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India Law Commission seeks public consultation on betting & gambling

India’s Law Commission has opened a 30-day window, to solicit the views of citizens and stakeholders with regards to legalising betting and further gambling activities. In 2016, a special committee led by Justice Rajendra Lodha recommended that sports betting be legalised to protect citizens against criminal gangs and to fight against match-fixing within Indian sports. Indian news sources report that …

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George Oborne – India Bet – Operators look to cheaper access points for UK market

George Oborne is the Managing Director at India Bet, and starred on the ‘International appeal’ panel at the recent Betting on Sports conference in London. We caught up with him to expand on his predictions for the future of cricket betting, talk more about India Bet’s social betting platform, and find out what the rest of 2016 has in store …

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Indian Super League football boosts integrity capabilities with Sportradar

Beginning its third football season on the 3 October the ‘Hero Indian Super League’ (ISL) has moved to strengthen its match fixing monitoring capabilities by joining Sportradar’s Integrity Services Platform. Sportradar will now monitor all ISL 2016/17 matches for suspicious betting patterns, and will further consult and assist ISL governance regarding strengthening its league integrity and preventing match-fixing. Announcing the …

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Genius Sports officially launches following merger

Genius Sports, a brand created from the merger of SportingPulse and Betgenius, has been officially launched into the sports and betting data sector. The company already employs more than 750 staff in 10 locations worldwide. SportingPulse, founded in 1999 in Melbourne, is well known for its sports administration, management software and basketball data collection. Since 2004 the company has worked …

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Esports enters India with the Indian Gaming League

India is the latest country to announce its commitment to the esports industry following the launch of the Indian Gaming League (IGL) this week.  Siddhanth Valecha, IGL spokesperson said of the news: “We want to revive the gaming culture in India. We interacted with India’s gaming community before launching the league, and we received a tremendous response.” He added: “In …

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Tom Seymour – Cricket offers superb branding opportunities for betting

Tom Seymour, Commercial Director at Durham County Cricket Club (CCC), aims to take SBC readers on a cricketing’ tour of discovery over this year, focusing on the biggest players, grounds and opportunities the sport has to offer. Durham County Cricket Club may be a new kid on the block within the national game, but in terms of winning trophies and …

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