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Bet-at-home Extend Schalke 04 Partnership

iGaming operator Bet-at-home has confirmed the extension of its sponsorship agreement with popular Rhineland based Bundesliga football club Schalke 04. Bet-at-home will continue to be the football clubs official betting partner, an agreement that has been in place since August 2011. the extension will see the partnership continue for another two Bundesliga seasons – 2014-15 to 2015-16. Schalke 04 are one …

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Paddy Power Acquire Hacketts

Irish gaming operator Paddy Power has announced the acquisition of independent bookmakers – Hacketts, who currently operate nine betting shops in the Irish regions of Limerick, Dublin, Clonmel, Templemore and Tullamore. The deal is set to be finalized in 2014 The acquired betting shops are set to be re-branded and re-decorated in the Paddy Power. The acquisition of Hacketts betting …

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Mybet Appoint Sven Ivo Brinck as Chief Executive.

German gaming operator Mybet Group, operator of sports betting brands – JaXX.com, mybet and totobet has appointed former Tipp24 lotteries senior executive Sven Ivo Brinck to replace Mathias Dahms as the Groups Chief Executive. Brinck joins the mybet group after more than ten years service to Tipp24, the Hamburg based online lottery brokerage, Brinck held various senior positions during his …

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Coral.co.uk Renew Sponsorship of Welsh Grand National

UK igaming operator Coral,  has announced the agreement to extend its title sponsorship of the Welsh Grand National annual horse racing event for a further five years. The Welsh Grand National horse racing event which  takes place every December 28th at Chepstow Racecourse as part of the Welsh Horse Racing Christmas programme. Coral.com has agreed to further sponsor the event, …

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Profit Surge Sees Betfred Plan Expansion

The Manchester Evening News newspaper has reported that gaming operator Betfred is preparing to further expand after a strong performance in 2014, which has seen the company record a profit surge of almost £70 million (€83 million/$114.3 million). The Manchester based newspaper reports that Betfred posted a record revenue of £8 billion, a 16.5% increase on the  £6.7 billion revenues reported by …

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Don Best Sports Goes Live With NBA In-Play Trading

Don Best Sports, the leading supplier of odds and data services for North American sports, is proud to announce that it has gone live with its new In-Play Pricing and Trading service for the NBA through the company’s recently launched Trading Services division. Moving into 2014, Don Best has lined up a series of key partners who will be taking …

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67 Gaming Debutantes at Sensational ICE 2014

Visitors attending the 2014 edition of ICE Totally Gaming (4-6 February) will have access to 67 new exhibitors drawn from across the international gaming community. Topping the league table of new exhibitors is host nation the United Kingdom with 15 new exhibitors, followed by Malta (9), Austria (4), Cyprus, Gibraltar and Greece (3). The first time exhibitors at ICE 2014 …

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Endemol Invest $13m in Plumbee

Entertainment publishers Endemol have announced a stage investment in London social gaming start-up Plumbee. Endemol have invested a sum of $13m in the latest round ofstage funding for the social casino gaming digital start-up. Existing venture capitalist investors – Paris based Idinvest Partners have also participated in this round, Plumbee is now valued at $40m. The investment set by  Endemol, will see …

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PIMS-SCA Launch Prize Pad Vault Game With Empire Casino

Risk management company, PIMS-SCA, has launched its latest campaign with Empire Casino. The Empire Casino, Leicester Square, will be using the PIMS-SCA PrizePad Vault Game as part of a wider campaign to encourage customers to sign up for the new Empire Casino loyalty card.  The loyalty card allows members entry to exclusive promotional events plus offers on in-house food and drink. …

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Olybet – Granted Gaming License in Lithuania

Last Friday the 13th of December 2013, Olympic Entertainment Group, the holding company of Olybet sports betting brand was granted a sports betting and gaming license allowing the operator to offer and promote gaming products to Lithuania citizens. Olybet are set to target the region by opening sports betting cafes and offering customer sports betting services online Olympic Entertainment Group, …

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