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Stockholm-listed sports betting solutions provider Kambi Group is pleased to announce that, in collaboration with gaming and platform provider Bragg Gaming Group, it has entered into a long-term partnership with New York-based casino operator Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC).

In terms of the agreement, Kambi will provide sportsbook technology to three New York casinos operated by SGC.

The agreement will also see Kambi install its series of on-property sports wagering products inside Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, and Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in Salamanca.

The new multi-channel deal is the second significant tribal nation that Kambi has signed this year and follows an agreement with Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment in March.  The deal also includes a collaboration with Bragg Gaming Group to supply casino services and player account management through its Oryx Gaming subsidiary, Bragg’s first advance into the flourishing market in the US.

Kristian Nylen, Chief Executive Officer at Kambi, commented that he is delighted to agree this Sports Betting agreement with Seneca Gaming Corporation, along with Bragg Gaming, a platform and gaming provider that will enable a fully-managed sportsbook and gaming service.

Nylen went on to say that through its brick and mortar casinos, Seneca Gaming Corporation has developed a reputation for delivering high-quality, entertaining experiences, with customer experience at its core.  He added that they believe this reputation will only be enhanced as its patrons begin to familiarize themselves with the exciting sports betting experiences the Kambi Sportsbook offers.

Sports betting and fantasy sports operator DraftKings is thrilled to announce that it has entered into a multi-year partnership in terms of which it will act as an official sports betting partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The partnership commences with the current 2019-20 NBA season and gives DraftKings a chance to gain access to official NBA betting data and league marks across its mobile platform and retail sportsbooks across the United States.

The agreement will also see both parties working together on best-in-class practices to protect the integrity of NBA games.

Scott Kaufman-Ross, Senior Vice President and Head of Fantasy and Gaming at the NBA, commented on the agreement by saying that they are excited to team with DraftKings, who has established itself as one of the leaders in the sports betting landscape in the United States and has a passionate NBA following

Kaufman-Ross also said that their partnership will provide their fans with an authentic and enhanced gaming experience and help them further protect the integrity of their games.

According to DraftKings, the partnership will further refine its NBA category which it says ‘currently ranks among the most popular offerings for its customers’.

Ezra Kucharz, Chief Business Officer at DraftKings, said that NBA games are among the most captivating, dramatic and widely-consumed sports entertainment products globally, and the advocacy of the league around legal sports betting further demonstrates its consistent foresight to innovate for the betterment of the fan experience.

Kucharz added that the correlation between sports betting and fan engagement is proven, and they look forward to the opportunities that being an authorized gaming operator of the NBA will unlock for consumers.

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North America’s second-tier league, the United Soccer League (USL), has announced that it will permit teams to create shirt sponsorships with betting companies via a modification to its marketing rules.

According to a recent report in ‘Front Office Sports’, the change has been approved and shared with clubs, positioning the most expansive league organization in the United States and Canada soccer’s secondary league body in line with Major League Soccer (MLS).

Jake Edwards, President of United Soccer League, commented that they want to be early movers in this space and it is very important that their clubs have the flexibility to benefit economically from this category.

Edwards went on to say that they feel like it’s a dynamic that most soccer fans – whether domestic or international – are already accustomed to so they want to be as progressive as possible.

Allowing sports betting sponsorships will see teams in states with legal sports betting being permitted to strike such deals.  The USL confirmed that all professional teams will be allowed to create such sponsorships, such as any team in USL Championship and USL League One.

Teams in USL League Two will not, however, be eligible as the league is defined as semi-professional/amateur league.

New sponsors will only be permitted to use data from an official data distributor, with the only such distributor currently being Opta.  Prospective partners will be required to partner with Opta in addition to the teams.

At this point, clubs are forbidden to offer sports betting on their various websites and digital media platforms and can also not promote any live odds.q

Interactive gaming division of Novomatic, Greentube Games, has announced that it has entered into a content agreement with betting group Svenska Spel Sport & Casino that will see it expanding its presence in Sweden by integrating its titles into their library.

In terms of the agreement, Greentube Gaming will launch its portfolio with Svenska Spel with the latter’s online customers gaining access to all of Greentube’s Swedish-certified games that includes online versions of Novomatic’s classic land-based titles Lucky Lady Charm deluxe slot, Book of Ra deluxe slot and Feather Frenzy slot

In addition to the above, Tidal Riches slot and The Great Gambini’s Night Magic slot have also been integrated with the operator.   The games are being offered to Svenska Spel via the NYX OGS platform which offers a selection of thousands of titles from multiple developers.

Jonas Nygren, Vice President of Casino at Svenska Spel Sport & Casino, commented that their customer base has been extremely engaged with their catalogue of games and they look forward to a longstanding partnership moving forward.

Nygren also said that Greentube has really strong titles in their portfolio that will strengthen their mix of already published games.

David Bolas, Commercial Director at Greentube UK, said that the addition of Svenska Spel Sport & Casino as a key partner is pivotal to their localized market strategy in Sweden.

Bolas went on to say that they believe that Greentube content will greatly enhance the portfolio already available to Svenska Spel Sport & Casino players.