Tag: Fantasy Sports

Betting boom gives unloved Yahoo new lease for life

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No sooner had Verizon declared that sports betting would be the key to unlocking the potential of its dwindling subsidiary, Yahoo, than Apollo Global Management paid $5bn to take it off them and do exactly that.

The return of sports betting: Setting the odds with fantasy sports

Fantasy Sports Interactive Maria Arnidou
Sports may be coming back on the calendar, but with social distancing and games played behind closed doors the way fans interact with them won’t necessarily be the same, writes Fantasy Sports Interactive’s Maria Arnidou.

Fantasy Sports Interactive launches Fixed-Odds-Fantasy

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Fantasy Sports Interactive (FSI) are delighted to announce the launch of their innovative odds-based Fantasy Sports offering, Fixed-Odds-Fantasy, in South Africa on the region’s most popular Sports Betting operator, Hollywoodbets.

Puerto Rico Gaming Commission select Gaming Laboratories International

Puerto Rico AAFA selects GLI
Puerto Rico AAFAF Chooses Gaming Laboratories International (GLI ®) for Sports Betting, Esports, Fantasy Sports Consulting Services.

New York court says fantasy sports law unconstitutional

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The New York Supreme Court has shot down the daily fantasy sports mantra that it’s more a game of skill than chance - placing it back in the penal code for prohibition.   Daily fantasy sports is once again prohibited in the state of New York, after judges ruled it had been illegally authorised by the legislature back in 2016. The abrupt...

Fixed-Odds-Fantasy: A smooth transition to traditional sportsbook

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After cutting its teeth in Africa and Europe, Fantasy Sports Interactive is preparing to take its latest product across the Atlantic. By combining the two..

NSoft shortlisted in two CEEG Awards categories

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NSoft has been shortlisted in two categories for the prestigious CEEG Awards, affirming its status as a key player in the virtual/fantasy sports markets. European Gaming Media and Events has announced this year's nominees for the CEEG Awards in 20 categories. NSoft is shortlisted in two B2B categories: Rising Star in the Virtual Sports/Fantasy Sports 2019 and Best Overall Virtual...

Scout Gaming signs agreement with Expressen

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Scout Gaming has entered into an agreement with Expressen regarding deliverance of the company's gaming platform. Expressen will gain access to a number of sports and is expected to launch during 2019. The agreement stipulates that Scout Gaming will provide platforms to Expressen for a number of sports. Expressen, which is part of Bonnier News, is one of the largest...

BetConstruct to reveal Fantasy Esports at G2E Asia

BetConstruct will use G2E Asia to debut its innovative Fantasy Esports offering alongside its wide range of existing iGaming products. "BetConstruct is travelling to Asia’s gaming capital, Macau, to demonstrate its wide igaming solutions to the prosperous local market." "G2E Asia is a great opportunity for the industry decision-makers to come together for networking, showing their solutions and discussing the gaming...

BetConstruct presents its Fantasy Sports in the US market

Expanding our industry presence in the US, we take an opportunity to become a part of Betting on Sports America 2019. BetConstruct along with executives from the worlds of sports betting, casinos, tribes, regulators and lotteries are coming together

Scout Gaming signs partnership deal with Milestone Entertainment

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Scout Gaming and Milestone Entertainment enter into a partnership agreement to offer innovative fantasy sports and sports-related products in the North American market. Milestone Entertainment has been providing engaging interactive games and...

FanDuel, DraftKings make early strides in US betting sector

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FanDuel’s bargain sale to Paddy Power Betfair may not have pleased its ordinary shareholders - but has given it a head start in the race for US betting contracts. Meanwhile its fantasy sports nemesis, DraftKings, is trailing close behind. The only two titans of…

SportAD debuts fantasy sports in Resorts Casino

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SportAD, has teamed up with Resorts Digital Gaming to launch the first licensed, real-money fantasy sports game for the US casino industry.   Resorts Digital Gaming - the online arm of Resorts Hotel Casino, the first casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey – will promote the game under its brand “FastPick”. SportAD claims its unique matchup-based sports game enables Resorts to enter...

BetConstruct receives licence to provide fantasy sports in Malta

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Award-winning technology provider BetConstruct secures Controlled Skill Games Supply Licence from Malta Gaming Authority.   This license allows BetConstruct to offer its Fantasy Sports Product, which includes soccer, American football, Basketball, Baseball and Ice Hockey, on a B2C and B2B level. BetConstruct COO, Sergey Harutyunyan, commented: “BetConstruct have spent much time developing and improving our unique fantasy sports product over the past...

Oulala heralds unstoppable skill games revolution

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Ahead of his appearance at SBC’s Betting on Football, and with bookmakers increasingly taking a closer at the hype around DFS, Betting Business caught up with Oulala CEO Valery Bollier.   Malta-based Oulala pivoted to focus on its B2B offering late last year. Bollier will be speaking on a panel regarding how DFS’ strengths as a customer engagement tool at Betting...

XCaliber signs first external client with FSport

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Cherry’s new gaming technology B2B business area, XCaliber, has signed a landmark deal with Swedish daily fantasy sports platform FSport   XCaliber has confirmed a three-year deal to provide the fantasy sports platform FSport with its leading affiliate tracking software Omarsys. Omarsys is a performance tracking software combining real-time reporting and instant analytics with the flexibility to service any verticals’ marketing and tracking needs. Dario...

BetConstruct at G2E – tackling fantasy sports head-on

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Whether operators are seeking the latest in fantasy sports, social casino or skill-game software – at G2E Las Vegas, BetConstruct plans to have them covered. British gaming software specialist BetConstruct will showcase its Fantasy Sports and Social Casino suites at G2E – alongside a brand new Skill Games product: each of which makes for an exciting alternative to traditional casino and...

Merger between FanDuel and DraftKings ‘incredibly unlikely’ under US law

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The two largest daily fantasy sports operators are considering a ‘safety in numbers’ approach against the current regulatory onslaught in America - but legal experts say that US competition laws could be an impossible hurdle to overcome.   Legal experts have weighed in after it emerged that daily fantasy sports giants FanDuel and DraftKings were in talks over a merger, stating...

Mirror newspaper renews fantasy sports app deal

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The Mirror has renewed its deal with Fantasy iTeam, a fantasy football mobile app, for Euro 2016 and the 2016/17 Premier League and Champions League season, following a hugely successful first season. The partnership saw unprecedented traffic on the opening weekend of last year’s Premier League season with around 20 million page impressions and over a million app start-ups. Using the...

Pennsylvania to legalise gambling and daily fantasy sports

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The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has approved a bill that could lead to the legalisation of online gambling and daily fantasy sports (DFS) throughout the state. The House voted 114-85 in favour of HB 2150 - a bill that had previously been rejected over a component regarding video gaming terminals. This element has now been removed from the approved bill,...

Fantasy sports could be the answer to Vegas’ youth problem prayers

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Las Vegas’ casino executives are one step closer to revamping their offer for the millennials as Daily Fantasy Sports gets the thumbs up in Nevada.   Recent proposals to allow the launch of fantasy sports betting services throughout Nevada have been initially approved, boosting Las Vegas’ Casinos in their aim to attract younger players through their doors. The unanimous ruling by the...

A BET A: Euro 2016 is time to capitalise on popularity of Daily Fantasy Sports

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As the company prepares to launch its Euro Championships Daily Fantasy Sports product, A Bet A’s business development manager Jason Hardman explains why DFS could be just the ticket to get fans coming back to the bookies this summer.   “In the age of mobile betting, retail bookmaking’s battle to remain relevant is constant one. The availability of all that was...