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Eduardo Saverin backing Jumio stalking horse

Ex-Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin is backing a body hoping to purchase embattled identity and user verification provider Jumio, pledging a reported $3.7 million towards financing its ongoing operations. Jumio, which has igaming/betting clients including Betfair and Mr Green, had entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings allowing for US high courts to manage its assets. Issuing its Chapter 11 filing, Jumio management claimed …

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Neymar & Ronaldo launch PokerStars’ biggest social media campaign

Amaya Inc igaming brand PokerStars has announced the launch of its biggest ever social media campaign. The campaign will feature global football stars and official PokerStars brand ambassadors Neymar (Brazil/FC Barcelona) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Real Madrid) alongside Ronaldo Luís Nazário (former Brazil/Real Madrid and FC Barcelona player) The Facebook partnership team announced that the exclusive PokerStars advertisements would be released …

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Darren Moore: Betting Gods provides ‘profitable, reliable and consistent tipsters’

Darren Moore, founder of tipping website Betting Gods, explains how a focus on quality means that its customers remain happy and its tipsters remain at the top of their game. SBC: What does the Betting Gods service provide that sets you apart from the competition? We feel we’re more personal than most of the big tipster networks out there, with …

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666Bet back up as Gambling Commission issues update

The Gambling Commission has issued  a statement containing information is for consumers and businesses who have transacted with Metro Play Limited trading as www.metroplay.com and www.666bet.com. What is the current situation on customer withdrawals from Metroplay and 666Bet? The Commission understands the current position to be: Metroplay casino customers:   Website is live. Facility available for customers to request withdrawals. Customer …

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Paris Hilton fronts new bgo UK advertising campaign

UK focused igaming operator bgo Entertainment has announced that reality TV star, DJ and billionaire heiress Paris Hilton is set to front its new UK TV advertising campaign. Hilton will promote BGO.com online casino services alongside long-time BGO sponsored celebrity Verne Troyer, best-known as Mini-Me from the Austin Powers movies. The operator’s new UK advertising campaign is set to go …

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Zynga terminates bwin.party ZyngaPlus RMG products

San Francisco based social games developer has officially closed its ZyngaPlus casino and poker real money gaming (RMG) products. The closures of its products sees the termination of its joint partnership with igaming operator bwin.party, which aimed to create and promote RMG Zynga products on social media verticals. Zynga management sent the following communication to existing RMG players “We are …

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Casinofloor.com goes to Rio

Online casino www.casinofloor.com has recruited Premier League footballer and former England Captain Rio Ferdinand to its team. Casinofloor MD Jack Mizel said: “This has been a long time in the planning and we’re very excited that this day is finally here. We are delighted to have such a world renowned sporting icon join our team.” Ferdinand added: “I’m really excited …

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Sportingbet gets in the Facebook

Sportingbet has recently gone live with Wikibetting’s Facebook Application that allows users to bet on a peer to peer level using fake currency. Users have the ability to challenge friends within Facebook based on different Football events, apply the odds, and propose the wagered amount. The bookmaker believes that this is a great way for Sportingbet to tap into a …

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bwin.party & Nordeus launch Sportster social betting game on Facebook

bwin.party announced its latest venture into the social gaming market with the launch of social sports betting game, “Sportster – Bet and Win”. The Facebook based social  game was developed in a collaboration between social games developer Nordeus and bwin.party’s social gaming development studio Win. At present the game does not allow for real money transactions, as players compete for …

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Spike in customer acquisition via social network

Facebook

Online gaming strategy specialist ThinkGaming has reported an increase in the number of gaming companies using Facebook and Twitter to generate new customer acquisitions. The Jersey-based consultancy states that, due to major advancements, more and more gaming companies are reaping the benefits of the advanced tactics provided by the social media sites and are launching new mobile app suite products …

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