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Alberto Garzón: Royal Decree laws stand fair for all broadcasters and advertisers

Alberto Garzón, Spain’s Consumer Affairs Minister who has been tasked with overseeing the federal reform of Spanish gambling laws, said there will be no backtrack from the government on the recently enforced Royal Decree on Advertising. Garzón made his statement after being questioned on Spanish football’s imminent funding crisis by sports radio broadcaster Onda Cero. Last week, La Liga President …

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New Zealand Cricket appoints Stats Perform to revitalise data capacity

Stats Perform has continued its strong commercial momentum by confirming that it has become lead data distributor and AI innovations partner for New Zealand Cricket (NZC). Under the agreement, Stats Perform’s analytics unit Opta will lead NZC data collection and insights, revitalising syndicated NZC match data for commercial and integrity purposes, and providing a greater depth of match insights and …

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Genius Sports Group enters into data and streaming agreement with Polish basketball

Genius Sports Group enters into data and streaming agreement with Polish basketball

Genius Sports Group has penned a deal with the Polish Basketball League (PLK) and Polish Basketball Association (PZK) to become the ‘Official Data and Streaming Partner’ of the division from the 2020/21 campaign. For the next 10 years, the sports data and technology company will provide Polish basketball with its data collection, management and distribution solutions. Moreover, the FIBA LiveStats …

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ANJ: French sports betting thrives with Q3 bounceback

ANJ - French sports betting thrives following Q3 bounceback

L’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) has celebrated a ‘spectacular’ performance during Q3 trading, as the French gambling market begins its bounceback from global disruptions brought about by the pandemic. Praising its recovery from Q2 trading, which resulted in a loss of activity due to the cancellation of sports across the world, ANJ reported that turnover had grown by 25% compared …

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GLMS expands Dutch integrity network with Nederlandse Loterij

GLMS expands Dutch integrity network with Nederlandse Loterij

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) recently took part in an Integrisport project to share ideas with Dutch law enforcement and judiciary on how it can use support from GLMS and the Dutch National Lottery, Nederlandse Loterij, to better combat sports manipulation in sports betting. GLMS Legal and Project Manager Cassandra Matilde Fernandes and Canadian Hub Analysis Coordinator Chris Yaakoubian took part in its partner project Integrisport by CSCF – …

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Canada ‘Single Sports Betting Act’ enters final Commons passage

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is monitoring Commons developments closely as ‘Bill C-218 – The Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act’ enters its final passage to become a federal legislation.   Updating industry stakeholders, the CGA confirmed that Ottawa’s House of Commons will undertake its final review of Bill C-218, which aims to amend Canada’s criminal code to allow for single …

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Kindred hits out at proposed Swedish measures

Kindred Group hits out at proposed Swedish measures

The Kindred Group has slammed the proposals to impose further restrictions on the Swedish gaming market, with the CEO Henrik Tjärnström warning that the measures would be a ‘step in the wrong direction’. In a statement, Kindred expressed concern over a lack of ‘notable connection’ between the pandemic and rates of problem gambling. The operator also noted that ‘the government’s …

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Stats Perform serves WTA critical data and AI upgrade 

Stats Perform has been commissioned to undertake a sweeping reform of the WTA’s AI and data capabilities, enhancing professional women’s tennis’ commercial opportunities.  Marked as a ‘landmark agreement for women’s sport’, Stats Perform will take charge of the WTA data feed arrangements, content distribution and AI-driven innovations, to bolster the commercial capacity of WTA syndicated matches and events for broadcast, …

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Pronet Gaming grows African presence with Sahara Games deal

Pronet Gaming grows African presence with Sahara Games deal

Pronet Gaming has strengthened its position in another key market after agreeing to supply its full omnichannel solution for Sahara Games. The offering, which boosts Pronet Gaming’s position in Africa, made its debut in Uganda this week and will soon go live in Kenya and Nigeria. It includes a new online sportsbook and casino, as well as retail platforms that …

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GVC seeks scientific edge with Dr Griffiths appointment as Safer Play advisor

GVC Holdings has appointed distinguished behavioural addiction expert and gambling psychologist Dr Mark Griffiths as a strategic advisor on player protections and the development of the firm’s ‘safer play’ technologies. Dr Griffiths, who leads gambling addiction research for Nottingham Trent University, will be tasked with auditing GVC’s group-wide policies, procedures and protocols with regards to developing safer gambling environments for …

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