Tag Archives: bundesliga

VFL Wolfsburg adds to its esports team

VFL Wolfsburg has announced its latest signing, and it’s a 22 year old from Wolverhampton named David Bytheway. If you haven’t heard of him and can’t find him on FIFA it’s because he’s on the other end; Bytheway is a professional gamer. Wolfsburg became the first Bundesliga club to establish an esports division in 2015 and it quickly signed its first pro …

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SportQuake continues expansion with new Asian offices

SportQuake has today announced the opening of new Hong Kong and Beijing offices as part of their expansion into the China market. The growth represents another milestone for SportQuake in a year that marks its 10-year anniversary since being founded by Matt House, the former Tottenham Hotspur Commercial Director. The agency has delivered over £150 million worth of partnerships between sports rights owners …

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SpiffX Game Outlook: Premier League price volatility

Martin Fransson, founder of SpiffX, discusses price movements in odds and the unique opportunity that his exchange brings to the market to those who monitor those changes. How was SpiffX developed? The founders of Spiffx have extensive knowledge in automated odds trading and have noticed that the gaming industry lacked instruments for effective trading. That is how the idea to …

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bettingexpert – bet365 best bet for Bundesliga in week 1

bet365 was the leading destination for tipsters on the opening weekend of the 2015/2016 Bundesliga Championship, according to European sports tipping portal bettingexpert.com. A hard fought opening weekend of Bundesliga action by online bookmakers saw bet365 (12.9%) edge Unibet (12.2%) as most active bookmaker for bettingexpert’s tipsters (see table below). Giving insight into betting market value and player engagement, bettingepxert …

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Court ruling threatens German sports betting licensing

A ruling by the Administrative Court of Wiesbaden (Hesse – Germany) threatens to end the German sports bill’s progression which has been handled by the Hesse Ministry of Interior and Sports (HMDIS). Following a review of the challenges brought on by sports betting operators who had been rejected licenses by the HMDIS (granted in September 2014). The administrative court has …

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Hesse Ministry faces further criticism as Sports Advisory Board withdraws from licensing procedure

Progress on Germany’s sports betting licensing procedure by the Hesse Ministry of the Interior and Sports (HMDIS) has taken a further step back as The German Sports Advisory Board (SAB) declared that it had withdrawn from discussions with the regulator. The advisory board which represents the interests of several German sporting bodies including the country’s Olympic Committee and the Bundesliga …

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Sam Cooke – £113,000 a minute: The TV rights deal and what it means for football

Back in October we featured a story making predictions concerning the then forthcoming TV rights battle for the Premier League, as well as its history and its comparison with other leagues worldwide. Big numbers were being thrown around, and expert estimations were around the £4bn mark. Last week, it was revealed that the finalised figure for the new deal is …

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German bookmakers told to stop amateur football markets

The German bookmaking trade body DSWV has advised all betting operators in the country to stop taking bets on all German amateur football leagues as part of its commitment to the protection of minors and to sports integrity. DSWV president Mathias Dahms said: “With this recommendation, we want to set an example to initiate dialogue with the sport and the …

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Bettingexpert launches new iPhone App for finding market value

Punters have been given an easy-to-use way of discovering whether or not a fancied bet offers value, thanks to Europe’s biggest tipping network. Super affiliate bettingexpert has launched a free Betting Odds Calculator App, which informs users of what odds their prediction should be and what odds are available on the market. It can even allow users to bet directly …

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Does pay equal performance?

Thirteen European football clubs are amongst the world’s top 50 sports teams when it comes to multi-million euro salaries, the Global Sports Salaries Survey 2014 reveals. While massive pay-packets entice the globe’s best players and performers, punters love a dreamer and rule breaker. But could the answer to finally cracking stubborn footy accumulators and bets lie in the amount a …

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