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Lesniak critical of Chris Christies New Jersey sports betting veto

Pro sports betting senator Raymond ‘Ray’ Lesniak criticised New Jersey Governor Chris Christies actions regarding the veto of the potential sports betting bill for the state of New Jersey. Lesniak who had put forward the bill as an alternative way for allowing sports betting wagering in New Jersey licenced casinos and racetracks, thus bypassing federal laws implemented by the Professional …

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La Liga teams up with Couchmans to create data strategy

International sports law firm Couchmans LLP has been advising Spain’s top football leagues on their data strategy over the past year, culminating in the recently announced “official data partner deal” between Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP) and UK company Satellite Information Services (SIS). Under the official data partner deal, SIS has been appointed as LFP’s official partner to collect and …

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Real Sports Global partners with Trinity Mirror

Real Sports Global has launched 5050Streak, a social version of its i casino game 5050Sports, featuring international sports personalities and exclusively-licensed archive broadcast footage, with publisher Trinity Mirror. The agreement sees 5050Streak, where Facebook players aim to win 5050Coins, become available to online (with mobile to follow) readers of Mirror.co.uk. The social platform contains classic free-play features, including leaderboards, challenges, competitions …

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666Bet becomes Leicester City betting partner

Leicester City Football Club today announces a new platinum partnership with online betting company 666Bet. The agreement will see 666Bet become the Foxes’ Official Betting Partner and exclusive European Betting Partner for the 2014/15 season.Ian Flanagan, Commercial Director for Leicester City Football Club, said: “Our partnership with 666Bet brings together a new player in the online betting market with a …

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Gala Interactive appoints Alison Digges as Director of iGaming

Gala Interactive have announced the promotion of Alison Digges as Director of Igaming Services.  Digges replaces the departing Director of Casino Kasper Trier – Poulson, the interactive role has been designed to integrate Digges senior management roles within the bingo, games and casino divisions of Gala interactive. Alison Digges joined Gala Interactive as Head of Bingo in February 2012, she …

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Marathonbet secures Tottenham Hotspur betting partnership

Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur have signed a record two-year deal with Marathonbet, which will see the sportsbook giant become the club’s new exclusive betting partner. The north London side previously operated a regional partner model in the gaming sector, but the new partnership sees Marathonbet take full category exclusivity, giving Tottenham Hotspur’s global fanbase a consistent betting experience no …

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bet-at-home posts improved H1 2014 performance

European sports betting and igaming operator bet-at-home published its 2014 H1 financial report. The operator posted a yearly increase of 27.9% in gross gaming revenues, to €53.1 million (£42.33 million). Improved gaming revenues were supported by improved company net revenues, which increased by €1.9 million to €9.3 million (£7.5 million). Representing a 25.5% increase on first half 2013 performance of …

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Russell Young appointed Commercial Director of Betfred.com

Betfred has announced the promotion of Russell Young from Head of Commercial Management, to Betfred.com Commercial Director. Young will replace Rakesh Chablani who has recently been promoted to the position of Managing Director of Betfred’s digital business. Young’s appointment, which was announced to operator staff members last Friday, will see him take on commercial responsibilities and performance of Betfred.com brands. …

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Trader conflict of interest sees ABB members review terms

The UK Gambling Commission has been working with the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB)  and betting operators to reduce the risk of potential conflicts of interest when a trader encounters information that might indicate suspicious betting activity. This follows unusual betting activity at horse races early this year. As a result ABB members have agreed to adjust their betting terms …

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Microgaming launches university bursaries initiative

The award will see Microgaming fund accommodation and essential living costs (excluding course fees) up to £6,000 per annum. Recipients of the bursaries will be demonstrably talented; Microgaming wants to bring home-grown talent to the fore. Roger Raatgever, CEO of Microgaming, explains: “The youth of the Island are our future – this generation will shape the growth of the Isle of …

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