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Bwin to sell its social business at a €7m loss

Bwin.Party is close to selling its social gaming business and is in continuing merger talks with other parties. In a pre-close trading update, the firm revealed that it is in ‘active discussions’ regarding the sale of Win, the group’s social gaming business, and that it expects to make a further announcement shortly. The company had announced a huge expansion into …

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New bwin app allows quick dives into blackjack

European sportsbook bwin has released what it describes as a ground-breaking update to its mobile betting offer. Available on both iOS and Android devices, the new app is the first sports betting app to be ‘truly’ designed around users’ fingertips, delivering an ‘intuitive interface with innovative gesture-based controls’. Dynamic navigation brings instant access to a wealth of sports, leagues and …

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Risky business – why investors should beware grey market operators

Scott Longley, editorial director at Regulus Insights, analyses the concept of risk for dotcom operators and their investors. The 9% share price fall that prompted Playtech to issue a stock exchange statement late last week was only the most recent example of how listed gambling companies suffer more than most from the financial market phenomenon of risk on/risk off. This …

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Appeal against licensing proceedings supsension fails

An appeal by the German state of Hesse against the suspension of the gambling licensing procedures has failed at the Higher Administrative Court Kassel. The Hesse Ministry of the Interior and Sport had been instrumental in issuing the 20 licences under the Interstate Treaty on Gambling, but some of the operators who didn’t get a licence have appealed against the …

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BWin expands Italian media coverage

Bwin.party sports betting brand BWin.com, announced that it had agreed three high coverage media deals for Italy, as the operator looks to expand its presence in the region. BWin will aim to ramp up brand coverage in the coming months, focusing on  Serie A football programming. The operator revealed that it had renewed its broadcast partnership with Mediaset Premium, which …

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Bwin sportsbook picks up the slack

Bwin.party has reported a mixed quarter, with sportsbook performance filling in for a drop in poker and casino business. The company revealed that, since the end of June, volumes and gross win margins from the FIFA World Cup have been strong and overall the tournament performance has been in-line with management’s expectations Bwin’s sports betting operation in Italy became the …

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Bwin plans mobile push with new casino content

bwin.party have announced a set of major upgrades to its app services for sports betting brand Bwin. The Bwin Sports betting app will now feature a selection of popular casino games as the operator looks to optimise it mobile product offering for the Bwin brand. In Q1 2014, bwin.party management had announced that the operator would look to refine it …

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Betting on Football feature: A history of shirt sponsorship in football

With the announcement of Manchester United’s record breaking initial £44.75m per year shirt deal with Chevrolet, a time when teams played without commercial association in just their club’s colours seems a world away from the modern game. You needn’t look back far however; it was not until 1977 that the FA lifted their official ban on kit sponsorship and today …

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Bwin End Real Madrid Shirt Sponsorship

European gaming operator Bwin has announced that it has chosen not to renew its club shirt sponsorship of nine time European Cup winner Real Madrid. Bwin instead will choose to become Real Madrid online gaming and digital partner, forming a business relationship at a smaller scale than their current agreement. Bwin’s sponsorship of Real Madrid has seen them sponsor the …

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BWin Renews MotoGP Sponsorship

European gaming giant BWin has further extended its sponsorship of MotoGP World Championship for a further two years. The extended agreement between the two parties, which commenced in 2004, will continue to run until 2015 and will see the BWin remain as a key sponsor for upcoming races in the MotoGP calendar. The MotoGP Championship calendar has currently eighteen races …

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