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Gaming company founders join SBC Digital India speaker line-up

SBC Digital India speaker line-up

The speaker line-up for the SBC Digital India conference and exhibition is set to feature the founders of some of the market leaders in the country’s fast-growing real-money gaming industry. The conference agenda for the online event on 27-28 January 2021 will address many of the major issues influencing the future of India’s online skill game, sports, esports, lottery, and …

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Sportradar takes over AFC data distribution contract

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Sportradar has been selected as the official video and data distribution partner to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in an eight-year agreement running from 2021 to 2028. The global data and video rights deal, which was negotiated by Football Marketing Asia (FMA), will see Sportradar collect and distribute audio-visual content and match-related data from AFC national team tournaments and club …

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Assaf Dor, Cellxpert: Rewriting standards for iGaming affiliation

Cellxpert

The need to present clearer, more transparent player data for affiliates and provide a stronger management layer for operators to mitigate new regulatory requirements is behind the vision that Cellxpert has for the ‘industry standard’ of affiliate marketing in the iGaming sector.  SBC News caught up with CEO and Founder Assaf Dor (pictured above), who took us through some of …

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BWF hands out heavy penalties to Indonesian badminton players

BWF hands out heavy penalties to Indonesian badminton players

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has handed heavy penalties to eight Indonesian players as well as a Malaysian equipment supplier. Of the eight players, three have received lifetime bans for betting, match fixing and match manipulation, whilst the remaining five have been given suspensions ranging from six to 12 years. In addition to their suspensions, the five players also face …

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SBC Digital India agenda focuses on gaming industry’s greatest opportunities

SBC Digital India Agenda

The conference agenda for SBC Digital India is set to provide a comprehensive analysis of the vast potential of the country’s real-money gaming (RMG) industry, with content that delivers insights on the future of the sports, online skill game, land-based casino, lottery, and esports sectors.  The new online conference and exhibition on 27-28 January 2021 will feature a line-up of …

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Robert Pires joins CMD368 as Brand Ambassador

French football legend Robert Pires has been appointed Brand Ambassador at Asian online casino and sports betting operator CMD368. In his role as a Brand Ambassador, Pires will work closely with CMD368 to promote the company’s brand in Asia and carry out digital marketing ahead of next year’s highly anticipated UEFA European Championship. He will also participate in a promotional …

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Match momentum in esports – does it really exist?

2020 has been the year of esports. As fewer and fewer sports events could take place due to COVID-19 in 2020, esports matches continued to be played online.  The betting industry has caught up. Where esports used to be a side note before, there are now entire betting portals dedicated just to esports. And no traditional bookmaker will now be …

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SoftSwiss expands reach with trifecta of Asian market entries

SoftSwiss

SoftSwiss has continued to expand its offering into new gaming markets after debuting its solutions in India, Japan and South Korea.  The supplier’s newly-launched sportsbook solution will be adapted to the Indian market, enabling players to wager on more than 60 different sports – including cricket and horse racing – across over 1200 different markets.  The solution will also feature …

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Rank adds finance expert Chew Seong Aun as a corporate advisor

Rank Group Plc has announced a directorate change with Chew Seong Aun replacing Tang Hong Cheong as a company non-executive director. An expert in corporate finance, Seong Aun is the current group CFO and board member of Honk Kong-based private investment fund Guoco Group, the current majority shareholder of Rank Plc. Seong Aun has had a 30-year executive career in …

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Carsten Koerl joined by three regional CEOs in Sportradar reorganisation

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Sportradar Group CEO Carsten Koerl will be supported by three regional CEOs in a company reorganisation, effective from 1 January 2021.  The new setup, explained Sportradar, provides it with more flexibility to support future growth, while enabling the business to operate in closer proximity to its end markets. The three new regional CEOs will be Arne Rees (North America), Werner …

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