World Cup 2018

Perform Gaming dabbles in Five-a-Side Live Fantasy

Perform Gaming is ready for the FIFA World Cup kick-off after launching a free-to-play and in-play Fantasy Football game, dabblebet Five-a-Side Live, in partnership with The Mirror. The Mirror has been specially selected by Perform Gaming as the ideal media partner to drive football-focused traffic to the game, which aims to bring an innovative and truly immersive experience to the …

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Oddslife signs up betFIRST for ‘BetSurvivor’ World Cup game

Oddslife has teamed up with Belgian operator betFIRST to launch a last man standing social betting game ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russia. BetSurvivor has been produced by Oddslife, the tech company behind the recently launched SportKenya, to find the sharpest predictor at this summer’s tournament. This new venture will help to establish another network for betFIRST, part …

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Ian Sims – Rightlander: Playing by the rules

Ian Sims, founder of affiliate landing page tracker, Rightlander, discusses how operators and affiliates can ensure compliance during the World Cup The World Cup is set to be the betting event of the year. Operators will be keen to leverage the opportunity to increase new player sign-ups, boost wagers and, ultimately, drive a significant uptick in bottom line. Affiliates will …

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Mr Green CEO tips England for ‘year of redemption’

Mr Green CEO Jesper Kärrbrink has predicted a “year of redemption” for English football, but expects Germany and a Kylian Mbappé inspired France to contest the World Cup final. Kärrbrink, who will play a starring role during Betting on Sports Week (18-21 September), has made a series of predictions for this summer’s tournament in Russia, which concludes in Moscow on …

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BetVictor launches ‘The Million Pound Bet’ World Cup competition

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BetVictor has unveiled its ‘The Million Pound Bet’ competition, which guarantees to give away in excess of £1,000,000 during the course of the fast approaching Russia World Cup. The online bookmaker is to give away the sum of one million pounds to the customer who places a winning bet with the biggest odds on any World Cup market, with punters needing …

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Sportsbet.io unveils “Your Road To Glory” World Cup show

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Sportsbet.io, part of the Coingaming Group, has announced the launch of an interactive live Twitch-based World Cup show, promising a broadcast “full of unique betting insight.” Bringing news and views from the football showpiece which is set to be held in Russia, “Your Road To Glory” will begin its coverage during the first game of the tournament, Russia versus Saudi …

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Altenar strikes partnership with Latvian sportsbook Klondaika

Malta-based sports betting solutions provider Altenar has announced a new partnership with Klondaika, with the Latvian gaming brand set to roll out its new sportsbook today. Altenar’s sport betting platform will operate with Klondaika’s existing brand to deliver a tailored sports betting service to its customers. The new sportsbook will offer betting options for over 600 different markets, including in-play betting …

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Pinnacle ramps up World Cup fever with €20,000 Shoot-Out

Pinnacle customers have been given the chance to hit a World Cup jackpot this summer, with the bookmaker’s €20,000 Shoot-Out competition. As well as the main €20,000 prize, the highly-regarded online operator is offering €10,000 to anyone who can answer the “Golden Goal” question. The promotion rewards predictive skill with ten yes or no World Cup related questions. Anyone who …

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Scout Gaming secures NRK Norway World Cup 2018 DFS partnership

European daily fantasy sports platform provider Scout Gaming continues its 2018 commercial momentum, announcing that it has secured a DFS supplier agreement with Norwegian public broadcaster NRK AS. Securing its new partnership, Scout Gaming will be charged with delivering NRK broadcast properties with a ‘free-to- play’ World Cup Russia 2018’ fantasy sports product. The NRK branded DFS product, will be …

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