Tag Archives: FIFA World Cup

Jonas Jansson – Kambi: Why Instant Betting offers an in-play edge

Kambi Group Plc Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jonas Jansson believes instant markets could help operators differentiate in a clustered sports betting market. Jansson details to SBC readers what new instant dynamics can be brought to market… _____________________ There can be little doubt, live betting is the sportsbook battleground of the moment, and is likely to be for some time. That’s not …

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Betting on Sports puts operators and affiliates on the road to Russia 2018

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The ‘Sport in Focus’ track at Betting on Sports (12-15 September) will culminate in a session dedicated to next year’s FIFA World Cup, as more than 120 operators and 80 high-level affiliates at #boscon2017 get on ‘The Road to Russia’. AC Milan Commercial Director Jaap Kalma will be joined by an industry quartet tasked with educating over 1,200 delegates at …

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Bookies launch 2018 World Cup masterplans

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Matthew Glazier of bookies.com looks ahead to next summer’s World Cup extravaganza in Russia, which promises to be typically record-breaking. Aside from an Under-21 European Championship and the glorified group of friendly matches that comprised the Confederations Cup, there wasn’t a lot of football played during the summer of 2017, although at least the latter tournament whetted the appetite for …

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World Cup winner Robert Pires joins bwin as brand ambassador

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World Cup winner Robert Pires has pledged to provide bwin with a “new perspective that the fans can enjoy” after being appointed as a brand ambassador for the European sportsbook. In the newly created position, the Frenchman will engage with bwin customers across France and the UK. A key part of his role will see him produce and feature in …

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Consistent bet365 tops the list for bookmaker search popularity

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Using data from Google trends, Bookmaker Ratings has proved that bet365 was consistently the most searched for bookmaker in the UK between April 2014 and April 2017. Although there were short periods where other firms rivalled its Google search popularity, bet365 has been “thriving in terms of online popularity” since selling off the entirety of its betting shop chain to …

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FIFA alerted to suspicious betting patterns in World Cup qualifier

England’s World Cup qualifying group has been subjected to claims of ‘suspicious betting’, after irregular patterns during Malta’s defeat to Lithuania three weeks ago were flagged up to FIFA. The world governing body was alerted to huge sums of money being placed on the match, which took place on the same night that England drew 0-0 in Slovenia. It has …

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Tempobet becomes an official partner for Manchester City FC

Tempobet has signed a deal to become Official Regional Betting Partner for Manchester City FC in the Asia-Pacific region. The online sportsbook will be able to use the Manchester City crest on its website, and be afforded access to a number of key players for a forthcoming television commercial and photo-shoot. Mark Clayton, Tempobet Managing Director, said: “We’re very excited about …

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Roberto Carlos becomes brand ambassador for Tempobet

Tempobet has announced that Roberto Carlos will be its brand ambassador for the new Football season. The former Real Madrid left back has signed a 12-month deal with the online sportsbook. Carlos, 43, won three Champions League medals and four La Liga titles during an 11-year stint at the Santiago Bernabéu between 1996 and 2007. He also played in three World …

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6 of the Best – Mondogoal’s Shergul Arshad

BetITBest‘s Nico Jansen is interested in discovering the best in people. This week it’s Shergul Arshad. Shergul Arshad is Founder and CEO of Mondogoal, the largest European daily fantasy site which boasts partnerships with the likes of Barcelona, Chelsea, Sports Interactive and more. He was previously Head of Digital at AS Roma and the translator for the Italian team at the 1994 World Cup.  …

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SportsPro Live announces the next raft of Wembley speakers

The organisers of SportsPro Live are thrilled to announce the next raft of speakers confirmed to appear at the event at Wembley in London on 22nd and 23rd March. International Equestrian Federation (FEI) secretary general Sabrina Ibáñez, European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley and Eleven Sports Network founder Andrea Radrizzani are all confirmed to speak at SportsPro’s flagship annual conference, which will …

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