Partners

Kindred Group aligns with Middlesbrough FC in community initiative

Image of Middlesbrough FC's Riverside Stadium

Kindred Group has donated its shirt sponsorship of Middlesbrough FC to the MFC Foundation as part of a new agreement with the Championship club to strengthen its links with community initiatives. The online gambling operator, which owns sports betting and casino brands 32Red and Unibet, is one of Boro’s principal partners. The two parties currently promote safer gambling practices through …

Read More »

32Red’s Neil Banbury: A ban on gambling sponsorships could be fatal for sporting club initiatives

A ban on betting sponsorships would have a ‘huge impact’ on sporting organisations and important initiatives established by football clubs, 32Red’s Neil Banbury has warned. In an interview with Insider Sport ahead of the 2005 Gambling Act review, Banbury expressed his fears about how damaging prohibiting gambling companies from partnering with sports bodies and clubs could be. The operator recently …

Read More »

Premier League club joins forces with YGAM charity

The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) charity has teamed up with Burnley Football Club in a bid to educate supporters about the risks of gambling, the Burnley Express reported. The pair aim to visit local Lancashire schools and take over PSHE lessons, with the help of the club’s foundation, Burnley FC in the Community. “The training provided by …

Read More »

SBC Digital Summit CIS: Football and sports betting ‘need’ one another

Football, which is arguably the ‘biggest sport in the world’, captures the attention of supporters and professional players across the globe. Fans who crave the sport often become more immersed via the route of betting and gambling.  The ever-changing industry is inevitably taking advantage of this spike in activity but with new, stricter regulations being fixed in place, what does …

Read More »

Professional cricketer Chris Wood unites with EPIC

Professional Hampshire CCC cricketer Chris Wood has today joined EPIC Risk Management in a new role as a Pro-Sport Facilitator. The 30-year-old, who has struggled with a betting addiction for 11 years, hopes to help others by sharing his ‘incredible story’ after linking up with the gambling-harm minimisation consultancy company. Wood made his professional debut in 2010 for Hampshire against …

Read More »

STATSCORE combines with Altenar for continued growth

Cash Out

Global sports data centre STATSCORE has joined with sportsbook software Altenar in a deal to create ‘high-quality’ widgets for betting companies. The two companies have been ‘dynamically’ developing together and have finally combined forces to create the Livematch Pro widgets. “We are very excited about having the possibility to cooperate with STATSCORE,” said Domenico Mazzola (pictured), Altenar’s Commercial Director, about the …

Read More »

Swansea City partners with Big Step to launch gambling awareness programme

Gambling harm reduction charity, Big Step, has signed a deal with Swansea City FC in what has been described as a “trailblazing new partnership” for English football.  The football-focused gambling education programme, which is part of the ‘Gambling with Lives’ charity, will work with the Championship club to raise awareness of the risks of betting on sport and compulsive behaviours. …

Read More »

AffiliateINSIDER to host Betting on Sports webinar, Reality 2019: Survival of the Fittest

AffiliateINSIDER to host Betting on Sports webinar, Reality 2019: Survival of the Fittest

SBC’s fortnightly Betting on Sports webinar series continues on Wednesday 21 August with ‘Reality 2019: Survival of the Fittest’, an in-depth look at the changing nature of player acquisition programmes, hosted by AffiliateINSIDER. The session will examine why a number of the industry’s player acquisition programmes are struggling to transition to the sector’s new marketing demands. As we approach the …

Read More »

Betradar broadens portfolio with latest virtual launch

Betradar, the betting arm of sports data intelligence provider Sportradar, has added to its gaming portfolio after launching it’s ‘Virtual Football Champions Cup‘. The new feature is set to allow operators to leverage increased betting activity which usually takes place during head-to-head football matches featuring Europe’s best teams.    Sportradar’s Managing Director Gaming Solutions, Frank Wenzig commented on the addition: “Virtual …

Read More »

Integrity task force concludes with no cases of manipulation

The FIFA integrity task force, which was set up to monitor this summer’s Women’s World Cup, has concluded there was no suspicion of match manipulation at the tournament.  The task force was formed to support FIFA in addressing any integrity-related concerns and has been deemed a success despite betting turnover during the competition being found to be an estimated 14 …

Read More »