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Profit Surge Sees Betfred Plan Expansion

The Manchester Evening News newspaper has reported that gaming operator Betfred is preparing to further expand after a strong performance in 2014, which has seen the company record a profit surge of almost £70 million (€83 million/$114.3 million). The Manchester based newspaper reports that Betfred posted a record revenue of £8 billion, a 16.5% increase on the  £6.7 billion revenues reported by …

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Olybet – Granted Gaming Licence in Lithuania

Last Friday the 13th of December 2013, Olympic Entertainment Group, the holding company of Olybet sports betting brand was granted a sports betting and gaming license allowing the operator to offer and promote gaming products to Lithuania citizens. Olybet are set to target the region by opening sports betting cafes and offering customer sports betting services online Olympic Entertainment Group, …

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PIMS-SCA Launch Prize Pad Vault Game With Empire Casino

Risk management company, PIMS-SCA, has launched its latest campaign with Empire Casino. The Empire Casino, Leicester Square, will be using the PIMS-SCA PrizePad Vault Game as part of a wider campaign to encourage customers to sign up for the new Empire Casino loyalty card.  The loyalty card allows members entry to exclusive promotional events plus offers on in-house food and drink. …

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Betradar Integrate Virtual Football League

Provider of sports betting technology for the online gaming industry, Offsidegaming have today announced its deal with Betradar to integrate its Virtual Football League (VFL). Betradar is a brand of Sportradar, one of the world’s leading supplier of sports and betting related data. The agreement will see Offsidegaming adding the VFL to its comprehensive suite of gaming products, using the …

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William Hill Begin Search For Replacment of Ralph Topping

Gaming operator William Hill has began their search to replace existing CEO Ralph Topping 62. Mr Toppng has declared his intention of staying with the operator until the end of 2015. Ralph Topping has served as an employee of William Hill for more than forty years, joining the company in 1973.Topping was appointed internally as the CEO of William Hill Global …

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Betfred Partners with Racing Post Greyhound TV

Manchester based iGaming operator Betfred has agreed to become a shareholder of Racing Post Greyhound TV – RPGTV, the dedicated live pay broadcasting service of UK betting and racing newspaper – the Racing Post. The partnership will see Racing Post Greyhound TV available through Betfred subsidiary Totepool in Betfred’s +1500 UK based retail outlets. The service will also be available …

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Tabcorp Show Online Growth

Australia’s Tabcorp has lifted its revenue for the three months to September on the back of strong growth in fixed-odds and online gambling. The company reported quarterly revenue of $503.9 million, up 3.1 per cent from the same period last year. Fixed-odds revenue grew almost 30 per cent due to a larger number of gaming products offered on racing and …

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Samvo Customer Wins £72,000 Horse Racing Accumulator

An IT worker from London has finally got his hoof on the property ladder after scooping over £72,000 on a horseracing bet. The man placed the Lucky 15 wager – a combination of singles, doubles, trebles and a fourfold accumulator – in a Samvo Betting Café in Camden. And just hours later he was celebrating when three of his four …

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Hong Kong Jockey Club Sees Record Football Year

Football betting has had a short lifespan in Hong Kong, having only been allowed by the government as a public betting market in 2012/2013, allowing the  Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) to diversify it betting portfolio. Football has quickly developed into a mainstay popular betting market for Hong Kong punters, as reports conducted show that the betting has risen threefold from HK$ 16.1 …

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Playtech Invest 3% Stake in Ladbrokes

Israeli based igaming software and technology provider Playtech has informed shareholders that it has acquired a 3% stake in troubled igaming operator Ladbrokes Plc. According to UK newpaper the Daily Telegraph ,The Playtech board informed shareholders that it had purchased its stake at a value of (US) $38m, calming speculation that Playtech would acquire outright Ladbrokes. Playtech controlled by Israeli …

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