Sportsbook

William Hill scores official partnership with NBA

William Hill has secured a new partnership with The National Basketball Association (NBA) after being named as a ‘Proud Partner and an Authorized Sports Betting Operator of the NBA in the United States’. Under the terms of the new agreement, William Hill will gain access to official NBA betting data as well as league marks across its mobile platforms and …

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FSB powers Goldchip sportsbook

Sports betting platform and systems provider FSB Tech has secured a new agreement with private bookmaker Goldchip, which will see two roll-out a new digital sportsbook and online casino. Under the terms of the new agreement, FSB will integrate its flexible sports betting solutions with Goldchip’s existing technology, which is hoped to boost both user experience as well as the …

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Flutter and Stars ‘confident’ of mega-merger green light

Following this morning’s announcement that The Stars Group (TSG) is to be acquired by Flutter Entertainment, board members have emphasised their confidence that the mega-merger would gain the necessary regulatory approvals to go ahead. Confirmed in a conference call with both investors and industry analysts, Flutter chief executive Peter Jackson emphasised that he believed there should be no concerns regarding …

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GLMS call for ratification of Macolin Convention at CoE hearing

Ahead of the release of the upcoming PACE Report, representatives from the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) have called for further ratifications of the Macolin Convention, in a bid to crack down on suspicious betting activity. Attending the October 1 Hearing of the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in …

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Efbet continues Bulgarian investment

Bulgarian sportsbook Efbet is investing BGN25m a year into Bulgarian sports confirms the owner of the company, Tsvetomir Naydenov. The sportsbook, which started out as ‘Eurofootball’ in 1990, currently sponsors CSKA 1948 of the Bulgarian second division whilst also sponsoring a host of top flight Bulgarian teams and the country’s First Professional Football League.   As well as being greatly involved …

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Flutter and Stars Group agree takeover deal

In the latest mega-merger to hit the gambling industry, The Stars Group (TSG) is to be acquired by Flutter Entertainment, operator of Betfair, FanDuel and Paddy Power via an all-share combination.  Immediately following completion of the Combination, Flutter Shareholders would own approximately 54.64 per cent and TSG Shareholders would own approximately 45.36 per cent of the share capital of the Combined Group. …

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Stats Perform secures long-term partnerships with LFP and TFF

Stats Perform has demonstrated its commitment to both French and Turkish football after extending its current partnership with host broadcaster, BeIN, to broadcast matches from the French Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) and the Turkish Football Federation (TFF). As part of the partnership extension, Stats Perform has struck a five-year deal with the LFP for the rights to global betting …

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Colossus Bets confirms cash-out collaboration with bet365

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Pool betting markets supplier Colossus Bets has confirmed a new long-term licensing agreement that will allow bet365 to utilise its extensive cash-out patent portfolio in the US market. The linkup follows Colossus’ considerable expansion in the country, with the firm being granted 12 patents in the US, adding to a host it has been granted globally. These include cash-out on several gaming …

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Digitain targets igaming’s own version of the Netflix experience

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An ongoing discussion surrounding the personalisation of sports data has led to many in the industry searching for what has been described as the ‘Netflix experience’. This ‘experience’ is so-called because of Netflix’s personalisation process. The online TV and movie streaming service applies an algorithm which recommends titles to the user based on their viewing history. Similar use of data …

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Bet on Alfa demonstrates integrity commitment with IBIA membership

Bet on Alfa has become the latest sports betting operator to join the recently-rebranded International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA), joining the likes of Virgin Bet and the Bethard Group. Under the terms of its membership, Bet on Alfa will be able to both utilise the IBIA’s global monitoring and alert platform, as well as feed data into the platform in …

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