Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: football

Parimatch CPO: We want to become the Netflix of gaming

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Parimatch is changing the perception of the betting industry and building a technological entertainment platform. The company's goal is to move away from the classic idea of bookmaker and become a gaming and entertainment platform. The company took the first steps and presented the Footboss game in the fall. The chief product officer of Parimatch, Sergey Berezhnoy, helps to understand how a simple session game changes the idea and approaches to betting.

The relationship between Asian gaming companies and elite Europe football

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Paul Fox, CEO of Asia-facing igaming operators, LeTou, explains the unrelenting phenomenon of East to West sport sponsorship deals - why football’s fan base in Asia won’t stop flourishing. Football is undoubtedly the most watched sport across

eSports and MMA could be contenders to football’s crown, states Parimatch

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Ahead of this year’s ICE London Sergey Portnov, Parimatch CEO, discusses the growth of eSports and MMA, the importance of good broadcasting and why collaboration between betting and sports is the key to a bright future for both industries...

French market sees overall boost from World Cup fever

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ARJEL has reported the largest year-on-year growth in online wagers since regulation in 2010, with operators handling E995m across the third quarter of this year. The French regulator recorded the 81 percent increase on Q317 thanks to ongoing ...

Sky Bet promote safer gambling with Three Simple Tools campaign

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Sky Bet has launched its latest consumer protection campaign Three Simple Tools, fronted by Sky Soccer Saturday presenters Charlie Nicholas, Matt Le Tissier and Phil Thompson. The three pundits will represent the safer gambling functions Deposit Limits…

World Cup still provides kick for European market as unity deliver results

Three key European regulated markets of Italy, Portugal and Spain have posted revenue figures that prove the enduring power of the World Cup to boost market interest. Despite both the Portuguese and Spanish teams going home in the knockout stages.

UK Government prohibits gambling firm sponsorship after Wembley sale

The UK government has advanced plans to prohibit gambling company sponsorship at Wembley Stadium, following its proposed £600m sale to Fulham FC owner Shahid Khan. The proposal follows an ongoing reduction in gambling involvement for Wembley, which last year saw…

Colombian bettors hit with football fever during FIFA world cup

Coljuegos has reported that Colombian gamblers placed $60.6m worth of bets during this year’s FIFA world cup, with 1.1 million bets wagered on the country’s national team alone. The regulator recorded over 13 million bets throughout the tournament, made through the country’s 12 licensed platforms, generating $51.5m in prizes. “The two biggest prizes awarded were $12,000 on bets placed in the...

Bookee Mobile App re-launches in the UK powered by EveryMatrix full product suite

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EveryMatrix has announces its successful migration of Bookee, the swipe-to-bet mobile gaming application onto the EveryMatrix platform. Founded by industry veterans, Adam Kalmanson, previously with William Hill, and Adam Wilson, once of 888…

1xBet Betting Company becomes the official betting partner of Tottenham Hotspur in Africa

One of the world’s leading bookmakers has signed a deal to become the betting partner of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. on the African continent. The partnership is valid until 2022. As representatives of 1xBet hope, the agreement will be mutually…

MoPlay kicks off partnership drive with Premier League signings

SBTech’s mobile-first sportsbook MoPlay has secured two premier league sponsorship deals, with high-ranking clubs Manchester United and Watford. The platform, launched by SBTech in June of this year, will act as content partner for Manchester as well as…

Sportito and QPR FC Renew Sponsorship Deal

Sportito remain the Official Fantasy Sports Partner of QPR Football Club for the 2018/19 season. Sportito, the fastest growing Daily Fantasy Sports platform in Europe, renewed the partnership deal with the English Football Club, Queens…

10Bet Signs as official betting partner of West Bromwich Albion F.C.

Online sports betting company, 10Bet, has been confirmed as the new Official Betting Partner of EFL Championship club West Bromwich Albion. 10Bet’s new visual identity will now be displayed prominently on the West Midlands side’s kit as it supports West Brom throughout the 2018-19 season, providing fans with a range of unique betting opportunities. The company’s best-in-class mobile app and fully...

