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Red Tiger Gaming strikes William Hill deal

Red Tiger Gaming has announced a new partnership with William Hill, who in turn have become the first Gibraltar licensed operator to have have access to its full suite of products. Under the terms of the deal, Red Tiger’s online casino games portfolio and player management software are to be integrated. WIlliam Hill Vegas is the first platform to feature …

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Stride Gaming gains India vision purchasing 51% stake in Passion Gaming

Updating the market, London-AIM listed online gambling group Stride Gaming has confirmed that it has acquired a 51% stake in Indian operator Passion Gaming. Issuing a corporate update, Stride governance has disclosed that it has acquired its controlling stake in Passion Gaming for a total cash consideration of $3.75 million. Chandigarh-based Passion Gaming is the operator of popular Indian Rummy …

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Asian AFC launches new ‘integrity monitoring app’ in partnership with Sportradar

Seeking to enhance its capabilities against match-fixing, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has launched a dedicated ‘integrity mobile application’ powered by sports data and integrity specialist Sportradar. The integrity app will enable fans, players and officials to report possible suspicious activities or provide information concerning match-fixing or corruption to the AFC Integrity Unit. AFC officials detail that the app will …

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Dmitry Starostenkov – EvenBet Gaming – Raising the bar in daily fantasy sports

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Earlier this year EvenBet Gaming unveiled its new daily fantasy sports (DFS) product, with the feature packed turnkey solution designed to break new ground within the vertical. Dmitry Starostenkov, CEO of EvenBet Gaming, has been speaking to SBC about what makes the online gaming software developers DFS product stand out from the crowd, developments that it has been going through …

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India to review new sports ethics & integrity bill

India’s Lower House has cleared the passage for the ‘National Sports Ethics Commission Bill’ to be reviewed by the Delhi ‘Sansad’ Parliament. The sports bill has been developed by former India BCCI cricket Chairman and BJP (India Peoples Party) MP Anurag Thakur, who first tabled the bill in 2016, seeking a stronger ethical code for Indian professional sports. Thakur and …

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Racecourse Media and Meydan Group’s in new production and distribution deal

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has been awarded a fresh two year worldwide production and distribution contract by Meydan Group. The agreement will encompass the full horseracing seasons at Meydan Racecourse, which began on November 9 and culminates on March 31 with the US$30m Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest day’s racing. Frank Gabriel Jr, Executive Director of Racing at Dubai …

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Plan for the World Cup and beyond at Betting on Football 2018 #bofcon2018

SBC Events has lined up a full day’s track dedicated to the FIFA World Cup at Betting on Football 2018 (20-23 March), as part of a comprehensive conference agenda ahead of next year’s tournament in Russia. Featuring eight main tracks and more than 40 sessions across Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 March, #bofcon2018 will present over 150 experts from the …

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AS Roma gains official Asian regional betting partner

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Italian football club AS Roma has announced a new commercial partnership with Asian online betting company KB88.com. Under the terms of the agreement the Philippines based brand will become the club’s official regional betting partner, although the length of the deal was not disclosed. Luca Danovaro, Chief Marketing Officer of AS Roma, said: “This is a new and important partnership …

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Asia slowdown and bingo delivery issues see Playtech miss 2017 market forecast

Ahead of its Q3 trading update (released on 14 November), FTSE-listed gambling technology firm Playtech Plc has issued a corporate update detailing that it has experienced a slowdown in Asia and problems with the delivery of its Sun Bingo supplier contract. Updating investors, Playtech governance has detailed that the combined impacts will see the technology firm deliver annual profits 5% …

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Educating Hong Kong with Sportradar

The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA), in collaboration with Sportradar, has hosted a week long integrity programme for players and officials across the territory. An official partner of HKFA, the programme has been developed and run by Sportradar, with a particular focus being placed on educating and protecting players from potential match fixing approaches. HKFA CEO Mark Sutcliffe said: “As …

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