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British racing elevates sponsorship opportunities

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced that advertising on British racecourses will join other major sports by featuring digital LED (light-emitting diode) displays on the landing side of fences. The move to expand the sport’s sponsorship opportunities comes following a consultation with the courses, the Racecourse Association (RCA) and participants including trainers and jockeys – as well as trials …

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InCrowd’s John O’Connor: Learning from the success of our World Cup FTP game

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Back in July, we sat down with John O’Connor, head of business development and sports betting at InCrowd, to chat about InCrowd’s partnership with Sky Sports to deliver a World Cup game that would raise anticipation levels ahead of the kick-off in Russia. After perhaps the most successful World Cup of all time in regard to global engagement and social …

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M88 on board with Leicester City as official betting partner

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Asian centric online betting and gambling site M88 has agreed a deal with English Premier League outfit Leicester City, that sees the firm become the club’s official betting partner. Under the terms of the deal the company is to leverage the 2015/16 Premiership champions global brand across its marketing activities, as M88, who offers sports betting, casino and slots based …

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Coral extends Black Cats partnership

League one favourites, Sunderland  have announced the two year extension of their partnership with UK betting operator Coral. As part of the partnership, Coral will provide the Stadium of Light with a comprehensive match day betting service for every league and cup game throughout the 2018-19 and 2019-2020 seasons. Through its association with Sunderland, Coral aims to further strengthen its …

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JPJ Group divests Social Media division as company eyes H2 growth return

London-listed JPJ Group (formerly Jackpotjoy Plc) has published its H1 2018 interim results, confident of achieving its full-year market expectations, despite its flagship Jackpotjoy brand facing increased demands within the UK market. Updating the market, JPJ records year-to-date group revenues of £161 million, up 10% of corresponding H1 2017’s £147 million. Despite its revenue growth, JPJ records a 4% group …

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SBC Sponsorship Forum drives Betway’s Deportivo Alavés deal

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La Liga’s Deportivo Alavés has thanked SBC for its assistance after securing a two-year front-of-shirt sponsorship deal with Betway. The club’s Deputy General Manager Mikel Bárcena welcomed SBC Founder and CEO Rasmus Sojmark to the Basque country to say thank you for facilitating an introduction to the operator at this year’s Betting on Football at Stamford Bridge. The connection was …

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GiG confident of 2018 targets as company strengthens commercial & product pipelines

Oslo-listed online gambling firm Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) is confident of achieving its full year 2018 expectations, as the company reports strong interim results, driven by growth across its B2C and B2B verticals Year-to-date, GiG has recorded corporate revenues of €74 million (H1 2017: €50 million), as the gambling group continues to strengthen its commercial pipeline combining organic and acquired …

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GambleAware backs Scottish Youth Problem Gambling Initiative – Fast Forward

Industry charity GambleAware has invested £750,000 in Scottish youth problem gambling charity counterpart Fast Forward. The grant will see Fast Forward establish Scotland’s ‘Gambling Education Hub’, based on the ‘Gambling Education Toolkit’ developed by the charity last year. The Hub seeks to extend the scope and scale of gambling education, awareness, training and support offered by organisations. A core target, for …

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Authentic Gaming gets the go-ahead for UK expansion

Authentic Gaming will bring its suite of games and products to the UK market after being granted a licence by the Gambling Commission. The supplier has a strong portfolio of live roulette games, which includes its flagship Authentic Roulette product, which live streams from roulette tables located on the floors of premium casino resorts around the world. The supplier, who …

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Winning Post: Complications continue over Italian regulations

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Australia: betting market – new (Aussie) rules? In Australia, the coming of POC taxes, combined with the tightening of online gaming regulations, has been well reported. But now we can see it starting to shape the Australian market through financial results, especially given the wave of consolidation – and market exits. While the majority of operators are seeing these developments …

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