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Sportradar adds Badminton Europe to integrity client portfolio

Sportradar Integrity Services has signed an agreement with Badminton Europe, the continental governing body for the sport, leveraging its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) to monitor fixtures.  Using the ‘advanced and proven’ UFDS – launched in February of this year – Sportradar will provide bet monitoring and reporting for badminton championships across the BEC Championships, BEC International Challenge, BEC International …

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Sweden requires bigger regulatory objectives to balance gambling marketplace

A deep dive on the prospects and realities of Sweden’s regulated online gambling marketplace opened the ‘Key Markets’ track on day one of the CasinoBeats Summit Malta. “Three years on from its re-regulation in 2019, Swedish gambling has faced perhaps the toughest balancing act of any European marketplace in the context of its liberalisation and regulation.” This was an observation …

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IBIA reports decline in alerts but Europe continues to account for most

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has published its Q2 2021 report, identifying Europe as the continent responsible for the single largest amount of betting integrity alerts. Overall, 47% of all reported alerts originated in Europe, followed by Asia and South America at 13% each, with alerts spanning across a total of 15 countries. This is a continuing trend first …

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Abelson Info adds Kaizen Gaming to goalscorer pricing client pool

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Kaizen Gaming has become the latest partner of the Goalscorer Pricing & Settlement (GPS) service from Abelson Info. The agreement will see Greece-based operator Kaizen Gaming optimise goalscorer markets for both its Stoiximan and Betano brands. Abelson Info, a London-based sports data and player odds specialists, already provides the GPS service to a number of tier one operators.  Clients of …

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Betsson establishes Belarusian foothold via Europebet launch

Betsson has expanded its Eastern European operations, establishing a position in the Belarusian betting and gaming sector via the launch of its Europebet brand. The new brand will encompass sports betting, online casino and poker offerings, marking the first time online poker has been offered in the Belarusian market, and has secured agreements with several gaming providers. Additionally, the NASDAQ …

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Football Index allows customers to withdraw account funds

The website for football player exchange platform Football Index has gone back online after months of inactivity, allowing the operator’s customers to withdraw previously inaccessible funds. BetIndex, Football Index’s parent company, had been involved in extensive deliberations with both its administrators Begbies Traynor and the High Court of England and Wales regarding the final date for the payout of dividends …

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GAMING1 enhances partners with Blitz to further strengthen Belgian position

Belgian operator Blitz has become the latest company to leverage GAMING1’s sports betting platform, enhancing the latter’s status in the country following its agreement with Circus.be. The enhancement of the ‘longstanding partnership’ will see the sportsbook teams from each respective company cooperate to deliver ‘advanced sports betting experiences’ to the Belgian market. GAMING1’s package will see the gaming and sports …

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DGA updates certification requirements across online and land-based verticals

Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), has updated certification requirements for land-based gaming, online betting and online casino verticals, and has initiated a consultation with operators regarding the changes. The changes have seen the requirement that incumbents must have three years of experience within a testing organisation removed due to it preventing certification work according to the certification programme. Furthermore, …

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Irish Minister outlines scope of ‘extremely powerful’ regulator

James Browne, the Republic of Ireland’s Minister of State for Justice, has outlined the scope of an ‘extremely powerful’ gambling regulator in the country, but a Labour Senator has called for earlier action. Reported by The Irish Times, Browne detailed that ‘comprehensive legislation’ will support the creation and operations of an ‘extremely powerful’ regulator – which will be launched by …

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Stats Perform extends multi-tournament DIMAYOR partnership

Stats Perform has extended its contract with Colombian football governing body DIMAYOR, continuing to collect and manage Opta data from the top two tiers of the country’s league system. As the official data provider of DIMAYOR, Stats Perform will support the governing body and its partners to create ‘unique experiences’ for audiences, leveraging sponsors, media and brands. The revamped three-year …

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