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SIS expands Watch and Bet reach via Unibet deal

SIS expands Watch and Bet reach via Unibet deal

Unibet customers across Australia, Europe, Ireland and the UK will now gain access to 24/7 live betting channels after SIS (Sports Information Services) signed an agreement to deliver its racing content in a Watch and Bet format. Through the partnership, SIS will supply its branded 24/7 live betting channels featuring live streams of UK and Irish horse racing and greyhound …

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Betting brands set for 2021 Cheltenham sponsorship boost

Betting brands sponsoring this year’s Cheltenham Festival are set to benefit from increased exposure, with the event forecast to pull in its biggest viewing audience in 10 years due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to figures compiled by Nielsen Sports. The sports measurement and analytics firm also estimated that over £500 million is expected to be wagered on races during …

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Kindred adds ‘sustainability council’ to its boardroom duties

Kindred Group Plc has published its ‘2020 Sustainability Report’ outlining its progress on core objectives related to social responsibility, safer gambling, customer care, employee well-being and corporate governance.  2020 saw Kindred become the first publicly listed online gambling firm to disclose ‘transparent KPIs’ tracking the percentage of gross-win revenues derived from harmful gambling.  Transparent KPIs have been added to the …

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Grandmaster Carlsen leads Team Kindred at the FIDE Corporate Chess Championship

Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen will represent ‘Team Kindred’ at the inaugural edition of the ‘FIDE Online World Corporate Chess Championships’.  This weekend (19-21 February), world chess governing body FIDE will host its first corporate championships with a reported 288 company teams registered, as 1,467 players compete to win the online rapid chess tournament. Kindred Group has confirmed its tournament participation …

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Ström’s Veralda sells 2% shareholding in Kambi Group 

Veralda, the private investment fund of Swedish sports betting tycoon Anders Ström, has confirmed the sale of 675,000 shares in Kambi Group Plc. The share sale was executed yesterday, with Veralda divesting 2% of its current equity in Stockholm-listed Kambi for a purchase price of SEK 462 per share (€45). The transaction placed with private Swedish and institutional private investors …

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Kindred lauds its ‘strict discipline’ delivering record growth

Kindred Group Plc has continued its run of delivering consecutive ‘all-time high’ quarter performances, with the group praising its scalable business model and operating discipline. Publishing its full-year 2020 results, the Stockholm-listed online gambling group achieved a record performance in customer activity, breaking the 1.75 million active player mark across its brand portfolio. High customer activity saw Kindred record all-time-high …

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Kindred adds transparent safer gambling metrics to group reports

Kindred Group Plc has become the first industry incumbent to publish its share of corporate revenues ‘derived from harmful gambling’. The Stockholm-listed online gambling group will publish its new ‘transparency metric’ as part of its safer gambling mandate, in which the company seeks to achieve – ‘zero per cent of revenues from harmful gambling by 2023’. Updating its corporate stakeholders, …

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Kindred promotes Andreas Reimblad to group sportsbook lead 

Kindred Group Plc has confirmed the internal promotion of Andreas Reimblad who will assume the senior management position of Group Head of Sportsbook.  Reimblad will take over from former incumbent Erik Backlund, who was promoted to Chief Product Officer (CPO) of the Stockholm-listed online gambling group last year. Mirroring his predecessor, Kindred stated that Reimblad had proven his capacity and …

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Kindred closes 2020 trading with ‘strongest quarter ever’

Kindred Group Plc has has recorded its ‘strongest quarter ever’ after publishing a trading update on its Q4 2020 activities. Ahead of disclosing its full-year trading results on 10 February 2020, Kindred stated that it has recorded an ‘all-time high’ in group revenues, predicting figures of approximately £365 million – a 55% increase on the corresponding period in 2019.  The …

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Stefan Lundborg resigns from non-exec Kindred role pending SECA investigation

Kindred Group Plc has informed investors that corporate advisor Stefan Lundborg has resigned from all duties as a non-executive director with immediate effect.  The resignation is related to Lundborg being investigated for ‘insider crime’ by the Swedish Economic Crime Authority (SECA), for which Kindred has offered its full cooperation with the public prosecutor and SECA agencies. Kindred stated that it …

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