Luke Massey

Tennis Integrity Unit needs more money to combat corruption

The head of the ATP has agreed that more money needs to be spent on tackling corruption. Chris Kermode, the ATP’s president and chief executive, and Nigel Willerton, director of the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), addressed a panel of UK lawmakers amid allegations of match-fixing and corruption. The TIU is funded by tennis’ governing bodies and operates on a budget of …

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Tipster Challenge Results – Ferguson takes Guests to the top

For the first time in 6 weeks, we have new leaders in the Tipster Challenge. The 3.38 points collected by Best Gaming Technology’s Scott Ferguson have taken the team of Guests to the top of the tree. However, it was Stephen Harris of bettingexpert who made the biggest move, thanks largely to his 10/1 win on ‘Saint Are’ in the 3:30. …

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Dolarbet launches Affiliate Programme with Income Access

Shadow Bet & Income Access

Dolarbet, a Curacao-based online sportsbook and casino brand focusing on the Latin American and international markets, has launched a new affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access. The affiliate programme has integrated Income Access’ affiliate management software. Launched in 2012 by the operator ArenaLine N.V., Dolarbet is licensed by the Government of Curacao and offers players service in Spanish as …

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Tipster Challenge – Fingerontheswitch for Ferguson at Doncaster

This week we are at Doncaster for the seven race meet sponsored by BetBright. We will be taking on Stephen Harris, the resident horse racing guru at bettingexpert, Timeform and Scott Ferguson. Scott is a lifelong racing and betting fan with many years in the wagering industry around the world, including the early days of Betfair. He founded the Matchbook …

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Novomatic announces purchase agreement for Ainsworth shares

Leading global gaming technology group Novomatic, and Len Ainsworth, founder and majority shareholder of Ainsworth Game Technology (AGT), have announced that they have signed a purchase agreement for the shares of Len Ainsworth in AGT. The 92-year-old gaming veteran will retain his role as chairman, and Novomatic expects to keep the stake at about 53 per cent and retain Ainsworth’s ASX listing. …

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Ladbrokes signs deal to sponsor World Grand Prix and Players Championship

Ladbrokes has signed a deal with Barry Hearn’s World Snooker to sponsor both the World Grand Prix and Players Championship tournaments for this year. The deal gives the bookmaker exclusive naming rights to the tournaments due to take place in Llandudno between the 8th and 13th of March (Ladbrokes World Grand Prix) and Manchester between the 22nd and 27th of …

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Intertain decides to shake up management team

As a result of an intensive review undertaken by an Independent Committee, Intertain has decided to shake up its management team. Chief Executive John FitzGerald will step down as CEO, while current CFO Keith Laslop will take on an operational management position at Intertain Bahamas. John FitzGerald has advised the Board of his belief that the core business assets for …

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DeltaDNA announces strategic partnership with Gambling Analytics

Game analytics and marketing platform deltaDNA and specialist big data and analytics consultancy Gambler Analytics have announced a strategic partnership which aims to accelerate the adoption of advanced player analytics within the online gambling industry. The partnership brings together Gambler Analytics’ industry heritage and big data expertise, alongside deltaDNA’s advanced player analytics tools and real-time CRM technology. This is designed to help operators …

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ICE grows in attendance for seventh consecutive year

ICE Totally Gaming 2016 was visited by 28,487 industry people, an 11.7 per cent increase on 2015, confirming the London showpiece as the world’s biggest B2B gaming event. As reported in InterGame, it was the seventh consecutive year in which the show has grown in attendance. The show also had 529 exhibitors from 62 countries. The figures are subject to an …

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Former Sportech director hopes to buy The Football Pools

A former director of Walton-based Sportech is hoping to buy the firm’s football pools arm in a deal that could be worth around £100m. As reported in the Liverpool Echo, Sportech’s former chief operating officer Ian Hogg is one of several potential bidders for the group’s subsidiary, known as The Football Pools. He was at Sportech for four years until he …

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