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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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Betway puts new spin on Kevin Pietersen partnership

Online operator Betway has extended its partnership with Kevin Pietersen, which will see the Ashes winning batsman continue as a brand ambassador until 2023. Retaining his role as Official Global Cricket and Brand Ambassador for Betway, Pietersen will share his experience, knowledge and opinion on world cricket through bespoke content and behind-the-scenes access. Paul Adkins, Marketing and Operations Director at …

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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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VBET: Broadening horizons and embracing a new era for iGaming

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Ani Atabekyan, Chief Business Development Officer at VBET, discusses coming out of its “comfort zone” to enter a string of competitive gaming markets across the world, before explaining the natural shift to digital sponsorship assets and outlining an “unprecedented” deal to support Armenian football. SBC: What would you class as your key target markets? And which of these are new …

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William Hill pumps up the volume on its daily ‘Acca Freedom’

William Hill has launched its brand-new nationwide marketing campaign promoting its exclusive football betting offer ‘Acca Freedom’. Trialled during August, Acca Freedom provides William Hill football customers with a daily offer on accumulator bets, allowing them to either ‘boost their acca odds’ or ‘insure their acca bet’. Acca Freedom’s ‘odds boost’ will be allowed on any three-fold accumulator bet, with …

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Heritage Fund provides £50m in direct relief to UK heritage projects  

The National Lottery has revealed that its ‘Heritage Emergency Fund’ has provided £50 million in direct support to 950 organisations across the UK to help cope with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Heritage Fund, the independent body charged with distributing National Lottery funds to UK heritage and cultural projects, has provided a breakdown of its £50 million ‘Emergency …

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