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HBF survey highlights areas for improvement in the industry

A Horseracing Bettors Forum (HBF) survey published earlier this week has identified a number of factors which set out the ways the horseracing industry and associated betting activities can be improved. The survey, which received 1024 responses, was created to gain a cross-sectional view of the racing industry from bettors with the hope of using the survey to prioritise future …

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UK government moves to implement new ‘duty of care’ tech policy

Working with the Home Office, The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sports (DCMS) has today published it’s joint  ‘Online Harms White Paper’ – outlining the UK government’s intent on better monitoring and regulating all UK digital enterprises. Propositioned last May, the UK government intends to put forward a ‘duty of care mandate’ for all technology/digital incumbents ensuring consumer safety …

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Gunn Merete Paulsen: Lotteritilsynet will continue its toughest stance against remote actors

Speaking to national media, Gunn Merete Paulsen, Director General of Lotteritilsynet – Norway’s gambling authority – has stated that the government’s tougher stance against foreign betting operators is working. Presenting Lotteritilsynet’s annual report, Paulsen details that in 2018 Norway saw its first decrease in remote gambling interactions/engagements following years of growth. Tougher measures introduced by the government including remote gambling payment …

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Facebook restructures sports division for critical 2019

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Entering 2019, social media giant Facebook has moved to restructure its global sports division, which will be led by former NBA executive Dan Reed as Vice President of Global Sports/Media Partnerships. Facebook has previously stated its intent on growing exclusive sports partnerships and content, as the social media platform has reached peak user saturation. Furthermore, Facebook leadership has previously outlined …

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Danish regulator issues crackdown on illegal gambling sites

Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden has ordered local internet service providers (ISPs) to block 18 sites found to be in violation of the Danish Act on Gambling. This was just one of the key outcomes from a report based on three web searches conducted by Spillemyndigheden through December 2018 to identify those operating without the required licence from the Danish Gambling Authority. …

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6 of the Best – Revolver Gaming’s Ryan Lazarus

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Ryan Lazarus, Chief Executive Officer of Revolver Gaming. Continue reading to discover music and move dilemmas, high hopes for a Premier League side to end a long barren spell and what is described as “nothing better or more refreshing”. Best Holiday Snowboarding – nothing better or more refreshing and fun, than merging …

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Aaron Duckmanton: Grabyo – What you don’t know about video!

Marketing in disrupted times, all sectors appear to have fallen in love with video. Yet it remains a tentative marketing vertical for betting incumbents. Aaron Duckmanton, Head Of Marketing & Content at real-time video editing technology Grabyo, puts the industry straight on Video dynamics… Pay attention, please! __________________ SBC: Hi Aaron, thanks for the interview. As a medium, how has …

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Oryx Gaming set to acquired by Breaking Data Corp in €7.5m deal

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GIVEMESPORT owners Breaking Data Corp has revealed plans to make a strategic manoeuvre into the betting and gaming world, via the strategic acquisition of Oryx Gaming for €7.5m. Renaming the firm Bragg Gaming Group upon completion, ex-NetPlay TV Chief Financial Officer Akshay Kumar is set to be brought in to occupy a similar role, as Breaking Data plans to leverage …

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La Liga aims to become India’s most popular football league with new Facebook partnership

La Liga has chosen to partner with Facebook, as Spain’s top flight football league seeks to significantly expand its profile within the Indian sub-continent. Beginning this weekend, La Liga will stream all season 2018/19 matches (total 380 matches) on Facebook’s social media platform, making its content available to audiences in India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. …

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Eleven Sports enhances UK streaming capabilities with Facebook

New player in the UK sports broadcasting ecosystem, Eleven Sports has unveiled an innovative new streaming deal with Facebook that will see the social media site, become Eleven’s free-to-air partner in the UK and Ireland. The newly formed partnership means that on a weekly basis, at least one match per week from both La Liga and Serie A will be …

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