Asia

UAE Pro League Committee reveals details of its Sportradar partnership

The United Arab Emirates Pro League Committee (PLC) has revealed details of its newly formed partnership with sports data and technology company ‘Sportradar’. The UAE’s main football governing revealed the details of the contract in a press conference attended by PLC Acting CEO Waleed Al Hosani, Sportradar’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs Alex Inglot and Director of Digital Sports APAC, Roko …

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12BET boosts brand exposure with World Taekwondo partnership

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12BET has secured another association with a sport played successfully across Asia, after being recognised as an official partner of this year’s World Taekwondo Grand Prix and World Para Taekwondo Championships (19-22 October). The partnership between GB Taekwondo and 12BET was arranged by Sport Collective, a UK based sports marketing agency, for an event which will see the best Taekwondo …

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China growth focus sees Genting Hong Kong delist from Singapore Exchange

Asian gambling group Genting Hong Kong (Genting HK) has informed that it will move to delist from the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX), where it currently holds its secondary corporate listing. The leisure, travel and gambling operator, states that its Singapore delisting will help the firm consolidate its primary placement on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Moving forward the company will focus …

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EveryMatrix appoints Johan Westberg as Asia sales lead

Updating the market, industry platform and software supplier EveryMatrix has confirmed the appointment of Johan Westberg as its new Head of Sales for Asia. A seasoned Asia markets veteran, Westberg will be tasked with developing EveryMatrix’s Asian commercial and new business portfolio, as well as developing and strengthening the existing relationships with clients and partners. Westberg joins EveryMatrix, as the …

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ManBetX nets Serie A Asia broadcast partnership

Lega Serie A has named ManBetX as its ‘International Presenting Partner for Asia’. The new Asian market focused bookmaker will receive heightened coverage across Serie A syndicated Asia broadcasts during season 2017/18. ManBetX marketing secured its broadcast partnership ahead of this weekend’s start of a new Serie A season. The online bookmaker will gain in match graphics, idents and virtual …

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Dafabet secures two-year partnership with fast-growing Foxes

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Asian-focused bookmaker Dafabet has boosted its football status by agreeing a two-year official betting partnership with the 2015/16 Premier League champions Leicester City. The partnership, designed to further Leicester City’s international presence, will see Dafabet branding across both LED advertising boards and interview backdrops at the King Power Stadium. The global betting brand will also be pushing special price boosts on …

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Law Commission turns to the state associations for guidance ahead of pivotal legalised betting review

The Law Commission of India has approached the The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in order to aide the scrutinisation of legalising betting in India. Penning a letter to the board’s member associations, Sanjay Singh, member secretary of the Law Commission, said: “While the Law Commission has been reaching out to the various stakeholders to seek their …

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Paysafe board recommends £2.96bn offer from CVC and Blackstone

Major payments provider Paysafe is to be acquired by private equity giants CVC and Blackstone after the company’s board gave a great light to the 590p per share offer that was put on the table last month. The deal values Paysafe at £2.96bn and brings the company, which recently bought affiliate scheme business Income Access, under the ownership of two …

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Continent 8 delivers cybersecurity services to the Philippines

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Continent 8 will allow businesses in the Philippines to connect globally using local partners, after agreeing to deliver global network and cybersecurity services to the region. The Isle of Man based technology company has selected IP Converge Data Services (IPC) and LR Data Center and Solutions, both headquartered in Makati City in Manila, for sharing Continent 8’s values of service …

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Hong Kong Jockey Club ends racing season reporting record turnover

Officially closing its 2016/17 racing season, The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKGC) has reported record breaking turnover of HKD 11.7 billion ($15.6 billion), up 11% on season 2015/16 performance. Updating stakeholders, HKJC reverses a 2% decline in wagering on Hong Kong races witnessed from the 2014/15 racing season to 2015/16 Detailing performance drivers, HKJC governance notes that its season turnover had …

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