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Algosport: The Betbuilder integration giving complete control to EveryMatrix

Betbuilder

Algosport CEO Leigh Herdman on providing a Betbuilder solution for EveryMatrix, including the main sports involved, adding FIFA to capitalise on the esports momentum in lockdown and the importance of integrating with the client’s bet placement infrastructure. SBC: Can you tell us how this deal came about? Why do you think Algosport was best placed to optimise the same game …

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EA stands ground as Dutch KSA wins ‘game packs’ judgement

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands’ regulatory authority for gambling, has re-issued a €5 million penalty alongside its ‘cease and desist’ order to Electronic Arts (EA) European subsidiaries.  The charge relates to a 2019 enforcement sanctioned by KSA on ‘Electronic Arts Inc’ and ‘EA Swiss Sàrl’ stating that the video games publisher had violated Dutch gambling laws offering ‘games of chance’ through …

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EveryMatrix calls for Bet Builder makeover with Algosport

Algosport

EveryMatrix has partnered with betting innovation studio Algosport to bolster its sportsbook bet builder and multi-bet capacities for its current and future clients. The partnership sees EveryMatrix overhaul its sportsbook same-match multi-bet provisions by integrating Algosport’s ‘Bet-Builder suite’, instantly amplifying its match range and pricings for popular ‘build your own bet’ types. Backing Algosport, EveryMatrix states that it has upgraded to …

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BOSE Digital: FIFA outlines its approach to combat match fixing

Delivering the keynote for the Sports Integrity track at the Betting on Sports Europe – Digital conference and exhibition, FIFA Head of Integrity Ennio Bovolenta spoke about the federation’s steps to protect football from match manipulation and promote integrity.  The ‘Protecting the Beautiful Game’ session, sponsored by Stats Perform, outlined FIFA’s role to prevent outside influences from affecting the sport. …

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FIFA to highlight steps to protect the integrity of football at Betting on Sports Europe – Digital

FIFA Head of Integrity Ennio Bovolenta

FIFA Head of Integrity Ennio Bovolenta will deliver the keynote for the Sports Integrity track at this month’s Betting on Sports Europe – Digital conference and exhibition. The virtual event on 21 – 22 October will bring together senior executives from the European sports betting industry to share knowledge and ideas about the key issues influencing the future of the …

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Trovato Villalba handed lifetime ban following FIFA investigation

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has issued a ‘lifetime ban from all football-related activity’ to Marco Antonio Trovato Villalba, with the President of the Paraguayan Club Olimpia also ordered to pay CHF 100,000 fine (£84,300). The sanction was given after Trovato Villalba was found ‘guilty of match manipulation and of failing to comply with his duty to collaborate during disciplinary proceedings. …

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SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO

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We check in on the international expansion journey for the rebranded Kaizen Gaming, formerly Stoiximan/Betano, to kick off Issue 10 of SBC Magazine. Now present in six countries, and with a strong footprint in Europe, CEO George Daskalakis expands on the company’s symbolic name change, before assessing new opportunities in Latin America (LatAm) and sharing his disappointment over Germany’s failure …

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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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BetInvest: The benefits of separating esports betting markets

Writing for SBC News, full-cycle betting software provider BetInvest shares its vision for the esports industry, touching upon the importance of separating traditional titles and ‘eGames’ whilst analysing possible trends for the future. Since March, the interest towards esports, in general, has increased by 20% among the 18-25 age group, and by 50% among the 26-35 age group. This was …

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Luckbox: How the return of live sport has affected esports betting

During the global health pandemic, esports betting has risen in popularity, with titles such as FIFA and NBA2k garnering incredible growth of up to 40 times its usual volume, according to Everymatrix’s State of Esports Betting Report in May. However, as live sporting events begin to resume, questions over the long term sustainability of esports betting have arisen, with sportsbooks …

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