Tag: Sports

BETER now provides CS:GO matches in new format

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Sports & esports betting provider BETER has expanded its offer with a new format of CS:GO events.

GBGC: Global igaming model prepares for major changes

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The true advent of cryptocurrencies and an international effort to harmonise corporation tax have long been foretold, writes Warwick Bartlett, chief executive of Global Betting and Gaming Consultants. Both are now palpable, and set to shake the foundations of the global online gaming industry.

BETER has partnered with Asia Pro League tournament organizer

BETER partner Asia Pro League
Sports and esports betting provider BETER became a partner of Asia Pro League, a new sports league in Central Asia.

BettHouse Targets Nationwide USA Expansion Through the launch of a New Funding Round

BettHouse Targets Nationwide Expansion
First non-legacy sportsbook to gain US market access will disrupt North America's sports betting landscape

BetInvest to offer all-inclusive table tennis content

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Gambling and betting software provider BetInvest is offering table tennis matches as part if their all-inclusive content for sports betting operators and providers. 

Sports bodies desperate to get back to business

Sports revenue desperate for restart
From table tennis to trotting, offbeat sports are enjoying a flurry of viewership and betting activity. For the mainstream leagues and teams however, the costs of closures are racking up - as are the calls to risk an early return.

US gaming scrambles to cut losses through Covid-19 lockdown

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From lobbying for online legislation to simulated sports and other novelty markets - how much can US casinos salvage from a cessation of sports and the near comprehensive shutdown of their land-based linchpins?

Coljuegos moves to regulate virtual sports

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Colombian gambling regulator Coljuegos has updated the country’s gambling legislation to allow operators to take wagers on animated events, paving the way..

New media to create more than just ‘transactional’ platforms

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Sports media panelists at an ICE North America webinar discuss how PASPA’s repeal can revive sports engagement among an impatient younger demographic..

Fundamentals of betting at heart for Vsodds launch

A new online sports betting operator, designed to provide “back to basics” betting, has launched with the intention of disrupting the existing sportsbook market. The Curacao-licensed Vsodds.bet will provide only pre-match, fixed odds to players in core…

Saatchi and Saatchi announced to further Betway’s European growth

Betway has appointed marketing firm Saatchi and Saatchi as its new lead creative agency, as part of a strategy to drive international growth. The online bookmaker, which announced a marketing restructure earlier this year, announced the agency will manage the…

Processing.com and 1xBet extend payment partnership

Online operator 1xBet is set to expand its transaction and market agreement with Processing.com. The payment processing firm first agreed a deal with 1xBet in early 2017, managing payment processes for the company’s 1,000 daily betting events. “We have seen our business grow substantially on a global scale," said 1xBet CEO Ilias Agathokleous. "Processing.com's ability to process payments worldwide through a single...

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

Scout Gaming launching record €100,000 Fantasy tournament

Scout Gaming has for the upcoming English Premier League launched a fantasy tournament with a minimum guaranteed prize pool of €100,000. The tournament is available via partners on the Scout Gaming Network and is the highest ever prize pool on European Fantasy

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…

Metric Gaming unveils Best-of-Breed horse racing service

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Betting technology pioneer, Metric Gaming, will showcase its latest product at ICE London following the successful launch of the company’s golf service Metric Gaming, the sports betting technology, software and services company, is to showcase its pioneering new managed horse racing service at this year’s ICE Totally Gaming event in London. The company successfully launched the industry’s first standalone, fully managed,...

Ladbrokes continues Challenge Cup partnership

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The Rugby Football League and Ladbrokes have agreed to extend their current partnership meaning the bookmaker will be title sponsor for the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.   Ladbrokes confirmed the one-year extension to the current deal on the week of the 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final, which will see Hull FC take on Wigan Warriors in the oldest Rugby League Cup competition...

BT Sport prepares for live Premier League matches

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This Autumn BT Sport will be bringing a number of exclusive live Premier League matches to fans featuring some of the biggest teams in the tournament.   BT Sport’s line-up of Premier League games will feature some of the most anticipated clashes between title contenders Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool this Autumn. By the end of November, BT Sport will have shown...

