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Kazakhstan gets National Lottery courtesy of Scientific Games

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NASDAQ listed gambling technology suppliers Scientific Games Corporation, has announced that it is bringing lottery game entertainment to the Republic of Kazakhstan. Launching the National Lottery of Kazakhstan it was detailed that JSC Satty Zhuldyz is to operate the offering, after being awarded a 15 year contract, with Scientific Games serving as the exclusive supplier of all games, technology and …

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FSB and Paddy Power expand into Filipino market

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Platform provider FSB Ltd has announced a deal to roll-out its first EPOS system in association with Paddy Power and Asian supplier Jade Entertainment and Gaming Technologies. FSB will deploy its innovative platform and trading tools alongside the Irish bookmaker’s trading team in order to provide over the counter sports betting facilities to customers of Manila’s flagship Okada Casino Resort. …

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Biggest ever Betting on Football takes on truly international agenda

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It’s Betting on Football by name, but so many of the topics to be discussed at next week’s international conference are far from exclusive to the beautiful game. Held at Stamford Bridge from 20-23 March, the #bofcon2018 agenda will combine expert analysis of this year’s football frenzy with a tour of the sports betting world and a breakdown of the …

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Winning Post – The current state of the Australian market

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. Australia: market development – the state they’re in The Australian betting market was significantly rearranged this week, with William Hill bowing out and Stars becoming an important player. New …

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Betradar’s William Howie: The scale of the opportunity in a regulated, cricket-mad India

At last month’s ICE London, Betradar made a commitment to the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF), a not-for-profit organisation, to further its understanding of the local market, while exploring all opportunities related to sports betting and gaming in India. We caught up with William Howie, Programme Manager Premium Cricket at Betradar, to discuss the potential legalisation of sports betting in …

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Perfect 10: The reasons not to miss Betting on Football 2018

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Betting on Football 2018, the fifth edition of the largest international sports and betting trade conference, will take place at Stamford Bridge from 20-23 March. Featuring 1,500 senior executives, 200 leading industry speakers and 50 key sessions #bofcon2018 has become a must-attend event for the entire sports betting sector. Here are just ten of the key reasons why missing this …

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Banzai! Mark Frissora & Caesars executive team visit Japan

Mark Frissora, the President & CEO of Caesars Entertainment, continues his quest to win a Japanese ‘integrated resorts’ licence, a key initiative for expanding Caesars footprint beyond US shores. Last week, Frissora and Caesars senior executive team visited Japan, to gain cultural learnings, in a market that has been branded Asian gambling’s next ‘holy grail’. During the visit, Caesars announced …

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Esports Integrity Coalition widens international scope

The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) has announced the addition of three new members to the organisation, as it reinforces its position as a global body dedicated to combating all forms of corruption and cheating in the world of esports. The first member, Geem, is a digital esports platform based in Dubai. Geem is positioned to provide daily online competitions to the …

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Indian opportunities to be explored by AIGF and Betradar

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Betradar has revealed a formalising of their relationship with the not for profit All India Gaming Federation (AIGF). The AIGF, which is focused on assembling a group of responsible and credible stakeholders to help the country navigate towards an open and transparent betting and gaming sector, will work closely with Betradar to drive improved awareness and understanding in addition to …

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Olympic Winter Games safeguarding at heart of new deal

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The International Olympic Committee ( IOC) and international betting integrity body ESSA are to join forces, with the integrity of this years Olympic Winter Games, held in Pyeongchang, central to the agreement. Under the terms of the deal, the main aim is to detect and prevent any risk of manipulation, at the this years competition. Friedrich Martens, Head of the …

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