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Sporting Index launches first spread betting app on Google Play Store

Updating the market, industry spread betting firm Sporting Index (Sporting Group subsidiary), has rolled out its sports spread betting app on Google Play Store, to become the first of its kind on Android (UK customers only). The recently rebranded Sporting Group has extended its digital reach following Google’s decision to drop a long-standing ban on gambling and betting apps on the …

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888 Holdings capitalises on Google policy change for Android

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888 Holdings has become one of the first operators to offer its services on Google Play after the company’s Android app store relaxed a long-standing ban on gambling and betting apps. As reported earlier in the summer, Google has changed its policy to allow gambling operators to present their real-money games on the Google Play store. The decision, which reverses …

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Google lifts gambling/betting app ban on UK Android systems

Global Tech giant Google is reported to be changing its ‘Google Play’ merchant policy allowing for gambling/betting apps to be introduced into its Android mobile systems’ store. The decision to change policy will allow gambling-related apps to be downloaded in the UK and other licensed European markets through the Google Play store for the first time in seven years. To …

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Major Shake-up! Sky changes sports subscriptions & content strategy

Ahead of the start of the 2017/18 English Premier League season (12 August), main broadcaster Sky will move to scrap its individual sports channels, with a view of streamlining its content and viewer paid subscription packages. Seeking to boost its subscriptions, the broadcaster will retire its Sky Sports Channels (1,2.3, 4 & 5) creating new ‘sports-themed’ package options for customers. Sky’s …

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Kick off…Facebook signs live content partnership with MLS & Univision

Social media giant Facebook Inc has furthered its presence within sports, by agreeing a live streaming content partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) and Spanish-language American broadcaster Univision Deportes. This weekend, Facebook executives confirmed that 22 live matches would be streamed ‘in-English’ on Univision Deportes Facebook page. Univision will support the Facebook streams by providing English commentary and ‘unique Facebook’ …

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Sports Game Changer? Google launches YouTube TV

YouTube the world’s most popular video streaming website, is set to launch its digital TV subscription service ‘YouTube TV’, initially offering US viewers access to 40 premium broadcast channels for $35 per month. Speaking to US media, Susan Wojcicki CEO of YouTube stated that its TV service would ‘lean heavily on sports content’ with viewers able to watch broadcasts of ‘pro …

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Google poaches Caesars Commercial Officer Tariq Shaukat

US tech news sources have reported that Google has hired Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) Chief Commercial Officer Tariq Shaukat to lead its enterprise division. Shaukat leaves embattled CEC following four and half years’ services, in which he oversaw group commercial and marketing activities as Chief Commercial Officer (October 2014 – May 2016) and Chief Marketing Officer (March 2012 – September 2014). Joining tech giant …

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David Chang – Betcade – The Android Challenge

Following the Beta launch of Betcade’s Android app store, SBC caught with CEO and Founder David Chang to discuss the challenges of setting up a real money marketplace for Android Users. As a mobile operating system, Android has had a difficult existence with gaming/betting apps, with users downloads restricted and non-accessible through main listings channels. Chang details to SBC readers the complex …

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