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Next England Manager Odds Assessment

After Roy Hodgson did the honourable thing and stepped down after England’s humiliating exit at the hands of Iceland, a country with a smaller population than that of Bristol, the hunt now begins for his replacement. The assumption amongst the bookmakers seems to be that Hodgson’s successor will be English. At the time of writing the Oddschecker roundup of odds from …

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Man Utd and The Hong Kong Jockey Club extend partnership

Manchester United have confirmed the extension of one of its commercial partnerships, and fortunately this one doesn’t involve Wayne Rooney trying to act.  The club has had a partnership with The Hong Kong Jockey Club since 2012 and it has been announced that will continue for at least another four years. As a part of the new deal Manchester United’s renowned …

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Will Hill expects a Hodgson exit pre-2018

A stalemate with Slovakia meant that England failed to top their group, with Wales emerging the unlikely victors.  The aftermath leaves Roy Hodgson’s chances of staying on as England manager rather low, and William Hill has priced it at 4/7 that Hodgson will not be leading the side come the World Cup in 2018. William Hill Spokesman Rupert Adams said: …

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Betsafe launches Emperor – a new social betting game

Betsson’s subsidiary Betsafe has launched the Emperor a new social and innovative native pool betting football game. In Emperor players score points by predicting events such as the who will score the next goal or the next to see red as play unfolds during a live football match. Players who participate compete against each other to win cash prizes that are …

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Vindicta Games releases Sim Betting Football

Vindicta Games has released the very first football betting simulation game, Sim Betting Football, and it’s available now on the Google Play Store for Android. It’s free to download and an iOS version is expected to be launched in July. Sim Betting Football has the appearance of a football management game with the layout in alongside the numerous leagues and hundreds of …

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Dafabet nets Burnley FC shirt sponsorship

Lancashire football club Burnley FC will return to the Premiership with Dafabet as its official shirt sponsor. Today ‘the Clarets’ announced that it had signed record two-season shirt sponsorship agreement with Isle of Man-based online betting operator. Adhering to FA rules, the betting operator agreed to offer sponsorship space on all junior football shirts to promote Burnley FC’s community projects. …

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Following the Foxes – Can anyone be this season’s Leicester City?

The Premier League fixtures were revealed yesterday to little fanfare due to the ongoing European Championships. Accordingly William Hill has also released its odds for these opening games, with Leicester City priced at 10/11 to beat newbies Hull City. The more interesting odds on show though are those for the overall league winner. Leicester themselves are priced at 25/1 to …

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William Hill – £35m turnover expected on England v Wales betting

England’s Euro 2016 may not have started quite as planned due to a disastrous late goal but Wales enjoyed precisely the kind of start they’d have been hoping for.  William Hill has priced England at 4/7 to defeat Wales in a game that is expected to attract around £35m worth of turnover for the betting industry. William Hill Spokesman Joe Crilly …

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Are Manchester United set to enter esports?

It is being reported that Manchester United are in a bidding war with esports organisation Fnatic to acquire a European Overwatch team.  Reports have claimed that Fnatic countered an offer made by the Red Devils only for the club to then make a counter offer of its own, which is a clear sign of intent and dedication if this is true. Whilst Mourinho’s …

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BetOlimp launches Twitch inspired streaming service for Euro 2016

BetOlimp, the European online sports betting and e-gaming operator, announced that it has successfully launched its Twitch inspired live video streaming service for the Euro 2016 Football Championships in conjunction with Leeds based Independent Content Services Limited (ICS).  The live ‘in-play betting’ companion video streaming service is thought to be the first of its kind. It provides on-demand video content …

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