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Racing UK to show Canada’s premier horserace

The Grade One Pattison Canadian International, Canada’s showpiece event, will be shown live and free to watch on Racing UK on Sunday, when Brown Panther and Hillstar will fly the flag for Britain. The CAN $1million (c.£550,000) turf race is run over a mile and a half and has been recently dominated by European horses, with 10 of the last …

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Intertain agrees deal for €89.1m Vera&John

Canadian gaming group The Intertain Group has agreed to buy Malta-based operator Vera&John for €81m, with a potential of another €8.1 should the firm perform to certain standards. Intertain revealed that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Vera&John parent company Dumarca Holdings Limited using €44.5 million in cash and €36.5 million in common shares. The …

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Ladbrokes exits Canadian market

Ladbrokes has announced the withdrawal of its igaming and sports betting operations from the Canadian market . The operator issued a statement to Canadian players on Tuesday asking them to withdraw all funds from their accounts. Ladbrokes would no longer accept wagers or deposits from players and bank accounts registered in Canada. Canadian players have been given thirty days to …

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Canadian authorities unlikely to prosecute Paddy Power data hacker

The person responsible for stealing information relating to 649,055 Paddy Power customers is unlikely to face criminal prosecution. Instead, Canadian authorities have said the case is a civil matter and also declined to identify the individual. The Irish bookmaker said the full extent of the 2010 hacking episode became known to the company in recent months when it took legal action with the …

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Paddy Power hit by ‘historical data breach’

Paddy Power has revealed that some personal information relating to 649,055 customers was compromised during a cyber attack on their IT system four years ago. The Irish bookmaker is contacting certain clients in relation to what it deems “an historical data breach”. However, the group said no financial information or passwords were compromised in the incident and customers’ accounts are …

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Matchbook.com exits Canada

Sports betting exchange Matchbook.com, issued a statement to their Canadian player base announcing that the operator would no longer accept wagers from Canada. The betting exchange operator, has requested all Canadian players to begin to withdraw funds from their Matchbook.com accounts. In an email sent to players, the operator stated that from Wednesday the 23rd of July, it would no …

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Krantz to spearhead NetEnt’s US ambitions

Slots developer NetEnt has announced that Björn Krantz, Managing Director at Net Entertainment Malta Ltd, will lead the company’s expansion into North America. NetEnt has been closely monitoring and evaluating the developments in North America. and now believes the prerequisites and timing is right for NetEnt to intensify its efforts to enter both the United States and Canada. NetEnt’s initial …

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Ihre Consulting has Guts

Guts Affiliates, the official affiliate program for guts.com, has instructed Ihre Consulting to assist it with affiliate recruitment and assist them in growing to the next level. Guts.com targets casino players and sports bettors from many countries, but specifically Norway, Sweden, Finland, Canada, Australia, Germany and UK. They have multiple currencies, languages and 24/7 customer support in Norwegian, Swedish, English …

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History of the bitcoin – infographic

BetVIP.com, the world’s first licensed bitcoin-only sportsbook, has released an Infographic detailing the rise of the popular but controversial digital currency.

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GTECH to develop new platform for Canada

GTech Canada ULC is leading a consortium to develop a “multi-channel content application platform”. GTech Canada is a subsidiary of GTech SpA, a leading commercial lottery operator and provider of technology in regulated gaming markets, including slot machines under the SPIELO brand. GTech Canada says the new project will enable simultaneous deployment of new games across mobile, Internet and land-based …

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