Thursday, October 24, 2019

Suspicious betting cases drop 30% in Q3

The number of suspicious betting cases fell 30 percent in Q3 to 50, with the majority related to football and tennis.

Sportradar to sell media rights to Tokyo volleyball qualifier

Sportradar said it will sell the media rights for the upcoming CEV Tokyo Volleyball European Qualification 2020 on behalf of the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV).

Melco, MGM, Hard Rock to lead “internationalisation” of gaming brands

Melco, MGM and Hard Rock International will be the leaders in 2020 in a trend towards the internationalisation of gaming brands, Spectrum predicts.
Sportradar Optima

Sportradar buys Optima

Sportradar said it has bought Optima, a sports betting and gaming omni channel platform, to create a one-stop-shop technology and services business. 

Tasmania to introduce of one Australia’s highest POC taxes

Tasmania is set to become the sixth state in Australia to introduce a point-of-consumption tax, aimed at properly taxing wagering operators on their operations,...
Paddy Power

Paddy Power and PokerStars to create global online power

Flutter Entertainment, the owner of Paddy Power, has agreed to buy the parent company of PokerStars in an all-stock transaction to create the world’s largest online business.
India cricket (file)

India, Japan eyed as key emerging markets

Uncertainties caused by instability in Cambodia and the Philippines has prompted operators to search for new markets, with India and Japan top of the list.
NFL, Tabcorp logos

Tabcorp inks first NFL partnership

Tabcorp said it had reached an multi-year accord with the NFL to be the exclusive wagering partner in Australia. 

BCCI anti-corruption chief calls for legalization of betting

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s Anti-Corruption chief Ajit Singh Shekhawat has called for the legalization of betting to tackle corruption...
Nagaworld

Kambi deepens sportsbook ties with NagaWorld 

Kambi has signed a multi-year extension of its sportsbook agreement with NagaWorld, which will include extended live event coverage.

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