Tag Archives: UFC

UFC 229 sets new records with Parimatch

Shrouded in controversy and awash with excitement, this weekend’s UFC 229 card from Las Vegas not only drew viewers from all over the globe, but it also smashed betting records with the UFC’s official betting partner Parimatch. The international online betting group revealed that amongst their customers, this weekend’s fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor was the most popular …

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Betsafe continues strong Bellew partnership

Ahead of Tony Bellew’s eagerly anticipated rematch with his domestic rival David Haye, Betsafe has confirmed it will continue its strong partnership with the Evertonian boxer. Bellew is a pivotal part of Betsafe’s expansive sponsorship portfolio, the boxer is joined by Conor McGregor, Manchester City, Sam Twiston-Davies, Jimi Manuwa and Cage Warriors in being sponsored by the online betting and …

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New Jersey congressman makes case to end federal sports betting ban

New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone has voiced his belief that the federal ban on sports betting should be lifted. Pallone, a member of the Democratic Party, did so during a congressional hearing relating to the safety and regulation of mixed martial arts (MMA) in the state. He used the opportunity to shine a spotlight on the Gaming Accountability & Modernisation …

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Sponsorship Spotlight – Brand synergy for Betsafe and MMA Cage Warriors

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Betsafe has become the official gaming partner for Cage Warriors, in a two-year deal which includes extensive branding on the cage, in-arena event initiatives and the option to create engaging fan content with the fighters. SBC caught up with Global Brand Manager Neill Simpson to find out why MMA is so attractive to Betsafe, how they will measure the success …

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Telegraph Media Group launches ‘Telegraph Predictor’ game with i-pools

Peer-to-peer pools provider i-pools has announced the launch of the ‘Telegraph Predictor’ (predictor.telegraph.co.uk/) in partnership with news publisher Telegraph Media Group. Serviced through the i-pools network, the Telegraph Predictor game will allow players to create and share their own tournaments as well as join any of the network’s simple to play betting games. The platform currently serves 19 sports, including football, …

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UFC 205 breaking Sportsbet.io betting levels

UFC 205 has already broken records as the most bet on UFC fight night of all time, according to figures from Sportsbet.io. The Bitcoin sportsbook has enjoyed a steady stream of bets in the lead-up to Saturday night’s event in New York, which has already beaten Sportsbet’s previous high for the most wagered on a UFC card. Unsurprisingly, the headline …

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Cash strapped Deutsche Bank eyes $440 million sale of Red Rock Resorts

The Financial Times has reported that embattled European bank Deutsche Bank is preparing to cash-in on its 17% stake in Nevada casino operator Red Rock Resorts (formerly known as Station Casinos). Deutsche governance are reported to be seeking a $440 million sale price for its stake in Red Rock a company it invested in 2011 as the operator looked to …

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Tabcorp secures UFC Australia wagering partnership

Australian gambling operator Tabcorp has confirmed that its online betting subsidiary Tab.com.au has signed a multi-year partnership with the UFC, becoming its official Australian wagering partner. Tabcorp marketing secures the partnership ahead of the UFC returning to Australia on 27 November for ‘Fight Night Melbourne’ Luke Rockhold vs Jacare Souza 2. As a UFC sponsor, the Tab.com.au brand will get …

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