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UKGC statistics report that remote gambling remains resurgent

For the first time this year, The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has published its latest set of industry statistics, which aim to provide a snapshot of activity, market changes and trends across all gambling sectors. The statistics, which detail the period from October 2016 to November 2017, reveal that the overall gross gambling yield throughout that time increased 0.7% from the …

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Yorkshire Cup continues MansionBet sponsorship push

Online sportsbook and casino brand MansionBet has been announced as the title sponsor of two high profile race York Racecourse, as it continues a concerted push across the world of sports sponsorship. A part of the Mansion Group portfolio, the sponsorship begins with the MansionBet Yorkshire Cup taking place on Friday May 18 at 15:30pm, and will be following by …

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ARC partners with RaceTech for HD horseracing coverage

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) has appointed RaceTech to provide its outside broadcast facilities, in a move which will see the new service coincide with the launch of Sky Sports Racing. Appointing the company to provide High Definition (HD) coverage of all horseracing fixtures from 1 January 2019, ARC also details that HD images are to be broadcast to independent …

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SIS adds Korean racing to its overseas stable

The Korean Racing Authority has agreed a deal with Sports Information Services (SIS), which will see live coverage of the action from its Busan and Seoul racecourses be broadcast. Beginning this week (Friday May 18), the agreement will enable SIS to provide pictures and data to retail and online bookmakers in the UK, Ireland and Spain, from 1,680 Korean races …

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The great PASPA repeal: America braces itself for the biggest Brit invasion since the 1960s

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Richard Thorp, Business Development Director at FSB, unpacks how US operators can stave off the transatlantic assault of Britain’s best bookmakers if they choose their suppliers wisely for sports betting’s grandest repeal. When Oscar Wilde wrote that Britain and the United States were two countries separated by a common language, he probably didn’t envisage sports betting getting in the way …

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Matchroom & Perform seek to land ‘US KO’ with $1 billion DAZN partnership

A blockbuster exclusive $1bn United States boxing streaming partnership aims to engage a new generation of fight enthusiasts, as well as reigniting current fans passions for the sport. The bumper eight-year deal, between Matchroom Boxing and Perform Group, will see some of boxing’s biggest stars feature over 16 bouts staged in various venues across America. Set to streamed upon the …

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Drag Racing betting markets to be offered in UK for first time

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RedZoneSports.bet has joined forces with TrakBak Racing, in a collaboration that is set to see exclusive and bespoke betting markets offered on UK Drag Racing for the first time. Becoming headline sponsor of the DoorSlammers event set to be held at Santa Pod Raceway, the Argyll Entertainment US sports led brand is to offer the industry first markets across the …

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Matchbook launches 0% commission offer on all sports

Following on from a successful start to the year, Matchbook has announced two fresh offers for both new and existing customers of the betting exchange. Any new customers that sign up for a Matchbook account before June 14th, will get commission free betting on all sports, until the end of 2018. As well as this, Matchbook’s commission free horse racing …

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How britbet is bringing innovation to pool betting

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Aiming to bring some much needed innovation to the pool betting landscape, britbet recently unveiled a plethora of new pool betting markets, as it looks to grow the value and target market of pool betting. We spoke to David Williams, the Director of Communications at britbet who detailed the importance of britbet’s fresh approach to pool betting, as well as …

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LeoVegas to pay over £600,000 for self-exclusion & ads failures

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LeoVegas Gaming Ltd is to pay a penalty package in excess of £600,000, after being sanctioned by the UK Gambling Commission for failings related to misleading advertising, and the handling of customers at the end of their self-exclusion period. The firm, who hold a remote operating licence authorising it to operate an online casino, and provide facilities for real event …

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