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Paul Papp will continue to play in Turkey

Paul Papp will continue to play in Turkey. He signed a new contract for a year

Paul Papp once again agreed with the Turkish team Sivasspor. The 29-year-old defender signed a new agreement, valid for one year. Paul Papp came to Sivasspor last summer, playing in 19 games without scoring. And Gabriel Torje played for the Turkish team last season. In 2016, Papp left the current FCSB with the Swiss team FC Vil.

At the end of the contract, Paul Papp and Gabriel Torje were not extended their contracts due at the end of last season.

At the end of May, the first league club in Turkey announced on the official website the departure of the two Romanian footballers. “Gabriel Torje’s contract, which was validated to us from August 31, 2018, was valid until May 31, 2019. We thank Gabriel Torje for his activity at the club and we wish him success in his career.”

Paul Papp’s contract, which was validated to us from January 18, 2018, was valid until May 31, 2019. We thank Paul Papp for his activity at the club and we wish him success in his career “, were the announcements on the website grouping from Sivas.

Sivasspor finished last season in 12th place in the soccer competition.

Sivasspor finished 12th last season in Turkey, four points above the relegation places.

Paul Papp passed at Unirea Dej, FC Botosani, FC Vaslui, Farul, Chievo, Astra, Steaua (current FCSB), Wil and Karabukspor. The defender was first transferred abroad to Chievo in Serie A.

Romania, the series leader in the Fed Cup 2020 play-off

Romania will be the series leader in the play-off for the 2020 Fed Cup final tournament, the International Tennis Federation announced.

The eight series leaders will be USA (2nd place in Fed Cup standings), Belarus (5), Romania (6), semifinalist this year, Germany (7), Spain (8), Switzerland (9), Belgium (10) and the United Kingdom (11).

Their opponents will be chosen by lottery on August 21 (3pm), in London, between Latvia (12), Canada (13), Japan (14), Slovakia (15), Russia (16), Kazakhstan ( 17), Brazil (18) and the Netherlands (19).

The play-off matches will take place on February 7 and 8.

The Czech Republic received a wild card for the final tournament, which will take place in Budapest, from April 14-19. The other teams directly qualified for the final tournament are Australia, France (the 2019 finalists) and Hungary, the host team of the competition.

New format of the Fed Cup, from the next edition

ITF will change the Fed Cup format from 2020. The champion will be decided after a final tournament, in which 12 teams will participate, which will be hosted for three years, 2020, 2021 and 2022, by Budapest. These are some interesting tennis facts to keep an eye for.

The Fed Cup Finals will play in the hall that hosted the last Champions League Final Four for women’s handball, Laszlo Papp Arena, on the slush.

The 12 “finalists” will fight for total prizes worth $ 18 million: 12 will go to the players, and six to the national federations.

The participants will be divided into four groups of three teams. The group winners will go to the semifinals. All parties will have three disputes: two single and one double.

The teams that will dispute the final will be qualified for the next edition of the final tournament, and the teams from places 3-10 will go in qualifications.

New Gaming Mergers & Acquisitions

The online gaming market has seen a trend in consolidating over the past years with companies involved in mergers and acquisitions at both local and global level.

As the American Drafkings has moved towards betting, it has acquired the sports betting platform SBtech, one of the leaders in the market. This will surely see Draftkings brand swinging their sports section over to this platform, ditching the current provider, Kambi. This is an important loss for the Swedish company, yet is not something cry for as their betting software seems to be one of the most complete, with features and management tools hard to be found with other providers. Besides, their B2B teams is hard at work signing new deals and keeping current clients like 888sports competitive.

On the other side, some other companies are still looking for an organic growth, investing in their own projects and developing new services and products for their clients. One such case is NovaCorp Net which has just pushed new services live like a soccer prediction tool, offered free of charge, and based on an advanced algorithm learning from various stats and past results. Furthermore, as the company has been also looking into developing on a vertical axis, it has made an investment into a gaming software developer and aggregator, JoinGames AB (Sweden, Malta).

As the market evolves, new mergers and acquisition transform the industry, making the changes from the past 20 years hard to imagine. Many of these are due to market maturity and also cost of operations and new technological advancements which are required to keep pace with the trends.

About American Football

American football, known in the United States and Canada just under the term football, is a team sport that combines strategy with physical play. The objective of the game is to gain points by advancing the ball into the side of the opposing team. The name comes from the length of the American football that is 1 foot long. The goal of the game is to score points by advancing the oval ball into the target target field. Continue reading

Online Gambling in 2019

The year 2019 comes with some changes for the online gambling industry. While in the past years we have noticed a trend in national regulations for the online gambling market, this trend is far from being over and continues well into the new year with updates that impact on the large scale the way both operators and marketers do business.
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