August 2020

first_imgThe United States of America cricket team will play two matches against Hero Caribbean Premier League sides in the lead up to the tournament hosting four games in Lauderhill, Florida on August 5thand 6th.Matches at Central Broward Regional Stadium The practice matches will take place at the Central Broward Regional Stadium. The first game will see Team USA play the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots at 10 am on August 2nd. The second will see the USA take on the Jamaica Tallawahs at 10 am on August 3rd.The Hero CPL sides feature some of the biggest names in cricket with the Tallawahs having the likes of Kumar Sangakkara and Shakib al Hasan in their squad and the Patriots have the talents of Chris Gayle, Ben Cutting and Samuel Badree at their disposal.Great opportunity for Team USA USA Chairman of Selectors, Ricardo Powell said: “These matches are a great opportunity for Team USA to compete against some of the best in the world. Initiatives such as these are of critical importance for the development of our playing group and we are grateful to the CPL, St. Kitts Patriots and Jamaica Tallawahs for arranging these practice matches in the lead up to the USA-leg of the tournament.”Damien O’Donohoe, CEO of Hero CPL, said: “The Hero CPL is firmly committed to spreading the game of cricket in the USA and these matches are just another example of this. We see so much potential for growth of cricket in the USA and we want to make sure we are doing all we can to help that cause.”The Team USA squad is as follows:Fahad BabarSyed AbdullahRoy SilvaDavion DavidsonNisarg PatelMrunal PatelCamilus AlexanderJaskaran MalhotraElmore HutchinsonJasdeep SinghNosthush KenjigeMuhammad GhousUsman RafiqJapen Patellast_img read more

first_imgLAUDERHILL, Fla. — The 6th Annual Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce Women of Distinction Awards Breakfast powered by the Florida Panthers will honor nine admirable community leaders for their vast achievements on Friday, March 8, 2019, 7:30 a.m., at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise, FL 33323.After a competitive nomination process, nine of Broward County’s most influential women were selected to receive awards. They include: Heidi Dennis, General Manager Pelican Grand Beach Resort;Desorae Giles-Smith, Deputy City Manager City of Lauderhill; Jenni Morejon, President & CEO Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority; Eula Murray Hylton, CEO, Insurance Today; Burnadette Norris-Weeks, Esq., Partner, Austin Pamies Norris Weeks, LLC; Teshanne Phillip, Founder and CEO I am Hope Foundation; Judge Jackie Powell, Broward County Court Group 19; Commissioner Nan Rich Broward County District 1; Shirley Toliver, Area HR Supervisor and District Community Relations Representative UPS.The Annual Awards Breakfast is an empowering event produced by LRCC to honor dynamic women in Broward County and is attended by influential entrepreneurs, professionals, and public officials. The event has sold out five consecutive years.  Therefore, organizers encourage early reservations. Tickets are on sale now on www.LauderhillChamber.com.last_img read more

first_imgRelatedNew WADA Report Reveals Rise In Global Doping CasesDecember 20, 2019In “Sports”TENNIS: NTF Offers $100,000 in Prize Money For 2019 Lagos OpenFebruary 24, 2019In “Tennis”Samir Nasri Set To Join London OutfitNovember 14, 2018In “England” According to ITF ” Ms Errani provided a urine sample on 16 February 2017 as part of an Out-of-Competition test under the Programme. That sample was sent to the WADA-accredited laboratory in Montreal, Canada for analysis, and was found to contain letrozole, which is an aromatase inhibitor that is included under section S4 (Hormone and Metabolic Modulators) of the 2017 WADA Prohibited List, and therefore is also prohibited under the Programme.”Therefore, the Italian will be ineligible to play tennis for 2 months commencing on the 3rd of August 2017, as well as forfeiting all the ranking points and prize money she’s accrued between February and July.Errani’s ban runs till the midnight of 2nd October 2017, her last tournament was at the Citi open in Washington DC where she lost to Oceana Dodin in the second round. 2012 French open finalist, Sara Errani has received a two month ban from tennis after testing positive to banned substance – letrozole in February.The ban was sanctioned by the International Tennis Federation on Monday. The 98th ranked player has since admitted to charge at a hearing before an Independent Tribunal in April.last_img read more

first_imgRelatedFabio CoentraoJune 30, 2017Similar postKompany Named In Belgium World Cup Squad Despite Injury As Benteke Misses OutJune 4, 2018In “England”EPL: Higuain, Kovacic Pick Starting Spots Against TottenhamFebruary 27, 2019In “England” Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld is expected to be out of action till after Christmas due to the hamstring injury he sustained earlier this month.The 28-year old got the injury during his side’s 3-1 victory over European champions Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) on November 1.On the injury timeline for the Belgian, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said: “Maybe after the Christmas period is the expectation. He is a little bit sad.”The former Southampton and Atletico Madrid defender will now miss at least 11 games in all competitions including Tottenham’s Boxing Day league fixture.It’s a personal blow for Toby, who had featured in all of Tottenham’s Premier League and Champions League matches this season before limping off against Madrid.last_img read more

