Sportsbook

Sportradar unites with SportsGrid for inaugural 24-hour network

Sportradar has united with SportsGrid for the launch of the first free, 24-hour network dedicated to the sports betting audience. The exclusive partnership elevates the consuming experience for sports fans, combining Sportradar’s ad tech, OTT technology and data with SportsGrid’s engaging original programming providing fans with accurate coverage and analysis of stats and odds across professional sports. Jason Sukhraj, SVP US …

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Kambi powers JSC Bulgaria’s Molodovan adventure

Stockholm-listed sports betting platform supplier Kambi Group Plc has strengthened its partnership with Bulgarian National Lottery operator JSC securing an ‘extended sportsbook agreement’. The enhanced partnership will see Kambi continue to act as lead sportsbook supplier of JSC’s flagship 7777.bg brand within the Bulgarian market, a contract Kambi has maintained since 2017.  In addition, JSC has commissioned Kambi to support …

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FA charges Paul Scholes with ‘allegedly’ breaching betting rules

Issuing a short statement, the Football Association (FA) has confirmed that it has charged former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes ‘with misconduct in relation to its betting rules’. The FA states that Scholes is alleged to have placed 140 bets on football matches between 17 August 2015 to 12 January 2019, breaching FA Rule E8. Under the association’s …

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Danish regulator warns operators about “free” bonus offers

Danish gambling regulatory agency, Spillemyndigheden, has warned those with an online gambling licence to be clear about the use of terms such as “free” in bonus offer advertisements. According to the industry regulator, the use of the word “free” in gambling advertisements can be misleading to the customer, especially if the offer involves a turnover requirement. Spillemyndigheden has outlined that …

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Bettingmetrics aims for ‘higher learning’ with £150k seed investment

Industry start-up Bettingmetrics has announced a major ‘enterprise goal’ having secured £150,000 in seed investment, supported by London venture capital fund RLC Ventures. Founded in 2016 by the engineering team of Martin Grozev (CEO) and Slavomir Semov, Bettingmetics (Bettingmetrics.com) seeks to revolutionise betting tutorials, creating a marketplace where punters can exchange wagering tips, knowledge and advice. In their enterprise mandate, …

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Codere reforms organisation to drive ‘global efficiencies’

The governance of Bolsa Madrid-listed Grupo Codere SA has allowed the firm’s executive team to carry out a series of organisational reforms, designed to improve and simplify Codere’s globalised day-to-day operating structures. In its update, the executive of embattled Codere, details that organisational reforms are needed to simplify the firm’s regional units, enhance commercial capacities, whilst improving corporate operating margins …

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Onisac hit with €450,000 fine for breaching Dutch gaming law

Dutch gaming authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has continued its crackdown on non-compliant operators by issuing a €450,000 penalty to Gibraltar-based Onisac Limited, the company behind casino.com. The penalty was issued in two parts: a fine of €200,000 was issued by the KSA after Onisac was found to be offering online games of chance. The fine had subsequently been doubled due to this being a …

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EGBA – Unworkable Portuguese Tax code is endangering national consumers

As Portuguese business news sources report that around 75% of national online gambling consumers are wagering with unlicensed operators, the European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA) has urged Portugal’s government to rethink its industry taxation policies. The EGBA has deemed Portugal’s current ‘turnover & revenue tax policy’ as unworkable for foreign operators, and which have further created an unappealing market …

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Black Type partners with Degree 53 to offer enhanced user experience

Software development specialists, Degree 53, have teamed up with Black Type to develop and enhance user experience (UX) and front end design for their sportsbook. As part of the new partnership, Degree 52 will integrate new features with the product for enhanced betting services, with the aim of maximising betting opportunities and easier accessibility. Keith Oliver, CEO of Black Type, …

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Kindred moves to new Stockholm HQ with commitment to hiring 250 new employees

Kindred Group Plc has today moved to its new ‘state-of-the-art’ headquarters, located at the ‘AMF Urban Escape’ building in Central Stockholm. First announced in November 2017, Kindred’s relocation sees 350 Stockholm employees staffed in a purpose built, innovation-enabling 7,000 sqm office designed by AMF Fastigheter. Kindred has taken over two floors at the Urban Escape’s ‘Regeringsgatan 29 building’ starting April …

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