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LeoVegas announces sponsorship deal with Leicester Tigers

LeoVegas has made a ‘statement of intent’ by announcing a sponsorship deal with one of UK’s most decorated rugby clubs, Leicester Tigers. The company has been revealed as the ‘Official Betting and Gaming Partner’ for the two-time European Cup winners and 10-time English league champions. The three-year deal from January 2017 will include the online casino’s brand logo on the ... Read More »

Lennart Gillberg – Spiffx – My ICE 2017

My ICE 2017

Lennart Gillberg is the founder of Spiffx, the betting exchange which is using ICE 2017 to promote the launch of its B2B white label product, Take5Live. We caught up with him to find out more about his preparation for 7-9 February, where to find him, and why his company puts so much emphasis on the event. How I prepare for ... Read More »

Betway offers 3/1 on Crouch celebrating 100th goal with Robot

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Betway has offered odds of 3/1 on Peter Crouch reproducing the iconic ‘Robot’ dance celebration when he scores his 100th Premier League goal. Last week, the 42-times capped England international scored his 36th Premier League goal for Stoke City, and his 99th in total, to move just one short of joining the illustrious 100 club. More than a decade on ... Read More »

Djokovic defeat opens the door for Murray in Melbourne

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Novak Djokovic’s surprise five-set defeat to Denis Istomin in the second round of the Australian Open has opened the door for Andy Murray to claim a first title in Melbourne. The five-time beaten finalist and world number one is now odds on with the bookmakers to lift the trophy in the Rod Laver Arena on 29 January. However, it is ... Read More »

Ups & Downs…2016’s biggest wins & most frustrating losses’s Ignacio del Valle Ruiz reviews 2016 biggest football wins, in what was a year full of thrills, surprises, underdog and comeback stories.    ______________________ Let’s face it – we all love lists, and there’s always some betting mishaps or fortunes that become viral and everyone talks about them. I gathered some during the year and would love to share ... Read More »

Cleminson takes fourth place after ‘Flying’ start at Newbury

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Ben Cleminson from Square in the Air was the only one to pull off a victory in this week’s Tipster Challenge at Newbury, after correctly picking Flying Tiger to win the opening race. After a ‘flying’ start, it was a struggle for Cleminson, despite coming close with 7/4 favourite Max Ward in the 2:20 race won by 10/1 outsider Theatre ... Read More »

Paddy Power gets ‘supersized’ for Trump Inauguration

Ahead of this Friday’s US Presidential Inauguration, bookmaker Paddy Power has loaded up an array of Donald Trump betting specials. Seeking to recover some of its six figure losses on Trump’s surprise 2016 US Election victory, Paddy Power opens it ‘supersized’ Inauguration Day markets offering 11/1 for Trump’s first Presidential speech to last 22:30 minutes or longer.  Further markets, see ... Read More »

Betfred & GVC forgo platform partnership

Industry news sources have reported that Betfred and GVC Holdings (GVC) have terminated their planned platform partnership, just months before Betfred was due to begin its platform migration to GVC systems. EGR Magazine reports that the both Betfred and GVC governance have agreed by ‘mutual consent’ to terminate the partnership, first agreed in May 2016. Entering the partnership, Betfred had ... Read More »

Asia Gaming to showcase live dealer model with ICE tournament

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Asia Gaming will host a live Baccarat tournament at ICE stand N1-550 to preview its international expansion plans and demonstrate the potential of its live dealer model. A provider of online gaming in the Asia-Pacific region, Asia Gaming has confirmed its biggest ever presence at next month’s show in London, as part of a big year forecasted for Live Casino ... Read More »

888sport commits to ESSA integrity body

Entering 2017 European sports betting operator 888Sport has become the latest industry stakeholder to join betting integrity body ESSA. The 888 Holdings sports betting subsidiary will work with ESSA governance to further protect industry consumers from betting fraud and further help fight betting-related corruption in sport. ESSA governance was pleased to welcome a further high profile bookmaker to its ranks. ... Read More »