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São Paulo Officially Presents Superbet as Main Sponsor

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São Paulo has officially presented Superbet as the main sponsor for the next three years at an event on Thursday night, the 18th. The contract between the Tricolor and the recently arrived European betting house in Brazil is worth $32 million. The event also served to announce the new uniform supplier, New Balance, and featured a fashion show of the jerseys already adorned with the Superbet logo.

Announced on the eve of this year, São Paulo’s contract with Superbet had already been speculated by the press, and even the club’s president, Julio Casares, dropped hints on his social media about a “SUPER 2024,” referring to the sports betting platform.

The agreement was confirmed surprisingly, with São Paulo signing a three-year contract worth R$ 156 million (US$ 32m) with Superbet, taking over the space previously reserved for Sportsbet.io.

The termination with the previous betting platform incurred a cost of R$ 24 million (US$ 5m), but neither the São Paulo board nor Superbet confirm who bore the penalty.

On Thursday night, the 18th, a grand parade featuring the new uniforms marked the opening celebration for São Paulo’s 2024 season. Several club athletes wore the New Balance-produced jerseys with the Superbet logo. The event also featured the new signings for São Paulo in 2024: Ferreira, Erick, Luiz Gustavo, and Bobadilla.

In addition to sponsoring São Paulo, Superbet has become the main sponsor of the Campeonato Cearense football league. The betting company has also acquired the naming rights for the next edition of the tournament, which will be called “Cearense Superbet 2024”.

Superbet is a betting platform originating from Romania, operating in the online market since 2016 and arriving in Brazil last year. In addition to football, the operator covers sports such as tennis, volleyball, baseball, futsal, among others, with coverage of competitions from different countries.

In a recent interview, Alexandre Fonseca, CEO of Superbet Brasil, announced that the betting platform “arrives in Brazil to achieve market leadership as quickly as possible. If it weren’t for that, I wouldn’t have taken on this project”.

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Pace-O-Matic Wins Landmark Texas Court Case: A Victory for Small Business Owners and Community Organizations

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Pace-O-Matic, the industry leader in skill-based games, today announced a significant legal victory in Texas, affirming the legality of its skill-based games. This ruling, issued Tuesday evening by State District Judge Laurine Blake, emphasized that such games are not considered gambling under Texas law. The ruling represents a triumph for small business owners, bar owners, and fraternal organizations who rely on these games to attract customers and support their businesses.

Michael Barley, Chief Public Affairs Officer at Pace-O-Matic, stated, “This ruling is a monumental victory for the small businesses and community organizations that have been able to thrive thanks to skill-based gaming. Our commitment to providing legal, enjoyable, and skill-based gaming options has once again been validated by the courts.”

This legal win underscores Pace-O-Matic’s dedication to fostering a responsible gaming environment while supporting local economies and community groups.

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NJDGE Closes its Investigation of Evolution AB with No Further Action

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Evolution AB has been informed by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) that it has conducted an investigation into allegations of misconduct by Evolution AB and that its investigation has been closed with no further action taken.

In November 2021 the NJDGE received a report prepared by an unidentified firm alleging misconduct by Evolution AB. Following receipt of the report, the NJDGE commenced a thorough investigation into the allegations to determine their validity.

The NJDGE found no evidence that Evolution sanctioned, promoted, permitted, or otherwise materially benefitted from its content offered by operators in any market that the NJDGE considers a prohibited jurisdiction.

Evolution also conducted an internal review, while concluding that its due diligence and compliance processes were sufficient, Evolution took the opportunity to enhance its processes. The NJDGE supports the enhancements that Evolution has made. The enhancements did not relate to any jurisdictional violations.

The NJDGE’s investigation into this matter is closed requiring no further action.

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Gen.G and University of Kentucky Bring Back Award Winning Conference “Campus Takeover” Designed to Drive the Future of Collegiate Esports

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Global esports and gaming organization Gen.G and the University of Kentucky (UK) are bringing back their award winning collegiate esports industry conference, Campus Takeover, on March 30 and April 6. This two-day event will bring together esports professionals with students and administrators from different universities. UK continues to pave the way as an esports ecosystem leader in the SEC and Midwest region.

Campus Takeover Day 1 is a student-focused event leading up to the professional conference, and will be live-streamed at twitch.tv/universityofky on March 30 starting at 4:30 PM EST. Campus Takeover Day 2, the flagship professional conference, will be hosted at the Don & Cathy Jacobs Science Building on the University of Kentucky campus on April 6, starting at 10:00 AM EST.

“Since we started this event, we had a responsibility to uphold what future students expect of the University of Kentucky when it comes to their budding esports careers. There’s a lot expected about the future of gaming and esports, and we want to make sure our students are well equipped to be that expected change for years to come,” Heath Price, Associate Chief Information Officer at University of Kentucky, said.

Additionally, many esports professionals hailing from different segments of esports business will participate in various panels during Campus Takeover. The panels and discussions will cover a bevy of topics, including how to maximize your time when looking for new jobs, a conversation around esports, influencers, business, and video games, a look at intersectionality in games, and much more. Other clubs and programs will also be welcome to have tables within the Atrium during Campus Takeover, so even newer students get to see everything UK has to offer.

“University of Kentucky has been our long term collegiate partner; their investment in this community allows us to have a small hand in making sure the future of gaming and esports is secure. We all want to see this industry thrive, and we hope Campus Takeover is a stepping stone for other schools to form their own ways to develop the collegiate esports ecosystem,” Martin Kim, Chief Revenue Officer at Gen.G, said.

Campus Takeover was recognized at the 2023 Esports & Gaming Business Summit Tempest Awards, where it won the award for the Collegiate Esports Program of the Year.

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