This week in B2B news (16 February)

All of the latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from GR8 Tech, White Hat Studios and Continent 8 Technologies
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GR8 Tech hires former VaiDeBob MD

GR8 Tech has appointed Thomas Carvalhes as a senior business development manager as it looks to expand in Latam.

Carvalhes has more than 10 years’ experience in the region and recently left operator VaiDeBob after joining as managing director in 2022.

Yevhen Krazhan, GR8 Tech head of global sales, said: “Thomas will lead GR8 Tech’s expansion into Latam, an incredibly interesting region for us considering its explosive growth, bolstered by strong mobile internet usage that feeds a high demand for streaming and esports along with traditional sports.”

“We are ready to offer operators in the region—and globally—reliable, predictable, and profitable solutions, fostering success in our lifetime partnerships,” he added.

Sky Bet launches free-to-play weekly football game

Sky Bet has launched a new weekly football game with Incentive Games in the shape of Match 5.

The premise of the game is players visit the app every day to collect Premier League teams. If those teams win at the weekend the player gets up to £20 in free bets – 50p for two winning teams and £20 for all five.

John Gordon, Incentive Games CEO, said: “It’s a classic example of simple insight, easy accessibility and engagement, giving players a way to make the weekend’s football even more entertaining.”

Dan Colton, Sky Bet managing director, added: “Match 5 is the culmination of months of hard work from Incentive Games and Sky Bet; we can’t wait to see what customers make of it.”

White Hat Studios partners with BetRivers in Delaware

White Hat Studios has entered the US market of Delaware following a partnership with Rush Street Interactive’s BetRivers brand.

The supplier’s portfolio will be made available to BetRivers’ players and marks the sixth igaming state entry for the studio.

Andy Whitworth, White Hat Studios CEO, said: “We truly believe that BetRivers’ players in Delaware will quickly embrace our wide-spanning portfolio of content, as customers across the country have done thus far, and we’re confident that this partnership with RSI will bring strong results across the board.”

Richard Schwartz, Rush Street Interactive CEO, added: “White Hat Studios boasts a huge collection of titles that have performed extremely well and have been embraced by our players in other US markets, so we’re thrilled to be bringing those games to our players at BetRivers in Delaware with this deal.”

Booming Games gains Canadian licence

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has granted Booming Games a B2B licence.

The firm can now supply its content to licensed operators in the province.

Frederik Niehusen, Booming Games CCO, said: “We are thrilled to have obtained a full Ontario B2B gaming licence, allowing us to expand in the fast-growing Canadian market.

“Ontario is the next milestone of our strategy to expand in regulated markets after successfully entering Spain, Colombia, the Netherlands and Denmark in 2023.”

Continent 8 goes live in Vermont

Continent 8 Technologies has launched its cybersecurity solutions in the US state of Vermont after the online sports betting market went live in January.

The firm will provide security for sportsbooks including Draftkings, FanDuel and Fanatics as the supplier continues to expands in North America.

Michael Tobin, Continent 8 Technologies founder and CEO, said: “We are proud to be able to support our customers in their strategic launch in one of the year’s most anticipated newly regulated online sports betting states. We have been relentless in our pursuit as a market leader and putting customers first.

“Our bold, first-to-market approach, done so over 25 years, is one of the many reasons our global customers continue to trust us with their mission critical technology and have developed such close strategic partnerships for decades.”

Gaming Corps to supply Casino Barcelona’s online arm with content

Gaming Corps has agreed a deal with Casino Barcelona to provide the operator’s online arm with a host of games.

The supplier’s crash, table, mine and slot games will be available on CasinoBarcelone.es.

Mats Lundin, Gaming Corps director of sales, said: “It is an absolute pleasure for us to deliver our games to Casino Barcelona; one of the most recognisable operators in Europe. We are very pleased to partner with Grup Peralada, which has a long history of providing top tier entertainment to players.”

Alfredo Vega, Casino Barcelona country manager, added: “We welcome the addition of Gaming Corps’ exciting games portfolio to our offering, allowing us to present an even more memorable online casino experience to players.”

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