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Genius Sports expands long-term bet365 partnership

New York-listed sports data and technology provider Genius Sports has agreed a major expansion of its long-term partnership with leading operator bet365.

bet365 was one of the first sportsbooks to implement Genius Sports' live streaming service, which helped to establish the market for official sports data on competitions such as the [...]

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888 Holdings

888 full year revenue hits record $972m despite Q4 decline

London-listed betting and gaming operator 888 Holdings has reported a 14 per cent increase in total revenue to a record $972m for the full 2021 year, despite posting a decline during the final quarter of the year.

The Q4 revenue decline was in line with board expectations, and largely reflected a [...]

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Aspire Global

NeoGames makes €420m bid to acquire Aspire Global

New York-listed gaming supplier NeoGames has made a bid to acquire Aspire Global for approximately €420m.

The proposed acquisition will establish the enlarged group as a leading online supplier in the gaming and lottery industries and will accelerate Aspire Global’s entry into the US market through NeoGames existing presence.

NeoGames is offering [...]

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Segev takes sole charge as DAZN looks to add betting to live streaming platform

Shay Segev has been named as sole CEO of DAZN Group, as the company looks to introduce additional fan engagement services such as betting and e-commerce to its live sports streaming platform.

DAZN has implemented a new group structure and confirmed leadership changes that will enable the business to realise its [...]

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TAB NZ appoints Mike Tod as next CEO

New Zealand's racing and sports betting agency TAB NZ has appointed Mike Tod as its next chief executive.

Tod will begin his new role on 21 March, with the appointment completing the New Zealand Racing Board and the Racing Industry Transition Agency's transition to TAB NZ.

Tod brings a wealth of experience [...]

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New Jersey

New Jersey iGaming revenue grows 41% to $1.37bn in 2021

New Jersey’s regulated betting and gaming market grew by 64 per cent in 2021 as total gaming revenue reached $4.74bn, of which nearly a third was generated from online gambling.

The state’s licensed casinos and racetracks recorded a strong finish to the year as December gaming revenue increased by 29 per [...]

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Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs Inc. names new president of TwinSpires and Online Gaming

New York-listed gaming operator Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has named Ben Murr as president of TwinSpires and Online Gaming. 

Murr has spent more than 14 years at CDI, serving in various leadership roles including president of United Tote, senior vice president and chief technology officer, and most recently as interim president [...]

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Caesars Entertainment

Buffalo Bills signs Caesars as second online sportsbook partner

New York-listed casino and sportsbook operator Caesars Entertainment has penned a multi-year partnership to become an official mobile sports betting partner of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills. 

The agreement is the second for the Buffalo Bills this month following a similar deal with FanDuel, with the Caesars Sportsbook securing the naming rights [...]

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BetMGM set to launch online sportsbook in New York State

US betting and gaming operator BetMGM will become the fifth company to launch an online sportsbook in New York State later today. 

The BetMGM app will go live in the Empire State later today (17 January), offering players customisable pre-game, in-play, futures and parlay wagers.

The launch marks BetMGM's 19th and [...]

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Betsson secures naming rights in Brazil for Campeonato Pernambuco

Stockholm-listed betting and gaming operator Betsson has partnered the Pernambuco Soccer Federation (FPF) to secure the naming rights to the Brazilian state's Campeonato Pernambucano.

Marking the biggest sponsorship deal in the FPF's history, the agreement will see the annual football tournament renamed as Pernambucano Betsson 2022.

"The Pernambucano is one of the [...]

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GeoComply brings in Sarafina Wolde Gabriel to support global expansion

Geolocation and compliance technology specialist GeoComply has appointed Sarafina Wolde Gabriel as senior director of global markets. 

Gabriel brings nearly two decades of experience in digital technology to GeoComply, having spent 18 years at Paysafe-owned affiliate specialist Income Access, most recently as vice president of strategy.

“Sarafina’s experience in gaming and digital [...]

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fuboTV bags exclusive English Premier League rights in Canada

New York-listed live TV streaming platform fuboTV has secured the exclusive streaming rights to England’s Premier League in Canada beginning with the 2022/23 season.

fuboTV will be the exclusive home of the Premier League in the Canadian market for the next three seasons beginning in August 2022, carrying all 380 Premier [...]

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