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IMG partners CricViz for West Indies data and streaming rights

SBC News IMG partners CricViz for West Indies data and streaming rights

IMG ARENA, in partnership with cricket data and analytics provider CricViz, has secured the exclusive global data and streaming rights for Cricket West Indies. The sports data and technology supplier will capture official data from over 450 matches across the West Indies Men’s and Women’s national teams, West Indies Under 19, West Indies Academy and various domestic leagues. Notably, this …

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PA Betting Services and iRace Media: a game-changing deal for Racing

SBC News PA Betting Services and iRace Media: a game-changing deal for Racing

In October, content and sports betting data supplier PA Betting Services announced the acquisition of racing data provider iRace Media. SBC speaks exclusively to PA Betting Services’ Director Eugene Delaney and iRace Media’s Founder and CEO Steve Levar about the opportunities the deal presents for both sides, the structure of the combined group and how it could potentially grow with …

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M88 Mansion steps up MENA expansion as Icons Series sponsor

SBC News M88 Mansion steps up MENA expansion as Icons Series sponsor

M88 Mansion has been named the official sportsbook partner of the Icons Series Golf Tournament for the MENA edition. Taking place 23-24 February 2024, the exclusive sponsorship sees the Asian betting company work with the golf tournament as it aims to continue its growth and expansion globally and further its offering at the Yas Links Golf Course. Head of Marketing …

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ESI & SMH Sports forge partnership to command Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Middle East

SBC News ESI & SMH Sports forge partnership to command Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Middle East

 In a move set to make waves in the gaming and esports world, London based Esports Insider and SMH Global, with its HQ in Tbilisi, Georgia, have announced a strategic collaboration aimed at conquering the realms of esports and gaming in  Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Middle East. Sam Cooke, Co-Founder and MD of Esports Insider said of the news: …

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SKS365 takes ‘urgent’ environmental action with PlanetGreen365 program

SBC News SKS365 takes ‘urgent’ environmental action with PlanetGreen365 program

SKS365 has announced that a corporate forest of 1,000 trees has been planted as part of the PlanetGreen365 corporate sustainability program.  This is the first initiative that the Italian market operator has completed in its plan to promote environmental sustainability and support rural communities in different parts of the world. The trees were planted across Latin America, Africa and Asia. …

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Raketech stands by elevated 2023 targets as media is refreshed by Casumba M&A

SBC News Raketech stands by elevated 2023 targets as media is refreshed by Casumba M&A

Raketech Plc remains on track to deliver its best year in business to investors, underscored by its enlarged media network integrating the new assets of Casumba Media. Publishing its Q3 trading results, Nasdaq OMX-listed Raketech achieved its elevated target, generating corporate revenues of €21.5m, up 66% on 2022 comparatives of €13m. Headline growth was achieved despite Raketech countering a ‘slower …

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NeoGames ‘making progress’ towards full Aristocrat integration

Genius Q3 YTD revenue up

NeoGames remains committed to and confident in continued sustainable growth despite a slowdown in revenue during Q3, which the group attributed to UK and Germany hurdles. The igaming and ilottery supplier reported total revenues, including its share in NeoPollard Interactive – another share is held by Pollard Banknote – at $63.3m, a 14% drop on Q3 2023 revenue of $73.3m. …

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“This is just the beginning” as World Pool experiences record 2023

SBC News “This is just the beginning” as World Pool experiences record 2023

World Pool has closed its season with a 24% year-on-year increase in turnover totalling HK$7.4bn. The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC)-owned operation started and finished at Flemington Racecourse in Australia, and reached out to eight countries for a total of 222 races (up from 154 races in 2022), making it a record-breaking 2023. Michael Fitzsimons, Executive Director, Wagering Products of …

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Bayes Esports and Team Snowball address the challenge of going global

Bayes Esports Team Snowball

Team Snowball’s CEO, Yun Hyeon Yoon, and Ahilleas Papantos, Director of Partnerships, Bayes Esports, talk partnerships, South Korean esports and the roll out of fan engagement solutions to a global audience.  Firstly, Ahilleas, can you tell us a bit about how this partnership with Team Snowball came about?  Ahilleas Papantos: Prior to joining Bayes Esports as the Director of Partnerships, …

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A Remarkable Debut for SBC and SMH – SBC Summit Tbilisi Proves a Triumph

A Remarkable Debut for SBC and SMH - SBC Summit Tbilisi Proves a Triumph

More than 1,000 delegates gathered at the Sheraton Grand Metechi Palace in Georgia last week (23-24 October) for the first-ever SBC Summit Tbilisi, a conference and exhibition that encompassed Georgia and surrounding regions, including Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Balkans. The event was organised in partnership with the prominent Georgia-based iGaming and sports management company SMH Global, who first …

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