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NetBet ventures into Power Slap as official sportsbook partner

SBC News NetBet ventures into Power Slap as official sportsbook partner

NetBet has become an official sportsbook partner of Power Slap – an American slap fighting promotion. The marketing partnership, covering 2024, will see the operator look to leverage and boost the popularity of Power Slap sports betting across the UK, Ireland, France, Romania, Brazil & Mexico. NetBet CEO, Marcel Prioteasa, stated: “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Power …

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SkyCity sells $55m GiG stake as no longer “strategically necessary”

SBC News SkyCity sells $55m GiG stake as no longer “strategically necessary”

SkyCity has announced the decision to sell its stake in European-based online gaming platform Gaming Innovation Group (GiG). The New Zealand-based operator – which was advised to “enter into an unconditional agreement” to sell off all its shares – said that from its 10% stake, proceeds from the sale would result in a net return of about NZ$55m after brokerage …

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Atlaslive and Kiron enhance betting options for virtual sports

SBC News Atlaslive and Kiron enhance betting options for virtual sports

Atlaslive has partnered with Kiron as the pair looks to enhance virtual sports betting options. Offering multiple solutions for operators, B2B software provider Atlaslive has highlighted that the company is always committed to new enhancements and opportunities for its business.  Lidiia Vakulenko, COO of Atlaslive, commented: “We are delighted to partner with Kiron and integrate their robust solutions. You can …

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Optimove and 4Play join forces to improve igaming experiences

SBC News Optimove and 4Play join forces to improve igaming experiences

Optimove has announced a deal with 4Play Gaming – an igaming platform for casino sites and sportsbooks. The partnership aims to ‘revolutionise’ user experiences and operational efficiency for online gaming operators globally.  4Play’s Global Director of Partnerships, Dan de Souza, commented: “Combining 4Play Gaming’s state-of-the-art platform with Optimove’s CRM Marketing Platform empowers gaming operators to improve user experiences, increase engagement, …

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Tabcorp unites with racing leaders to create “complete service hub”

Former BoyleSports and Entain product lead joins RMG c-level team

A new collaboration between Tabcorp, Arena Racing Company (ARC), Racecourse Media Group (RMG) and 1/ST CONTENT has been formed. Four of the leading brands in the horse and greyhound racing world, the partners are looking to create a network of rights holders that will distribute content across multiple international markets.  Brendan Parnell, Managing Director of Media and International at ARC, …

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Genius Sports names Kenneth J. Kay Chair in Board shuffle

SBC News Genius Sports names Kenneth J. Kay Chair in Board shuffle

Genius Sports has announced changes to its Board of Directors which became effective this month. Kenneth J. Kay, former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at MGM Holdings, has now become the new Chair, and will now lead the Board’s oversight of Genius Sports’ operations and strategy. Since March 2023, Kay has served as an Independent Director of the Board. Mark Locke, …

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FIFA President warns players of ‘severe sanctions’ for betting on sports

SBC News FIFA President warns players of ‘severe sanctions’ for betting on sports

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has given players a stern warning against betting on sports. Promising ‘severe sanctions’ ahead of a busy summer of football, Infantino addressed the issue of match-fixing in sports during an event in Paris honouring football icons such as Pelé.  The President emphasised that players should not engage in gambling, whether in football, rugby, or any sport. …

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Playtech Live launches ‘immersive’ gaming experience for Betsson customers

Betsson looks to redefine focus of sportsbook marketing in latest campaign

Betsson has partnered with Playtech Live for the latter to launch its dedicated live casino tables exclusively for the operator’s players. Betsson is relocating its existing tables to Playtech’s studio, providing players with native-speaking English, Portuguese, Greek and Spanish dealers. Betsson Head of Live Casino, Jamie Busby, commented: “We are delighted to partner with the Playtech Live team to create …

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Meridianbet navigates ‘stringent’ licensing in South Africa

SBC News Meridianbet navigates 'stringent' licensing in South Africa

Meridianbet has been granted an official sports-betting licence for South Africa. A subsidiary of Golden Matrix Group, the operator was issued a bookmaker licence by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board, as well as a bookmaker premises licence and a manufacturer licence. Zoran Milosevic, CEO of Meridianbet, explained that the brand is thrilled to enter the South African market, …

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GiG links with Ventures Lab for igaming platform and AI tools

SBC News GiG links with Ventures Lab for igaming platform and AI tools

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has partnered with Ventures Lab for the provision of its igaming platform, as well as AI tools DataX and LogicX. The new deal – the fourth partner for GiG in Canada – aims to support the igaming company’s global strategy for regulated market growth. GiG Chief Business Officer, Andrew Cochrane, said: “GiG is continuing to attract …

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