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Metodi Zaburtov joins Luckbox as Head of Risk Management and Operations

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Esports betting company Luckbox has appointed Metodi Zaburtov as Head of Risk Management and Operations – Sportsbook.

Metodi brings a wealth of experience to the position, with his previous roles including Head of Live Betting at PartyGaming and Head of Sportsbook & Esports Optimization at Ultraplay.

At Luckbox, Metodi will be in charge of the esportsbook, responsible for areas such as risk management, trading, odds compilation and data feeds.

Metodi said: “I will be overseeing the day-to-day trading operations in an effort to keep up to the high-quality standards we set. This will be a role with many intersections to other departments such as fraud, integrity, CRM, product and support.”

Luckbox, which is preparing for launch in early 2019, has been awarded a full gambling licence in the Isle of Man – among the world’s strictest jurisdictions. The company is creating a unique, esports-dedicated platform, which is being built by an in-house development team and will allow fans to bet on CSGO, Dota 2, League of Legends and other esports.

Metodi is based in Bulgaria, where Luckbox’s developers are delivering a “unique and immersive” platform designed to cater specifically for esports fans.

Metodi has joined Luckbox from esports.com and said: “I describe myself as a casual gamer. I was an extreme fan of Unreal Tournament back in the day.

“Of course, I’ve played many different genres like FIFA, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Championship Manager, World of Warcraft, Starcraft, CS 1.6, CSGO and Need for Speed but mostly occasionally.

“I consider myself an esports fan and I watch a lot of streamed content, enjoying what the best esports athletes can produce out there especially in CSGO and Dota 2.”

Luckbox Chief Operating Officer Quentin Martin said: “We’re continually striving to mix gambling industry nous with a passion and understanding of esports and Metodi personifies that perfectly.

“We’ve managed to build an amazingly talented team and Metodi’s arrival further strengthens us in what is a highly important role.”

Metodi said: “I am excited to join this team of top professionals and be part of something great. I want to help in building an industry-leading esportsbook that redefines the norms by being user-friendly, entertaining, heavily segmented and by providing a unique betting service.

“I am also passionate about utilising data and driving innovation. We all have big ambitions and goals at Luckbox and we are eager to attract and delivering them to the gaming and betting audience.”

 

About Luckbox:
Luckbox was founded by former PokerStars colleagues Lars Lien and Mike Stevens. Preparing for launch in 2019, it is being built by a team combining vast experience in the igaming industry and a passion for esports to offer players unique and highly social platform to engage with their favourite games, including CSGO, Dota 2 and League of Legends. Real Time Games Holding Limited – the company behind the Luckbox brand – holds a full licence under the Online Gambling Regulation Act (OGRA), issued by the Gaming Supervision Commission.

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media
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New partnership of EGT Interactive with the esteemed operator Videoslots

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We are delighted to announce that the high value casino operator Videoslots has integrated our well-known and preferred content. This partnership has a big importance for our company as it gives us the opportunity to strengthen our positions as a leading provider in territories with big potential. As a first step we will launch our high-quality content in the so called .com territories, covered by our new partner.

Todor Zahariev, the Managing Director of EGT Interactive, commented: “As an ambitious company we are very proud, that Videoslots put faith in our reliable and top-notch content. This partnership is a strategic step, as in accordance to our long-term development strategy to enter new markets, we are expecting our successful partnership to expand also in Sweden. Territory, which we consider as top priority. Sharing common values such as security, excellence, integrity and passion, we believe that we will be a great partner for Videoslots and will be able to deliver the ultimate experience to their dedicated players.”

What the Management of Videoslots commented: “The Videoslots team is continually striving to become the world’s biggest and best online casino and we have ensured our players have access to even more high-quality games than ever with this deal. EGT Interactive’s quality portfolio is full of exciting games blended together with immersive graphics, exciting maths models and engaging narratives. Our players are sure to love our latest editions.”

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Spain’s Ombudsman Calls for Gambling Ad Ban

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Francisco Fernández Marugán, Spain’s acting Civic Ombudsman, has recommended the Spanish government to issue a complete ban on advertising gambling products and services. Marugán addressed the recommendations to the Ministries of Finance and Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare.

The ban would mean that operators would be prohibited from displaying any form of broadcast pertaining to gambling products and services before a particular time, in addition to the prohibition of celebrity endorsements and gambling signage at sporting events.

Marugán has stated that any operator found to be in contravention of the proposed ban could result in the cancellation of an operator’s license, however, this can only be justified if a total ban is imposed.

Marugán considers that the advertising of gambling and bets “should not be considered protected in the freedom of business, as it is not in products such as tobacco or addictive substances.”

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media
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Authentic Gaming Partners with Volcanobet

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Authentic Gaming, the Malta-based gaming solutions provider, has signed a deal with Volcanobet, the leading Montenegro online sportsbook and casino provider. As per the deal, Authentic Gaming will be the exclusive provider of live casino games to Volcanobet.

Volcanobet can now access the Authentic Gaming’s full suite of games including Authentic Roulette, Blaze Roulette, Casino Floor Roulette and Live ARENA games.

“We really enjoy creating solutions for niche and emerging markets which is why I’m delighted that we can demonstrate our full capabilities to Volcanobet, a company that has proven to be a real market leader. To be the exclusive partner of Volcanobet is also a fantastic opportunity for us to help create a new trend within the Montenegro player community and we can’t wait to play such an integral role in the company’s future strategy,” Jonas Delin, CEO, Authentic Gaming said.

“We are famed within Montenegro for providing the best online betting and casino product in the market. Adding Authentic Gaming to our portfolio ensures that we are continuing our position as market leader whilst evolving our product range to provide more choice, added excitement and bespoke solutions to keep our players coming back. This is especially interesting as the Montenegrin market is very receptive to roulette, and we will now be working with a live roulette provider that offers that widest variety in the industry,” Sveta Vasiljevic, CEO, Volcanobet said.

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