Tag Archives: ireland

Paddy Power launches ‘swear boxes’ campaign for Suas literacy charity

Paddy Power has backed Irish children’s literacy charity Suas, on its mission to ‘clean-up the nation’s language’. Partnering with Suas, a charity which specializes in providing literacy support for disadvantaged youngsters in Ireland and abroad, Paddy Power has launched its ‘swear boxes’ campaign within its Irish betting shops. The idea behind Paddy Power’s swear boxes is two-fold: to try and …

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ARC partners with RaceTech for HD horseracing coverage

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) has appointed RaceTech to provide its outside broadcast facilities, in a move which will see the new service coincide with the launch of Sky Sports Racing. Appointing the company to provide High Definition (HD) coverage of all horseracing fixtures from 1 January 2019, ARC also details that HD images are to be broadcast to independent …

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SIS adds Korean racing to its overseas stable

The Korean Racing Authority has agreed a deal with Sports Information Services (SIS), which will see live coverage of the action from its Busan and Seoul racecourses be broadcast. Beginning this week (Friday May 18), the agreement will enable SIS to provide pictures and data to retail and online bookmakers in the UK, Ireland and Spain, from 1,680 Korean races …

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Kindred enriches sportsbook offering with new racing platform

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Continuing to place a greater emphasis on its racing product, Kindred Group has developed and launched a new proprietary racing platform for its UK and Irish customers. The new platform will offer customers a 24-hour service across all major racing territories and will serve as a strong complement to the group’s existing sportsbook products. The launch of this new platform …

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Boylesports builds up social profile with OffTheBall Ireland

Irish multi-media sports publisher OffTheBall (OffTheBall.com) has confirmed that Boylesports will be the title sponsor for its dedicated football and GAA (hurling) content coverage. Focusing on delivering sports insights, opinion and debate through social media verticals (YouTube, Facebook, podcasts etc..) OffTheBall has become Ireland’s leading publisher of daily sports content. Agreeing to an initial 12-month contract, Boylesports will become the …

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Wagering records to tumble as Ireland go for Grand Slam glory

Records could well be set to fall this weekend, as Ireland stand on the precipice of securing an unprecedented Grand Slam at ‘the home of rugby’. After twice denying England such glory in recent memory, at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium in both 2011 and 2017, Ireland could complete the ultimate turnaround and claim that same triumph, as one of world rugby’s …

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Fine Pedigree… Matchbook announces Bryony Frost & Joseph O’Brien as ambassadors

Online betting exchange Matchbook (Matchbook.com) has further supported its ongoing 0% commission on racing wagers campaign, by announcing Joseph O’Brien and Bryony Frost as new brand ambassadors. In time for Cheltenham 2018, Matchbook marketing details that it has signed two of racing’s fast-rising stars, who will match the betting firm’s ‘ambitious trajectory’. Bryony Frost, 22, has been a revelation in her …

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Top Pedigree… BetBright sets high bar for 2018

Independent online bookmaker BetBright has become a ‘darling of the Irish tech scene’, as it targets generating net-revenues of £25 million this 2018. Led by CEO and Co-founder Marcus Brennan with the support of former City ‘golden boy’ Rich Ricci as investor and Chairman, Dublin-based BetBright seeks to become the betting industry’s most disruptive player. Founded in 2013, a young …

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First ever Irish Responsible Gambling Week branded a success

Last week Irish betting operators came together for what was deemed a largely successful initiative, in the inaugural Responsible Gambling Week Ireland. The week was centered around the theme of raising awareness of knowing when to stop, as well as aiming to open dialogue about what it means to gamble responsibly. Sharon Byrne, Chairperson for the Irish Bookmakers Association told …

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Are England destined for third straight Six Nations title?

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It’s that time of the year when Six Nations Rugby returns to our screens, with five physically intense rounds of competition spread across February and Match. England head into the Championships as favourites, with back to back triumphs, including a Grand Slam in 2016, but could the Red Rose’s impressive form be set to crash in early 2018? Joe Lovelace, …

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