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UltraPlay signs strategic partnership on the Asian market with AE Group

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Advanced betting solutions provider UltraPlay has further expanded its presence on the Asian soil with the latest strategic partnership signed with AE Group – a leading provider of gambling entertainment in the region. AE Group will be the exclusive representative of UltraPlay’s eSports and sports products, with the main focus on eSports.

UltraPlay and AE Group worked together to present their partnership for the first time during the flagship gambling event in Asia – G2E Asia, Macao (21-23 May). The newly established cooperation was presented in a very spectacular way at the AE Group’s booth attracting many visitors and potential clients, making G2E Asia a successful start of their business relationship.

Mario Ovcharov, CEO of UltraPlay, said: “UltraPlay’s passion for innovation and first-rate services to the end users is shared by AE Group and I believe our winning eSports product suite will help them continue their impressive growth in Asia and beyond.”

Eugene Chan, Sales Director at AE Group added: “UltraPlay has deep understanding and many years of experience in eSports as well as betting operation, which perfectly answers to our vision and mission to offer the highest quality products on the market. We believe in our profitable business partnership, which will serve as a gateway for the next level of betting entertainment in Asia.”`

UltraPlay has recently released an enhanced version of their live betting model for eSports, which they described as a complex mixture of AI and human traders’ interaction. Basically, the synergy comes from this success formula – human making the key decisions while AI is running the show. In this case, punters have it all – placing more in-play bets for a longer period of time.

Through UltraPlay’s overall eSports betting suite, AE Group will be capable to offer unprecedented package for a next level of eSports betting entertainment, which includes:

  • 28 eSports titles, amongst are the Golden Trio (CS:GO, League of Legends, Dota 2) as well as Overwatch, StarCraft II, King of Glory, PUBG, and many other titles)
  • Up to 200 live markets on CS:GO
  • 2500+ in-play events monthly
  • Enlarged number of live markets for all games (not just match winner)
  • Specific in-game objectives markets

UltraPlay was named eSports service provider of 2019 at the recently held Baltic and Scandinavian Gaming Awards, the latest in a growing list of accolades, including international recognition for the company’s overall eSports products and services from G2E Asia Awards 2018, CEEG Awards 2018, 5 Star iGaming Awards, BEGExpo Awards 2018, Global Tech Summit 2018.

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media
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Chief Information Security Officer Joins Continent 8

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Continent 8 Technologies, the award-winning, multi-jurisdictional global network and cloud infrastructure solutions provider, today announced that Brian Borysewich has joined Continent 8 as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Brian will bring four decades of experience in the industry to Continent 8’s Cyber security, network operations, and compliance teams.

Brian is a seasoned cyber security professional and has served in many roles from systems security administrator to the C-level suite. He has empowered Fortune 50 companies to secure their environments, has held leadership roles at both eBay and PayPal at their respective headquarters in Silicon Valley USA, as the principal cybersecurity architect.

Brian’s experience includes over 15 years within the United States government intelligence agencies. He is a former Black Hat and Anonymous hacker who has since used his experience to provide companies, governments, and educational institutions with methods and techniques to protect valuable assets and data. He has been a keynote speaker and mentor at various security conferences and panels.

“As a global leader that protects some of the world’s most valuable information, we take data security seriously,” said Michael Tobin, CEO of Continent 8. “Brian has been globally recognized as a cyber security practice leader. His accomplishments and leadership have helped companies and governments around the world protect both brand and financial resources. I look forward to working with him in these challenging, but exciting times, as businesses and nations enter ever increasing Cyber security attacks in size and velocity.”

Additionally, Brian has extensive expertise in iGaming, which will assist Continent 8 in serving its wide range of clients in that industry. A pioneer in early online gaming, he provided gaming site technology as early as 1995, when the first customers bet before the flurry of regulation. He served for four years as IGT’s Global Operations Solutions Delivery Architect and Manager.

Brian’s arrival supports the company-wide dedication to security that strives to keep client data safe, secure, and private across the global network and public cloud infrastructure on a regional, national, and global level.

Continent 8 is an award-winning, multi-jurisdictional global Cloud infrastructure solutions provider that connects, manages, and secures the world’s most valuable information. Its advanced data centers and high-quality networks support critical online operations in both private and public-sector organizations in over 50 locations across Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

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Greece to Raise Tax Rates on Online Gambling

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The Ministry of Development in Greece has introduced a new proposal, which raises the costs for online gambling operations.

Permits for iGaming operations will cost €3 million (sports betting) or €2 million (online casino and poker). Greece demands online gambling licensees to pay a 35% tax on their gross gaming revenue.

Greece is soon to feature a casino resort. Two operators have already bid for the construction and operation of the facility.

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Veikkaus Appoints New Supervisory Board Members

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Veikkaus, the gambling monopoly in Finland, has appointed new supervisory board members to amplify and raise the responsible gambling standards.

There are a total of 28 members on the board. 13 members are representatives of various political parties and 13 representatives of Veikkaus’ stakeholders. There are two representatives from Veikkaus’ employees. The board would be led by chair Jukka Gustafsson and vice-chair Jani Mäkelä.

The first six months of 2019 have not been great for the state-run Finnish Gambling monopoly Veikkaus. In its financial report, Veikkaus has posted a 6% decline in overall turnover during the first six months of 2019.

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media
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