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William Hill Post Q4 Surge

UK Gaming and sports betting operator –William Hill expects 2013 group operating profit to be around the £335m mark, as the operator report a strong Q4 results to finish the 2013 financial year. The operator further reported that EBIT before exceptional items would reach + £320m. Additionally William Hill reported a boost in net revenue by 14%. Key Q4 drivers …

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Betradar Bring ‘The Power’ to ICE 2014

Betradar, the unique one-stop provider for betting and gaming operators worldwide, will be attending ICE Totally Gaming 2014, held at ExCeL Centre in London, from 04.02.2014 until 06.02.2013. ICE Totally Gaming 2014 – the biggest event in the gaming industry – is the ideal exhibition to present product innovations and improvements. At this showcase event, Betradar will be able to …

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Black Weekend For UK Bookmakers

The weekend of  the 11th of January 2014 ( Premier League match day 21) proved to be a nightmare for UK sports betting operators, as reports suggest that bookmakers made a combined loss of more than £30 million (€36.2 million/$49.3 million). All top eight English Premier League sides managed to beat their respective opponents. The weekend soccer action saw no upsets …

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32Red Post a Record 2013

Gibraltar based igaming operator 32Red published that  it had posted record annual revenues for 2013. The company stated that it had now witnessed 4 years of consecutive annual growth for its gaming operations in casino and sports betting. The operator revealed that its total revenues had increased by 21% on 2012 figures to £38.8m in 2013. Management at 32Red had …

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Spain’s Groupo Codere Enter Debt Talks

Spanish Gaming Group – Codere, has issued a corporate statement declaring that the group would not make its debt interest payment due on Jan. 15 2015  on a several bond issues. Codere added that it was continuing debt restructuring negotiations with creditors to help the company maintain operations. According to news source Bloomberg, Codere have been granted an extended loan …

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MET Police Target ICE 2014

The Metropolitan Police Force will be taking a high profile presence at ICE Totally Gaming (4-6th February) as part of its ongoing commitment to disrupt Organised Criminal Networks (OCN’S) which target both land-based and remote gaming operators. Detective Constable Mat Wake of the Met’s Gaming Unit, who will be leading activities from stand N14-340 at ICE, believes the opportunity to …

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UKash Announce Voucher Partnership With Birmingham City FC

Online payment provider UKash has announced the launch of a partnership with English Championship football club – Birmingham City. The partnership  will allow fans without credit or debit cards to purchase match tickets using the UKash voucher system. The partnership will extend the football clubs revenue channels by allowing fans access to purchase Birmingham City goods – such as match …

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Freebets.com – Bet365 Tops Xmas Value Back Offers

bet365 scooped the FREEBETS.com award for the best money-back bookmaker during December, adding to its November title, and giving one of the world’s largest online oddsmakers a third crown since leading affiliate site and sports betting service FREEBETS.com started their market-leading analysis in May 2013. The Stoke-based layer came up trumps ahead of William Hill and Paddy Power with four …

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A BET A to Provide David Pluck Bookmakers with EPOS

A Bet A Technology, a gaingsupplier of EPOS, call centre, and online transactional software, has signed a deal with independent bookmakers David Pluck Limited. The specialist provider, which services betting operators throughout the UK and Ireland, as well as 22 different global territories, will replace Open Bet as the operator’s exclusive supplier. David Pluck, which began trading in Widnes, Cheshire …

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FSB Technology Closes £2.6M in Funding

 Real-time sportsbook platform provider FSB Technology (UK) Ltd. has announced the successful completion a £2.6 million funding round. The investment was led by Mark Blandford, the founder of Sportingbet and one of the gaming industry’s most respected investors. FSB is co-founded by David McDowell and Sam Lawrence. McDowell was also co-founder of newly listed GameAccount Network, where Lawrence was CTO. …

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