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Betway backs BLAST first-ever Dota 2 Bounty Hunt 

Betway will expand its partnership with leading esports tournament organiser BLAST, after confirming that it will sponsor its new ‘BLAST Bounty Hunt’ online Dota 2 series.  The bookmaker has worked alongside BLAST since 2019, sponsoring its flagship CS:GO competitions ‘BLAST Premier’ and ‘BLAST Raising’. On 9 June, BLAST will host its first-ever Dota 2 competition the ‘BLAST Hunt’ – an …

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Sam Cooke: ESI Digital Summit – “esports value is more than a pandemic anomaly”

Next week, Esports Insider (ESI) will host its ‘ESI Digital Summit’ (26-27 May), where it will discuss all critical components related to the esports value chain amid a disrupted global marketplace. Sam Cooke, Managing Director of ESI, tells SBC that although esports may have navigated COVID-19 disruptions better than its traditional counterparts, stakeholders should not take comfort in the easy …

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Betway eyes Sevilla FC sponsorship amid changing Spanish advertising climate 

Betway is gearing up for its biggest Spanish marketing commitment, after reportedly entering discussions to become the official shirt sponsor of Sevilla FC in time for the start of the 2020/2021 La Liga football season.  Spanish football news source Palco23 has reported that Betway is leading the way to replace Marathonbet as lead sponsor of Sevilla, recognised as Andalucía’s biggest …

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Esports Insider – Critical agenda unveiled for inaugural ‘ESI Digital Summit’

Leading B2B esports publisher Esports Insider (ESI) is pleased to reveal the first wave of speakers and content for the inaugural ‘ESI Digital Summit’, the first major digital event dedicated to the business of esports. With two full days of content on 26 and 27 May, topics will range from brand showcases shining the spotlight on prominent mainstream partnerships through to …

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Golden Race boosts African presence with Betway deal

Golden Race has increased its footprint in the African market after signing a partnership with Headsquare, the exclusive brand licensee for the Betway brand in Africa. As it stands, Golden Race processes 80% of the tickets sold for virtual markets across Africa, where its virtual football leagues are particularly popular. “Betway is a world-class company in the online sports betting …

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Digitain selects Martin Clarke as new Product lead

Industry platform provider Digitain has strengthened its senior management team confirming the appointment of Martin Clarke as its new Director of Product Management. Clarke has been selected to oversee Digitain’s product development strategy for both its sportsbook and casino platforms. The executive will lead product oversight for Digitain’s international operator network, which services over 70 platform partners utilising AI-driven capabilities …

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BGC members to donate virtual grand national profits to NHS charity

Members of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) have committed to donating all profits from this weekend’s ‘Virtual Grand National’ to NHS Charities Together. The initiative has the backing of BGC members including bet365, William Hill, Flutter Entertainment, Sky Bet, GVC, BetFred, Betway, BetVictor, JenningsBet and Inspired Entertainment. Commenting on the initiative, BGC Chief Executive Michael Dugher said: “With the …

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SBTech confident of resuming full client operations following cyberattack

Sportsbooks powered by SBTech are to resume operations as early as today as the company continues to respond to a cyberattack that resulted in all the betting technology provider’s data centres going offline over the weekend.  The attack did not result in a data breach, SBC understands. The more than 50 sportsbooks reliant on the provider were taken offline last …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Gambling faces a pivotal moment

This is a pivotal moment for the online gambling sector. It’s not a moment it could have foreseen, nor is it a moment it has actively sought! However, whilst it has not been slow to identify an unexpected opportunity to market its non-sports betting wares to a new audience, it is essential that it fully recognises the associated threats to …

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Jake Pollard – Crisis can’t hide industry’s VIP deficiencies

COVID-19 disruptions dominate all global businesses agenda. Nevertheless, industry communications expert Jake Pollard details that betting leadership should expect higher scrutiny on VIP player engagements and interactions  during a time of global crisis.  _____________________ As the Coronavirus pandemic bulldozes into every facet of our lives, the £11.6m fine meted out to online sportsbook Betway by the Gambling Commission this month …

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