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Federbet criticised over match fixing claims

Federbet, the Belgian-based integrity body which claimed last season 110 matches were identified as having been fixed, with suspicions over a further 350, has been widely criticised by both sporting and gambling organisations. French regulator ARJEL issued a joint statement with the French Football League (LFP) decrying the claims. It said: “ARJEL and LFP cannot agree with the statements that …

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Land-based promotions key for online NJ casinos

A report from Commercial Intelligence found that promotions tied into land-based casinos are the most effective incentive for online players in New Jersey, which effectively demonstrates how different the newly regulated US iGaming market is from its European counterpart. “This is the most important finding of this survey,” said Jim Ryan, a member of the Consumer Insight Group, assembled for …

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William Hill targets £200 million revenue mark for Brazil 2014

William Hill have set a corporate goal to generate more than £200 million (€246 million) in betting revenues for the upcoming FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The revenue benchmark set by William Hill senior management, comes with the announcement that the operator will launch a new brand advertising campaign and a series of exclusive player offers, which will aim …

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Unibet Stockholm Marathon sponsorship set for the courts

Lotteriinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Authority has publically warned the organisers of last Saturdays Stockholm Marathon that they may face legal action for refusing to withdraw Unibet as its event sponsor. The Authority claimed that the organiser and sponsor were in breach of the Swedish Lottery Act, with regards to sponsorship and civil responsibility. Lotteriinspektionen had issues court injunctions to remove …

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Titan Bet gives student the ‘Best Job in the World’

Durham University sports student Ollie Silverton has signed an exclusive contract with online bookmaker Titan Bet for the Best Job in the World – an all-expenses-paid opportunity to represent the rising star of sports betting at the world’s biggest football tournament in Brazil this summer. Silverton, 21 from Cambridge, who has only just completed his final exam, beat hundreds of …

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Sky Bet appoints M&C Saatchi Sport for Football League sponsorship

Sky Bet, the UK’s fourth largest online sportsbook, has entrusted M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment to fast track its title sponsorship of the English Football League. The event, digital and social media specialists, which has global offices in London and New York, will launch a campaign that demonstrates Sky Bet’s commitment to growing and reinvesting in the beautiful game. The …

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Sports betting aids improved Q1 2014 for Spanish igaming sector

The latest industry figures published by Spain regulatory body – Direccion General de Ordenacion del Juego (DGOJ), have demonstrated that the Spanish igaming market grew 10% year on year, as the sector enjoyed a strong opening quarter to 2014. Total gross gaming revenues for Q1 (figures reported from January 1- 31 March 2014) reached €66.9 million (£56.8 million), up 12% …

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More US racing from Turf TV

Following positive feedback from its portfolio of US racing, Turf TV will be adding a third US fixture to the existing package, which will be introduced in June and regularly scheduled from September.  Each additional fixture will be backed up with a full fixed-odds pricing service from the outset. Adrian Ford, MD of Turf TV, said: “The addition of US …

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Williams provides Gala Coral with game content

Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation, has launched games from its vast content library with the online casino brands run by Gala Coral Group, including Coral.co.uk. Through integration with the Williams Interactive Remote Game Server, Gala Coral players have online access to an ever-growing library of authentic Vegas-style slot games like Raging Rhino and Zeus …

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