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Research confirms that ICE is the ‘world’s favourite gaming exhibition’

SBC News Research confirms that ICE is the 'world's favourite gaming exhibition'

Despite the difficulties caused by a London-wide transport strike, ICE Totally Gaming 2014 succeeded in attracting attendees from a record 156 nations, a statistic which puts the world’s biggest gaming event amongst the elite of UK-hosted exhibitions. The figure, part of a comprehensive external audit commissioned by ICE, underlines the brand’s status as the only truly global event at which …

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Sportech secures £9m Totepool contract

SBC News Sportech secures £9m Totepool contract

Sportech‘s Racing & Digital division has been selected by Betfred to provide a comprehensive suite of new betting technology products to its Totepool business. The ten year contract is expected to be worth over £9m in total revenues. Totepool currently holds the exclusive licence to operate all Tote betting on British horseracing. Under the agreement, Sportech will replace Betfred’s entire …

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Ladbrokes forms social responsibility committee

SBC News Ladbrokes forms social responsibility committee

Ladbrokes are set to create a new social responsibility committee, which will have the purpose of helping their board to oversee the establishment of a socially responsible approach to providing betting and gaming to the bookmakers’ customers. This announcement was first made by the bookmaker in February this year. John Kelly, the Senior Independent Director, will chair the committee whilst …

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Paul McNea – BETFUZE – Blending social intelligence with mobile sports betting

SBC News Paul McNea - BETFUZE - Blending social intelligence with mobile sports betting

SBC catches up with BETFUZE C0-Founder and CEO Paul McNea, to gain more insight into how his new platform is leveraging mobile  and mass social data to create better engagement and value for the  sports betting customer Paul is a regular speaker and Sports and  betting events around Europe and is a member of a number of industry steering groups …

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Alderney Gaming Control suspends Betsoft

SBC News Alderney Gaming Control suspends Betsoft

3D games developer Betsoft Gaming has had its operations suspended by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, pending a future hearing. The Channel Islands based regulator issued the notice on July 3rd. Executive Director Andre Wilsenach said: “In addition the Executive Director has issued a Suspension Notice under Regulation 91 of the Alderney eGambling Regulations, 2009 to the above named company requiring it to suspend operations …

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Timeform becomes data partner to British racing

SBC News Timeform becomes data partner to British racing

Racecourse Data Company (RDC) has announced that Timeform has been appointed a distributor of official British horseracing Pre-Race Data (PRD) up to the end of 2018. PRD is generated by Weatherbys and is the key component of information required to take a bet. It includes information on a racecard, such as final fields, owners, trainers, jockeys, weights, colours, draw and …

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Pinnacle raises the limit to $1m for WC Final

SBC News Pinnacle raises the limit to $1m for WC Final

Pinnacle Sports is taking World Cup betting to the limit by accepting $1,000,000 bets on the final in Rio on July 13th. The Curaçao-based operation’s incredible limits offer high-rolling bettors the chance to back up their judgement with a considerable bankroll. Those with deep-enough pockets can actually bet that maximum amount over and over again. And should those monster bets …

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