Europe

Paddy Power pays out on City winning the title

Ahead of this Sunday’s eagerly awaited derby clash, bookmakers Paddy Power have already taken the bold decision to pay out on City winning the title. With an eight point lead at the top of the table, many pundits believe that a City victory at Old Trafford on Sunday will all but end the title race, however Mourinho’s United side come …

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Intralot secures further Greek OPAP lead lottery supplier extension

Updating the market, Athens-listed lottery and gaming systems provider Intralot has confirmed that it has secured a three-year extension to its lead lottery provisions arrangement with leading Greek market gambling operator OPAP. Intralot will continue to act as the main supplier of OPAP’s ‘numerical lottery products’ and related services. The partnership extensions will see Intralot upgrade OPAP’s lottery management platform, …

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Sports stars help launch Betsafe’s Walk of Adversity

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A host of global sports stars are the focus of a new Betsafe integrated advertising campaign titled ‘The Walk of Adversity.’ A number of brand ambassadors are amongst those featured in the ad, and include MMA star Conor McGregor, boxer Tony Bellew, jockey Sam Twiston-Davies plus a smattering of stars from Rugby Union outfit Saracens and football side Manchester City. …

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SBC’s on the ball: Newcastle United, Euro 2020 and the Kuwaiti national team

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition breaks down the progress of  takeover talks at Newcastle United, and looks at the repercussions of the World Cup failure of the USA.  ____________________ Gulati opts not to seek re-election after World Cup failure The US Soccer …

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bettingexpert: Spurs fans enjoy European success on Unibet

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Tottenham Hotspur might be experiencing a wobble in the Premier League, but their Champions League matches are proving to be a hit on bettingexpert, particularly with odds from Unibet. Two of the top four matches on the bettingexpert tipster community in November featured Mauricio Pochettino’s side, including their Dele Alli inspired victory over Real Madrid at Wembley and a 2-1 …

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Paddy Power Betfair Joins the ‘All-in Diversity Project’ as founding industry participant

FTSE listed betting group Paddy Power Betfair Plc (PPB) has announced that it has partnered with industry workplace diversity program ‘All-in Diversity Project’, as the company seeks to lead the sector in employee equality and inclusion directives. The All-in Diversity Project is an industry-driven, not-for-profit initiative which aims to deliver new benchmark and best practices for diversity in the global betting …

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Calls for companies to provide gambling support backed

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Asian sports betting and online casino company LeTou, the gaming shirt sponsor of Premier League side Swansea City, has backed calls for professional sportsman to receive problem gambling education and support. The Professional Players Federation (PPF) and GambleAware has called for added guidance to be provided, with the PPF urging bookmakers to ensure any sponsorship agreements include a provision for …

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Yggdrasil Gaming takes first steps into multiplayer bingo

An expansion into the multiplayer bingo world is on the cards for Yggdrasil Gaming, with a new product announcement allowing operators to add an extra dimension to its current offerings. Expanding on its casino solutions range, Yggdrasil’s bingo product, a mobile first, aims to offer players a “flexible and modern bingo experience” and is set to be provided across tablet …

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Anger as European Commission drops all gambling infringement proceedings

The gambling industry has been left out in the cold by the European Commission, which has announced today that it will be focusing its time and effort on only the most serious infringements of EU law – meaning that all the currently pending infringement proceedings involving gambling have now been dropped. Challenging EU law has been a very active area …

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Quickspin extends into Romanian market

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Video slots developers Quickspin is to make its Romanian market debut courtesy of a new deal with NetBet. The Swedish games studio, which forms part of the Playtech family, is set to provide its full portfolio of games to the provider, as it extends its market reach. Daniel Lindberg, Quickspin CEO, explained how Romania’s regulated iGaming market presented the company …

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