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Videoslots.com signs with Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil Gaming has signed its fourth partnership deal in three months by agreeing terms with fast-growing operator Videoslots.com. Launched in March 2011, Videoslots.com is one of the rising stars of online casino with a firm focus on customer service, player care and loyalty and rewards including its regular no-strings-attached 25% cashback offer. Its goal is to create an “unforgettable casino …

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Knowledge is top of the agenda at May’s Japan Gaming Congress

Japan is set to benefit from the inflow of international expertise at May’s Japan Gaming Congress (JgC), according to Takashi Kiso, CEO of the Japan based International Casino Institute. Talking two months ahead of the inaugural JgC he confirmed: “For the emerging market to be successful, I think it is very important to obtain the knowledge from countries in which …

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Peter Rigby Joins Betfair Board of Directors

Betfair has announced the appointment of former Informa Plc CEO Peter Rigby to its Board of Directors, Rigby is set to replace long standing directors Mike McTighe and Fru Hazlitt who have stepped down from the board. Rigby joins Betfair having left his position of CEO at academic publishing and conferencing business Informa plc. He will serve as a non-executive …

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New push for greyhound racing in Eastern Europe

Satellite Information Services (SIS), provider of end-to-end products and services to the betting and broadcast industries, has joined with international operator INTRALOT to help promote greyhound racing to punters in Eastern Europe. The companies have a long-term relationship, with SIS supplying live and virtual dog racing which INTRALOT localises, distributes and operates in a range of territories. Retail operators from …

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Betway sponsors Matchroom’s Froch v Groves fight

Online gambling operator Betway has signed a title sponsorship agreement with Matchroom Sport for the hugely anticipated rematch between Carl ‘Cobra’ Froch and ‘Saint’ George Groves, which will take place at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on 31 May. Froch, the defending WBA and IBF super-middleweight champion, will put his titles on the line against Groves, who pushed the pre-fight …

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Matthew Tripp Acquires Betezy

Business man Matthew Tripp, ex owner of Australian focused sports betting operator Sportsbet.com.au will re-enter the Australian sports betting market. Having just finished his non-compete clause from the sale of Sportsbet.com.au to Irish sports betting operator Paddy Power, Tripp has quietly acquired  embattled operator Betezy for a reported sum of AUS $10 million (£5.42 million) The acquisition of Betezy.com.au, will …

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House of Lords Amendments to Help UK Horse Racing

Lord Gardiner of Kimble supported amendments to UK Gambling Bill focusing on licensing and advertising, which he believes will aid further support for UK horseracing. The peer of the House of Lords, raised concerns that foreign operated bookmakers targeting UK customers were excluded from compensations to the UK Horseracing Betting Levy Board (HBLB), who make grants to support the sport. Furthermore …

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Tournaments Feature Added to Plumbee Mirrorball Slots

London Social gaming developer Plumbee today announced the launch of its tournaments feature in the hit game Mirrorball Slots on the Facebook Platform. Tournaments are a feature that has proven highly successful across the industry and Plumbee has recognized the potential and built its own version. With a definite “Sporty” and competitive feel to it, the new tournament lobby allows …

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Canbet Closes Leaving Customers Out of Pocket

Peter Lord, director of Australian sports betting operator Canbet, which has terminated its operations leaving customers from Australia, UK, India and Eastern Europe short changed,has said the operator is currently working on a solution to refund customers. Australian news source  abc.net.au reports that the operator owes more than AUS $1 million to customers. Lord further stated that Canbet operations would …

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Done Blasts Man Utd Glazers

Betfred founder Fred Done blasted Manchester United football club owners the Glazer family, over the management of the  2012/2013 English Premier League champions. Done (71) a lifelong Manchester United FC supporter, condemned the ownership of the Club by the American Glazer family in an interview published in the Manchester Evening News on Sunday 9th of March. Speaking in an hour …

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