Erin-Marie Gallagher

Premier League players raise funds for NHS with #PlayersTogether initiative

Premier League players have joined forces to raise funds for the National Health Service (NHS) during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Players including Harry Kane, Jordan Henderson and Marcus Rashford have come together as part of an initiative called #PlayersTogether which has partnered with NHS Charities Together (NHSCT). A statement from the group said: “Over the course of the last week …

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Svenska Spel rolls out match-fixing education programme across football clubs

Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel has strengthened its commitment to tackling match-fixing by rolling out a new digital education initiative across 2,328 football clubs. The aim of the initiative is to offer both athletes and football associations a greater understanding of the risks associated with match-fixing. The scheme, which includes information on spotting signs of problem gambling, has been …

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Betby extends Pomadorro deal with esports addition

Sportsbook supplier Betby has agreed upon a ‘significant’ extension to its agreement with Pomadorro, which will see the online gambling group offer the supplier’s new esports offering. The new portfolio will include a variety of FIFA esports fixtures, CS:GO tournaments, as well as a CyberSport package. Chris Nikolopoulos, Chief Commercial Officer at Betby, said: “We are delighted to be growing …

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Pin Projekt partners with SBTech for 24/7 live betting on lottery service

Live lottery supplier Pin Projekt has agreed to supply its entire portfolio of live betting games to SBTech after securing a new partnership with the platform and technology provider. Under the terms of the new agreement, SBTech will offer the live service that features over 2,000 daily draws from 4 studios and 20+ betting games to their platform partners. The …

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Oddset joins GLMS as an associate member

Oddset Sportwetten GmbH has become the fourth member to join the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) as an Associate Member. Securing membership, the German state-owned company will be linked to the GLMS visual identity and overall operations. Oddset will also gain access to summaries of GLMS global alerts for suspicious activity, as well as education and prevention tools. Commenting on …

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GBGB reveals plans to be ‘first to return’ when restrictions ease

Greyhound racing has emphasised its plan to be ‘the first to return’ to racing behind closed doors after the current restrictions placed on sporting events are relaxed. Through its industry-led working group, the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has been working towards restarting the sport in ‘a responsible but efficient manner’. GBGB Managing Director Mark Bird said: “We were …

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UKGC suspended Matchbook licence over AML & Risk assessment failures

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has revealed that the Triplebet licence was suspended ‘as part of a package of sanctions for social responsibility and money laundering failings’. Trading as Matchbook, the UKGC suspended the operator’s licence on 17 February, following an investigation by the regulator, which uncovered ‘serious failings’ relating to anti-money laundering protocols. The UKGC found that Triplebet failed to …

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Wiseodds: Tapping into the rise of social betting

The last few weeks has seen Wiseodds launch its poker-inspired platform which has already been integrated into the BetConstruct offering. The platform promises to allows punters to compete against one another in ‘poker-inspired rooms’ to predict the outcome of sporting events. SBC spoke to Lilit Nikoghosyan, Head of Operations at Wiseodds, to find out more about the company’s peer-to-peer product, …

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RPM Gaming puts new spin on betting via CricketSim product

To help fill the void of sporting content during the COVID-19 pandemic, RPM Gaming has launched a new simulated cricket product which aims to deliver a ‘realistic, engaging’ alternative for operators. ‘CricketSim’ offers a variety of match formats, including Test, ODI and T20, for operators to integrate into their offerings. Each game will be based on existing teams and players, …

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Denise Coates Foundation supports NHS charity with £10m donation

In support of both staff and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Denise Coates Foundation has given a £10m grant to the University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) charity. The funds will be used to support a number of schemes aimed at enhancing patient care and supporting staff at both Royal Stoke Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford. bet365’s global …

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