Sportsbook

Kambi secures Rank renewal with further Enracha mandate

UK legacy gambling operator Rank Group Plc has expanded its existing sportsbook technology and systems arrangement with Kambi Group Plc to cover sports betting provisions for its Spanish market ‘Enracha‘ brand. Since 2016, Kambi has served as lead online sportsbook platform and software supplier for Rank’s flagship Grosvenor property, powering the relaunch of ‘Grosvenor Sport’ domain for Rank Interactive. Following a …

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UK Top 5 commits to ‘clear responsibilities’ on problem gambling support

Advancing UK betting’s social responsibility agenda, bet365, William Hill, Flutter Entertainment, Sky Betting & Gaming and GVC Holdings have this morning committed to a ‘package of safer gambling measures and support for problem gamblers’. The ‘UK Top 5’ directive follows discussions with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on social and safer gambling responsibilities. The package of …

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Eight operators fall foul of Spelinspektionen

Eight gambling operators, including Flutter Entertainment and GVC Holdings, have fallen foul of Spelinspektionen after it was revealed that the operators had been offering betting markets on events where the majority of the players were under the age of 18. Bet365, GVC, The Stars Group, Flutter Entertainment, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), Bethard Group, Casinostugan Limited and Polar limited had all …

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Dafabet nets ‘principal sponsorship’ for Canaries EPL return

Returning to the Premier League, Norwich City FC secures ‘a club record partnership’ confirming online bookmaker Dafabet as its ‘principal shirt sponsor’. Norwich City executives unveiled Dafabet as official shirt sponsor with the Norfolk football club presenting its new Premier League season 2019/2020 football kits. Dafabet marketing secures a three-season sponsorship deal and will replace online gambling group LeoVegas as …

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Betsson Spain sponsors After Brunch Pride Party

Betsson AB’s Spanish online gambling property Betsson.es has partnered with Madrid-based live music, youth culture and entertainment group After Brunch, becoming a lead sponsor of the upcoming ‘After Brunch Pride Party’. Hosted this Sunday 7 July, the After Brunch Pride Party is considered one of the major festive events of Madrid Pride, taking place at the City’s ‘Ventas Bull Ring’ …

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DraftKings debuts ‘Flash Bet’ tool for Wimbledon 2019

DraftKings’ has upped its ‘live betting and instant win’ capacities for sportsbook customers after launching its ‘Flash Bet’ tool. The US bookmaker, which at present operates mobile and retail sportsbook services for the states of New Jersey and Mississippi, will make ‘Flash Bet’ wagering available for Wimbledon 2019 markets. The new wagering tool allows DraftKings sportsbook customers to ‘place live, …

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Sportradar meets MLB data needs ahead of European debut

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Sportradar was the best positioned to meet all of the “data distribution needs” for Major League Baseball (MLB), according to the league’s EVP of Gaming and New Business Ventures Kenny Gersh. Kenny was speaking as part of a media round table alongside David Lampitt, Managing Director of Sports Partnerships at Sportradar. SBC News was given exclusive access to the round …

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bwin steps up as Valencia CF centenary sponsor

GVC Holdings European sportsbook property bwin will act as principal sponsor of Spanish football club Valencia CF, as the club celebrates its centenary year for the upcoming La Liga 2019/2020 season. Securing a three season shirt sponsorship arrangement with ‘Los Ches’, bwin marketing upgrades its sponsorship with the La Liga club, having previously served as Valencia CF’s ‘official gaming and …

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France Pari nets BNP Paribas venture support for Sportnco B2B ambitions

French sports betting technology incumbent France Pari has boosted is capital structure, confirming that multi-national investment bank BNP Paribas has acquired a minority shareholding in its business. Updating the market, France Pari governance confirms that BNP Paribas’ enterprise investment unit ‘BNP Paribas Developpment’ has undertaken a €2 million investment in the company, with proceeds used to enhance its B2B Sportnco …

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LeoVegas completes systems migration to Google Cloud

Stockholm-listed LeoVegas Group AB has completed a key technical objective, after migrating its entire gaming and customer management platform provisions on to the Google Cloud. The European online gambling group states that it will gain significant flexibility whilst improving product scaling capacities, as its core systems transfer from being maintained in Malta to the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Fulfilling a …

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