Zilliqa Group, a leading provider of Web3 solutions and blockchain infrastructure best known for the development of the Zilliqa blockchain – a high-performance, high-security and low-fee layer-1 protocol, announced a partnership with Racing League, the premier team-based horse racing competition in the UK.
The partnership will centre on the development of an innovative and interactive Web3 fan engagement programme set to launch later this year. The programme will combine the physical aspects of horse racing with all-new virtual concepts, underpinned by Zilliqa blockchain technology. This strategic initiative is being built to bolster the global presence of Racing League and bring the revolutionary competition to an engaged international audience.
The partnership will represent the best of sporting history and new-era technology, using Web3 technologies to re-imagine fan engagement in horse racing, a sport renowned for its rich traditions and passionate global fan base. This venture is fundamental to Racing League’s ongoing strategy to reinvigorate horse racing for the next generation of fans, which has been at the forefront of innovation in the sport, by introducing a team-based competition format that has drawn participation from the world’s leading jockeys and trainers.
The programme will offer opportunities for fans to participate in owning their favourite horses, vote on important team and league decisions, compete in prediction games with tangible rewards – both physical and digital – and enjoy exclusive discounts on tickets and merchandise. These initiatives aim to deepen the bond between fans and the sport, transforming passive spectators into active participants.
The platform will also introduce a series of engaging and immersive experiences designed to bring fans closer to the thrilling world of horse racing. From behind-the-scenes access to live racing events, to direct interactions with renowned jockeys and trainers, the partnership is set to redefine the fan experience by offering unparalleled engagement opportunities in the horse racing industry.
The partnership with Racing League represents Zilliqa Group’s continued focus on the multi-billion-dollar loyalty sector across sports, esports, luxury and lifestyle. It follows the recent launch of The Pride, a bespoke fan engagement programme for European esports team Mad Lions. Utilising its market-leading blockchain technology, Zilliqa is powering a next-frontier fan engagement model that leverages the transformative potential of Web3 technologies.
Zilliqa Group CEO Matt Dyer said: “This partnership with Racing League marks a significant milestone in Zilliqa Group’s strategic expansion into the loyalty sector. As we deploy our cutting-edge technology and innovation, we are fully committed to re-imagining and levelling up the loyalty industry with Web3 technologies. The partnership offers a unique opportunity to seamlessly intertwine technology with tradition, to help redefine horse racing – in both the physical and digital realms – for fans of today and tomorrow. The journey that lies ahead is truly exciting and we look forward to forging a new path in this space together with Racing League.”
Ben Spivack, COO & Head of Partnerships at Racing League, said: “At Racing League, we recognise the importance of engaging with fans in new and innovative ways. Our partnership with Zilliqa, a leader in blockchain technology, provides us with an opportunity to heighten fan engagement, bringing an interactive dimension to our sport that aligns with the digital age.”
ClearStake awarded ISO 27001 certification cementing its position as a trusted financial risk check provider
Real-time risk profiling tool provider ClearStake has been awarded ISO 27001 certification, the globally recognised standard for data protection and system security, cementing its position as a trusted provider to the gambling industry.
To qualify for the ISO 27001, ClearStake was required to actively demonstrate the successful deployment and adherence to a robust Information Security Management System (ISMS), as part of a rigorous two-stage accreditation process with an independent auditor.
A key endorsement when expanding across global markets, the certification proves ClearStake’s team is fully compliant with international data protection and security standards, which were most recently updated by the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission in 2022.
Martin Burt, CEO at ClearStake, said: “At the heart of what we do at ClearStake is building a secure environment for operators to handle and process data. As such, we are delighted to receive the ISO 27001 certification, which reaffirms our position as a reliable and compliant technology provider.
“This is a vital step in our growth as a company and will give clients further assurance that we operate to the highest standards.”
ProgressPlay brings forward the future of casino management with revolutionary AI
Once again, casino and sports platform provider ProgressPlay are ahead of their time with a new wave of technology innovation that has helped the company to attend major shows during 2023 with soaring confidence based on pioneering proprietary technological advances that have featured strongly in annual awards shows.
