World Cup 2018

Oddschecker: Assessing an extraordinary Russian World Cup

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France have prevailed for their second World Cup triumph, England surpassed expectations into fourth and big names exited early, as attention quickly turns to the upcoming domestic football season, Oddschecker is casting its eyes back to an incredible four weeks in Russia. A total of 166 goals spread over 64 games, including 22 penalties (six missed) in normal time and …

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BetVictor’s Million Pound Bet scooped by 17,042/1 shot

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Online gaming organisation BetVictor has concluded its World Cup Million Pound Bet campaign, which has seen one unnamed lucky punter land a bet with odds of 17,042/1 to come out on top. Rewarding the customer with the largest winning bet with the biggest odds across any World Cup market, the triumphant customer, who requested to remain anonymous, placed the winning …

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The World Cup’s Finest with SBC Global MD Andrew McCarron

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. For the final entry in our summer series we have looked internally, with our Managing Director Andrew McCarron the final entrant in …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Scout Gaming’s James Camilleri

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Joining The World Cup’s Finest in its penultimate edition is James Camilleri, Head of Sales and General Manager at Scout Gaming Group, …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Kambi’s Jonathon Hurst

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Leading The World Cup’s finest into the final three is Jonathon Hurst, Kambi’s Head of Live Football, who reveals a soft spot …

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The fine art of pricing a penalty shootout

As the nation prepares for England’s first World Cup semi-final since Italia 90, England fans frantically hope that the anxiety of the Colombia game isn’t replicated and Southgate’s side win in 90 minutes. However, should England’s fate see them head to spot kicks tonight, we take a look at the challenges that are presented to a trader as they look …

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“Wager Wednesday” – Three Lions send UK into betting frenzy

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Payment processing firm Worldpay is predicting a “Wager Wednesday” ahead of England’s semi-final clash with Croatia, with the Three Lions’ winning streak sending the UK into a betting frenzy. Gareth Southgate’s boys are on the cusp of glory moving into the match, and Worldpay’s analysis of consumer spending suggests that wagering will far surpass that seen in previous rounds. A …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Vermantia’s Peter Woodfine

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Peter Woodfine, Business Development Director at Vermantia, is the latest to join the growing ranks of The World Cup’s Finest alumni, as …

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Playtech BGT Sports revels in record-breaking World Cup

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has a announced a record breaking World Cup, with its self service betting terminals (SSBTs) continuing to drive growth and increase revenues across the retail space. Introducing a variety of new products and features, including enhanced goals scorer options and cash-out tool and a more streamlined in-play user experience, a greater share of overall in-shop turnover …

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Merkur Gaming swept up by World Cup fever at Peru Gaming Show

Gaming and slot machine brand Merkur Gaming enjoyed a successful week at the Peru Gaming Show, where all things World Cup took priority. Held in the Peruvian capital of Lima, the 16th edition of the event coincided with Peru’s first involvement in a FIFA World Cup since 1982, resulting in a real party atmosphere throughout the city. Merkur played its …

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