Tag Archives: English Football League.

BGC praises ‘whistle to whistle’ impact as football season resumes

As the English football season gets underway tonight, TV betting adverts will not be shown during live sport before the 9pm watershed. The resumption of the Premier League and English Football League will see hundreds of matches shown live on Sky TV and BT Sport. But due to the ‘whistle to whistle ban’, introduced by the Betting and Gaming Council …

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EFL continues mental health support by backing Mind campaign

The English Football League (EFL) has extended its partnership with Mind (Mind.org.uk), continuing support for the mental health charity’s flagship ‘On Your Side’ campaign. Operating since 2012, Mind seeks to raise funds improving UK support networks and volunteer training programmes tackling the complexities of mental health issues and its impacts on victims’ families, friends and communities. Partnering with the EFL in 2018, …

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Middlesbrough signs up in support of #RGWeek19

English Football League (EFL) Championship club Middlesbrough has signed up to support  Responsible Gambling Week 2019, a public campaign attempting to trigger a national conversation about what it means to gamble responsibly. As a result of this announcement, Responsible Gambling Week 2019, which takes place from 7 November to 13 November with the hashtag #RGWeek19, will now see the support …

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EFL survey: 71% of fans comfortable with gambling sponsorship

More than two thirds of EFL supporters believe that gambling companies’ involvement in the football league is acceptable, according to a survey of more than 27,000 fans.  Furthermore, 62 per cent of fans stated their belief that the gambling industry’s involvement in football was acceptable with suitable safeguards to protect the young and problem gamblers.  Over half of supporters surveyed …

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EPIC Risk Management: Uniting the industry for harm minimisation

EPIC Risk Management is the UK’s leading independent gambling harm minimisation consultancy, placing its key focus on the highest prevalent sectors. EPIC identifies and reduces the brand, reputational, financial and human risks caused by gambling in the workplace. The firm’s Business Development Manager Mark Potter spoke to SBC about EPIC’s calculated strategy when it comes to increasing education around problem …

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SBC’s On The Ball – Wembley sale moves a step closer

This edition of ‘On The Ball’ looks at the digital growth of Manchester United, the potential sale of Wembley stadium moving a step closer and a significant rule change for next season’s Champions League. Uninspiring performances not hampering Manchester United’s digital growth Despite a turbulent period on the pitch, Manchester United reported record revenue of £590m for the 12 month …

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10Bet becomes betting partner of West Bromwich Albion

Online sports betting operator 10Bet has joined forces with West Bromwich Albion, after being confirmed as the EFL (English Football League) Championship club’s official betting partner. As part of the new deal 10Bet’s new visual identity is to be prominently displayed across the West Midlands side’s kit throughout the 2018/19 season, taking pride of place on the back of the …

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10Bet enters multi-year Blackburn Rovers agreement

Online sports betting operator 10Bet has announced its has entered into partnership with Blackburn Rovers, in a move that will see the firm become the club’s official principal sponsor. Becoming main partner of the EFL (English Football League) Championship outfit, 10Bet details that it is part of an “aggressive expansion strategy” in the UK market.   Daniel Corcos, 10Bet Marketing …

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Genius Sports nets official Premier League match data licence for South Africa

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Football DataCo, the official data rights holder of all the professional football leagues in England and Scotland, has granted Genius Sports the exclusive rights to supply and sub-licence official match data and fixture lists to licensed betting operators in South Africa. The exclusive data partnership will elevate the betting opportunities for South African punters, enabling licenced betting operators throughout South …

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Ladbrokes becomes official betting partner of Monumental May

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The Vanarama National League Play-offs, or ‘Monumental May,’ has received British based betting and gambling firm Ladbrokes as its official betting partner. The partnership coincides with a brand new play-off format across The National League’s competition, which it states is “excited about the exposure it will bring.” Michael Tattersall, Chief Executive Officer of The National League, said: “We are proud …

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