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MansionBet ups commitment to greyhound racing with BGRF contributions

MansionBet has become the latest bookmaker to contribute to the British Greyhound Racing Fund (BGRF). By becoming a contributor to the fund, MansionBet will support the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) in delivering essential welfare and integrity initiatives through the Greyhound Commitment. Ross Harkins, Head of Sportsbook at MansionBet, said: “Over the past year we have invested a lot …

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Sportsbet.io signs official betting partnership with Arsenal

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Sportsbet.io, part of the Coingaming Group, has secured a three-year official betting partnership with three-time Premier League (PL) winners Arsenal FC. Sportsbet.io, already a shirt sponsor for fellow PL team Southampton FC, is a sportsbook combining “cutting-edge technology with cryptocurrency expertise”. This latest partnership will focus on creating exclusive experiences to reward Arsenal’s large global fanbase and Sportsbet.io customers. The …

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Playtech’s ‘interrupted Snaitech’ bears brunt of COVID-19 disruptions

Playtech Plc will trade with caution for the remainder of 2020, as its business units emerge from a ‘disrupted period’, with its corporate outlook dependent on further COVID-19 outcomes.    Publishing its 2020 interim results (period ending 30 June), Playtech recorded a 23% drop in corporate revenues to €564 million, (H1 2019: €728m) as the FTSE250 technology group absorbed a series …

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W88 remains as Leicester City betting partner for 2020/21 campaign

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W88 has renewed its deal with Leicester City Football Club meaning that the Asian betting company will continue as the Premier League side’s official betting partner for the 2020/21 campaign.  As a result of the renewal, W88 will continue to gain brand exposure during Leicester City match days via the club’s pitch-side LED advertising boards. Moreover, the firm will be …

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GVC joins AiDP ranks to promote workplace diversity and inclusion

FTSE100 GVC Holdings Plc has become a member of the All-in Diversity Project (AIDP) – a non-profit that provides industry stakeholders counsel and guidance on improving standards related to corporate diversity, equality and inclusion. GVC will become the latest tier-1 global operator to take AiDP membership, joining fellow publicly-listed betting counterparts Flutter Entertainment, Betsson AB and Kindred Group Plc  The …

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Millwall renews MansionBet partnership for 2020/21 season

MansionBet has confirmed the renewal of its sponsorship agreement with EFL Championship side Millwall FC for the 2020/21 season, meaning that the online operator will continue as the team’s official betting partners. Millwall will remain within the company’s existing portfolio of football sponsorships alongside fellow Championship team Bristol City, and Premier League side Newcastle United as MansionBet continues to grow …

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Stats Perform renews Matchroom Multi Sport and PDC TV events deal

Stats Perform will retain the worldwide exclusive live betting streaming rights for Matchroom Multi Sport and PDC TV events after the data supplier extended its partnership with the sporting event promotions company. The five-year deal, which builds upon a long-term partnership between Stats Perform and Matchroom, will cover some of the biggest tournaments in sport from the Mosconi Cup, World …

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BGC: Government must do more to support retail

The Betting and Gaming Council has called upon politicians to ‘leave no stone unturned’ when supporting high street shops, urging the Communities and Local Government Select Committee to prioritise the needs of the retail betting industry as part of its inquiry. Brigid Simmonds OBE, Chairman of the BGC, explained that due to restrictions on non-essential retail during the pandemic, betting …

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Gordon Moody Association: Reducing gambling harm through collaboration

In a two-part series, Paul Dent – Gambling Therapy Manager at Gordon Moody Association (GMA) – takes an in-depth look at the concept of harm, analysing what constitutes harmful behaviours and how working alongside gambling operators can help on an academic, community and customer level. Defining gambling-related harm Back in April 2019, the UKGC launched its National Strategy which had …

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Parimatch secures Leicester City partnership

Parimatch has strengthened its portfolio of football sponsorships after being named as the official first team training wear partner for Leicester City. Parimatch will see their branding appear on the training and warm-up wear of Leicester City’s First Team squad during all domestic and UEFA Europa League fixtures for the upcoming season. Commenting on the agreement, Sergey Portnov, CEO at …

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