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FavBet’s Alex Hleb deal: “When contract is just a piece of paper”

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Oleg Smityuk from FavBet reflects on his experience of building beneficial partnerships with brand ambassadors, citing Champions League winner Alex Hleb as a case study for the Belarus market. More than a year ago now, I joined FavBet in a Head of International Markets role. I have since executed one of the top priorities for the company, which was relaunching …

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Olympic Entertainment announces full Belarus exit as company deals with Riga restrictions

Updating the market, Estonian gambling operator Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) has completed the liquidation of Belarusian subsidiary Olympic Casino BEL as the company completes its full Belarus exit. Issuing a short corporate statement, OEG governance detailed that its market exit would have no impact on its group performance and that the firm had no remaining interest or assets in the …

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Core market gains see Olympic Entertainment post 21% group revenue uplift

Driven by growth in its markets of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Tallinn-listed Eastern European gambling operator Olympic Entertainment Group AS (Olympic) expects a 21% uplift in group revenues for its Q3 2016 performance (period ending 30 September). Presenting its Q3 2016 ‘unaudited’ results Olympic governance reports expected group revenues of €45 million (Q3 2015: €37.4 million). The Eastern European gambling …

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Belarusian Ice Hockey Association joins Sportradar FDS programme

The Belarusian Ice Hockey Association (BIHA) has become the latest European sporting body to sign up to Sportradar’s Fraud Detection System (FDS). Sports data, analysis and insights provider Sportradar will now monitor BIHA syndicated matches for the Belarusian ExtraLiga and Ruslan Salei Cup for the next two seasons. Signing the agreement BIHA governance stated that it was pleased to gain …

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Belarusian Basketball Federation forms integrity partnership with Genius Sports

Sports data technology provider Genius Sports has announced its latest integrity services partnership with the Belarusian Basketball Federation (BBF), extending its coverage within European professional basketball leagues. Genius Sports acquires exclusive data rights to all BBF fixtures for period of three seasons, as part of an extended services partnership between the two organisations. The partnership will see Genius Sports become …

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SB Betting extends Eastern European presence with Olympbet Belarus partnership

Malta based European sports betting software and provisions provider SB Betting has strengthened its position within the Eastern European market signing an exclusive deal supplier deal with Belarus operator Olympbet. At present Olympbet is the only sanctioned Belarus  licensed bookmaker, allowed to supply betting services for both online and retail consumers. Announcing its new partnership SB Betting Software will now provide full sports …

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Ukraine MPs discuss draft gambling law with industry

Members of the Ukrainian Pariment have discussed details on the latest draft gambling law in the country with members of the industry at the Ukrainian Gaming Congress. Invited members of Verkhovna Rada (Supreme Council) of Ukraine, namely Viktor Romanyuk and Gennadiy Krivosheya presented their draft bill on the state regulation of gambling in the country, which is just one of …

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Sportsradar becomes data partner for Belarus Football Federation

Sportsradar,  supplier of sports related data, has announced a new partnership with The Football Federation of Belarus (BFF). Sportradar has signed a five-year deal with commercial rights holder Sport Tube LLC to become official “Sports Data Partner of the Football Federation of Belarus”. The BFF is the governing body of football in Belarus, based in Minsk. It organizes the Belarusian …

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