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Insider Sport: On The Ball – Oikos probe asks tough questions on Spanish football integrity

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on integrity allegations, club acquisitions and the possible reintroduction of safe standing areas in English football stadiums. Spanish match-fixing allegations lead to nine arrests. A total of nine people were arrested after corruption allegations …

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Bahrain racing gains international coverage with RMG deal

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has penned a new agreement with Bahrain TV, which will see the duo collaborate in the distribution of the Bahrain International Trophy via a World Feed.  The race, which is set to be Bahrain’s first international horserace and worth £500,000, will be showcased to more than 60 countries via RMG’s distribution network. Seb Vance, Director of …

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Keith Galea promoted to Helio Gaming CEO

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Lottery games provider Helio Gaming has promoted Keith Galea from Chief Operating Officer (COO) to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Having joined the company in June, Galea has impressed sufficiently to convince Richard Mifsud, the previous CEO, to move himself to a consultancy role focusing on “promising new markets” in growth areas such as Asia and Africa. “We are making in-roads …

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Betinvest: The provider’s part in the personalised player experience push

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There is so much talk about sportsbook personalisation for the B2C market. In fact, according to Betinvest COO Max Dubossarsky it represents the “horn of plenty” for operators wanting to get as close as they can to their players. But what is the role of the provider? Dubossarsky thinks that it is primarily to provide the tools which help “operators …

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AsianLogic selects PartnerMatrix as affiliate system lead for sports betting brands

PartnerMatrix, the affiliate marketing solution of online gambling systems provider EveryMatrix, has secured AsianLogic flagship betting subsidiary Dafabet as a new marketing client. Updating stakeholders, AsianLogic confirms that PartnerMatrix will power the affiliate marketing programmes of Dafabet and its subsidiary brand Nextbet, upgrading the online bookmaker’s all-around player acquisition capacities. Following a competitive review, AsianLogic has selected PartnerMatrix as affiliate …

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Ganguly rejects conflict of interest claim over My11Circle tweet

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Former India captain and current Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly said there was no “conflict of interest” in a tweet he made about fantasy cricket brand My11Circle during his country’s T20 international against Bangladesh. Before the third T20 between the two sides in Nagpur on Sunday, he tweeted his support for My11Circle – a …

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IOC enforces betting code for Tokyo 2020

Hosting its third ‘International Forum on Sports Integrity’ (IFSI), governance of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched a series of new cooperative measures strengthening global sports integrity. The IOC’s integrity forum sees more than 100 diverse stakeholders, representing all functions of sports, cooperate and share knowledge in strengthening integrity disciplines. Gearing up for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the …

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RMG renews broadcast partnership with Meydan Dubai

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has extended its contract with the Meydan Group to provide production and distribution of the next two full horseracing seasons at the course for a further two years. The season is now underway and culminates with the prestigious $35 million Dubai World Cup card on 28 March 2020 – recognised as the most international and valuable day’s racing. Timeline Television will …

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SIS inks Dubai Racing Club partnership extension

Racing content and data provider Sports Information Services (SIS) has secured a two-year extension to its current media rights agreement with the Dubai Racing Club (DRC).  Under the terms of the agreement, SIS will continue to hold the exclusive UK and Irish LBO rights and international online rights for Dubai’s Meydan Racecourse, alongside rights for international LBO customers for a …

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AGTech adds fantasy football to Paytm First Captains platform

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AGTech has added new football games to daily fantasy sports (DFS) site First Captains, which sits on the popular Paytm First Games platform. Paytm First Games is a joint venture between AGTech, a leading technology and content provider for both the lottery and mobile games/entertainment markets in China, and Paytm, India’s largest mobile payments company. Charlie Zhang, Vice President of …

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