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Genius Sports strikes data partnership with Canadian Football League

Genius Sports and the Canadian Football League (CFL) have entered into a commercial data partnership, granting the company exclusive content for international sports betting operators. Predicted to come into effect in January 2022, the agreement will enable Genius to leverage  CFL data and video content for commercial purposes including for its sportsbook partners – building on its betting distribution deals …

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Dutch KSA penalises licensed operator for ‘misleading’ advertising

The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Dutch Gambling Authority, has issued its first sanction against operator licensed under the KOA Act for sports betting advertising breaches.  Accusing the unnamed company of using misleading advertising to promote its sports betting offering, the KSA statted that the firm had placed ‘so-called odds’ on a site containing news about football. By clicking on a quote …

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GamCare pledges support to global #HearHer Campaign 

GamCare has showcased its support for the #HearHer global campaign, to end gender-based violence for all people who identify as female.  The #HearHer campaign was officially launched by Women’s Aid on 25 November and called on counterpart charities to promote 16-days of activism against gender-based violence. Finishing today (10 December) on ‘Human Rights Day’ –  Women’s Aid has pledged for …

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GiG to power Grupo Slots online sportsbook and casino operations

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has secured an agreement with prominent Argentine gaming firm Grupo Slots, powering the launch of the latter’s online sports betting and casino operations.  Designed using GiG’s front-end framework, Grupo Slot’s Jugadon.bet.ar web-based service will target bettors in Buenos Aires. The duo received approval from the city’s gambling authorities on 9 March 2021, obtaining one of seven …

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Raketech secures new US vision by completing ATS buyout

Raketech Plc has significantly expanded it’s US wagering media and affiliate publishing network by completing its acquisition of ATS Consultants for $15.5 million. Announced on 9 November, the transformative deal will see Raketech take control of ATS North American sports portfolio, which includes the leading tipster communities of Winnersandwhiners.com, as well as Statsalt.com and Pickpapa.com.  The agreed purchase price for …

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KSA adopts new Safer Gambling message for Dutch online gambling  

Dutch KOA licensed online gambling operators have been ordered to adopt the new safer gambling tagline of – “What does gambling cost you? Stop on time. +18”.  Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulator, has informed licensed betting firms that the tagline must be visible across all websites, advertising and marketing campaigns as of 1 April 2022 (the deadline for enforcement).   …

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Slotegrator: Where is igaming’s ‘open window’ in LatAm?

A new ebook released by Slotegrator has found that Latin America – a region now more commonly home to rapid economic development and regulatory overhaul – presents a whole host of opportunities for those looking to expand their global footprint. Slotegrator wrote the following account for SBC News about why interest has piqued in many of the region’s emerging markets, …

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FDJ Gaming Solutions strikes retail distribution deal with Veikkaus Oy

FDJ Gaming Solutions, in collaboration with Carrus Gaming, has secured a retail distribution agreement with Finnish state-owned gambling monopoly Veikkaus Oy. As a result of the link-up, FDJ will provide Veikkaus Oy with its digital development platform (DDP) and image analysis in order to inform development of the operator’s terminal application. The new application will function independently on Carrus Gaming’s …

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Codere Online to commence Buenos Aires operations

Codere Online has confirmed that it will offer its web-based sports betting and casino products in Buenos Aires after receiving a licence from the city’s gambling regulator. Under the terms of a five-year licence approved by the Lotería de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (LOTBA), Codere Online will be able to provide online gambling services via computer, tablet and mobile …

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