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TotoGaming hosts “Power Has No Gender” awards to commemorate female success 

SBC News TotoGaming hosts “Power Has No Gender” awards to commemorate female success 

For the third consecutive year, TotoGaming hosted the “Power Has No Gender” awards ceremony, once again bringing together successful and accomplished women in their field.  Gaming operator TotoGaming has once again celebrated female achievements with its annual third edition of its “Power Has No Gender” awards.  The ceremony was hosted in Armenia’s capital, Yerevan, and showed support for women in …

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Beijing Half Marathon winner He Jie sparks allegations of match-fixing

SBC News Beijing Half Marathon winner He Jie sparks allegations of match-fixing

China’s sports integrity standards have been put under question after a suspicious finale at the Beijing Half Marathon drew criticism from the public.   He Jie, a Chinese marathon record holder, was the first runner to cross the marathon’s finish line by clocking in at 1 hour, 3 minutes, and 44 seconds.  A commendable time some might say, and they wouldn’t …

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Sportradar deepens commitment to grow China’s global basketball image

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The Chinese Men’s Professional Basketball League (CBA League) will go into its 29th season with extended support from Sportradar to grow the league’s global presence and ensure integrity standards.  Through the partnership’s extension, Sportradar will continue to distribute content from over 550 games in various formats such as highlights and short-form video from across the season. Shirley Lv, CBA Senior …

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Digitain to enhance player engagement for NZGM in Mongolia

Luis Figo and Vardges Vardanyan press conference at Digitain HQ

Digitain has announced that it will provide its turnkey solution to Mongolian-based NZGM LLC – the licensed operator of MNBET.mn. The deal will see NZGM LLC access Digitain’s GLI-certified turnkey solution, which includes a proprietary sportsbook with more than 1,000 in-house risk managers and sports traders for over 100 sports. Ani Mkrtchyan, Digitain’s Chief Sales Officer, commented: “NZGM LLC is …

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Philippines’ PAGCOR to implement 5% GGR remittance reduction from April 

BetConstruct ventures to the Philippines with Jade SportsBet deal

Alejandro H Tengco, the Chair and CEO of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), has announced the reduction of gross gaming revenue (GGR) remittance rate for online and on-site betting.  The changes by the state gaming regulator are expected to come into force on 1 April with the goal of attracting more foreign investments into the Philippines’ gaming sector.  …

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AI picks up speed against match-fixing in latest Sportradar integrity report

SBC News AI picks up speed against match-fixing in latest Sportradar integrity report

Sportradar’s Integrity Services unit has released its latest anti-corruption report on suspicious betting activity spanning throughout 2023. For that year alone, the match-fixing prevention specialist managed to monitor around 850,000 events and matches across 70 sports with the help of AI. A total of 1,329 matches were lit up as suspicious, constituting 11 sports across 105 countries. This rate ‘remains …

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SBC Summit Tbilisi: 2024 Promises Growth and a Deep-Dive into Eastern Europe & Central Asia

SBC News SBC Summit Tbilisi: 2024 Promises Growth and a Deep-Dive into Eastern Europe & Central Asia

SBC Summit Tbilisi is poised to reclaim the spotlight on 25-26 June at the Sheraton Grand Tbilisi Metechi Palace, marking its early return after a highly successful inaugural edition in October 2023. 1,500 senior sports betting and iGaming executives will reconvene in the heart of Georgia’s capital, to solidify their foothold in the promising markets of Eastern Europe and Central …

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Stake and UFC to offer exclusive social content to fans in Asia

IMG supports Euro expansion of bet365’s UFC partnership

Stake has announced a new partnership with UFC which covers the Asian region. The deal will see the sportsbook offer co-branded promotions and VIP experiences in order to enhance its betting experience in the continent. Stake will also collaborate with the UFC on co-branded content on each side’s digital and social media channels with UFC fighters present. One of these …

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Philippines bust 12 people in alleged illegal gambling circle

SBC News Philippines bust 12 people in alleged illegal gambling circle

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has arrested 12 people on suspicion of illegal online gaming operations. With the conclusion of a month-long investigation, PAGCOR Chairman and CEO, Alejandro H. Tengco, announced that the suspects were apprehended in Parañaque City with the help of the National Capital Region Police Office and the cybercrime unit of the Philippine National Police. …

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