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The World Cup’s Finest With Kindred’s Eric Konings

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. A Dutch theme descends over The World Cup’s Finest this afternoon, as Eric Konings, a Sports Betting Integrity Officer at Kindred Group, …

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The World Cup’s Finest with SITA Director Robin Hutchison

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. This afternoon’s World Cup memories come courtesy of Square in the Air Director Robin Hutchison, who talks of a German invasion of …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Read on to hear Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale discuss a nearly moment for England, a duo of 1994 kit highlights and what …

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Dutch Kansspelautoriteit scales up monitoring of World Cup advertising

Netherlands gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit, has confirmed that it will significantly increase its monitoring of remote betting operators’ marketing and advertising practices during World Cup 2018. Warning foreign operators, Kansspelautoriteit stated that it will severely fine unlicensed betting firms deemed to be illegally targeting Dutch national consumers. Furthermore, the regulatory body seeks to eradicate bookmaker advertising which may be visible to …

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Intralot recruits Michael Kogeler as Group COO

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Greek lottery and gaming systems provider Intralot has announced the appointment of Michael Kogeler as Group Chief Operating Officer, following an extensive international search process. Taking up his post next month, on May 2, Kogeler is set to be responsible for “business orchestration of its operations around the world,” more specifically dealing with the firm’s relationships with partners and customers, as …

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Sportech offloads Dutch asset Racing BV for €3.25 million

The governance of London listed betting and racing systems provider Sportech Plc has confirmed that it has agreed on terms to sell its Netherlands subsidiary Sportech Racing BV to private investor RBP Luxembourg (‘RBP’). Sportech will carry-out the sale of Racing BV for a total cash consideration of €3.25 million on a ‘debt-free basis’. Last June 2017, Racing BV obtained a …

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Unibet terminates Dutch KNWU cycling sponsorship

Dutch news sources have reported that the Netherlands National Cycling Association (KNWU) and European bookmaker Unibet (Kindred Group Plc) have chosen to mutually terminate their existing sponsorship agreement. Estimated to be worth approximately €1 million per year for the KNWU, in 2016 Unibet marketing agreed to become the main sponsor of the KNWU racing team jersey, with the partnership beginning in …

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Is it time for football to embrace the expansion of major tournaments?

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When FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced in January that the 2026 World Cup would be expanded from 32 teams to host 48, it evoked widespread negativity from the football World.   However, none that reacted to that meeting in Zurich with discontent, could have anticipated what would follow 11 months later. As a dramatic World Cup qualification campaign culminated in …

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PSV signs Asian betting partner

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PSV Eindhoven has signed online entertainment site Wellbet as the clubs official Asian betting partner. Under the terms of the deal, due to commence on January 1 of next year and run until mid 2020, the bookmaker is to be granted exposure at PSV’s Philips Stadium and usage of the clubs logo in official campaigns. Toon Gerbrands, PSV General Manager, …

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Kansspelautoriteit’s Henk Kessler confident of Dutch Gambling Act gaining approval

Speaking at last week’s ‘ESSA Sports Betting Integrity Conference’, the Vice Chairman of The Netherlands Gaming Authority (Kansspelautoriteit) Henk Kessler indicated that the battle to enforce a Gambling Act in his country could be nearing a conclusion. A new Dutch Gambling Act has been in debate since 2014 when the government submitted its initial mandate to the European Union. Following a number …

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