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Tranmere Rovers Manager Ronnie Moore Suspended for Breaching Betting Rules

English Football League One’s Tranmere Rovers have suspended 61 year club manager Ronnie Moore over suspicions of breaching the English Football Associations rules regarding betting and gaming. The Football club issues a statement suspending the manager for the foreseeable future, as the FA will investigate the managers betting actions. Assistant manager John McMahon will oversee the management of the Tranmere …

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Activist investors could trigger Bwin.party break-up

Activist investors SpringOwl Gibraltar Partners B have agreed in principle to acquire 6.1 per cent of Bwin.party’s share capital, fuelling rumours that the company is on the verge of being broken up to realise value for shareholders. SpringOwl is buying the shares from Emerald Bay Limited and Stinson Ridge Limited, companies connected with Bwin.party founders Ruth Parasol DeLeon and Russell …

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Ladbrokes Halt High Street Expansion

Ladbrokes Plc, announced the halt of its planned retail bookmaker expansion on UK high streets. The gaming and sports betting operator, who had a troubled 2013, halted plans to open betting shops in the UK due to growing concerns regarding UK policy regarding  Fixed Odds Betting Terminal (FOTBs). The move will see annual corporate expenditure fall from £100m to £60m, …

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FFA extend Sportradar partnership

Sportradar has  extended its partnership with Football Federation Australia (FFA). Sportradar already provides its industry leading Fraud Detection System (FDS) to the FFA to cover the A-League and FFA Cup competitions. Under this extended agreement the FDS will monitor betting patterns on the state National Premier Leagues (NPLs) for the 2014 season. In addition Sportradar has become the ‘Official Sports …

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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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Paddy Show Best Value in January 2014

Paddy Power had an incredible 109 money-back offers during the course of January according to the latest monthly report from the leading online affiliate and betting service, FREEBETS.com. The bookmaker was one of only two of the 19 leading layers analysed by the FREEBETS.com team to promote more than 100 total offers during January. Betway had 104 and William Hill …

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Ripon Renews Broadcast Terms with At The Races

UK and Ireland racing broadcaster At The Races has renewed broadcast terms with the Ripon Racecourse, the new deal will see racecourse content published by ATR programming for the next ten years. Located in North Yorkshire and nicknamed the Garden Racecourse, Ripon Racecourse is a specialist thoroughbred racing venue. ATR’s new agreement with the racecourse, will see the broadcaster retain …

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Stanleybet Returns to the UK High-Street

Betting retail operators Stanleybet announced the return of its betting services to the UK public, with the opening of a new premise located in Liverpool. The betting shop will be opened at the end of the week and will see the return of the Stanleybet sports betting brand to the UK. Stanleybet had sold its 600 UK retail betting outlets …

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Press Association Takes on Irish Racing Contract

The Press Association (PA) supplier of multi media content and has been agreed a partnership with Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) the governing body’s Form Book.The agreed will see the PA become the official data and content supplier for the next three years. The PA will further supply HRI with additional headlines package of international and domestic Irish racing news for use on …

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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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