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Majestic Star Casino partners with Bally Tech

International gambling supplier Bally Technologies INC has been selected by Majestic Star Casino & Hotel as supplier for its igaming inventory. The land based casino plans to enter the regulated US igaming market using Bally Technologies newly built interactive gaming platform. The casino plans to utilize the iGaming platform to provide its players with an array of play-for-free poker, slot, …

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Sportsradar becomes data partner for Belarus Football Federation

Sportsradar,  supplier of sports related data, has announced a new partnership with The Football Federation of Belarus (BFF). Sportradar has signed a five-year deal with commercial rights holder Sport Tube LLC to become official “Sports Data Partner of the Football Federation of Belarus”. The BFF is the governing body of football in Belarus, based in Minsk. It organizes the Belarusian …

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UKGC monitor BetButler withdrawal issues

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is monitoring UK online betting/wagering aggregator – BetButler.com, after having received multiple complaints regarding customer withdrawal issues. The UK gambling regulator has made the issue public, after customers of BetButler took to social media channels to complain about the operators poor service and issues when attempting to withdrawal money from the operator. A UKGC statement …

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Gala Coral announce social partnership with Ruby Seven Studio

Gala Coral have announced its first venture into the social gaming sector, by agreeing a strategic partnership with San Francisco based mobile gaming and social games studio – Ruby Seven Studio. The social games developer is set to develop exclusive social and real money games for the igaming operator, as Coral looks to expand its igaming inventory and create a …

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Czech Rep set to overhaul gambling laws

The Czech Republic is gearing up for an overhaul of its current gambling laws, in order to allow the government mandate to prepare for the regulation and legislation of online gambling. At present the Czech Republic has five licensed operators who supply fixed odds betting terminals – Sazka, Synot, Chance, Fortuna and Tipsport.  The proposed amendments will allow the licensed …

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Emmie Faust – MC&C Media – Finding growth during times of squeezed margins

Ahead of the Betting on Football Conference – Team SBC caught up with Emmie Faust, Business Director of MC&C Media,  to discuss igaming and sports betting marketing trends and impacts. Emmie is an igaming marketing veteran, who set up the first dedicated igaming marketing agency in 2005 – Jack Media London. Jack Media recently merged with MC&C to create MC&C …

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Gibraltar fire disrupts betting services

Igaming operators saw their online services disrupted on Easter Sunday after an explosion hit the main Gibraltar power station. The explosion was caused due to a waterport power station catching fire due to mechanical failure. Gibraltar based fire services spent hours trying to control the fire from spreading further. The impact of the explosion left many companies and Gibraltar residents …

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‘Enough is Enough’ petition launched by ABB

The Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) has launched its petition to protect UK high-street bookmakers against the recent public and government backlash, which it believes has had a negative impact on the industry’s business operations. The petition named ‘Enough is Enough’ launched over the Easter holiday weekend and will be visible throughout UK retail betting shops. UK bookmakers will be …

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Paddy Power & Trinity Mirror set to launch betting app

Strategic partnerships between UK news publishers and igaming operators continue as Paddy Power announced the proposed launch of sports betting app with Trinity Mirror Plc the publishing company for the Daily Mirror and the Sunday People. Paddy Power continues the recent trend in UK sports betting that has seen The Sun announce a Partnership with BetVictor and The Guardian online …

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Winamax to launch French sportsbook

French igaming operator Winamax has announced plans to support its French online poker room with the proposed launch of a Winamax sportsbook. The operator will look to diversify its gaming portfolio and improve company revenues by broadening its product range and services to include online sports betting for French igaming customers. The decision to launch a new sportsbook was undertaken …

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