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Gunn Merete Paulsen: Lotteritilsynet will continue its toughest stance against remote actors

Speaking to national media, Gunn Merete Paulsen, Director General of Lotteritilsynet – Norway’s gambling authority – has stated that the government’s tougher stance against foreign betting operators is working. Presenting Lotteritilsynet’s annual report, Paulsen details that in 2018 Norway saw its first decrease in remote gambling interactions/engagements following years of growth. Tougher measures introduced by the government including remote gambling payment …

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Facebook restructures sports division for critical 2019

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Entering 2019, social media giant Facebook has moved to restructure its global sports division, which will be led by former NBA executive Dan Reed as Vice President of Global Sports/Media Partnerships. Facebook has previously stated its intent on growing exclusive sports partnerships and content, as the social media platform has reached peak user saturation. Furthermore, Facebook leadership has previously outlined …

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In time for Lakeside! BDO secures Eurosport as primary broadcaster

The governance of the British Darts Organisation (BDO) has confirmed the appointment of Eurosport as its primary broadcast partner. Updating stakeholders, BDO informs that it has agreed to an extensive three-year partnership with Discovery Inc’s Eurosport channel, which has previously broadcast BDO syndicated competitions. Today’s announcement sees the BDO end concerns that the governing body would not have a TV …

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Australian pay TV firm seeks gambling ad dispensation

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Australian pay TV firm Foxtel is pushing for exemptions to its governments gambling advertisement reforms, details the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). The upcoming gambling ban, set to take effect from next month, was pushed through by the government as it promises to ban sports betting ads during the viewing hours of children. Stating that it seeks to “provide a clear …

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Bwin nets Eurosport Deutschland Bundesliga sponsorship

GVC Holdings’ sports betting subsidiary Bwin has extended its existing partnership with European sports broadcaster Eurosport (Discovery Networks) becoming the lead sponsor of all its Bundesliga coverage. Agreeing on sponsorship terms, Bwin will boost its coverage across all Eurosport Deutschland channels, becoming the principal sponsor of Bundesliga Friday, Sunday and Monday night football matches on Eurosport’s HD network. Further to …

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Betfred brings Sky Sports to its UK high-street shops

Betfred has agreed a multi-year deal with Sky to show Sky Sports in all of its 1,360 UK high-street shops. The complete portfolio of seven Sky Sports channels, including Sky Sports News HQ and Eurosport, has been available to customers in Betfred shops since 1 July. Mark Stebbings, Managing Director of Betfred Retail, said: “Exciting live sport and a great …

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10Bet launches Euro 2016 ad campaign featuring In-Play service

10Bet has launched a first ever offline campaign to connect with sports fans during Euro 2016. The campaign, produced in partnership with London agency Jump and media partner AMS, focuses on 10Bet’s hundreds of In-Play markets for over 22,000 live events per month. Comprising TV ads on channels including Eurosport, ITV 2, ITV4 and More4, amongst others, plus radio slots …

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SportsPro Live returns next week with annual conference

SportsPro Live returns this month for a two-day stint at Wembley Stadium, and they’ve gone all out to make the flagship conference a huge success. Here are just a few of the reasons why you should attend on 22nd and 23rd March. The wonder of Wanda Philippe Blatter doesn’t do many industry conferences, but the president and chief executive of …

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Marius Vizer joins list of SportsPro Live speakers

The organisers of SportsPro Live have announced that International Judo Federation president Marius Vizer, EBU/Eurovision director of sport business Stefan Kuerten and British Cycling’s director of cycle sport and membership Jonny Clay are confirmed to speak on 22nd and 23rd March at Wembley Stadium. Marius Vizer Vizer is one of the most outspoken members of sports administration’s global elite. President of …

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