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William Hill in search of new Australia CEO as Sullivan leaves

William Hill has confirmed the departure of its Australia Chief Executive Officer Michael Sullivan, who agreed to leave the company on Monday. William Hill announced that Group of Director of Operatins James Henderson would take temporary charge of the regions operations, while it looked for Sullivan’s replacement. Sullivan retained his position as CEO of William Hill Australia, following the operator …

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Adelman steps down from Ladbrokes General Counsel

Ladbrokes PLC have confirmed that General Counsel and Company Secretary Jonathan Adelman has stepped down with immediate effect. Adelman first joined the bookmaker in August 2008 after a spell as vice-president and senior counsel of hotel and resorts chain Hilton. Adelman has operated a as key figure in the Ladbrokes organisation, helping the operator helping the operator in UK and …

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Strong Q1 opening for bet-at-home

bet-at-home posted a record 138% year on year increase in  earnings before tax (EBT), reporting a strong opening for 2014 financial performance of the Betclic Everest subsidiary brand. The German based operator, who had witnessed a tough 2013, saw its EBT rise to €8.3 million (£6.8 million) for the opening business quarter of 2014 (period ending 31st March 2014). The figures posted …

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Premier League clubs face £90m Asian betting clampdown

Asian facing football sponsorship  deals by sports betting operators have come under threat from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), as it ruled that from August it would grant licences only to operators that are “a British facing business and either currently transact with British consumers or have a clear business plan for doing so” Barclays Premier League football clubs may …

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Spain’s DGOJ to allow online slots & betting exchanges

Spanish gambling regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), are set to add new amendments to the current Spanish online gambling bill which will see online slots and sports betting exchanges allowed to be serviced by licensed online gambling operators. The DGOJ are finalising amendments to current  Spanish online gambling regulations, which may see the integration of slots and betting …

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Nick ‘The Moose’ Batsford -Tip TV bringing trading & tipping to life

With the recent launch of new financial trading and sports betting programme- Tip TV, Team SBC caught up with the Tip TV founder and CEO Nick ‘The Moose’ Batsford to discuss the programmes format, content and future growth strategy. Nick Batsford has enjoyed a 25-year career in the financial markets, specializing in short-term trading signals.  He has applied his skills both …

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UK hedge funds take short positions on bookmaker performance

UK hedge funds – Odey Asset Management, Bluecrest and Marshall Wace are reported to have taken substantial short positions against the future performance of UK licensed bookmakers. The hedge funds have taken the short positions as the UK government plans further regulation and legislation on betting operators online and offline operations. Short selling is a trading technique used by hedge …

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Paddy Power set to relaunch Facebook betting app

Paddy Power are set to relaunch its Facebook real money sports betting app, as the bookmaker looks to leverage its Facebook presence and coverage by offering customers the ability to place bets through its Facebook app.The new version of its real money gaming app, will be re-branded ‘Paddy Power  Social’ (previously named ‘Paddy Power In-play app’). Paddy Power were the …

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Sportsradar agrees data partnership with FIBA basketball.

Sportradar suppliers of sports related data, is pleased to announce the data partnership with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). Sportradar has signed a multi-year deal with the Inter- national Basketball Federation to become “Data Partner of FIBA”. Sportradar thereby acquired the non-exclusive worldwide right to collect, distribute and archive sports data of all adult competitions organised by FIBA for and to the media …

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