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DraftKings scores exclusive MLS fantasy partnership

Following last week’s announcement that it would spend $250 million on Disney ESPN inventory over the next two years, US daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings continues to ramp up its marketing coverage by announcing an exclusive partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS). The MLS will become the fifth professional sports league/body to become an official partner of DraftKings joining the …

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Predict the Six turns to crowdfunding to finance ‘rapid’ expansion

Premiership based football betting game Predict The Six has launched a crowdfunding campaign in order to fulfil its ambition of rapid expansion. The football jackpot game is aiming to become a modernised football pools for the 21st Century. It launched last season, and enjoyed considerable success, with the idea of the game very simple to understand, and easy to use. …

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William Hill announces launch of £50 million Prem Predictor competition

Gearing up to the start of a new Premiership football season, William Hill has announced the launch of its £50 million Prem Predictor jackpot. UK William Hill customers will be able to predict the final positions of all 20 Premier League clubs for their chance to win £50 million. Cost per prediction will be charged at £2, selections will be …

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Marathonbet – Top of the kop with Liverpool FC betting partnership

Marathonbet has announced that it has become the official regional betting partner of Liverpool FC. The partnership represents Marathonbet’s biggest investment in UK marketing and promotion of its brand. The three year deal will see the Marathonbet brand promoted throughout Liverpool’s 45,500 capacity Anfield stadium. The bookmaker further confirmed that it would have access to club players and Liverpool legends …

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Sportradar secures data partnership with the Russian Football Premier League

Sports data and insights operator Sportradar, is has announced another multi-year data partnership with the Russian Football Premier League (RFPL). Under the agreement, Sportradar will become the league’s “Official Sports Data Partner” as of the upcoming 2015/16 season and will be granted the right to collect, archive and distribute “Official Data” to both the media and betting industry. The data …

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ESSA Report: Tennis triggering integrity concerns

Tennis has triggered the most betting integrity alerts over the past quarter, accordinding to ESSA‘s second quarterly integrity report which details the level of suspicious betting activity detected on the markets of some of the world’s major regulated betting operators. Overall, during the second quarter of 2015, ESSA members raised 73 alerts of which, after detailed examination, 23 were found …

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Italy’s Serie B delays league start by 2 weeks following Catania match fixing scandal

The ongoing Catania match fixing scandal has seen the start of the Serie B football season pushed back two weeks from 21 August to 5 September. The push back follows last month’s admission by Calcio Catania Owner/President Antonino Pulvirenti to fixing 5 Serie B matches in an attempt to prevent the Sicilian club from being relegated. Pulvirenti further admitted to …

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Matchbook furthers sponsorship of Brentford FC

Online betting exchange Matchbook.com has furthered its exciting partnership with West London football club Brentford FC, by becoming ‘The Bees’ official shirt sponsor for the 2015/2016 Championship season. Brentford FC CEO Mark Devlin unveiled the club’s new shirt and sponsor for the upcoming season. Devlin revealed that the partnership with Matchbook.com, represented the biggest sponsorship deal in the club’s history, …

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Mansion Group nets Crystal Palace main sponsorship

Igaming operator Mansion Group, operator of Casino.com brands has announced that it has become official shirt sponsor of South London football club Crystal Palace FC. Mansion Group replaces igaming payments specialist Neteller as official sponsor of the Eagles. The online casino operator announced its shirt sponsorship on the day Crystal Palace announced its record signing of French international midfielder Yohan …

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Synot Tip agrees shirt sponsorship with AC Sparta Prague

Czech Licensed gambling/lottery operator Synot Group sports betting subsidiary Synot Tip has announced that it has agreed terms with AC Sparta Prague to become its official shirt sponsor for 2 seasons (2015/16 & 2016/17 campaigns). Sparta Prague, the Czech Republic’s best followed football club will promote Synot Tip services throughout its 22,000 Generali Arena during domestic and European football match …

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