Tag Archives: Germany

Zeal co-founder Marc Peters backs Lotto24 takeover as ‘best business strategy’

Issuing a corporate filing, the governance of Deutsche Borse listed Zeal Network has revealed that enterprise co-founder and active shareholder Marc Peters has declared his support for the acquisition of German market rival Lotto24 AG. Peters who founded the company in 2000, alongside partner Jens Schumann has detailed his support of a takeover of Lotto24 to Zeal investors, backing corporate governance’s …

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Unibet plays strategic hand sponsoring IHF World Championship

Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc ’s flagship sportsbook brand Unibet has confirmed that it has become the official sponsor of the handball’s ‘IHF World Championship’ hosted in Germany and Denmark (10-28 January 2019). Unibet announces its first sponsorship of the year, securing event sponsorship coverage and logo rights with the International Handball Federation (IHF). “The tournament will see 24 teams compete …

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Lottoland makes €76m move for Zeal German assets

Keeping to its word, the governance Lottoland Holdings has put forward a €76 million cash offer, seeking to takeover Zeal Network’s core German market assets. At the start of a tumultuous week, Lottoland Chief Executive Nigel Birrell had written an open letter to Zeal Network shareholders, urging for them to refuse Zeal Network’s planned takeover of competitor Lotto24 AG, which …

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Oddschecker – Nations League innovation invigorates international football

Inevitable anticipation accompanies the recommencing of club football, however thanks to UEFA’s much scorned Nations League tournament, this international break filled fans with the same excitement and elation that would normally only be associated with club football. It was formerly a regular feature of international breaks for games to fade to a conclusion, with both sides settling on what they …

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Auf wiedersehen… Werner Becher confirms Interwetten leadership departure

Werner Becher long-term Chief Executive of DACH markets betting group Interwetten Sports (Interwetten.com) has confirmed his leadership departure via a LinkedIn post. “Today I informed Interwetten employees today that I will step down as CEO at the end of 2018.” Becher’s Linkedin update. A seasoned European IT and media executive, Becher has led Interwetten since 2011, converting the sportsbook into …

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BetVictor tipped for success with Euroleague Basketball deal

On the back of securing a deal to become title sponsor snooker’s English Open for the very first time, BetVictor has announced a further deal alongside the Euroleague Basketball in Germany. Becoming the competitions official betting partner until 2020, BetVictor is hoping it can draw upon its three quarter century strong base of expertise, to further boost the appeal and …

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Greek OPAP makes 50m euro stake in Stoiximan & Betano brands

Athens-listed  Greek gambling group OPAP has swooped to acquire a 36.75% stake in the holding company of Stoiximan Group, TCB Holdings Ltd for a consideration of €50 million. TCB operates online gaming services under its Stoiximan brand in Greece and Cyprus, and uses its Betano brand in Romania and Germany. In 2017, Stoiximan Group had revenues of 136 million euro and …

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Schnell… ComeOn launches instant-play Blitzino for Germany

Cherry AB igaming B2C subsidiary ComeOn has announced the launch of its new German online casino property – Blitzino.com. Blitzino.com launches its services for Germany, seeking to bring ‘fast-pay and play’ dynamics to market, utilising a comprehensive know-your-customer KYC solution which will allow instantaneous gaming engagement without players having to undertake full registration processes. Confirming the launch of Blitzino.com, Lahcene …

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Better Collective Spotlight – Sportwetten Test – Setting a stress test for sports betting operators

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In the second instalment of SBC’s Better Collective Spotlight series, we cast an editorial eye over Sportwetten Test, a popular source of reviews for online sports bettors since 2010. We caught up with Martin Huber, Lead Content Manager of Better Collective Vienna, to discuss Sportwetten Test’s status within the Better Collective family, the role it plays within the affiliate space …

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Sportradar places ‘player education’ at the forefront of legacy DFL partnership

The Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), the governing body of German professional football leagues has expanded its ‘Together Against Match-Fixing’ programme with sorts data, intelligence and content provider Sportradar Working in partnership with Sportradar, the DFL will expand its integrity workshops programme for Bundesliga syndicated football clubs Seeking to diminish match-fixing factors and dynamics across German football development, the DFL has …

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