Sportsbook

Luckbox outlines final TSXV roadmap

Luckbox has revealed its final IPO schedule, as the esports bookmaker anticipates an early October listing on the Toronto TSX Ventures Exchange (TSXV). Updating investors, the Isle of Man-based operator confirms that it has closed its pre-IPO bookbuild, securing back-to-back oversubscribed funding rounds raising a total of CAD $5 million (€3.3m). Luckbox management states that the ‘significant upsizing’, is a …

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Esports Entertainment appoints Jeff Cohen as IR lead 

The newly formed Esports Entertainment Group has strengthened its executive leadership ranks after confirming the appointment of Jeff Cohen as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Investor Relations. A seasoned Wall Street executive, Cohen is the former equity analyst lead for private investment fund Stephens Inc, covering esports, gaming and further entertainment sectors. Cohen has maintained further IR experience having …

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Smarkets gains green light to enter Swedish market

Betting exchange Smarkets has been given the green light to begin operating in Sweden after gaining the necessary approval from the country’s regulator, Spelinspektionen. Smarkets will become the second license betting exchange in Sweden, and will see the exchange offer markets on sport, politics and current affairs. Commenting on the new licence, Jason Trost, Smarkets CEO/Founder, said: “We know that …

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Sportradar enhances Badminton Europe partnership

Sportradar has been named the Official and Exclusive Data Partner to Badminton Europe (BEC) for all competitions after signing a comprehensive agreement with the governing body. The multi-year agreement will increase Sportradar’s scope of work with the governing body and adds to the betting and broadcast partnership that has been in place since 2015. Under the terms of the agreement, …

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Fitzdares launches betting’s first WhatsApp tipping service

Private bookmaker Fitzdares has announced a ‘first of its kind betting service’, launching its exclusive ‘punditry updates’ via WhatsApp voice notes. The service titled ‘WhatSport’, sees Fitzdares offer its private members exclusive voice note updates from sports broadcast legends John Motson (football), Cornelius Lysaght (racing) & Sir Geoffrey Boycott (cricket). Fitzdares views WhatsApp instant messaging as a vital tool in …

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Betfred secures British Masters title extension

Betfred has extended its title partnership of the British Masters, continuing the bookmaker’s relationship with the European Tour event for a further two years. As a result of the extension, the betting operator will continue its partnership with the golf tournament, along with working with the event on a range of initiates. The deal continues the firm’s growing relationship with …

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TIU denies two requests to lift provisional suspensions

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has confirmed that two players have had their application to lift a temporary suspension denied. Bulgarian tennis player Aleksandrina Naydenova and Spanish tennis player Enrique López Pérez had both applied to lift provisional suspensions originally imposed on 27 December 2019 and 19 December 2019 respectively. Independent Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer Prof Richard McLaren rejected both applications, …

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Andrea Vota named director general of Jdigital

Following an Extraordinary Assembly, Spanish trade association Jdigital has approved the appointment of Andrea Vota as the new director general. Vota, who’s appointment gained unanimous approval, is a consultant specializing in political stakeholder management and corporate communications. He has formerly worked for international Public Affairs firm Political Intelligence and as public affairs lead for German professional IT services provider CIRC. …

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Kambi and DraftKings agree on final closure terms

Further to publishing its 2020 interim statement this morning, Kambi Group has disclosed that it has reached a ‘mutual agreement’ regarding the phased conclusion of its US wagering partnership with DraftKings Inc. In 2018, Kambi secured its highest-profile US partnership win, becoming lead wagering systems provider for leading fantasy sports operator DraftKings, beginning its new venture in the nascent US …

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Betsson teams up with Banach for football Flash Markets launch

Betsson Group has strengthened its portfolio of football products after securing a new partnership with sports betting solutions provider Banach Technology. Under the terms of the agreement, Betsson has agreed to roll out Banach’s ‘formidable squad of Match and Player Flash Markets’, allowing punters to ‘bet on rapid-cycling selections in any match’. The partitioned segments will cover binary outcomes around …

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