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Revamped website to support Golden Race’s global growth

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Golden Race has backed up a recent bid for global growth, which has seen it gain both a UK supplier licence and associate membership to NASPL in North America, by launching a new website to provide clearer information for prospective customers, partners and media organisations across target territories. Having made its name through a popular range of products across emerging …

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LoveBet unveiled as PSG’s online Asian betting partner

French champions and Champions League contenders Paris Saint-Germain have agreed a new two-season partnership with with Asian online betting operator, LoveBet. LoveBet is prominent in the Asian betting sector, and will seek to grow its presence by taking advantage of PSG’s continually expanding popularity in the region, as well as securing exclusive marketing rights through the partnership. In signing the …

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The Biggest Miss: How Sweden might inadvertently create a black market for betting

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Ismail Vali, Senior Consultant for iGaming Leaders, delivers a two-part explanation about how operators in Sweden have been forced to act upon regulatory changes that are only vaguely specified but affect the day-to-day operational realities of running a sportsbook. The lack of clarity provided by the Lotteriinspektionen has led Vali, who authored the recent Bricks vs Clicks article and a …

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Playtech confident of countering Asian headwinds to meet 2018 targets

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has this morning published its latest trading update informing investors that the company is on track to deliver its 2018 expected EBITDA range of €320-360 million. Issuing a short market guidance, Playtech governance details that its B2B Gaming Division continues to trade in line with the trends reported for its interim results in August, generating …

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Haute Japan! Groupe Barrière eyes IR opportunities

French luxury hotel and hospitality giant Groupe Lucien Barrière has confirmed that it has developed a ‘Japanese strategic unit’ monitoring the nation’s ‘integrated resorts’ opportunities. The firm’s Japanese movements are confirmed by Barrière Group Casino Development Director Jonathan Strock speaking to the Nikkei Asian Review. Strock has been charged with leading the strategic unit, which seeks to bring European haute …

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Sports Trading Network joins forces with All-in Diversity to transform a new generation of traders

Industry workplace diversity, inclusion and equality program ‘The All-in Diversity Project’ (All-in) has announced its latest strategic partnership with the Sports Trading Network (STN). STN is regarded as sports betting’s largest professional network of traders, offering sports modelling, data and insights for all global sports markets. Updating the market, STN and All-in have partnered to launch a new industry-wide Sports …

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6 of the Best – Nektan’s Jaydeep Chakravartty

This week’s 6 of the Best subject is a “real history buff” and someone whose approach to gaming is “all about relationships”. Keep reading to find out more about Nektan’s Vice President – Commercials, Jaydeep Chakravartty including his visit to Phuket and his Star Wars obsession. Best Holiday In 2017, I visited Phuket and Krabi in Thailand along with my family. We had …

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Jaydeep Chakravartty leaves Ingenuity Gaming for Nektan VP role

Nektan, thean international B2B and white label gaming software and services provider, has named Jaydeep Chakravartty as its new Vice President, Commercials. Chakravartty has a wealth of industry experience and joins from Ingenuity Gaming, where he held the position of Commercial Director for six years with the games studio. His industry career began as Manager for Ladbrokes Retail followed by …

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At the Races pens exclusive Hong Kong racing rights deal

At The Races (ATR) and Sky Sports Racing are to be the new exclusive, non-terrestrial, broadcast home of Hong Kong racing in the United Kingdom and Ireland until July 2022, it has been revealed today. Revealed by ATR and The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), who have overseen racing in the territory since 1984, it’s to see a record £120m …

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Tennis Integrity Unit issues life bans to three chair umpires

Three tennis chair umpires have been banned for life from officiating at or attending any professional tennis events, after being found guilty of match-fixing and betting offences. Announced by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), the trio in question, Anucha Tongplew, Apisit Promchai and Chitchai Srililai, admitted to betting on tennis matches at ITF Futures tournaments held in 2017, as part …

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