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Twitter wins heavily contested ‘NFL Global Streaming’ bid

Twitter has been announced as the surprise streaming service for NFL Thursday nights. The social media network won the ‘NFL Global Streaming’ bid competing against the likes of Yahoo, Amazon and Verizon Global. Twitter will be allowed to stream ten NFL Thursday Night matches (in conjunction with CBS and NBC broadcasts) to its worldwide user base of approximately 350 million. …

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Better Collective launches Daily Accas

Super affiliate Better Collective has launched Dailyaccas.com, a new affiliate site to help punters find the accumulator that suits them on a daily basis. The site takes upcoming football games within the next 12 hours and mixes them into three simple accas to suit the player’s profile. The ‘Banker’ safe selection, the ‘Risky One’ containing three bets with odds of …

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Twitter verifies eSports players

The verified status on Twitter is exclusively reserved for key figures across major industries. Despite maintaining a huge audience and accounting for some of the most engaged userbases on the platform, Twitter has been reluctant to verify any eSports figures except for a very select few. Players from the teams Cloud9 and Team SoloMid were verified earlier this week, and the …

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ASA – Bookmaker Jordan Spieth tweets breach ASA age restrictions

Tweets from three bookmakers have been banned for breaching Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) age restrictions by featuring a photo of American golfer Jordan Spieth. Coral, Bet365 and Totesport all sent tweets featuring a photo of the then 21-year-old Spieth in relation to the US Open. ASA officials  challenged whether the ads were irresponsible and breached the code because they prominently …

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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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