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Regulators unite to tackle video game skins and loot boxes

Global gambling regulators have joined forces in an attempt to address concerns over the “blurred lines between gambling and video games”. Also stressing issues regarding skins and loot boxes in such titles, fifteen gambling regulators from across Europe, in addition to the Washington State Gambling Commission, have signed an agreement to address the risks. A pledge to tackle “unlicensed third-party …

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Manchester United expands MUTV streaming capabilities

After the successful launch of MUTV on iOS, Android and MUTV.com last season, Manchester United has elevated its digital network by making it available on four new platforms: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox. The announcement comes at one of the most popular times for the MUTV platform, with the club’s official media outlet getting exclusive access of …

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ESSA reveals US vision as 62 suspicious alerts raised in Q2

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ESSA has reported a total of 62 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the second quarter of 2018, involving eight different sports. The international betting integrity body highlights the vast majority (44) emanated from tennis, with football next in line with 12 suspicious alerts, followed by bowls, handball, boxing, basketball, beach volleyball and esports which had one …

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Sportradar strengthens global ice hockey links with CHL ties

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Europe’s premier ice hockey competition, the Champions Hockey League (CHL), has signed a long term partnership with Sportradar for its expert integrity insights. The sports data, insight and analysis provider is to work together with the CHL, which pits the leading sides from the top tier of leagues across the continent against each other each year, in order to best …

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Tottenham Hotspur and William Hill extend deep rooted deal

Tottenham Hotspur has announced a multi-year extension to its partnership with William Hill, after the betting and gaming firm become the club’s official betting partner for Europe at the start of the 2016/17 season. The fresh deal is to see William Hill continue to have a presence across the clubs growing digital channels, and LED perimeter advertising boards at the …

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Unibet extends partnership with Giro D’Italia

European online sports betting operator, Unibet has announced that it will be the platinum sponsor of the 101st edition of Giro D’Italia, one of the most prestigious cycling races in the world. This year’s event starts in Israel and continues through to Italy, across 21 stages in 24 days, with it anticipated that the event will bring together a live …

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British Horseracing receives 2017 boost reports The Jockey Club

The Jockey Club has announced 2017 figures detailing a ninth successive year of growth, as well as a record contribution to British horseracing prize money. Welcoming four million people to its venues throughout the year, the group has reported revenues exceeding £200m for the first time, up 5.2 percent year-on-year to £201.1m, driven by increases in admissions, media, hospitality and …

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Stobart Group enhances racing support via fresh sponsorship

The Stobart Group has been announced as headline sponsor of the three-day Northumberland Plate meeting, after agreements were reached with the Arena Racing Company and Newcastle Racecourse. Titled the Stobart Group Festival of Racing, the festival is scheduled to take place June 28-30, featuring a stellar racing and entertainment line-up. David Williamson, Executive Director at Newcastle Racecourse, commented: “We are …

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Dynamic Partners offers industry newcomers Asian opportunity

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Dynamic Partners, the Asian facing gaming consultants, has partnered with G2E Asia, to provide a platform for industry newcomers, from within its home continent and further afield, opportunity for targeted business development with some of the key decision makers in the region. The Game Development Fair is set to held at the G2E event in May, and Harmen Brenninkmeijer, Managing …

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SG Digital ramps up United States sports betting preparations

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Scientific Games Corporation is planning to gain ground on its competition, ahead a potentially significant shift of the sports betting landscape within the United States. The organisation has announced that SG Digital, through its OpenBet sports betting solution, has commenced sportsbook product review sessions with New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).   Should the US Supreme Court repeal the …

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