News From The Sports Scene

2017-04-14 05:04
NYX OpenBet Platform Accomplishes Record Performance During Grand National 2017
NYX Gaming has revealed that a stunning 24 million sports bets were recorded on its OpenBet platform during last weekend’s Grand National.…
2017-04-13 04:57
Asian Sportsbook Dafabet Sets Foot in Kenya
Major Asian sports betting company Dafabet has announced it is entering the Kenyan market. The news has been enthusiastically embraced by players in Kenya who are looking forward to trying out “the biggest bets and best odds”, as Dafabet advertizes its services.…
2017-04-12 04:54
SportPesa Issues Lawsuits Against Kenya On Grounds of Increased Taxes
Several lawsuits against the Kenyan government have been issued by SportPesa investor Bradley Trading following the authorities’ decision to increase gambling tax to 50%.…
2017-04-11 04:54
BtoBet Steps IntoNigerian Market Through Sahara s YangaBet Platform
Malta-based gambling software developer BtoBet has released information about the supplier deal it has signed with Nigerian gambling group Sahara Game Technology (Sahara). According to the provisions of the agreement, BtoBet will supply solutions for the new sports betting brand “YangaBet” (Yangabet.com).…
2017-04-10 10:55
Timothy Doheny Files Lawsuit In Connection To Past Criminal Sports Gambling Involvement
Timothy Doheny, co-owner in the Rose Demolition and Carting company dealing with removing construction debris, submitted an application to the Business Integrity Commission (BIC) to renew the license of the company. However, an unexpected problem occurred as the authorities questioned Doheny on his past criminal record involving charges on illegal sports betting.…
2017-04-09 06:31
RakeTech Acquires Two Sports Betting and Gambling Companies
Leading European iGaming affiliate RakeTech has acquired sports betting platform BetXpert.com and gambling company Turtle Gaming. …
2017-04-08 07:19
Aimhigh Global Becomes Management Rights Holder in Sports Betting Company
Aimhigh Global Co. has become the largest shareholder of the sports betting company Spolive, and has thus received the management rights.…
2017-04-07 06:31
Contagious to Restructure Its European Operations
Contagious Gaming is moving towards optimizing costs by restructuring its European business. This was revealed in an official press release which elaborated on a share agreement annulment among Digitote Ltd, Digitote Software GmbH Deutschland, Gabriele Knicker, Guenter Boyks and Contagious.…
2017-04-06 04:54
Paddy Power Extends Partnership with Playtech Developer to Supply More SSBTs
UK and Irish sports betting and casino operator Paddy Power continues its collaboration with leading gaming software provider Playtech. The extended agreement will supply Paddy Power with a larger number of self-service betting terminals (SSBTs), which is what the operator needs to meet current market demand.…
2017-04-05 04:58
bwin Determined to Remain on Polish Market Pursues License
It has been revealed that online betting brand bwin is seeking to obtain a license to operate on the Polish market. Owned by multinational sports betting and gambling services provider GVC Holdings, bwin offers numerous iGaming products such as a sportsbook and casino and poker platforms.…
2017-04-04 04:50
Amaya Looks Into Sports BettingM&A in 2017
In an interview for Bloomberg News, CEO of Amaya Inc Rafi Ashkenazi reiterated the company’s willingness to diversify its operations once its internal issues have been resolved. Succeeding former Amaya leader David Baazov in August 2016, Ashkenazi has thus far been working on lowering the company’s long-term debt and putting together a new executive team.…
2017-04-03 05:01
Sofapaka Signs Sh50m Sponsorship Deal with Betika
Sports betting operator Betika has become the primary sponsor of Kenyan Premier League club Sofapaka. The deal amounts to Sh50m and has a duration of one year.…
2017-04-02 12:28
BetConstruct Offers White Label Services to Breakout Gaming
Gaming software developer BetConstruct has signed a deal to supply its white label sports betting provisions to online multi-vertical operator Breakout Gaming. …
2017-04-01 05:02
NFL Leader Stands AgainstLegalization of Sports Betting in US
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has once again spoken on behalf of the American football league, expressing its strong opposition to making sports betting in the USA legal.…
2017-03-31 05:07
SportPesa Streamlines Betting for Both Jackpot Games
Sports betting company SportPesa has introduced a new quick-pick feature which allows customers to choose random predictions for matches in the Mega Jackpot and Jackpot games. That way users of the platform no longer need to waste time to analyze the odds but can go for computer-generated wagers right away.…
2017-03-30 04:43
Nitrogen Sports Launches Provably Fair Bitcoin Baccarat
Sports betting and online gaming platform Nitrogen Sports has expanded its bitcoin casino portfolio with a Baccarat game. Along with the existing games of Blackjack and Dice, members of the platform will be given access to single- and multi-player Baccarat that also offers an attractive chat feature.…
2017-03-29 04:41
Jeff Tabone Appointed Director of Sportsbook at Wetten.com
The new position of Director of Sportsbook at German sports betting operator Wetten.com will be filled by Jeff Tabone, effective as of June this year…
2017-03-28 04:42
Penta Investments Chairs Panel on Investment in Football Betting
Prominent sports betting experts will be gathering at Betting on Football 2017 to discuss the future of sports betting as an investment activity. The high-level ‘Managing Risk’ panel at Stamford Bridge will feature Valhalla Investments Chairman Mark Blandford, GVC Holdings COO Shay Segev, Dreamworx Online Founder & Investor Christian Edler and Marek Šmrha, Investment Manager at Penta Investments which has a long-standing track record of working with Fortuna Entertainment.…
2017-03-27 04:54
Dutch Star Patrick Kluivert Faces Betting Investigation
Dutch media reported that Patrick Kluivert, former assistant Dutch national football coach and current director at French football club Paris Saint-German, had accummulated a one million euro football betting debt to a criminal gang.…
2017-03-26 06:17
BET.co.za Launches Mobile App
South African online bookmaker BET.co.za has introduced its first iOS mobile app. According to a company press release, the app makes betting on sports, horce racing and numbers simpler and more easily accessible to players.…

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