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Saturday punters furious as Betfair exchange suffers severe downtime

The Betfair betting exchange suffered severe downtime on Saturday afternoon, leaving eager punters furious with the operator’s services. A jam packed sports schedule, which featured afternoon Premier League matches and the Rugby World Cup semi final between New Zealand Vs South Africa proved to be too much for the betting exchange servers to handle. The embarrassing incident for Betfair, would …

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Meless named Greatest Poker Player in the Universe

Dmitrijs ‘PokahPPL’ Meless has been named ‘The Greatest Poker Player in the Universe’ after competing in the very first Universal Championship of Poker tournament series (UCOP), organised by MPN. Over the course of 12 events, the series attracted thousands of players from over 100 different countries, awarding over €240,000 in cash prizes to the winners. One of the unique features …

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Darren Moore: Betting Gods provides ‘profitable, reliable and consistent tipsters’

Darren Moore, founder of tipping website Betting Gods, explains how a focus on quality means that its customers remain happy and its tipsters remain at the top of their game. SBC: What does the Betting Gods service provide that sets you apart from the competition? We feel we’re more personal than most of the big tipster networks out there, with …

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Oddschecker AU feels the wrath of Twitter following sexist remarks

Australian odds betting comparison site Oddschecker AU has felt the wrath of Twitter following its offensive and misogynistic tweet towards Manchester United player James Wilson girlfriend Frankie Barwell. Oddschecker AU tweeted the below message attached to a picture of Wilson and Barwell attending the Manchester United Player of the Year Awards. Far from raising a smile from their followers, the …

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Paris Hilton fronts new bgo UK advertising campaign

UK focused igaming operator bgo Entertainment has announced that reality TV star, DJ and billionaire heiress Paris Hilton is set to front its new UK TV advertising campaign. Hilton will promote BGO.com online casino services alongside long-time BGO sponsored celebrity Verne Troyer, best-known as Mini-Me from the Austin Powers movies. The operator’s new UK advertising campaign is set to go …

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Casinofloor.com goes to Rio

Online casino www.casinofloor.com has recruited Premier League footballer and former England Captain Rio Ferdinand to its team. Casinofloor MD Jack Mizel said: “This has been a long time in the planning and we’re very excited that this day is finally here. We are delighted to have such a world renowned sporting icon join our team.” Ferdinand added: “I’m really excited …

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Unibet adds UK Twitter age verification monitor

Unibet is the latest sports betting operator to strengthen its player protection initiatives by launching an age verification monitor to its English language Twitter feed. The European sports betting operator announced that its English Twitter followers would be required to enter their date of birth in order to follow the operators Twitter feed, latest news and player promotions. Unibet management …

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Spike in customer acquisition via social network

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Online gaming strategy specialist ThinkGaming has reported an increase in the number of gaming companies using Facebook and Twitter to generate new customer acquisitions. The Jersey-based consultancy states that, due to major advancements, more and more gaming companies are reaping the benefits of the advanced tactics provided by the social media sites and are launching new mobile app suite products …

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‘Own goal’ ad is no such thing

There’s a certain distaste at the glee with which people are proclaiming that the The National Council on Problem Gambling in Singapore has scored an ‘own goal’ because its advertisements across the World Cup have ‘tipped’ Germany to win.  The advert features lots of children discussing who they want to win the tournament, with the kicker at the end being …

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Twitter Ads API now has a Glow

Glow Digital Media (Glow), the global provider of social media technology solutions, has announced its official Twitter integration and Ads API partnership. The invitation to build into the Twitter Ads API and bring dynamic technology to its advertising arsenal means that Glow is now a truly cross platform social media solution. This will further increase advertising options available to its …

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