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Football aficionado Balague takes up role with Football Index

High-profile football pundit, author and journalist Guillem Balague has joined Football Index as a brand ambassador for the football trading platform. Balague will host trader events and produce regular, exclusive blogs and videos for the platform, which gives users the ability to buy, sell and build a portfolio of players. It is hoped that Football Index’s collaboration with Balague will …

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Algosport announces BetBuilder extension ahead of #bosweek

Industry algorithm specialist Algosport has extended its BetBuilder product to accommodate in-play, cash-out and edit-your-bet functionality. As well as football, it will also be available on the new tennis, snooker and handball products. BetBuilder seeks to automate the ‘Request-a-Bet’ functionality that is manually operated by bookmakers via Twitter. Proving to be a hit over the World Cup, Algosport is now extending this …

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Sky Bet launches new ‘Group Betting’ functionality

Online bookmaker Sky Bet has announced the launch of its new feature ‘Group Betting’, allowing its customer to form ‘community accumulators’. ‘The concept is for a group of friends to create a Group in which they build a Group Bet (Accumulator) by each member of the group making one selection each’ details Sky Bet in its product release. When the …

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SBC Events hits the bullseye with Betting on Sports Week agenda

The CEO of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC), the Chief Legal Officer of the PGA Tour and a five-time snooker World Champion will join the strongest lineup of speakers the sports betting industry has ever seen. The PDC’s Matt Porter, Len Brown from the PGA Tour and Ronnie O’Sullivan were just three of the names that caught the eye as …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Pinnacle’s Benjamin Cronin

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. Relive the 1998-2010 World Cup era with Pinnacle’s Content and Social Media Manager Benjamin Cronin, who goes on a journey from his …

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6 of the Best – Kambi’s Mattias Eriksson

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This week’s 6 of the Best gives the readers on SBC News an insight into the life of Mattias Eriksson, the newly appointed Chief Product Officer at Kambi. Keep reading to find out more about Eriksson, formerly Director of Business Development and Innovation at Svenska Spel, including which album changed his “exploration of music”, and what book he describes as lifelike …

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Twitter signs Australian World Cup broadcasting deal

Twitter has signed a groundbreaking deal with Australian broadcaster SBS to broadcast a live show at this Summer’s World Cup. The show which will be called #WorldGameLIVE, will be broadcast on a daily basis throughout the duration of the much anticipated tournament.    Suzy Nicoletti, Twitter Australia Managing Director, commented: “Aussie football fans don’t need to look any further than …

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Amazon renews NFL Thursday Night streaming contract

Retail technology giant Amazon has renewed its ‘Thursday Night NFL’ streaming rights contract for a further two seasons, at a cost of $130 million. The NFL’s governance has confirmed that Amazon Prime Video will continue to be its lead streaming OTT platform service for Thursday night games. The deal sees Amazon secure 11 Thursday night NFL matches, which will be …

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Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale – Addressing non-betting football fans

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Innovation forms a crucial aspect of many industries, particularly amongst the plethora of spheres within gambling and gaming globally. With the cost of acquiring new customers and the rate of churn increasing, one particular challenge is how to engage and monetise new customers. Bruce Bale, CEO of Sportdec, briefly discusses this challenge and the motivation for innovation: “[It] is about …

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Responsible gambling the focus in new five year Sky Bet and EFL deal

Sky Bet has announced a new five-year headline sponsorship deal with the English Football League (EFL), strengthening its responsible gambling strategy in the process. The deal, which will run until the culmination of the 2023/24 season, will represent a 20% year on year increase from 2019/20 on the current deal. Richard Flint, CEO of Sky Betting and Gaming, said: “We’re …

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