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Bookies Corner: Trump Presidency sinks as US 2020 enters its 100 day countdown


US 2020 enters its final 100 days of campaigning, as current polls indicate a comfortable Joe Biden / Democratic Party victory as President Trump flounders on his handling of critical issues in the most unprecedented of election years.  Against the ropes, can Trump deliver another seismic political upset, or has America finally turned the lights ...

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Intralot accelerates Nederlandse Loterij retail transformation


Intralot has confirmed that its subsidiary in The Netherlands has inked a four-year contract with Nederlandse Loterij for the provision of its sports betting platform, Intralot Orion. The agreement, which also includes an extension option of three years, will enable the operations and management of TOTO’s retail sportsbook. “We are excited to continue our long-standing ...

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Betfred supports Stroke Association with £32,000 donation


Following its charity activity at the 2020 World Matchplay, Betfred will donate £32,000 to the Stroke Association. Betfred, which was the title sponsor of this year’s tournament, previously unveiled a pledge to donate £50 per 180 hit during the tournament, as well as a £10,000 bonus should last year’s total of 330 be matched or ...

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Luckbox outlines final TSXV roadmap


Luckbox has revealed its final IPO schedule, as the esports bookmaker anticipates an early October listing on the Toronto TSX Ventures Exchange (TSXV). Updating investors, the Isle of Man-based operator confirms that it has closed its pre-IPO bookbuild, securing back-to-back oversubscribed funding rounds raising a total of CAD $5 million (€3.3m). Luckbox management states that ...

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Highlight Games’ SOCCERBET goes live with Iforium


London-based video virtual sports specialist Highlight Games Limited has strengthened its portfolio of partnerships after entering into a new agreement with Iforium. Under the terms of the agreement, Highlight Games will integrate its game portfolio into Iforium’s Gameflex platform, including English, Italian, Turkish and Greek variants of its flagship SOCCERBET product. “I’m delighted to announce ...

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Esports Entertainment appoints Jeff Cohen as IR lead 


The newly formed Esports Entertainment Group has strengthened its executive leadership ranks after confirming the appointment of Jeff Cohen as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Investor Relations. A seasoned Wall Street executive, Cohen is the former equity analyst lead for private investment fund Stephens Inc, covering esports, gaming and further entertainment sectors. Cohen has ...

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Unibet backs #GoRacingGreen as lead racing charity 


Unibet, the flagship sportsbook property of Kindred Group Plc, has announced its support of British horseracing’s #GoRacingGreen project – making UK racing accessible to those who suffer from mental health problems. The #GoRacingGreen project was launched in 2019 by racing enthusiast and entrepreneur Deborah Matthews, who openly blogged about how equine activities helped her overcome ...

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KSA issues ‘conduct warning’ following covid marketing breaches


Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands regulatory authority for gambling, has issued a market warning stating that it will not tolerate ‘COVID-19 gambling advertising’.  The KSA stated that it has taken 14 direct actions against unlicensed online operators advertising ‘Corona-Free Gambling messages’ during national lockdown. René Jansen, KSA Chairman, said that the regulatory agency will ‘apply the ...

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Smarkets gains green light to enter Swedish market


Betting exchange Smarkets has been given the green light to begin operating in Sweden after gaining the necessary approval from the country’s regulator, Spelinspektionen. Smarkets will become the second license betting exchange in Sweden, and will see the exchange offer markets on sport, politics and current affairs. Commenting on the new licence, Jason Trost, Smarkets ...

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IBIA: Australia has made no progress on safeguarding sports integrity  


The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has urged the government of Australia to withdraw in-play betting restrictions as a means to further protect its regulated sports betting market and consumers from black-market threats.  The IBIA made its statement as part of its response to an open consultation on the Australian Sports Wagering Scheme (ASWS) – ...

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SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital

8 - 11 September 2020

The SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital is the online version of SBC’s flagship event, with over 10,000 delegates and 100 exhibitors. You can look forward to a Global Betting & Gaming Show that will deliver a fully virtual and interactive conference, exhibition and networking experience to executives in all industry sectors and from all regions. The event will offer a unique opportunity to meet and network in the themed networking sessions, round tables and workshops with a global audience of decision-makers, in and around the world-wide industry.

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