The company’s future-centred thinking and ambitious AI product development attracted a raft of operators and partners attending last week’s SiGMA Europe in Malta. A raft of casino operators during the show had the opportunity to see firsthand ProgressPlay’s new tech which offers a comprehensive gaming management solution across multiple channels and products.
ProgressPlay’s enhanced iGaming platform provides operators with a powerful real-time AI-driven proprietary flow tool for optimising the performance of an online casino in a dynamic data ecosystem. Real-time player interaction provides compliance teams with the information to manage and interact with players.
Last year, ProgressPlay undertook an ambitious reframe of their technology with new proprietary Responsible Gambling automation and tools at its heart. ProgressPlay’s new platform manages player accounts, payments, bonuses, loyalty programs, fraud prevention and games, using robust tools and analytics.
ProgressPlay Sales Manager Marina Nahhas said: “ProgressPlay’s innovative Responsible Gambling software covers topics like KYC, player activity, affordability levels, and a transparent audit trail. These topics resonate heavily with operators and we were delighted with the level of engagement around this revenue-critical activity during the week we spent in Malta.”
ProgressPlay’s combo sportsbook and comprehensive turnkey solution, including casino platform, player management, payments module, and affiliate software are designed to boost operators seeking to effectively drive both revenue and efficiency with the latest cutting-edge technology.
Over 150 online casino brands have partnered with ProgressPlay covering a unique combination of casino games and sports-betting. ProgressPlay’s sportsbook offers up to 40,000 live betting markets and services across 20 languages while the latest platform offers a slick AI-driven UI/UX, and extensive value-added services alongside thousands of casino games, including slots, online casino, live casino, poker, table games, and sportsbook, across all devices and currencies.
ProgressPlay CEO Itai Loewenstein said: “Commercial agreements are being driven by our breakthrough technology that enables deployment of our AI tools for greater efficiency and revenue-generation. SiGMA Europe has been the last stop in a busy year and we believe that since we first launched our new technology in London at the beginning of the year our sophisticated Responsible Gambling tool has quickly moved beyond the early-adopter stage.”
Yggdrasil fires up festive fun with Rock Star Santa MultiMax™
Leading iGaming publisher Yggdrasil has dialled up the Christmas cheer with a hellraising new hit, Rock Star Santa MultiMax™.
A 6×6 grid awaits players, with the cluster pays mechanic requiring five or more matching symbols to be conjoined for a winning spin. Every wining cluster is then removed from the reels, with more icons cascading down from above, and a wild also joins the party.
The multiplier at the top of the reelset will then increase, with the popular MultiMax Game Engagement Mechanic (GEM) swiftly seeing cascades cranked up in volume into massive wins. These can also combine if the cluster straddles reels, for supersonic rewards.
In addition, the Present symbol can land on any spin, awarding up to 100x, 11 free spins, or four extra wilds. This can also include an extra spin or an increased multiplier if it falls during the free spins.
Three or more Golden Ticket Free Spins icons will trigger the bonus round, giving players at least seven spins. During this, the multiplier at the top of each reel does not reset, allowing it to quickly pile up with every winning combination. Free Spins may also be gambled for the chance to win more.
The game also features two separate Buy Bonus options, depending on the jurisdiction, and a Golden Bet option, which increases the chances of a player hitting the bonus for an increased stake.
Rock Star Santa MultiMax is the latest core game developed by Yggdrasil, following recent vibrant releases Defenders of Mystica and Wild Stack Frenzy.
Mark McGinley, Chief Gaming Officer at Yggdrasil, said: “We’ve taken a different approach when it comes to festive hits and introduced the world to our showstopping Santa in our rocking new release, Rock Star Santa MultiMax.
“Incorporating a cluster-pays mechanic is an exciting addition to our portfolio, where we strive to deliver incredible experiences for our players.”
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