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BETR offering evolves with elevated sports markets

Following the successful launch of BETR’s platform for the World Cup, growth has continued for the BETR app with new markets including the J-league and MLS, as well as plans to offer baseball and horseracing in the very near future. BETR is also delighted to have recently completed an agreement with Changelly for listing on their exchange, which will enable …

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Google conforms to Italian gambling blanket ban policy

Tech giant Google has moved to remove gambling-related content/services from being indexed on its Italian search results. The US firm has updated its Italian advertising policies, preparing for the approved mandate of Italy’s new coalition government’s ‘Dignity Decree’, which implements a blanket ban on forms of gambling/betting marketing, promotions, advertising and sponsorships. Updating stakeholders, Google details that as of 16 …

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Scientific Games continues North American mission

Scientific Games Corporation has detailed that its SG Digital division has launched its Open Gaming System (OGS) with Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City. The deal gives the operator access to thousands of online gaming titles, with SG Digital launching its full suite of content to Hard Rock New Jersey. The Seminole Tribe of Florida and Hard Rock International, …

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Record-breaking summer sees FDJ up French football profile

French state-owned gambling operator Française des Jeux (FDJ) is set to up its profile within French football, following the national team’s triumph at World Cup Russia 2018. This week, FDJ marketing announced that it had secured four new Ligue 1 partnerships with Olympique Lyonnais, Olympique de Marseille, FC Nantes and AS Monaco beginning season 2018/19 (Ligue 1 start date – 10 August 2018). FDJ’s …

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Daniel Corcos – Why 10Bet is Backing Blackburn All the Way

10Bet, one of the world’s fastest growing online sports betting operators, has signed a major three-year partnership agreement with EFL Championship side Blackburn Rovers, becoming the club’s Official Principal Sponsor. 10Bet Marketing Director Daniel Corcos explains the thinking behind the deal. __________________________ 10Bet’s deal to become the Official Principal Sponsor of EFL Championship side Blackburn Rovers marks our first foray …

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SIS expands greyhound racing offering

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SIS (Sports Information Services) has expanded its greyhound racing content with the addition of a further 2,800 races a year. Ladbrokes and Coral will be among the first operators to utilise the more extensive service that will see its schedule increase from 43 to 48 fixtures per week. The new SIS Greyhound schedule and race times are available on the SIS website: …

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It’s Complicated! Swiss face long road to gambling coherence

Swiss legal expert Dr Simon Planzer, Partner of Planzer Law has detailed that Switzerland faces a long and complex road towards developing any type of coherent online gambling framework. Speaking at the iGB Live Amsterdam conference, Planzer has detailed that despite Swiss Parliament approving the mandate of ‘Money Gaming Act – MGA’ in 2017, the application of new online gambling …

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Bacta members to voice B2 outrage in Treasury meeting

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Bacta has detailed that its members are to convey industry outrage over a proposed delay in implementing the £2 stake on FOBTs (fixed odds betting terminals), at a Treasury meeting next week. The meeting, which is set to be held at The Treasury on Wednesday 25 July, will see a senior delegation of figures from the UK trade association, including …

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Betway sponsors FACEIT London Counter-Strike series

Betway continues to expand its presence within esports, sponsoring the upcoming FACEIT London Counter-Strike tournament series at the SSE Arena Wembley (20-23 September). The online bookmaker will have a significant presence during a month of Counter-Strike play, with Betway further sponsoring FACEIT Minors qualifying event, hosted at Twickenham Stadium. Betway CEO  Anthony Werkman, said: “We are thrilled to be sponsoring the …

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BetConstruct opens platform to competing sportsbooks

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European gambling technology developer BetConstruct is opening up its platform to enable the use of third party sportsbook solutions in a bold move that will provide its customers with greater choice in which sportsbook to use. Previously the BetConstruct platform had been locked into the BetConstruct sportsbook, but the company has announced that it is opening its technology up to the …

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