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Inside Edge: Is there magic to be found in the FA Cup fourth round?

Inside Edge: Is there magic to be found in the FA Cup fourth round?

Rounding off the week, Joe Mellor and Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – take a look at how the top-tier teams fare against lower league opposition in the FA Cup, and where the magic might be in this year’s round four. FA Cup fourth round – Where’s the value? Dating back to the 1998/99 season, there …

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Making betting safer: Why Mindway AI is the perfect fit for Better Collective

Better Collective kicked off 2021 with the exciting news that it had purchased a further 70% of shares in problem gambling detection specialist Mindway AI – a deal which the sports betting media group says will form a key part of its strategy to ‘make betting safer’. In this month’s Better Collective Spotlight, we sat down with Mindway AI’s CEO …

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Peter Murray: W2 affordability takes central role in the safer gambling arena

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The ‘laser-like’ focus of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) on player protection, combined with the likely compliance updates from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) led review of the UK Gambling Act, could mean that adoption of W2’s new real-time affordability solution becomes vital for the country’s gaming operators. We spoke to W2 Head of Sales Peter …

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Pronet Gaming: It pays to stay alert to live sports changes

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As disruption to the live sports calendar continues, Pronet Gaming Sportsbook and Trading Director Thomas Molloy examines what lessons the industry has learned from last year.  The shockwaves that resounded from last year’s shutdown of elite sport across the globe still resonate. Leagues and events that would in normal times be enjoyed by millions, not only inside stadiums but also …

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Winning Post: US tribes scrabble for market advantage

Regulus Partners observes that US wagering’s heritage stakeholders are playing unsustainable word games to maintain market advantages… __________ Among all the drivers shaping sports betting adoption in the US, a very important factor often left out of accumulating lists is grammar and the meaning of words. On one level the importance of what words mean to the evolving landscape is …

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Gibraltar gambling industry will continue to ‘grow and thrive’ post-Brexit

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) on 31 December, 2020, the issue of the country’s overseas territory Gibraltar has been repeatedly raised in gambling industry circles. Gibraltar, which is the home to many gaming and sports betting operators, was the subject of an 11th hour deal between British and Spanish political authorities with regard to its post-Brexit …

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Inside Edge: Has the Liverpool and Man United rivalry reignited?

Inside Edge: Has Liverpool and Man United's rivalry been reignited?

This week’s Inside Edge analysis from Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – begins by looking at this weekend’s Premier League blockbuster at Anfield, and whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men can retain their spot at the top of the table. The Red Devils currently sit three points clear of their rivals at the top of the …

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Bookies Corner: Pricing a bonkers Premier League season

SBC checks in on how bookmakers’ nerves are faring as we move through the craziest Premier League season of all time, which week-to-week is producing shocks and trauma.  SBC: As it stands, the Premier League table sees seven teams separated by just seven points and no clubs showing any consistency in their form. Is 2020/2021 the Premier League’s craziest ever …

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Quentin Martin: Luckbox calls on a recruitment drive to make noise in 2021

Quentin Martin, Chief Executive of Luckbox, has outlined his firm’s ‘new year resolutions’ as he plans to get the esports wagering platform in tip-top shape for a critical 2021.  Fresh from guiding Luckbox as the first esports wagering platform to list on the Toronto TSX Ventures Exchange (TSXV), Martin reflected on 2020 developments which placed esports firmly on betting’s global …

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Assaf Dor, Cellxpert: Rewriting standards for iGaming affiliation

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The need to present clearer, more transparent player data for affiliates and provide a stronger management layer for operators to mitigate new regulatory requirements is behind the vision that Cellxpert has for the ‘industry standard’ of affiliate marketing in the iGaming sector.  SBC News caught up with CEO and Founder Assaf Dor (pictured above), who took us through some of …

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