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TIU bans French umpire for betting breaches

TIU bans French umpire for betting breaches

French line umpire David Rocher has been banned from officiating by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU)  for betting on 11 tennis matches between January and October 2019 as well as failing to cooperate with the TIU investigation. Both of Rocher’s charges were in clear violation of the rules of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme (TACP). TACP D.1.a states that no official …

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Carsten Koerl joined by three regional CEOs in Sportradar reorganisation

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Sportradar Group CEO Carsten Koerl will be supported by three regional CEOs in a company reorganisation, effective from 1 January 2021.  The new setup, explained Sportradar, provides it with more flexibility to support future growth, while enabling the business to operate in closer proximity to its end markets. The three new regional CEOs will be Arne Rees (North America), Werner …

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GVC Holdings begins new era as Entain Plc

GVC Holdings shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the FTSE100 firm’s corporate rebrand to new identity ‘Entain Plc’. The rebrand was backed by 99.9% of company shareholders, who cast votes at an ‘extraordinary general meeting’ signing-off on the ‘new corporate charter’ proposing a series of new long-term sustainability objectives.   Who is Entain from Entain on Vimeo.   Last month, Group CEO …

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Sportradar nets broadcast rights and integrity deal with Australia’s NBL

Sportradar nets broadcast rights and integrity deal with Australia’s NBL

Sportradar has been named as the international media distributor and OTT partner, as well as an official integrity partner, for Australia’s Hungry Jack’s National Basketball League (NBL). Through the agreement, which will commence from 10 January 2021, Sportradar will work closely with the NBL to enhance both distribution and coverage for its media rights across broadcast and online platforms. This …

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Oatbet finds ‘ideal technological partner’ through BtoBet

Oatbet finds ‘ideal technological partner’ through BtoBet

BtoBet has continued its growth strategy within the Nigerian sports betting market after signing a new agreement with Oat Gaming Network to supply its Neuron 3 platform. Through the partnership agreed in collaboration with STM Gaming, BtoBet’s certified partner in Africa, Oatbet will see its online sportsbook powered by Neuron 3. Sabrina Soldà, BtoBet’s Chief Marketing Officer, commented: “We are …

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Anthony Murphy joins Pronet Gaming as account management lead

Anthony Murphy joins Pronet Gaming as account management lead

Anthony Murphy has been selected as the new Head of Commercial Account Management at Pronet Gaming. Through his new role, Murphy will be tasked with driving business revenues for Pronet Gaming’s new and existing clients, primarily focusing on establishing long standing relationships. Celebrating his new role, Murphy said: “Pronet Gaming has made a huge impact in the market over the …

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DCMS launches review of Gambling Act to find its new generational purpose

DCMS launches review of Gambling Act to find its new generational purpose

Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), has confirmed that the review of the 2005 Gambling Act will be launched today. The review is expected to result in the biggest reform of UK gambling laws since the Blair government. Taking control of the review, DCMS has prioritised consumer safeguards, advertising standards, online protections and the …

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Slovak Football Association enlists MGA in data-sharing deal

Slovak Football Association enlists MGA in data-sharing deal

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has joined with the Slovak Football Association as part of a new data-sharing agreement, which will allow the two parties to facilitate the sharing of information, in fulfilment of the requirements of the law. One of the country’s largest organisations in the country, the governing body of football in Slovakia has made a commitment to …

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Smarkets – 2020 will close on rollercoaster Brexit market 

Smarkets has revealed that its political markets have been re-energised by the government’s last-minute negotiations to secure a fraught trade deal with the European Union.  This weekend, PM Boris Johnson took charge of negotiations meeting face-to-face with EU President Ursula von der Leyen, in a bid to break the deadlock. Yet following reports that no progress has been made on …

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Virgin Bet heightens player engagement via SportCaller game

Virgin Bet heightens player engagement via SportCaller game

Free-to-play (FTP) game specialist SportCaller will support Virgin Bet in optimising new player engagement levels with the launch of its new game, The Ladder. The live quiz product has been tailored towards Virgin Bet’s customer base, and will ask a series of questions to test players on their football general knowledge where they can compete for a wide range of …

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