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SIS provides financial help to British Greyhound Breeders Forum

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Sports Information Services (SIS) is to provide funding to the British Greyhound Breeders Forum (BGBF) for the next three years. The financial help provided by the live pictures and data supplier is to support and encourage British breeders over the course of the multi year deal. Gordon Bissett, Greyhound Operations Manager at SIS, said: “We are pleased to be supporting …

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Bede Gaming agrees partnership with Pragmatic Play

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Supplier of software to the online gaming industry, Bede Gaming has signed a partnership agreement with Pragmatic Play, which will see the content provider’s entire offering integrated into Bede PLAY. Pragmatic Play’s portfolio of more than 80 HTML5 games, including Chilli Heat, Gold Rush, Vegas Nights, Caishen’s Gold and Jurassic Giants will be available to all Bede operators. The addition …

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Strategic acquisitions aid Aristocrat business evolution

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Aristocrat Leisure has reported a strong 2017 showing, “against a backdrop of broadly flat markets and increasing pressure from existing and new competitors”. Speaking at the firm’s annual general meeting, Trevor Croker, Aristocrat CEO, highlighted a fiscal year rise of 15% in group revenue in reported terms, to a record result of more than $2.45b. Earnings before EBITDA also rose …

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Kindred Group promotes Fredrik Kjell to Chief Product Officer

Stockholm-listed online gambling operator Kindred Group Plc has confirmed the promotion of Fredrik Kjell to Chief Product Officer (CPO). Kjell takes leadership of group product development, management and delivery from former incumbent Daniel Eskola, who this month departed Kindred’s executive team, joining industry software supplier Relax Gaming as new Chief Executive. A Kindred senior executive since 2016, Kjell has previously …

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Betting on Football brings record speaker lineup to London

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More than 200 industry experts will be sharing their knowledge and opinions on a wide range of subjects in and around football and betting at next month’s Betting on Football. Held at Stamford Bridge in just four weeks’ time (20-23 March), the fifth edition of the event has also attracted representatives from more than 150 gambling brands and over 100 …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – William Hill this week…Who will it be next week?

The Gambling Commission has found “systemic” failings within the AML and social responsibility processes of WHG (International) Limited (that trades as William Hill Online). Those failings resulted in it repeatedly, over a 21 month period between 2014 and 2016, breaching (a) its licence condition requiring compliance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and (b) LCCP social responsibility code provision 3.4.1 (customer interaction) in its dealings …

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Diversified Playtech posts 2017 growth despite facing end of year turbulence

Publishing its full-year 2017 results (period ending 30 December) FTSE250 gambling technology supplier Playtech Plc has delivered metric growth in-line with corporate expectations, despite facing headwinds in both its regulated and unregulated operations. The industry technology provider reports full-year 2017 group revenues of €807 million, up 14% on corresponding FY 2016’s €708 million. Closing its 2017 accounts, Playtech governance declares …

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Level Up… Ball Street Network launches XO

Social media content and fan engagement specialist, The Ball Street Network has announced its latest YouTube venture, the ‘XO’ channel. Launching XO this week, Ball Street combines the talents of UK leading social media figureheads, The True Geordie, WillNE and Stephen Tries who combined have a YouTube following of +2 million subscribers. The XO channel seeks to bring a fresh …

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Wetherby provides a Betfair first

There was a racing first at Wetherby this week, as for the first time ever three horses were beaten on Betfair’s exchange at odds of 1.01, while the surprise winner Pookie Pekan was an in running 1,000-1 shot. The event became possible when Northern Girl, who was at the time leading the race fell and inadvertently obstructed Dulce Panem, subsequently the …

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Lottoland unveils Irish Red Cross partnership

Online lottery operator, Lottoland has unveiled a new initiative that will see the digital makeover of the Irish Red Cross ambulance fleet nationwide. Lottoland emphasised that it opted to partner with the Irish Red Cross for 2018, because of the variety of its humanitarian projects both at home and abroad, and the success it has had across many different types …

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