Tag Archives: Germany

6 of the Best – FunFair Tech’s Geoff Scaplehorn

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Geoff Scaplehorn, Lead Games Producer at FunFair Technologies. Keep reading to discover which sport breaks physical inactivity, a love of Britpop, disdain for ‘staycation’ and a top ten of movie loves. Best Holiday That would have to be when I went on safari. Landing in Kenya, we drove to Tanzania to visit the Serengeti crater, …

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6 of the Best – Betano & Stoiximan’s Panos Konstantopoulos

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Panos Konstantopoulos, Chief Marketing Officer at Betano and Stoiximan. Keep reading to discover the joys of a Madrid derby gracing the Champions League final, an oldie but a goodie of a movie choice and best bet difficulties. Best Holiday: It will have to be the very first holidays with our newborn twins, …

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Paddy Power Betfair challenges €55 million tax whammy

FTSE100 betting group Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) has confirmed that it will appeal its €55 million European tax charge imposed by the authorities of Germany and Greece. The first charge of €40 million relates to Germany’s Hessen Fiscal Court rejecting PPB’s 2012 Betfair Exchange tax assessment. The Hessen Court supports the German tax authority’s backdated review of Betfair Exchange transactions …

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Mateusz Juroszek: Building the STS brand outside of Poland

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It was confirmed late last week that STS, the biggest bookmaker in Poland, was ready to enter 11 new European markets – including the UK and Germany – after reaching a deal with BetConstruct for the provision of both sports betting and gaming content. Just a few days on, we caught up with Mateusz Juroszek, CEO of STS, to discuss …

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MoPlay joins Hertha Berlin as official sports betting partner

MoPlay has unveiled a new multi-year agreement with German Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin, which sees the firm become official sports betting partner. Following the organisations recent launch within Germany, MoPlay is striving to “upgrade the game,” via a mobile first strategy to provide customers with a fast, simple, personal and secure service. Juergen Reutter, MoPlay CEO, explained: “Securing a sponsorship …

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JVM Hamburg flips the script on Tipico’s Bayern connections

DACHS region online bookmaker Tipico Sportwetten has this weekend launched its new multi-channel advertising campaign, seeking to boost its brand profile and coverage for the second half of the 2018/19 Bundesliga Championship. The campaign titled ‘Nur wer mitspielt, ist mittendrin –Those who play are in the thick of it’ debuted this weekend during the live broadcast of Tipico sponsored FC …

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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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