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London casinos warn against blanket 10pm curfew

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has confirmed that London casinos are prepared to close their bar premises in order to avoid a curfew being imposed on the capital’s entertainment venues. The BGC’s statement comes as the government reviews further lockdown measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as the UK enters its autumn months. Latest news reports suggest …

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Downing Street seeks central role in Gambling Act reforms

PM Boris Johnson is reported to have instructed his closest advisors to take direct control of the government’s imminent review of the 2005 Gambling Act, steering DCMS reforms and agenda.  Reported by this weekend’s Guardian, Dominic Cummings and Munira Mirza – the director of the No10 Policy Unit – are rumoured to have taken a ‘personal interest in the review’, …

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All change for Spotlight marketing as Louise Agran ends CMO tenure

Spotlight Sports Group has restructured its marketing leadership team by confirming that long-term executive Louise Agran has ended her 12-year tenure as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Updating media partners, Spotlight has confirmed that current Digital Director Gethin Evans will takeover Agran’s executive remit at the end of September. Both Agran and Evans were key stakeholders in the firm’s 2020 corporate …

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Joshi returns with ‘Football Survivor’ the betting app for generation TikTok

Social betting app ‘Football Survivor’ has been launched, bringing the fan favourite ‘killer – last man standing’ game to football pools. The mobile app has been developed by social media entrepreneur Olly Joshi, the former founder of betting community and YouTube football channel ‘WantMyBet’. Football Survivor is a straightforward football pools knockout game that sees players pick one team to …

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Lord Foster takes charge of ‘Peers for Gambling Reform’ group

A group of peers within the House of Lords will undertake a review of gambling industry safeguards, duties and customer protections, seeking to inform the government about urgent changes to gambling regulation. ‘Peers for Gambling Reform’ (PGR) will be Chaired by Lord Foster of Bath (Liberal Democrat). Vice Chairs of the Group will include Lord Smith of Hindhead (Conservative), Baroness …

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Crouchy soothes fans’ nerves in new Paddy Power ad

Following its ‘socially distanced title-party’ and March’s attempt at becoming a Cheltenham Festival jockey, Paddy Power has recast Peter Crouch to deliver its vital message that a ‘new normal means same old football’. Continuing to work alongside ‘Crouchy’, Paddy Power wishes to ease Premier League fans’ nerves ahead of a season of visible changes and adjustments away from the terraces. …

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UKGC highlights concerns on increased machine interactions post-lockdown 

Tracking the performance of all licensed gambling verticals, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has revealed that July saw a ‘slight month-on-month decrease’ in the amount spent by consumers on online gambling (including online slots).  The UKGC has published further data on gambling consumer habits and operator engagements registered across land-based and digital verticals for the period of May-to-July 2020. “Gambling …

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BGC slams ‘illogical’ North East casino curfew

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has slammed the further lockdown imposed on North East England, stating that the restrictions will ‘inevitably lead to job losses in the casino sector’. Following a recent surge in coronavirus cases across the region, health secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the enforcement of a ‘regional lockdown’, which will see leisure and entertainment venues, such as …

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Optival targets app users with new enhanced TBA Version

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Optival LTD, a data-first approach performance marketing company and comparison product specialist, has recently launched a new version of its Top Betting Apps (TBA) website, which puts the spotlight on betting apps and all things mobile betting related. As a result of the newly launched version of the TBA site, mobile users can enjoy a more enhanced UX, including better …

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Inside Edge: Rose to mount Bayern challenge in the Bundesliga

Bundesliga - xnjx 17.09.2020 Mönchengladbach 1. Fussball-Bundesliga Pressekonferenz Borussia Moenchengladbach vor dem Spiel bei Borussia Dortmund Marco Rose Trainer Gladbach Gemaess den Vorgaben der DFL Deutsche Fussball Liga ist es untersagt, in dem Stadion und/oder vom Spiel angefertigte Fotoaufnahmen in Form von Sequenzbildern und/oder videoaehnlichen Fotostrecken zu verwerten bzw. Verwerten zu lassen. DFL regulations prohibit any use of photographs as image sequences and/or quasi-video. Moenchengladbach *** xnjx 17 09 09 2020 Mönchengladbach 1 Football Bundesliga Press conference Borussia Moenchengladbach before the game at Borussia Dortmund Marco Rose Trainer Gladbach According to the DFL Deutsche Fussball Liga regulations it is prohibited to use photographs taken in the stadium and/or during the game in the form of sequence images and/or video-like photo series or to have them used DFL regulations prohibit any use of photographs as image sequences and or quasi video Moenchengladbach.

Over the next few months, Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – will be looking at the best of the weekend’s sporting activity. This time, our attention turns to the start of the road in Serie A and the Bundesliga, where Bayern Munich are primed for more domestic (and European) glory, as well as the likely US Open contenders …

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