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Japan begins discussions on creation of $65bn sports betting market

The government of Japan has reportedly begun internal discussions with regards to regulating sports betting on football and baseball events, according to the Financial Times. Should betting regulations on the two popular sports be liberalised, it would create a market totalling around $65 million according to FT sources with ‘direct knowledge of the situation’. The most popular form of betting …

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XLMedia CEO Stuart Simms appointed to Board of Directors

Affiliate marketing publisher XLMedia has confirmed that its newly appointed CEO Stuart Simms has joined the company’s Board of Directors with immediate effect. Simms, who will hold the position of Director of the Company, joined XLMedia on 2 October replacing the digital performance marketing services provider’s co-founder and long-serving chief executive Ory Weihs. Weihs will continue to support the XLMedia Board, …

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XLMedia to be led by Rakuten’s Stuart Simms

Rakuten‘s Stuart Simms has been confirmed as the new chief executive officer for digital performance marketing services provider XLMedia, replacing Ory Weihs from October 2. Weihs is due to continue his position as CEO until Simms’ arrival, and thereafter will remain on the board as a Non-executive Director of the Company. From the date of Simms’ appointment, Weihs will continue to …

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