Michael Lawson

iGB Affiliate releases LAC 2018 schedule

iGB Affiliate, the leading information provider for the iGaming affiliate industry, has announced the networking schedule for the forthcoming London Affiliate Conference (LAC). Delegates will be provided with an action-packed schedule giving them an opportunity to network with colleagues in the trendy east side of London. Among the highlights are the official opening party at Trade Union, an official UPAYCARD networking …

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BETR coins to be made available for use at World Cup

Peer-to-peer sports betting system BetterBetting is looking excitedly towards this summer’s Russia World Cup, with the firm’s gambling-focused cryptocurrency BETR being made available for use during the tournament. For the first time in history, a digital token (BETR) will be available for the world’s biggest sporting event, and will provide peer-to-peer betting with no central party alongside a robust escrow …

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Arsenal unveils blockchain partner in industry first

CashBet has announced a landmark partnership with Premier League giants Arsenal ahead of the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) of its new cryptocurrency, CashBet Coin. Designed specifically for iGaming, the CashBet Coin brand will be given prominent placement via in-stadium advertising channels for all Arsenal home games at the club’s Emirates Stadium. The first-of-its-kind deal, which makes CashBet Coin the club’s …

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Marbral Advisory becomes latest addition to Jersey eGaming Group

Leading international change consultancy Marbral Advisory has been announced as the newest member of the Jersey eGaming Group. Set up in 2015 to promote the largest of the Channel Isles as an eGaming hub, the industry-led group advertises Jersey as offering “a unique base for remote gambling that includes a robust legal framework, competitive license costs, tax benefits and excellent …

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BBPA calls for protection to AWPs in wake of government FOBT cutback

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The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has responded to the government’s consultation on gaming machines and social responsibility proposals, and has called on protection for Category C amusement with prize (AWP) machines, so that they continue to form a vital revenue stream for Britain’s pubs. In a detailed response, the BBPA calls for the government to allow a modest …

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Global betting market to rise by 9% CAGR by 2022, report claims

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India-based research group ReportsnReports.com has documented a new study on the rise of the global sports betting industry, with the research forecasting growth at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.62% over the next four years. The report, entitled Global Sports Betting Market 2018-2022, argues that the major driver of this market growth is the sports industry’s digital revolution. …

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Tennis ace Wilander unveiled as Pinnacle ambassador

As it begins its landmark 20th year of operations, online bookmaker Pinnacle has reached a new milestone with the announcement of former world no.1 tennis star Mats Wilander as its first ever brand ambassador. After an illustrious 16-year career as a professional, Wilander will produce educational content for Pinnacle’s Betting Resources portal – providing readers with unique insight into the …

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