Andrew McCarron

Stanleybet Returns to the UK High-Street

Betting retail operators Stanleybet announced the return of its betting services to the UK public, with the opening of a new premise located in Liverpool. The betting shop will be opened at the end of the week and will see the return of the Stanleybet sports betting brand to the UK. Stanleybet had sold its 600 UK retail betting outlets …

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Unibet See Major Growth in 2013

Swedish listed and London/Malta operated Sports betting  and igaming operator Unibet has published its year end report for period of January  to December 2013. The operator has published gross winning revenue for the period of £234.7 million (€282.1 million/$385.6 million), this saw an 19% increase on the £197.2 million achieved in the previous year. Unibet further reported  improved figures on earnings before interest, …

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Quixant Sign Ainsworth Technology Computing Agreement

Quixant – a leading provider of specialised computing and system platforms for casino gaming and betting machine applications – has signed a multi-year contract with Ainsworth Game Technology, a premier manufacturer of global gaming solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Quixant will supply Ainsworth with a new series of computer platforms for its gaming machine products for a five year duration …

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Press Association Takes on Irish Racing Contract

The Press Association (PA) supplier of multi media content and has been agreed a partnership with Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) the governing body’s Form Book.The agreed will see the PA become the official data and content supplier for the next three years. The PA will further supply HRI with additional headlines package of international and domestic Irish racing news for use on …

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Owen Signs For BetVictor

Ex  England soccer star Michael Owen has been announced as brand ambassador for sports betting and casino operator – BetVictor. Owen one of England’s highest ever goal scoring will feature in BetVictor promotions and messaging, as the brand looks to extend its profile in key markets. The ex Liverpool and Real Madrid centre forward Michael Owen is known in the …

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Evolution to create unique Danish Live Casino for Danske Spil

Evolution Gaming, operator of video-streamed Live Dealer gaming, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Danske Licens Spil to launch a unique new online Live Casino for Denmark’s liberalised gaming market. State-owned Danske Licens Spil’s new service will include dedicated Live Casino tables hosted at Evolution’s new Malta studios. These tables will be created in an area devoted …

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Jonathan Wilson – ‘What Match Fixing Truly Threatens’

Guardian UK and Bettingexpert.com football journalist Jonathan Wilson believes that the impact of match fixing goes well beyond the immediate concerns of bookmakers and punters. Today, Jonathan Wilson tells us how the suspicion of match fixing can quietly erode sport’s ability to astound. The day that Liverpool drew 3-3 with Everton, I was at a dinner with a former Test …

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Optimal receives award

Online payment solutions providers Optimal Payments were awarded with one of the top awards at the International Gaming Awards dinner in London last week. Optimal Payments took the ‘Payments Solutions Provider Company of the Year Award’ that honours the company who has excelled in the payments field for either online or offline gaming, focusing on value-add, customer service, innovation, ease …

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Betclic Everest Optimise With Maxymiser

European igaming operator Betclic Everest Group has selected optimisation experts, Maxymiser, to implement an optimisation strategy across its international portfolio of gaming sites. The company, whose brands encompass sports betting, poker, casino and turf, chose Maxymiser because of its long-standing experience and knowledge of the online gaming sector – as well as its global reputation as market leader in testing, …

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ASA Ban BET365 TV Advert

Bet365 are the latest sports betting operator to have had their television advertisement banned by the UK’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA). The advertising compliance board for UK terrestrial and digital broadcast services, found the Bet365 digital and television advert promoting a ‘Free Bet Offer’ to be misleading to UK audiences. The television and online format displayed on UK TV public …

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