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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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Microgaming donation aids YGAM Isle of Man expansion plans

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Microgaming has made a £12,680 donation to the Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), via it’s PlayItForward initiative, helping the independent charity expand its gambling related harm prevention programme to the Isle of Man. YGAM, who place a focus on raising awareness of gambling and gambling-related harm amongst young people, has seen its expansion over the course of the last three …

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Britbet unveils fresh approach to pool betting

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Britbet has revealed details of some of its new bet types which will arrive on British racecourses this summer when the new pool betting operation launches. The pool betting operation has also outlined its ambition to deliver a flexible approach to take-out rates across their bet types for online Britbet customers. As well as the familiar win and place pools, …

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Kindred enriches sportsbook offering with new racing platform

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Continuing to place a greater emphasis on its racing product, Kindred Group has developed and launched a new proprietary racing platform for its UK and Irish customers. The new platform will offer customers a 24-hour service across all major racing territories and will serve as a strong complement to the group’s existing sportsbook products. The launch of this new platform …

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Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale – Addressing non-betting football fans

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Innovation forms a crucial aspect of many industries, particularly amongst the plethora of spheres within gambling and gaming globally. With the cost of acquiring new customers and the rate of churn increasing, one particular challenge is how to engage and monetise new customers. Bruce Bale, CEO of Sportdec, briefly discusses this challenge and the motivation for innovation: “[It] is about …

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Italy beckons for Inspired’s range of omni-channel games

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Inspired Entertainment has announced the debut of its omni-channel games in Italy, with its Virgo Remote Gaming Service and casino content now live with SNAI. SNAI becomes the first Italian operator to go live with the Inspired range of interactive content, with further launches across Sisal, Eurobet and Betsson’s StarCasino set to follow. Included as part of the deal are …

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Regulus Partners: The gender pay gap performance of the gambling sector

With UK firms publishing their official gender pay gap statistics, it meant that for the first time the true extent of wage inequality in the UK was revealed. Whilst it’s important to note that gender pay gap statistics aren’t the only representation of diversity within any industry, they do go someway to giving an assessment of levels of gender discrimination …

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Worldpay expects Grand National surge for online bookies

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Payment processing firm Worldpay is predicting a bumper weekend for online bookmakers, as Britain welcomes the 2018 Grand National. With internal research revealing that 45% of over-65s prefer placing bets on a mobile device as opposed to in-store, Worldpay is expected this to be the year that numbers for mobile gaming surpass its counterpart for punting pensioners. Data also shows …

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Arena Racing Company to see prize money soar past £35m mark

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) has announced that prize money across its 15 strong racecourse portfolio is to exceed £35m this year. Stating a “central role” that has been played in “helping ensure there are record levels of prize money in British Racing,” ARC also stresses that it has significantly increased its investment in prize money through its executive contribution, …

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Open field at Augusta ahead of Golf’s first major of the year

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The 2018 US Masters is almost upon us, with the triumphant individual not only receiving the honour of donning the famous green jacket at the Augusta National, but also taking home a $1.9m slice of the $11m purse. It could be argued that a plethora of names are serious contenders to be on top upon the tournaments culmination this Sunday …

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