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UKGC pushes for fee amendments

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is planning to advise the government to amend the current fees regulations, in order to take account of the significant changes in the population of operators that it regulates and to address identified problems in the current fees structure. The UKGC  is therefore developing its advice to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The commission …

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888 reports strong momentum in sports betting

888 Holdings has seen like for like revenue increased by 9% to US$244.9m for the first half of the year, helped in a small part by a strong performance in its fledgling sports betting business. Adjusted EBITDA at the firm decreased by 17% to US$40.9m, but the firm has billed this as an impressive result given the introduction of UK …

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NetBet becomes West Bromwich Albion’s latest betting partner

NetBet has signed a one year betting partnership with West Bromwich Albion. Well known in Europe and with growing success in the UK, NetBet has a track record of delivering football sponsorship deals in France. The website provides an online sport betting service that provides fans a wide range of markets for a number of competitions. It is not the …

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Mullen wants to restore ‘passion and pride’ at Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes CEO Jim Mullen has said that he wants to ‘restore our passion and pride of being at the heart of sportsbetting in our culture and all that we do’ as he announced his delayed business review of the bookmaker. Amid the details of merger deal with Coral, Mullen revealed the plans he has been developing for Ladbrokes since taking …

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bettingexpert – Wolfsburg beats Manchester United as tipsters’ most exciting team

Games featuring German Cup winners Wolfsburg were predicted to be the most exciting matches last season, according to some of Europe’s best tipsters. Using data extracted from the vast bettingexpert.com tipping network, Wolfsburg’s matches were predicted to contain over 2.5 goals in almost 95 per cent of the tips, with only 5.66% of tips predicting fewer than 2.5 goals. The …

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Becker to serve as ZEAL CEO in 2016

Dr Hans Cornehl, Chief Executive Officer of ZEAL Network SE (formerly Tipp24), is to leave the company at the end of the year after informing the Supervisory Board of the company that he did not wish to renew his contract when it runs out on 31 December 2015. After thirteen years on the Executive Board of the company, with a …

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Genii goes to Barr for sales role

Gaming technology provider Genii has recruited Nick Barr for the role of Sales Director. The appointment comes as Genii goes to market with its revolutionary Spin16 software in the forthcoming weeks, launching its patented new slot format to the industry. Barr has extensive sales experience within the iGaming industry and the firm hopes he will be the ‘driving force’ taking …

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Point of consumption facing Gibraltar challenge

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has filed its legal challenge against the UK’s point of consumption law in a bid to seek a Judicial Review on the changes. The GBGA argues that the new regime, introduced through the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 and also the guidance and policies of the Gambling Commission of Great Britain, is “unlawful, because …

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William Hill has great potential in digital world

William Hill‘s new Chief Executive Officer James Henderson has proclaimed that the firm’s potential in the digital world is both exciting and challenging. He explained: “What excites me most is the potential for the business both in the UK and internationally as well as potential in both the digital world and on a multi-channel basis. We have an outstanding team …

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Baazov wants to retain Rational’s core values

Amaya CEO David Baazov wants the Rational Group, parent company of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, to continue to focus on its ‘core values’ of ‘integrity, customer focus, and challenge’. Amaya has just invested US$4.9bn completing the acquisition of Isle of Man-headquartered Rational Group Ltd. Baazov commented: “We are extremely pleased to have completed this acquisition. Through PokerStars, Full Tilt …

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