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Nathan Rothschild – iSport Genius – #Bofcon 2016

Nathan Rothschild is a co-founder and partner at iSport Genius, a revolutionary sports data platform that provides sporting insights through highly innovative statistical analysis of data.  iSport Genius is a sponsor of this year’s Betting on Football Conference (#bofcon), taking place on April 21st at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge. Nathan spoke to SBC about iSport’s initiatives for in-play, how 2016 will be a …

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Griezmann to score – bettingexpert.com reveals its top Champions League tips

Bettingexpert.com, the multi-language affiliate that hosts user-generated tips, has highlighted three key markets for this week’s round of Champions League games.   Home-field Advantage: Bayern Munich v Benfica For this week’s highlighted win at home, tipster Slipknot 2002 is putting his stake on Bayern to beat Benfica. Although he claims his heart lies with Benfica, he believes that this Bayern side …

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Football Index over halfway home on Seedrs crowdfunding bid

Football Index is a UK gambling licensed platform which the company describes as the world’s first football stock market. It’s a tradable market in football where users can buy and sell stocks in players, known as Futures, with real money, build up a portfolio and earn dividends with the overall aim of cashing out and selling at a profit. You can for example …

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John Arne Riise drops Betsson for Aalesunds FK

Former Norway and Liverpool FC defender John Arne Riise has had to drop his association with Scandinavian bookmaker Betsson in order to sign for Norwegian Tippeligaen side Aalesunds FK. Riise (35) one of Norway’s most successful footballers, had agreed to join the Ålesund football club on a free transfer at the start of March. On signing for Aalesunds FK, Riise …

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Foxes Delight! Titanbet UK pays out on Leicester City title win

Titanbet UK has become the first bookmaker to pay-out on Leicester City winning the 2015/16 Premier League (EPL) title. With eight match days remaining and the Foxes just five points clear of nearest title rival Tottenham Hotspurs, Titanbet UK has declared that the EPL trophy will go to the East Midlands club. Titanbet UK marketing declared that it would pay-out …

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Bernard Marantelli: Colossus Bets – Football Betting & Innovation

Ahead of the ‘Betting on Football Conference’ (#BOFCON – 21 April @ Stamford Bridge), Colossus Bets CEO & Founder Bernard Marantelli assesses football betting innovation, as operators and suppliers try to deliver further engaging products to more demanding consumers.  Marantelli a live betting expert and renowned professional punter details why football is a premium product for operators and suppliers to focus innovation …

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DraftKings appoints Ball Street to extend UK social engagement

Having this month announced its full UK launch, daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings has confirmed the appointment of digital content specialist Ball Street to drive social media engagement with UK sports consumers. Targeting UK football fans Ball Street will produce DraftKings weekly social content through a series of video campaigns fronted by former Premier League footballer Jimmy Bullard. The …

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Codere secures Valencia CF shirt branding agreement

Grupo Codere subsidiary has struck a short term sponsorship deal with La Liga football club Valencia CF. Presenting its partnership to Spanish media, Codere marketing announced that the Codere Apuestas brand would be displayed on the left sleeve of Valencia’s football jerseys for the remainder of the 2015/16 La Liga season. Valencia CF have no official shirt sponsor for its …

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