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£4 Colossus Bets ticket nearing £1m payout

Colossus Bets, home of the £10,000,000 Colossus and the world’s biggest football and sports jackpots, has announced that one player in its £2,000,000 correct score Pick 6 ‘Millionaire’ game is currently debating a £104,000 Fractional Cash-In offer from a £4 ticket, ahead of tonight’s Premier League fixture between Chelsea and Everton. If the player resists the Cash-In offer he needs …

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Casinofloor.com goes to Rio

Online casino www.casinofloor.com has recruited Premier League footballer and former England Captain Rio Ferdinand to its team. Casinofloor MD Jack Mizel said: “This has been a long time in the planning and we’re very excited that this day is finally here. We are delighted to have such a world renowned sporting icon join our team.” Ferdinand added: “I’m really excited …

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Bodog extends sponsorship deal with Ayr United

Scottish League One side Ayr United have agreed terms on an improved shirt sponsorship deal with the online gaming brand Bodog. The partnership is one of the longest partnerships in Scottish Football as the two team up fifth consecutive season. Bodog, which is also Official Asian Betting Partner with Arsenal FC, has seen Ayr make it to two cup semi …

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Betway becomes West Ham United principal sponsor

Betway has announced a long-term partnership with West Ham United which will see the company become the Club’s new principal sponsor, replacing bankrupt currency and spread betting firm Alpari The deal will see the Betway logo feature on the front of all of the Club’s senior teams’ playing shirts and trainingwear, starting with Sunday’s first-team fixture with Manchester United, along with naming …

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Blatter the hot favourite for FIFA re-election

For a long time, the FIFA Presidential election has been little more than a formality with no real competitor to challenge Sepp Blatter’s dominance. This year had seemed an altogether different story however; and moreover one of the busiest election campaigns in decades in terms of those throwing their hat into the ring. Backed by the might of Paddy Power, …

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KPMG – Numerous buyers interested in failed Alpari

KPMG has been appointed administrator of failed online spread betting firm Alpari, sponsors of East London football club West Ham United. The spread betting firm closed its operations this week, after it was severely hit by the Swiss Central Bank scrapping its franc’s peg to the euro currency. The decision by the Swiss Central Bank created volatile trading conditions, which …

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Saints go marching on…for free thanks to Titanbet.co.uk

UK online bookmaker Titanbet.co.uk gave Southampton’s army of travelling fans a free ride to St James’ Park to reward them for their loyalty this season. Saints supporters watching their heroes beat Newcastle 2-1 on Saturday had to endure a gruelling 646 mile round trip to see two sides that are further apart than any other in the Premier League. But thanks to Titanbet UK 61 …

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Paddy Power aims to reboot FIFA with David Ginola

FIFA has gained considerable bad press in the recent past, with head honcho Sepp Blatter shouldering much of the blame. It came to light in the past few days that the charismatic former footballer and model, David Ginola, has thrown his hat into the ring to become the next President of FIFA. Who else but Paddy Power have launched a …

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Sportradar secures integrity partnership with Lega Serie B

Italy’s second division, Lega Serie B, signed an agreement with Sportradar Security Services, under which the betting fraud prevention specialists will provide both education workshops and e-learning packages to all 22 club teams for this season and the next two. Under the terms of the agreement, the workshop and e-learning modules will be provided to the senior team and youth …

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Black Boxing Day as bookies take £30 million battering!

UK bookmakers had a Boxing Day to forget as they took a combined £30 million hit on Friday’s football fixtures, making it a very merry time of year for football betting punters. The football fixtures on Friday 26 December saw all betting favourites win their respective matches, as bookmakers cashed out thousands of pounds on winning bets and accumulators. Coral …

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