Conor McGregor named Official Betsafe Ambassador

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The online bookmaker and gaming company, Betsafe, has struck a deal with Conor McGregor to become one of the company’s Official EU Ambassadors.   BetSafe has announced it has signed UFC star, Conor McGregor, as an EU Ambassador, just weeks ahead of the Mayweather V McGregor fight in Las Vegas on 26th August. With Floyd Mayweather having made 5 trademark applications around...

Middlesbrough partners with Coral for three seasons

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Middlesbrough Football Club has confirmed it will continue to work with the leading bookmaker Coral for three seasons as the club’s new Official Partner. The new partnership has been formed off the back of a number of successful commercial activities carried out by the Club and Coral last season. Coral will provide betting services at The Riverside Stadium on every match-day...

FA ends Ladbrokes sponsorship deal early

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Following last month’s board decision to cut ties with betting companies, the Football Association has pulled out of a four-year sponsorship deal with Ladbrokes, after just one year.   Headed by FA chairman Greg Clarke, the decision was reached after a three-month review of the governing body’s links to the betting industry. In a statement, FA chief executive Martin Glenn said: “We...

Sunderland AFC teams up with Coral

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Sunderland AFC has formed a new UK partnership with leading bookmaker, Coral, with club supporters gaining exclusive betting offers and promotions.   Under the terms of the partnership, Coral will provide the Stadium of Light with a comprehensive match day betting service for every league and cup game throughout the 2017-18 season. We are thrilled at Coral to be establishing such a...

Digital Sports Tech launches Quick Pick Accumulators

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The provider of next-gen sports betting solutions, Digital Sports Tech, is unveiling a new request a bet style accumulators product ahead of the new football season.   Digital Sports Tech (DST) claims the automated offering allows users to place request a bet style accumulators on game markets instantly, with the Quick Pick Accumulators (QPAs) providing end users with the chance to...

PBS kicks off football season with new SSBT service

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The leading provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, Playtech BGT Sports, will unveil its new SSBT service ahead of this year’s football season. Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has expanded its Self-Service Betting Terminal (SSBT) offering just days before the new football season kicks off. Our SSBTs help our operator partners drive incremental revenues and we’re confident that our enhanced product range,...

Betsafe named principal sponsors of Saracens RFC

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The online bookmaker and gaming company, Betsafe, will see its branding adorn Saracens RFC’s shirts for the next three years as the club’s new principal sponsor.   Betsafe has continued its UK expansion in sport sponsorship as the new principal partner and the official betting partner of back-to-back European Champions Saracens from the 2017/18 season. The global sponsorship will run for the...

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...

Mr Green confirms cricket legend for Betting on Sports

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Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September) will feature England’s most successful Test cricket captain, Michael Vaughan, as brand ambassador for Mr Green.   Vaughan, the test captain between July 2003 and August 2008, racked up a record 26 wins in charge of the team, with only 11 defeats in his 51-match reign. His 18 centuries included a score of 166 in...

SIS signs greyhound rights deals

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SIS (Sports Information Services), has announced two new deals with Central Park and Henlow greyhound tracks for live data and online streaming.   The deals will see SIS receive exclusive rights to distribute live pictures and data to Licensed Betting Offices (LBOs), and to stream to online operators worldwide. Paul Witten, Commercial Director at SIS, said: “SIS is delighted to announce that...

BT Sport confirms exclusive live Premier League games

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BT Sports has confirmed it will broadcast last season’s Premier League top six in their opening selection of eight exclusively live Premier League games this coming season.   Live matches include the clash between title contenders Chelsea and Manchester City in September, plus Arsenal and Manchester United taking on Stoke City at the Bet365 Stadium. BT Sport’s Premier League coverage begins on...

BT Sport secures rights to all live European Rugby

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BT Sport has confirmed it has secured the rights to broadcast all of the Elite European Rugby tournaments’ matches live in the UK and Ireland.   The new deal, starting from the 2018/19 season, will see BT Sport become the home of the European Rugby Champions Cup and the European Rugby Challenge Cup until at least 2021/22. With some of the best...