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Fitzdares and Quantum Leap ‘smashing paywall for fans’ with The Racing App

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Fitzdares and Quantum Leap Solutions have stepped up their marketing efforts for The Racing App, a UK and Irish horse racing news and content platform. The app was developed in partnership between the London-based bookmaker and the B2B technology and product design firm, and made its market entry in the UK and Ireland earlier this month via a soft launch. …

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Kindred priorities ‘clubs and their communities’ with Rangers gambling education

SBC News Kindred priorities ‘clubs and their communities’ with Rangers gambling education

Kindred has revealed that it is funding gambling education sessions designed for players and staff at Rangers FC.  In line with the operator’s ten years of collaboration with the Scottish football team, the independent sessions will be led by gambling harm minimisation consultancy, EPIC Risk Management. Sam Mead, UK General Manager at Kindred Group, commented: “Kindred wants to run a …

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LeoVegas to place ‘key safer gambling messaging’ on Blackpool FC shirts

SBC News LeoVegas to place ‘key safer gambling messaging’ on Blackpool FC shirts

Blackpool FC, with its principal partner LeoVegas, are demonstrating solidarity for Safer Gambling Week. During this Saturday’s (18 November) home fixture against Shrewsbury Town, the operator’s regular branding on the front of all home shirts will be replaced by key messaging and logos surrounding safe betting practices. Sam Behar, LeoVegas Group Director of UK and Ireland, commented: “Responsible gaming is …

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Gambling.com closes on 2023 targets as media partnerships accelerate US growth

SBC News Gambling.com closes on 2023 targets as media partnerships accelerate US growth

Gambling.com Group enters the close of 2023 with confidence, continuing to deliver on accelerated growth targets within North American markets.  Q3 trading saw the igaming media publisher generate corporate revenues of $23.5m, up 19% on corresponding 2022 results of $19.6m. Coping with the trends of a ‘seasonally slow quarter’, period trading saw Gambling.com deliver more than 86,000 (+26%) new depositing …

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UKGC to hold 7 White Paper consultations for 2024 agenda   

SBC News UKGC to hold 7 White Paper consultations for 2024 agenda   

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has notified stakeholders of its plans to hold seven new consultations as part of the continued regulatory review of recommendations put forward by the Gambling Review’s White Paper. As detailed by Tim Miller, the Executive Director on Policy Development for the Gambling Commission, the consultations will address the topics of “socially responsible incentives, customer-led tools, …

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ASA orders Mecca to remove Baga Chipz social post

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Rank Group’s Mecca Bingo has been ordered to remove an Instagram post featuring a prominent drag star by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The post featured celebrity drag queen Baga Chipz alongside a caption reading ‘a good game can transform you! Don’t you just love that post-bingo glow. Over 18s only. BeGambleAware.org. DrinkAware.co.uk. Ts&Cs apply. #letaplaymeccabingo #meccabingo #winning #bingo #winningfeeling …

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Ladbrokes Stacey Carnell wins Betting Shop Manager of the Year award

SBC News Ladbrokes Stacey Carnell wins Betting Shop Manager of the Year award

Stacey Carnell was last night crowned ‘Betting Shop Manager of the Year’ at the Racing Post and SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year event, becoming the fourth Ladbrokes employee to win the prize in the last eight competitions.  The Barnsley betting shop manager was presented with her trophy by ex-England and Yorkshire cricketer Ryan Sidebottom at Lord’s cricket ground …

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GamCare reaches 100,000 young people amid RET levy changes

SBC News GamCare reaches 100,000 young people amid RET levy changes

GamCare is making good progress on delivery of its youth training and outreach initiatives this year, according to an update from the charity. The group explained that over 100,000 young people have now attended its training sessions, with the 100,000th person stepping through the doors this week. On top of this, over 25,000 professionals such as teachers and youth workers …

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