Tag Archives: ice hockey

Slovak Hockey praises Tipsport’s vital support

Hosting a press conference in Bratislava, Richard Lintner, Director General of Hockey Slovakia, has personally thanked bookmaker Tipsport for its support of the ‘pro-league’ during a crucial transitional period for the sport in Slovakia. Leading Slovak pro-hockey, Lintner announced that Hockey Slovakia had secured its most important commercial partnerships to date. Tipsport would remain as title sponsor of its ‘Slovenská …

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HockeyAllsvenskan sponsorship sees Unibet continue Swedish sports mission

Kindred Group Plc’s flagship sports betting brand Unibet has stated its ongoing commitment to ‘investing in Swedish sports’, confirming that it has become ‘main sponsor’ of the HockeyAllsvenskan league. HockeyAllsvenskan represents the second highest level of Swedish professional ice hockey, maintaining a 14-club league with an audience of ‘over one million people’. Mirroring Unibet’s ‘record-breaking’ sponsorship of Swedish football’s Elitfotboll …

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VSODDS.BET aims to elevate engagement with sportsbook launch

With the launch of its new sportsbook, VSODDS.BET is aiming to place a greater focus on betting traders, offering only pre-match, fixed odds to players in core markets around the world. The Curaçao-licensed operator offers odds and markets across a wide range of sports, including Football, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Formula One, American Football, Ice Hockey and Handball, with more to …

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Domino effect… CGA wants Canada to pop next for sports betting

Canada’s pro sports betting lobby has been reinvigorated by this week’s US Supreme Court repeal of PASPA federal laws. Following Monday’s SCOTUS judgement, the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) issued a fast response welcoming PASPA’s repeal, which will open the US to state-sanctioned sports betting. CGA governance will now push Canada’s governing Liberal Party, to review the nations gambling code following …

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ESSA reports 50 suspicious betting alerts in 2018’s first quarter

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International betting integrity body ESSA has published its integrity report for the first quarter of 2018, reporting 50 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the period. Breaking down those figures sees nine sports involved, with tennis having the most cases with 27, followed by eleven cases in football and four in table tennis. Of the rest, both …

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US sports players associations speak out on PASPA

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Players associations representing athletes across four key sports within the United States have joined together to release a statement regarding the prospect of legalised sports betting within the country. Union’s for professional players across baseball (MLBPA), basketball (NBPA), American football (NFLPA) and ice hockey (NHLPA), have today (Thursday April 12) issued the following statement: “Given the pending Supreme Court decision regarding …

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Sporting Solutions wins Svenska Spel pricing partnership

Sporting Solutions has beaten off competition from a number of sportsbook suppliers, to provide Svenska Spel with its outsourced pricing services (OPS). The firm, which forms part of the Sporting Group, will see the partnership run for an initial year long period, with Svenska Spel holding the rights to exercise the option of a further year. Fredrik Wastenson, Vice President …

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Ninca90 secures back to back World Tipster titles

Nemanja Dojcinovic, also known by his community name of Ninca90, has been named World Tipster Champion 2017 by bettingexpert.com. The defending champion made a total of 7,123 tips and secured a total unit profit of 5,268, with 54.3% of his winning tips coming from Basketball, followed by football (31.9%), handball (6.4%), tennis (5.3%) and ice hockey (2.1%). Dojcinovic secured a €10,000 …

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NordicBet extends & expands Champions Hockey League sponsorship

Betsson AB sports betting subsidiary NordicBet has confirmed that it has extended its sponsorship of the Champions Hockey League (CHL), the pan-European ice hockey championship. Agreeing terms, NordicBet will be a key marketing partner of the CHL through to season 2019-20 season. NordicBet marketing informs that it has agreed on heighten coverage of its brand on CHL broadcasts. Furthermore, NordicBet …

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Belarusian Ice Hockey Association joins Sportradar FDS programme

The Belarusian Ice Hockey Association (BIHA) has become the latest European sporting body to sign up to Sportradar’s Fraud Detection System (FDS). Sports data, analysis and insights provider Sportradar will now monitor BIHA syndicated matches for the Belarusian ExtraLiga and Ruslan Salei Cup for the next two seasons. Signing the agreement BIHA governance stated that it was pleased to gain …

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