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Genius Sports inks multi-year B.League data and streaming partnership

Genius Sports has been designated as the exclusive international streaming and data partner for betting to Japan’s B.League – the governing body for professional basketball in the country. Genius has been granted the exclusive rights to capture, manage and distribute the B.League’s official data and video content to its global network of regulated sportsbook partners as part of the deal, …

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BCCI Anti-Corruption Chief affirms that ‘betting encourages match fixing’

Shabir Hussein Shekhadam Khandwawala, the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) new Chief of the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has taken a strong stance against legalised betting. The new anti-corruption leader’s opinions are in stark contrast to former BCCI ACU head Ajit Singh, who believed that stricter regulations of India’s betting industry would assist with controlling and combating corruption …

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Betway maintains esports presence with PSG.LGD extension

Online sports betting operator Betway has maintained its extensive presence in the esports sector via a renewal of its partnership with the PSG.LGD Dota 2 team. The contract extension with Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain has seen Betway solidify its position as the main partner for the club’s China-based esports team, and will also join PSG’s wider operations in the …

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Sportradar strengthens China position with CBA League data deal

Sports data intelligence solutions provider Sportradar has strengthened its branding and market position in China via an agreement with the country’s CBA League.  The multi-year partnership with the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) will commence during the current 2020/21 season, and will see Sportradar collect data from regular-season games, postseason games and All-Star Games. This data will in turn be distributed …

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‘Affil U Bro’: How the Affilka platform is solving pain points for iGaming operators

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It might be a ‘new kid on the block’ among more established affiliate tracking platforms for iGaming operators, but Affilka – an offspring of SoftSwiss – has made huge strides since evolving into a platform independent of its parent company in 2019.  Anastasia Borovaya (pictured), Affilka Product Owner at SoftSwiss, tells us about the platform’s key features, delivering performance data …

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Stake.com targets LatAm and Asian markets with UFC partnership

Stake.com has been confirmed as the first official betting partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), in an agreement targeting the Latin American and Asian markets. The agreement has seen the cryptocurrency sports betting and gaming operator named the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion’s official sponsor in both regions, with the exception of Brazil. First launched in 2017, Stake.com is …

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William Morris, SIS: Showcasing the best racing content across every time zone

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William Morris, Head of International Horse Racing at SIS, discusses the importance of providing a diversified racing portfolio in today’s marketplace, before identifying a couple of international ‘race meets’ which now form a crucial part of the company’s content portfolio. SBC: First of all, how important is it to be able to offer a diverse racing portfolio in today’s marketplace? …

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Nova88 names Joe Cole as sportsbook brand ambassador

Asian sportsbook Nova88 has named former England international Joe Cole as its new brand ambassador. Welcoming Cole as ambassador, Nova88 stated that the former Premier League star had the ‘perfect pedigree and experience to give his expert insight on domestic, European and international football’ through the collaboration. Nova88 will release a series of video content to mark the partnership, featuring …

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Internet Vikings debuts Singapore data centre

Internet Vikings debuts Singapore data centre

Internet Vikings has grown its footprint within the South East Asian market after launching a new cloud hosting platform in Singapore.  The new platform will enable Internet Vikings to strengthen its offering to Internet Service Providers (ISPs), iGaming operators and ecommerce platforms across the region. “We are very excited to expand our network into one of the largest tech hubs …

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