Sportsbook

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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bwin.party denies rumours of plans to sell assets

Amid business rumours that igaming operator bwin.party were looking to sell various business assets of their igaming network, bwin.party senior management issued the below statement to quash the rumours. “Since his appointment as Chairman last month, Philip Yea has been working with the executive management team on ways in which the Group can increase shareholder value, however we can confirm …

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Winner migrates to Playtech’s multi-balance wallet

 Playtech has announced the successful migration of online gaming operator Winner to its new multi-balance wallet as part of the supplier’s Information Management System (IMS). Playtech said that the new single wallet eliminates the use of multiple accounts for the various products, with players able to enjoy a borderless multi-product experience across all products they are playing including casino, bingo, …

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750% increase in mobile World Cup bets

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Research on the digital behaviour of football fans shows that 65 per cent of UK football followers use their mobile phones to keep tabs on World Cup happenings. The study, from mobile sports betting platform BETFUZE, reveals that nearly half will also watch games in pubs across the country, with England supporters backing their team financially. Betting operator Coral predicts …

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Operators given September 16 licence application deadline

Online operators in white listed jurisdictions who wish to get a local licence in the UK ahead of the implementation of the point of consumption (POC) regulations have been given a deadline to apply of the 16 September by the Gambling Commission. The deadline has been set because the Statutory Instrument (SI) regarding transitional arrangements has been laid in Parliament …

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