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Football hits betting industry for £100 million losses this Christmas

Christmas 2016 will be a festive period to forget for betting operators, as the industry counts the cost of December’s congested English football schedule. Closing its 2016, betting operators are reported to have been hit by industry-wide losses of over £100 million as heavily backed football favourites won their respective matches, with some bookmakers expected to report losses of circa ... Read More »

Chelsea defence secures In-Play support on Spiffx

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The increased faith that punters have in Chelsea, and their ability to hold on to a 1-0 lead, has been emphasised by the latest set of In-Play data released by Spiffx. Back in August against West Ham, Antonio Conte’s side held a 1-0 lead for half an hour at Stamford Bridge but attracted only a 0.13% increase on the 85% ... Read More »

Digital Sports Tech agrees to provide TopSport with Player Props

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Digital Sports Tech has agreed a deal with TopSport to provide the Australian operator with its unique player proposition betting offering, Player Props. TopSport will become the third operator in Australia after MadBookie and Ladbrokes Australia to launch Player Props from Digital Sports Tech, which enables customers to customise and create their own bets based on player performance across a ... Read More »

Sporting Index expects Chelsea to fall just short of record run

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Football traders on Sporting Index have predicted that Chelsea will fall just short in their quest to set a record number of consecutive Premier League victories. The spread betting firm expects Antonio Conte’s side to take three points against both Crystal Palace and Bournemouth, but fail to beat Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on New Year’s Eve. The Blues would ... Read More »

The FA fines Jack Colback £25,000 for betting misconduct

Jack Colback has been fined £25,000 after accepting an FA misconduct charge in relation to betting. The Newcastle midfielder breached FA Rule E8 by placing a bet on a fixture that took place on March 16. While it was not a match involving his club, or in the division they were playing in at the time (Premier League), FA Rules ... Read More »

Giroud strikes late for the Gunners to defy the odds on Spiffx

Jose Mourinho has labelled Manchester United the ‘unluckiest team in the Premier League’. This feeling is probably echoed by many players on Spiffx this week, and certainly those who backed the home team to beat Arsenal at odds of 3.60 shortly before Juan Mata’s opening goal last Saturday. The odds dropped to 1.09 as the Reds held on to the lead ... Read More »

Why affiliates need to step up to the oche

Bettingpro.com editor Neil Roarty takes a look at a sport that has come a long way in a short time – and why affiliates should be taking it very seriously as a money making opportunity.  What’s the best thing about Christmas? For many it’s spending time with their families, going on nights out with friends and colleagues, over indulgence in ... Read More »

Spiffx – In-Play backing for the top four on the road

On a weekend which saw the top four teams record comfortable away victories, it was no surprise to see that a huge majority of punters on Spiffx backed the favourites in-play. However, it was a surprise that 38.71% of players favoured a Sunderland win over Arsenal in the pre-play market. Arsene Wenger’s side are unbeaten since an opening day 4-3 ... Read More »

Football DataCo announces three-year deal with Perform Group

Football DataCo has announced a new three-year deal with Perform Group, which will run until at least 2018/19. The business that manages and commercialises the official match data for the Premier League, EFL and Scottish Professional Football League, has confirmed that it has renewed its exclusive deal with Perform, a digital sports content and media group. The three-year deal will ... Read More »

Henry Chappell – Pitch – Partnering with ambitious and innovative brands

Henry Chappell is the CEO at Pitch Marketing Group, and appeared on the ‘Different ball game’ panel at the recent Betting on Sports (BOS) conference in London to discuss how betting can create partnerships with sports to reach a new audience. We caught up with him to find out about his BOS conference experience, learn more about the Pitch-created ‘Switching ... Read More »