Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Betting

Ukraine betting bills conflicting on key issues, says Parimatch

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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 ,

Vigen Badalyan: “Freedom and flexibility” central to every BetConstruct offering

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This summer, gaming solutions supplier BetConstruct announced that, alongside its award-winning sportsbook, it would be opening up its sports-betting offering to products from third-party suppliers. The iGaming Times spoke to CEO Vigen Badalyan about the… powers 1xBet with Convergent Acquiring

Innovative, global payment solutions provider delivers optimised approval ratios and conversions for leading online gaming company. has rolled out its innovative acquiring solution to the world’s third largest online Sportsbook and casino…

BetConstruct attends Sports Betting West Africa

BetConstruct will be joining the Sports Betting West Africa summit. Taking the chance to attend the 4th edition of the event, we will join the lively discussion of the West African market diversity with the peers. Ready to offer its solutions

BETR-Better Betting Ramps up Team

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BETR-Better has announced its "re-energising" its Foundation’s Supervisory Board with a "relevant, experienced team" and bringing on board a new CTO. The firm says it is “prepared for the next phase in its development”. David Vanrenen is appointed Chair…

Bookmakers avoid £150m pay-out after England World Cup loss

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While countless English football fans shed tears following the country’s noble defeat, bookmakers across the country breathed a sigh of relief having saved themselves an estimated £150m. Oddschecker spokesperson George Elek said: “Jubilation turned to despair…

Paddy Power investors back Banach Tech’s US focus

Dublin-based betting start-up Banach Tech has secured $2.56m in funding as part of plans to extend both its workforce and market reach by the end of 2018. The technology company, which currently employs 12 staff members, will increase its team to 30, as well as…

Kenya’s beleaguered betting market still proves lucrative investment

A study by the Capital Markets Authority has stated that Kenyan investors are shunning traditional long-term return prospects in favour of the country’s rapidly growing sports betting market. The autonomous regulatory body compiled the Low…

Italian Government faces football backlash after Betting ads ban

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The Italian Government has been criticised by football clubs after announcing a ban on betting advertisments. "I think this is an industry that has become a bit too big," said deputy premier Luigi Di Maio said in a press conference. Despite criticism…

Clarion gets ICE Africa timing right, argues Hollywoodbets

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Hollywoodbets COO, Rowan Cross, has heralded the importance of this year’s ICE Africa explaining the nuances of doing business, the burgeoning technology market and why even the landscape sets Africa apart as the continent to watch in 2018