News From The Sports Scene

2017-03-11 11:50
Intralot and Amelco Launch Joint Omni Channel Sportsbook Solutions
Greek lottery and gaming operator Intralot has announced a partnership with UK-licensed sports betting technology provider Amelco.…
2017-03-10 08:57
Partouche Joins Forces with BetConstruct for French Sports Betting Services
French casino operator Partouche Group (Partouche) has announced its partnership with fantasy sports developer BetConstruct. The agreement entails the re-launch of Partouche’s online sports betting services using the technology provider’s white label sportsbook software.…
2017-03-09 08:50
Chickie s & Pete s Preparing to Offer Horse Racing Bets Along with Crab Fries
A plan to set up a horse racing betting facility on the premises of Chickie’s & Pete’s in Atlantic County is awaiting approval by the New Jersey Racing Commission. If the proposal goes ahead, visitors to the restaurant will be entitled to a complementary side bet with their seafood and fries.…
2017-03-08 09:03
Eurobet Joins Forces with Betsoft Gaming to Provide Slot Games
Sports betting and casino operator Eurobet has concluded a partnership agreement with gambling software developer Betsoft Gaming. The deal gives Eurobet the right to offer Betsoft’s proprietary ADM-certified 3D slots featuring SugarPop!, Mamma Mia!, and Alkemor’s Tower, as well as the ToGoTM collection with the mobile versions of the Slots3TM titles.…
2017-03-07 08:58
Betsson Acquires Premier Casino Breaks into Spanish Market
Established casino management company Betsson is penetrating the Spanish gaming market by acquiring the locally-licensed operator Premier Casino. The deal amounts to €3 million.…
2017-03-06 08:53
West Virginia Legislature Considers Sports Betting Bill
The West Virginia House has come up with a legislative proposal to legalize sports betting in the state. House Bill 2751, which was introduced on March 1, grants the right of devising legislative provisions controlling sports betting to the State Lottery Commission.…
2017-03-05 12:29
UltraPlay Concludes Partnership Deals with Betinvest and Golden Race
Esports betting company UltraPlay has released a statement to the press, announcing its newly-signed partnership agreements with Betinvest and Golden Race.…
2017-03-04 08:58
LeoVegas Sports to Offer BAGS Greyhound Race Live Streams
Fantasy sports bookmaker LeoVegas Sports is to kick-start its “bet & watch” in-play service by offering live stream greyhound racing provisions through the Bookmaker Afternoon Greyhound Service (BAGS).…
2017-03-03 09:02
Esports Integrity Coalition and Nevada Gaming Control Board Sign Memorandum of Understanding
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) and the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) as part of the entities’ efforts against betting fraud in esports.…
2017-03-02 08:58
Fortuna Acquires Hattrick Sports Group
Fortuna Entertainment has announced an agreement for the acquisition of sports betting software provider Hattrick Sports Group. The deal comprises a 100% share in the company.…
2017-03-01 09:47
Fenway Games Partners with HQ Sports to Enter Chinese Market
Beijing-based sports social media platform HQ Sports introduces SnapPlay by Fenway Games to the Chinese market.…
2017-02-28 10:12
Pinnacle Debuts with Wagers on CrossFit Open 2017
Sports betting operator Pinnacle, which holds licenses for the Curacao and Malta markets, is pioneering in a brand new direction. As a matter of fact, it will be the first bookmaker to take bets on the sport of Crossfit, a blend of fitness programs incorporating aerobic and muscle conditioning elements.…
2017-02-27 09:59
Sports Betting as Divisive as Domestics Politics According to Recent Poll
Americans seem as polarized on the issue of putting an end to sports gaming prohibition and abolishing the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) as they were when they had to choose between Trump and Clinton in the presidential elections.…
2017-02-26 10:17
iGaming Cloud Introduces German Language Sportsbook Wetten.com
iGaming Cloud, daughter firm of Gaming Innovation Group (GIG), is preparing to launch a new sports betting operator, Wetten.com. The website will target the German-speaking markets of Austria, Germany and Switzerland where it will seek substantial growth.…
2017-02-25 14:18
Fortuna Confirms Acquisition of Gaming Systems Provider Hattrick
Eastern European gambling operator Fortuna Entertainment Group has officially announced its acquisition of gaming software provider Hattrick Sports Group and the latter’s related assets.…
2017-02-24 09:44
BetStars Presents Sports Jackpots
Credit for the brand new fantasy football product on the market goes to online sports betting brand BetStars. Sports Jackpots, which kicked off simultaneously on all .com, .eu and .uk websites associated with BetStars, offers a $1 million UK Premier League jackpot.…
2017-02-23 08:46
Pinnacle Withdraws from Polish Sports Betting Market
Online bookmaker Pinnacle, which possesses licenses for the territories of Curacao and Malta, has decided not to operate in the Polish market any more. The reason for the withdrawal is the new Polish gambling legislation passed in December 2016. No further comment has been made on the part of Pinnacle’s management.…
2017-02-22 09:12
Jason Scott Becomes Interim CEO of Ladbrokes Australia
Ladbrokes Coral Plc has made an official announcementon the promotion of Jason Scott as an Interim Chief Executive of Ladbrokes Australia.…
2017-02-21 08:29
SBTech Triumphs as GIA Betting Provider of the Year
The annual ICE Totally Gaming Conference saw progressive sports betting supplier SBTech grab the first prize in the Gaming Intelligence Awards section.…
2017-02-20 13:35
Kenyan MP Midiwo Undertakes Smear Campaign Against Betting Industry
The debate on Kenya’s gaming industry still continues, fuelled by misinformation and untruthful media reports. A major force behind this campaign isGem MP Jakoyo Midiwo who has jumped on the bandwagon by proposing a Bill with far-reaching consequences on the industry.…
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