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More footballers arrested in fixing probe

The National Crime Agency’s investigation into spot-fixing in UK football has stepped up a level with the agency arresting 13 footballers this week. Six of the men were originally arrested back in December in connection with an investigation into individuals suspected of Conspiracy to commit acts of Bribery and Money Laundering relating to conduct during football matches. They were interviewed …

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Maxymiser Soundbite – iGaming Sector – Getting Ready for Brazil 2014

With the football World Cup in Rio offering a fantastic potential revenue boost, Tim Axon, Head of Gaming, Maxymiser, insists betting companies need to get their mobile Big Event Betting strategies in shape – and fast. Trying out new content and ideas at Cheltenham and the Grand National could be the key to re-engaging customers, increasing average customer value and …

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Matchbook – Partners with Right To Play

Online betting exchange Matchbook has announced a special partnership with the leading international sport development charity – Right To Play. Following the announcement of the partnership, Matchbook further announced that all commissions generated by its betting exchange on April 1st will be donated to the charity. CEO Mark Brosnan commented: “As an exchange community we’re delighted funds can be raised …

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The Sun to take on UK sports betting with BetVictor

UK tabloid newspaper The Sun, part of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp International, is set to target the UK sports betting market with the  release of its  own white -label online sports betting brand. I-gaming news source Creports that the popular UK newspaper is set to agree terms with sports betting operator BetVictor, who will operate and market the white-label brand …

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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 [email protected] 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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Betfred Refunds United Title Bets

Betfred has taken the unusual approach of refunding all customers who placed a bet on Manchester United winning the English Premier League. Owner Fred Done, who has made considerable marketing gains by settling title bets early, is now taking a different approach in a move which will cost the firm £200,000. Done told the Manchester Evening News: “These loyal fans …

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SBOBET supports football charity

Asian bookmaker SBOBET has donated £1,000 to a charity linked to football club West Bromwich Albion. The gambling operator donated the cash to the Albion Foundation and its ‘Walk the Albion Way’ challenge. SBOBET chairman Mr Wong Yew Choy said: “It is a special privilege to learn of the fantastic work by the Albion Foundation in the community. SBOBET as …

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