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Rob Painter – SkyBet – On Sponsorship

SBC News Rob Painter - SkyBet - On Sponsorship

With the English football season starting on the 9th of August, SBC caught up with SkyBet Marketing Director Rob Painter, to discuss football betting sponsorship. In June 2013 SkyBet became the title sponsors of the English Football league, a deal which has seen the SkyBet brand covered through multiple channels. Rob Painter has worked with some of the UK biggest brands as …

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Happy returns for UFC Dublin

SBC News Happy returns for UFC Dublin

UFC Fight Night Dublin proved to be a major coup for bookmakers and TV audiences, with Conor McGregor’s bout becoming the highest rated sports event on 3e. Paddy Power said the series, which returned to the capital’s O2 Arena after a five year absence, was their biggest ever turnover on a UFC event by a country mile, aided by McGregor’s involvement. PR Manager Feilim MacAnIomaire commented: “UFC has been …

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Betfair partners with Jumio to speed up the customer verification process

SBC News Betfair partners with Jumio to speed up the customer verification process

Jumio digital credentials management company, today announced that Betfair, a leading global online gambling company, has adopted Jumio’s Netverify® customer verification and on-boarding solution. Jumio’s Netverify® solution turns customers’ mobile device cameras or webcams into an ID scanning terminal that makes it fast and easy to capture and verify their ID and other credentials to meet Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements and reduce …

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Liverpool FC and Scandinavian operator ComeOn! link up

SBC News Liverpool FC and Scandinavian operator ComeOn! link up

An initial two season regional sports sponsorship deal has been struck between Liverpool FC and the Scandinavian online casino operator ComeOn!. 188Bet is the club’s official gaming provider and will remain as such as this new agreement is an altogether different set up. Part of the agreement stipulates that ComeOn! is able to advertise and promote its link with Liverpool …

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Matchbook.com exits Canada

SBC News Matchbook.com exits Canada

Sports betting exchange Matchbook.com, issued a statement to their Canadian player base announcing that the operator would no longer accept wagers from Canada. The betting exchange operator, has requested all Canadian players to begin to withdraw funds from their Matchbook.com accounts. In an email sent to players, the operator stated that from Wednesday the 23rd of July, it would no …

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UK Gambling Commission extends application service for igaming operators

SBC News UK Gambling Commission extends application service for igaming operators

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has announced an extension to its online gaming services application, in order to allow  betting and igaming operators to apply for non-remote licences. After reviewing current processes the UKGC, have implemented an extension to the time frame allowed for the submission of applications for UK licences, furthermore the UKGC wish to grant the online gambling …

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BetClic Everest to review Gibraltar operations

SBC News BetClic Everest to review Gibraltar operations

Senior management of French igaming and sports betting operator – BetClic Everest Group are set to undertake a review of it Gibraltar based igaming operations. The operator is set to review its current group operational logistics, with a view to optimise its corporate framework and organisational structure. Currently BetClic Everest Gibraltar operations manage the groups sport trading and administrative functions. …

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Numis suggests bwin.party sell-off could aid company value

SBC News Numis suggests bwin.party sell-off could aid company value

London Financial stock brokerage and corporate advisor Numis Securities issued a statement suggesting that underperforming igaming operator bwin.party, should look to sell corporate assets in a view to raise its market value. The corporate advisor, noted that the operator could potentially sell igaming assets and services at twice the  current market capitalization. The statement made by Numis Securities saw shares …

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