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Delasport renews Balkan basketball league sponsorship

Online gaming technology provider Delasport has extended its title sponsorship of the Balkan International Basketball League (BIBL).

The renewal continues Delasport's support of the BIBL for the upcoming 2021/22 season, which begins on 12 October and features eleven teams from five countries; Bulgaria, Israel, Kosovo, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

“The sponsorship of [...]

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Raketech completes QM Media acquisition

Stockholm-listed Raketech has completed the acquisition of US-facing sports betting affiliate QM Media and its subsidiary P&P Vegas Group.

Following an initial agreement in July, QM Media assets including Onlinecricketbetting.net and Picksandparlays.net are now operating as an integrated part of Raketech.

Raketech said that it has identified several growth and development opportunities [...]

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Comtrade Gaming signs first US platform deal with G3 Esports

Slovenian iGaming platform provider Comtrade Gaming has signed its first platform partnership deal in the United States through an agreement with G3 Esports.

The deal will see Comtrade provide its iCore gaming platform and backend technology to power G3’s new esports betting product aimed at gamers.

“When choosing partners for our forthcoming [...]

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Britain’s online gambling yield falls for third consecutive month

Britain’s largest gambling operators representing approximately 80 per cent of the online gambling market have reported an 8 per cent fall in gross gaming yield in July 2021.

Gross gambling yield (GGY) amounted to £456.45m in July compared to £496.06m in June and £459.15m in July 2020, marking the third consecutive [...]

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Baseball dominates Oregon sportsbook wagers in August

The Oregon Lottery’s DraftKings-powered Scoreboard online sports betting operation collected total handle of $17.7m in August.

Total handle declined by 3 per cent compared to the previous month, with baseball remaining the most popular sport with $7.6m in wagers, followed by soccer at $2.9m, basketball at $1.9m and tennis at $1.5m.

A [...]

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Betano continues Portuguese expansion with FC Porto sponsorship

Kaizen Gaming-owned betting brand Betano has been named as a new sponsor of Portuguese Primeira Liga club FC Porto.

The agreement covers the current 2021/22 season and also includes sponsorship of FC Porto’s handball team.

“We are very excited to be able to announce our partnership with FC Porto, one of the [...]

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PointsBet partners first MLS club with Austin FC tie-up

Sports betting and iGaming operator PointsBet has agreed a sponsorship deal in Texas with Major League Soccer club Austin FC.

The long-term, exclusive sponsorship agreement covers retail and online sports betting, daily fantasy sports and free-to-play games, and marks PointsBet’s first partnership with an MLS club.

PointsBet will receive prominent branding at [...]

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Gaming Innovation Group

Gaming Innovation Group appoints new VP of sales for North America

Stockholm-listed gaming solutions provider Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of David Elmore as vice president of sales for North America.

Elmore joins GiG from regulatory laboratory GLI in New Jersey and will be responsible for driving the supplier's commercial strategy across North America.

“I am [...]

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Detroit, Michigan

MGM Grand dominates Michigan commercial casino market in August

Michigan’s three commercial casinos in Detroit have reported total aggregate revenue of $113.8m for the month of August.

Retail betting and gaming revenue rose by 62 per cent year-on-year, but fell by 3 per cent compared to the previous month, with table games and slots revenue amounting to $112.2m and retail [...]

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WynnBET agrees New York Jets sports betting partnership

Wynn Resorts' online sports betting brand WynnBET has been named as an official sports betting partner of the New York Jets.

The multi-year agreement includes sponsorship of the WynnBET Green Room at MetLife Stadium on gamedays, as well as a presenting sponsorship of the Jets Podcast Network and the Jets SportsNet [...]

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Sportradar ushers in new era as a public company

Sports betting and sports entertainment solutions provider Sportradar is now a publicly listed company following its IPO on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.

Sportradar chief executive Carsten Koerl was joined by investors Michael Jordan and Todd Boehly to ring the opening bell in New York Tuesday, marking the start of trading at [...]

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MaximBet secures additional US market access deals

Carousel Group has agreed new market access deals to offer its MaximBet iGaming and sports betting brand in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

MaximBet will expand its existing relationship with Caesars Entertainment to include iGaming market access in Pennsylvania, having previously agreed deals with the US operator to launch its online sportsbook in [...]

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