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Sky Bet pulls Commentator Bingo market following Twitter backlash

Sky Bet terminated its novelty ‘Commentator Bingo’ betting market ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash between Manchester United vs Liverpool after Twitter users highlighted a number of concerns.  The novelty market allowed punters to bet on the ‘exact words and phrases’ used by Sky Football matchday commentators Martin Tyler, Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher. Twitter users expressed their disbelief that …

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William Hill and Flutter top GambleAware Q1-Q3 donors

GambleAware has released its donor list for the first three quarters of 2020, with William Hill topping the list, followed by Flutter Entertainment and bet365. Publishing its industry donation figures for 1 April – 30 December 2020, GambleAware revealed that William Hill made a pledge of £1.04 million, with £540,000 donated. Following William Hill was Flutter Entertainment – the holding …

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Betway extends partnership with BLAST Premier

Esports tournament organiser BLAST Premier and global online gambling operator Betway have agreed to extend their existing partnership by one year. The partnership between Betway and BLAST has already been in existence for two years. It has seen the firms cooperate on BLAST Premier, as well as team up in May of this year for the grassroots BLAST Rising and …

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Betway nets #SGWeek2020 highest weekend coverage

Betway has hosted its most impactful and effective ‘Safer Gambling Week ‘(#SGWeek2020), driving the cross-industry initiative’s responsible gambling messages across its entire sponsorship portfolio. Working alongside its principal partners of West Ham United and racing’s All-Weather Championship, Betway ensured that #SGWeek2020 (19-25 November) secured its highest coverage amongst UK sports fans. On Sunday, #SGWeek2020 branding was displayed on West Ham …

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Rome TAR court upholds operator appeals on ‘denied extensions’

Italian online gambling incumbents have received some welcome news as Rome’s Lazio TAR Administrative Court sides with Betway, Sportpesa, Nexigames and Snaitech in their appeals against Italy’s ADM Customs and Monopolies Agency. The operators had lodged separate TAR appeals against the ADM, as the regulatory body had failed to provide assurances that they would be able to reapply for licensing extensions. …

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Betway upgrades in-play capacity with Betgenius deal extension

Genius Sports has signed a long-term contract extension with Betway, which will see it continue as the operator’s lead supplier of sportsbook data, content and market trading provisions. Expanding an existing partnership arrangement, Betway will have its in-play markets upgraded by Betgenius’ in-play software, offering the highest quality of live content and reliability of live data across all major sports …

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Foreign operators seek ADM reassurances on licensing extensions

Italy’s ADM customs and monopolies agency faces a series of legal battles with foreign-based online gambling operators unless Italy’s government provides reassurances to operators allowing for licence extensions.  Confusion reigns within Italian igaming, following the Senate’s refusal to review two separate appeals to extend online betting, casino and bingo concessions for a further 18-months up to December 2022.   Legal certainty …

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Gamesys among top H1 donors to GambleAware

Gamesys has topped the list of donations made to industry charity GambleAware after figures showed the online operator group donated a total of £450,000. Publishing its industry donation figures for 1 April – 30 September 2020, GambleAware revealed that it had received a total of £2,286,000 in contributions from the industry, not taking regulatory settlements into account. Betway was the …

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Betway puts new spin on Kevin Pietersen partnership

Online operator Betway has extended its partnership with Kevin Pietersen, which will see the Ashes winning batsman continue as a brand ambassador until 2023. Retaining his role as Official Global Cricket and Brand Ambassador for Betway, Pietersen will share his experience, knowledge and opinion on world cricket through bespoke content and behind-the-scenes access. Paul Adkins, Marketing and Operations Director at …

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Betway extends CWI deal until 2022

Betway has secured an extension to its worldwide betting partnership with Cricket West Indies (CWI) which will run until 2022. The renewed agreement will see Betway continue as the official betting partner of CWI, with pitch and broadcast presence at all men’s and women’s International Home Series matches. Commenting on the agreement, Anthony Werkman, Betway CEO, said: “Cricket is a …

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