Tag Archives: Serie A

Parma’s sentimental Serie A return saved despite sanctions

After much speculation, Italian club Parma have been docked five points for next season, but will retain their status in Serie A for the coming campaign. The sanctions come after striker Emanuele Calaiò was found guilty of attempting to fix Parma’s final match of the Serie B season, against Spezia. Calaiò has subsequently been banned for two years and fined …

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Google conforms to Italian gambling blanket ban policy

Tech giant Google has moved to remove gambling-related content/services from being indexed on its Italian search results. The US firm has updated its Italian advertising policies, preparing for the approved mandate of Italy’s new coalition government’s ‘Dignity Decree’, which implements a blanket ban on forms of gambling/betting marketing, promotions, advertising and sponsorships. Updating stakeholders, Google details that as of 16 …

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AgiproNews’ Italian View: Calcio eagerly awaits the Ronaldo factor

Italian betting and football stakeholders have suffered a summer of discontent, with no Azzurri representation at Russia 2018 and the new Lega-5Star coalition government implementing a blanket ban on betting advertising and sponsorships across all sports and media formats. Navigating a disruptive summer, Italian betting, media and sports have called for any good news story… Step forward Cristiano Ronaldo and …

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Betway extends into Italy alongside AS Roma

Global online gambling company Betway has agreed a three year deal with Italian Serie A side AS Roma, to become a premium partner of the club, as the firm further extends its reach across European football. The club, beaten in last season Champions League semi-final by Liverpool, will see its training kit, up to and including the the 2020/21 season, …

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Winning Post – The implications of Italian regulations

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Italy: commercial gambling – ad ban demonstrates failure to communicate Further to last week’s reports, Italy’s council of Ministers approved the so called ‘Dignity Decree’on Monday which introduced a blanket ban on …

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SBC’s on the Ball – Ronaldo’s Italian job

As both the World Cup and the transfer window simultaneously reach fever pitch, there’s been a plethora of business news from the world of football. This edition looks at the potential transfer of football’s biggest star and the astonishing viewing figures that are being drawn by the World Cup. Ronaldo’s remarkable move In a transfer that would send shockwaves throughout …

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Metric Gaming – Pricing up the World Cup

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Chris Taylor, Head of Football at Metric Gaming, looks at the challenges sportsbook traders face during major tournaments, such as the World Cup. The World Cup has delivered a run of surprise results to date; Argentina, Spain, Portugal and reigning champions Germany have all been eliminated. And perhaps the biggest shock of all – England beat Colombia in a 4-3 …

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Andrea Pirlo joins 1xBet as brand ambassador

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Andrea Pirlo, one of the most revered players in recent football history, has joined 1xBet as a brand ambassador in a deal that will run for the whole of 2018. Pirlo, who will feature in 1xBet advertising campaigns and take part in marketing events, made this announcement on his Facebook page: “I’m glad to announce my ambassador partnership with 1xBET …

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SBC’s on the ball: Beckham’s big plans, Italian football and a bizarre transfer

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at the sale of AC Milan, a new MLS team and a bizarre transfer deal from Turkey. ____________________ Becks launches plans for Miami expansion Former England captain, David Beckham has launched his plan to form …

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Can VAR and in-play betting coexist?

Although many within football have been reluctant to embrace the use of Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR), with it now confirmed for this Summer’s World Cup, it appears increasingly likely that VAR will become a permanent fixture in the game. Nonetheless, the question still remains over whether the technology, which will be utilised in tonight’s Carabao Cup Semi-Final second leg between Arsenal …

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