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Check please… Degree 53 publishes Age ID ‘UX Review’

Industry design, innovation and software development agency Degree 53 has published its latest ‘UX Review’ focusing on evaluating the impact of new age and identity verification processes, enforced by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) in May this year. The report assesses how incumbents have approached the challenge of adjusting/addressing to the UKGC’s customer age verification requirements from a customer UX …

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Oddschecker reports boost in betting volume for H2

Sports betting affiliate and media portal Oddschecker has seen volume of bets placed on its site jump by 20 per cent since last year, as explained in its H2 results.  As published in the results, activity on the Oddschecker platform has grown, with activity on mobile and desktop products for both football and racing has seen a 23 per cent …

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Lord Chadlington leads UK Top-5 committee overseeing ‘responsibility expenditure’

GVC Holdings has this morning communicated that the UK’s ‘five leading betting operators – bet365, GVC, Flutter Entertainment, Sky Bet and William Hill – will establish an ‘independent committee’ recommending ‘how to best administer funds’ attached to safer gambling initiatives. Leadership of the betting operators’ have tasked Lord Chadlington (Peter Selwyn Gummer), a vocal campaigner on safer gambling measures, to chair …

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Rightlander appoints Brand Architects to deliver first Marcom strategy

Fast growth industry marketing compliance software Rightlander has hired gambling brand development agency Brand Architects to enhance its profile within the global gambling sector. Founded in 2017 by player acquisition expert Ian Sims, Rightlander has become the ‘go-to’ compliance tool for gaming’s diverse marketing stakeholders (operators, affiliate, agencies etc). In its mission statement, Rightlander seeks to deliver igaming/betting marketing incumbents …

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Atemi boosts UK presence with 5 Star Traffic acquisition

Ahead of a rumoured initial public offering (IPO), online gaming affiliate Atemi has confirmed that it has taken over UK casino affiliate 5 Star Traffic.  Under the terms of the acquisition, which have not yet been disclosed, Atemi seeks to strengthen its UK presence via the acquisition after purchasing 100 per cent of the outstanding shares of 5 Star Traffic.  …

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bet365 secures deep integration with Racing Post mobile

The Racing Post has announced that it will integrate bet365 wagering markets across its free iOS mobile app and mobile website. The integration will allow readers to place bets on horseracing and greyhounds with bet365 without leaving the Racing Post app. bet365 becomes the latest bookmaker to integrate into Racing Post mobile inventory, joining William Hill, Ladbrokes, Coral and Paddy Power. Racing Post details the …

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Dettori fans causing rethink on bet liabilities

After continuing his streak of summer successes at Sandown this weekend, Frankie Dettori has forced UK bookmakers to rethink their strategy on Dettori-accumulators, resulting in a number of bookmakers deciding to limit punters’ stakes on the champion jockey or insist on some legs be settled on SP only.  Speaking on Luck on Sunday, Ladbrokes Coral PR Director Simon Clare defended …

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Allee named bettingexpert.com’s World Tipster Champion

German tipster, Allee, has been named World Tipster Champion 2019 as part of an annual competition run by Better Collective’s flagship tipster network, bettingexpert.com. The annual competition, sponsored by Bet365, monitors the best tipsters across Bettingexpert’s different language portals, with allee awarded a cheque of €10,000. World Tipster Champion 2019, allee celebrated the accolade: “Being the World Tipster Champion is a dream …

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Jeremy Wright – ‘This is not the end of the conversation on problem gambling’

Addressing the House of Commons this afternoon, Jeremy Wright – UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport – said that the government is still reviewing the option of introducing a ‘mandatory levy’ to help national health stakeholders raise funds and resources for tackling problem gambling harms. Wright has acknowledged the ‘commitment of increased funding’ pledged this morning by leading …

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UK Top 5 commits to ‘clear responsibilities’ on problem gambling support

Advancing UK betting’s social responsibility agenda, bet365, William Hill, Flutter Entertainment, Sky Betting & Gaming and GVC Holdings have this morning committed to a ‘package of safer gambling measures and support for problem gamblers’. The ‘UK Top 5’ directive follows discussions with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on social and safer gambling responsibilities. The package of …

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