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Statscore maintains Polish market position via PVF extension

Statscore has announced that its agreement with the Polish Volleyball Federation (PVF) has been extended, maintaining its position as the official sports data provider of the governing body. The extension will last for another two seasons, and will see Statscore provide full coverage of all national team games, including friendlies, through a dedicated LeagueCentre,. The company’s data and widgets will …

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BtoBet and Captain Up strike customer loyalty partnership

Cloud based gamification platform Captain Up has partnered with platform provider BtoBet to strengthen clients’ player engagement and customer loyalty capabilities. The new partners intend to develop scheduled and targeted campaigns, segmented according to user behaviour, and matching rewards and bonuses with different categories, channels and brands, among other parameters. As one half of the partnership, Aspire Global-owned BtoPart will …

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BetHard connection could lead to three-year ban for Ibrahimovic

Swedish international footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic could face a three-year ban from the sport due to his ongoing partnership with Malta-based operator BetHard. The AC Milan striker’s company is the fourth largest investor in the online sportsbook – which reported a profits before tax of £25.76 million profit after tax in 2019 – amounting to a total share of 10%, according …

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IMGL widens global focus with gaming law magazine launch

In recognition of its global focus and growing membership base, the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) has launched a new magazine covering gambling law. Replacing the firm’s previous jurisdiction-based publication, the new IMGL Magazine will be released on a quarterly basis as a digital publication available to members, in addition to non members involved in partnerships with SBC Gaming, …

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BOS supports rejection of Swedish horse racing levy

The Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling, BOS, has supported the Gambling Market Inquiry’s rejection of a potential horse racing levy. A proposal to introduce a five percent betting levy had been seen by horse racing industry figures in Sweden as a means to distribute funds to the sector. However, the Gambling Market Inquiry rejected the proposal in its entirety, a …

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PlayOJO enhances player monitoring with Neccton partnership

PlayOJO has strengthened its player monitoring capabilities via a partnership with Neccton, launching its Safe Mate solution. Safe Mate enables customers to track how much they have deposited, how much they have wagersed and how much time they have spent gamlbing on the site over a six month period. Developed in cooperation with behavioural scientists and psychologists, the tool will …

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SoftSwiss enhances sportsbook offering for US leagues

SoftSwiss has expanded the scope of its sportsbook product, announcing the introduction of a live in-play betting option for US sports leagues. The firm intends to utilise its new live wagering offering – supplied by odds feed provider and ongoing partner Betradar – to expand sportsbook functionality for its B2B clients and their customers, enabling odds to fluctuate quickly and …

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IBIA enhances reach with integration of Gaming1

The International Betting Integrity Agency (IBIA) has enhanced its global reach and presence via the addition of Gaming1, a prominent Belgian gaming operator. Part of the Argent Group, Gaming1 maintains a large portfolio focusing on the European and American markets, including both retail and online sports betting brands such as Circus and Zamba. Gaming1’s brands will feed into the IBIA’s …

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Bally’s makes ‘transformational step’ with finalisation of Gamesys takeover

Bally’s Corporation has this morning published the definitive terms for its proposed takeover of Gamesys Group Plc, having agreed the combination ‘in principle’ last month. Upon completion of the acquisition, the combined group will be headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, and its shares will remain listed on the New York Stock Exchange, whilst a request will be made for Gamesys …

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Scientific Games’ OpenSports finds more success at Grand National

Scientific Games has broken its records again in 2021, this time at the Grand National at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday, building on the success of its OpenSports platform at the Cheltenham Festival. The Nasdaq registered firm reported over 50 million bets placed through OpenSports, utilised by a range of online and retail operators, with over 19 million bets placed on …

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