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Javier Tebas: Decree blackout hurts La Liga at its crisis point

La Liga president Javier Tebas has urged Spain’s coalition government to suspend its prohibition of betting sponsorships as the league clubs face an immediate funding crisis. Speaking at the “Marca Sports Weekend” digital conference, Tebas laid out the devastating consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on La Liga finances, which leaves clubs facing a ‘€500 million funding shortfall to finish the …

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Spain’s DGOJ sanctions autumn clean-up of licensee remits

Four Spanish licensed incumbents have had specific licensee provisions withdrawn ‘for inactivity’ sanctioned by gambling regulatory authority the DGOJ. This October, the DGOJ undertook a review of operators’ current market status, which forced the regulator to terminate specific licensee provision attached to Unidad Editorial Juegos, Beatya Entertainment, Paf Consulting ABP and Winamax Espana. Publishing its judgement, the DGOJ details that …

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Fresh 8 nets Sky Bet personalised ad-serving partnership

Sky Betting & Gaming subsidiary Sky Bet has announced that it has signed a multi-year deal with industry ad-serving software provider Fresh 8 Gaming (Fresh 8), which will see the sports betting operator use its next generation advertising platform. Utilising Fresh 8’s content intelligent personalised ad-serving platform, Sky Bet will look to drive player engagement and acquisition across its product …

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MARCA re-launches sports betting product ‘MARCAapuestas.es’ with Playtech

MARCA, Spain’s most popular sports media brand has announced the re-launch of betting portal ‘MARCAapuestas.es’ in partnership with Playtech. The multi-year partnership sees Playtech services manage MARCA’s sports betting and igaming provisions on all digital platforms (desktop and mobile), with the Spanish media owner migrating its existing player base from the GTECH platform to Playtech solutions. Furthermore, Playtech management informed …

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Strong ‘Commercial Pipeline’ sees Playtech post 38% revenue surge in 2015

New client acquisitions, combined with the continued growth of Tier 1 UK digital accounts (Sky B&G, Gala Coral, Ladbrokes and Betfair) have helped Playtech Plc post full-year 2015 revenues of €630 million up 38% on 2014’s corresponding €457 million. Declaring 2015 corporate results (period ending 31 December), Playtech governance was pleased to announce top-line metric growth on all its core division. …

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Oddslife appoints Alexandru Teodorescu as Chief Product Officer

Social sports and gaming platform provider Oddslife Ltd has announced the appointment of Alexandru Teodorescu as its Chief Product Officer (CPO). Teodorescu joins Oddslife from online betting software and platform provider EveryMatrix (2005 – November 2015) where he held a number of senior management roles focusing on both strategic and commercial initiatives. Reporting to Oddslife Founder and CEO Rasmus Sojmark, …

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Greek media groups join Oddslife network

While Greek football fans may have their attention focused on Brazil and the national team’s performance, closer to home three of the country’s biggest media brands have been making plans for the upcoming domestic season. A massive multi-media partnership between satellite TV broadcaster Novasports,gr, radio owner NOVASport-FM 94,6, sports newspaper SportDay and social betting platform provider Oddslife will see sports …

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MARCA and Oddslife launch social sports game EL GURU

Spanish media giant MARCA, famous for its daily coverage of Real Madrid, has entered the social gaming arena thanks to a partnership with social betting technology supplier Oddslife Ltd. Using the Oddslife platform, MARCA has launched ‘MARCA EL GURU’ – a customised social sportsbook platform that allows users to engage and compete with each other using their knowledge of sports. …

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Oddslife Announces New Partnerships with Sports Media Giants in time for ICE

Oddslife, a leading supplier of social sports betting technology to the gambling and media industries, will be at ICE Totally Gaming to discuss new client signings and innovative solutions across Web and iOS in time for World Cup 2014. Oddslife has confirmed the partnership with Spanish media giant MARCA.com, to provide social betting games and content to its readers through …

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