Trinbago Red Force, Jamaica score victories in Lauderhill T20

first_imgThe Trinbago Red Force and Jamaica returned to winning ways in the Lauderhill T20 night cricket tournament at the Lauderhill Park on Saturday night.The Red Force handed Combined Islands their first loss while defending champions Jamaica kept their unbeaten streak intact with a comprehensive six wicket win over India, guaranteeing themselves a playoff spot in the process.In the opening encounter the Trinbago Red Force scored  an impressive  to 193 for 4 in the allotted 20 overs with former USA National representative Timothy Surajbally slamming 52 including seven fours and two sixes. Neil Mungal scored with 28 while Jason Holder got 27 and Ken Singh 26. Bowling for the Combined Islands N. Thomas claimed 1 for 20, D. Brathwaite 1 for 33, P. Davis 1 for 37 and G. White 1 for 43.In reply, Combined Islands were dismissed for 107 in 18 overs with Joey Pierre top scoring with 15 not out.  G. White chipped in with 14. while A. Scott and R. Forbes both scored 13. Bowling for Trinbago Red Force, K. Khan was the wrecker-in-chief claiming 5 for 13 and S. Babula bagging 3 for 19.Jamaica, registered their fourth consecutive victory after winning the toss and electing to take first strike, the Jamaicans piled up 246 for 5 with Omari Williams and Danza Hyatt entertaining the large crowd at the Lauderhill Sports Park. Williams shared two successive half century partnerships, putting on 72 with fellow opener Steven Taylor (35) and former Jamaica and West Indies player Hyatt. Williams ended on 85 from 52 balls including nine fours and four sixes while Hyatt smashed 80 from 36 balls laced with three fours and nine huge sixes. Bowling for India, P. Shetty claimed 2 for 50 and P. Pareekh 1 for 25.In reply, the Indian batsmen scratched around against the Jamaican bowlers and ended on 102 in 16.5 overs. Batting for India, D. Persaud scored 25 whilst V. Dokur got 19 and A. Pareekh 18. Bowling for Jamaica, game MVP Omari Williams bagged 3 for 20, E. Watson 2 for 16 and H. Johnson snared 2 for 20.The tournament continues on Saturday, April 18, 2017 starting at 5pm with Barbados All-Stars v. Pakistan follow by Jamaica v. Combined Islands at 8:00pm. All matches are played at the Lauderhill Sports Parklast_img read more

Earthquake Rattles Three Caribbean Islands Early This Morning

first_imgBRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 rattled three Caribbean islands early Monday, but there have been no reports of injuries or damage, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI).SRC said that the quake occurred at 6.23 am (local time) and was felt in St. Lucia, Dominica and the French-island of Martinique.It said that the quake was located Latitude: 14.61N, Longitude: 60.43W and at a depth of 20 kilometers (km).The quake was felt 72 km east of Fort-de-France, Martinique, 88 km northeast of Castries, St. Lucia and 131 km southeast of Roseau, the Dominica capital.last_img

I’m Not Interested In What Mourinho Says – Jurgen Klopp

first_imgLiverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has expressed his lack of interest in what Jose Mourinho thinks about his team.Jose Mourinho had earlier indicated that Liverpool will struggle next season due to Champions League football, a suggestion Klopp doesn’t find amusing.Speaking to reporters, Klopp hit back at the Manchester United boss, saying: “I’m not interested in what Jose Mourinho says…Why should I talk about Manchester United? Jose is talking about us, yes.” Related “Okay, we had a season like Man United the year before. I don’t know if anybody asked us how it feels,”“Sorry that we lost the final yes, that’s right. We played Sevilla, they played Ajax. That’s the difference.”Liverpool’s transfer activities have seen them add Mohamed Salah, Dominic Solanke and Andrew Robertson to their squad ahead of the new season, with moves for top targets Naby Keita and Virgil van Dijk still uncertain.last_img read more

PokerStars launches poker and casino games in Portugal

first_img StumbleUpon Related Articles Share PokerStars moves to refresh global appeal with ‘I’M IN’ August 18, 2020 Altenar: Supporting expansion plans in Denmark and Portugal August 20, 2020 ‘Deal maker’ Rafi Ashkenazi ends Flutter tenure  August 27, 2020 Share Submit PokerStars has launched poker and casino games in Portugal, after being granted a local license within Portugal’s recently developed, independent regulatory and licensing regime.PokerStars will offer Portuguese players games such as blackjack and roulette (single and multi-player) on both desktop and all mobile devices. The Amaya-owned company will maintain the highest levels of player fund protection by segregating Portuguese player funds under trust agreements.In the meantime, while Portugal remains a closed liquidity poker market, PokerStars intends to actively work with applicable Portuguese authorities to help further develop and enhance the Portuguese regulatory framework for poker via the promotion of shared liquidity.Eric Hollreiser, Vice-President of Corporate Communications for Amaya, said: “We are very happy to offer the world’s leading online poker brand to Portuguese players under a local regulatory framework that ensures rigorous consumer protection and gaming integrity.“This approval demonstrates our commitment to the responsible growth of online gaming by supporting local regulation that protects players, creates a viable marketplace and provides revenue for local governments.”Amaya also expects to seal approval to offer sports betting in Portugal through BetStars, which is another brand operating under its Rational Group of gaming-related businesses.PokerStars has also been using Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo as a spokesperson for its recent marketing campaigns, which includes the launch of fast-paced ‘Beat The Clock’ tournaments.last_img read more

