Monday, October 26, 2020

Tag: Betting

Fnatic x Parimatch: Partners in global ambition

Parimatch partnership Fnatic Stepan Shulga
The new partnership between Parimatch and leading esports brand Fnatic shows the operator’s ambition to become a truly global brand, according to head of esports Stepan Shulga, who has grand plans for the collaboration with Fnatic’s legendary team that will raise the profile of both brands.

Work hard, play hard: Parimatch means business in esports

Parimatch means business esports betting
Parimatch has shown its ambition to remain at the forefront of the esports betting market with the appointment of Counter Strike 1.6 and CS:GO legend Daniil ‘Zeus’ Teslenko as brand ambassador.

California backtracks on betting after tribal veto

California state senate backtrack betting tribal
A flurry of activity to get sports betting on the books in California in June has come to nought after heavy oppositions from tribal stakeholders.

Northern Ireland starts work on gambling reform

APPG Northern Ireland Robbie Butler
A new APPG has been created in Northern Ireland to launch an inquiry into the best ways to reduce harm-related to gambling.

Investors pile in on post-lockdown betting frenzy

post-lockdown betting frenzy
With lockdowns lifting across the globe and all major sports back on the menu, bookmakers are hoping for a splurge of withheld spending. Although much depends on the speed and shape of economic recovery.

LIVE-Keno by TVBET: ‘Mind-blowing mechanics make players go wild’

TVBet Live Keno
Peter Korpusenko, CEO of TVBet, describes the various advantages of offering Live Keno on any igaming platform.

Betcentric African businesses hit hard by covid closures

Africa businesses hit gambling covid-19
Retail-reliant and sport-centric African gambling markets are struggling to switch players into novel sports and products through covid-related closures - even where regulation permits

TVBet: Betting options on live-games to hold the casino player gaze

TVBet Live Game table game
TVBet continues to bridge the divide between casino and sports betting genres - adding unique and adjusted in-play odds to the tried and tested table game portfolio.

What 2020 means for eSports and gambling

2020 esports gambling
Akamai Technologies describes some of commercial and technological innovations taking place in esports through 2019 - and what it all means for the betting

Ukraine betting bills conflicting on key issues, says Parimatch

Ukraine betting legislation Parimatch
Betting legislation is picking up pace in the Ukraine parliament with seven new bills alternative to the initial law submitted by cabinet ministers in October.

Kentucky candidate for governor backs gambling expansion

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear
Moves are afoot to introduce gambling for the first time in Kentucky - one of only ten US states with no commercial or tribal casinos.

TV BET: The future of live-games

TV BET Live Casino
TV BET crunches the numbers on the global sports betting market - and explains why the future of betting on live games is particularly bright.

Online study reveals Kenya’s betting buzz

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A survey compiled by Hootsuite and We Are Social has revealed that 11 out of the top 20 Google searches made by Kenyans during 2018 were related directly to betting. The findings complement a similar report by Geopoll

Michigan keeps betting aflame despite chilling DoJ opinion

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Michigan state representative, Brandt Iden, and author of the recently vetoed Lawful Internet Gaming Act, explains why he’s undeterred by last month’s legal spanner from the Department of Justice - and will be introducing updated legislation before the spring.

Sports stars Ryan Howard and Brian Westbrook commit to Betting on Sports America

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Emphasising the crossover between sports, sports betting and venture capital, former MLB National League MVP and venture capital Partner at SeventySix Capital Ryan Howard and Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Famer and SeventySix Capital Athlete....

