Tag Archives: Hungary

SIS lands exclusive Czech and Hungarian racing deals

SIS will expand its racing broadcast and data gathering services within Eastern Europe after confirming that it has secured new agreements with the Czech Republic’s LAB racetrack operator and Hungary’s Kincsem Park racecourse. The new partnerships will see SIS broadcast ‘at least 300 races across the year’ from LAB Czech racecourses in Prague, Most, Pardubice, and Karlovy Vary regions.  Meanwhile, …

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The World Cup’s Finest with OIA Services’ CEO Carmelo Mazza

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Carmelo Mazza, CEO at OIA Services, brings an Italian flavour to this latest edition, delving into the history of the four time …

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Scientific Games secures full upgrade for Szerencsejáték Zrt Hungary

Nasdaq-listed industry technology provider, Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has expanded its existing relationship with Hungary state-owned gambling operator Szerencsejáték Zrt, upgrading its full services portfolio. A client of SGC since 1997, Szerencsejáték Zrt will upgrade its gambling systems to a new omni-channel framework servicing its digital verticals and active 5,000 retail betting points. The upgrade sees Szerencsejáték Zrt further install …

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Winning Post – British gambling industry undergoes structural changes

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: 2017 Participation statistics – profound structural change continues The latest Gambling Commission Participation Data demonstrates a GB sector continuing to evolve along relatively established lines. There are few …

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Expansion seeking BtoBet makes its move in Hungary and Cyprus

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BtoBet has built on the success of its appearance at the Entertainment Arena Expo (EAE) by preparing to present at two more Eastern European roadshows in Hungary and Cyprus. Having “tightened the link” with authorities in Romania such as the Association of Gambling Organisers ROMBET, the iGaming and sportsbook software provider is now targeting “farsighted local operators” at two more …

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Kindred Group wins CJEU appeal against ‘discriminatory’ Hungarian licensing regime

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) the European Union’s principal law court has ruled against the Hungarian government’s online gambling licensing framework, stating that the regime had placed unfair business conditions for European operators seeking to enter the market. A formal appeal had been brought to the CJEU by European sports betting operator Kindred Group, who detailed that Hungary’s Gambling …

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Scientific Games wins Belgium National Lottery’s Instant Games

Scientific Games has announced that it will bring its lottery instant games to consumers in Belgium. Following a competitive process, in which the company replaced Loterie Nationale, Scientific Games signed a one-year contract with the option to extend the agreement for an additional three years. The $80.4 billion global instant game category is expanding across Europe with an average of …

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Dutch football alleges first case of attempted match-fixing

Attempts to fix the result of a Dutch league match seven years ago have been uncovered by a Dutch football association (KNVB) investigation, the first time for such a case in the Netherlands. As reported in the Guardian, the investigation has uncovered a bid by Ibrahim Kargbo, then a player at Willem II Tilburg, to fix the outcome of a …

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Greek return helps Interwetten post its strongest year ever

European online betting operator Interwetten Sports has reported its most successful year in business, recording 2015 net revenues (period ending 31 December) of €50.2 million (£38 million), representing a 21% increase on 2014 performance. The Malta licensed bookmaker reported a record breaking turnover of €951 million (Up 20% on 2014), which had been driven by increased player activity on its …

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GBI Racing – British & Irish racing attracts record betting turnover overseas

GBI Racing, which broadcasts British and Irish racing to betting shops and online operators in more than 40 countries, has reported a record performance for the first half of 2015. Preliminary results for the six months up to June 30, 2015 showed an operating profit of £6.5m, up £0.6m up on the same period in 2014. Factors behind the uplift include:  …

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