Tag Archives: Japan

Japan begins discussions on creation of $65bn sports betting market

The government of Japan has reportedly begun internal discussions with regards to regulating sports betting on football and baseball events, according to the Financial Times. Should betting regulations on the two popular sports be liberalised, it would create a market totalling around $65 million according to FT sources with ‘direct knowledge of the situation’. The most popular form of betting …

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SoftSwiss expands reach with trifecta of Asian market entries

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SoftSwiss has continued to expand its offering into new gaming markets after debuting its solutions in India, Japan and South Korea.  The supplier’s newly-launched sportsbook solution will be adapted to the Indian market, enabling players to wager on more than 60 different sports – including cricket and horse racing – across over 1200 different markets.  The solution will also feature …

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Gamesys targets strong 2020 closing after successful Spanish launch

Gamesys Group Plc has cited continued growth momentum across its brand portfolio as the LSE-listed online gambling group recorded growth on all key operating metrics.   Publishing its Q3 2020 trading statement, Gamesys recorded a 31% increase in group revenues to £190 million, reflecting a period of strong organic growth which was supported by an increase in customer activity. Providing …

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Enlarged Gamesys returns to UK growth eyeing FTSE250 spot 

The governance of LSE-listed Gamesys Group, formerly JPJ Group, has cited confidence in achieving its corporate objective of indexing as a FTSE250 firm within the coming months. Publishing its full-year 2019 results, a new look Gamesys has reported a 35% increase in corporate revenues to £415 million (FY2018: £308m), citing ‘high organic growth’ achieved across the UK and Asia.  Corporate …

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IOC emphasises stakeholder cooperation protecting sports integrity in critical 2020

Governance of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reiterated its determination to protect the integrity of sports across all levels of competition as an underlining core commitment. The IOC states that it will continue to deepen its collaborative frameworks, which in 2019 saw the launch it’s United Against Corruption’ global campaign in partnership with the United Nations (UN). Noting the complexities …

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Catena accelerates US and Japan prospects amid Euro slowdown

The governance of Stockholm-listed Catena Media AB has continued to back the firm’s strategic progress and diversification strategy to overcome declines within the UK and Nordics. Competing against tough Q3 2018 metrics and a ‘slowdown in organic growth’ within its marketing verticals, Catena records a 5% decline in Q3 2019 corporate revenues €26.4 million (€27.7m) – with year-to-date revenues tracking at …

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InsiderSport: On The Ball – China to host 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on the latest MLS expansion franchise, FIFA’s Club World Cup announcement and Amazon’s latest fly-on-the-wall documentary featuring Tottenham Hotspur.  FIFA awards hosting rights of the 2021 Club World Cup to China China PR has …

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Cultural learnings… Paddy Power launches Japan Slam for RWC 2019

Gearing up for this Friday’s kick-off of the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup (RWC Japan 2019), Paddy Power has launched its ‘Japan Slam’ social media series. The series sees Paddy Power cast a number of Irish sports stars, such as champion jockey and long-term collaborator Ruby Walsh, former Ireland Rugby international Donncha O’Callaghan and WWE star Sheamus explore Japan as …

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