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FUN88 celebrates decade partnership with Tottenham Hotspur

SBC News FUN88 celebrates decade partnership with Tottenham Hotspur

FUN88 has renewed its agreement with North London football club Tottenham Hotspur,  as its official betting partner in Latin America and Asia. On the 10th anniversary of the partnership, FUN88 will continue its work with Tottenham across a series of activations to engage with fans in both mature and emerging Latin American and Asian markets. The collaboration will also leverage an increasing number …

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Playtech stands by Aristocrat deal as Gopher eyes bidding war

SBC News Playtech stands by Aristocrat deal as Gopher eyes bidding war

Playtech Plc has responded to media speculation regarding a counterbid that existing shareholder Gopher Investments will table to take control of the FTSE250 gambling technology group. This Sunday, Sky News reported that Gopher – a Hong Kong-based investment vehicle that maintains a 5% shareholding in Playtech – will launch an expected £3 billion counteroffer, triggering a bidding war against ASX …

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Entain provides ‘unique’ content and experiences to F1 fans

SBC News Entain provides ‘unique’ content and experiences to F1 fans

Entain is providing customers of its gaming brands with ‘unique’ experiences and media content, whilst promising special access for Formula 1 fans through its PartyCasino and partypoker brands. International TV ads will run from now to the end of the season in mid-December, initially in the UK, promising customers special access to the McLaren F1 team through PartyCasino and partypoker, …

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Europe accounts for 169 betting alerts in GLMS Q3 update

SBC News Europe accounts for 169 betting alerts in GLMS Q3 update

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has identified 358 suspicious sports betting alerts throughout the third quarter of 2021, with Europe accounting for the majority of alerts. Publishing its Q3 update, the GLMS reported that it was alerted to 169 cases of suspicious wagering activity in Europe – a trend which was demonstrated in its Q1 2021 report earlier this …

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TAB secures Australia-facing NBA partnership

SBC News TAB secures Australia-facing NBA partnership

TAB has moved to strengthen its brand visibility in its home market, becoming the official wagering partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in Australia. The partnership will see TAB and the NBA collaborate on production of an Australia-facing version of the league’s betting focused alternate telecast, NBABet Stream, marking the service’s debut outside of the US. Additionally, TAB will …

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M88 expands esports offering via BETER partnership

BETER will extend its footprint across the Asian market after teaming up with M88 to enhance the sportsbook’s esports coverage.

BETER will extend its footprint across the Asian market after teaming up with M88 to enhance the sportsbook’s esports coverage.  Through the new partnership, BETER will distribute its portfolio of 30,000+ global esports tournament events as well as content from 200,000 ESportsBattle matches each year.   BETER will also provide M88 with customised quarter markets, including live streams, data, odds and …

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IBIA records 14% decrease in suspicious sports fixtures

SBC News IBIA records 14% decrease in suspicious sports fixtures

The number of suspicious sports matches has declined by 14%, according to the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). Publishing its Q3 2021 report, the IBIA reported 65 cases of suspicious betting activity to relevant authorities, as opposed to 76 during the corresponding time period one year prior. Geographically, Europe accounted for 60% of all alerts during the third quarter of …

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FIBA signs global sports betting partnership with J9

SBC News FIBA signs global sports betting partnership with J9

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has named Philippines-based sports betting and gaming operator J9 as its new global partner until 2024. Under the terms of the agreement, J9 will gain commercial rights across FIBA competitions, including the men’s and women’s FIBA Continental Cups, the FIBA Womens’ Basketball World Cup 2022 and the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023. Identifying globalisation as …

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bwise Media: Brazil the priority but new opportunities emerge

SBC News bwise Media: Brazil the priority but new opportunities emerge

Building on a strong footprint in Brazil remains a key priority for global marketing agency bwise Media, but it also has eyes firmly set on emerging and ‘freshly’ regulated gambling markets across the world. bwise Media delivers igaming advertisers with highly targeted inventory on the most relevant sports platforms and social channels, but also owns a collection of its own …

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