Tag Archives: United States

Power of football utilised to drive Sportradar CSR initiative

Sportradar have partnered with streetfootballworld, an organisation utilising the power of football to change the world for good, in a bid to pool motivation and expertise to drive social change through a mutual passion of football. In line with a commitment to enhance its global corporate social responsibility (CSR), as well as corporate citizenship, Sportradar is to engage its offices …

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US sports players associations speak out on PASPA

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Players associations representing athletes across four key sports within the United States have joined together to release a statement regarding the prospect of legalised sports betting within the country. Union’s for professional players across baseball (MLBPA), basketball (NBPA), American football (NFLPA) and ice hockey (NHLPA), have today (Thursday April 12) issued the following statement: “Given the pending Supreme Court decision regarding …

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Open field at Augusta ahead of Golf’s first major of the year

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The 2018 US Masters is almost upon us, with the triumphant individual not only receiving the honour of donning the famous green jacket at the Augusta National, but also taking home a $1.9m slice of the $11m purse. It could be argued that a plethora of names are serious contenders to be on top upon the tournaments culmination this Sunday …

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OPTIMA – the choice for those who want to lead and be different

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Sports betting and gaming solutions provider OPTIMA enjoyed a frantic end to 2017, completing two key deals in addition to scooping the SBC Award for Standalone Platform Provider of the Year. Beginning the new year where they left off the old, Jacob Lopez, OPTIMA Chief Executive Officer, spoke to SBC at last week’s ICE Totally Gaming held at the ExCeL …

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Bringing the buzz at ICE: US, Big Data, Blockchain and Crypto

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With just a few days to go until the start of ICE London (6-8 February), the sponsors of London Baby have embraced the growing ‘buzz’ around the world’s biggest gaming exhibition. Once again, SBC has joined forces with iGaming Business to host #londonbaby2018, the largest networking party on the first night of the exhibition (6 February), held at the stunning …

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Betradar to launch sports betting solutions for US market

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Betradar has detailed plans to launch “a comprehensive range of tools and services” to companies looking to provide sports betting in a post PASPA United States. Acknowledging a variety of permutations could yet impact the landscape following the Supreme Court ruling, it was detailed that existing operators, in addition to new entrants, could benefit from the firm’s expertise in navigating …

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Gambling.com enters regulated United States market

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Gambling.com has revealed the latest arm of its global expansion, with the release of a localised version of its site in the United States. The group has detailed that this is the first step of its plan to take market share in the growing, regulated US online gambling market. Kevin McCrystle, Chief Operating Officer for Gambling.com Group, said “Gambling.com USA is …

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OPTIMA – The continued growth of the serverless solution

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Betting solutions provider OPTIMA concluded a successful 2017 by not only agreeing a deal to supply Betfred with its Multi-Channel Gaming Suite platform, but also by being crowned Standalone Platform Provider of the Year at the SBC Awards.    OPTIMA received the award, which its CEO Jacob Lopez described as “a great accomplishment” in the same month that it also reached a …

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NYX Gaming confirms OGS agreement with Paf

NYX Gaming Group has unveiled the latest deal regarding its Open Gaming System (OGS), after agreeing to integrate into Finnish operator Paf. The supplier to casino, sportsbook, lottery and bingo operators worldwide will provide content to customers of Paf, who primarily serve players in Finland, Estonia, Sweden and Spain. A variety of proven proprietary content from the four in house …

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Business Briefs – featuring Unicef, the Ponca Tribe and NetEnt

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This round up features controversy over the prolonged construction of a new casino in the United States, a Northern Irish publican appealing the court’s decision that he isn’t fit to hold a licence and a Maltese DFS summit, amongst others.  Charity lottery launched in Scandinavia Zeal Group and Unicef have teamed up to launch Norway’s first digital only charity lottery, …

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