first_img StumbleUpon UKGC suspends EveryMatrix licence with immediate effect September 5, 2019 Related Articles Swipe supports NHS by launching FTP predictor on ‘Stay INtertoto Cup’ April 20, 2020 Share Bookee Founding Team: Adam Wilson & Adam KalmansonIndustry start-up Bookee has been awarded the ‘Brightest Minds Showcase’ at the 2016 iGaming Entrepreneur Conference (8 December Grange Hotel London).Pitching to a panel of industry experts, Bookee which describes itself as the ‘Tinder for betting app’ won the contest ahead of 12 rivals competing for the top prize of a ‘mentoring and professional’ services package worth more than £25,000.The Bookee app offers users a randomised ‘deck’ of suggested small-stake personally-selected bets on a range of sports, giving them the opportunity to swipe either left to discard or right to accept the bet.The start-up was founded by former school friends Adam Kalmanson, previously with William Hill, and Adam Wilson, once of 888, with the mission statement of creating a personalised and social platform for the recreational gambler.Since its inception, Bookee has raised a pre-seed round from leaders in the gaming industry, launched in beta with hundreds of paying users and is now looking to raise a seed round to “commercialise and truly disrupt the B2C betting space”. The start-up states that during testing over the course of the Euro 2016 football tournament last summer, Bookee’s margin was found to be well above industry average.On winning the ‘Brightest Minds Showcase’  a delighted Kalmanson commented: “We are delighted to have won the Bright Minds Showcase at this year’s iGaming Entrepreneurs Conference. We’d like to wish all our fellow start-ups the best of luck in 2017, and look forward to sharing more awesome features in Bookee in the coming months.“Bookee is about simplicity. We invented this app because we became frustrated with how stuck in the past parts of the betting industry are. Where other betting sites have adapted a 100-year-old infrastructure to retro-fit the smartphone revolution, the Bookee app is specifically designed for mobile use only.” Bookee confident of future outlook despite platform setback September 26, 2019 Submit Sharelast_img read more

first_img StumbleUpon Related Articles Submit Share Kevin Pietersen has admitted that he is not surprised by Cricket Australia’s (CA) claim that its emerging players are being targeted by corrupt foreign bookmakers via social media.CA’s Head of Integrity Iain Roy confirmed that players on the verge of squads for the national team and Big Bash League (BBL) are being targeted via tools such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.Pietersen, the former England international who is in Australia to play for Melbourne Stars in the BBL, said that he had never been subjected to such an approach during his career, but added: “Are we going to stop it? I don’t think we’re going to.“Whenever there’s television the reality is it’s going to be there. But I think Cricket Australia does as good a job as any nation around the world in trying to combat it. They talk about how approaches are made – everything that goes on with it.“So, if you are one of those players that gets approached and you make the stupid decision to go down the wrong avenue then you’ve just got to belt them away from cricket. It really irritates me, it annoys me. I practice as hard as I can … and I’ve got expectation to perform on my shoulders.” Share David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Better the devil you know… May 1, 2020 Footstock signs Chris Kamara as new brand ambassador August 18, 2020 GambleAware calls for improved age-screening tools to reduce problem gambling March 27, 2020last_img read more

first_img TVBET passes GLI test for five live games in Malta and Italy August 25, 2020 StumbleUpon Ray Wilson, AMLGS: Industry deserves praise for its reaction to a new normal July 23, 2020 Share Submit Genesis to appeal UKGC’s ‘disproportionate suspension’ July 23, 2020 Related Articles Issuing a corporate update, Stockholm-listed Cherry AB has confirmed that it has completed the outright acquisition of Malta-based online gambling operator ComeOn (ComeOn.com) purchasing 100% of its shares.Cherry governance informs that it completes its 100% takeover of all ComeOn related assets for a total consideration of €280 million, from which the firm’s initial €80 million payment has been deducted.Moving to acquire ComeOn outright, Cherry governance has detailed that the remaining €200 million will be paid via a 60% cash + 40% new shares combination, which will see the gambling group commit to a €125 million payment.In order to finance the cash contribution of its acquisition Cherry governance has secured a €200 million bond under Nasdaq Stockholm terms which will mature from 11 July 2020.In its December 2016 corporate update, Cherry governance detailed that it would move to purchase ComeOn remaining shares outright seeking to boost the firm’s assets and footprint within the lucrative Scandinavian online gaming market.Last March, Cherry indicated that it would move to consolidate all igaming B2C assets under the ComeOn brand, stating that the decision would ‘re-emphasise its operational independence, aligning with other business areas owned and built up by Cherry AB.’ Sharelast_img read more

