The International Olympic Committee (IOC) encouraged countries to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, also known as the Macolin Convention, at the third International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) yesterday (28 October).
After another difficult quarter, Betsson chief executive Pontus Lindwall has talked up the possibility of acquisitions and expansion into new markets, after the operator reported year-on-year declines in revenue and profit for the third quarter of the year.
Multimedia content provider PA Media has agreed a strategic partnership with esports statistics and odds specialist PandaScore, in a move the two parties say will allow operators to offer customers a wider range of betting options on esports competitions.
Gambling operator Genting has opted to bring its online product range together under a single brand, with its online casino, live casino and sportsbook offering now available under the GentingBet name.
Performance marketing specialist Raketech Group has reported a 6.1% year-on-year decline in revenue for the second quarter of 2019, though reduced costs saw it significantly increase its profit for the period.
Pentasia’s 2019 edition of its Ambitions survey reveals that new technology and markets are key motivations for candidates seeking pastures new in the igaming industry, while learning beats earning for a majority of respondents.
North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) have joined forces with Highlight Games to develop the first virtual sports betting game based on the US league.
The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the platform through which state lottery operators track suspicious betting activity, revealed that 198 alerts were generated in the first quarter of 2019, of which 33 were flagged to its partners.
Sports betting integrity monitoring body ESSA has rebranded as the International Betting Integrity Association. It has also revealed a sharp decline in suspicious betting alerts generated by tennis over the first quarter of 2019, with the total number of alerts across all sports down 26% year-on-year.
Bragg Gaming Group, the Toronto-listed operator and supplier formed through the acquisitions of sports news portal GiveMeSport and igaming software developer Oryx Gaming, has reported revenue of CAD$10.4m in its first set of quarterly results.