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Peru to lay legislative groundwork for launch of online sports betting regime

SBC News Peru to lay legislative groundwork for launch of online sports betting regime

Peru will become the latest South American country to review its national gambling laws, as Congress has unanimously approved a decree project that seeks to regulate and tax an online sports betting regime. Last week, the Finance Committee unanimously approved for peer Diana Gonzales’ decree project to be reviewed by the Congress of Peru. Gonzales’ a representative of the Social …

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Stats Perform: How to generate ‘the best analysis possible’ from FA Cup fixtures

SBC News Stats Perform: How to generate ‘the best analysis possible’ from FA Cup fixtures

Featuring 160 games and over 700 clubs from the top-tier to tenth division of the English football pyramid, the FA Cup poses unique challenges for data collection and analysis. Ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool, Stats Perform’s Sr. Data Editor & Audience Engagement Manager, Matt Furniss, disclosed the lengths data providers need to go to …

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ITP expands ‘presence and influence’ as Ruairi Boyle becomes CCO

SBC News ITP expands ‘presence and influence’ as Ruairi Boyle becomes CCO

Inside The Pocket (ITP) has hired Ruairi Boyle as its new Chief Commercial Officer, who joins from Playtech where he worked at a similar senior commercial capacity.  In an attempt to extend its ‘presence and influence’ throughout the industry, the free-to-play (F2P) aggregation platform explained that the new hire will be responsible for managing ITP’s existing partners. These include Low6,  …

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Sky Bet launches #StepUp campaign as EFL Play Offs commence

SBC News Sky Bet launches #StepUp campaign as EFL Play Offs commence

Sky Bet has launched its latest campaign as a partner of the English Football League (EFL), focusing on the upcoming Play Offs deciding the promotion hopes of several teams. The campaign, labelled #StepUp, will see the Flutter Entertainment betting and gaming brand continue the messaging around the play-offs it has displayed for the past three seasons. On-pitch activations and video …

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Super Group expands NYSE boardroom vision

SBC News Super Group expands NYSE boardroom vision

Super Group has moved to expand its corporate governance, focusing on active US market growth opportunities for its flagship Betway and Spin subsidiaries.  Three months following the firm’s NYSE debut, Super Group has announced the appointment of Natara Holloway and Jonathan Jossel to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.         A US pro-sports figurehead, Natara Holloway is the current VP …

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Nueva Codere recovery outlook bolstered by positive Q1 results

SBC News Nueva Codere recovery outlook bolstered by positive Q1 results

Nueva Codere has declared that it is on course to match its ‘pre-pandemic’ financial performance as the Spanish and LatAm gambling group begins to benefit from its corporate restructuring.  Trading in its new identity, following its delisting from the Madrid Bolsa and the demerger of the Codere Online unit – Nueva Codere has announced that it has achieved corporate revenues …

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Mr Green sees SEK 30m Swedish AML penalty appeal rejected 

SBC News Mr Green sees SEK 30m Swedish AML penalty appeal rejected 

Mr Green has had its appeal against Swedish gambling inspectorate Spelinspektionen rejected by the Administrative Court of Linköping. Last Summer, William Hill’s European online gambling subsidiary was fined penalties totalling SEK 31.5 million (€3.1m) by Spelinspektionen for ‘failing to comply with due diligence and AML duties in order to protect customers’. Spelinspektionen ordered Mr Green to pay a SEK 1.5 …

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Sportradar secures global Australian Ice Hockey League data rights

SBC News Sportradar secures global Australian Ice Hockey League data rights

Sportradar has entered into an agreement with the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL), covering audio-visual distribution rights and integrity operations.  The agreement, in place until the end of 2024, will see Sportradar distribute the AIHL’s data worldwide, with the exception of Australia and New Zealand, whilst also leveraging its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS). UFDS will be used for bet …

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Bayes Esports facilitates new growth opportunities with latest funding round

SBC News Bayes Esports facilitates new growth opportunities with latest funding round

Bayes Esports has closed its latest financing round of €6m, a cash injection that CEO Martin Dachselt believes will deliver sustainable growth for the company and help “professionalise the esports industry”. Last year, the Berlin-based esports company raised more than €10m, and this figure is expected to double over the course of the next 12 months. Among the main investors …

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GambleAware: ASA report ‘encouraging’ but ‘much more to be done’ on betting ads

SBC News GambleAware: ASA report ‘encouraging’ but ‘much more to be done’ on betting ads

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) published its report into children’s exposure to age restricted advertising yesterday focussed on gambling and alcohol products,  demonstrating a decline for both. Issuing its own update today, GambleAware has described the findings of the research as ‘encouraging’, but added that children were still exposed to be gambling marketing more than alcohol, and that it would …

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