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Austria – Greentube enters esports and blockchain sphere with HERO acquisition

In a move that will see Greentube enter the esports sphere, the NOVOMATIC Interactive division has acquired esports betting provider and blockchain pioneer, HERO. “At Greentube, we aim to hold a leading position when it comes to adopting new trends and technology, and with HERO’s unique products, we have acquired an innovative and exciting business…

Protokol: increasing the stakes for fans through blockchain

Lars Rensing, CEO at enterprise blockchain services provider, Protokol, explains the changing dynamic between live/esports sports betting and blockchain technology. With the rise of the digital-native fan, and the events of 2020 decimating ticket revenues for live events, the sports industry, and the fast growing eSports industry, are being forced to rapidly diversify and digitise;…

US – Cloudbet unveils zero-margin campaign to drive fan engagement on US Open tennis

Cloudbet has relaunched its zero-margin odds campaign for this week’s US Open tennis, which gets underway at Flushing Meadows, New York, where Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams head the market. Having rolled out the zero-margin offer over the COVID-19-disrupted English Premier League football season, Cloudbet is again deploying its blockchain technology to provide customers with…

Asia – Cloudbet charges zero commission on pre-match bets for players

Cloudbet is using the English Premier League’s return to demonstrate how blockchain technology helps it to offer customers fairer prices to maximise their winnings. Cloudbet recently announced that for each remaining game in the EPL season, it would charge no commission on pre-match bets for 1000 players, allowing them to access the best odds and…

Singapore – DAOGroup strengthen business development team

DAOGroup has geared up to capitalise on the return of mainstream sports betting by strengthening its business development team. In line with its ambitious plans to establish itself as the industry’s partner of choice for crypto and blockchain solutions, the company has hired Yelena Kensborn as Sales and Marketing Executive and Adam Lee as Business…

Stelios P Michaelides Appointed CCO of Quanta

Quanta has announced the appointment of Stelios P Michaelides as the Chief Compliance Officer of Quanta. Stelios is a strategic thinking, internationally-minded and versatile Chief Financial Officer with over forty years managerial experience ensuring optimal financial and business operations across diverse geographies and sectors. He is well-versed in managing stakeholder relationships, building support and loyalty…

France – Atari to launch into crypto currency with Atari Token in summer 2020

The Atari Group, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers, is announcing the launch of the first private presale campaign of the Atari Token, reserved for qualified investors. The Atari Token will also be subject to a public sale scheduled for early summer 2020 in the countries where the regulatory…

Austria – Greentube complete acquisition of Cashbet Coin’s CBC cryptocurrency

Greentube, the NOVOMATIC Interactive division, has completed the acquisition of the majority of CashBet Coin’s CBC cryptocurrency and its underlying blockchain technologies. The acquisition enables Greentube to enhance the use of cryptocurrency throughout its social gaming portfolio and follows the successful trial integration of CBC with its flagship brand GameTwist last year. The social casino…

Isle of Man – Jason Yee appointed as Quanta CFO

Quanta has announced the appointment of Jason Yee as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. This appointment comes as a direct result of the strategic review undertaken by Dynamic Partners. The review highlighted the need for an experienced CFO with knowledge and understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrency, as well as expertise in business transformation. Quanta’s…