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SBC Digital Summit: “Semi-esports rise has blown my mind” – Sportingbet

On the first day of the inaugural SBC Digital Summit, Tyrone Dobbin – Managing Director of Sportingbet South Africa – predicted that ‘semi-esports’ such as FIFA and NBA 2k will continue to see revenue increases in the mid to long term. Dobbin, who took part in the ‘Off the Bench- What is there to Bet on?’ panel, said: “The rise …

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Betgenius: Why esports betting is crucial during and after the COVID-19 crisis

Esports has provided sports betting and gaming operators with some much needed relief during financially unstable times brought about by COVID-19. However, now attention is turning to its validity after the virus threat level recedes and how the esports industry will ultimately fit into the betting sector.  Siim Ühtid, Esports Trading Manager at Betgenius, spoke to SBC News about why …

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Scout Gaming rolls out esports betting

B2B fantasy sports platform provider Scout Gaming has moved to expand its portfolio. confirming the launch of its esports betting offering across its network of partners. Launching its new vertical, Stockholm-listed Scout Gaming underlines that it is committed to expanding its availability of esports content during the coming weeks, as industry incumbents navigate COVID-19 disruptions. The esports offering will be …

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Why leading esports titles should not be overlooked as substitutes to real sports

The coronavirus pandemic has proved to be a huge challenge for the entire betting community, and bookmakers have been confronted with a situation which they never thought they’d face. Who expected to see the Belarusian Premier League topping viewing charts across the globe? However, esports has also seen a sharp rise in viewership since the COVID-19 outbreak due to its …

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Betby extends Pomadorro deal with esports addition

Sportsbook supplier Betby has agreed upon a ‘significant’ extension to its agreement with Pomadorro, which will see the online gambling group offer the supplier’s new esports offering. The new portfolio will include a variety of FIFA esports fixtures, CS:GO tournaments, as well as a CyberSport package. Chris Nikolopoulos, Chief Commercial Officer at Betby, said: “We are delighted to be growing …

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BETBY announces 1000 plus esports offering

Sportsbook supplier BETBY has expanded its platform offering with the addition of more than 1,000 live daily esports events, meeting the industry’s growing demand for competitive gaming inventory.  Adapting to the current COVID-19 conditions, BETBY will launch its initial esports markets  inventory featuring FIFA fixtures and CS:GO tournaments, among others, in order to compensate for the lack of live sports …

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EveryMatrix to deliver quick esports launch through OddsMatrix

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A new bespoke Esports Hosted Solution from EveryMatrix can be integrated within existing sportsbooks and mobile apps in just two weeks, said the company. The solution, delivered through OddsMatrix, will increase the video streaming capabilities for sportsbooks, while also doubling the number of esports events available for betting. This big focus on OddsMatrix esports services, first launched by EveryMatrix in …

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GVC’s stand-out online division offsets inevitable UK retail decline

Citing market share gains across all operating territories, FTSE250-listed GVC Holdings has backed its underlying corporate strategy to navigate regulatory complexities both home and abroad.  Publishing its full-year 2019 results, GVC has recorded a pro-forma net revenue increase of 3% to £3.65bn (FY2018: £3.57bn) driven by the strong growth of its online division and European retail portfolio.  Despite competing against …

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FIFA confident that new toolkit will match integrity goals

In an exclusive interview with Insider Sport, FIFA’s compliance team has revealed how world football’s governing body plans to improve the safeguarding of football matches and athletes utilising its new ‘integrity toolkit’. FIFA’s new toolkit is designed to improve the overall quality of the sport by educating players, coaches and member associations in order to prevent issues such as match manipulation. …

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Insider Sport: On the ball – FIFA announces player protection fund

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on Juventus’ decade long stadium deal, FIFA’s salary protection fund, Everton’s TikTok announcement and Valencia trailing an in-stadia food delivery service.   _____________________ FIFA to launch new player wage protection platform FIFA has announced plans …

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