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9stacks Launches ‘Vegas in Rs 2’

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Makes online poker mainstream in India

 

India’s fastest growing online poker website 9stacks.com has just launched Vegas in Rs 2. With entry fees as low as Rs 2, this contest follows a typical tournament league format, where participants have to cross 5 simple levels to win a trip to Las Vegas (USA) worth Rs 2 lakhs.

Participants can enter through a number of tournaments happening round the clock on the website, with bite sized entry fees of only Rs 2 / Rs 5 / Rs 10.

Focussed primarily on amateur online poker players, 9stacks has been generating a true poker boom across India by taking poker to new markets across the country, from tier 1 cities to tier 3 towns.

Details of the promotion can be found on the website.

The winners will get to experience the poker capital of the world Las Vegas, first hand, during the 50th Anniversary edition of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), the world’s largest poker festival. 9stacks will fund flights, visa fees and accommodation for winners.

“Poker in India is filled with immense possibilities. With the ongoing #LFGVegas2.00 contest, we want to make the Vegas dream accessible to amateurs around the country. We want to encourage undiscovered poker players across the country to join #9stacksTeamIndia and create history at the biggest international poker tournament in the world. Vegas in Rs. 2 aims to make poker truly mainstream. This is just the beginning,” confirms Sudhir Kamath, CEO, 9stacks.

 

About 9stacks:

9stacks is India’s best online poker site. Launched last year, 9stacks has a user base of over 1 lakh+ subscribers. More than 7 million hands of poker are being played every month on the platform, with monthly gross transactions exceeding INR 55 cr. per month.

As a member of the All India Gaming Federation, 9stacks has also been a strong voice advocating poker as a game of skill. On its own platform, 9stacks recently launched India’s first skills dashboard where gamers can carry out in depth analyses of their own strategy, and become better poker players.

9stacks users can play seamlessly across all platforms including iOS, Android, Windows and Macs.

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Sportradar Expands its Partnership with Kyodo News

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Kyodo News Digital, a subsidiary of the leading news agency in Japan, has signed a new multi-year partnership with Sportradar. Under the terms of the agreement, Sportradar will see its multi-sport API data services and Radar 360 product re-distributed to Kyodo’s media clients across Japan.

The multi-year deal will see both parties expand a relationship they have had since 2018, which will include the supply and support of a wide range of data from international competitions around the globe including baseball, basketball, soccer, rugby, tennis and golf.

“Offering accurate and reliable information is the cornerstone of our business and we are excited to be partnering with Sportradar to provide the market leading products and services to us and our clients,” Ryuichi Koie, General Manager of Sports Data Division at Kyodo News Digital, said.

Editors and clients will be able to access real-time NBA data through Sportradar’s Radar360 product. This is an innovative tool which allows users to access data through an intuitive interface and easily customisable queries, and includes the ability to create, modify and save custom reports and a myriad of offerings with custom views that allow the end user to choose the stats desired and isolate players and teams from different eras for a direct comparison.

Baseball fans will get exclusive data through the MLB Statcast offering from Sportradar, who are MLB’s exclusive distributor of real-time game statistics, across international markets. Statcast is a state-of-the-art tracking technology that allows for the collection and analysis of a massive amount of baseball data, in ways that were never possible in the past. This unprecedented access to data will help shape the offering Kyodo News is able to present to its clients.

“Media partners use our turnkey services to tell unique, data-driven stories. With these expanded capabilities, it will be even easier to comprehend trends and produce amazing content for pre-, in-, and post-game consumption. It’s a tremendous opportunity for us to partner with Kyodo News who are an established media outlet not only in Japan, but in the region,” Danny Fok, Head of Business Development, Asia at Sportradar, said.

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Wakayama IR Promotion Council Urges Prefecture to Select IR Partner Soon

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The Wakayama IR Promotion Council has urged the prefectural government to take a decision as soon as possible on its preferred private partner for its IR bid.

Wakayama prefecture announced in January that two private partner candidates, Suncity Group and Clairvest Neem Ventures, had applied for its IR bid, but the target date for an IR partner selection has been pushed back several times.

According to local media, the target date will occur in the spring of this year but little has been known in recent months.

Katsuaki Shirako, secretary-general of the IR Promotion Council, said: “When considering the era after the coronavirus, Wakayama will have a very difficult economic environment if the IR does not come.”

According to Wakayama prefecture’s policy, the IR development must offer a symbolic landmark and be technologically advanced, including MICE facilities covering 50,000 square meters and a casino comprising no more than 3% of the entire area.

In September 2020, the prefecture extended the deadline for request-for-proposal submissions from potential private sector partners by almost three months to January 2021.

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Adriano Marques Ho to Continue as Director of DICJ Until 2023

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The Government of Macau has confirmed that Adriano Marques Ho will continue as the director of the Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau (DICJ) until 2023.

The extension will be effective from June 10, with the Office of the Secretary for Economy justifying the decision on Ho’s “management skills and professional experience”.

Ho had replaced Paulo Martins Chan as DICJ Director in June 2020, having previously served as the head of the local Sub-Bureau of the China National Central Bureau of INTERPOL from 2004 to 2010, head of the Judiciary Police Criminal Investigation Department from 2010 to 2012 and head of the Gaming-related and Economic Crimes Investigation Department from 2012 to 2014.

The new Director has had as his main tasks since starting his position to deal with the revision of the Macau SAR gaming law, new junket operator regulations and the future gaming concession tender set to take place by 2022.

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