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Sports stars help launch Betsafe’s Walk of Adversity

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A host of global sports stars are the focus of a new Betsafe integrated advertising campaign titled ‘The Walk of Adversity.’ A number of brand ambassadors are amongst those featured in the ad, and include MMA star Conor McGregor, boxer Tony Bellew, jockey Sam Twiston-Davies plus a smattering of stars from Rugby Union outfit Saracens and football side Manchester City. …

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Betway extends Snooker sponsorship

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Snooker’s UK Championship is to remain part of the Betway portfolio of sponsorship’s, after the global online gaming company agreed a fresh three-year deal. Forming part of the sports Triple Crown, alongside the Masters and World Championship, this latest partnerships continues the initial two year £850,000 deal agreed two years ago. Barry Hearn, World Snooker Chairman, said: “We are delighted …

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Suren Khachatryan – Digitain – World Cup expansion and beyond

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Multi-channel sports betting platform and technology provider Digitain has enjoyed a successful 2017, expanding into a number of new markets in addition to strengthening its sportsbook offering. With 2017 quickly drawing to a close however, Suren Khachatryan, CEO of the Armenian based firm, who are set to appear at both Betting on Football and Betting on Sports in 2018, has …

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Yggdrasil and Tabcorp in Sun Vegas deal

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Yggdrasil Gaming has agreed a deal with Tabcorp for its slots to be featured on the Sun Vegas platform. Under the terms of the deal the supplier of online and mobile casino games will see its full portfolio of slots integrated, including the recently released Jungle Books and Valley of the Gods. Adam Ruffett, Director of Casino at Tabcorp UK, …

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SIS extends content into Spanish market

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Sports Information Services (SIS) has agreed a multi year deal to provide its new and improved greyhound service to Orenes. As part of the new agreement, SIS is to provide live pictures, commentary and data for both greyhounds and horses, across the operator’s entire retail estate. The Spanish bookmaker is to offer the service through VivelaSuerte.es, its online gaming and …

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The Health Lottery reprimanded by the Advertising Standards Authority

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The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has reprimanded the Health Lottery over complaints made relating to a Facebook post on January 22 of this year. Amongst the lengthy post was the statement “Up to £500K can be won every week That’s 5 draws per week each with up to £100K jackpot,” claims which complainants challenged were misleading. Responding, the Health …

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UKGC outlines fairer and safer gambling strategy

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has set out a new three-year five-point plan, to build on its previous work and help shape a well-regulated gambling market. With 63% of people having gambled within the last year, the strategy states that “the risks are changing and evolving and the industry needs to move farther and faster to address them. A well-regulated …

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Guten Tag… Sky Bet Deutschland goes live

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Sky Betting and Gaming (SB&G) has continued its expansion into European markets, with the announcement that its German sports betting platform is now live. This marks the second venture onto the continent for the UK’s most popular online gambling company, following the debut of its Italian product in 2016. That move, marking its first venture outside of the UK market, …

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Betfred expands its Playtech SSBT inventory

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has agreed a second deal this year to install an additional fleet of self service betting terminals (SSBT) across Betfred’s 1,700 strong retail estate. The provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, is to supply a number of its state of the art widescreen terminals to the operator’s best performing shops. John Pettit, Managing Director for the …

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MPs emphasise the importance of the DCMS review on the horse racing industry

This week’s long awaited triennial review of gaming machines stakes and prizes not only led to a 12 week consultation period, but also incited an incredibly heated debate in Parliament on Tuesday. As part of the debate, the case was made for how future regulations on terminals could have implications on the horse racing industry, both co-chairs of the all-party …

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