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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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5050Sports Sign Owen & Vaughan

5050Sports will bring two of England’s biggest sports stars to ICE Totally Gaming 2014 as it launches its partnership with Astra Games Ltd, a subsidiary of the Novomatic Group of Companies. Former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Manchester United striker Michael Owen and Ashes-winning captain Michael Vaughan will promote the collaboration between Real Sports Global, owners of 5050Sports, and Astra Games …

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Sporting Solutions extend football coverage

Sporting Solutions has significantly extended the football coverage it offers its partners, giving the B2B software and data services division of the Sporting Index Group an unrivaled depth and breadth of markets. The award-winning supplier is now providing pre-event and in-play pricing on over 4,000 football matches each month during 2014, as well as offering an extended range of player markets. Ronnie Whelan, Business Development …

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Income Access Traffic Optimisation (TO) Gaming Ad-Server

Allan Petrilli, Senior Affiliate Manager, Income Access, gives an exclusive insight into the benefits that its new sophisticated software will offer the gaming industry, particularly with this summer’s football World Cup Recent research suggests that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years. Our increasingly 24/7, tech-dependent lives generate and consume more …

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Black Weekend For UK Bookmakers

The weekend of  the 11th of January 2014 ( Premier League match day 21) proved to be a nightmare for UK sports betting operators, as reports suggest that bookmakers made a combined loss of more than £30 million (€36.2 million/$49.3 million). All top eight English Premier League sides managed to beat their respective opponents. The weekend soccer action saw no upsets …

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UKash Announce Voucher Partnership With Birmingham City FC

Online payment provider UKash has announced the launch of a partnership with English Championship football club – Birmingham City. The partnership  will allow fans without credit or debit cards to purchase match tickets using the UKash voucher system. The partnership will extend the football clubs revenue channels by allowing fans access to purchase Birmingham City goods – such as match …

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Sportradar Acquire Spengler Cup & WAFF Football Championship

Sportradar  supplier of sports and betting-related data, is pleased to announce the agreement to further extend its media rights portfolio with the Spengler Cup 2013 and the 8th WAFF Football Championship for men. The new contract guarantees interesting live sports content for retail betting shops throughout the Christmas holidays. The acquired media rights packages will be distributed on the Live …

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