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Paul Marcantonio – ECOMMPAY – Pairing automated risk management with the human factor

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As technology advances, unscrupulous individuals are using increasingly inventive means to achieve financial gain. So, what’s next for online merchants who depend on payment security? Paul Marcantonio, Head of UK/Western Europe at ECOMMPAY, thinks he has the answer. Fraud, or attempts to defraud, are unavoidable. Where there is profit from successful business operations, there is the risk of fraudulent activity. …

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Bookmakers count the cost of Oscar consolation


Germany’s 7-1 demolition of Brazil has left some bookmakers scratching their heads over how some of their punters still managed to make money from correct score predictions. Four Paddy Power customers bet on the 7-1 scoreline, with one Essex punter seeing his £5 stake turn into £2,500. Spokesperson Josh Powell commented in the Paddy Power Blog: “If you think it …

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Pinnacle Sports: Brazil bigger than Euros and South Africa combined

Phil Hudson, Acquisitions Manager at Pinnacle Sports, discusses his firm’s decision to open up the World Cup Final to $1million bets. Do you anticipate the World Cup Final to be your biggest ever betting market? Yes, we fully anticipated volume to exceed both Euro 2012 and World Cup in 2010 combined, with live and mobile components of that making significant …

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