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BETEGY Predicts Tomorrows Football Results on Twitter

Sports bettors on Twitter can now find out football results before they happen with the launch of@askbetegy.The new proposition from BETEGY, a sophisticated online and mobile prediction tool that accurately forecasts outcomes of matches and a range of betting markets, provides instant responses via Twitter, where sports events are among the most popular discussion topics. During the 2013 Champions League final …

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Betfred Refunds United Title Bets

Betfred has taken the unusual approach of refunding all customers who placed a bet on Manchester United winning the English Premier League. Owner Fred Done, who has made considerable marketing gains by settling title bets early, is now taking a different approach in a move which will cost the firm £200,000. Done told the Manchester Evening News: “These loyal fans …

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SBOBET supports football charity

Asian bookmaker SBOBET has donated £1,000 to a charity linked to football club West Bromwich Albion. The gambling operator donated the cash to the Albion Foundation and its ‘Walk the Albion Way’ challenge. SBOBET chairman Mr Wong Yew Choy said: “It is a special privilege to learn of the fantastic work by the Albion Foundation in the community. SBOBET as …

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Dyke – FA to Consider Betting Ban For Footballers

Greg Dyke, the Chairman of the English Football Association  (The FA), commented that  a complete ban of betting by  English Football registered players may be introduced. Speaking to BBC Late Kick Off North West, Dyke commented: “No final decision has been made, but it a complete ban is one of the things that’s being discussed,” Dyke told BBC Late Kick …

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Done Blasts Man Utd Glazers

Betfred founder Fred Done blasted Manchester United football club owners the Glazer family, over the management of the  2012/2013 English Premier League champions. Done (71) a lifelong Manchester United FC supporter, condemned the ownership of the Club by the American Glazer family in an interview published in the Manchester Evening News on Sunday 9th of March. Speaking in an hour …

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US business boosts Sportech

Sportech chief executive Ian Penrose said that the company remains ‘well positioned for future growth’ in the US market and that the company has entered 2014 with confidence. Penrose made the statement during Sportech’s preliminary results for the year in which revenue grew slightly to £110.3m, as did EBITDA to £26.0m, although adjusted profit before tax was slightly down to …

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‘Disappointing’ results from Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes chief executive Richard Glynn has labelled his firm’s annual results for 2013 as ‘disappointing’ but maintains that the bookmaker has made ‘real operational progress’ during the year. The figures were never going to be good after a series of profit warnings during the period, but the company has posted a 32.9% drop in group operating profit to £138.3m with …

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World Cup 2014 Feature – Dan Fitch – ‘Gaining Reader Trust Through Content’

The battle for the World Cup in Brazil promises to be intense, with no clear favourite having yet emerged as we ready ourselves for the tournament this summer. There promises to be a similarly tight battle for World Cup supremacy off the pitch, as the planet’s biggest iGaming companies jostle for position in the search rankings. Over the past few …

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Millionth Cash Out customer for Betfair

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This week Betfair Sportsbook celebrated their millionth Cash Out. The mark was broken by Jason Parmar, of Leeds, who had placed a £5 bet on a treble of Athletic Madrid (11/10), Bayern Munich (7/10) and Leicester (8/5) all to win. Despite Madrid and Munich winning Forest led Leicester for much of the game and Jason decided to Cash Out of …

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FFA extend Sportradar partnership

Sportradar has  extended its partnership with Football Federation Australia (FFA). Sportradar already provides its industry leading Fraud Detection System (FDS) to the FFA to cover the A-League and FFA Cup competitions. Under this extended agreement the FDS will monitor betting patterns on the state National Premier Leagues (NPLs) for the 2014 season. In addition Sportradar has become the ‘Official Sports …

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