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bwin renews legacy partnership with Euroleague Basketball

Euroleague, the most prestigious European club basketball competition has confirmed that GVC Holdings online sportsbook subsidiary bwin will continue to serve as the official betting partner for its Greek, Spanish and Italian match-day coverage. Updating the media, Euroleague confirms that bwin has extended its existing partnership for a further three seasons, with the betting brand securing heightened exposure within Greek …

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Hall of Fame ‘perfect finish’ to successful Betting on Sports

Hall of Fame

The third Sports Betting Hall of Fame evening at the spectacular Natural History Museum has been hailed as the perfect conclusion to last week’s hugely successful Betting on Sports 2018. Set against the stunning backdrop of London’s Natural History Museum and hosted by former Sky Sports favourite Kirsty Gallacher, the awards saw five industry legends recognised for their tremendous contributions to the world of …

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FC Cologne partners with bwin ready for promotion push

German sports betting operator, bwin has announced it will be the exclusive sports betting partner of FC Cologne from the 2018/19 season. The contract is initially for three years, running until the end of the Bundesliga 2020/2021 season. As an exclusive sports betting partner, bwin will be visible on TV via the three channels/networks with relevant broadcast rights. In addition …

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Enlarged digital capacity sees GVC publish strong H1 2018 guidance

The governance of FTSE100 GVC Holdings has today published an ‘H1 2018 Post Close Trading Update’ outlining the firm’s enlarged capacity/performance, having completed the acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral last March. The pro-forma guidance reports ‘positive growth trends’ across its core metrics and KPIs, as the enlarged operator reports a +8% increase in Group NGR during H1 2018. The enlarged FTSE …

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EML Payments enters multi-year GVC agreement

Payment services provider EML Payments has entered into a multi-year agreement with GVC Holdings. The deal is for the provision of branded reloadable cards for GVC’s online gaming brands. The FTSE250 gambling group’s customers can use the cards to immediately access their winnings and remit funds back into their gaming account. GVC operates in more than 20 regulated jurisdictions and …

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RISQ appoints Julian Borg-Barthet as commercial lead

Industry risk management and jackpot insurance firm RISQ has moved to strengthen its commercial arm confirming the appointment of Julian Borg-Barthet as new Business Development Director. Borg-Barthet joins RISQ senior management team, from gambling regulatory compliance and auditing firm NMi-Gaming, where he led commercial divisions for a period of seven years, until the firm recent acquisition by Gaming Labs International …

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Three new members announced for Sports Betting Hall of Fame

Nominations have opened for the latest inductees to the Sports Betting Hall of Fame, which recognises those people who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry. In a revamped ceremony, this year’s Hall of Famers will be recognised at a lavish event held at the prestigious National History Museum (Thursday 20 September) during Betting on Sports Week. This year …

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GVC recruits RISQ as group jackpot betting lead

FTSE250 gambling group GVC Holdings has confirmed that industry risk-management and insurance specialist RISQ will act as lead betting jackpot supplier for its online betting properties. Updating the market, GVC will move to enhance its betting promotions with RISQ B2B Jackpot solutions. The partnership has begun with RISQ acting as lead insurer of GVC’s European sportsbook Bwin’s World Cup 2018 …

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Hand of Gold … bwin unveils Maradona’s Millions promotion

With World Cup fever reaching boiling point, bwin has teamed with Argentinian icon, Diego Maradona to offer its biggest ever jackpot promotion, ‘Maradona’s Millions’, with a staggering prize of up to £5 million up for grabs. The promotion ties-in with the bwin’s blockbuster ‘Who Stole the Cup’ campaign, which as well as starring the Argentinian legend, also features football royalty, Cafu, …

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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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