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Rank adds finance expert Chew Seong Aun as a corporate advisor

SBC News Rank adds finance expert Chew Seong Aun as a corporate advisor

Rank Group Plc has announced a directorate change with Chew Seong Aun replacing Tang Hong Cheong as a company non-executive director. An expert in corporate finance, Seong Aun is the current group CFO and board member of Honk Kong-based private investment fund Guoco Group, the current majority shareholder of Rank Plc. Seong Aun has had a 30-year executive career in …

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Carsten Koerl joined by three regional CEOs in Sportradar reorganisation

Fresh Eight

Sportradar Group CEO Carsten Koerl will be supported by three regional CEOs in a company reorganisation, effective from 1 January 2021.  The new setup, explained Sportradar, provides it with more flexibility to support future growth, while enabling the business to operate in closer proximity to its end markets. The three new regional CEOs will be Arne Rees (North America), Werner …

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New SBC Digital India event announced with Taj Rummy as partner

SBC Digital India - Taj Rummy Sponsorship

SBC has announced details of a new online conference and exhibition for the Indian betting and gaming industry, SBC Digital India 2021, and a partnership with the country’s leading skill games company Taj Rummy.  The event on 20-21 January will bring together operators, suppliers, and affiliates with an interest in the Indian sports betting, skill games, fantasy sports, and casino …

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BBIN extends reach to Europe through Atletico Madrid deal

Atletico Madrid

BBIN has become the ‘Official iGaming Supplier Partner’ for Atletico Madrid in Asia, as part of a new agreement with the La Liga giants. The two parties will use their image to symbolise ‘that their passion and spirit is building a bridge between Europe and Asia’, according to a statement released by the software supplier. 10-time La Liga winners Atletico …

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Sportradar renews Hero ISL integrity commitment

Sportradar renews Hero ISL integrity commitment

Sportradar has added a multi-year extension to its agreement with India’s premier football league, the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL). Building on their original partnership, which was signed in 2016, Sportradar Integrity Services will monitor all matches using its Fraud Detection System (FDS) that identifies betting-related manipulation in sport. The FDS utilises algorithms, a substantial database of information and …

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Stats Perform agrees six-year WTA data deal with GVC Holdings

WTA - (200229) -- DOHA, Feb. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Ashleigh Barty of Australia hits a return during the women's singles semi-final match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic at the 2020 WTA Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, Feb. 28, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)

Stats Perform has backed up its landmark data deal with the WTA Tour by reaching a six-year agreement with GVC Holdings, soon to become Entain Plc. As part of the deal, it will provide a new and exclusive, official WTA tennis data service enabling in-play bets to be placed across GVC, whose sportsbook brands include bwin, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, …

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Indian watchdog urges members to adopt new standards on advertising real money games

SBC News Indian watchdog urges members to adopt new standards on advertising real money games

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has published its first set of guidelines on responsible advertising with regards to promoting ‘real-money gaming’. The non-governmental body has advised its members to exercise caution when promoting real money games, an advertising segment deemed to be high-risk by the watchdog.  ASIC maintains that its guidelines aim to develop a safe and coherent …

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Square in the Air to lead international PR of Saudi Cup 2021

SBC News Square in the Air to lead international PR of Saudi Cup 2021

Square in the Air has won a major client account, having been appointed as the lead PR agency of the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia’s forthcoming ‘Saudi Cup 2021‘ festival. The industry specialist PR agency will lead international media relations, communications and outreach for the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia’s marquee event recognised as global horseracing’s most valuable fixture.  The …

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IBIA records highest suspicious betting figures for Q3 2020

SBC News IBIA records highest suspicious betting figures for Q3 2020

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has identified and reported 76 incidents of suspicious betting issued to respective authorities during the third quarter of 2020.  The betting alerts covered seven different sports and found the most cases in football and tennis, which each held 25 incidents, making up 66% of the total.  Meanwhile, the IBIA revealed that esports followed closely …

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