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Juventus tie up F66.com partnership

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Italian football giants Juventus, the 35 time champions of Italy, has agreed a regional sponsorship deal with Asian online betting firm F66.com. The three year deal will run until 2020, with part of the agreement giving F66.com use of the Turin club’s brand and image for the promotion of its services in Asia, with the exception of China, Vietnam and …

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China growth focus sees Genting Hong Kong delist from Singapore Exchange

Asian gambling group Genting Hong Kong (Genting HK) has informed that it will move to delist from the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX), where it currently holds its secondary corporate listing. The leisure, travel and gambling operator, states that its Singapore delisting will help the firm consolidate its primary placement on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Moving forward the company will focus …

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WSOP pushes for deeper Asian coverage with Tencent China

Seeking to expand its tournament coverage and presence within the Asian market, Caesars Interactive’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) has secured a content partnership with Chinese media and digital giant Tencent. The deal will see Tencent utilise its digital media channels to push WSOP content, the world’s biggest poker tournament to Asian viewers. WSOP and Tencent management detailed that the …

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Sportradar enters exclusive China distribution partnership with Beitai Digital

International sport data and intelligence supplier Sportradar has entered a strategic partnership with Asian counterpart Beitai Digital to bring ‘best-in-class’ data solutions for Chinese sports stakeholders. The partnership will see Beitai become the lead distributor of Sportradar data provisions for the Chinese market. Sportradar will be able to utilise Beitai established media partner network which includes Chinese broadcasters such as …

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Matchroom Sports confirms 12BET as title sponsor of World Cup of Pool

Matchroom Sport has confirmed online bookmaker 12BET as the title sponsor of its upcoming ‘World Cup of Pool’ championship (13-18 June, York Hall – London). The Isle of Man and Philippines-based bookmaker takes over the title sponsorship from competitor Dafabet. In its twelfth addition, the World Cup of Pool features 32 international teams competing to be crowned the best at …

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Royal Ascot gets China streaming coverage boost with Sina Sports deal

Updating the market, Ascot Racecourse management has signed a media deal with Chinese digital sports broadcaster Sina Sports to stream its flagship Royal Ascot event. The partnership will see Sina Sports stream the final three days of Royal Ascot across its platforms. Deal stakeholders inform that the partnership could see Royal Ascot reach up to 213 million Chinese households. The …

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Fenway Games launches in China with HQ Sports

Fenway Games has announced its biggest deal to date which will see the company’s SnapPlay product launched into the Chinese sports market via a deal with Chinese social sports platform HQ Sports. The deal will see Fenway provide a social version of its instant-betting app which will be distributed via HQ Sports’ MiaoHi social sports app and its Jihai app, …

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Man San Law resigns as Chairman of 500.com

Updating investors, embattled New York-listed Chinese sports lottery operator 500.com has confirmed that Chairman of the Board Man San Law has stepped down from the governance position with immediate effect. San Law’s position will be split with director Lian Qi taking on the responsibilities of Chairmanship, supported by Bo Yu who will act as Director of Governance, a decision which …

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Sands hit with $7 million DOJ ‘Asian compliance misconduct’ fine

US casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp (Sands) has confirmed that it will pay a $6.96 million penalty in order to resolve its ‘Foreign Corrupt Practices Act’ (FCPA) dispute in connection with business transactions carried out in China and Macao. The penalty charge imposed on Sands relates to the company failing to implement appropriate ‘internal accounting controls’ ensuring the legitimacy …

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Clarion confirms 91 first time exhibitors for ICE 2017

Clarion Events has confirmed that a total of 91 gaming organisations from across 34 nations will be exhibiting at ICE for the first time in February 2017. Kate Chambers, Managing Director of Clarion’s gaming division, has described the large number of first time exhibitors as the ‘X Factor’ in the success story of the industry’s biggest B2B gaming event. For first …

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