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Baltimore Ravens unveils new partnership with Caesars Property

A landmark deal has been agreed between the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and National Football League team, the Baltimore Ravens. The deal marks only the second-ever partnership between a casino and an NFL franchise, it unites two anchors of Baltimore’s developing Southern Gateway Entertainment District, which earlier this year welcomed global sports entertainment leader Topgolf. The only previous deal between an NFL …

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William Hill sells UK racing trackside betting network

FTSE bookmaker William Hill has confirmed the sale of its on-course betting points/stalls network worth £2 million, ending its trackside presence within UK racing. First established in 1934, William Hill has chosen to dispose its entire 82 racecourse pitch network to independent racing bookmaker Sid Hooper. The diminishing returns of its on-course network sees William Hill prioritise its horseracing services …

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Winning Post – Change on the horizon for South Africa

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. South Africa: National Gambling Amendment Bill – if at first you don’t succeed… The National Gambling Amendment Bill 2018 (first tabled in September 2016 but much changed since then) looks like it …

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Marc Etches – Independence move sees GambleAware secure its new guiding vision

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Speaking exclusively to SBC, Marc Etches Chief Executive of GambleAware details the crucial developments and changes the industry charity has undertaken during the course of 2018, as GambleAware readies for the critical launch of its new UK-wide Safer Gambling advertising campaign… ____________ SBC: Why has 2018 been such a critical year for GambleAware’s organisation, structure and operations? Marc Etches (Chief Executive …

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Greek OPAP focuses on ‘future generations’ through legacy Athens Marathon sponsorship

Greek lottery and betting operator OPAP has outlined its social responsibility and fundraising initiatives, acting as the lead sponsor of the 36th ‘Athens Authentic Marathon’ (11 November 2018). Continuing its Athens Marathon legacy sponsorship, OPAP states that its underlining corporate vision is to ‘enhance Greek communities for the benefit of future generations’. Updating its stakeholders, OPAP governance has outlined three …

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Celtic and Dafabet streaks ahead after MotoGP deal

Celtic Football Club will make its first foray into motorcycle racing at next month’s Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix, having joined forces with international road race winners Dafabet Devitt Racing. Both the seven-in-a-row Scottish champions and the multiple Isle of Man TT-winning race team are sponsored by online betting company Dafabet, and will use the event to promote the Glasgow club …

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Inbet’s online partners gain casino games from Vivo Gaming

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The white label platform for Inbet Games has been bolstered by another integration – this time in the form of live stream casino games from Vivo Gaming. Inbet’s online casino partners have therefore gained access to a full range of real land-based casino games from a leading interactive provider, including European Roulette, Live Roulette, Baccarat, Craps, Sic Bo, Blackjack, Dragon …

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Growth continues for US data supplier theScore

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Provider of digital sports news and data to North American sports bettors, theScore Inc has announced its financial results for the 12 month period concluding on August 31, 2018. The supplier has benefited from the liberalisation of sports betting, with its total revenue for the year ending August 31, 2018 growing to $27.7m, as opposed to $26.3m in F2017. Additionally, …

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Sportradar – Tennis needs to be data & technology sharp in its integrity battles

Sportradar has published its official response to last April’s ‘Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis’ commissioned by the ‘Tennis Integrity Unit’ (TIU) representing pro tennis’ governing bodies the WTA, ATP and the ITF. In its response Sportradar supports the majority of the independent panel’s recommendations, however, the leading sports data firm outlines its concerns ‘in relation to the recommendation regarding …

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William Hill gains vital US knowledge via Gordon Wilson hiring

William Hill have announced a further strengthening of its US approach, with Gordon Wilson to take up a position on the firm’s board of directors, as an independent non-executive director, from January 2 next year. The current President and CEO of Travelport Worldwide, Wilson is to become a member of the board’s corporate responsibility and nomination committees upon joining. Roger …

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