BT Sport announces Google Digital Garage training event for pubs and clubs

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BT Sport has today announced the details of the free digital training for pubs and clubs that will be taking place across the UK in partnership with Google Digital Garage. The aim of the training, designed exclusively to help publicans

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…

Chinese World Cup market booms despite crackdown by Beijing

The FIFA World Cup is expected to have generated $10bn worth of bets through China’s sports lotteries this year, four times the total recorded during the 2014 tournament. The China Sports Lottery Management Centre has stated the first three weeks alone saw…

Playtech BGT Sports enjoying record-breaking World Cup

3.5million tickets processed with turnover up 400 per cent Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), the leading provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, has announced a record-breaking World Cup as its SSBTs continue to drive increased revenues in the retail space.

BetLion signs deal Uganda football deal ahead of East African launch

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BetLion, the East African sports betting company powered by FSB Tech, has announced a sponsorship with the Ugandan national football team ahead of a wider launch in East Africa. As part of the release, the operator will offer 13-fold selections on a 79 cent bet…

England World Cup success could cost bookmakers £100m

With the country reaching fever pitch as England’s chances of a World Cup win grow ever closer, bookmakers may be starting to get a little nervous. After a strong start to the tournament, and a win on penalties against Columbia leaving many an English nail bitten...

Wazdan surprises casino operators with Football Mania Deluxe table football deliveries for the World Cup

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Wazdan has scored a goal again with its latest product launch Football Mania Deluxe. With many operators gripped by World Cup fever, Wazdan has delivered a number of Football Mania Deluxe table football games to casinos and partners around the Maltese Islands.

French online sports betting achieves record quarter

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ARJEL has reported France’s regulated online market reached a record level over the first quarter of this year. The French gaming regulator announced operators handled E847m in sports betting wagers during the period, a rise of 34 percent

William Hill agrees Las Vegas Lights FC sponsorship

William Hill has announced it will become the official betting partner of Las Vegas Lights Football Club. The deal will allow Lights FC fans to access match-day odds on pre-event and in-play markets via the William Hill betting app, as well as activate Mobile Sports…

Nottingham Forest announce ‘landmark deal’ with BetBright

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Nottingham Forest Football Club have today announced a landmark partnership with the digital entertainment and sports betting company, BetBright. The new deal represents the most significant front-of-shirt agreement in the Club’s history…

Perform: Don’t assume the World Cup can’t be fixed

Match-fixing can and does happen at every level of football, says Jake Marsh, head of integrity operations at the Perform Group. And even three billion pairs of eyes won’t necessarily be enough to deter opportunistic conspirators at this summer’s World Cup

BT Sport adds 20 Premier League football matches to its line up from 2019/20 season

BT Sport has won the rights to a further 20 Premier League football matches in the UK, taking the total to 52, for three years from the start of the 2019/20 season. These games add to the 32 Saturday matches which BT Sport won earlier this year…

FeedConstruct provides a wide coverage of betting odds for FIFA 2018

With exactly a month left till the FIFA World Cup 2018 taking place in Russia, FeedConstruct tunes in for the event ready to offer its data feed solutions. A list of qualifiers is already known and 32 countries are now split into 8 groups which will be vying for the title of the footballing champion. Rudolf Poghosyan, Head of Live Trading,...

FIFA ‘packs’ not gambling says EA boss

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Electronic Sports’ popular gaming franchise, FIFA, has not only caught the attention of tens of millions of gamers, but after giving gamers control over a virtual version of their favourite club, it has captured the attention of the Belgium and Netherlands national governments. Both governments are now claiming the new game modes are “akin to gambling”. FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) allows...

Scout Gaming strikes deal with ComeOn

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Scout Gaming Group has entered into an agreement with ComeOn to deliver the company's Daily Fantasy Sports platform.   The agreement gives ComeOn full access to Scout Gaming's DFS platform enabling them to offer a complete Daily Fantasy Sports solution to all its customers. A free-to-play version will be integrated initially, with the target to integrate payment solutions for real money... announces BoyleSports as title sponsor for Football and GAA

offtheball BoyleSports has struck a deal with BoyleSports, which will see the sports-betting organisation taking over as a title sponsor for football and GAA coverage, for the next 12 months.   The new partnership will cover all elements of OffTheBall’s extensive football and GAA coverage and will see BoyleSports integrated into OffTheBall’s content across their social and video channels - along with...

Legendary Liverpool striker Collymore teams up with BetStars

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Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore has teamed up with online betting site BetStars to look back at his iconic match-winning goal against Newcastle at Anfield in 1996 in a new video.   Collymore, who scored 28 goals with the Reds, took a stroll down memory lane outside Anfield Stadium, reliving his memories of the stoppage-time goal which secured a 4-3 victory...