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Flutter adds BetConstruct gaming offering to Betfair platform 

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Flutter Entertainment has put pen to paper with BetConstruct for the integration of the latter’s gaming offerings to the Betfair International platform.  Thanks to the new partnership, Flutter – which has a presence in more than 20 regulated markets through its portfolio of brands such as Betfair – will be able to continue its strategy of supplying players with safer …

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Sky Bet expands FTP suite with Incentive Games

SBC News Sky Bet expands FTP suite with Incentive Games

Sky Bet has linked with Incentive Games, as the operator looks to tap into the igaming industry and free to play games to elevate player engagement. As a result of the collaboration, the operator will launch Match 5 as the firm looks to elevate the crossover from igaming to sportsbook. John Gordon, CEO and Co-Founder of Incentive Games, said: “We’re incredibly …

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“Exemplary” push-to-web GSGB methodology endorsed in latest UKGC independent review

Sarah Garnder: UKGC consultation conclusions due this summer

The UK Gambling Commission’s (UKGC) Gambling Survey for Great Britain (GSGB) has received an endorsement for its push-to-web methodology from an independent review.  Patrick Sturgis, professor at the London School of Economics and review leader, highlighted the developments in the GSGB as “exemplary in all respects”. According to him, push-to-web will also introduce “a number of important benefits”. Sturgis was …

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HWB appoints new members to complete equine welfare strategy

SBC News HWB appoints new members to complete equine welfare strategy

Three new members have been appointed to the Horse Welfare Board (HWB) to continue British horseracing’s commitment to the highest standards of animal welfare, safety, and aftercare. The HWB serves as the independent body on equine care and welfare standards reporting to the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). The board continues to prioritise the principal objectives of its “A Life Well …

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Rank takes on full customer compliance platfrom of DoTrust

John O’Reilly: Rank is a clear winner of White Paper changes

Rank Group Plc has expanded its principal supplier partnership with the Department of Trust (DoTrust) to cover all compliance and customer risk assessment duties of the LSE-listed gambling group. As announced this morning, Rank Interactive unit will integrate “DoTrust Complete”, the “first dedicated platform offering end-to-end frictionless and enhanced financial risk checks to support all stages of the player journey.” …

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188BET to shift operations from Isle of Man back to the Philippines

SBC News 188BET to shift operations from Isle of Man back to the Philippines

188BET has announced that it is shutting down its operations in the Isle of Man as it shifts to the Philippines, changing its regulatory jurisdiction.  The operator has emphasised that during the transition it will ensure ‘responsible gambling practices and continuity’ by offering players options and enhanced services under the framework of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR). The …

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Betfair shortens odds on Labour majority as Tories stick with Sunak 

SBC News Betfair shortens odds on Labour majority as Tories stick with Sunak 

The Labour Party’s odds of winning a forthcoming General Election have shortened to 1/4 following by-election wins in the constituencies of Kingswood and Wellingborough. Yesterday’s double victory sees Betfair Politics improve Labour’s odds of winning the next UK election from 1/3 to 1/4 (80%). Of significance, observers noted the significant swings of 11,000 votes in Kingswood and 18,500 in Wellingborough …

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SIS inks deal with Genius Sports for the provision of 24/7 esports offering 

SBC News SIS inks deal with Genius Sports for the provision of 24/7 esports offering 

Live betting provider SIS (Sports Information Services) has signed a distribution agreement with Genius Sports for the supply of the former’s Competitive Gaming product.  More than 150,000 annual live events fall under the calendar of SIS’s Competitive Gaming solution, which can now be accessed through that global sportsbook network of Genius Sports. The content covers both e-soccer and e-basketball, with …

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BHA expands High Value Developmental Races for 2024

SBC News BHA expands High Value Developmental Races for 2024

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has revealed programming of over 80 High Value Developmental Races for the 2024 Flat season worth more than £3m in total prize money. This initiative was in collaboration with British Stallions Studs (EBF), Juddmonte, Darley and Tattersalls combining to provide financial support for an essential part of the race programme, with the races involved also …

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