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Tough Summer Sees Revenue Fall For Rank Group

iGaming Operator Rank Group Plc has announced ‘disappointing performance’ in revenue for Q3 of 2013. Like for like revenue has decreased by 7% in the 15 weeks through to October 2013. Rank Group has cited the hot British summer and the lack of a major international football schedule as the reasons for the decline in sales and revenues that has …

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Clarion Events Appoint Jo Mayer as Marketing Director

Clarion Events, responsible for the industry’s leading gaming brands, including ICE Totally Gaming, ICE Conferences, EiG, GiGse, BgC, WrB and the recently established Corporate Intelligence division (Ci), has a new Marketing Director in the form of senior events specialist Jo Mayer. Jo Mayer, who was part of the Clarion team attending G2E and will attend EiG in Barcelona, has over …

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Tradologic Partners with KMi Gaming

Tradologic, the world’s leading binary options trading platform provider, has appointed KMi Gaming to maximise opportunities in the betting and gaming industry, with a specific focus on the UK, Irish & wider European region. KMi Gaming offers a range of consultancy services to its strategic partners that range from investors to start-ups to global brands. CEO Keith McDonnell and his …

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Paddy Tops FreeBets.com Value For September

For the second month in succession Paddy Power took the FREEBETS.com monthly money back offers title, after the Irish bookmaker trumped its online rivals with another round of promotions that offered punters tremendous value. It was the third time in the last five months Paddy Power took the award which is produced by the FREEBETS.com team. They analyse money back …

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Playtech Invest 3% Stake in Ladbrokes

Israeli based igaming software and technology provider Playtech has informed shareholders that it has acquired a 3% stake in troubled igaming operator Ladbrokes Plc. According to UK newpaper the Daily Telegraph ,The Playtech board informed shareholders that it had purchased its stake at a value of (US) $38m, calming speculation that Playtech would acquire outright Ladbrokes. Playtech controlled by Israeli …

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William Hill Face Tough 4th Quarter For 2013

iGaming operator William Hill published third quarter 2013 results that saw the company drop £20m below set expectations for company performance in the year. William Hill saw operational revenue increase by 10%, nevertheless net operating profit was down 31% on set targets. William Hill have warned investors that there is no certainty whether the company will be able to make …

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BET365 Headline Newbury Racecourse Hennessy Heritage Festival

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The Racecourse Newbury today announces that bet365 has become the new headline sponsor for the Hennessy Heritage Festival, signing a new long term agreement. Headquartered in Stoke and with a worldwide customer base of over ten million, bet365 is the world’s largest online sports betting company. They will sponsor races across the three days including the Grade Two bet365 Long …

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William Hill Prepare for Australia with Relaunch of Brand

iGaming operator William Hill announced this Friday a 20% rise in it’s first half of 2013 year sales. William Hill stated that it had experienced a “record” Grand National, after Auroras Encore, the 66-1 outsider, rode to victory.The bookmaker also noted a gain of £400,000 staked on the birth of the Royal baby, which William Hill claimed to gain 4,000 …

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Betway Sponsor Total Warrior UK Charity Run

Online sports book Betway has agreed to sponsor the Cumbria 10 kilometer and 10 mile  Total Warrior Challenge. The UK charity event run hosted in the Lake District is the toughest amateur run in the uk cross country calendar and will see more than 5,000 runners participate. Bob Dutnall, Betway’s Executive Director, sCommented:  “Betway is delighted to announce its sponsorship …

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Social Gambling New Venture Gaming Realms To Begin Trading

New social gaming/gambling venture Gaming Realms part of is to begin trading on the London AIM Stock Market tomorrow morning. The new social gaming venture set-up by ex Foxy Bingo founders Simon Collins and Patrick Southon consisting of a £12m reverse takeover of social gambling operators Gaming Realms, BeJig and Alchemy Bet will begin trading on the Alternative Investment Market, …

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