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Paddy Power Pulls Dennis Rodman North Korea Sponsorship

Irish sports betting operator Paddy Power  has announced the withdrawal of its sponsorship of former Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons basketballer Dennis Rodman trips to North Korea in response to “recent events” in the communist Republic of North Korea. Mr Rodman returned from his third trip to North Korea on Monday, ten days after it was revealed by foreign news …

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Match Fixing to be Debated at ICE 2014

Attendees to ICE 2014 – taking place at London ExCeL (4-6 February) – are being given a unique opportunity to be guided through the legal considerations and pitfalls surrounding Gaming Convergence, Sports Betting, and new trends and developments in emerging and European jurisdictions. The event is taking place courtesy of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) Master Class, being held …

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Paddy Power Launch ‘Personalized’ App Campaign

Sports betting operator Paddy Power has announced the launch of a UK marketing campaign to promote their fully personalized mobile sports betting app. The Irish operator claims that the app, is the first personalized mobile application for the sports betting market.  According to UK news source MarketingWeek.co.uk , the operator has launched the app as part of a wider plan to …

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NordicBet.com Stops Wagering Outside of Scandinavia

Betsson Group ­­acquired sports betting brand – NordicBet.com has sent out a player communication announcing that the operator would no longer be accepting wagers on any of its products from region outside of –, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. As of the 2nd of January 2014, NordicBet customers outside of the above mentioned territories will not …

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Cricket Australia Set Up Anti Corruption Unit

Cricket Australia (CA) has announced the creation of a dedicated unit to fight corruption in the sports, the unit will focus on match-fixing,betting fraud,  doping  and other activities that might undermine the integrity of its Australian Cricket, its national team and its national competitions. CA’s senior legal counsel Iain Roy would head the special unit. A Cricket Australia statement made by …

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William Hill To Stick With Gibraltar

Gaming operator William Hill has confirmed that it wants to keep its operational base for its digital betting service in Gibraltar, despite the impending UK Gaming tax clampdown which is set to cost the operator millions of pounds. William Hill, the UK’s biggest gaming brand, set up operational offices in Gibraltar, allowing it to market and acquire British gamblers, whilst …

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EveryMatrix Appoint Roee Weinberg as Lead Product Manager

EveryMatrix supplier of igaming software platforms have announced the appointment of Roee Weinberg a Lead Product Manager for their OddsMatrix sports betting platform. Weinberg joins from sports betting solution provider – SBTech, and will take over development and future innovation of the EveryMatrix betting platform. EveryMatrix are in the process of revamping their sports betting platform, and will look to …

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Bragbet Become Betting Partner to the Northern Ireland Football League

Irish igaming operator Bragbet, have confirmed the agreement to become the official betting partner of the Northern Ireland Football League. The deal to promote football betting odds on Bragbet, has been agreed  on a two-and-a-half. Backed by Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica, the deal is Bragbet second official betting partnership, last October the operator agreed to become official betting partner for …

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888 On Course to Hit 2013 Targets

888 Holdings – the igaming operator of brands such as 888Sports, 888Poker and 888 Casino, has stated that it remains confident of meeting its set financial expectations for 2013.  for  adjusted earnings before interest tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA). In an updated statement 888 Holdings stated that the company had demonstrated a strong third-quarter update for 2013,which had transferred into …

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Win a World Cup Shirt – SBC Survey!

Fancy wearing one of the shirts that will grace the World Cup 2014? Well take part in a quick SBC survey for a chance to win one for free,courtesy of team SBC! It’s only a 9 questions so it won’t take you more than 5 minutes of  your time. The answers will help shape the future of the Sports Betting …

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