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Digital Sports Tech enters the Russian market with Fonbet

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Digital Sports Tech has entered the Russian market for the first time after making a deal to supply its Player Props betting product to the country’s largest sportsbook operator, Fonbet. Fonbet will integrate the product into its sportsbook, within a fully translated UI which includes player names. Player Props allows users to create and customise their own bets on player …

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Fonbet Russia launches new online sports betting property bkfon.ru

Russian bookmaker Fonbet has launched its new online sports betting property bkfon.ru, becoming Russia’s sixth licensed operator. Fonbet a member of Russia’s Bookmakers Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) launches its bkfon.ru website, having gained its license approval by Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor. In order to comply with Russian online betting laws, the new Fonbet property will adhere to strict payment processing regulations …

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Leon.ru becomes fifth licensed Russian sports betting operator

Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor has approved Leon.ru as the country’s fifth licensed online sports betting operator. Leon.ru has been launched by Russian retail bookmaker SRO, who currently operate 300 betting points under a state federal tax license, which was awarded to Leon.ru’s previous corporate identity of Euromir. The new operator follows Liga Stavok, 888.ru, Winline and 1xBet as an approved …

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Marathonbet launches Manchester United branded casino

Marathonbet, the Official Betting Partner of Manchester United, has launched the Club’s first ever branded online live casino, which will be open for business 24/7 and allows United fans worldwide to play live roulette while immersed in a Manchester United-themed environment. UK players will be able to play live blackjack later in the year, with a Russian speaking blackjack table …

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Privet Rossiya…Metric Gaming enters Russia with Sportbet.ru

Industry live betting specialist Metric Gaming has announced that it has entered a ‘definitive agreement’ with Moscow-based operator Sportbet.ru to become its lead platform provider. Updating the market, Metric Gaming governance detailed its SuperLive® Platform had been selected by Sportbet.ru which holds the first bookmaking license ever issued by Russia’s Federal Tax Service. Acting as lead platform supplier, Metric Gaming’s …

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Paddy Power and urine luck campaign

Paddy Power has launched its latest controversial campaign offering gamblers their money back if a Russian beats a British or Irish competitor at the upcoming Olympic Games. It uses the tagline ‘Urine Luck’ alluding to Russia’s doping scandal which hit the press recently. The International Olympic Committee has refused to ban Russia outright from Rio, and has instead allowed the international …

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Paddy Power initiates campaign against Russian Olympic team

Paddy Power has initiated an advertising stunt at the Russian Embassy in Kensington, West London, after the Russian Olympic team were left facing a blanket ban from appearing in Rio 2016 next month. The IOC may still be exploring legal options regarding the possibility of introducing the ban, but that hasn’t stopped the bookmaker from pressing ahead with a campaign …

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Roskomnadzor Russia penalises payment providers QIWI and Skrill

Online payment providers QIWI and Skrill (Paysafe Group), have become the latest firms to be penalised by Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor. Last week, the payment providers were served notices by Roskomnadzor stating that they had breached Russian gambling laws relating to facilitating online gaming payments and that their services contained links to unlicensed betting operators. Roskomnadzor has given both payment …

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Marathonbet boosts casino offering with Gamevy ‘dynamic’ content

London-based real money games studio Gamevy has announced its latest partnership with European bookmaker Marathonbet (subsidiary brand of Panbet limited). The games partnership will see Marathonbet add Gamevy’s ‘dynamic and skilled’ based real money games portfolio to its online casino product. Furthermore, the Gamevy team has developed unique football-themed instant win games with cash-out functionalities, giving Marathonbet casino players further …

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