Tag Archives: South Korea

FantasyBet offers daily contests for FIFA Women’s World Cup

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FantasyBet has become the first fantasy sports provider to offer daily fantasy contests for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Starting on Friday 7 June for the opening match between France and South Korea, the site will give fantasy managers the chance to pit their wits against each other in free-to-enter and pay-to-enter contests, with bigger prizes up for grabs …

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The World Cup’s Finest with GiG’s Director of Sports Endre Nesset

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. Today’s entry from Endre Nesset, Director of Sports at Gaming Innovation Group, delves into the history of numerous World Cup’s of yesteryear, …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Nektan’s Oliver Wilson

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. Join Oliver Wilson, Director of Client Services at Nektan, as he discusses one of the greatest strikers in World Cup history, which …

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The World Cup’s Finest with IBAS MD Richard Hayler

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. Joining us this afternoon is Richard Hayler, Managing Director of Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS), who addresses two English strikers both charged …

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Oddschecker’s World Cup story thus far

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The business end of the World Cup is well and truly underway, with one slip in the knockout rounds holding the possibility between crucial progression and a disappointing flight home. As everyone’s gaze focuses straight ahead however, Oddschecker have been busy looking back at the last fortnight of football, which saw an exciting group stage of 48 games have 122 …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Sky Bet’s Paul Lowery

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. Paul Lowery, Head of Sports Trading at Sky Betting and Gaming, is the latest to share his own personal World Cup highlights …

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Russia 2018: Digesting the draw

As Friday’s draw concluded and the World Cup began to take shape, fans were left pondering a mouthwatering clash between Spain and Portugal, renewed optimism in the Three Lions and a slightly surreal tournament opener.   Gareth Southgate’s England were handed a favourable start to the tournament, taking on Tunisia and World Cup debutants Panama in the opening two games. …

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IGT confirms sale of Double Down to Korean games developer DoubleU for $825 million

This morning New York-listed IGT Group Plc has informed the market that it has signed a ‘definitive agreement’ to sell its social casino subsidiary Double Down Interactive (Double Down) to South Korean games developer DoubleU Games (DoubleU). IGT governance informed investors that it had agreed to sell its social casino asset for $825 million, representing a value of 10.5x on …

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South Korean pitcher charged with manipulating baseball games

South Korean prosecutors have charged Lee Tae Yang, a pitcher for NC Dinos in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), with manipulating games for gambling purposes. He is facing a lifetime ban from the KBO, which would also prevent him from playing professionally in the US, Japan or Taiwan. It has been alleged that Yang deliberately allowed first-innings walks and runs …

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South Korea eSports in shock following match fixing arrests

It has been revealed that a special investigation unit in South Korea has identified twelve people that are suspected of being heavily involved in a match-fixing ring within popular eSports title Starcraft 2.    The official prosecutor’s report, which was translated and made available on Starcraft community site Team Liquid, nine suspects have been both indicted and arrested. These include …

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