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BETEGY Predicts Tomorrows Football Results on Twitter

Sports bettors on Twitter can now find out football results before they happen with the launch of@askbetegy.The new proposition from BETEGY, a sophisticated online and mobile prediction tool that accurately forecasts outcomes of matches and a range of betting markets, provides instant responses via Twitter, where sports events are among the most popular discussion topics. During the 2013 Champions League final …

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MARCA and Oddslife launch social sports game EL GURU

Spanish media giant MARCA, famous for its daily coverage of Real Madrid, has entered the social gaming arena thanks to a partnership with social betting technology supplier Oddslife Ltd. Using the Oddslife platform, MARCA has launched ‘MARCA EL GURU’ – a customised social sportsbook platform that allows users to engage and compete with each other using their knowledge of sports. …

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Plumbee Appoints Rob Gorle as Finance Director

Plumbee provider of social casino games, announced today the appointment of Rob Gorle to the position of Finance Director (FD). Gorle will be primarily responsible for leading Plumbee’s commercial strategy as the company continues to experience rapid growth within the social casino space, across games and platforms. Gorle is a Yahoo! Veteran of 7 years and was most recently CFO …

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Bodugi sells player base to Bet Butler

iGaming news source, eGaming Review reports that troubled real money social betting operator Bodugi Technology is set to sell its player database to sports betting Bet Butler. Bodugi Technology had its igaming licence suspended by the UK Gambling Commission after it received complaints that customers could not withdraw funds from the operator.  Last week Bodugi Technology’s management announced that it …

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Tournaments Feature Added to Plumbee Mirrorball Slots

London Social gaming developer Plumbee today announced the launch of its tournaments feature in the hit game Mirrorball Slots on the Facebook Platform. Tournaments are a feature that has proven highly successful across the industry and Plumbee has recognized the potential and built its own version. With a definite “Sporty” and competitive feel to it, the new tournament lobby allows …

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Bitcoin Public Fears Amid Hack of Mt Gox

Mt Gox, a major Bitcoin currency exchange,  has declared itself bankrupt in a Tokyo district court hearing this Friday 28 February. A company lawyer cited outstanding debts of $63.2 million against company assets valued at $37.7 million. The Bitcoin trader had suffered a security breach (hack) that resulted in the crypto currency being  stolen from its platform and customer savings …

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Bodugi get licence suspended

Social betting operators Bodugi have had their licence suspended by the UK Gambling Commission after complaints that users could not access their money. Bodugi’s lack of dialogue with the regulator has forced the Commission to suspend the operating licence. In a statement, the regulator said: “The Gambling Commission has commenced a review under section 116 of the Gambling Act 2005 …

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UK Gambling Commission ‘concern’ on social

Gambling Commission chairman Phil Graf has admitted that the UK regulator is concerned about some aspects of social gaming and has called on the sector to use the information it collects on its players to protect against any risks. Speaking at the World Regulatory Forum earlier this month, Graf commented: “While we have always maintained that we have no desire …

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FDJ + Facebook Partner in new French Connection

French state gaming operators Française des Jeux (FDJ) have announced a digital/social partnership with Facebook France according to Igamingbusiness.com. The social campaigns will target placement for FDJ products in the coming months of 2014, with special focus on major calendar dates and sporting events such as the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The aim of the partnership will be to extend …

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Oddslife Announces New Partnerships with Sports Media Giants in time for ICE

Oddslife, a leading supplier of social sports betting technology to the gambling and media industries, will be at ICE Totally Gaming to discuss new client signings and innovative solutions across Web and iOS in time for World Cup 2014. Oddslife has confirmed the partnership with Spanish media giant MARCA.com, to provide social betting games and content to its readers through …

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