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Dominic Matteo warns of gambling’s ‘detrimental effect’ as EPIC facilitator

SBC News Dominic Matteo warns of gambling’s ‘detrimental effect’ as EPIC facilitator

EPIC Global Solutions has announced that Dominic Matteo has joined the gambling harm prevention specialist as a lived experience facilitator.  The Premier League and Scotland international defender – known for his top-flight spells with Liverpool, Leeds and Blackburn, as well as being capped six times by his country – will now be educating audiences on the potential dangers associated with …

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bwin declines opportunity to renew landmark UEFA partnership

SBC News bwin declines opportunity to renew landmark UEFA partnership

bwin has made the decision to not extend its partnership with UEFA, according to reports. SportBusiness has stated that the operator opted against renewing the three-year partnership with the football governing body, which covered the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Conference League and officially expired at the end of the 2023/24 season. The initial collaboration, signed in September 2021, was a …

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Flutter appoints US executives to NYSE board

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Flutter Entertainment has announced the appointment of Christine McCarthy and Robert Bennett to the Board of Directors. As of 30 July 2024, McCarthy – described as an ‘accomplished entertainment executive’ – will sit on the Audit Committee. Meanwhile, Bennett will serve as a member of the Risk and Sustainability Committee. John Bryant, Chair of the Flutter Board, commented: “Christine and …

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96.com sponsors Burnley during football’s flurry of gambling deals

SBC News 96.com sponsors Burnley during football's flurry of gambling deals

96.com has been named official front-of-shirt sponsor of Championship side Burnley FC. The two year deal covers both the men’s and women’s teams, and will see the operator’s logo placed on the front of Burnley’s home, away and third kits for the 2024/25 season.  The partnership also grants the gambling platform branding across various physical, digital and social media platforms. …

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Dizplai makes igaming splash with PickGuru acquisition

SBC News Dizplai makes igaming splash with PickGuru acquisition

Dizplai has announced its 100% acquisition of social gaming platform, PickGuru. The purchase sees the launch of a new division, Dizplai Gaming, which will expand the firm’s end-to-end offering and drive greater experiences for fans across both first and second screens. Ed Abis, CEO Dizplai, stated: “We fundamentally believe that when audiences are compelled, through a gamified approach, to interact, …

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BetMGM nets third PL deal in a week with Tottenham Hotspur

SBC News BetMGM nets third PL deal in a week with Tottenham Hotspur

BetMGM has entered into a three-year partnership with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur FC. The deal will see the LeoVegas Group-owned operator become the men’s and women’s club’s official betting partner, as well as the official front of training wear partner. This is LeoVegas’ third Premier League partnership deal in the past week, as the company aims to significantly boost …

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BetMGM UK extends Newcastle partnership after “exceptional” first year

SBC News BetMGM UK extends Newcastle partnership after “exceptional" first year

BetMGM UK has stepped up at Newcastle United FC to become the club’s official betting partner in an extended partnership. The enhanced deal will see the LeoVegas Group-owned betting brand displayed on the LEDs, big screens and static boards around St James’ Park – Newcastle United’s home stadium.  Sam Behar, UK Director of BetMGM, commented: “Our BetMGM partnership with Newcastle …

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Altenar launches sportsbook in Georgia with Ambassadoribet

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Altenar has secured its first customer in Georgia after penning a deal to provide its sportsbook to online operator Ambassadoribet. As the Malta-based provider aims to display its versatility in working with partners on a global scale, the collaboration represents a significant move for Altenar as it takes its first steps into the region. Giorgi Svanidze, Ambassadoribet CEO, said: “We …

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