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Ladbrokes defers presentation as Coral merger talks continue

Ladbrokes has announced that it is to defer its planned business review presentation as talks over a possible merger with Gala Coral’s betting business continue. The presentation, due to be held tomorrow, was one of the early announcements by Jim Mullen when he became CEO as he planned to communicate his vision for the business, but events has since superseded …

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Sisal extends Inspired Gaming with mobile Virtual Race app launch

Italian sports betting operator Sisal has announced that it has launched a dedicated virtual sports app ‘Virtual Race’ in collaboration with content provider Inspired Gaming The launch of the app will see the Italian operator extend its Virtual Sports content partnership with Inspired across its retail, online and mobile channels.Players will be able to use the app to check the …

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bettingexpert – Wolfsburg beats Manchester United as tipsters’ most exciting team

Games featuring German Cup winners Wolfsburg were predicted to be the most exciting matches last season, according to some of Europe’s best tipsters. Using data extracted from the vast bettingexpert.com tipping network, Wolfsburg’s matches were predicted to contain over 2.5 goals in almost 95 per cent of the tips, with only 5.66% of tips predicting fewer than 2.5 goals. The …

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Real Madrid tops the bettingexpert tipster chart for 2014/5

Spanish giants Real Madrid may have been trophyless this season, but there is one table that Cristiano Ronaldo’s side has topped, beating other football clubs from all over Europe. Real Madrid were the most popular side being tipped on in the past season, according to bettingexpert – Europe’s biggest community of sports tipsters, with almost 9,000 tips across the course …

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Italian football leagues rocked by arrests of 50 match-fixing suspects

Italian police anti-corruption unit has arrested 50 people, including players, club officials and a Calabrian mobster in connection with accusations relating to match fixing. The arrests have been made in relation to a dozen investigated matches in Italian football’s third tier professional league. Giving further detail regarding the arrests the Italian police said it had gained substantial evidence on the …

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Sweden, Italy & Australia backed as early Eurovision favourites

This Saturday 23 May, the Vienna Wiener Stadthalle arena will host the 60th edition of Eurovision, the world’s largest international song contest. 27 of Europe’s pop talents will compete to win the song contest awarded to Austrian drag queen sensation Conchita Wurst in 2014. Eurovision heavyweights Sweden have been placed as early favourites with entry Mans Zelmerlow ‘Heros’ leading bookmaker’s …

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SNAI strengthens Italian market position with Cogemat merger

Italian sports betting operator Gruppo SNAI has agreed to a corporate merger with Italian licensed gambling operator Cogemat, which will see the new company valued at + €145 million SNAI will incorporate all assets and business subsidiaries of Cogemat, including gambling technology and content provider Cogetech which services 9% of the Italian gambling machines market. Italian news sources report that …

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Eurobet hires Alfredo Melloni as Head of iGaming

Italian sports betting operator Eurobet has confirmed the appointment of Alfredo Melloni as its new Head of iGaming. Melloni joins the Gala Coral European subsidiary from Paddy Power where he served as Italian iGaming Product manager since 2012. He takes over igaming managerial responsibilities from Marco Trucco who departed the operator to join PokerStars as Head of Italy. Melloni will …

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Thomas Smallwood: unlicensed operators are popular for a reason

Thomas Smallwood, CEO of SKS365 Group GmbH – parent company of Planetwin365, believes that national regulators should be taking their lead from the gambling industry’s customers if it wants to successfully regulate the product in this cross-border age. Cross border betting and gaming remains a hot topic in many countries and cries come from various quarters regarding how best to …

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Planetwin365 obtains 1,001 Italian betting shop licences

Austrian bookmaker SKS365 Group has secured an incredible 1,001 land-based betting licences in Italy for its planetwin365 brand. The expanding Austrian bookmaker, which operates in Austria, Serbia, Romania and Belgium, will now turn independent Italian data transmission centres – so-called CTDs – into nationally licensed betting shops. SKS365 Group had been engaged in legal disputes with the Italian authorities over …

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