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ICC rejects Al Jazeera match fixing allegations

Accusations of match fixing made by Qatari government-funded news outlet Al Jazeera have been dismissed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The allegations were initially made in the 2018 documentary ‘Cricket’s Match Fixers’ broadcast in May 2018, which claimed that two of India’s test matches – one against England in Chennai in 2017 and another against Australia in Ranchi in …

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7Mojos launches three live table games for Indian market

7Mojos

Online casino games provider 7Mojos has developed three of the most loved table games for the Indian market, each live streamed from its own in-house studios. 7Mojos is building a strong portfolio of live dealer content, having already produced nine games in just two years since launch – Roulette, Black Jack, Unlimited Black Jack, Baccarat, Lucky 6, Dragon Tiger, Andar …

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SoftSwiss boosts international reach with five new odds formats

SoftSwiss boosts international reach with five new odds formats

SoftSwiss has enhanced its sportsbook solution by adding British, Hong Kong, American, Indonesian and Malaysian odds types.  The solutions provider believes that the addition of new formats for betting odds will ‘boost the convenience and user-friendliness of the betting platform ahead of the summer’s large-scale sporting events’. Alexander Kamenetskyi, Product Owner of SoftSwiss Sportsbook, commented: “Our Sportsbook team is working …

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Raketech lowers Swedish dependency as growth diversifies to Japan and US

Raketech has reported strong growth across all core metrics for Q1 2021, recording an annual growth rate of 27% with market success in the US and Japan identified as key driving factors. Overall group revenues reached €8.3 million (Q1 2020: €6.5 million), whilst earnings derived from sports increased to 17% of group trading – representing an annual increase of 27%. …

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Pronet Gaming signs strategic agreement with Tenlot Group

Tenlot

Global lotteries operated by Tenlot Group, including World Lottery Association (WLA) members, can now utilise the turnkey omni-channel solution from Pronet Gaming. This is as a result of a strategic agreement with Tenlot Group, which will see the Pronet Gaming platform made available to major lottery suppliers around the world.  It marks a significant milestone for Pronet Gaming as it …

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Sportradar acquires InteractSport in third takeover of 2021

Sportardar has made its third commercial takeover of 2021 by acquiring InteractSport, which will allow the supplier to strengthen its data and content offering across Oceania and Asia. InteractSport is an official partner of Cricket Australia, and also provides services to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) – which will allow Sportradar to grow its presence across these markets, as …

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Sportradar expands Kyodo News partnership with multi-year deal

Sports betting data provider Sportradar has extended its collaboration with leading Japanese media outlet Kyodo News via a multi-year partnership with its subsidiary Kyodo News Digital, strengthening its position in the Asian market. Sportradar and Kyodo News initiated a working relationship in 2018, revolving around the supply and support of data from various international competitions, covering a range of sports …

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Japan begins discussions on creation of $65bn sports betting market

The government of Japan has reportedly begun internal discussions with regards to regulating sports betting on football and baseball events, according to the Financial Times. Should betting regulations on the two popular sports be liberalised, it would create a market totalling around $65 million according to FT sources with ‘direct knowledge of the situation’. The most popular form of betting …

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Sportradar to ‘uphold and protect’ WAFF sporting integrity

The West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) has joined Sportradar’s list of clients, utilising the firm’s services to ‘uphold and protect’ the integrity of regional tournaments. Sportradar’s Integrity Services Education and Prevention team will take an active role in the provision of educational material to key stakeholders in WAFF tournaments. This series of educational workshops will cover a diverse range of …

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