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Worldpay expects Grand National surge for online bookies

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Payment processing firm Worldpay is predicting a bumper weekend for online bookmakers, as Britain welcomes the 2018 Grand National. With internal research revealing that 45% of over-65s prefer placing bets on a mobile device as opposed to in-store, Worldpay is expected this to be the year that numbers for mobile gaming surpass its counterpart for punting pensioners. Data also shows …

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ICC Anti-Corruption Unit seeks power to monitor social media

Sir Ronnie Flanagan, Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to consider a proposal to force players suspected of match-fixing to hand over their mobile phones. Flanagan, who expects his proposal to be discussed by the ICC board in 2017, is seeking the power to examine players’ personal devices, including messaging applications such as …

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UGP app by Sportego achieves 2.2k downloads in 8 days

In August 2016, the app produced by Sportego for the Ulster Grand Prix (UGP) achieved 2,200 downloads in just eight days. The app, which is free to download on Android and iOS devices and can be found by searching for ‘MCEUGP’, provides fans with a predictor game, latest news, ticket details, rider statistics and circuit information for the annual MCE …

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Snapchat scores Real Madrid partnership

La Liga giants Real Madrid have made history by becoming the first sports club with an ‘Official Story’ on popular social media platform, Snapchat. This is a continuation of Real’s efforts to expand their social media coverage. This will launch to coincide with El Clasico, the ever anticipated showdown between Barcelona and Real Madrid,  which takes place this weekend in …

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