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Oisin Lunny: 11 key points from Mary Meeker’s mobile analysis

Oisin Lunny of OpenMarket takes us through some of the key points of the latest Mary Meeker mobile data analysis and looks at where a mobile focused business should be concentrating. For many years Mary Meeker has been a part of my professional life, particularly when I need to add context to conference presentations. Every year since the turn of …

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Chris Eaton: Match fixing has dented China & India’s football potential

Addressing the Soccerex Asian Forum in Jordan on the issues of sports corruption and match fixing, Chris Eaton Executive Director of the International Centre for Sports Security (ICSS) urged attending delegates to push for all Asian nations to adopt a “transparent, legalised, regulated and supervised sport betting, so there will be far less money to fix football or any other …

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Virtual betting sites on the up in India

The popularity of the ICC Cricket World Cup, has seen a rise in virtual betting sites targeting cricket mad Indian consumers, reports the Indian Economic Times. Whilst all forms of online sports betting remain illegal in India, Virtual sports betting sites which offer prizes and pooled jackpots offer Indian sports enthusiasts an alternative. The rising popularity of these sites has …

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Police swoop on betting racket before Assembly elections

Indian police have cracked down on a gambling racket that took bets on the outcome of elections, just as the people of Delhi were about to go to the polls to decide the make up of its governing Assembly. According to The Hindu news source, Noida Police swooped on Friday, arresting 17 people from Greater Noida’s Kulesara after a tip-off …

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Sam Cooke – Indian Super League Review – Onwards & Upwards

The inaugural Hero Indian Super League (ISL) completed its first season on December 20th. Its debut campaign was the subject of much hype, millions of pounds of investment and a host of famous names associated with it, both on and off the pitch. SBC has covered the ISL in detail, including the build up, the seeming potential, the excitement and …

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Indian football needs a ‘Soccer Sachin’

SBC News’ Sam Cooke revisits the Indian Super League after its glitzy opening weekend and notices the absence of local footballing stars. So it begins… The much anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) kicked off its debut season on Sunday at the Salt Lake Stadium in West Bengal. Atletico De Kolkata, a team subtly affiliated with Atletico Madrid, were the victors …

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Indian Super League Football – Business Potential

Starting Potential The Indian national side is currently ranked 150th in the world.  It is a nation which has produced precious few players that are known outside of their home country. Indeed Chopra was the first player of Indian origin to play in the Premiership, and the current national squad all play for Indian club sides A wise old owl …

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Titan Bet’s Russ Yershon: Time for post-World Cup retention strategies

Russ Yershon, UK sports manager for Titan Bet, believes that we have entered the most important time for bookmakers – the ‘retention window’ for the new customers attracted by the World Cup. “Brazil 2014 is over and with it the reason customers were flocking to your website. So what now? It’s just not good enough to say: “Thank you, and …

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PickLive sign with Indian lottery

Picklive Limited, operators and suppliers of next-generation fantasy sports and social gaming is delighted to announce that it has entered into an investment deal and joint venture with Indian based lottery distributor and operator, the Sugal & Damani Group (“SND”), to launch daily fantasy cricket games for real money prizes in the lucrative Indian market.  . The joint venture will …

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