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bwin.party Sponsor Philadelphia 76ers & New Jersey Devils – First Professional US Sports iGaming Partnership

iGaming operator bwin.party digital entertainment have announced the first ever US professional sports team and igaming partnership with US National Basketball Association franchise – the Philadelphia 76ers and National Hockey League New Jersey Devils. Both sports franchises are controlled by private equity and financial investment billionaire Josh Harris. The partnership deal is the first between US based sports franchises and …

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Sporting Index Launch Mobile Upgraded Website

Sports spread betting company Sporting Index, today announces the release of an upgraded version of its mobile site, https://mobile.sportingindex.com/, developed in-house by the Group’s London-based software engineering team. The new version offers a much faster user experience with slicker navigation tools thanks to the creation of drop down menus which allow users more useable screen space. The improvements behind the …

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Cantor Gaming Rebrands to CG Technology

Sports betting and casino services provider Cantor Gaming has announced that it has re-branded  to CG Technology, with the view to seek an initial public offering in the near future. A Company statement commented that the new identity reflects its position as a technology firm offering mobile casino gaming and race and sports book products and services to its clients. The …

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Lord Howard Resigns As Chairman of Arena Racing

Uk based  racecourse operator Arena Racing Company  have made public the announcement that Lord Michael Howard of Lympne has resigned from his corporate duty as Chairman of Arena Racing. Micheal Howard the previous UK Conservative Party  leader had served as Chairman of Northern Racing since 2008, Lord Howard continued his position after the business had been merged with Arena Leisure to …

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Paddy Power Pulls Dennis Rodman North Korea Sponsorship

Irish sports betting operator Paddy Power  has announced the withdrawal of its sponsorship of former Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons basketballer Dennis Rodman trips to North Korea in response to “recent events” in the communist Republic of North Korea. Mr Rodman returned from his third trip to North Korea on Monday, ten days after it was revealed by foreign news …

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NordicBet.com Stops Wagering Outside of Scandinavia

Betsson Group ­­acquired sports betting brand – NordicBet.com has sent out a player communication announcing that the operator would no longer be accepting wagers on any of its products from region outside of –, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. As of the 2nd of January 2014, NordicBet customers outside of the above mentioned territories will not …

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William Hill To Stick With Gibraltar

Gaming operator William Hill has confirmed that it wants to keep its operational base for its digital betting service in Gibraltar, despite the impending UK Gaming tax clampdown which is set to cost the operator millions of pounds. William Hill, the UK’s biggest gaming brand, set up operational offices in Gibraltar, allowing it to market and acquire British gamblers, whilst …

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Bet-at-home Extend Schalke 04 Partnership

iGaming operator Bet-at-home has confirmed the extension of its sponsorship agreement with popular Rhineland based Bundesliga football club Schalke 04. Bet-at-home will continue to be the football clubs official betting partner, an agreement that has been in place since August 2011. the extension will see the partnership continue for another two Bundesliga seasons – 2014-15 to 2015-16. Schalke 04 are one …

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