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Picklive Announce Poker Style Champions League Fantasy Game with The Telegraph Media

Picklive Limited, operators and suppliers of next-generation daily fantasy sports and social gaming are launching a unique poker room style based fantasy Champions League game with the Telegraph Media Group. The deal will allow the Telegraph to offer its current 200,000 fantasy players to play for a four figure cash prize using a poker room based contest with a fusion …

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GTECH Tender £18m for Probability PLC

Business news sources the Wall Street Journal and Interactive Investor report that shares in Probability PLC have rocketed by 47.6% to 46.50 pence in the wake of news of a recommended cash acquisition by gaming and lotteries software supplier GTech Group. News sources report that GTech are prepared to acquire the mobile gaming operator, for a sum of £18m. The …

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Maltco get behind match-fixing seminar

Maltese lottery operators Maltco Lotteries have helped organise a seminar to discuss the issues of match fixing. “Building National Networks in the EU to fight Match-Fixing”  was held last week in collaboration with the Institute for International and Strategic Relations (IRIS) and the European Lotteries and was supported by the European Commission. Maltco Lotteries said it took up the initiative …

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32 Red Select M.i. Media

Igaming and sports betting operator 32Red has appointed London based media planning agency M.i. Media to handle its media planning, strategy and buying as part of a new marketing drive for its key brands. According to marketing newsource MediaWeek.co.uk,  Gibraltar operated 32Red is expected to increase its media spend to around £6 million (€7.3 million/$10 million) this year in order …

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Award nominations for BiG night

The BiG Foundation is looking for nominations for two awards that will be announced during its BiG Sports Dinner on 1 April.  The awards will be nominated and awarded by a panel of judges consisting of well-known individuals across a selection of sports. The BiG Award for the Best Sports Betting Campaign: The award will go to the campaign deemed …

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SBC Interview Robbie Lyle ArsenalFan.TV – Youtube Star

Looking ahead to the upcoming Football World Cup in Brazil, team SBC interview’s ArsenalFan.TV’s, Director and Founder Robbie Lyle. Robbie sheds insight into why he set up  his popular Youtube channel and website – ArsenalFan.TV, and how his young business has gained popularity through using social media channels. Robbie is a Surveyor by profession with experience of working in the …

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Stanleybet Returns to the UK High-Street

Betting retail operators Stanleybet announced the return of its betting services to the UK public, with the opening of a new premise located in Liverpool. The betting shop will be opened at the end of the week and will see the return of the Stanleybet sports betting brand to the UK. Stanleybet had sold its 600 UK retail betting outlets …

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Unibet See Major Growth in 2013

Swedish listed and London/Malta operated Sports betting  and igaming operator Unibet has published its year end report for period of January  to December 2013. The operator has published gross winning revenue for the period of £234.7 million (€282.1 million/$385.6 million), this saw an 19% increase on the £197.2 million achieved in the previous year. Unibet further reported  improved figures on earnings before interest, …

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Betclic Everest Optimise With Maxymiser

European igaming operator Betclic Everest Group has selected optimisation experts, Maxymiser, to implement an optimisation strategy across its international portfolio of gaming sites. The company, whose brands encompass sports betting, poker, casino and turf, chose Maxymiser because of its long-standing experience and knowledge of the online gaming sector – as well as its global reputation as market leader in testing, …

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ICE 2014 Blog – Paul McNea – The Mobile Experience

Paul McNea Founder of Betfuze Mobile discusses mobile first retention strategies for igaming operators.  McNea aims to give insight into the latest mobile player trends and retention strategies needed for mobile gaming. McNea advice’s the ICE2014 audience what  igaming competencies can be transferred from  digital operational teams to mobile focused retention units. McNea further sheds light on what  gaming skills …

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