Intralot forms omni-channel focused strategic partnership with Amelco sports betting

first_img Submit StumbleUpon Intralot strengthens U*BET offering with virtual sports addition August 6, 2020 Share Amelco solidifies US presence with Continent 8 deal August 26, 2020 Share Global lottery and gambling systems provider Intralot has formed a strategic partnership with sportsbook trading software supplier Amelco to develop a string of new omni-channel products.The innovation-led partnership will see Athens-listed Intralot co-develop new omni-channel sports betting products/services utilising Amelco ATS platform modules.Announcing the partnership, Intralot governance stated that the strategic partnership was needed in order to fulfil changing client demands within regulated lottery and sports betting markets.Working side-by-side with UK-based Amelco, Intralot will seek to develop dynamic market leading omni-channel products and services. Intralot management, further detailed that ATS platform modules would be integrated within Intralot’s WLA-approved retail lottery solution to create a new solution.Commenting on the joint-partnership with Amelco, Antonios Kerastaris, Intralot Group CEO, stated:  “Intralot’s legacy as global sports-betting operations leader is widely enhanced by integrating Amelco’s innovative software functionalities.“We are confident that the resulting pioneering product will quickly be recognised as the best-integrated retail and online betting platform available globally.” Intralot accelerates Nederlandse Loterij retail transformation July 29, 2020 Related Articleslast_img read more

Knockout Gaming boosts white label marketing provisions with Beehive

first_img Optimove expands real-time dynamics to help betting meet new marketing demands August 27, 2019 Share StumbleUpon Israel Tax Authority and Aspire Global reach €13.7m settlement January 3, 2020 Related Articles GiG ups code security oversight with Checkmarx July 10, 2020 Share Submit Adi DaganIndustry data-led customer retention marketing (CRM) specialist Beehive continues its strong 2017 commercial momentum securing white-label services provider Knockout Gaming as a new business partner.The partnership will see Knockout Gaming supply Beehive’s omni-channel marketing platform and software to its B2C client sites, with a view of offering an optimal service for its white-label turnkey platform services.The white-label casinos will have access to Beehive’s unique data-driven technology, a powerful engine that helps operators to optimise their marketing campaigns utilising data-driven personalised messages.Gray Knight, President / CEO at Knockout Gaming, said: “Operators are always asking us to add tools to our platform that will give them the power optimise their marketing and differentiate themselves from competitors, so we are delighted to be integrating Beehive’s fantastic iGaming marketing tools.”In 2017, industry marketing specialist Beehive has secured marketing and CRM platform agreements with European operators, StanleyBet (Italy), GVC Holdings and BaumBet (Romania). Adi Dagan, Founder and CEO of Beehive, commented on the firm’s latest partnership:“Beehive is all about empowering operators and suppliers to make the most out of their player base and offer a personalised experience to users.“This agreement with Knockout Gaming will bring Beehive’s market-leading tools to a number of innovative operators and we look forward to lending our expertise to help supercharge their growth.“B2B partnerships are a strategic business commitment for Beehive. These partnerships create a true win-win situation for both the B2B provider and us, so it is fantastic to have Knockout Gaming on board as well. Our relationship with the Knockout team looked promising from day one and we look forward for a long-term fruitful partnership with them.”last_img read more

Fun88 Asia nets 3-year Newcastle United shirt sponsorship

first_img FUN88 secures Newcastle United extension July 20, 2020 Share Share Submit StumbleUpon Fun88 drives cricket engagement through CPL deal August 4, 2020 Winning Post: Swedish protections self-harm progress on a regulated marketplace May 4, 2020 Related Articles Newcastle United has confirmed that Asia-focused online gambling brand Fun88 has signed a three-year agreement becoming the ‘Magpies’ official shirt sponsor.Fun88 replaces UK quick loans operator as Newcastle United shirt sponsor, for the upcoming Premier League Season 2017/2018, in which the football club will celebrate its 125th anniversary.   Securing its new partner, Newcastle United management revealed to local media sources, that Fun88 would be its biggest shirt sponsor to date.In celebration of signing the partnership, Newcastle United will be launching three new social media channels in Asia – WeChat, Weibo & Dongqiudi – targeting the Premier League’s biggest international fanbase in China with all the latest club news and exclusive content.Lee Charnley, Managing Director at Newcastle United, said: “It was important for us to find the right partner and in FUN88, we have a shirt sponsor that understands the club and brings significant benefits commercially. The relationship will enable the club and FUN88 to enhance our respective global profiles together as we celebrate a landmark season and embark on the exciting Premier League campaign ahead.”Nathan Walker, Director at FUN88 commented on the agreement: “It’s a hugely exciting time to partner with one of the most famous clubs in English football, Newcastle United. Our previous sponsorships in English football have delivered great results for the brand and I’m certain Newcastle United will provide FUN88 with the platform to move to new heights. We are looking forward to engaging with the Club’s huge fanbase – both in the city of Newcastle and worldwide. We’re excited about the next three years and are looking forward to the 2017-18 Premier League season.”last_img read more

