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.

Harry Whittington on-board with Betdaq as brand ambassador

SBC News Harry Whittington on-board with Betdaq as brand ambassador

Betdaq has unveiled its latest brand ambassador, with grade 1 winning National Hunt trainer Harry Whittington aligning himself with the online betting exchange brand. Under the terms of the partnership Whittington is to provide content on a weekly basis to Betdaq’s multi-sport content site, betdaqtips.com, which will see its customers offered a unique insight “into one of the UK’s most …

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OtherLevels lauds “great opportunity” ahead of #BOSWEEK

SBC News OtherLevels lauds “great opportunity” ahead of #BOSWEEK

In-play has enjoyed a tremendous surge in popularity since introduction, and now encapsulates such a huge chunk of many revenue streams. As in-play grows, however, so does the need for personalised, relevant real-time player engagement, which can be so instrumental with regards to those all important retention figures. This is one such area OtherLevels are to address as part of …

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ASA upholds “irresponsible” Gala Interactive ad

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The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld one complaint against Gala Interactive, for suggesting gambling involved skill rather chance, as it promoted its new Britain’s Got Talent Slingo game. Featuring a man playing on his tablet, before making a gesture with his arm and going on to spin plates on his fingers, one individual “challenged whether the ad implied that …

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6 of the Best – Twelve40’s Andy Jarrett

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Andy Jarrett, Twelve40 CEO. Continue reading to discover why Melbourne conjures up both good and bad memories memories and which Quentin Tarantino classic is a particular favourite, amongst much more. Best Holiday I’m very lucky to have visited some amazing places, but if I had to pick one I’d say the Maldives. …

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Camelot drives changes across its range of games

SBC News Camelot drives changes across its range of games

Camelot UK Lotteries have announced Lotto and EuroMillions alterations, in addition to preliminary details of a brand new game set to launch, following a recent company wide strategic review. Identifying improvements to the National Lottery range of games as “one of four key areas where action was needed,” it’s striving to “get back into long-term, sustainable growth” and maximise contributions …

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6 of the Best – Redzonesports’ Stephen Baumohl

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Stephen Baumohl, CO-Founder of Redzonesports.bet. Continue reading to discover all about a four month South American adventure, how a desperate bet resulted in a great weekend and which movie masterpiece’s production was observed from very close quarters.   Best Holiday I spent four months in South America in 2011 where there were …

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BHA aims to enhance integrity and safety with“one team” focus

SBC News BHA aims to enhance integrity and safety with“one team” focus

British horseracing is to see the evolution of its officiating model from 2019, designed to raise the bar on the sports regulation, in addition to how it handles issues of integrity, safety, welfare and the management of risk on the racecourse. Coming as the result of an extensive consultation process, the new raceday regulatory system was born on the belief …

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Jumpman Gaming and Progress Play fall foul of the CMA

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Jumpman Gaming and Progress Play have agreed to remove terms and conditions prohibiting players from obtained their money in one go, after an investigation by the the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The CMA has been working UK regulator the Gambling Commission, to improve terms and conditions for players online and to help ensure firms do not break consumer protection …

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HKJC praises mainland links with Conghua Racecourse opening

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has announced the official opening of its Conghua Racecourse, which it hails as a new era for horse racing, whilst celebrating the close relations between Hong Kong and Guandong. Situated in the Conghua District of Guangzhou, in the Guangdong Province of south-eastern China, Conghua Racecourse provides the mainland with its first “world-class racecourse and …

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