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Betr App launching free-to-play version

Micro betting start-up Betr has officially launched across the US as a free-to-play app. When playing, you can wager coins that can be redeemed for real prizes.

Founders of Betr plan to use micro-betting as a key tool in breaking the dominance of FanDuel, DraftKings, and BetMGM. At this point, the app is free of charge. However, the plan is to create a real money betting environment as the start-up gains sports betting licenses in the US.jake paul betr launch

One of the founders, Levy, commented, “We view this free-to-play experience as a registration and onboarding platform to begin acquiring users mixed with an interactive tutorial for the future of sports betting,” Levy said.

“While this is very much an initial version that will get considerably better over time. We believe the experience released today provides a glimpse into the future of sports betting in the US. Instant gratification focus on betting delivered in a simple, intuitive user experience that anyone can enjoy, even if they have not bet on sports before,” he added.

Betr has also recruited ex-FanDuel product director Alex Ursa as its new head of product. Also, former Bleacher Report podcast host Mike Denevi joined the team in recent weeks. Ursa said: “The future of the sports betting industry is finally here.

What we launched today is not a sportsbook – this is something new, different, and interesting. This is what this industry needs, given every other operator in the space is offering the same sportsbook product.

Read more about Jake Paul’s extraordinary idea and Betr’s journey here!

Source: EGRglobal; igamingnext.com

SGG Media is raising $5m through StartEngine.com

Sports advertising agency SGG Media is allowing private investors to pitch in and raise $5m for sports gambling-related business. SGG Media is a division of Sports Gambling Guides (SGG). It is sports social media and advertising company that aims to drive sports and sports gambling content to US bettors. Their network consists of over 1,300 micro-sports influencers who deliver content via Twitter, Instagram and other forms of social media.

As per SGG Media president and co-founder Troy Paul: “To put it plainly, if you believe in the future of online sports gambling and the future of social media advertising, this is a great opportunity to get involved with our company from as little as $250.” Also, it has partnered with some of the largest companies in the sports betting and daily fantasy sports (DFS) industries, including BetMGM, DraftKings, FanDuel, PointsBet, and Fanatics.

Source: igamingnext.com 

Liga Tarasova has a history of quality assurance and leading teams in an outsourcing company. Currently, she is working remotely as an Editor in Chief for Onlinegamblers.com. She stands for fair and safe gambling for people in the USA. Not long ago, she lived in Malta, the global iGaming hub, and worked at an iGaming company offering cloud-based product and platform services to B2B partners. Liga’s passion is visual arts and interior design.

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