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ESSA praises joint UK and France corruption pact

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The United Kingdom and France have been lauded by international sports betting integrity body ESSA, for its ‘Declaration of Intention’ to target suspicious betting practises. The governments of the two nations are to share expertise and best practises, in order help to tackle issues such as sports corruption and match-fixing through illegal and irregular sports betting. As part of the …

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Valery Bollier – Oulala – The rise and rise of DFS

The Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) vertical has continued to grow and break new ground throughout 2017, and threatens to potentially eclipse those achievements next year. For DFS providers Oulala a number of key market expansions have been announced, with the years culmination coming at the SBC Awards, where the firm scooped Best DFS Product. Valery Bollier, CEO and co-founder of Oulala, …

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BtoBet and iSoftBet team up and target market expansions

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BtoBet, voted Rising Star in Sports Betting Innovation at the SBC Awards 2017, and iSoftBet are to join forces in a bid to expand into regulated markets. The new partnership is aimed at ‘offering a wide range of exciting games to the ever demanding i-gaming players,’ with the European, Latin American and African markets very much the target. Maja Janevska, …

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Expert Focus – All on the line in New Jersey’s battle of PASPA

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All eyes are set to fall on the USA today, as the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) hears oral arguments from New Jersey officials regarding the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). With a distinct focus on New Jersey’s bid to offer licensed sports betting, the state has already faced seven losses in federal …

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Suren Khachatryan – Digitain – World Cup expansion and beyond

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Multi-channel sports betting platform and technology provider Digitain has enjoyed a successful 2017, expanding into a number of new markets in addition to strengthening its sportsbook offering. With 2017 quickly drawing to a close however, Suren Khachatryan, CEO of the Armenian based firm, who are set to appear at both Betting on Football and Betting on Sports in 2018, has …

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Habanero appoints Arcangelo Lonoce as Business Development chief

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Arcangelo Lonoce has been confirmed as the new Head of Business Development in Europe, for slots developer and provider Habanero. Toni Karapetrov, Head of Corporate Communications at Habanero, has stated that his appointment will help with the provider’s planned move into Western Europe during 2018, adding: “Arcangelo’s excellent track record in the gaming industry speaks for itself, and we are …

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1XBet enters partnership with Italy’s Serie A

1XBet has been named International Presenting Partner of Italy’s Lega Serie A for the current season, covering Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North Africa and the Americas. It is hoped that the pulling power of the popular European league can be leveraged, and will enable 1XBet to boost its brand courtesy of a direct link with its target audience. The …

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PSV signs Asian betting partner

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PSV Eindhoven has signed online entertainment site Wellbet as the clubs official Asian betting partner. Under the terms of the deal, due to commence on January 1 of next year and run until mid 2020, the bookmaker is to be granted exposure at PSV’s Philips Stadium and usage of the clubs logo in official campaigns. Toon Gerbrands, PSV General Manager, …

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Pokerstars unveil ‘Power Up’ – Poker with a twist

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Pokerstars is set to roll out its new innovative hybrid poker game ‘Power Up’ as a real money option. It is to launch initially on the pokerstars.eu client, with the United Kingdom and rest of the world markets to follow ‘very soon,’ alongside various buy-ins of $1, $3, $7 and $15. On appearance ‘Power Up’ looks like a typical game …

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Malta approval sees Unikrn launch European esports betting vehicle

Esports betting platform Unikrn has confirmed that it has been approved a Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) licence, allowing the company to service regulated European betting markets. Unikrn will now launch new European enterprise ‘Unikrn EU’, a joint venture with France-based RBP. Securing its market entry, the Seattle-based technology firm aims to become the outright leader for esports wagering for European …

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