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Oddschecker: Assessing an extraordinary Russian World Cup

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France have prevailed for their second World Cup triumph, England surpassed expectations into fourth and big names exited early, as attention quickly turns to the upcoming domestic football season, Oddschecker is casting its eyes back to an incredible four weeks in Russia. A total of 166 goals spread over 64 games, including 22 penalties (six missed) in normal time and …

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The fine art of pricing a penalty shootout

As the nation prepares for England’s first World Cup semi-final since Italia 90, England fans frantically hope that the anxiety of the Colombia game isn’t replicated and Southgate’s side win in 90 minutes. However, should England’s fate see them head to spot kicks tonight, we take a look at the challenges that are presented to a trader as they look …

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Tech focus sees bet365 expand its Manchester footprint

Online operator bet365 has unveiled plans to expand its Manchester footprint, creating 100 new tech jobs in the region. The company has detailed that it will look to maximise the city’s vibrant graduate culture when it comes to employment for its new offices, which will be based in Spring Gardens. Warren Hughes, head of systems development for bet365 in Manchester, …

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Cherry AB secures licence for tough Polish sports betting market

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Cherry AB has confirmed that it has secured a Polish sports betting licence, granted by the nation’s Ministry of Finance. The Stockholm enterprise becomes the ninth gambling operator to secure a sports betting licence under the terms of Poland’s amended (2017) ‘Gambling Law’. Complying with the mandate of Poland’s new gambling regime, Cherry …

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Oddschecker’s World Cup story thus far

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The business end of the World Cup is well and truly underway, with one slip in the knockout rounds holding the possibility between crucial progression and a disappointing flight home. As everyone’s gaze focuses straight ahead however, Oddschecker have been busy looking back at the last fortnight of football, which saw an exciting group stage of 48 games have 122 …

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Oddschecker: Interesting trends amidst Royal Ascot breakdown

Royal Ascot arrived last week amidst its usual fanfare, as people flocked in their droves to the Berkshire racecourse for what Oddschecker describes as “a fairly standard affair” on the face of it, with the trend of the previous two year continuing with seven winning favourites. From a margin perspective it is detailed bookies enjoyed a successful week, with Friday’s …

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Oddschecker reveals evolution in consumption of sport

As the dust settles on another enthralling Premier League campaign, Oddschecker has broken down the season’s key themes with specific reference to how they do and could impact operators. As part of its extensive research, Oddschecker detailed that the consumption of live sport in its entirety is “waning”. Echoing the sentiment of the NBA commissioner, who had previously outlined: “The …

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Mark Bird GBGB: Greyhound racing cannot fix welfare issues without increased bookmaker funding

Mark Bird the MD of the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has penned an open letter to Paul Darling, Chairman of the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) and Clive Hawkswood, leader of the Remote Gambling Association (RGA), urging the industry figureheads to support further funding measures for sustaining UK greyhound racing. Bird states that greyhound racing faces a funding …

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GVC may face battle to pass pay deals at AGM

The Board at GVC may face a battle to pass two resolutions at its AGM next week regarding executive pay after shareholders were advised to vote against the proposals. GVC, which operates the betting brands Ladbrokes, Coral & bwin, intends to award CEO Kenny Alexander and chairman Larry Feldman huge share option packages, worth £45m and £22.5m respectively since 2016. While …

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bet365 confirms Malta expansion but slams ‘wholly inaccurate’ reports

The governance of bet365 has confirmed that it will open a new operations-led office in Malta, but has downplayed weekend news as ‘inaccurate speculation’ regarding its motives. The stoke-based enterprise, responded to an article published by The Sunday Times of Malta, detailing that bet365 would move some 1,000 Gibraltar employees to Malta, as it prepares for Brexit impacts. For its …

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