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Why integrity is a common interest for sport and gambling

Embed from Getty Images This week’s allegations surrounding instances of corruption in tennis, including during prestige tournaments such as Wimbledon, are damning if true but, says Scott Longley, they need to be placed in context. While it is clearly somewhat disingenuous to argue that offences that pre-date the introduction of the new code on corruption that came into force in …

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Perform Group launches RunningBall Odds Store

Digital sports content and media group Perform has launched a new concept in odds provision. The RunningBall Odds Store has been created in partnership with William Hill, Sporting Solutions and Wettbuero. This is an innovative new service which will provide operators in the sports betting market access to a range of in-play odds from multiple providers via one unified API. The proprietary software, created …

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Stu Weston – William Hill – Building Trafalgar

October 2015 saw William Hill launch its new sports betting platform ‘Trafalgar’. The in-house developed platform aims to create a joint web and mobile infrastructure for the operator as it seeks further differentiation in a saturated betting market. SBC spoke to Stu Weston William Hill Sportsbook Director on the creation and development of Trafalgar, and why William Hill is prioritising innovation …

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SBC analysis: Deloitte’s eSports 2016 predictions

Deloitte has released its technology media telecommunications (TMT) forecast for 2016, and it makes for some interesting reading in regard to eSports.  It is estimated that as an industry it will grow by 25% and create global revenues of $500m (£346.8m) in 2016. This is up $100m (£69.4m) from last year. Deloitte’s predictions fall some way short of some of last year’s …

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BetGame wins £150,000 William Hill WHLabs Accelerator Programme

Hosting its first ever industry innovation showcase at The Trampery (Shoreditch – London), William Hill announced esports betting platform BetGame as the winner of its WHLabs Accelerator Programme. BetGame a Manchester start-up focused on bridging the gap between mainstream console gaming and casual betting will take home £150,000 prize. William Hill will also partner with the unique start-up to maximise …

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Inspired launches 7 new HTML5 games for mobile and online

Inspired, a leading provider of Virtual Sports, Mobile Games and SBG Video Lottery, has announced the recent launch of seven new HTML5 mobile games. The following games, which are already proving popular amongst players, will be available to all Inspired operators, including William Hill, Gala Coral and Bet365: Centurion: Set in ancient Rome, this omni-channel bonus game features the lovable Centurion …

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William Hill appoints Crispin Nieboer as interim digital MD

Further to this morning’s 2015 (unaudited) performance update, FTSE listed betting operator William Hill has confirmed that Crispin Nieboer will replace Andrew Lee as Manging Director of its digital business division on an interim basis. Lee who has served as MD of William Hill Digital since 2012, has been placed on gardening leave, with the operator yet to announce his …

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William Hill aims for strong new year following tough 2015 readjustments

Having issued an unaudited 2015 trading statement this morning, William Hill governance is positive that the company is well placed for a strong 2016, following a year of re-adjustments to new market conditions and tax headwinds imposed on UK betting operators. Despite recording a 22% drop in its group operating profits to £290 million (FY 2014: £371 million), William Hill governance …

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James Fleming – Quick payments ‘the most important retention tool available’

James Fleming, Commercial Director at emerchants Europe, talks about how his firm’s payment service has transformed the way customers get funds from bookmakers. Emerchants is providing gaming operators with the ability to give their customers instant access to funds via a prepaid card. Can you give a bit of flavour how it works? Our original goal was to dramatically improve …

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Bettors betting against The Haymaker

David Haye is making his comeback on Saturday 16th January against Australian Mark de Mori. The fight will take place at the 02 Arena in Haye’s hometown of London, and there’ll be live coverage courtesy of Dave. This is the same channel known for airing mostly old comedies, and the fight will be the first sporting event broadcast on it. …

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