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Australian Wagering Council hits out at Racing NSW over minimum bet rules

The Australian Wagering Council has hit out at Racing NSW for implementing new minimum bet rules on wagering service operators. The group, which called for a freeze on the proposal last month, said the condition means online bookmakers will stand to lose a minimum amount on any single fixed odds wager on NSW Thoroughbred races, and criticised the policy as …

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Bet25.dk becomes Brøndby IF shirt sponsor

Danish igaming and sports betting focused operator Bet25.dk has become official shirt sponsor of Copenhagen based football club Brøndby IF. The deal announced last week by the Brøndby IF board, will see the football club promote Bet25.dk products for the 2014/2015 Danish Superliga and European football season. Brøndby IF and Bet25.dk did not disclose any information on the sum of …

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UK Gambling Commission reports growing concern over problem gambling affecting 18-24 age group.

Research published by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), has found a growing risk of problem gambling amongst young British males aged 16-24. The UKGC research reports that men aged 16-24 are twice as likely to be “in the at risk category of problem gambling”. The report title “Further analysis of the Health Survey for England 2012 and Scottish Health Survey …

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Perform Group appoints Ashley Milton as new CFO

Sport media, data and insights provider Perform Group confirmed that Ashley Milton will take up the position of Chief Financial Officer on August 18. Milton joins Perform Group, from multinational advertising and media group WPP, where he served as Chief Financial Officer for EMEA. Industry news source iGaming Business confirms that Milton had been approached by Perform Group senior management …

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Ladbrokes may withdraw from St Ledger Festival sponsorship

The  fixture clash between the Doncaster St Ledger Festival and  the Irish Champions Weekend on the 10th of September, may  force bookmaker Ladbrokes to withdraw its sponsorship of the St Ledger Festival. Ladbrokes have sponsored the St Ledger Festival for the past ten seasons, however the current three year sponsorship extension is set to come to an end, Ladbrokes have …

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Webis Holdings to further invest in WatchandWager

Senior management at Webis Holdings, confirmed that they would commit further investment to is WatchandWager sports betting subsidiary, after the division had seen substantial growth during the financial year (ending May 31). After a review of WatchandWager  performance indicators, senior management of Webis Holdings confirmed that the division would see more investment, with a view to boost sales and corporate …

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Sam Cooke – Twitter World Cup – Capturing The Moment

Big moments are big opportunities… Senior Vice President at Nielsen, Sean Casey, said “sports events account for 2-to-3 percent of television programming every month. Yet that small amount produces roughly 50 percent of Twitter’s overall activity around TV.” The World Cup is the sporting event, and so the second screen, and Twitter, enjoyed even more attention over the course of …

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Inspired agrees five year contract extension with William Hill

Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the leading supplier of SBG Video Lottery and Virtual Sports products, today announces it has signed a five-year extension to its long-term partnership with William Hill for the supply of server-based video lottery gaming machines and Virtual Sports. The new contract also includes over 4,000 additional Eclipse cabinets in William Hill’s 2,400 licensed betting offices. The premium …

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