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Betsson Group integrates Betgenius’ streaming offering

Betsson Group has signed an expanded sportsbook content deal with Betgenius which will see the operator integrate the sports betting data and platform provider’s streaming service. Under the agreement, Betsson Group’s portfolio of brands will add Betgenius live streams for a range of sports, including football, basketball, tennis and volleyball. In addition, the data and platform provider will supply live …

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CampoBet becomes official sponsor of Champions Hockey League in Sweden

CampoBet has been named the exclusive sponsor of the Champions Hockey League (CHL) in Sweden after securing a three year deal with one of ice hockey’s most watched tournaments. As a result of the deal, CampoBet’s logo will appear on rink boards and media backdrops in Sweden during the television broadcasts during the 2020-21 season.  Moreover, the betting operators branding …

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Stats Perform renews Matchroom Multi Sport and PDC TV events deal

Stats Perform will retain the worldwide exclusive live betting streaming rights for Matchroom Multi Sport and PDC TV events after the data supplier extended its partnership with the sporting event promotions company. The five-year deal, which builds upon a long-term partnership between Stats Perform and Matchroom, will cover some of the biggest tournaments in sport from the Mosconi Cup, World …

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Creation of independent Irish regulator delayed until 2021

The creation of an Irish gambling regulator has been delayed until ‘at least 2021’ according to Justice Minister Helen McEntee. In May 2019, the Irish government’s proposals to establish an independent gambling regulator to oversee the licencing of all gambling operators received the ‘full backing’ of the industry.  According to Fine Gael TD David Stanton, a junior minister at the …

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Alberto Garzon: October marks a new era for Spanish gambling beyond sponsorship restrictions

La Liga football clubs have been placed in direct conflict with Spain’s Ministry of Consumer Affairs having renewed their betting sponsorships and partnerships ahead of the imminent enforcement of Spain’s federal Royal Decree on Advertising. This weekend, as La Liga commenced its 2020/2021 season, Alberto Garzon – Spain’s Minister of Consumer Affairs -lambasted football clubs for purposely undermining the Decree’s …

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NFL names 888sport as UK betting partner

888sport has scored a first-of-its-kind partnership with the National Football League (NFL), making the gambling company the NFL’s first ever official sports betting partner in the UK & Ireland. As part of the deal, 888sport has also become the official sports betting partner of the Super Bowl and the official sports betting partner of the NFL London Games during the …

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Ilya Machavariani: Best international practices a priority for CIS region

Best international practices are high on the agenda for the CIS countries looking to legalise sports betting, according to Ilya Machavariani, head of Russian and CIS gambling and gaming practice at Dentons. Speaking as part of the ‘CIS & the Balkans – The next big thing?’ panel on day two of the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital, Machavariani gave an …

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M88 strikes multi-year La Liga regional betting partnership

M88 has been named as La Liga’s regional betting partner in Asia after signing a multi-year partnership with the Spanish football competition. The commercial agreement will run until the end of 2024 and will see the online betting platform collaborate with La Liga to produce exclusive content to grow the competition’s reputation in Asia, while also increasing fan engagement opportunities …

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Coingaming Group eyes further growth with leadership reshuffle

Coingaming Group has ‘ushered in a new chapter’ after confirming the appointment of a new CEO and COO in addition to an expansion of the group. Former COO Maarja Pärt will assume the role of CEO. As part of the role, Part will place an increased focus on the Sportsbet.io, Bitcasino.io and Slots.io brands. Commenting on the new role, Pärt …

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SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital: South American high hopes require concrete actions

Following 2020’s disrupted proceedings, leadership eyes have turned to 2021 to see whether LatAm governments will finally deliver on their regulated market agendas for sports betting.  As part of an evening deep dive on LatAm’s regulatory roadmap and political developments Kristal Rovira, Research Director of Americas for VIXIO, asked the panel whether any legislative progress has been achieved during 2020. …

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