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WSOP extends ‘exclusive provider’ partnership with 888poker

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The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has extended its contract with 888poker, which will see the online brand become the exclusive provider of online qualifier satellites and promotions for the poker series. WSOP works with 888poker to provide players with entry opportunities to its tournaments, and made the announcement alongside confirmation of its 2017 schedule. Ty Stewart, WSOP Executive Director, is ... Read More »

Sponsorship Spotlight – The rise in ‘one-off’ sponsorship deals in football

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‘One-off’ sponsorship in football has been thrown into the spotlight this week, as Sun Bets prepare to sponsor the Sutton United shirt for the club’s FA Cup fifth round match against Arsenal on Monday, shown live on BBC One. The UK-based bookmaker, powered by Australian gambling company Tabcorp, will also receive a ticket allocation, full access to the players until ... Read More »

Betting Gods sponsors Betting on Football 2017 at Chelsea FC

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Betting Gods has been confirmed as a sponsor for this year’s Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge (3-5 May), organised by SBC Events. The betting organisation, which gives its members access to expert betting tips across a range of sports, has secured the partnership to broaden its involvement in the football betting industry and to promote its expanded football tipster ... Read More »

Betting on Football 2017 covers the globe with football betting market updates

Betting on Football

Betting on Football 2017 will underline its international credentials by delivering an extensive update on football betting markets across the globe, from an increasingly digitalised Africa, to a newly regulated Italy and the potential for legalised sports betting in Donald Trump’s North America. With less than three months to go until the fourth incarnation of the event at Stamford Bridge ... Read More »

Top ten for bettingexpert and second place for Easyodds

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Stephen Harris from bettingexpert moved back into the top ten after collecting a huge 15.72 points from four race wins, whilst Jacob Johns enjoyed an ‘easy’ Tipster Challenge debut at Towcester to enter in second place. The deputy editor at Easyodds picked up short odds victories on Bandon Roc (8/13) and Solighoster (1/10), before matching Harris’ 7/1 win on Snowball in ... Read More »

Easyodds looks for some long odds winners at Towcester

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Jacob Johns, one of the lead horse racing tipsters at odds comparison site Easyodds, has signed up for today’s Tipster Challenge at Towcester. Johns graduated from Bristol University with a degree in Psychology, but quickly changed career paths when joining Easyodds as a data manager, before moving to his current position as deputy editor. He will be going up against ... Read More »

LeoVegas marks fifth birthday by reaching €800 million deposits

LeoVegas

Mobile casino LeoVegas is celebrating its fifth birthday by reaching €800 million in deposits from over 600,000 customers. Having launched in 2012, LeoVegas.com generated €39.7 million in Q3 2016, and has experienced a 76% growth in revenue over the last nine months. LeoVegas was the first operator to launch in-game deposits across all markets, and became a listed company in ... Read More »

Survey shows fans choose football over Valentine’s Day romance

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Romance will be in the air for some on Valentine’s Day, but most football fans aren’t willing to skip tonight’s action to spend a romantic evening with their partner. A survey commissioned by The Football Pools found that only 21% want to spend the night with their partner and 45% would prefer to watch the football on TV. 10% of ... Read More »

Sponsorship Spotlight – Assessing the value of the Premier League sleeve

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Given its reputation for monetisation and global reach, it is no surprise to see the Premier League following in the footsteps of La Liga, Ligue 1 and the Chinese Super League by accepting sleeve sponsors from the start of the 2017/18 season. It has been suggested that the top clubs could bring in £10 million per season from this new ... Read More »

Bildabet confirms Tony Gale ‘meet and greet’ at ICE 2017

Tony Gale, Bildabet

Bildabet has confirmed that Tony Gale, a Sky Sports pundit and former Premier League footballer, will be doing a ‘meet and greet’ on the first day of this year’s ICE conference. Gale is an Advisor and Ambassador for Bildabet, who are using ICE 2017 to launch their small form factor betting product. The ‘meet and greet’ will kick off at 15:00 ... Read More »