first_img Catena lauds ‘record’ Q2 as casino drives performance August 19, 2020 The business is a well-regarded publisher of sports news, tips and betting advice across a number of different verticals, with a focus on acquiring leads for regulated UK and Australian iGaming partners. The business differentiates itself by publishing unique quality content written by experienced journalists. The acquisition also includes a wide range of premium domains, including footballtips.com, bettingpro.com.au, livetennis.com, racingtips.com and freespins.com.The purchase price amounts to GBP 13.9 million whereas GBP 11.9 million will be paid upon completion of the transaction, and GBP 2.0 million to be paid six months after completion conditional upon a successful handover of the assets. The transfer of the assets and payment is scheduled to take place no later than end of July 2017.The acquired assets are currently generating quarterly sales of about EUR 1.2m with an operating margin of around 55 percent, although Q3 is expected to be somewhat lower due to seasonality effects. About 80 percent of the revenues stems from revenue share contracts and around 90 percent derives from sports betting and about 10 percent from Casino. A vast majority of the revenue originates from licensed operators in regulated markets, which is a focus area for Catena Media.The acquired business has previously engaged a team of 25-30 freelance journalists. After the acquisition, Catena will integrate such journalists into its own operations and thereby getting access to unique and valuable expertise.Robert Andersson, CEO of Catena Media, commented: “This is a perfect example of an acquisition in line with our global growth strategy. It´s going to be a game changer within our sport segment, and we will be well positioned for an eventful 2018 which includes both Winter Olympics and World Cup in football. And, with the presence in Australia, we add another geographical market which we will use as a beachhead to grow our market shares in Asia Pacific.” StumbleUpon Raketech names Karlsten as new COO May 27, 2020 The consolidation in the affiliate sector has continued with Catena Media expanding its sports betting segment further after acquiring Bettingpro.com and related its affiliate assets. Sharecenter_img Related Articles Catena forecasts ‘record results’ ahead of August interims July 20, 2020 Submit Sharelast_img read more

first_img Submit StumbleUpon Betfair has signed up to become the Official Gaming and Betting Digital Partner of Italian champions Juventus for the coming season starting from 2017/18.As part of the partnership, Betfair will be able to use Juventus’ name and image rights in their promotional material in Italy and around the world in Europe, America and Oceania.Supporters of ‘The Old Lady’ can look forward to benefitting not only from exclusive online offers but also the chance to win extraordinary black and white experiences as a result.Betfair branding will now be visible both inside Allianz Stadium, Juventus Training Center and in a variety of club publications across its digital channels.Juventus Co-Chief Revenue Officer & Head of Global Partnerships and Corporate Revenues Giorgio Ricci said of the new deal: “This partnership with Betfair fits perfectly with the club’s ambitions of global growth and confirms Juventus’ appeal to industry-leading brands around the world.”Claudio Di Zanni, Betfair Italia Country Director, added: “We are proud to be working alongside a club synonymous with success in Italy and Europe.” Bookies Corner: Trump Presidency sinks as US 2020 enters its 100 day countdown July 29, 2020 Share Related Articles Flutter moves to refine merger benefits against 2020 trading realities August 27, 2020 ‘Deal maker’ Rafi Ashkenazi ends Flutter tenure  August 27, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

first_img Natalie BerenatoEuropean multi-brand online gambling group BCourt Group has confirmed that it has relaunched its affiliate marketing programme Betcartpartners (Betcartpartners.com) utilising Income Access (Paysafe Group) marketing software.The relaunch of Betcartpartners will see Income Access’ marketing, player tracking and performance reporting software integrated across BCourt’s multiple betting/gaming brands; Betcart, 0Bet, Sky Lotto, Latari and PokerWay.com.The new programme will be managed by Betcartpartners in-house affiliate marketing team, which is led by experienced player acquisition veteran Natalie Berenato, as Head of Affiliates, Betcartpartners,“Since its launch, Betcart has grown rapidly within the iGaming industry and filled a gap in the market. Affiliates have unsurprisingly wanted to be part of the brand’s growth. Our programme’s expansion to include new brands such as Latari Lotto and 0Bet, as well as its integration with Income Access, will ensure that Betcartpartners becomes an even more enticing promotional prospect for affiliates.” Berenato commentedThe Betcartpartners Affiliate Team will be displaying its new programme at the 2017 Amsterdam Affiliate Conference (ACC), where they will be exhibiting at Stand F20.Lorenzo Pellegrino, CEO, Digital Wallets, Income Access, (Paysafe Group company), welcomed BCourt as new marketing partners  “We’re excited to support the next phase of Betcartpartners and look forward to playing a significant role in its ongoing growth, and the overall player acquisition of its diverse portfolio of brands.” StumbleUpon Submit Share Related Articles Share Skrill launches ‘Knect’ next-level rewards programme November 22, 2019 PokerStars begins Paysafe ‘Rapid Transfer’ Euro rollout July 16, 2019 How sports betting is influencing the tools of success in affiliate marketing September 16, 2019last_img read more