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Strategic governance review sees Sportech put up for sale

Issuing a governance statement, London-listed betting systems provider Sportech Plc has today announced that it is seeking a corporate sale of its entire enterprise. Its decision follows a comprehensive strategy review undertaken by Sportech governance with a view to maximising shareholder value. Launching its bidding process, Sportech informs that it has appointed London investment firm Canaccord Genuity as lead financial …

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Manchester City the saviours for Fantasy Managers

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Premier League football returned after another international break, and it was Manchester City who lit up what was otherwise a rather tame gameweek.   Something that was reflected within SBC’s League of Legends, with a number of scores falling some way short of the lofty heights of recent weeks. Digital Fuel Marketing’s Andy Scott clearly didn’t stick to that script though, …

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Tottenham’s rich vein of form pleases fantasy managers

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini and Ben Davies of Tottenham Hotspur were the surprise top scorers in this week’s fantasy football. Off the back of an impressive 4-0 away win at Huddersfield Town, Spurs boast three of the top five scorers in gameweek seven, with defender Davies, who now sits fourth in overall points scored, joined by Kieran Trippier and the …

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Betway: Nagelsmann backed to land Bayern role

We’re not even two months into the season and one of the biggest managerial jobs in club football has become available, after Bayern Munich dismissed manager Carlo Ancelotti this week. The Italian’s sacking inevitably opened the door to speculation from punters about who will replace him, with the early favourite being 30 year old Hoffenheim manager Julian Nagelsmann.   After …

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Premier League faces divisions over distribution of TV rights money

Ahead of the upcoming next round of TV rights bidding , Premier League clubs are divided over how the lucrative overseas money deal should be split. Since the formation of the Premier League in 1992, overseas TV rights money has been divided equally amongst the competition’s 20 clubs. However, the league’s big six are now lobbying for this to be …

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Shane Stafford explains how BetVictor makes the most of its Liverpool partnership

Speaking at the Soccerex Global Convention in Manchester, Betvictor’s head of brand Shane Stafford described having a ‘strategy’ as ‘key to utilising the assets’ that come from a sporting partnership. Addressing the sponsorship panel, Stafford said: “When going into Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter don’t just go into it without a strategy, I’ve seen lots of brands that have just jumped …

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Ladbrokes: Bookmakers braced for ‘corker’ of a deadline day

After a record breaking Summer transfer window, bookmakers are prepared for the busiest transfer deadline day in recent memory. With the futures of Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho and a whole host of world class players all in a state of uncertainty, fans and pundits alike will be glued to the transfer window betting markets right up until tonight’s deadline.  Sanchez …

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SportPesa launches new UK casino

Kenyan sports betting group SportPesa has expanded its provisions for the UK betting market, announcing that it has launched it’s new online casino portal (https://casino.sportpesa.uk/) The bookmaker’s new casino vertical will feature over + 200 games, from industry games provider Microgaming. Updating the market, SportPesa development stated that it had created an ‘uncluttered and easy to navigate’ online casino property, …

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Everton FC signs biggest commercial partnership with SportPesa

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SportPesa will become the main shirt sponsor for Everton FC in a five-year deal described as the biggest commercial partnership in the club’s 140-year history. Starting on 1 June, the new partnership is at the heart of an ongoing global expansion for SportPesa, which includes its recent investment in a new European HQ on Liverpool’s waterfront, after the city beat …

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SportPesa goes big for Liverpool opening new European HQ

Kenyan founded betting operator SportPesa has confirmed to SBC that it is looking to house its European Headquarters in Liverpool, creating up to 100 new jobs in the area. Seeking to boost its profile within the European betting markets, SportPesa governance views the UK as a key hub for its global diversification strategy. The bookmaker is seeking to add ‘a …

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