Sportsbook

Svenska Spel ‘monitoring all leagues’ following betting market suspension

Following the confirmation that it had suspended all betting markets relating to the Division 2 Södra Svealand football league, Svenska Spel has revealed that it now ‘does not see any other solution’ to crack down on match-fixing other than to stop offering betting on said league. A number of integrity monitoring bodies have estimated that ‘as many as 13’ matches …

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Betgenius seeks Italian market growth with Desideri appointment

Betgenius has appointed Luca Desideri as its new Commercial Director for the Italian market, as the organisation seeks to support its current growth strategy.  Desideri joins the sports data specialists from SBTech, where he previously held the role of Country Manager. He brings with him a wealth of localised expertise, having spent over 15 years in the italian betting and gaming …

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Svenska Spel calls for blanket betting ban on Division 2 Södra Svealand

Following a request from the Swedish Football Association (SvFF), Svenska Spel‘s Sport & Casino igaming subsidiary has suspended all betting markets relating to the Division 2 Södra Svealand football league.  The decision comes after Svenska Spel has identified a number of suspicious betting patterns relating to the division.  “The situation that has arisen is so serious that we are unfortunately …

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Sky Sports weighs up opening instant Premier League highlights

UK media reports that Sky Sports is considering publishing instant Premier League match highlights on YouTube. Sky Sports maintains the Premier League’s ‘clips package’ as part of its £3.6 billion 2018 broadcast rights renegotiation, bolstering audience engagement for its revamped ‘Sky Sports Football’ network. The digital broadcaster is reported to be reviewing whether to open its arrangement with the Premier …

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New player BetWarrior debuts powered by OMEGA Systems

New industry incumbent BetWarrior announces its full product launch powered by OMEGA Systems as lead platform provider, supporting the continued development of BetWarrior’s fully native mobile product. Disclosed this summer, BetWarrior is the new venture formed by former PokerStars executives Morten Tonnesen (CEO) and José del Pino (COO), detailing the firm’s mission statement of establishing BetWarrior as a leading mobile betting proposition within …

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Henrik Tjärnström – Kindred will reap benefits of its ‘local appeal’

Speaking to Kindred Group Plc investors, Group CEO Henrik Tjärnström said that the Stockholm-listed online gambling group will demonstrate its capacity as it arrives at its ‘peak season’ of activity, entering the closing months of 2019. Tjärnström acknowledged a tough but anticipated H1 2019 trading period, in which Kindred has undertaken significant adjustments to realign its operations to be compliant …

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Colossus Bets launches ‘Conscious Colossus’ charity directive

Colossus Bets, the supplier of next-generation betting pools and global sports jackpots, has announced the formal launch of its ‘Conscious Colossus’ charitable campaign. The betting technology group underlines a commitment to supporting ‘three nominated charities’; Alive and Kicking, the Greyhound Trust and YGAM, with ‘Conscious Colossus’ covering critical causes from the advancement of sports within communities to responsible gambling education and …

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Strengthened global profile helps Kambi maintain growth momentum

Stockholm-listed sports betting platform provider Kambi Group Plc has attributed its success during Q2 2019 to a growing number of partnerships across both Europe and the US, despite facing ‘tough comparatives including the 2018 football World Cup’. Recording a revenue figure of €21.6m, a jump from the previous figure of €17.6m, Kambi has moved towards forging new partnerships across European markets.  …

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bet365 secures deep integration with Racing Post mobile

The Racing Post has announced that it will integrate bet365 wagering markets across its free iOS mobile app and mobile website. The integration will allow readers to place bets on horseracing and greyhounds with bet365 without leaving the Racing Post app. bet365 becomes the latest bookmaker to integrate into Racing Post mobile inventory, joining William Hill, Ladbrokes, Coral and Paddy Power. Racing Post details the …

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Kindred ups operating costs to accommodate for licensed realities

Publishing its unaudited 2019 interim report (January-June), Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc has detailed confidence in its long-term prospects, as the company continues to adjust to new regulated market demands across its operating territories. Despite competing against a tough comparative period featuring World Cup 2018 trading, Kindred continued its positive revenue momentum by recording year-to-date group gross winnings of £450 million …

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