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Marathonbet secures Tottenham Hotspur betting partnership

Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur have signed a record two-year deal with Marathonbet, which will see the sportsbook giant become the club’s new exclusive betting partner. The north London side previously operated a regional partner model in the gaming sector, but the new partnership sees Marathonbet take full category exclusivity, giving Tottenham Hotspur’s global fanbase a consistent betting experience no …

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bet-at-home posts improved H1 2014 performance

European sports betting and igaming operator bet-at-home published its 2014 H1 financial report. The operator posted a yearly increase of 27.9% in gross gaming revenues, to €53.1 million (£42.33 million). Improved gaming revenues were supported by improved company net revenues, which increased by €1.9 million to €9.3 million (£7.5 million). Representing a 25.5% increase on first half 2013 performance of …

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Russell Young appointed Commercial Director of Betfred.com

Betfred has announced the promotion of Russell Young from Head of Commercial Management, to Betfred.com Commercial Director. Young will replace Rakesh Chablani who has recently been promoted to the position of Managing Director of Betfred’s digital business. Young’s appointment, which was announced to operator staff members last Friday, will see him take on commercial responsibilities and performance of Betfred.com brands. …

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Trader conflict of interest sees ABB members review terms

The UK Gambling Commission has been working with the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB)  and betting operators to reduce the risk of potential conflicts of interest when a trader encounters information that might indicate suspicious betting activity. This follows unusual betting activity at horse races early this year. As a result ABB members have agreed to adjust their betting terms …

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Microgaming launches university bursaries initiative

The award will see Microgaming fund accommodation and essential living costs (excluding course fees) up to £6,000 per annum. Recipients of the bursaries will be demonstrably talented; Microgaming wants to bring home-grown talent to the fore. Roger Raatgever, CEO of Microgaming, explains: “The youth of the Island are our future – this generation will shape the growth of the Isle of …

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Matchbook.com signs Brentford betting partnership

Online and mobile betting Matchbook.com has announced a new betting partnership agreement with newly promoted Champioship side Brentford FC. As part of the agreement the Matchbook.com logo will be prominently displayed on Brentford’s home and away kit for the upcoming 2014/15 campaign. In addition, there will be extensive Matchbook.com advertising at Griffin Park including the branding of the stadium roofs with …

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