Category Archives: Betting

Late June start for CS:GO sequel Pinnacle Cup II

Following the success of the first edition of the Pinnacle Cup this March, Pinnacle Cup II will become the latest in the series – held between 28 June and 16 July 2021. The sequel will see top-tier CS:GO teams from around the world battle it out once again for a share of the $100,000 prize …

GiG Media readies for Dutch comeback

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) is re-configuring the affiliate properties of TopCasinoBonus.com and CasinoTopsOnline.com to be ready for the launch of the Netherlands regulated online gambling marketplace from 1 October. Undertaken by the GiG Media division, the reconfiguration aims to transform the properties into the most insightful destination for Dutch players seeking trustworthy reviews on licensed …

Danish regulator underlines stability despite online casino outpacing sportsbook growth

Spillemyndigheden has released its ‘2020 Danish Gambling Report’, revealing that the online casino vertical achieved a greater market share than sports betting for the first time. Denmark’s regulator – headed by Anders Dorph – revealed that overall online casino revenues amounted to DKK 2,453 million (€330m) representing a market share of 27% –  whilst sports …

SBC Digital North America’s content and business opportunities impress delegates

SBC Digital North America delivered on its goals of providing insightful conference content, showcasing the latest industry innovations, and creating an effective platform for making business connections, a survey of attendees has found. The online conference and exhibition for the sports betting and igaming industries achieved a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 67, as the …

FDJ backs Tour des Femmes 2022 expansion 

Upholding its commitment to diversifying its sponsorship portfolio of French sports, Française des Jeux (FDJ) has become an official partner of the Tour de France Women’s edition.  Beginning in 2022, France’s National Lottery operator will work with race organiser Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) to promote the ‘Tour de France Femmes’, to be on par with …

GLMS reappoints Calvi as President in Executive Committee election

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has appointed Ludovico Calvi as its Chair and President in its most recent Executive Committee election. Calvi will serve his third mandate as President until the next election in 2023, whilst Gilles Maillet, Sport Integrity Director at La Française des Jeux (FDJ), will replace Rupert Bolingbroke of the Hong …

YGAM exposes lived abuse and harassment of female gamers to APPG members

YGAM – The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust has submitted its report on online abuse and harassment of female gamers to MPs working in the ‘All-Party Parliamentary Group for Video Games and E Sports’. Titled ‘She Plays, He Says’, the report details the lived experiences of many young female gamers in which YGAM “seeks …

Joe Andrews, SIS: Taking racing to new operators in Africa

We heard from SIS earlier this year on tapping into Latin America’s strong racing heritage, but what about in regions such as Africa where there is little to no history to draw upon? Joe Andrews, Digital Sales Manager at SIS, discusses taking racing to new operators and bettors across Africa, how the esports betting boom …

MansionBet boosts sports marketing via Bristol City deal

MansionBet has strengthened its sports branding and marketing by becoming the new principal partners of Bristol City FC. The Gibraltar-based operator’s logo will appear on the EFL Championship club’s home, away and third kits for a second consecutive year – although no branding will appear on youth kits in line with responsible gambling policies. Furthermore, …

BetMakers acquires Sportech to accelerate international growth

BetMakers has taken another step in delivering its international growth strategy by finalising the purchase of Sportech’s Racing, Tote and Digital assets. The acquisition covers Sportech’s racing, tote and digital assets in the US, UK and Europe, widening the operator’s international customer base, as well as bolstering its position in the expanding US market. Integration …