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Rio’s Mayor confirms soccer’s return

Rio de Janeiro’s Mayor Marcelo Crivella has confirmed that the government has completed its plans to resume soccer’s activity in the city. Training sessions...

NHL Commissioner hints at late July for conceivable return to play

In a media Q&A this week, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman talked about the financial impact of COVID-19 on the league going forward and hinted...

Genius Sports and Topnotch Management launch tennis series

Genius Sports Group and Topnotch Management (TNM) have confirmed the launch this week of the Grand Slam Tennis Tours MatchPlay 120 series, a brand...

NHL details next steps on the road to resuming sporting activities

The NHL has issued a memorandum detailing its phased return to sport protocol, setting out a long and stringent set of criteria that must...

SportsHandle: that was the week that was in US sports betting

SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting. DraftKings Seeking Early Entry Into Illinois Sports Betting Market It appears...

IBIA calls for cohesive approach to global best practice standards

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has issued a fresh call to all parties engaged in the supply of sports event data for betting...

Charley Hoffman makes MKF an official fantasy sports partner

Fantasy sports gaming platform Monkey Knife Fight (MKF) has firmed up an exclusive agreement with PGA TOUR player and ambassador Charley Hoffman. According to...

RacingPicks makes US horse racing community debut

Oddschecker Global Media, the igaming publishing group, has confirmed the launch today of RacingPicks, a standalone horse racing site. The purpose of the site...

Brazil President looking to get soccer back on the agenda

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has received representations this week from the authorities of the first division clubs Flamengo and Vasco da Gama to discuss...

Luckbox accelerates IPO plans

Esports bookmaker Luckbox is ‘accelerating plans’ to list its business on the TSX Venture Exchange – Toronto’s marketplace for small-to-mid sized fast-growth enterprises. During May the company recruited TSX...

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SG confirms virtual format for annual stockholder meeting

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders has been changed to a virtual meeting format due to public meeting...

Operator CEOs head speaker line-up for Latin America’s largest virtual betting and gaming conference

SBC Digital Summit Latinoamérica is to open with Sports Betting in Focus, which will see operator CEOs from Colombia and Costa Rica set the...

SBC Digital Summit North America unveils agenda and high-profile interview series

The agenda for SBC Digital Summit North America is to feature an ‘In Conversation With’ series of interviews with some of the biggest names...

SBC to host first dedicated virtual event for Latin America

SBC Events, the organizer of leading sports betting and gaming industry conferences, is to host its first ever event dedicated to Latin America. SBC Digital...