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Statscore expands data offering in LatAm football

SBC News Statscore expands data offering in LatAm football

Statscore has announced the expansion of its LatAm football coverage, including key match events. In detail, the extended coverage includes a range of significant football match events such as goals, assists, corners, offsides, shots on/off target, yellow cards, attacks, substitutions and throw-ins. The coverage will now include competitions from countries such as Argentina and Brazil, among others. Adam Dzialach, Product …

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SportyBet ad with Real Madrid stars to ‘inspire bettors’ across Africa

SBC News SportyBet ad with Real Madrid stars to ‘inspire bettors’ across Africa

SportyBet – the official partner of Real Madrid in Africa – has launched an ad featuring three of Real Madrid’s top players. Éder Militão – who is also a Global Ambassador for the betting company – Federico Valverde, and Aurélien Tchouaméni all feature in the commercial. In detail, set in an African household, the ad introduces viewers to unique offerings …

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Flutter confirms Mary Turner NED exit 

SBC News Flutter confirms Mary Turner NED exit 

The board of Flutter Entertainment Plc has announced that Mary Turner has chosen to step down from all Non-Executive Director duties representing the FTSE100 gambling group. Turner’s resignation from all Flutter Committee and Corporate Governance duties will take effect on 30 September 2023. Flutter has announced that Nancy Cruickshank (NED) will assume the role of Chair of the Workforce Engagement …

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Rollbit begins European expansion as SSC Napoli betting partner

SBC News Rollbit begins European expansion as SSC Napoli betting partner

Rollbit has announced that it has become the official European betting partner of SSC Napoli. Owned and operated by Curacao-based Bull Gaming N.V, the crypto casino and gambling company has said that the deal aims to elevate fan engagement and community interactions. Sam Norman, Head of Partnerships at Rollbit, commented: “We are delighted to partner with one of the most …

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BGC welcomes Debbonaire and Peacock Shadow Cabinet appointments

BGC welcomes Debbonaire and Peacock Shadow Cabinet appointments

Thangam Debbonaire MP’s appointment as the new Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has been received well by the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC). Should the Labour Party win the May 2024 UK general election and if Debbonaire still fills the position the MP for Bristol West, she would hold ministerial oversight of decisions relating to the …

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GiG launches casino platform in Serbia via expanded Betsson deal rolls out in the Balkans in partnership with MaxBet

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has now made its casino platform live in Serbia through Betsson’s brand, Rizk.  As GiG makes its debut launch in the Balkan country, the news follows an announcement in June of a similar launch for Rizk in Germany after approval from the Gluecksspiel (GGL). The latest expansion builds on a partnership that has grown to now …

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Betsson adds €75m bond to M&A war chest


Betsson AB has bolstered its M&A options by completing a senior unsecured bond issuance of €75m. The €75m bond is authorised under a larger framework, which provides Betsson access to capital of up to €250m. The transaction is set at a three-year tenor, with the bond’s maturity date scheduled for September 2026. The interest rate is based on EURIBOR for …

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‘Vibrant’ Barcelona home to BETBY’s fifth office

Altenar at SBC Summit Barcelona

BETBY has revealed a new office in Barcelona as the sportsbook supplier looks to significantly grow its employee base. Complementing its European footprint, with further hub locations in Latvia, Malta, Curaçao, and Montenegro, the new opening will be BETBY’s fifth global office. Labelled a ‘key part of an impressive expansion strategy’, the brand’s employee count has now risen to over …

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Sam Depoortere brings operator knowledge to OpenBet product team

Sam Depoortere, Vice President of Platform Products, OpenBet

Sam Depoortere has joined OpenBet’s betting product development mission as the latest member of its senior management team in that field. The company’s new Vice President of Platform Products will work to implement the sportsbook provider’s platform solutions product strategy from its Athens headquarters. His chief responsibilities in the role will be to executive its solutions and assist with oversight …

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Betsson’s StarCasinò Sport extends AS Roma sponsorship

SBC News Betsson’s StarCasinò Sport extends AS Roma sponsorship

StarCasinò Sport has extended its partnership with AS Roma for the 2023/24 football season to be the club’s centurion partner in the infotainment category. The Betsson Group-owned sports betting and content platform will develop content designed specifically for fans of the Serie A side, including player interviews, behind-the-scenes stories and news. Stefano Tino, StarCasinò Sport Managing Director, commented: “We are …

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