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GVC Holdings positive on 2016 as all brands report revenue growth

Presenting its first London FTSE market update, GVC Holdings Plc described 2015 as a “momentous year for the company”, having completed its acquisition of bwin.party Entertainment assets in December 2015 (deal officially closed 1 February). Reporting on full-year 2015 results (period ending 31 December), GVC recorded a 10% increase in Net Gaming Revenues (NGR) to €248 million. GVC governance was …

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How League of Legends is set to eclipse the Champions League winner market

The rise of esports has been little short of explosive in the past year and real money wagering is following suit. The bookmaker bwin, which began offering esports markets in June 2015, has seen a huge rise in these markets in 2016. Betting on League of Legends, which equates to 69% of its esports betting, is expected to surpass the Champions …

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Teufelberger & Bodner face Austrian corruption charges relating to Turkish licence bribery

Austrian news sources have reported that former Bwin leaders Manfred Bodner and Norbert Teufelberger are facing charges of bribery relating to the firm’s 2007 application for a sports betting licence for Turkey. The former Bwin executives have been accused by a Vienna public prosecutor of paying €2.25 million in order to bribe Turkish officials. Bodner and Teufelberger are set to …

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Scott Longley – Hold Tight! GVC’s rollercoaster road ahead…

Having completed its takeover bwin.party Entertainment , Scott Longley asses the betting operators next steps as the new merged outfit targets a FTSE 250 listing. As the firm’s governance and leadership begins to execute the first steps of its integration plan, Longley details what may be the betting sectors most interesting merger.  ________________________ It didn’t take long for GVC to …

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New Jersey regulators allow bwin.party services under GVC ownership

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) has cleared bwin.party Entertainment to continue to operate online gambling services (online poker and casino) under the ownership of GVC Holdings (GVC). GVC who have cleared all regulatory conditions to takeover bwin.party, are in the process of transferring the operators New Jersey license to its new enterprise. NJDGE will allow bwin.party to …

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bwin.party boosts mobile performance with Element Wave

Mobile marketing technology and service provider Element Wave has released an in-depth case study from its ongoing partnership with bwin.party. The partnership has involved Element Wave managing all mobile activities across 15 of bwin.party’s native mobile apps across various countries and labels. Over the past 15 months, Element Wave has been working closely with bwin.party’s CRM team to help create value and drive engagement …

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Bet365 retains Best Bookmaker title at Betting on Football Awards

Bet365 was named Best Bookmaker for the second year running at the Betting on Football Awards last night. The Stoke-based bookmaker beat off strong competition from rivals Sky Bet and Unibet to pick up the title. Sky Bet didn’t go home empty handed though. The firm picked up awards for Best Mobile Bookmaker and Best Sponsorship Partnership for its work …

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BetVictor extends partnership with Chelsea-themed game

BetVictor has been making the most of its association with Premier League Champions Chelsea Football Club by launching a new product featuring the club’s branding, The bookmaker is billing the new game as the world’s first Premier League football club-branded online slot and features some of the reigning champions’ greatest players, while its soundtrack recreates the famous Stamford Bridge atmosphere. …

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Finalists announced for Betting on Football Awards #bofawards

The finalists have been announced for next week’s Betting on Football Awards, hosted by SBC at the Playboy Club. The main Football Bookmaker of the Year award will be a three way fight between last year’s winners Bet365, Sky Bet and Unibet. It is the second year of the Betting on Football Awards and the winners of each of the …

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Bet365 leads the way with bettingexpert.com tipsters

Bet365 was the standout bookmaker for bettingexpert.com’s community of tipsters during October. Of the 97,970 tips placed during the month, the Stoke-based bookmaker was selected as the preferred operator for a huge 19.1% of them, considerably higher than second placed Unibet which was selected 12.1% of the time. However Unibet was also far clear of third placed 188bet, which had …

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