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180Vita Enters Social Sports Market With Tipday Launch

SBC News 180Vita Enters Social Sports Market With Tipday Launch

180Vita, the owner of igaming media and entertainment sites such as PokerTube, FootballTube andPokerVIP, has entered the realm of sports tipping with its new free betting site Tipday.Tipday is now fully live after soft-launching earlier this year, and allows players to make predictions on thousands of sporting events from English Premier League football to NBA basketball. Players can earn points for correct tips, and enough successful …

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Fred Done sponsors Bolton Hospice Midnight Memories Walk

SBC News Fred Done sponsors Bolton Hospice Midnight Memories Walk

Betfred owner Fred Done may just be the most generous man in gambling. This March Done, a lifelong Manchester United fan, ordered Betfred management to refund £200,000 to Manchester United fans who had high hopes on their football club retaining the Barclays Premier League title. This week Betfred announced that Fred Done would sponsor the Bolton Hospice’s eighth annual Midnight …

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GTECH Reorganise US Management team to focus on Tech convergence.

SBC News GTECH Reorganise US Management team to focus on Tech convergence.

GTECH S.p.A. has reorganised its Americas management team to meet its customers’ growing needs for an integrated offering across multiple gaming channels, including lottery, VLT, commercial casino, and interactive gaming. It has also created a new Lottery Management Services structure to meet lotteries’ increasing needs for greater efficiency and reliable profits through private or outsourced management services provided by GTECH. The new management team, …

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Sportsbet files court injunction against BetEazy.com over staff poaching

SBC News Sportsbet files court injunction against BetEazy.com over staff poaching

Australian bookmaker Sportsbet has filed a Supreme Court injunction against Beteasy, in order to halt staff members defecting to new online betting operator Betasy.com. BetEazy.com, is the new sports betting brand of ex Sportsbet Managing Director and Founder Matthew Tripp. Sportsbet, who are owned by Irish gambling operator – Paddy Power filed a court injuncation with the State of Victoria …

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David Lammy MP protests against Paddy Power shop in Tottenham

SBC News David Lammy MP protests against Paddy Power shop in Tottenham

Tottenham Labour Party MP, David Lammy met residents and councillors outside the Sugar Cane pub, in Lordship Lane, Wood Green to protest against sports betting operator Paddy Power plans to open a third retail betting shop in the area. The bookmaker plans to turn the privately owned pub site, into an area Paddy Power bookmaker. Lammy and protestors are concerned …

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Canberra ACTTAB sale labelled a Sham Process

SBC News Canberra ACTTAB sale labelled a Sham Process

The sale of Australian government owned bookmaker ACTTAB, has been labelled a ‘sham process’ by corporate gambling operators who expressed interest in acquiring the retail bookmaker. ACTTAB’s sale has hit the headlines in Australia, as its appears that private bidders have been shut out of the sale to purchase the state owned operators assets. The government is looking to sell …

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Realistic Games release industry first embedded blackjack and roulette on Paddy Power App

SBC News Realistic Games release industry first embedded blackjack and roulette on Paddy Power App

Realistic Games and Paddy Power have created an industry first by embedding blackjack and roulette into the operator’s new sportsbook iPad App. The products allow users of the latest version of the App to switch between their betting slip and the table games without having to transfer money or leave the sportsbook. Paddy Power launched the games in time for the …

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Belgian Gambling Commission allowed to target players with fines & prison sentences

SBC News Belgian Gambling Commission allowed to target players with fines & prison sentences

In a drive to target unlicensed igaming operators, the Belgian Gambling Commission (BGC) has updated the country’s Gambling Act, passed in 2011. New amendments issued to the Gambling Act of 2011, will allow Belgian authorities to prosecute Belgian players wagering on unlicensed igaming operators.  Belgian players who choose to wager on unlicensed igaming operators could face severe fines of up …

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