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ICC backs Lou Vincent life ban

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has supported the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) Governing Council decisions to impose life bans on Lou Vincent for breaching their respective Anti-Corruption Codes. In a statement, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said: “The ICC endorses the decisions of the CLT20 and ECB to impose life bans on …

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Attractive Jersey is an option for operators

A Jersey-based online gaming consultancy is encouraging the industry to consider the lucrative opportunities the Channel Island has to offer as a jurisdiction. Phil Shaw set up Think Gaming Limited in Jersey in response to the brand new and highly competitive eGaming licensing framework available for companies relocating to the Island. He explained: “Jersey is one of the world’s major …

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Cameroon to investigate World Cup fix claims

Cameroon have launched an investigation after allegations of match-fixing were made against seven players at the World Cup. FECAFOOT, the country’s football federation, has launched an investigation after concerns that national team members might have been involved in a fix during the World Cup. Of particular concern is Cameroon’s 4-0 defeat to Croatia, mainly because the result and the fact there …

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bet365 named in Sunday Times Fast Track 100

Midlands based igaming operator bet365, has been listed as one of the top private British companies, by the Sunday Times Newspaper. In its annual business and enterprise feature, the igaming and sports betting operator owned by the Coates family came in at 54 on the 13th annual Sunday Times Top Track 100 league table. bet365 reported increase revenues of 35% …

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Sporting Solutions joins Euro State Lotteries and Toto association

Sporting Solutions will join the European State Lotteries and Toto association (EL), the continent’s largest national lottery trade body, as an associate member this week. Their application for membership was ratified on June 4th by the General Assembly, the governing body of the European Lotteries, at its annual congress in Lisbon, Portugal. The decision is a milestone for Sporting Solutions, who …

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Talk to Paddy: Voice Control feature added to Paddy Power app

Paddy Power have the become the first sports betting operator to add voice controlled navigation to their sports betting app. The function, which will, at least initially, be exclusive to Paddy Power, has been delivered by the winners of this years Mobile Marketing Barca Starta competition, Capita Systems. This represents their first major client arrangement. Using the app customers will now be able to …

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KIRON enters Belgium with belgium123.be partnership

 Kiron Interactive has agreed a deal to distribute its content in Belgium’s newly-regulated online market via NV Chip Amusement.Players of the Antwerp-based operator’s new site www.belgium123.be will now have the opportunity to watch scheduled action unfold via live video streaming. Steven Spartinos, co-CEO of Kiron, said he was delighted to sign a multi-year licensing deal in a vibrant, emerging market at such …

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BetVernons goes Walkabout

Gaming entertainment provider BetVernons has pencilled a deal to become the official betting partner of Walkabout bars. The partnership will last for an initial one-year period, with BetVernons having premium branding rights across Walkabout’s offline, digital and social media platforms. Simon Kaye, Chief Operating officer of Walkabout’s parent company iNTERTAIN, said: “We’re delighted to announce this partnership with BetVernons and …

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Bookmakers count cost of England’s early exit

British bookmakers are cursing their luck that England delivered such a dire display and see themselves dumped out of the World Cup at such an early stage. They had been been anticipating a monumental haul this tournament, one which would provide a financial breakwater ahead of the forthcoming tax changes. William Hill predicted a turnover double that of the previous …

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Marathonbet partners with Hibernian FC

Hibernian FC has announced a lucrative six figure sponsorship deal with bookmakers Marathonbet, that will see them become the club’s main partner for the next two years. A statement on their official website said the initial agreement begins ahead of the 2014/15 season and includes an option for a third year. The firm’s logo will be on the front of …

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