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Ekstra Bladet goes live with EveryMatrix

Ekstra Bladet, one of Denmark’s biggest media companies, has announced that it is partnering with software provider EveryMatrix to launch Ekstra Bladet Casino and Bingo. Ekstra Bladet runs one of the biggest tabloid and and news sites in Denmark, as well as two of its most popular casino and bingo sites which have been live since 2012. These were switched …

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Olly Joshi – WantMyBet? – Keep it Social, Stupid

WantMyBet was founded by Olly Joshi, Will Chapman and Tom Gooday, with the trio dissatisfied with the current offerings available for fans seeking well-informed betting advice. SBC spoke to Olly Joshi to discuss the new social betting platform, Jimmy Bullard as a butler and how they’re setting about improving football betting for the everyday punter. SBC: Olly, congratulations on the …

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PPF Review 2015 – Education to combat Match Fixing

The 2015 review of sports betting integrity education for elite athletes by member player associations has been published by the Professional Players Federation (PPF). The Minister for Sport, Tracey Crouch MP, attended the reception at which it was launched which was itself hosted by Nigel Adams MP. A key part of the review was the discussion of the ongoing need …

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Lazygamer announce eSports Awards Nominees

Lazygamer have announced their 2015 eSports awards which’ll be spread across five separate categories. The industry of eSports has experienced huge growth in popularity, investment and media attention in 2015 and these awards are about rewarding those who’ve succeed across the sport. There are six nominees per category and all of these can be seen below. Best eSports Organisation Bravado …

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SIS and Sky Vegas deliver on-demand casino racing games

Betting services and products supplier SIS have teamed up with Sky Vegas to launch a range of on-demand casino racing games. These will include cycling, greyhounds, 2D and 3D horseracing as well as novelty Christmas games, all of which will be available across platforms from December 10th. Marc Thomas, Head of Product for SIS, said of the news: “These innovative …

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William Hill – Pressure moves from Jeremy Corbyn to Nigel Farage

Following Labour’s success at the Oldham W/Royton by-election, bookmaker William Hill have increased their odds for party leader Jeremy Corbyn to stand down this year from 5/1 to 8/1. Labour’s victory though was UKIP’s failure in an area in which it expected to garner some support. This has led to William Hill shortening the odds from 3/1 to 9/4 for …

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Kenny Schrub wins eSports Player of the Year Award

The second eSports Game Awards took place in Los Angeles this weekend in front of a packed  Microsoft Theatre. Kenny Schrub, a Frenchman who plays Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for Team EnVyUs, picked up the Player of the Year award fending off strong competition from the likes of Syed Sumail Hassan, Lee Sang-hyeok, Olof Kajbjer and Peter Dagar. Schrub’s game of …

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William Hill offers Clinton/Benn leadership combo

William Hill are offering an interesting odds combo that before the end of 2020 Hillary Clinton will be US President, and Hilary Benn will be UK Prime Minister. This is currently priced at 20/1. Spokesperson for the bookmaker, Graham Sharpe, stated: “The intriguing possibility of the two Hil(l)arys leading their countries at the same time has suddenly become more likely …

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Melania Mylioti / Julia Strunkowski – The new faces of eSports – Team Unikrn.

Team Unikrn are the world’s first, full time professional all female eSports team. Comprised of players from across Europe, they are Melania ‘Gina’ Mylioti from Greece, Julia ‘Julie’ Strunkowski of Germany, Perrine ‘Lalità’ Allesiardo and Sophia ‘Kim’ Benfakir of France, and the UK’s Camilla “Parmaviolet”. Backers are Rahul Sood’s eSports and entertainment company, Unikrn, and wagering operator Luxbet. The handpicked …

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Unikrn announce all female professional eSports team

The latest news from eSports and entertainment firm Unikrn is the announcement of the creation of Team Unikrn, an all female CS:GO professional eSports team.   The team is made up of players from across Europe; these include Melania “Gina” Mylioti (Greece), Julia “Julie” Strunkowski (Germany), Perrine “Lalità” Allesiardo (France), Sophia “Kim” Benfakir (France) and Camilla “Parmaviolet” (UK). Unikrn CEO …

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