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Sporting Index launches new tablet site

Spread betting operator Sporting Index have released a new version of its mobile website, specifically tailored to tablet users. Developed in-house by the Sporting Index Group’s award-winning London-based software engineering team, the site provides a fast, smooth and slick user experience with the depth of a desktop site. Perfectly responsive to any device, it allows users to view all of the …

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Mark Gibson Mkodo – what will you wear?

The first few months of 2014 have been awash with predictions on the rise of ‘wearable tech’. This can be anything from watches to glasses to fitness monitors to auto-video diaries to clothing that monitors health/activity to posture sensors to… I could go on but won’t! Whilst I would not suggest that the majority of people will go the whole …

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Ladbrokes launches BBH ‘Ladbrokes Life’ UK TV campaign

Ladbrokes has launched its first TV campaign under new creative marketing agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH). The campaign, named ‘Ladbrokes Life’, has been launched in time for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil looks to promote the operator’s brand and mobile inventory. Ladbrokes has officially terminated its previous UK TV advertising campaign – Ladbrokes Game On which featured popular …

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Lorne Weil steps down from Sportech board

Sportech PLC has announced that Lorne Weil has resigned from the operators board with immediate effect.  The announcement comes as the operator is set to undertake a corporate re-alignment of senior management responsibilities. Sportech confirmed that Weil, will remain in contact with the company in an advisory position, as the operator undertakes its re-alignment and looks for his replacement. Weil, …

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Pariplay sign content partnership with Intralot USA

Igaming software provider and games studio  Pariplay  has signed a strategic partnership with Intralot USA, a worldwide supplier of integrated processing systems for lottery organizations. The partnership will see Pariplay deliver instant win games and scratch games to Intralot TAP serviced kiosks stationed in licensed gaming points in the US states of Ohio, Idaho and Washington DC. Pariplay confirmed that …

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bwin.party rejects Jason Ader board nominations

bwin.party senior management have spoken out against activist investor SpringOwl’s proposed board nominations. The investment vehicle, which currently owns 5.25% of bwin.party shareholdings, had criticised the operator’s management, claiming that it needed new strategy and experienced technology managers in order to create future company value and growth.  SpringOwl led by US finance and equity analyst Jason Ader, moved to add …

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Cohen Joins Akamon Studios as Chief Product Officer

Social gambling studio Akamon have announced the appointment of Alex Cohen as Chief Product Officer. Cohen joins the from gambling software provider – Quickspin, where Cohen headed up game design for four years. Cohen will be tasked with managing all product verticals for the Spanish based social gaming studio. Cohen has been further supported with the recent news that Akamon …

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SNP raises concerns over FOBT’s in Scotland

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has called for further regulation regarding Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBT’s) in the UK. The political party  who are rallying for the independence of Scotland from the UK, reported that  £4.4 billion (€5.3 billion/$7.4 billion)  had been wagered FOBT’s in 2013, raising concerns on problem gambling in Scotland. SNP politician Stuart McMillan raised supported for …

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Svenska Spel deploys Betradar live odds service

Betradar, supplier of sports and betting-related data, has announced that Svenska Spel has deployed the company’s Live Odds Service in their betting offer. Betradar’s Live Odds Service is a fully automated and integrated in-running trading service to offer a broad variety of live betting sports and markets. In total the Betradar live betting portfolio covers 15 different sports with over 12,000 matches per …

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