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Rome TAR court upholds operator appeals on ‘denied extensions’

Italian online gambling incumbents have received some welcome news as Rome’s Lazio TAR Administrative Court sides with Betway, Sportpesa, Nexigames and Snaitech in their appeals against Italy’s ADM Customs and Monopolies Agency. The operators had lodged separate TAR appeals against the ADM, as the regulatory body had failed to provide assurances that they would be able to reapply for licensing extensions. …

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Betway upgrades in-play capacity with Betgenius deal extension

Genius Sports has signed a long-term contract extension with Betway, which will see it continue as the operator’s lead supplier of sportsbook data, content and market trading provisions. Expanding an existing partnership arrangement, Betway will have its in-play markets upgraded by Betgenius’ in-play software, offering the highest quality of live content and reliability of live data across all major sports …

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Foreign operators seek ADM reassurances on licensing extensions

Italy’s ADM customs and monopolies agency faces a series of legal battles with foreign-based online gambling operators unless Italy’s government provides reassurances to operators allowing for licence extensions.  Confusion reigns within Italian igaming, following the Senate’s refusal to review two separate appeals to extend online betting, casino and bingo concessions for a further 18-months up to December 2022.   Legal certainty …

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Gamesys among top H1 donors to GambleAware

Gamesys has topped the list of donations made to industry charity GambleAware after figures showed the online operator group donated a total of £450,000. Publishing its industry donation figures for 1 April – 30 September 2020, GambleAware revealed that it had received a total of £2,286,000 in contributions from the industry, not taking regulatory settlements into account. Betway was the …

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Betway puts new spin on Kevin Pietersen partnership

Online operator Betway has extended its partnership with Kevin Pietersen, which will see the Ashes winning batsman continue as a brand ambassador until 2023. Retaining his role as Official Global Cricket and Brand Ambassador for Betway, Pietersen will share his experience, knowledge and opinion on world cricket through bespoke content and behind-the-scenes access. Paul Adkins, Marketing and Operations Director at …

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Betway extends CWI deal until 2022

Betway has secured an extension to its worldwide betting partnership with Cricket West Indies (CWI) which will run until 2022. The renewed agreement will see Betway continue as the official betting partner of CWI, with pitch and broadcast presence at all men’s and women’s International Home Series matches. Commenting on the agreement, Anthony Werkman, Betway CEO, said: “Cricket is a …

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Alberto Garzon: October marks a new era for Spanish gambling beyond sponsorship restrictions

La Liga football clubs have been placed in direct conflict with Spain’s Ministry of Consumer Affairs having renewed their betting sponsorships and partnerships ahead of the imminent enforcement of Spain’s federal Royal Decree on Advertising. This weekend, as La Liga commenced its 2020/2021 season, Alberto Garzon – Spain’s Minister of Consumer Affairs -lambasted football clubs for purposely undermining the Decree’s …

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Betway grows sponsorship portfolio with Hertha Berlin deal

Online gambling operator Betway has been confirmed as the exclusive sport betting partner of Hertha Berlin as part of a three-year agreement. The partnership, according to Betway, was brokered by SPORTFIVE and demonstrates its commitment to the German market and the Bundesliga. Commenting on the deal, Anthony Werkman, Betway CEO, said: “Our brand is well known among football fans in …

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ESI Digital – No Drama Please… Esports growth should be treated as business as usual 

Esports has been one of betting’s rising markets following the global health pandemic. Whilst live sports were abruptly  postponed, competitive gaming became a major player by simply shifting from an offline environment to online tournaments. However for some of esports’ biggest betting operators, the attitude towards this rise has been fairly relaxed, partly due to the expectation that competitive gaming …

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Betway and Dafabet grow La Liga sponsorship portfolios

Betway and Dafabet have enhanced their Spanish La Liga sponsorship portfolios after signing deals with Celta Vigo and Cádiz FC respectively. Dafabet will become the main sponsor of Cádiz FC for the next two seasons, and will become the team’s front-of-short sponsor as well as featuring on its training and travel clothing. John Cruces, Dafabet’s Head of Sponsorship, stated: “We …

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