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Low6 applies Rivalry’s ‘Gen Z playbook’ to NBA fantasy product

Low6 applies Rivalry's ‘Gen Z playbook’ to NBA fantasy product

Rivalry has leveraged the gamification services of UK-based developer Low6, which has produced a free-to-play NBA fantasy basketball app for the Canadian sportsbook. Active in the Canadian and Australian regulated betting markets, Rivalry has a traditional focus on esports but also offers wagering on traditional sports – such as basketball – and is eyeing an expansion of its operations in …

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Mozzart joins IBIA’s ‘constructive projects’ as latest member

Mozzart, IBIA

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has extended its geographic reach with the addition of Mozzart into its membership. Based in Serbia, Mozzart is a retail and online betting and gaming group that has also had a South American presence since it acquired Meridianbet Colombia in 2020. As an IBIA member, Mozzart will – alongside 50 other companies and 125 …

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Pierre Pulis to drive BETBY brand awareness in marketing management role

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BETBY has completed the latest in a series of management appointments made this year, naming Pierre Pulis as its new Head of Marketing. The new hire’s key responsibilities at the B2B betting solutions supplier will be to drive the group’s marketing initiatives, raise brand awareness and lead campaigns in support of its growth strategy. He joins the firm towards the …

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Brazil football clubs demand Senate reject all sponsorship restrictions 

SBC News Brazil football clubs demand Senate reject all sponsorship restrictions 

Brazilian football clubs have unified in protest against amendments endorsed by the Senate Sports Committee review of the Federal Sports Betting and Online Gambling Bill – PL 3626/2023. .  Yesterday, 34 Brazilian professional football clubs, including those from the Brazilian Football League (Libra) and the Liga Forte União (LFU), signed a petition urging the Senate to reject Amendment 38-U. This …

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Standing out from the crowd: Building an unrivalled football betting offering

Genius Sports in-play betting

Following its new agreement to distribute premium football odds from La Liga, Serie A and CBF División A, Genius Sports’ James McKiernan sets out why football continues to dominate in-play betting and the breadth of the company’s offering. Content is king. Over 25 years ago, Bill Gates’ famous phrase heralded how the internet would revolutionise our lives whilst predicting where …

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FL Entertainment confident in betting business after ‘solid results’ close Q3

betclic, FL Entertainment

FL Entertainment expects ‘positive momentum’ for its online betting and gaming segment to continue into 2024 despite hurdles faced by bet-at-home, with the Betclic Everest Group being its primary source of confidence. The Paris-based pan-European entertainment group, which is the parent company of Betclic and the majority shareholder in bet-at-home, reported group-wide revenue of €2.9m for the nine months ending …

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Genius Sports upgrades 2023 landing on strong cash-in of new NFL and PL services

SBC News Genius Sports upgrades 2023 landing on strong cash-in of new NFL and PL services

Genius Sports Inc has raised its full-year 2023 corporate guidance, as Q3 trading outperforms expectations.  The NYSE-listed sportstech group declared a key milestone as it surpassed corporate revenues of $100m for the first time in Q3. Group revenues stood at $102m, exceeding third quarter guidance of $100m and representing 29% year-on-year growth on 2022 comparative results of $77m. A breakdown …

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Sky Sports keen to remain exclusive PL broadcaster despite Amazon interest

SBC News Sky Sports keen to remain exclusive PL broadcaster despite Amazon interest

Sky Sports is reportedly looking to buy four out of the five available rights packages for the Premier League that are currently up for tender.  With the current television deal for the English top-flight due to close by the 2024-25 season, the battle for domestic broadcasting rights further intensifies ahead of what is set to be a lucrative bidding process.  …

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Chekd Media returns popular ‘I Had Trials Once’ podcast with bet365

SBC News Chekd Media returns popular 'I Had Trials Once' podcast with bet365

Chekd Media has partnered with bet365 to bring back the ‘I Had Trials Once’ podcast series.  With more than one million downloads, the partnership aims to leverage the podcast’s reach to promote bet365’s free-to-play initiative, the 6 Scores Challenge. Will Tyrrell, UK Media Director at Checkd Media, commented: “I Had Trials Once has been a great success ever since it …

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Sporting Group doubles down on B2B business following Sporting Index sale

Andy Wright, Sporting Group

Andy Wright, CEO of Sporting Group, has issued a statement in the wake of the sale last week of the firm’s B2C brand, Sporting Index, to Spreadex. Underlining the rationale behind the transaction, he commented: “Sporting Index has been an integral part of Sporting Group for over three decades, serving as a pioneer in spread and fixed-odds betting and earning …

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