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efbet completes product puzzle through deVRealm purchase

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Sportsbook and casino operator efbet believes it has found the “missing puzzle piece” to extend its market leader status in Bulgaria. The operator has become a majority shareholder in deVRealm, a tech startup based in Sofia, in a deal which will help efbet to take back control of its product roadmap. A ‘pilot’ project for deVRealm, efbet’s new platform will …

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Singular selects Claudio Overend as legal and compliance lead

iGaming platform provider Singular has continued to strengthen its leadership team after confirming the appointment of Claudio Overend as the new Head of Legal and Compliance. Overend joins Singular after four years at EveryMatrix, where he held a position as a Senior Legal Counsel. He began his career as an associate lawyer at Aequitas Legal before joining the iGaming industry, …

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Smarkets: Biden clear DNC leader after remarkable comeback

Winning 10 of 14 states in Super Tuesday’s DNC Primary sees former US Vice President Joe Biden achieve a remarkable campaign turnaround. Updating all US 2020 markets, betting exchange Smarkets has priced Biden as current market leader (1.17), giving Uncle Joe an 85% chance of winning the DNC ticket. A Biden comeback proved to be yet another ‘Super Tuesday surprise’, …

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CasinoBeats Malta on track for 24-26 March

International gaming event organiser SBC Events has confirmed that its CasinoBeats Malta conference, being held at the InterContinental Hotel in Malta, will go ahead on 24-26 March as planned.  Rasmus Sojmark, CEO of SBC Events, explained: “There is obviously great concern around the globe about the outbreak of the Corona virus and the uncertainty that builds up as a result …

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The Tote, Jockey Club Racecourses and Britbet launch ‘Tote Guarantee’

The UK Tote Group, Jockey Club Racecourses and Britbet have agreed that the new ‘Tote Guarantee’ will be made available to punters at next week’s Cheltenham Festival. The Tote Guarantee will ensure that The Tote will at least match the industry Starting Price (SP), with the chance to exceed the SP if the pool price is bigger on all win …

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Sportradar serves legal challenge to Betgenius and FDC deal

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Sportradar has served legal proceedings against Betgenius and Football DataCo (FDC) in relation to the current structure for the licensing and distribution of live data from FDC football leagues for betting purposes.  Last May, the Genius Sports subsidiary was appointed by FDC as the ‘exclusive live data supplier’ for the English Premier League (EPL), English Football League (EFL) and Scottish …

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Highlight Games inks new partnership with Microgame S.p.A

London-based video virtual sports specialist Highlight Games has agreed to supply its virtual sports products to Microgame S.p.A after securing a new partnership with the Italian platform provider.  The agreement will see Highlight Games offer its Soccerbet product featuring Italian and English games in league and single match formats, as well as the NBA Last 60 across Microgame’s retail, online …

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Polish trade body urges ministers to rethink gambling regime for a modern economy

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Polish gambling trade body Polska Izba Gospodarcza Branży Rozrywkowej (PIGBRiB) has published a report outlining comprehensive changes to the nation’s online and land-based gambling frameworks.     PIGBRiB has issued its report to Warsaw’s SEJM, Poland’s lower house, branding the Polish Treasury’s gambling enforcements of 2017 as ‘non-viable’ for a growing modern economy. In 2016, Poland’s governing PiS National Conservative Party sanctioned the Treasury …

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Countdown to Cheltenham: Fitzdares on boosting engagement ahead of The Festival

There’s less than a week to go in the Countdown to Cheltenham, and the racing industry has turned its attention to the runners and riders which are tipped for success.  Speaking to William Woodhams, CEO of Fitzdares, he told SBC that the pre-Festival events such as The Fitzdares Club have been key in boosting engagement with the four-day event for …

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IBIA links with arbitration bodies to agree dispute resolution procedure

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has secured a new agreement with arbitration bodies eCOGRA and the Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS). Under the terms of the partnership, the trio will focus upon implementing measures that will ‘inform and advance the customer betting dispute resolution decision-making process’. It will primarily consider circumstances where customer winnings are not paid for the …

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