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Search continues for Richard Scudamore’s successor

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Senior executive of the Premier League, Tim Davie, has become the second person to turn down an offer to succeed Richard Scudamore as the league’s new head. The Premier League have been on the lookout for a leadership replacement after inbound incumbent Susanna Dinnage unexpectedly reneged on the offer. Dinnage backtracked on the new role three weeks ago despite being …

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DAZN deepens global expansion commitment with key appointment

DAZN has strengthened its global expansion plans with the appointment of Apple’s Ben King, who takes up the role of SVP Global Distribution and Business Development. King joins DAZN in February from Apple where, over his 12-year tenure, he worked at the forefront of some of the world’s most successful digital entertainment and media services including the iTunes Store, App Store and …

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Andrew Morgan, ICS: Engaging bettors through the power of voice

As 2019 approaches, the methods used by operators to engage bettors continue to evolve, with the importance of maximising every platform becoming increasingly valuable. We caught up with Andrew Morgan, International Director at Independent Content Services, who emphasised why sportsbook operators must consider voice as an integral part of 2019 marketing plans. SBC: What does “voice” mean when it comes …

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CashBet appoints new president to spearhead development of crypto offering

Igaming platform provider CashBet has moved to bolster its senior team by installing advisory board member Ed Brennan as company president. Brennan will lead CashBet in the next period of its development, following one of the world’s largest casino gaming ICOs, with the goal of establishing it as the leading blockchain-powered platform. He brings a wealth of experience to the …

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Matchbook Betting Podcast unveils three new hosts

With the Premier League firmly upon us, the NFL season returning on Thursday, and the Champions League a mere two weeks away, the Matchbook Betting Podcast has announced a new roster of hosts. Ali Maxwell (Premier League), Nat Coombs (NFL) and Phil Kitromilides (Champions League) will be delivering weekly focused previews and insights for sports fans. Matchbook CEO Mark Brosnan …

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Italian Football Federation approves Serie A sleeve sponsorships

Following the request of all of Italy’s top flight clubs, The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) is moving forward with plans to allow Serie A sides to utilise sleeve sponsorship deals. The proposal could potentially expand the shirt sponsorship opportunities for Italian sides, allowing them to promote four partners on their official matchday shirts. In an official statement, the league stated: …

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Betway strengthens German presence with Hannover 96 deal

Online bookmaker Betway has signed a three-year deal to become the official betting partner of German top-tier football club Hannover 96. The sponsorship announcement follows on from the high-profile bookie striking a similar deal with fellow Bundesliga club Fortuna Düsseldorf earlier this week, marking a significant strengthening of the firm’s presence in the German market. Betway has been the principal sponsor of …

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BETR readies itself for start of new football season

Following the successful launch of BETR’s platform for the World Cup, the firm has now delivered markets and odds for the start of the major football leagues, including the English Premier League, kicking off this weekend.   BETR apps, available for Android and web with an IOS application pending, have been updated, with better functionality and a more user-friendly experience, especially for …

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1xBet strikes sponsorship deal with PL new boys Cardiff

1xBet has been named as a ‘Global Betting Partner’ of newly-promoted Cardiff City for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. Bluebirds supporters worldwide can expect a ‘fun partnership, with great odds, unique competitions and prizes being announced in due course’. It is hoped that the partnership will help the European operator expand its reach and scope across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North …

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Filipino betting firm LETOU announced as Inter Milan sponsor

LETOU has announced a partnership deal with Serie A giants Inter Milan to become the club’s first ever Asian online gaming partner. The Filipino firm will become the club’s Official Regional Online Gaming Partner, in an agreement that will see the club’s image and identity used as part of LETOU’s promotions in Asia. Hugely popular across Asia, the betting and …

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