Sportsbook

‘Incomplete mandate’ sees AGCOM expand Italian sponsorship window

In a surprise move, Italy’s communications agency AGCOM has issued an official statement to Italian football clubs, detailing that betting/gambling shirt sponsorships can continue until July 2019. AGCOM’s statement follows an appeal issued by Serie A governance, who last week demanded that Italy’s Ministry for Economic Development, clarify betting sponsorship restrictions set-out in Lega-5Star’s ‘Dignity Decree’, which football stakeholders have …

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Daniel Graetzer launches Carousel seeking to deliver ‘superior customer-driven experiences’

In 2019 the industry welcomes new incumbent Carousel Group, an ambitious start-up seeking to deliver fresh dynamics, thinking and propositions within multiple regulated sports betting markets. Based out of Madrid Spain, Carousel is led by Founder and CEO Daniel Graetzer, a seasoned executive in industry commercial development and venture financing. This morning, an ambitious Carousel announces that it is in …

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Sky Bet promotes ‘trusted hand’ Ben Wright to lead safer gambling agenda

The new executive team of Sky Betting & Gaming (Sky Bet) has moved to create a new in-house role focusing on developing safer gambling directives, procedures, schemes and communications. Sky Bet, the new online sportsbook property of Toronto TSX-listed The Stars Group Inc, has developed the senior management role of ‘Head of Safer Gambling’, which will be fronted by Ben …

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Sportradar extends Portuguese Football partnership

Sportradar and the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) have announced the renewal and extension of the pair’s exclusive integrity partnership for three further years with the newly-created Liga Reveleção, now part of the agreement. As part of the existing partnership with the FPF, Sportradar Integrity Services already monitored the third-tier Campeonato de Portugal football division, the first and second rounds of …

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Kambi continues US charge with Parx Casino sportsbook launch

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Kambi has added another string to its US bow, after launching the on-property sportsbook of the largest gaming property in Pennsylvania, Parx Casino. Coming after two days of testing observed by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the decision to signal the green light means the betting platform and systems provider powers three of the state’s four live sportsbooks. Matthew Cullen, …

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FanDuel extends GAN contract for ‘rapid US deployments’

London-listed, US market turnkey systems provider GAN Plc has this morning communicated the ‘signing of a material long-term contract’ significantly expanding its existing relationship with FanDuel Group. Updating the market, GAN governance details that the company will act as FanDuel’s platform for ‘rapid internet casino deployments’. Furthermore, GAN’s platform provisions will be utilised by FanDuel as lead player management systems …

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Fitzdares boosts digital muscle with FSB upgrades

UK Private bookmaker Fitzdares has confirmed that it has upgraded its online sportsbook and casino properties, utilising FSB Tech as its lead platform provider. Updating the market, FSB has integrated its flexible sports-betting solutions across the Fitzdares services, which features a highly-customisable new app, enhancing the bookmaker’s user experience and customer engagements. Delivering a key project, the FSB upgrades have …

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NZRB launches new betting portal with OpenBet technology

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The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) has hailed a ‘new era for Kiwi punters’ after launching its long-awaited fixed odds betting portal. Operating under the ‘New Zealand TAB’ domain – www.TAB.co.nz, the new racing platform is powered by Scientific Games’ OpenBet as lead systems provider, supported by Paddy Power Betfair. Launching TAB NZ’s new property, NZRB Chief Executive John Allen stated that …

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UKGC reappoints Trevor Pearce to board of commissioners

Industry watchdog UK Gambling Commission has confirmed its reappointment of Trevor Pearce to the Board of Commissioners for a second term of four years, from July 1 2019 to June 30 2023. Pearce has 40 years of prior experience in law enforcement with the Kent County Constabulary as well as  the National Crime Squad, Serious Organised Crime Agency, and National …

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SafeComply aims to deliver ‘SafeGuard – one touch compliance’ in 2019

Industry-specific, compliance software ‘SafeComply’ will launch this 2019, seeking to help industry stakeholders meet new compliance requirements and standards. The new software incumbent is founded by former Betsson AB Group Counsel Abby Rachel Cosgrave, who states that in 2019 industry operators will have to adjust to new compliance demands set across multiple jurisdictions. Cosgrave warns leadership, that the stakes are …

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