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PMU expands PSG partnership into esports

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PMU and PSG have enjoyed a partnership which has now spanned over six years. The latest news is that it is to be extended into the Parisian club’s new esports arm.  PMU is one of the most established French betting companies and it recently launched its esports brand, PMU eSport. The aim of this is to be involved with the statistics ... Read More »

UltraPlay signs deals with Betinvest and Golden Race

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Esports betting supplier UltraPlay has announced that it has signed deals with both Betinvest and Golden Race. UltraPlay CEO Dariy Margaritov commented: “With the company’s core ambition to offer a wide variety of winning products to its customers, UltraPlay has successfully started another fruitful partnership with two of the best sports product providers Betinvest and Golden Race.”  Betinvest’s VP of Business ... Read More »

Betting Gods amongst men at Doncaster?

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Darren Moore of Betting Gods has provided his picks for Doncaster this week as he looks to prove his mettle in the Tipster Challenge.  Moore is the Director at professional sports tipster network and here he provides SBC readers with his best bets across six races.  He will be going up against 10th placed Stephen Harris and the experts from ... Read More »

Ryan Scarratt – Front Runner – Giving niche sports the airtime they deserve

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Following Front Runner’s sponsorship deal with the bookmaker Mr Green, we had a chat with Ryan Scarratt of niche sports channel Front Runner. The new free to view sports channel has taken an interesting approach to broadcasting in 2017 when the bulk of similar companies are reflecting the paid subscription model. From showing ice hockey to poker and MMA it’s focused ... Read More »

Pinnacle has taken its 5 millionth esports wager

Esports betting has come a long way in the past year and Pinnacle announced today that it has now taken five million bets on esports markets. The first esports wager was taken by the bookmaker back in 2010 and it was only last year that it hit the three millionth wager mark. Two million bets in less than six months demonstrates ... Read More »

SBTech signs up two new European partners

Two European bookmakers in the form of bet90 and Get’s Bet have revealed that they have established agreements to use SBTech’s omni-channel solution. Get’s Bet is a Romanian operator which boasts over 500 retail outlets and was launched back in 2004. Its store customers will now be served by SBTech solutions which includes a single wallet across both self-service betting terminals and ... Read More »

BtoBet restructures and appoints a new CEO

There have been some big changes over at BtoBet with the Board deciding to adopt a new process and structure.  Kostandina Zafirovska has been appointed as the new CEO while Alessandro Fried will fill the newlt created position of Chairman of the company.  The outgoing Fried will take care of the strategic aspects and the expansion of BtoBet’s business in ... Read More »

RTSmunity and Sporting Solutions partner for new esports in-play service

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Sporting Solutions has today announced a partnership with esports supplier RTSmunity to provide an in-play service for sportsbooks. The terms of the agreement means Sporting Solutions’ partners will be able to access RTSmunity’s real-time prices on over 9000 events per year on all the big esports titles. William Hill, which so far has been relatively quiet when it comes to ... Read More »

Long live the DraftKings of Europe

DraftKings recently became one of the first DFS operators to secure a Maltese Controlled Skill Gaming licence.  It didn’t take long for the company to reveal its European plans for 2017 either with a German launch planned for Q1. The operator entered the UK space around a year ago and the mega merger with FanDuel is expected to be fully ... Read More »

Team Fortress 2 has a problem with skins gambling

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Last year saw CS:GO developer Valve embroiled in a skins betting scandal, and whilst this rages on, it seems that another of its titles Team Fortress 2 is now on the hit-list too. Whilst Valve issued cease and desist letters to upwards of 40 sites offering gambling on its skins (in-game items) in some form last summer, claims that ‘skins ... Read More »