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Freebets.com bags West Bromwich Albion partnership

SBC News Freebets.com bags West Bromwich Albion partnership

West Bromwich Albion is has announced a betting partnership with Freebets.com, leading UK bookmaker review and affiliation portal. The agreement will see Freebets.com become the Baggies’ Official Digital Betting Partner for the next two seasons and Freebets.com will enjoy a range of branding opportunities, coupled with sponsorship of the club’s East Stand. Freebets.com will also benefit from significant advertising and branding presence at …

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Sportradar expands live portfolio with Infront partnership

SBC News Sportradar expands live portfolio with Infront partnership

Sportradar,  supplier of sports and betting-related data, and Infront Sports & Media,  have  announced an agreement under which Sportradar will increase its live streaming offering by a further 4,000 sporting events. The deal includes a broad soccer package with a total of close to 1,500 matches, including the Indonesian Super League (ISL). Beyond soccer, Sportradar have also acquired the rights …

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bwin.party & Nordeus launch Sportster social betting game on Facebook

SBC News bwin.party & Nordeus launch Sportster social betting game on Facebook

bwin.party announced its latest venture into the social gaming market with the launch of social sports betting game, “Sportster – Bet and Win”. The Facebook based social  game was developed in a collaboration between social games developer Nordeus and bwin.party’s social gaming development studio Win. At present the game does not allow for real money transactions, as players compete for …

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EIG Berlin announces Final 5 for Start-up Launchpad

Clarion Gaming event organisers of the upcoming EIG Berlin Totally Gaming Expo (21-23 October), have announced the five finalists of the 2014 EIG Start-up LaunchPad. The finalists will now pitch their services and business to industry and enterprise experts at the Arena Berlin. The final five start-ups will be assed and interrogated by digital and igaming experts Mark Blandford, Partner, Burlywood …

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Bet365 announces operational relocation to Gibraltar

SBC News Bet365 announces operational relocation to Gibraltar

Following a structural and operational review bet365 management announced that the operator would be migrating its igaming and sports betting operational arms to its Gibraltar offices. bet365 stated that the operator would retain finance and governance arms in its headquartersin Stoke on Trent, where the operators are the city’s largest employers. Bet365 confirmed that the migration of operational services will …

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Martin Prantner – Finnplay Technologies – The Independent Step

SBC Business Correspondent Mark McGuinness caught up with Finnish based gaming platform specialist’s Martin Prantner on his views as to why established operators could benefit from running their own independent platform. Martin is CEO of Finnish based Finnplay Technologies, an independent platform provider who delivers complete customised gaming solutions. Martin holds an MBA from Cranfield and is an i-gaming industry …

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Spanish football clubs hit by match fixing allegations

SBC News Spanish football clubs hit by match fixing allegations

Spain’s state prosecutor has summoned representatives from Spanish La Liga Football Clubs, Real Zaragoza and Real Levante regarding suspicious match play and allegations of match fixing regarding a 2011 football match. The game under investigation took place at the end of the 2010-11 season, when Real Zaragoza beat Real Levante 2-1 The state prosecutor’s office in Madrid announced that a number …

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US sport leagues oppose New Jersey sports betting

The four major US sports leagues (NHL,NFL,NBA,MLB) and the NCAA have filed a federal court motion to block  New Jersey sports betting in licensed state gambling enterprises (casinos and racetracks). A statement by the sporting leagues was sent to US news media outlets, reporting that the leagues had asked for federal courts to block any actions which favoured sports betting …

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Colossus Bets player offered £324,477 cash out

SBC News Colossus Bets player offered £324,477 cash out

Football pools jackpots betting operator Colossus Bets,  announced that the last surviving player in the weekend’s £1,000,000 HDA15 Football Jackpot has been offered £324,477 for 100% of their live ticket with just two legs left to go. Having played through Betfair, one of Colossus Bets’ B2B partner sites, the player was made the offer of £324,477 for the ticket following Stoke’s 1-0 victory …

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Atul Bali joins Metric Gaming as corporate advisor

SBC News Atul Bali joins Metric Gaming as corporate advisor

Metric Gaming LLC, have announced the appointment of Atul Bali as corporate strategy advisor, as Metric Gaming looks to expand its business and technology services in the coming months Mr. Bali is the President of the Games Division at RealNetworks Inc., having previously served as the President & CEO of Aristocrat Technologies Inc.  Prior to joining Aristocrat, Mr. Bali served as …

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