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666Bet – Can betting’s new boys upset the balance?

A look into what it takes to enter an aggressive and highly competitive market amidst the arrival of new kid on the UK gambling scene; 666Bet.com. Using Gaming synergies and Microgaming software the firm currently offers an online sportsbook, casino, live dealer games, a lottery feature and live in-play betting. Initially it will target just the British and European markets …

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Marathonbet partners with The Hammers

Marathonbet has made a bid to stay in the Premier League after signing a deal to become the new betting partner of West Ham United. This long term partnership runs from the beginning of the 2014/15 campaign, and will also see them become the title partner of the Club’s annual prestige home pre-season match, The Marathonbet Cup. Last season saw …

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Anatomy of a match fixing bust

As the three men suspected of trying to manipulate the scorelines of football matches await sentencing today after being found guilty of conspiracy to commit bribery, the National Crime Agency has released some interesting detail on the case and explains why it moved to break up the proceedings when it did.  Earlier this week a jury at Birmingham Crown Court …

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England Vs Uruguay – Crunch Time

Ahead of tonight’s crunch encounter against Uruguay, support for the Three Lions has seen one plucky Welsh customer stake £10,000 on England to win the competition outright. Money has also been flooding in on Roy Hodgson’s men to beat Uruguay in their second game of the tournament, where they are current 11-10 favourites, said Coral’s John Hill. “Considering the expectation …

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Paddy Power secures Brazil 2014 highlight tweets with ITV

Irish Sports betting operator Paddy Power will tweet ‘near-live’ World Cup football clips to its 354,000 followers, after securing a deal with UK broadcaster, ITV. The partnership will allow the  bookmaker and TV network to tweet up to 10 match highlights until after the final on July 13th. Twitter Amplify believes highlight reels can kick start conversations and target diverse …

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Finnplay integrates Betradar’s virtual product

Finnplay, the Finnish based Gaming platform provider which specializes in tailored gaming solutions, has signed a deal to integrate Betradar’s Virtual Horse Racing solutions. Martin Prantner, CEO of Finnplay, said: “Virtual Betting is an extremely popular and growing product for online operators and their player base. Betradar’s virtual products shall provide Finnplay and our clients with real money 24/7/365 betting …

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SPORTNCO gets Eurotierce and Zeturf up and running

French B2B supplier SPORTNCO has been powering three new sportsbetting platforms during the World Cup; one for Belgian subsidiary EUROTIERCE and two for ZETURF; one for the horserace betting operator’s French customers and one for its International customers. For each of these new customers, SPORTNCO provides a fully integrated turnkey sportsbetting solution, including both the IT solutions and the trading …

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English 2014/15 Premier League fixtures announced

The World Cup is in full flow, but that hasn’t stopped Premier League bosses from releasing the fixtures for 2014-15. Defending champions Manchester City travel to Newcastle, while Liverpool play host to Southampton at Anfield on August 16th, one of only two sides to inflict a rare home defeat on the Reds in the 2013-14 campaign. Last year’s top two square off against each other a week later at the Etihad, while …

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CallCredit releases World Cup Infographic

With an estimated £83 billion pounds laundered by criminals using sports betting, Callcredit Information Group urges the gaming industry to ensure they have robust fraud checks in place this summer as the World Cup gets firmly underway. The 2010 World Cup saw a surge in new players placing online bets and if the 2014 tournament follows suit gaming operators will …

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Sportradar agrees data deal with Slovak football league union

Sportradar, one of the world’s leading supplier of sports related data, is pleased to announce the new data partnership with the Slovak League Clubs Union (ÚLK). Sportradar has signed a multi-year deal with ÚLK and its exclusive marketing representative UFA Sports Slovakia to become the Official Data Partner of the two top level leagues in Slovak club football. Sportradar thereby …

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