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Profit Accumulator Instagram posts fall foul of ASA

Matched betting service Profit Accumulator has fallen foul of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after two of its Instagram posts were deemed ‘irresponsible’ by the watchdog. The two posts, shown on 22 March 2019 and 11 April 2019 respectively, came under review after a complainant believed ‘the ads suggested that matched betting could be a way to achieve financial security’. …

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Facebook focuses on developing its ‘niche sports’ capacity

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Peter Hutton, Facebook’s Director of Sports Partnerships, has detailed that the US social media and technology giant is developing a strategy to help cover ‘underserved sports’. As reported by Broadcast Now, Hutton told Sportel Monaco exhibition audiences that Facebook platforms would be better served to tap up niche audiences attracted to sports which have limited coverage across traditional mainstream media …

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6 of the Best: Rovert Media’s Daniel Shannon

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Daniel Shannon at Rovert Media. In the latest edition, we hear about an a truly indulgent trip to Mexico, and which album is currently playing in his car! Best Holiday The best holiday for me has to be Mexico. When we go, we tend to visit Riviera Cancύn. We always stay in the Sensatori hotels, …

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Football clubs disengage with Facebook

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Facebook’s decision to discontinue paying football clubs for live streams has inevitably led to a backlash of clubs becoming disinterested in the social media site. A plethora of teams that previously enjoyed heavy involvement in Facebook, including Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United, are now seemingly contemplating investments in alternative outlets such as Instagram and YouTube. The decision to cease …

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Kevin Pietersen admits fears over cricket corruption

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Kevin Pietersen has admitted that he is not surprised by Cricket Australia’s (CA) claim that its emerging players are being targeted by corrupt foreign bookmakers via social media. CA’s Head of Integrity Iain Roy confirmed that players on the verge of squads for the national team and Big Bash League (BBL) are being targeted via tools such as Twitter, Instagram and …

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Foreign bookies target emerging Aussie players via social media

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The Head of Integrity for Cricket Australia has confirmed that foreign bookmakers are approaching emerging Australian cricketers on social media, seeking information on squads and playing conditions. Iain Roy confirmed that players on the verge of making it to national squads and the Big Bash League (BBL) are being targeted by ‘pitch-siders’ via tools such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Roy …

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LeoVegas searches for Smooth Criminals in latest game launch

After being commended at the back end of last year for its use of Twitter, mobile casino LeoVegas is launching an engaging social media campaign to promote its new Michael Jackson-themed game. It is a five-reel slot with 25 paylines, featuring wilds, scatters and two free game features (Beat It and Smooth Criminal). Bally Technologies created the game for real money …

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Tombola re-launches UK website

Sunderland-based online bingo operator Tombola has announced the re-launch of its UK website tombola.co.uk, with a view of optimising player engagement and further interaction with its new games inventory. Built in-house, the new tombola.co.uk website has redeveloped its user journey focusing on customer ease of use, player centric curation and quicker access to games. The re-design of the website, sees …

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