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Winning Post: Proceed with caution… Football plans its return

Industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners begins the week by looking at the potential resumption of football across Europe, and an industry-wide shift towards online gambling. Global: soccer and betting – ready for some own goals? While some have been getting to know and love football from Belarus and Nicaragua, the majority of fans, bettors, media companies and betting companies will …

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Eleven Sports scores Belgian domestic football rights deal

Strengthening its media rights portfolio, global sports provider Eleven Sports has been granted live and exclusive rights for Belgian domestic football as part of a five-year agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Eleven Sports will gain the rights to the Belgian First Division A, the First Division B, the women’s Super League, the Belgian Cup and the Belgian Super …

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Insider Sport: On the ball – Cypriot investigations launch as FIFA enhances integrity controls

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on FIFA launching its integrity toolkit, Cypriot match-fixing investigations, the Bundesliga’s latest technology partnership, and Arsenal’s stadium going cashless. FIFA announces integrity toolkit launch Building on the integrity programme it developed and implemented during …

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Interwetten praises record results despite ‘major regulatory challenges’

Sports betting and online gaming operator Interwetten has celebrated reaching a new record for its 2019 financial year, despite ‘major regulatory challenges’. Publishing a trading statement, Interwetten recorded a gross gaming revenue (GGR) of €99.5m for the year, marking a 25% increase compared to 2018, with betting stakes rising over €2bn for the first time. Dominik Beier, speaker of the …

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Insider Sport: On The Ball – DAZN & BeIN expand their UEFA profile

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on DAZN acquiring the majority of UCL rights in Germany, BeIN’s acquiring of Euro 2020 French broadcasting rights, LFC’s Nike partnership announcement and an interview with FootballMedia CEO Dean Akinjobi. ___________________ DAZN takes over …

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Insider Sport: On The Ball – Ongoing civil unrest sees Copa moved from Chile

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on the Copa Libertadores move, Eintracht Frankfurt’s digital expansion and Middlesborough’s support of Responsible Gambling Week 2019.  Chilean unrest sees Copa Libertadores final moved to Peru Conembol, the governing body for South American football, …

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GVC sharpens CSR focus with Foundation launch

In a bid to support its ongoing corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, GVC Holdings has launched The GVC Foundation which will oversee the coordination and support of the gambling group’s objectives and donations around the world. The new foundation will primarily focus upon responsible gambling, sports integrity and gambling regulation research, education and treatment of problem gambling, as well as …

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Manchester United seeks £9m compensation from MoPlay agents

Manchester United has filed a US civil complaint against Select Management Resources a marketing representative of online bookmaker MoPlay, seeking $11 million (€9m) in compensation over unpaid sponsorship income. Sanctioned with Atlanta’s federal court against Select founder Roderick Aycox, Man Utd disputes its 2018 ‘global sponsorship agreement’ with Addison Global the operating company of MoPlay, which maintains Select and Aycox …

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VFL Wolfsburg unveils Interwetten signing 

Bundesliga giants VFL Wolfsburg has unveiled its latest partnership with online gambling operator Interwetten.  The deal, which comes into effect as from the start of the upcoming 2019/20 campaign will see Interwetten serve as the team’s official sports betting partner. Interwetten managing director, Dominik Beier, commented on the partnership: “Sport is an essential driving force for us and one that …

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Sportradar strengthens fight against match-fixing in the DFL

Sportradar Integrity Services has strengthened its current agreement with the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga in a move that will see the duo ramp up the fight against match fixing in connection with sports betting. Under the terms of the agreement, Sportradar has rolled out its Fraud Detection System (FDS) which seeks to carry out  systematic and continuous monitoring, detection, documentation …

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