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Maltco get behind match-fixing seminar

Maltese lottery operators Maltco Lotteries have helped organise a seminar to discuss the issues of match fixing. “Building National Networks in the EU to fight Match-Fixing”  was held last week in collaboration with the Institute for International and Strategic Relations (IRIS) and the European Lotteries and was supported by the European Commission. Maltco Lotteries said it took up the initiative …

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BetConstruct given keys to Goldenpalace.be

Sports betting and gaming solutions providers BetConstruct have signed an exclusive contract with Goldenpalace.be to provide them with a cutting-edge sportsbook platform and services. BetConstruct’s comprehensive, advanced online and mobile sportsbook platform covers more than 14,000 live matches and more than 50 sports per month. It comes complete with a state-of-the-art backend, affiliate and agent systems, content, marketing and risk …

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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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Coral to sponsor Alan Brazil’s talkSPORT show

Bookmakers Coral have signed a deal with talkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station,  to become the new betting partner of the station’s flagship show – the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast. The partnership will see Coral sponsoring a daily on air betting slot on talkSPORT’s breakfast show, called the Coral Daily Download, where Coral’s resident experts, Simon Clare and David …

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Asian tech firm partners with Fulham

Asian-based technology providers Power8 have become an official Club Partner of English Premier League club Fulham FC in a deal which includes significant presence of the Power8 branding on LED perimeter advertising, ultimately reaching TV and on-line audiences in 212 worldwide markets. Power8, which provides some solutions for the gaming industry, says it is proud of its partnership with Fulham …

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SBC Interview Robbie Lyle ArsenalFan.TV – YouTube Star

Looking ahead to the upcoming Football World Cup in Brazil, team SBC interview’s ArsenalFan.TV’s, Director and Founder Robbie Lyle. Robbie sheds insight into why he set up  his popular Youtube channel and website – ArsenalFan.TV, and how his young business has gained popularity through using social media channels. Robbie is a Surveyor by profession with experience of working in the …

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Jonathan Wilson – ‘What Match Fixing Truly Threatens’

Guardian UK and Bettingexpert.com football journalist Jonathan Wilson believes that the impact of match fixing goes well beyond the immediate concerns of bookmakers and punters. Today, Jonathan Wilson tells us how the suspicion of match fixing can quietly erode sport’s ability to astound. The day that Liverpool drew 3-3 with Everton, I was at a dinner with a former Test …

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First TV campaign for McBookie.com

Scottish bookmakers McBookie.com have embarked on a major TV campaign for the first time. The firm will be focusing on Scottish Television and has secured spots during STV’s coverage of the Champions and Europa League. The advert looks to prove that the firm understand Scottish punters more than other bookmakers, by having a sly dig at England’s chances of winning …

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EuroTierce gears up for the World Cup

EuroTierce, the Belgian subsidiary of PMU Group, who operate the horse racing website www.eurotierce.be, have decided to expand their offer to sports betting through SportNCo solutions. This new offer is targeted to be launched before the next FIFA World Cup in June 2014. The turnkey solution delivered to EuroTierce will include the betting software, the back office solutions, the betting …

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Skrill agrees to end Conference association

Payment processing firm Skrill have agreed to cancel their sponsorship of the Football Conference just one year into a three year deal. A joint press release explained: “Skrill has undergone a number of changes since the agreement was entered into and will be aligning any future sponsorship activity to its global strategy. “The Football Conference has always enjoyed excellent relations …

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