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Black Weekend For UK Bookmakers

The weekend of  the 11th of January 2014 ( Premier League match day 21) proved to be a nightmare for UK sports betting operators, as reports suggest that bookmakers made a combined loss of more than £30 million (€36.2 million/$49.3 million). All top eight English Premier League sides managed to beat their respective opponents. The weekend soccer action saw no upsets …

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A BET A to Provide David Pluck Bookmakers with EPOS

A Bet A Technology, a gaingsupplier of EPOS, call centre, and online transactional software, has signed a deal with independent bookmakers David Pluck Limited. The specialist provider, which services betting operators throughout the UK and Ireland, as well as 22 different global territories, will replace Open Bet as the operator’s exclusive supplier. David Pluck, which began trading in Widnes, Cheshire …

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Paddy Power Acquire Hacketts

Irish gaming operator Paddy Power has announced the acquisition of independent bookmakers – Hacketts, who currently operate nine betting shops in the Irish regions of Limerick, Dublin, Clonmel, Templemore and Tullamore. The deal is set to be finalized in 2014 The acquired betting shops are set to be re-branded and re-decorated in the Paddy Power. The acquisition of Hacketts betting …

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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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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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