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Bet365 rules Europa League Asian handicap markets

bet365 has established itself as the king of high odds on over/under and Asian handicap betting as bettingexpert tipsters racked up over 490 winning tips on the Europa League last night. 23.5 per cent of tipsters using Asian Handicaps preferred bet365 last night, with 888sport a close second and Marathonbet in third. However handicap betting was only half as popular …

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Sportingbet responds to Irish exit criticisms

GVC Holdings owned operator Sportingbet has responded to claims of unlicensed online betting activity in the newly regulated Irish market claiming a technical oversight was at fault for its continued service. The operator is alleged to have taken Irish customer bets following the 1 August introduction of new online gambling legislations which require betting and gaming companies to have approved …

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GVC issues betting activity warning over Greece

Having announced record corporate revenues in its H1 2015 trading update of + €800 million, sports betting group GVC Holdings issued an activity warning regarding its Greek market operations. GVC which has a Greek market presence through its partnership with Centric Multimedia SA, stated that following imposed government controls of monetary restrictions on movements of funds within Greece, its operations …

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GVC Holdings reports record revenue performance for H1 2015

Online gambling group GVC Holdings the operator at the centre of a potential bwin.party reverse takeover announced its H1 2015 trading update. The London AIM listed firm reported that it had increased wagering revenue by 19% to €823 million (H1 2014: €690 million). Its strong wagering performance transferred to an increase in Net Gaming Revenues (NGR) of €120 million up …

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Chroma appoints Andrew McIver as Non-Executive Director

Mobile sports device developer Chroma has appointed former Sportingbet CEO Andrew McIver as Non-Executive Director. In an independent role, McIver will oversee and advise on Chroma’s executive strategy, financial organisation and international expansion, drawing on his 30 years’ experience in the retail, sports and betting industries. Chroma creates and maintains mobile, web and tablet applications for leading sports rights holders, media …

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Increased daily revenues see GVC post strong 2015 opening

Ahead of its Annual General Meeting, GVC Holdings Plc has issued a trading update for its opening four month performance of 2015 (120 days period ending 30 April). The operating firm of Sportingbet, Casino Club and Betboo brands has recorded average daily net gaming revenues (NGR) of €658,000, up 17.5% on €560,000 on the comparable period of 2014 Giving insight …

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GVC Holdings records + 217% profit increase in 2014

GVC Holdings operating firm of Sportingbet, Casino Club and Betboo brands, reported its preliminary results for 2014, recording key growth in all top line performance metrics. In 2014 the operator had recorded increased player wagering which brought gross revenues up to €1.47 billion (FY 2013: €1.1 billion). The improved player wagering transferred to a 32% increase in net gaming revenues …

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Sportingbet gets in the Facebook

Sportingbet has recently gone live with Wikibetting’s Facebook Application that allows users to bet on a peer to peer level using fake currency. Users have the ability to challenge friends within Facebook based on different Football events, apply the odds, and propose the wagered amount. The bookmaker believes that this is a great way for Sportingbet to tap into a …

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Second quarter of record growth from GVC

GVC Holdings has revealed that trading during the World Cup was up 61% on the same period last year, with an average net gaming revenue per day of €736,000. The firm, which owns the Sportingbet brand, said that trading over this thirteen day period was assisted by the favourable results in the latter stages of the World Cup which resulted …

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James Henderson: ‘I’m a great believer in multichannel activity’

The William Hill website is hosting an interview with new CEO James Henderson. Here is a transcript of what he had to say. You’ve been introduced today as William Hill’s CEO designate. What are your thoughts about taking over the top job? I’m absolutely delighted to be able to take over the job at William Hill, especially in its 80th …

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