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Metric Gaming – Pricing up the World Cup

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Chris Taylor, Head of Football at Metric Gaming, looks at the challenges sportsbook traders face during major tournaments, such as the World Cup. The World Cup has delivered a run of surprise results to date; Argentina, Spain, Portugal and reigning champions Germany have all been eliminated. And perhaps the biggest shock of all – England beat Colombia in a 4-3 …

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Oddschecker’s World Cup story thus far

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The business end of the World Cup is well and truly underway, with one slip in the knockout rounds holding the possibility between crucial progression and a disappointing flight home. As everyone’s gaze focuses straight ahead however, Oddschecker have been busy looking back at the last fortnight of football, which saw an exciting group stage of 48 games have 122 …

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The World Cup’s Finest with Optimove’s Motti Colman

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Today we hear from Motti Colman, Director of New Business at Optimove, who addresses a belief that Paul Gascoigne was going to …

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Come on Russia! Paddy Power hits £80,000 for LGBT+ charities

Paddy Power is revelling in its World Cup 2018 charitable campaign ‘Rainbow Russians’, having racked up £80,000 in donations for LGBT and equality/inclusivity causes. In partnership with Attitude Magazine’s ‘Foundation’, Paddy Power launched Rainbow Russians’ at the start of Russia 2018, detailing that the bookmaker would challenge LGBT+ prejudices and homophobia in football. The charitable campaign sees Paddy Power ‘Put-in’ …

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Betway – Busy sporting week could see UK wager half a billion

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Global online gambling firm Betway is predicting that as much as £500m is set to wagered across Britain in a betting bonanza of a week. Two England games in the space of six days at football’s biggest showpiece, the World Cup currently ongoing in Russia, bookends five days of betting at Royal Ascot, which could see UK punters wagering half …

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The World Cup’s Finest with SITA Director Robin Hutchison

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. This afternoon’s World Cup memories come courtesy of Square in the Air Director Robin Hutchison, who talks of a German invasion of …

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SBC’s guide to the World Cup group stage

The much anticipated Russian World Cup kicks off imminently, opening the floodgates to a plethora of group stage football. The Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow will host what’s sure to be a spectacular opening ceremony, raising the curtain to a feast of football, as 32 nations battle for a place in the coveted knockout stages of football’s showpiece event. The tournament kicks off …

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SB Betting Software – Building a global presence to maximise World Cup impact

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Amidst a plethora of exciting and engaging football storylines, the FIFA World Cup in Russia is ready to provide an unrivalled opportunity for global betting operators. Claus Rasmussen, CEO for leading platform provider SB Betting Software, explained his company’s focus on developing a robust bonus and loyalty system, and why allowing clients such as Europebet and forBET to combine multiple …

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Cloudbet elevates crypto limits for Russian World Cup

Bitcoin sportsbook, Cloudbet has detailed how it’s appealing to bitcoin betting whales at the Russian World Cup, with the introduction of high betting limits betting limits for the duration of the tournament. Affirming its approach of providing high crypto betting limits, Cloudbet is accepting wagers of up to 20BTC/140BCH on the World Cup Group and knockout stages, with limits rising to 100BTC/700BCH …

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New Jersey to accept first sports bet this week

New Jersey is all set to begin its sports wagering business this week, following a years long battle, after Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 4111, following Delaware’s lead on Tuesday of last week (June 5). Allowing sports betting at the state’s casinos and racetracks for certain professional and collegiate sports or athletic events, local media is stating that Monmouth …

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