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ARJEL Partners withGLMS to Combat Sports Events ManipulationMay 20, 2017
ARJEL, the French igaming regulator has negotiated a partnership with GLMS, the Global Lottery Monitoring System, to assist in putting an end to sport events manipulation.
SportPesa pushes for State-of-the-Art Sports Stadium in KenyaMay 19, 2017
SportPesa, a major sponsor of both local and international sporting teams is promoting the development of a new stadium in Kenya in order to develop sports talent and ensure that it is put on the map for hosting international competitions.
Betradar partners with Digital Sports Tech to Supply Player Prop marketsMay 18, 2017
Betradar, a sports betting solutions provider, has partnered with Digital Sports Tech and will offer a wide range of player proposition markets to a global operator base.
Spiffx Selects Betting On Football 2017 To Launch 4xTake5 GamesMay 17, 2017
Spiffx Founder Lennart Gillberg recently stated: “Betting on Football is one of the best events of the year for sports betting companies, which is why we chose it for our Take5 product launch.”
Everton Announces Lucrative Shirt Sponsorship with Africa’s SportPesaMay 16, 2017
According to Everton this deal with SportPesa will be the most lucrative shirt sponsorship deal in the 140-year history of the club. SportPesa will replace the Thai brewing giant Chang who have been the sponsors since 2004.
NZ Racing Board Selects Global Bookie Specialists to Better Compete InternationallyMay 15, 2017
New Zealand’s national bookie, The Racing Board, has signed agreements with two leading listed companies in order to compete internationally by developing its fixed-odds betting market.
Amsterdam to host the 2017 iGaming Super Show in JulyMay 13, 2017
The iGaming Super Show will be held 11-14 July 2017 and will take place in the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam. This is the biggest exhibition and conference show in the world solely dedicated to the iGaming industry; 4 500 delegates from over 100 countries are expected to participate.
ESSA Elects Heike Mayer as new ChairpersonMay 13, 2017
ESSA Betting integrity body has recently announced that Heike Mayer of GVC Holdings, is to succeed Mike O’Kane as its chairperson, who will be stepping down after his recent retirement form the firm Ladbrokes.
Paddy Power Betfair Enters the Daily Fantasy Market in The United StatesMay 12, 2017
Paddy Power Betfair, the European bookmaking giant, recently announced that is has bought DRAFT for $19 million. Draft is a fantasy mobile App and according to gambling sources a further cash consideration of around $29 million spread over the next four years could be invested if the business performs to certain criteria.
The English Football Association Considering Disassociating Itself with Sports Betting and Alcohol FirmsMay 11, 2017
This consideration may come at the end of the current season after the FA has been criticized for its association with Ladbrokes, when Brunley’s Joey Barton last month, was handed an 18-month suspension for breaking gambling regulations.
Australian Government Implements Sports Betting Ban Before a Watershed of 8.30pmMay 10, 2017
Australian PM Malcom Turnbull has confirmed this ban on all gambling related advertisements and marketing campaigns; this covers all verticals including radio, TV and Internet. Horse racing, however, will be exempt from these advertising restrictions.
Pennsylvania Likely to Re-Instate Online PokerMay 9, 2017
Pennsylvania, in the next few years, could be one of a few US states to be on the short list of possibilities for regulated and legal online poker. It is assumed that the state’s Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee is, this week, likely to start with the process of planning a hearing to vote on whether a draft online gambling should be passed
Kiron Continues Its Global Expansion Programme by Partnering with Dafabet in AfricaMay 8, 2017
Kiron Interactive a provider of virtual games, continues its consolidation strategy and global expansion programme by expanding in Africa. This is apparent in that it is partnering with Dafabet a leading Asian based online gaming and sports betting operator who has made inroads in Africa by adding Kiron’s content in Kenya.
Abelson Info Acquires Super Soccer Oddsfeed ProvisionsMay 8, 2017
Abelson Info, a betting data and odds specialist, has announced that it has bought Super Soccer Oddsfeed related assets. This acquisition will allow it to grow its stakes within the sports betting arena.
Premier Punt New Mobile App amalgamates Sports Betting and Daily Fantasy Sportsinto OneMay 6, 2017
This new App, designed by Scottish Daily Fantasy Sports operator, Premier Punt, will combine traditional sports and fantasy sports betting, allowing players to make up their own fantasy teams and then be able to place bets on their choices.
Australia Considers Stopping Unlicensed iGambling Sites by Blocking ISPsMay 5, 2017
Various gambling laws are being changed in Australia in order to combat future gambling problems. Online gambling is on the up in Australia with a growth of 15% per annum and by putting these new restrictions in place, the government believes that these will impact the gambling industry in a positive way by allowing consumers to still bet online, but with greater control and less chance of getting into financial trouble.
Twitter to Venture Forth into Live TV and Sporting EventsMay 4, 2017
Yesterday Twitter announced that it is going big again and this time the focus will be on live streaming programs in the sports, news and entertainment genres. They are targeting programs such as PGA Tour Live – 70 hours of competition live, a news show from BuzzFeed and a live morning current affairs program MorningFeed. And much more.
Amaya Inc. on an M&R Roll - Hires Former William Hill’s Robin ChhabraMay 3, 2017
Chhabra has joined TSX-listed Amaya Inc., but as yet he has not been given an official title. But it is known that he will act as the corporate M&A lead as the firm is seeking to expand on its industrial portfolio.
Illegal Bookies to have a Tough Time on Off-shoresMay 2, 2017
The world loves both sports and sports in the form of entertainment. The same goes with the Aussies where horse racing event is considered a great sport for all. With horse racing coming into the picture, there must be some sort of scandals regarding the illegal bookmakers
SportPesa entered a new deal with LaLiga to bring improvement in sports worldMay 1, 2017
SportPesa, an international gaming company, has disclosed its new deal with LaLiga, a Spanish Football League. All the terms for this joint venture have not been exposed till now. SportPesa is going to be one of the official associates of LaLiga.
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