Sport

Sportsbet.io secures Flamengo sponsorship deal

Coingaming Group’s cryptocurrency sportsbook Sportsbet.io has strengthened its presence in Brazillian football after securing a sponsorship agreement with Clube de Regatas do Flamengo.  Sportsbet.io has previously signed a three-month betting partnership with the club, which primarily focused on media and digital activations.  The extension to the agreement will see the sportsbook boost its investment into the sponsorship of the team, …

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Downes departs Dons following FA charge

English League One side AFC Wimbledon has parted company with manager Wally Downes after he was issued with a four-week suspension from all football-related activity following a breach of betting rules.  Announcing his departure, the club cited that a change of manager was the best route to retaining its upturn of results in recent weeks, whilst Downes has served a suspension.  …

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Tennis appoints risk expert Jonny Gray as first TIU chief executive

The Tennis Integrity Supervisory Board (TISB) has appointed Jonathan (Jonny) Gray as its first Chief Executive of its Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) after completing a global search. Gray is set to take leadership of the TIU in February 2020, leading professional tennis’ integrity units monitoring ITF, ATP, WTA and Grand Slam tournaments, as well as protecting the athletes. A 14-year executive in …

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STS adds Liga Siatkówki to Polish sports portfolio

STS has signed a sponsorship agreement with Polska Liga Siatkówki (PLS) which will see the Polish betting operator become the official partner and bookmaker of the league. The deal, which will last four seasons running until 2023, will see STS benefit from an advertising presence throughout the league’s fixtures, with its logo appearing during all matches as well as on …

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Revived PMU posts back-to-back racing growth

France’s Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) details confidence in its ‘revitalisation programme’ reporting consecutive growth quarters for its racing vertical. Updating PMU stakeholders this week, Chief Executive Cyril Linette revealed that French racing wagers during Q2 and Q3 trading had consecutively grown by 0.5% to €1.9 billion, an outcome that the PMU last witnessed in 2011. Despite a tough opening to …

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Racing Post B2B boosts bookmaker football packages

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Racing Post B2B has enhanced its operator ‘football content packages’, with the addition of further engagement features bringing punters closer to the action than ever before. Boosting bookmaker engagement, Racing Post B2B has strengthened its football content with the inclusion of confirmed line-ups, audio commentaries and new audio goal alerts. Furthermore, bookmakers will have access to pre-match expert analysis provided …

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Parimatch extends Apoel FC sponsorship deal

Parimatch has extended its sponsorship deal with Cypriot First Division champions APOEL Football Club for the fourth consecutive season. As part of the renewed sponsorship deal, the Parimatch logo will continue to be printed on the front of the APOEL FC players match jersey, with the partners also continuing to work together on charitable and community-led initiatives.  Sergey Portnov, CEO …

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InsiderSport: On The Ball – ITV plans its Champions League return

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on ITV pending battle to regain Champions League coverage,  Raheem Sterling’s latest commercial success and Tim Howard’s history-making role with Everton FC. ___________________  ITV eyes UCL battle rights with BT Sport UK free to …

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BetWarrior makes its ‘Para Play’ with Remo & Paysandu fan partnerships

New online sportsbook BetWarrior has secured its first football partnerships with Paraense State (North Brazil) teams Clube do Remo and Paysandu Sport. Complying with current Brazilian gambling regulatory frameworks, BetWarrior details that it has formed ‘fan-focused partnerships‘ with the two clubs, who compete in the ‘Campeonato Paraense’ state league. BetWarrior’s partnerships will allow fans of Remo and Paysandu to place …

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JBO scores Bologna FC sponsorship agreement

JBO has boosted its European presence after signing a new sponsorship agreement with Serie A club Bologna FC, which will see the operator named as the club’s regional betting partner for Asia.  The operator’s portfolio already includes already includes title sponsorship of the Dota 2 esports property, the JBO Asian Masters League, with this latest acquisition of Bologna allowing JBO to acquire a …

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