Transactional analysis: Kenya vs Nigeria

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A new report shows betting was the second most occurring digital transaction in Kenya last year, second only to airtime purchases. The report, “Kenya Vs. Nigeria, 2018 Year In Review,” conducted by Reach Technologies, analysed urban African consumers…

Coljuegos finalises Rivalo approvals in bid for better betting

Coljuegos, finalises, Rivalo, approvals, bid, better betting
Colombian regulator Coljuegos has officially welcomed online gambling company Rivalo to the Colombian market, after authorising the firm’s application in 2018. Approved in September, the group was granted the country’s 14th online licence…

Paddy Power and Stars in talks for £8.4bn mega-merger

In a sign that the even world largest betting and gaming companies are not done consolidating, the Sunday Times reports of merger talks between Paddy Power Betfair and Stars Group - for what would have created an £8.4bn company. According to the newspaper…

Assessing the implications of January’s DoJ bombshell

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Two weeks since US gaming was rattled by yet another reinterpretation of the 1961 Wire Act, lawyers and lawmakers offer their initial predictions on who’s likely to be affected and how hard. ANTHONY CABOT... ON DAILY FANTASY SPORTS VERSUS MOBILE WAGERING

Blocked by the bank: Helping hand or troubling precedent

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With high street banks taking on some of the responsibility for blocking problematic payments, and the government looking into a ban on betting with credit cards, we ask whether this gives succor to a sector struggling with self- exclusion, or signals…

Nascar partners with Sportradar in preparation for trackside betting

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Nascar has picked up on PASPA’s demise by enlisting the help of data specialists Sportradar in providing on-site betting for its races. A multi-year deal will see Sportradar provide its sports betting fraud monitoring services to the stock-car…

DC approves betting, drops ball on mobile

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Washington DC, Charles Dickens’ City of Magnificent Intentions, has become the eighth US state to legalise sports betting after a council vote almost unanimously approved a bill there, 11-2. The Sports Wagering Lottery…

NSoft`s In-Play Betting MTS in CloverBet´s branch network

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NSoft has confirmed new partnership in Romania. CloverBet has selected NSoft´s In-Play Betting MTS solution for its retail network of 50 shops. Comprehensive NSoft Sportsbook solution driven by Betradar’s data provides clients with an extensive

SPiCE Gaming Conference and Exhibition will discuss of Indian parliament’s betting legalization developments

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As we enter the new year, there is excitement and anticipation building up for the much awaited, Strategic Platform for iGaming Conference & Exhibition (SPiCE) that is scheduled to be held from 25th - 27th February, 2019 at the Goa Marriott Resort & Space...

NSoft: Why Bosnia and Herzegovina is more than just a safe bet

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NSoft’s Data Protection Officer, Zlatan Omerspahic, outlines how a strong legal framework is helping to unravel opportunities for online firms across Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia. GAMING TIMES: What opportunities are there for operators…

South African Gambling Act marks significant step – but in which direction?

South Africa Gambling Act, anc, gambling, betting
As the ANC comes under fire for reportedly considering an internet ban to prevent online gambling, and the National Gambling Amendment Act 2018 is stripped to a bare minimum, local gaming lawyer, Garron Whitesman, argues that next year’s

SPiCE 2019: Interview with Christina Thakor-Rankin

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Christina has over 25 years’ experience in the betting, gaming and gambling industry. Starting out in the pre-dotcom era, she has a career spanning land, internet and mobile, cross all aspects of betting and gaming…

UltraPlay kicks off EEGS and BEGE with betting on eSports and US sports

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UltraPlay will attend the Eastern European Gaming Summit (20th November) and BEGExpo (21-22 November). The company’s CEO Mario Ovcharov, and Head of Trading, Peter Ivanov, will aim to share knowledge on eSports and US sports especially in Eastern…

NSoft launches mobile app for Sima Communications in Africa

NSoft Sima
Software solutions provider for the gaming and betting industry, NSoft, has released its mobile app to its long term customer Sima Communication from Lesotho. It is NSoft’s commitment to improve and continuously upgrade the existent products, deliver new…

Betting on World Chess Championship match to rival Champions League Final

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Unibet announces competitive betting odds ahead of the FIDE World Chess Championship next week in London and hails Chess as one of the fastest growing sports, seeing a 17-fold increase in betting turnover since 2013. Unibet, the leading online gambling operator ,