ParionsSport, the sports betting brand of French gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ), has extended its partnerships with Ligue 1 football clubs Olympique de Marseille and Olympique Lyonnais for a further two seasons.
Online sports betting operator PointsBet has entered into a partnership with National Basketball Association franchise the Indiana Pacers, as well as confirming the locations for three new off-track betting facilities in Illinois.
Integrity body the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) warned sports clubs of the “damage to sports integrity” that may result from sponsorship deals with Asian-facing betting companies who operate primarily in unregulated jurisdictions.
Affiliate giant Catena Media has said that it expects to achieve record revenue and profit in the second quarter of 2020, despite its business being affected by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
National Football League (NFL) franchise the Denver Broncos has signed up its second sports betting partner, with BetMGM to open a new lounge at the team’s Empower Field at Mile High stadium through the agreement.
The English Football League (EFL) has criticised proposals to introduce a ban on betting sponsorship in British sport, saying that the sector contributes more than £40m (€44.4m/$49.8m) each season to the organisation and its clubs.