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ID disruptor MIRACL delivers industry ‘binary proof’ solution – ‘MIRACL-Trust’

MIRACL, developer of specialist ID verification provisions for highly regulated markets has announced the launch of its purpose-built ‘MIRACL-Trust’, customer authentication solution for online gambling incumbents. The update sees MIRACL, who have developed multi-layered authentication solutions for financial services firms Credit Agricole and Experian, launch its first module for the online gambling sector – with the company detailing that it seeks …

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Genting unveils revamped GentingBet site

Leisure and entertainment operator Genting has confirmed that it will be consolidating its digital product offering as part of a revamp of its GentingBet site. As part of the revamp, Genting will be rebranding its online casino, live casino and sportsbook offering across its mobile and desktop platforms, and is hoped to deliver an enhanced range of tools, games and …

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Friday evidence deadline for gambling’s social and economic Select Committee

Industry stakeholders are reminded that they have only one week to return submissions of evidence (deadline Friday 6 September) to the Select Committee researching the ‘social and economic impacts of the gambling industry’ on UK society. Announced this July, the House of Lords established a Select Committee seeking to gain ‘research insights and valuable facts’ on the UK gambling sector …

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BetBlocker gains maximum coverage indexing on Amazon Fire OS

BetBlocker has announced that it has become the ‘first and only’ industry responsible gambling tool to be made available for Amazon’s Fire OS operating system. Updating the market, BetBlocker the gambling control app that lets vulnerable players restrict access to over 6400 gambling domains across multiple digital platforms, confirms that it has launched a version of its free app built …

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RSPH ‘Scroll Free September’ backs GambleAware’s take-a-break mandate

This September, the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) launches the second edition of its ‘Scroll Free September’ campaign, encouraging the UK public to ‘take a break from gambling online’. Run as an independent health organisation, the RSPH supports UK health networks, and details that ‘Scroll Free’ has been developed to support the ongoing gambling-harm prevention initiatives developed by GambleAware’s …

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Betfred extends Rugby League’s Championship and League 1 sponsorship

Betfred has strengthened its commitment to the Rugby League’s Championship and League 1 competitions after extending its sponsorship with the tournaments for a further two years.  As part of the sponsorship extension, the bookmaker has pledged to ‘more than double’ its financial contribution to the game outside of the Super League, confirming that it will sponsor all three professional tiers …

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Betfair states its LATAM intent & responsibility as CONMEBOL partner

Moving to significantly expand its LATAM market profile and ambitions, Betfair has outlined securing its Official Partner’ status with CONMEBOL as one of the firm’s most important strategic marketing initiatives in the betting brand’s history. Announced last week, the partnership – which runs until December 2022 – sees the Betfair brand displayed across CONMEBOL’s flagship Copa Libertadores and Sudamericana tournaments, South …

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Ladbrokes named as new sponsor for King George VI Chase

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Ladbrokes has confirmed that it has been named as the new sponsor for Kempton Park’s flagship meeting, The King George VI Christmas Festival, after inking a new five-year partnership.  The King George VI Chase – the most prestigious Grade 1 chase after the Cheltenham Gold Cup – was previously sponsored by Kindred Group’s 32Red.  Simon Clare, Ladbrokes Coral PR Director, …

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Bookmaker efficiencies key to Wager’s success

The use of certain bookmaker efficiencies is the key to conquering betting’s ‘social wagering conundrum’ according to Elliot Robinson, co-founder of London-based social betting start-up Wager. Having launched its newest product on 9 August, the mobile-based betting app has continued its development by introducing new features. This has in turn reportedly led to an organic usership growth from an initial …

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Be there or be square: 3 key threats to your betting business

The future is not now. There are so many factors that influence the success of a betting website. So how can you plan ahead? Jakub Myszkorowski, Chief Commercial Officer at STATSCORE, takes us through three main threats that should not be left ‘uncared’ for, before highlighting a couple of solutions to keep you in the game.  How big is the …

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