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FSB continues strategic expansions with sportsbook launch

FSB is to help launch a new UK facing sportsbook titles 7 Best Bets, after agreeing to provide its platform to its owners. Set to go live on April 9, the desktop and mobile site has an exclusive affiliate deal with social game 7 Of The Best (OTB), which was founded by former Tottenham Hotspur and England international defender Ledley …

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Gaming Innovation Group enters horse racing marketing venture

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Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has announced a marketing partnership with content driven horse racing website GG.co.uk, giving the firm a future entry point into the UK horseracing market as it strives to become the “market leader in all aspects of sports betting”. With the Cheltenham Festival just around the corner, GiG are to deliver event and targeted digital paid marketing …

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John Haddock signs up for Nigerian Bonanza

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UK betting veteran, and former Betfred Managing Director, John Haddock has reappeared in a new post, as the MD for Nigerian land-based and mobile betting operation BonanzaWin. The news is the latest sign of the increased interest being shown in the betting markets of Africa, according to the company’s Founder and Chief Executive Sebastian Hybbinette, who says that Haddock joined the company recently and will …

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World Cup diary – Localizing the product to BetRegal’s target markets

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BetRegal.com, a new sportsbook created to provide its customers with the “highest possible value” in prices, is on the road to Russia for this summer’s FIFA World Cup. In the third diary of this World Cup series, Aly Lalani is talking about overcoming an unexpected hurdle, as addressing localization based issues threatens to dominate the operator’s build up to Russia …

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Bookmaker backlash over ARC WiFi introduction

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This week’s announcement that The Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) will fully equip all of its 15 racecourses with WiFi by the end of summer 2018, has been met with a negative response from Fair-Bet Bookmakers. The WiFi, which will be powered by Sky WiFi can be used by everyone from customers in the grandstands, paddocks, bars and restaurants, through to …

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UKGC reports growth of mobile betting in 2017 report

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has published its latest Gambling Participation Report covering the year of 2017. The report provides a unique and comprehensive update on gambling trends across the UK, examining the rates of participation, at-risk gambling and the effectiveness of self exclusions. Breaking down overall gambling participation, the report revealed that in spite of online participation in gambling …

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Kambi Group initiates strategic virtual sports investment

Kambi has announced an enhancement of its sportsbook platform, via a strategic investment in gaming start up Virtus Sports. The deal, concluded for £500,000 (€565,000), sees Kambi take a stake of just over 25% in the firm, with the investment paid in net cash, which as of December 31 of last year stood at €26.9m. Under the terms of the …

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Winning Post – GVC hit with heavy fine for misleading adverts

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: advertising regulation – tough love Amongst the organisations likely to lose out if ever a ban on gambling adverts is instituted is the fines department at HM …

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Mind-Future enhances World Cup experience for punters

In anticipation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, which is set to be the biggest betting event of all time, Barcelona-based Mind-Future Sports will be giving punters the chance to experience the tournament on giant screens set up across Europe and in Moscow. Having previously promoted clients at events such as the Brazil World Cup 2014, Summer and …

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RMG and SIS extends partnership to international level

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Racecourse Media Group (RMG) and Sports Information Services (SIS) have announced an extension to its existing licensed betting offices (LBO) partnership, encompass international pool betting and fixed odds rights on both retail and online. A new five year deal has been agreed from April 1, encompassing the distribution of audio-visual pictures and data to LBOs across Great Britain and Ireland, …

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