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BetitRight expands Swedish operations with ComeOn dea

BetitRight has entered into a business arrangement with ComeOn Group, expanding its foothold in the Swedish betting and gaming market in the process.  Facilitated via BetitRight’s joint venture with Spotlight Sports Group (SSG), the deal with ComeOn will see the latter incorporate its new partner’s bet-prompt and in-play service across its operations.  This will include both pre-play and in-play betting …

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Kambi clears Q1 hurdles as 2022 opening is dragged by DraftKings & Dutch dramas   

Kambi Group Plc maintains confidence in achieving its 2022 commercial and operating objectives, despite a tough start to year trading.  Publishing its Q1 trading results (period ending 31 March), the Stockholm-listed sports betting technology supplier registered a 15% decline in corporate revenues to €37 million (Q1 2021: €43m). This fall in headline revenues was attributed to Kambi’s adjustment of former …

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EGBA: Regular problem gambling reports ‘would benefit all sector stakeholders’

The European Gaming and Betting Association’s (EGBA) Secretary General, Maarten Haijer, has highlighted the importance of a ‘common mentoring and reporting framework’ following the results of a new study. Pan-European research by the City, University of London of 20 countries found that 12 have regular national surveys about problem gambling prevalence, although there are ‘significant differences’ in how these nation’s …

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Pinnacle appoints new Business Development Director for B2B division

Rohini Sardana has become the latest addition to Pinnacle’s management teams, joining the sportsbook solutions provider’s B2B arm as Business Development Director. In her new position at Pinnacle Solution, Sardana will be responsible for upscaling existing partnerships and delivering the firm’s iFrame Solution and Risk management API to its global partners. Additionally, the new hire will also have oversight over …

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UK market expands with addition of JeffBet

The British online betting and gaming sector has gained another company, as online sportsbook and casino operator JeffBet secured market launch. Issuing an update, the online brand revealed that it had been awarded operating licences by both the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) and Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The plans to offer UK bettors a ‘wide range of sports betting verticals’ …

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ANJ: Transformative 2021 marks sports betting as France’s ‘hyper-growth segment’

French gambling witnessed a ‘spectacular year of online growth’, according to the 2021 Market Report published by l’Autorite Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) – French gambling’s unified regulatory authority. Mitigating continued COVID-19 circumstances impacting land-based venues and the sporting calendar, France’s gambling market recorded total GGR turnover of €10.7bn up 7% on FY2020 results of €10bn. Described ‘as the first pillar …

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Independent football regulator to be established out of fan-led review

DCMS’ year-long review into football has concluded announcing the headline directive  that an ‘independent regulator’ will be established to oversee and improve football’s  relationship with fans, business and local communities. Tracey Crouch served as the Minister spearheading the review – with support from an expert panel – which began last May. The review formed part of the Conservative Party’s  2019 …

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Jonny Gray steps down as ITIA CEO following ‘significant contributions’

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) has announced that Jonny Gray is set to leave his position as CEO of the organisation later this year – a role he took on in 2019. Gray was initially tasked with overseeing the creation of the ITIA as the replacement for the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), the sports integrity body of tennis’ global …

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