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Villa nets OB Sports as EPL sleeve sponsor

Aston Villa has designated Asian markets sportsbook OB Sports as a new principal partner and sponsors of its shirt sleeve for the upcoming 2021/2022 Premier League football season. Under the terms of the sponsorship, the OB Sports brand logo will adorn the sleeve of Aston Villa’s new 2021/22 kits for the first team playing squad at all home and away fixtures, …

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BGC highlights UK casinos ‘community response’ under lockdown orders

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) continues to pressure the government on delivering clarity to the UK casino sector and its workforce, following the disappointing news that casino venues will not be allowed to reopen this July. Branded in the same category as nightclubs, England’s casino venues were told to remain in lockdown, and given no indication as to their …

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UKGC hosts tech expert meeting on safer gambling


The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has hosted a two-day meeting between industry executives and technology experts, seeking to make progress on the development of a ‘single industry-wide solution’ reducing gambling harms. Forming a ‘single customer view’ of UK gambling has been previously outlined as a major strategic initiative of the UKGC’s ongoing ‘National Strategy’ regulating the UK gambling incumbents The …

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Chetu strengthens UK presence with Birmingham office

US-based software solutions provider Chetu has strengthened its European presence after opening its newest office in Birmingham, England. The new office will act as the headquarters for the supplier’s European and Middle Eastern markets, supporting Chetu’s European marketing team as well as the company’s expanded sales team of UK-based national account managers. Serving as Chetu’s second office in Europe – …

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ECB proposals “another addition to an already packed marketplace”

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The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) forwarded proposals for a new 100-ball cricket format last week, which it is fair to say had received very mixed reactions worldwide. Encapsulating fifteen traditional six-ball overs and a final ten-ball over, meaning it will be twenty deliveries shorter than the ever growing Twenty20 (T20) format, plans would see an eight team city …

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UKGC – Betwatch bids to make Birmingham bookmakers a safer place

As part of a new Betwatch scheme to make Birmingham bookmakers a safer place, five people have been banned from 24 betting shops across Birmingham City Centre. Launched 18 months ago, Betwatch is a partnership between the Gambling Commission, the police, local council and bookmakers designed to tackle localised anti-social and criminal behaviour in and around betting shops. Betwatch issued …

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Storm Gaming gains funding round from Intrinsic Equity

Independent digital retail gaming content supplier Storm Gaming Technology (Storm Gaming), has confirmed that it has received venture financing from Birmingham-based investment firm Intrinsic Equity. Storm Gaming management declared that the funding would be used to develop the firm’s current gaming portfolio. To date Telford-based Storm Gaming services circa 5,000 games installed in pubs, bars, clubs and arcades within the …

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Bodog becomes Official Asian Betting Partner for Aston Villa

Aston Villa Football Club has announced that Bodog will join its roster of partners for the 2016/17 season. Bodog is currently not granted marketing rights outside of Asia, but they will become the exclusive Official Asian Betting Partner for the Championship club. Bodog is the latest addition to the list of betting partners at the Birmingham based club. Just last …

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EnergyBet secures Aston Villa UK & Europe betting partnership

Birmingham Championship football club Aston Villa FC has confirmed EnergyBet as its official UK and Europe betting partner for season 2016/17. Announcing its partnership with the Villians, the soon to launch EnergyBet brand will receive high visibility match day coverage throughout Villa Park stadium (capacity – 42,000).  The EnergyBet brand will receive additional coverage on Aston Villa’s digital and social …

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