Craig Davies

Craig Davies is a writing enthusiast who joined SBC in September 2017, following years spent in the news and sport sectors of Journalism, in addition to a significant period of time travelling. During his time at the University of Central Lancashire, Craig grasped every opportunity he could to gain experience writing on a plethora of sports. Culminating in a year spent working for The Lancashire Telegraph at Blackburn Rovers during the, then Premier League side’s, 2009/10 season. Upon graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism, he began working for the Tameside Reporter, a regional title, where his primary duty was news, however, it quickly turned into something of a joint role with sports incorporated into the mix. After the newspaper entered administration Craig began doing freelance work for a number of websites in several different fields, before donning a backpack for a two year stay in Australia and South Eastern Asia. Short story writing as he ambled from place to place. Eventually all roads led to home, and his position as a Journalist for SBC.

LeoVegas extends Leicester Tigers sponsorship agreement

LeoVegas & Leicester Tigers

England’s most successful Rugby Union club, Leicester Tigers, have announced a new two year partnership agreement with LeoVegas. The online gambling site will now see the deal run until the culmination of the 2019/20 season, and follows a successful first full year in connection with the Welford Road based outfit. Through the extension, LeoVegas states that it is “continuing its …

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Clarion Gaming unveils iGB Live! HQ conference concept

Clarion Gaming has revealed its new conference concept for it’s Amsterdam based event iGB Live, which unites a trio of previous brands the iGaming Super Show, EiG, and the Amsterdam Affiliate Conference, as one consolidated show. iGB Live! HQ is to debut at the Amsterdam RAI hosted conference between July 17-20, which aims to re-imagine the traditional format, offering delegates …

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Scout plots Asian DFS onslaught alongside Bravio Technologies

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Scout Gaming Group is aiming to roll out the full version of its daily fantasy sports (DFS) product, and pooled betting games, across the Pan-Asian region, following an agreement with Bravio Technologies. Initially a free-2-play tipping game is to made available, in time for users to utilise for the Russia World Cup, which is to gauge reach and engagement, before …

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Asia the focus in fresh QTech and Betradar agreement

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QTech Games is to integrate the full product suite of Betradar into its platform, following a new distribution deal being agreed with the sports content specialists. After diversifying its product range from data and integrity services into more customer-facing product sets, Betradar, whose portfolio features virtual sports, esports and a full data set, state that QTech’s strong Asian presence is “the perfect …

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Vermantia expands and strengthens in African market

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Vermantia is strengthening its presence in Africa, and the nation of Nigeria in particular, via an expansion of racing partnerships with growing operator Fortune Bets. Fortune Bets, headquartered in the Nigerian city of Ibadan in the Oyo State, is to receive the Ultimate Live Greyhound Channel, which is being offered with a daily schedule of more than 40,000 live greyhound …

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William Hill commits to extended PDC Darts World Championship

William Hill has reaffirmed its commitment as title sponsor of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) World Championship, as the Alexandra Palace held showpiece undergoes record breaking expansion. Extending its contract with darts flagship tournament through to 2022, an increased field of 96 competitors are to battle it out for its largest ever prize pot of £2.5m, which will see the …

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BetVictor launches ‘The Million Pound Bet’ World Cup competition

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BetVictor has unveiled its ‘The Million Pound Bet’ competition, which guarantees to give away in excess of £1,000,000 during the course of the fast approaching Russia World Cup. The online bookmaker is to give away the sum of one million pounds to the customer who places a winning bet with the biggest odds on any World Cup market, with punters needing …

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Sportsbet.io unveils “Your Road To Glory” World Cup show

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Sportsbet.io, part of the Coingaming Group, has announced the launch of an interactive live Twitch-based World Cup show, promising a broadcast “full of unique betting insight.” Bringing news and views from the football showpiece which is set to be held in Russia, “Your Road To Glory” will begin its coverage during the first game of the tournament, Russia versus Saudi …

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Kambi and Rush Street Interactive reach sportsbook agreement

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Kambi has signed a multi-year deal to provide its sportsbook and innovative technology to Rush Street Interactive, following the decision by the United States Supreme Court to fully repeal the country’s federal sports betting ban. Launching within selected states where permitted, the deal covers the provision of online and retail services, in addition to stretching to markets outside of the …

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SBTech aids Churchill Downs’ US iGaming & sports betting entry

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Announcing its entry into real money online gaming and sports betting markets, Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has penned a strategic partnership with SBTech to utilise the firms integrated technology platform. The move will see SBTech supply a US facing iGaming platform allowing CDI to manage both its sports wagering and iGaming operations, in the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s …

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