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JKR Investment Group expands into Asia with WYN Global Media investment

JKR Investment Group has expanded its reach into the Asian market after making a strategic investment in WYN Global Media Limited.

JKR Investment Group has expanded its reach into the Asian market after making a strategic investment in WYN Global Media Limited. WYN Global Media currently provides online igaming-related content in Japan and other Asian markets. “I believe the investment in WYN Global Media is very important for JKR’s ecosystem,” commented Alexander Gusev, CEO and Co-Founder, JKR Investment Group. “First of …

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Royal Calcutta Turf Club to broadcast UK and IRE fixtures powered by RMG 

UK and Ireland horse racing fixtures have secured breakthrough coverage for the Indian market via a new media rights distribution deal struck between Racecourse Media Group (RMG) and the Royal Calcutta Turf Club (RCTC).  The ground-breaking deal will see the heritage RCTC racetrack enable its visitors to watch and bet on fixtures broadcast by RMG of 34 UK racecourses and …

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Zohrab Karapetyan: How Digitain is supporting sportsbook partners for Tokyo 2020

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From skateboarding to surfing, Digitain has ramped up the number of Olympic sports it is supporting for its sportsbook partners during Tokyo 2020. We spoke to Zohrab Karapetyan, Digitain’s Sportsbook Product Manager, about launching new initiatives to meet the growing Olympic betting appeal and mitigating the impact of time difference on turnover, particularly in Europe, before looking slightly further ahead …

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How does latency and stream delay work in esports?

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The relationship between latency and stream delay is pivotal to how the esports betting industry operates, writes PandaScore CEO Flavien Guillocheau. The functionality between these two elements has become increasingly pertinent as the sector continues to grow, expand live betting opportunities and become a sportsbook staple. To understand how it all fits together, it’s important to first establish the difference …

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GLMS publishes 2021 Mid-term intelligence report

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has published its 2021 Mid-term Monitoring & Intelligence Report, citing ‘a busy first six months’ of the year, from education to policy-making, engaging with its members and monitoring to maintain sport integrity. The GLMS shared several activities in which its lottery, associate and regulating members have participated, enhancing the quality of sports betting and especially facilitating the …

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Sportsflare: Introducing the only BetBuilder in esports

BetBuilder

Over recent years we have become increasingly accustomed to seeing the BetBuilder tab appear as an option for matches on our favourite sportsbooks, but the product has so far eluded the esports punter. Until now. Sportsflare, a New Zealand-based tech company focused on providing innovative new betting experiences for esports, has become the first to offer same-game parlay betting around …

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IBIA reports decline in alerts but Europe continues to account for most

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has published its Q2 2021 report, identifying Europe as the continent responsible for the single largest amount of betting integrity alerts. Overall, 47% of all reported alerts originated in Europe, followed by Asia and South America at 13% each, with alerts spanning across a total of 15 countries. This is a continuing trend first …

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EveryMatrix: Bridging the knowledge gap between esports and sports betting

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Malte Hegeler, Head of Product Development at OddsMatrix, writes for SBC News on how bridging the knowledge gap between esports and sports betting can help towards a more lucrative future. The world of esports can often appear impenetrable for those who did not grow up immersed in its most iconic titles. For the uninitiated, watching a Dota 2 event can …

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Altenar to integrate new esports odds feed from Oddin

Oddin

The esports odds feed from Oddin will be made available to Altenar sportsbook clients as part of a new partnership between the two. Altenar confirmed that the feed, which comes with live-streaming, multiple live markets and over 80% uptime for a wide coverage of esports tournaments, is the latest ‘premium quality data feed’ to be integrated with its in-house developed …

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