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bwin launches blockbuster campaign for Russia 2018

GVC Holdings’ European sports betting subsidiary bwin, has announced the launch of its World Cup Russia 2018 multi-vertical marketing campaign ‘Who Stole the Cup?’ Continuing its ‘blockbuster approach’ to promoting its sportsbook product, bwin marketing details that ‘Who Stole the Cup?’ is the sequel to 2017’s European-wide ‘The Race’ campaign. bwin latest marketing campaign is produced by Spanish director Pedro …

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Ian Sims – Rightlander: Understanding affiliate compliance as a critical discipline…

In 2018, industry affiliate marketing programs are building up their compliance capabilities, as all-around sector advertising faces further scrutiny from regulators and wider stakeholders. SBC speaks to affiliate marketing veteran Ian Sims, the Founder and Managing Director of Rightlander compliance software. Sims details why data and tech-led dynamics are the best tools to bridge the affiliate-to-operator compliance divide.      __________________ …

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Bookmakers make a last stand to Matt Hancock warning of ‘catastrophic FOBTs consequences’

The BBC has this weekend reported that UK betting bosses have penned a letter to Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), urging the government to drop its plans of implementing a £2 wagering limit on FOBTs machines. The letter to Hancock leader of DCMS, is supported by the leadership of GVC Holdings, William Hill, Betfred, Scotbet …

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Bookmakers hurt by reports that government will back FOBTs ‘£2 Nightmare Scenario’

The UK betting industry has been impacted by fresh speculation that the government will move to implement a £2 bet limit on FOBTs machine wagering. This morning, UK news sources reported that Chancellor Phillip Hammond had accepted the parliamentary recommendations put forward by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), moving to lower FOBTs wagering levels below £10s. On Monday, The Times …

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Ladbrokes Coral appoints Noel Hamill as Group Marketing lead

UK marketing news source The Drum has reported that FTSE100 bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Plc has appointed Noel Hamill as new Group Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Hamill joins Ladbrokes Coral’s leadership team from UK mobile telecoms operator EE, where he most recently served as Managing Director of Marketing (2016-2018). Taking over CMO responsibilities, Hamill will be tasked with leading group marketing …

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High Court approval of GVC terms signals closing time on Ladbrokes Coral Plc

The High Court of England & Wales has sanctioned the outright takeover of Ladbrokes Coral Plc by GVC Holdings, clearing the deals ‘recommended offer’ for investors. GVC governance clears another final hurdle towards securing its industry-changing takeover of Ladbrokes Coral, which this March received both its investor and UK Competition & Markets (CMA) approval. Updating stakeholders, GVC details that its …

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GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral – The story so far

After securing a near majority approval of its shareholders to proceed with the proposed acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral Plc, GVC Holdings has further receivgo-aheado ahead of its investor counterparts at the FTSE100 betting  group. The transaction is now set to be forwarded on to the United Kingdom’s High Court for final judgement (target date 23 March) It has, however, been …

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GVC Holdings hits top form as Ladbrokes Coral says Yes to takeover

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FTSE-listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has achieved growth across its verticals despite undertaking significant corporate adjustments in its takeover pursuit of Ladbrokes Coral Plc. Publishing its audited full-year 2017 results (period ending 31 December), GVC records a 17% increase in group net gaming revenues (NGR) of €925 million (FY2016: €794 million). For its 2017 trading, GVC highlights the continued …

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