Guyana men, women qualify for 2018 CAC Hockey Championship!

first_img– to play Jamaica in today’s qualifier finalBY reaching today’s qualifier finals, both Guyana’s men and women hockey teams would’ve qualified for the 2018 (July 19 – August 3) Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia.The Guyanese ‘stick wielders’ will face Jamaica in the men’s and women’s finals at the Jamaican hockey pitch, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.Today, from 16:00 hrs, the men from the ‘Mighty Kaiteur’ will look to overturn their 3 – 2 defeat which they suffered at the hands of the Jamaicans in their final round-robin game yesterday.Guyana’s Ashley De Groot (left) against Jamaica during their scoreless draw in the CAC Games qualifier tournament.It was also Guyana’s first loss in the championship, having won three games and picking up one draw for a total of nine points, to finish behind Jamaica (12 points) in the final tally upon the completion of the round-robin stage of the competition.Over in the women’s side of the tournament, the ladies from the ‘Land of Wood and Water’, and Guyana have a little score to settle, especially after their round-robin encounter ended in an entertaining scoreless draw. The two teams will play at 15:45 hours.Given the good showing by the women from both countries throughout the tournament, it will be hard to predict an eventual winner, but, for Guyana, their primary mission has already been accomplished–reaching the CAC Games.last_img read more

RakeTech executes M&A growth strategy acquiring BetXpert & Turtle Gaming

first_img Raketech names Karlsten as new COO May 27, 2020 Related Articles Submit Share Share Veikkaus calls for early introduction of Finnish age verification measures August 28, 2020 StumbleUpon Michael HolmbergIndustry affiliate marketing and player acquisition specialist RakeTech Group (RakeTech) has confirmed that its undertaken two corporate acquisitions, purchasing sports betting platform provider BetXpert and affiliate network Turtle Gaming.Confirming its ‘undisclosed sum’ purchases, RakeTech management detailed that it had acquired BetXpert for its ‘high-quality’ sports content, online betting competencies and live score/data capabilities.The acquisition of Turtle Gaming, sees RakeTech continue to expand its affiliate marketing presence within its core Nordic market. Turtle Gaming operates a number of high coverage affiliates portals including leading Finnish websites and Nettikasinot.Casino.Michael Holmberg, RakeTech Group CEO commented on the acquisitions: “The acquisitions of BetXpert and Turtle Gaming has advanced our position as a leading provider of gaming affiliate content in Europe. BetXpert is a well-known brand who are renowned for quality journalistic content and an objective view of the gambling industry. The Turtle Gaming acquisition provides us with multiple high-quality online gambling media websites, that will further enhance our position in Finland.”Updating the market, RakeTech management detailed that the acquisitions form part of the firm’s recent €70 million investment dedicated towards M&A and infrastructure growth.Confirming the sale of BetXpert, Tue Lumbye  Founder and CEO of the company : “BetXpert has come a very long way since we launched back in 2003. RakeTech’s plans for the future are really impressive and will help strengthen our longstanding position as Denmark’s leading sports betting media platform.”Mika Levaniemi, Founder and CEO of Turtle Gaming Group said: “I’m very pleased that Turtle Gaming will be joining the RakeTech family, becoming part of a great company and office culture, that I have heard so many good things about.” Raketech boosts global network with Lead Republik acquisition March 11, 2020last_img read more