Barcelona is usually a harbinger of tech innovations within the igaming space. This year's edition however was all about the big players preserving their bottom line rather than coming up with groundbreaking products and directions, reports Aideen Shortt.
With 888 publishing another excellent set of results earlier this week and William Hill announcing its own 'online schematic' shortly before, the in-house vs. outsourcing tech debate continues to hold sway in the igaming sector.
A perfect storm of innovations has made possible the near-instantaneous delivery of hundreds of new in-game betting propositions. Martin de Knijff, founder of Metric Gaming, speaks to iGaming Business about the company’s strategy to provide operators with the tech to unlock the revenue potential of these brand new markets.
Visa and MasterCard should not be shouldering all the blame for igaming’s payments issues in the US, writes TJ Sharkey of Vantiv Gaming Solutions. Card-issuing financial institutions still need to be convinced the industry is big enough to justify the risks.
Spain’s forthcoming opening for online slots and exchange betting is much anticipated by Europe’s igaming operators, particularly those already in the market. Consultant Eduardo Morales Hermo updates iGaming Business on the process and likely timetable, based on information provided direct from regulator DGOJ.