Tag Archives: Asia

AFF extends integrity partnership with Sportradar

The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) has today announced that it will continue to work with sports data insights and intelligence provider Sportradar on its match-fixing detection and integrity monitoring capabilities. Updating betting and government stakeholders, AFF officials detailed that Sportradar would continue to oversee AFF Suzuki Cup syndicated matches, with Sportradar’s system monitoring over 550 relevant betting operators around the …

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VSoftCo opens strategic commercial office in Hong Kong

Industry virtual sports developer VSoftCo Ltd (part of the Scarborough Group) has announced that it will expand its services for the Asian gambling market by opening a strategic commercial office in Hong Kong. Its new office opening will lead the firm’s commercial and client development for the Asian market. VSoftCo governance further announced that its Asian division will be led …

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BetConstruct targets Asian development with new Taiwan office

Software development company BetConstruct has moved closer to its existing and future partners in Asia by opening a new office in Taichung, Taiwan. BetConstruct has been working in the region for a few years already, and had targeted the opening of a new office as part of its overall Asian market development plan. The decision to open the new office …

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Equotion moves into new offices at Bowcliffe Hall in Yorkshire

Equotion, the sports analytics start-up, has moved from Ilkley into new offices at Bowcliffe Hall in Yorkshire, the former home of an aviation pioneer. It is the latest development for the company, which has attracted significant investment from Gordon Black, former Chairman of Peter Black Limited, and Graham Martin, a third generation bookmaker and the founder of Bonne Terre, the …

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Genting Malaysia sells final stake in Genting Hong Kong

Asian gambling operator Genting Malaysia has sold its final 16.8% stake in Genting Group subsidiary Genting Hong Kong for a reported US $415 million (£320 million). The sale represents the lowest price permitted for the disposal of cruise line  operator Genting Hong Kong at $ 0.29 cents per share. Last Friday Genting Malaysia governance issued a corporate filing with Bursa …

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12BET becomes official betting partner in Asia for Arsenal FC

12BET has become Arsenal FC’s official betting partner in Asia on a three-year deal. The North London club will provide the sports betting and casino company with LED perimeter board exposure at all domestic fixtures played at Emirates Stadium. 12BET will also receive access to first team players to create content as well as other promotional assets. Rory Anderson, 12BET Spokesman, …

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SIS takes its Stream platform to Sri Lanka for the first time

SIS has taken its SIS Stream platform, launched in conjunction with Sporting Times, to Sri Lanka for the first time. This continues a two decade-long relationship between the two companies, which began with satellite distribution in the early 1990’s. The deal will allow for customisable high definition content to be shown in shops through SIS’ low latency IPTV streaming network. …

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Tempobet becomes an official partner for Manchester City FC

Tempobet has signed a deal to become Official Regional Betting Partner for Manchester City FC in the Asia-Pacific region. The online sportsbook will be able to use the Manchester City crest on its website, and be afforded access to a number of key players for a forthcoming television commercial and photo-shoot. Mark Clayton, Tempobet Managing Director, said: “We’re very excited about …

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Bodog becomes Official Asian Betting Partner for Aston Villa

Aston Villa Football Club has announced that Bodog will join its roster of partners for the 2016/17 season. Bodog is currently not granted marketing rights outside of Asia, but they will become the exclusive Official Asian Betting Partner for the Championship club. Bodog is the latest addition to the list of betting partners at the Birmingham based club. Just last …

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Leo Fernandez receives 15-month snooker ban for match-fixing

Irish Snooker player Leo Fernandez has been given a 15-month ban by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) after admitting to a charge related to corruption and match-fixing. Fernandez, 40, was provisionally suspended on May 27 pending an investigation into suspicious betting patterns during his World Championship qualifying match with Gary Wilson in April. He has now admitted …

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