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FSB and SBC Webinars present: Is Your Platform Prepared for the Ultimate 18 Months of Sports Betting?

FSB Webinar

The SBC Webinars series continues on Tuesday 25 May when FSB hosts Is Your Platform Prepared for the Ultimate 18 Months of Sports Betting? The pandemic-enforced rescheduling of the international sporting calendar has created a programme of major events that are set to be one of the busiest periods sportsbook operators have ever experienced. Sports fans can look forward to …

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Alpha Affiliates adds sportsbook platform to Gunsbet Casino


Alpha Affiliates will be adding a sportsbook to more of its igaming brands after rolling out the first for Gunsbet Casino, powered by the SoftSwiss platform. Gunsbet Casino is the flagship site for the casino affiliate program, which services more than one million players across 11 brands, backed by 8,000 affiliate partners. Three of these brands – Roku, Savarona and …

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GAN lauds Coolbet asset outperforming all expectations

Malta-registered sports betting operator Coolbet has ‘outperformed expectations’ according to GAN Plc’s Q1 2021 financial update, delivering $14.3 million in revenue. GAN closed its acquisition of Coolbet in January 2021, integrating the firm’s sports betting technology and operations, with the long-term goal of leveraging the Estonian operator’s capabilities and experience to enhance its position in the US market. Under the …

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Genius secures BAL data partnership to enhance presence in global basketball

Genius Sports has maintained its strategy of global expansion by  securing a partnership with the Basketball Africa League (BAL), taking on the responsibilities of Official Provider of Real Time BAL Statistics. A long time data partner of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and its 200-member leagues and federations, Genius will build on its presence in the sports via the new …

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High Court sets date for Football Index fund distribution hearing

The High Court of Justice for England and Wales has set 19 May to 21 May as the date for the hearing regarding the distribution of funds from Football Index’s player protection account. There is currently a balance of £4.5 million in the player protection account, although £3.2 million is owed to customers who still have money in their Football …

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LVision pens exclusive distribution deal with LSports

LSports has been named as the sole distributor for all LVision products for the next two years after the duo signed a new exclusivity agreement. The partnership will cover all of LVision’s existing sports data products and solutions, in addition to all future products.  “I believe the deal with LSports is a great fit,” said Ido Lazar, LVision Founder and …

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Sportradar expands NBC partnership with new data agreement

Sportradar has secured a data and content agreement with NBC Sports Regional Networks, providing the media outlet with a range of solutions and offerings to enhance viewer engagement. The new agreement builds on the data collection and analytics firm’s existing relationship with NBC Sports Regional Networks, where it most recently produced an alternative betting broadcast of a Chicago Bulls fixture …

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Setka Cup opens new table tennis tournament location in Prague


The Setka Cup table tennis tournament is now active in the European Union after opening a new location in Prague, Czech Republic, adding to the rooms it had used in Ukraine across Kyiv, Dnipro and Lviv. The international platform, powered by BETER, is now played across 12 rooms with a total area of 3,487 sq. meters. It currently consists of …

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Stakers application to appeal licence suspension refused

Online betting and casino brand Stakers has seen the dismissal of its appeal against the initial suspension  of its UK gambling licence. First-Tier Tribunal Judge Aleksander issued a written decision dismissing Stakers’ appeal against the suspension of its licence this morning. The firm’s initial application to appeal had been refused by the Tribunal, and so by the time of the …

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FDJ appoints Andy Wright as new CEO of Sporting Group  

Groupe FDJ has confirmed the inbound appointment of Andy Wright as Chief Executive of Sporting Group, the sports betting technology unit of the Paris-listed gambling group. Wright will replace Sporting Group CEO Simon Trim, who has chosen to end his 23-year association with the company where he has spent the last five years as Chief Executive, leading the technology group …

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