Sportsbook

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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GBGA makes move for Point of Consumption Judicial Review

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has followed through with its threats and written to the UK Government  and Gambling Commission placing them on notice of a claim for judicial review, giving them 14 days in which to respond. The GBGA, which represents Gibraltar-based online gambling operators, has instructed the law firm Olswang to write to the Secretary of …

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Trinity Mirror launches Mirrorracing.com with William Hill

William Hill and UK Newspaper group Trinity Mirror have announced the launch of a new betting focused racing website – Mirrorracing.com The launch of Mirrorracing.com will represent the third igaming related product released by Trinity Mirror this 2014, following the launch of affiliate betting websites – Mirror Free Bets and Mirror Football. The website aims to give horse racing enthusiasts …

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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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Two million downloads of William Hill betting app

William Hill has announced that its iOS Sportsbook App has now been downloaded two million times. The landmark figure was reached on the weekend of England’s first FIFA World Cup 2014 match, following a large spike in downloads. Launched in 2012, it hit one million downloads in just over a year and reached 1.5m in early 2014. It has already …

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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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Betware appoints Frank Cecchini as Chief Commercial Officer

Betware has expanded its management team with the appointment of former GTECH regional vice president Frank Cecchini as its new chief commercial officer. Cecchini will take charge of the company’s sales, marketing and account management strategy as the company moves to bolster its presence in the lottery supplier market. Betware chief executive Stefan Hrafnkelsson said he was delighted to have …

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Betfair & Colossus Bets confirm jackpot partnership

COLOSSUS BETS, operator lottery sized football pool jackpots, announced that it has signed up with Betfair to launch Betfair Pools. Betfair Pools; currently available at Pools.Betfair.com will offer unique Jackpot and Pools for the World Cup and into the regular Football Season. The service offers a partial “Cash Out” option as successful tickets progress. Bernard Marantelli, founder and CEO of …

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