Sportsbook

Dafabet agrees shirt sponsorship with Blackburn Rovers

Championship football club Blackburn Rovers has confirmed that sports betting operator Dafabet will become its official shirt sponsor for the 2015/2016 English football season. Blackburn Rovers confirmed that the sponsorship agreement is worth seven figures plus bonuses for Rovers and will last a minimum of three years. Dafabet will also become the Lancashire football clubs official Asian betting partner Alan …

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Titanbet UK names Stoke City diehard Sean ‘Hairy Potter’ Ruane as the ultimate fan

Diehard Stoke City fan Sean Ruane has scooped tickets to three of Europe’s most prestigious cup finals after being crowned Britain’s Ultimate Fan. The 49-year-old from Stockton Brook and a friend will now be attending the FA Cup Final, Europa League Final in Warsaw, and Champions League Final in Berlin thanks to Titanbet.co.uk. The online bookmaker set about finding the country’s …

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Boylesports suspends One Direction break-up market

Irish bookmaker Boylesports has sent online gossip and entertainment portals into overdrive by reporting that it has suspended its odds on Niall Horan being the next band member to leave One Direction. The bookmaker revealed that during the weekend it had seen a flurry of bets placed on Horan to announce his departure from the boyband. Boylesports further publicised that …

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Isle of Man appoints Mark Robson as Head of iGaming

The Isle of Man Department of Economic Development has confirmed the appointment of Mark Robson as Head of e-Gaming. He takes on the job after working for a number of years within the IT and gaming industries in a variety of roles. Peter Greenhill, CEO, e-Gaming, Department of Economic Development said: ‘With over a decade of experience working for and with …

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Adge offers gambling marketeers 30 day free trial

Affiliate and acquisition software Adge which aggregates statistics from more than 500 online gambling affiliate programmes into one cloud-based platform for reporting and analysis, is offering a risk-free 30 day trial for its base level service. Adge was developed over 18 months ago by super-affiliate KAX Media to solve the long-standing problem that affiliates have in dealing with different reporting systems for each of …

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Paddy Power places ‘The Lobster’ as Cannes Film Festival Palme D’Or favourite

World Cinema this week gears up for two weeks of glamour, gossip and entertainment at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival (13-24 May). Media buzz has begun to gather on the Cote d Azur beaches as international contenders eye the coveted Palme D’Or, the biggest prize in world cinema. This year’s Cannes Film Festival will be chaired by sibling directors …

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Sporting Index wins half a million on UK General Election

Spread betting company took ‘a bet a second’ in peak times over past 24 hours Leading spread betting firm Sporting Index were one of the winners of the 2015 general election, reporting a 200 per cent rise in new accounts and record bets taken. What was billed as the closest general election in recent memory saw phenomenal interest from punters …

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Romanian online gambling framework seeks final Presidential approval

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies has approved the progression of the Country’s draft online gambling framework, as Romanian parliament looks to open up its market to international operators. The draft framework will now be sent to President Klaus Iohannis for final review and approval, once verified the framework and its policies could be introduced into Romanian law within the period of …

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Bookmakers fail to call UK General Election result

The betting market’s reputation as the best political outcome poll/indicator has taken a bit of a beating,  with the Conservative Party winning a slight majority after yesterday’s General Election. Throughout the build up to the 7 May General Election, political betting markets had favoured a Hung Parliament which would be led by a Labour Minority. Bookmakers William Hill, Coral and …

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SBTech signs Asian market deal with Gameplay Interactive

SBTech has signed a deal with leading egaming software provider Gameplay Interactive (GPI) to provide a  sportsbook localized for the Asian market. Gameplay Interactive powers some of the region’s leading brands, including w88.com, all of whom will benefit from the seamless integration of SBTech’s powerful sportsbook that has been tailored SBTech’s powerful sports betting interface features all the popular Asian bet types, including …

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