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BetAmerica.com Partners With Income Access

Legally licensed US igaming operator BetAmerica.com, has announced a strategic partnership with igaming marketing and partnership specialist technology – Income Access. Montreal based Income Access will aid BetAmerica.com, with the launch of its new affiliate marketing platform. The operator is legally approved to offer horse and greyhound racing betting to US citizens. BetAmerica.com, additionally offers a range of fantasy sports …

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Dyke – FA to Consider Betting Ban For Footballers

Greg Dyke, the Chairman of the English Football Association  (The FA), commented that  a complete ban of betting by  English Football registered players may be introduced. Speaking to BBC Late Kick Off North West, Dyke commented: “No final decision has been made, but it a complete ban is one of the things that’s being discussed,” Dyke told BBC Late Kick …

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Topping targets international diversification

Ralph Topping may have his sights set on retirement next year, but he is still setting targets for his company for long after he has left. The William Hill CEO told investors last week that the bookmaker should see 35-40% of its revenues come from its international operations by the end of 2017/beginning of 2018. International operations current supply 15% …

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Peter Rigby Joins Betfair Board of Directors

Betfair has announced the appointment of former Informa Plc CEO Peter Rigby to its Board of Directors, Rigby is set to replace long standing directors Mike McTighe and Fru Hazlitt who have stepped down from the board. Rigby joins Betfair having left his position of CEO at academic publishing and conferencing business Informa plc. He will serve as a non-executive …

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Matthew Tripp Acquires Betezy

Business man Matthew Tripp, ex owner of Australian focused sports betting operator Sportsbet.com.au will re-enter the Australian sports betting market. Having just finished his non-compete clause from the sale of Sportsbet.com.au to Irish sports betting operator Paddy Power, Tripp has quietly acquired  embattled operator Betezy for a reported sum of AUS $10 million (£5.42 million) The acquisition of Betezy.com.au, will …

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Canbet Closes Leaving Customers Out of Pocket

Peter Lord, director of Australian sports betting operator Canbet, which has terminated its operations leaving customers from Australia, UK, India and Eastern Europe short changed,has said the operator is currently working on a solution to refund customers. Australian news source  abc.net.au reports that the operator owes more than AUS $1 million to customers. Lord further stated that Canbet operations would …

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Done Blasts Man Utd Glazers

Betfred founder Fred Done blasted Manchester United football club owners the Glazer family, over the management of the  2012/2013 English Premier League champions. Done (71) a lifelong Manchester United FC supporter, condemned the ownership of the Club by the American Glazer family in an interview published in the Manchester Evening News on Sunday 9th of March. Speaking in an hour …

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UK Gambling Commission wants to use online payment blocking

As the UK gears up for regulation and legislation of its igaming industry, major players in the digital payment and processing sector have voluntarily agreed to block future transactions to non UK- complying igaming regulations. Credit cards and online payment processors such as Visa, Switch, Mastercard and PayPal Ebay, are set to block payment attempts to igaming operators not licensed …

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William Hill launches Android App

William Hill has announced the launch of its Android mobile application – the new app is specifically designed for Android users and will further the operator’s mobile product inventory. William Hill reports that since the launch of its iPhone IOS app, the application has been downloaded more than 1.5 million times. The new app is set to feature new mobile …

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Betradar releases Virtual Dog Racing

Betradar, supplier of sports and betting related data, have announced the release of its new virtual sports betting product, “Virtual Dog Racing”. The first customer, Ghanaian online bookmaker SafariBet, has now successfully launched the new virtual sports betting product. After the recent success of “Virtual Horse Classics”, Betradar is proud to present yet another innovative virtual sports betting solution that celebrates the world …

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