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The World Cup’s Finest with BETDAQ MD Shane McLaughlin

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Today we hear from Shane McLaughlin, Managing director at BETDAQ, who discusses the lasting influence of the 1986 Mexico World Cup, how …

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Injuries take their toll on fantasy managers

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It proved to be a frustrating week for fantasy managers, with a smattering of injuries ensuring a vast majority of scores failed to live up to the lofty expectations of recent weeks. With Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero already out injured many turned to Harry Kane to captain and earn double points, but disappointment followed as the England striker limped out …

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League of Legends taking shape with nine games remaining

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The Premier League is entering the business end of the season and the table is beginning to take shape, something that is reflected in SBC’s League of Legends where fantasy managers are set for one final push as they search for the summit. In the latest round of fixtures Swansea City continued the great escape under Carlos Carvalhal, climbing up …

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Bodog – Expanding its global presence with unique sponsorships

International online gaming brand Bodog recently signed to be a master sponsor of the Copa do Brasil in a seven figure dollar deal. The competition is the most significant club competition in the region – similar to the FA Cup in the UK. Bodog already has a long history of major sponsorships in Europe with English Premier League clubs like …

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Theo Walcott hits form to light up League of Legends

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Gameweek 25 of the Premier League saw another raft of midweek fixtures thrown into the mix, providing a number of eye catching results. Swansea kicked things off with a 3-1 victory over Arsenal, following up on their 1-0 triumph of Liverpool, at the Liberty Stadium. Bournemouth’s thumping 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge was the pick of Wednesday’s results, while Tottenham …

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Can VAR and in-play betting coexist?

Although many within football have been reluctant to embrace the use of Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR), with it now confirmed for this Summer’s World Cup, it appears increasingly likely that VAR will become a permanent fixture in the game. Nonetheless, the question still remains over whether the technology, which will be utilised in tonight’s Carabao Cup Semi-Final second leg between Arsenal …

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Aguero in triple delight for fantasy managers

The latest gameweek of the Premier League has come to end, with Swansea City’s game plan executed perfectly to crash Liverpool back down to earth, following the euphoria of ending the long unbeaten run of Manchester City. Fantasy managers within SBC’s League of Legends were left ruing decisions to stock up on players of the Anfield based outfit, however, Pep …

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SBC’s on the ball: Hartlepool United, Qatar 2022 and the English Football League

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at financial trouble for Hartlepool United as well as plans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. ____________________ Iran could assist Qatar with 2022 World Cup hosting It was always expected that when the 2022 …

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Ladbrokes: Bookies embracing the transfer rumour mill

Ladbrokes have priced up a whole host of potential replacements for the seemingly exit-bound Philippe Coutinho, and Man United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan is among the favourites. The bookies have suspended betting on Coutinho’s next destination, and 4/1 says Mkhitaryan replaces him at Anfield. Real Madrid ace Dani Ceballos remains the 6/4 favourite to make a move ahead of Leon Goretzka (9/4) …

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All change at the top of the League of Legends

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An eventful Premier League gameweek 18 is now behind us, with Spurs losing ground in the race for the Champions League courtesy of defeat at Manchester City, and the revivals of both West Ham United and Everton still in full swing. In the SBC League of Legends, unlike England’s top flight, it is very tight at the top and we …

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