IGRG sets November date for Responsible Gambling Week 2018

first_img Irish bookmakers to reopen on 29 June May 28, 2020 Related Articles Share Irish bookmakers demand clarity on reopening orders June 17, 2020 Submit Safer Gambling Forum: ‘The industry needs to do a lot more’ November 13, 2019 The Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG) has announced that Responsible Gambling Week 2018 will take place from 1st-7th November and that, for the first time, organisations and businesses from Ireland and Northern Ireland will join those from Great Britain in supporting the event.The IGRG brings together every sector of the gambling industry through its member trade associations, covering online, amusement arcades, bingo clubs, bookmakers and casinos: all with the common objective of raising awareness of responsible gambling behaviours and encouraging staff, customers and the wider public to discuss what it means to gamble responsibly.The headline theme of the week will be ‘Let’s Talk About Responsible Gambling’. By coming together with one voice, the industry aims to extend its reach and ensure that the message of responsible gambling connects with the widest possible audience.A new website has been created and contains information about the Week, its supporters, responsible gambling and where to find further help and information. The website provides a central resource and information point for customers, the general public, staff and supporting organisations, in addition to providing information and material for the media. Social channels for Responsible Gambling Week 2018 are also active on Facebook and Twitter: RGWeek18.John Hagan, Chairman of the IGRG, said: “Social responsibility is fundamental to the gambling industry’s approach, and we are all dedicated, year-round, to promoting responsible gambling. But what makes Responsible Gambling Week special is that the whole industry is united and engaged, and we are pleased that this hugely positive collaboration extends to working with the Irish industry this year too.“Responsible Gambling Week 2018 seeks once again to call upon and harness the collective networks, venues and staff of all gambling sectors. For 2018, we will be seeking to broaden the Week’s base of supporters and make use of communication networks, both traditional and digital, to have a conversation with a wider audience and raise awareness, continuing the “Let’s talk” theme of 2017.”Sharon Byrne, Chairperson of the Irish Bookmakers Association, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with the IGRG and joining their Responsible Gambling Week in November.  Following our very successful Responsible Gambling Week here in Ireland last February, it is a logical and progressive step to join forces with the UK campaign.” “The week is all about having that conversation, raising awareness on gambling responsibly, and on how to access help or support for those who need it.  Merging both campaigns can only help to increase the impact and reach of the campaign and ensure maximum coverage for the week.” Share StumbleUponlast_img read more

Unibet expects big returns from chess revival

first_img StumbleUpon Share Unibet backs #GoRacingGreen as lead racing charity  July 28, 2020 Share Kindred marks fastest route to ‘normal trading’ as it delivers H1 growth July 24, 2020 Related Articles Submit Kindred: Spelinspektionen has failed in its management of Swedish marketplace June 11, 2020 Richard Öström – Unibet NorwaySupporting its sponsorship of the FIDE World Chess Championship held at The College London (9-28 November), Unibet details that it will cater the most comprehensive chess markets inventory for its customers.This August, Unibet marketing confirmed that it had become the first betting operator to sponsor a FIDE championship as Norwegian chess master Magnus Carlsen faces American challenger Fabiano Caruana over a 12-round series in London.Magnus Carlsen, considered Norway’s leading sportsman carries a significant global following and is credited with reviving the sport of chess on a global level. Furthermore, tournament organiser FIDE is expecting the London event to surpass its viewership records to dateUpdating the market, Unibet details that its FIDE Championship markets, could generate ‘a turnover higher than some FIFA World Cup 2018 matches and comparable to the Champions League final’.Richard Öström, Country Manager for Unibet Norway says: “The interest in Chess is continuing to grow and as the leading online bookmaker in Europe, we want to be a part of and contribute to big sporting events. The odds in this highly competitive match will continue to fluctuate and this year’s World Championship showdown between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana in London will continue to establish chess as a permanent fixture in betting.”Publishing its pre-market odds, Unibet gives Carlsen a 29/50 odds of winning the chess series with Caruana priced at 1/3.Ilya Merenzon – FIDE Backing Unibet’s sponsorship, Ilya Merenzon, the CEO of World Chess, says: “The odds from the World Chess betting partner Unibet shows just how exciting this championship will be. It’s great to see the betting community from across the globe, as well as six hundred million chess fans, come together, proving that the sport is continually becoming even more popular. The tournament is the highlight of the chess calendar and millions of fans around the world will follow every move.”last_img read more