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Ronaldo and Messi top Goal list despite early World Cup exits

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Data from global football publisher Goal proves that despite early exists, Ronaldo and Messi were still the stars of the 2018 World Cup, with Neymar close behind. Over the course of the World Cup, more than 159 million fans engaged with Goal through a combination of its websites, mobile apps and social accounts, 111 million of which came through its 38 …

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Betway enhances sponsorship portfolio with Cricket West Indies

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Betway has continued it sporting sponsorship quest, by aligning itself with Cricket West Indies (CWI), where it becomes the official betting partner. Under the terms of the deal Betway will see its branding appear at all West Indies home series international matches, until the culmination in 2019. Furthermore, the online bookmaker will also benefit from inclusion on the CWI website …

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10Bet enters multi-year Blackburn Rovers agreement

Online sports betting operator 10Bet has announced its has entered into partnership with Blackburn Rovers, in a move that will see the firm become the club’s official principal sponsor. Becoming main partner of the EFL (English Football League) Championship outfit, 10Bet details that it is part of an “aggressive expansion strategy” in the UK market.   Daniel Corcos, 10Bet Marketing …

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NFL service an “obvious” next step for Abelson Odds

Abelson Info has announced a major development for its odds providing division, which is to result in the first steps being made outside of its specialist zone of football coverage. Launching its NFL (National Football League) touchdown scorer pricing service, Abelson Odds expansion is to incorporate one of the largest sports in the USA, and one that is also making …

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Scout Gaming builds on World Cup momentum for EPL tournament

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B2B fantasy sports provider Scout Gaming is basking in the glow of a successful World Cup, by announcing the launch of a new fantasy tournament for the fast approaching football season. For the upcoming English Premier League campaign the company is to launch a fresh fantasy tournament, featuring a minimum guaranteed prize pool of €100,000, and available via partner organisations …

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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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Betway backs Galway Festival with Super Saturday sponsorship

Betway has agreed a deal to sponsor three races at this year’s highly-anticipated week-long Galway Races Summer Festival, which kicks off on 30 July. The online bookmaker will sponsor the first three races on the sixth day of the prestigious meeting, known as Super Saturday, in what will be the firm’s first horse racing sponsorship in Ireland. The three races …

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Hong Kong Jockey Club sees turnover hit new heights

Zac Purton sealed the Hong Kong jockeys’ title on Sunday, on a day that saw turnover rise to £186.4 million (HK$1.938 million), the highest ever for an 11-race card, while commingling for the day set a record at £32.2 million (HK$335 million). Turnover for the 2017-18 season of £11.9 billion (HK$124.2 billion) represents a 5.8% increase year-on-year, while the total …

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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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