The SBC Weekly Digest for 10/05/19

Your weekly roundup of the most popular articles from SBC News, SBC Americas, CasinoBeats, Insider Sport & Payment Expert.

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Good week for…
STARS GROUP

The Stars Group is looking to emulate the success of Sky Betting & Gaming with a deal to launch FOX Bet in partnership with national sports broadcaster Fox Sports.
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GENIUS SPORTS

In a major deal, Genius Sports Group has partnered Football DataCo to become the official global supplier of live data for the Premier League, English Football League and Scottish Professional Football League.

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Bad week for…
WILLIAM HILL

The Advertising Standards Authority reprimanded Tottenham Hotspur over a social media advert for the club’s official betting partner, William Hill, featuring two football players who were both under the age of 25.

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PLAYUP

New South Wales authorities have continued their crack down on those in breach of gambling laws by issuing a AUD$7,500 (£4,035/€4,705/$5,246) fine to PlayUp, re-emphasising the need for multi-jurisdictional compliance around advertising and promoting gambling products.
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK
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“All of the major US leagues are looking at the automated aspect to data collection, but the challenge for this market is how it can be used as part of the data collection for betting. Because the demands of data for betting are very different.”

David Lampitt of Sportradar acknowledged that there are now a number of different ways in which technology is being used to drive automated access to the firm’s data, particularly around the top four US sports. Read more

NUMBERS GAME
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Amount in billions of Swedish Krona Betsson Group’s revenue surged to in Q1, as the firm placed Sweden and the Netherlands under the microscope in the financial report.
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Equity interests acquired by Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc from The Walt Disney Company, following the latter’s purchase of Twenty-First Century Fox.
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3.3
Millions of pounds donated by GVC Holdings, William Hill and bet365 according to recent figures released by GambleAware looking into donations received by the charity.
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2017
An extensive renovation project is underway at the island of Saint Croix’s Caravelle Hotel and Casino, to repair damage caused by Hurricane’s Irma and Maria two years ago.
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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
SG Digital
Keith O’Loughlin of SG Digital speaks about what advice he would
give to operators trying to break into the United States.
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JBD Sports’ Jeremy Harding talks to InsiderSport about celebrities, sponsorship opportunities and what’s in the pipeline this year.

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CasinoBeats gets to the bottom of Playtech’s multi-studio strategy, the plus points of releasing titles as part of a series, and takes a deeper look into the new release, Sky Queen.
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In the first entry of an ongoing series Vie.gg gives the run down on the key components of the esports world, and why it has grown so much in popularity on a global scale.
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Alexander Rehnborg of Better Collective addresses new awards received, which he believes is confirmation of the company’s “multidisciplinary” online marketing work.
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