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Gambling Commission concern with BetButler player issues

The UK Gambling Commission has expressed its concern with operator BetButler amidst continuing reports it is failing to satisfy customer withdrawal requests. A spokesperson on behalf of the Gambling Commission told eGaming Review: “We remain considerably concerned about a range of issues in relation to this operator and we are continuing to engage with them closely.” A significant amount of …

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Betfair to monitor its European igaming platforms with Nexthink

Betfair has partnered IT analytics service and maintenance provider Nexthink to monitor the performance of its European igaming services. The Nexthink V5 solution is set to monitor the igaming operators  IT networks, reporting on technical infrastructures, potential blocks, user and usage functionalities and network bandwidth. Betfair have selected Nexthink due to the companys knowledge and capabilities of servicing large scale …

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ICC backs Lou Vincent life ban

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has supported the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) Governing Council decisions to impose life bans on Lou Vincent for breaching their respective Anti-Corruption Codes. In a statement, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said: “The ICC endorses the decisions of the CLT20 and ECB to impose life bans on …

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Betradar a Pal to basketball trading

Betradar has launched its live trading interface BetPal for basketball. Having launched football and tennis previously, the service is now available for the three major betting sports. BetPal is a live trading tool that allows bookmakers to trade matches based on Betradar’s proprietary mathematical algorithms and combines user friendly interfaces for odds managed with all relevant trading information such as …

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Attractive Jersey is an option for operators

A Jersey-based online gaming consultancy is encouraging the industry to consider the lucrative opportunities the Channel Island has to offer as a jurisdiction. Phil Shaw set up Think Gaming Limited in Jersey in response to the brand new and highly competitive eGaming licensing framework available for companies relocating to the Island. He explained: “Jersey is one of the world’s major …

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Critical need for ROI on Queensland racing

Racing Queensland has announced changes to its race information fees structure, effective from today. The organisation said it was critical the industry received a return on the significant investment it makes in hosting meetings. “In recent years we have seen the amount of money wagered increasing but revenues back to the industry have been declining, which is simply not sustainable,” …

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Atlantic City casino industry suffers from burgeoning north-east US gambling market

The historic gambling city of New Jersey, Atlantic City, is in crisis. It seems it’s biggest draw; it’s casinos, have reached a point of saturation. Of the twelve that were open at the start of 2014, it looks likely that only nine will remain by September. Caesars Entertainment, which has bemoaned the fact that there are too many casinos in …

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Cameroon to investigate World Cup fix claims

Cameroon have launched an investigation after allegations of match-fixing were made against seven players at the World Cup. FECAFOOT, the country’s football federation, has launched an investigation after concerns that national team members might have been involved in a fix during the World Cup. Of particular concern is Cameroon’s 4-0 defeat to Croatia, mainly because the result and the fact there …

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bet365 named in Sunday Times Fast Track 100

Midlands based igaming operator bet365, has been listed as one of the top private British companies, by the Sunday Times Newspaper. In its annual business and enterprise feature, the igaming and sports betting operator owned by the Coates family came in at 54 on the 13th annual Sunday Times Top Track 100 league table. bet365 reported increase revenues of 35% …

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