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Every sports content site is driven by video – why should betting be different?

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A seasoned marketing executive who previously headed up the sportsbook division at 888 Holdings, Yuval Benyamini joined content platform WSC Sports in February 2021 as Head of Betting Business Development. Fast forward just a few months and we learned that WSC Sports had teamed up with Sportradar to launch the sports betting sector’s first ‘Live Video Notification’ push service.  We …

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Martin Lycka: From the abyss of agony to the peak of ecstasy… and sometimes back!

In his monthly column for SBC, Martin Lycka, Entain’s Senior Vice President of US Regulatory Affairs & Responsible Gambling, believes cake is in order for some of those regulatory regimes that have turned agony into ecstasy… Dear reader,  I can hardly believe that I am welcoming you to the third season of my SBC column. but here we are at …

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Betway owner Super Group sets course for $4.75bn NYSE IPO

Betway is set to become the industry’s next listed US property, as its owner Super Group outlined its intentions to merge with an SPAC vehicle to secure a footpath to listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). This Sunday, Guernsey-based Super Group confirmed that it had ‘entered a definitive agreement’ to combine its business with blank-cheque SPAC – Sports …

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How Swish Analytics is boosting Sky Bet’s player engagement with top US sports

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Swish Analytics, a leading US-based data and odds provider, has continued its partnership with UK gambling operator Sky Bet to drive expansion of the Request-A-Bet offering across the top four sports leagues in the US – the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL.   Swish’s Pre-built Accumulators and Bet Request products have allowed Sky Bet to exponentially expand its Request-A-Bet offerings and …

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Sportradar strengthens US offering through Synergy Sports acquisition

Sportradar has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Synergy Sports, the market leader when it comes to data and video analytics for the US college and professional sports space. The agreement, which comes hot on the heels of Sportradar’s acquisition of personalised messaging platform Fresh Eight, cements its position in the US market where it holds ‘keystone’ partnerships with …

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NHL nets first European betting partnership with Tipsport

The NHL has licensed Tipsport as its first European sportsbook partner, allowing the Czech betting group to utilise its official brand logo and matchday data. The partnership will see Tipsport serve as the NHL’s ‘official betting partner’ for the markets of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Recognised as the Czech Republic’s largest betting agency, Tipsport will be allowed to promote …

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DraftKings CBO – Industry ‘only just scratched the surface’ of US sports betting

Ezra Kucharz, Chief Business Officer at DraftKings, believes there are still big things to come from the US market when it comes to sports betting and told audiences at the SBC Digital Summit North America that the industry can play a huge role in fan engagement for US sports while they are unable to allow spectators at games. “What is …

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Martin Lycka – Responsibility is resilience during these testing times 

GVC Holdings Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka explains how 2020 events have handed the industry a crisis agenda that incumbents must accept and match with responsibility and good faith… The stakes have never been placed this high on operator conduct. ______________________ Sunday morning – end of winter. With the NHL and the NBA regular seasons entering their final quarter, …

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Chris Murphy: Americas Outlook – No drama just business as US systems are go

As US betting approaches the final straight of its first full year in operations,  SBC Americas’ Editor Chris Murphy details that coast-to-coast all critical stakeholders appear to be playing their part in progressing US betting’s agenda –  ‘No drama, just business’ the US really is a new territory for gambling… ___________________ With G2E deals still fresh on the order pad …

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