Tag Archives: Premier League

Worldpay records 20% Premier League boost in bumper weekend for bookies

The Premier League returned this weekend past with plenty of fixtures to whet fans’ appetites for the 2016-2017 season.  Data from Worldpay revealed a mammoth 20% rise in the number of bets placed on opening day compared to last year, with more fans than ever hoping to win big as the world’s most watched football league returned.* Following Leicester’s fairytale league …

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SportPesa expands UK coverage with Southampton FC betting partnership

Kenyan sports betting operator SportPesa continues to extend its brand coverage within English football by announcing that it has a multi-million £ three-year deal with Premier League side Southampton FC. The agreed deal will see SportPesa, new entrants to the UK online betting market become The Saints official betting partner, gaining high coverage sponsorship placements within the St Mary’s stadium …

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Better Collective backs industry recovery from shock EU result

The UK’s EU referendum may have left the bookmaking industry scrambling for position, but Michal Kopec of Better Collective thinks that the industry will soon recover from the shock Brexit result. Michael, who is Senior Business Manager for the company, also commented on the plummeting British pound in the immediate aftermath of the result, and the effect on Gibraltar based operators, who …

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Leicester City triumph to trigger ‘recalibration’ on long shot pricing

The news media is awash at how much Leicester City’s incredible Premier League title triumph is going to cost the betting industry, but we may not see the true impact of the unlikely win until next season. While the estimates are that The Foxes’ 5,000-1 victory has cost the betting industry between £25m – £50m, the truth is that the …

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Bet365 acquires naming rights to the Britannia Stadium

Stoke City have announced that the Britannia Stadium will be renamed ‘The bet365 stadium’ after agreeing a naming rights deal ahead of the 2015/16 season. As reported in the Telegraph, the deal with bet365 is for six years and also sees them extend their shirt sponsorship for a further three. It has also been announced that the club will fill the gap …

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Econet deal will bring free Premier League coverage to 50 African countries

The Premier League has announced an agreement with Econet Media which’ll see games from the league broadcast free to a number of countries in sub-saharan Africa.  The deal will last for at least three seasons from 2016-17 and matches will be shown to 50 African countries through Econet’s new platform Kwesé Sports. This is in addition to weekly preview and …

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Betting on Football transfers to Stamford Bridge

This year’s Betting on Football Conference, being held on 21st April, has relocated to Stamford Bridge, the home of Premier League Champions Chelsea FC. Two years after #bofcon was launched at Stamford Bridge, the dedicated betting conference will now return to the football ground, setting up home in the Harris, Drake and Vialli suites. The one day conference was originally planned …

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Premier League Betting Tips (19-20 March)

Home-field Advantage: Swansea City v Aston Villa KubanaBob is an experienced Premiere League tipster, having been featured here on SBC three times. This time he’s pitching Swansea to win at 67/100 (1.67) odds with Bet365. He’s very confident with this one, pointing back to Swansea’s persistent performance against Bournemouth. They lost that match, but were consistently fighting to get back …

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This Weekend’s Expert Football Betting Tips

Road Victory: Norwich City vs Manchester City Amongst the tipsters on bettingexpert, there seems to be a unanimous call for Manchester City to win at Norwich City. Tipster supermato, who has over 80 tips in the BPL, is citing Man City’s recent 4-0 victory against Aston Villa as a key indicator that they are ready to keep the win streak …

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Lee Richardson – Gaming Economics : TV, football & betting…The wrong sort of viewers?

Apparently, the governance of the English Premier League (EPL) are in urgent talks with cyber-security experts in an effort to stop fans watching top-flight football on illegal online streams. This matters hugely to the EPL, which has sold rights to live football in the UK to BT Sport and bSkyb for billions on the basis that it attracts the young, …

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