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Sam Cooke – A helping hand – tipping sites worth a visit

Betting tipping sites are ten a penny these days. Some are free, many are not, and all claim to be able to improve your gambling returns fast and often. The vast majority however fall rather short of their typically outlandish claims. This article seeks to analyse and evaluate the others; those that are worthy of your time and money. A …

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Lotto Hessen goes virtual for football

Betradar has announced that German lottery operator Lotterie-Treuhandgesellschaft mbH Hessen (Lotto Hessen) will deploy the company’s Virtual Football solution in its betting offer. Lotto Hessen follows as the first state lottery to use Betradar’s Virtual Football solution, which has established itself since its launch in 2011 thanks to the way it powerfully combines the latest in artificial intelligence and 3D …

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Gala Coral merges digital gaming divisions

Gala Coral has restructured its Gibraltar digital gaming divisions, merging the management teams of Gala and Coral Interactive. Gala Coral Chief Operating Officer Andy Hornby is set to take charge of both merged divisions, replacing Coral Interactive Managing Director John O’Reilly. Gala Coral announced that Hornby would additionally continue to oversee Coral retail betting division. The decision to restructure its …

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SeanieMac launches affiliate program with Income Access

SeanieMac International Ltd, a publicly listed online gaming operator based in Kerry, Ireland, has announced the launch of an affiliate program for the company’s online sportsbook and casino brand SeanieMac.com in partnership with Income Access, a leading technology and affiliate services provider for the iGaming industry. The SeanieMac Affiliates program will migrate to the Income Access platform and will be …

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Investor concerns arise over 500.com operating viability

Further investor concerns have arisen over Chinese sports lottery provider 500.com’s operating viability. Bloomberg News reported that hedge fund Prime Capital Management Co. had scaled back its investment in the Chinese operator from $93m to $27 million. Prime Capital Co. controlled by Chinese investor Liu Yijun has shrunk its stake in 500.com’s Wall Street traded shares to less than 5%, …

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Sportradar enters data partnership with Ukraine Premier League

Sportradar has announced a  data partnership with the Ukrainian Premier League, becoming the “Official Sports Data Partner of the Ukrainian Premier League” until the end of the 2017/18 season. The agreement covers the data collection across all Premier League, U19 and U21 Championships, Ukrainian Cup and Super Cup matches over the course of the four years. Sportradar has been granted …

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The Senet Group selects The Corner as creative marketing agency

The Senet Group, the industry body which aims to monitor responsible advertising, player messaging and marketing for the gambling sector has announced the appointment of London creative marketing agency The Corner to lead advertising creative and key messaging activities for its upcoming  UK responsible gambling advertising campaigns. The Senet Group disclosed that The Coroner had won its advertising account following …

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Hanging tough: how the ASA plans to regulate gambling ads

Scott Longley, editorial director at Regulus Insights, takes a look at the recent ASA report in to gambling advertising and finds plenty in there to concern the industry. If there is some good news for the UK’s gambling companies from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) review into gambling advertising published late last week, it is that the market research undertaken …

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Sports told to get legal advice for promoting unlicensed operators

The UK Gambling Commission has advised all sporting clubs to get ‘their own legal advice’ if they want to take sponsorship or advertising money from non-licensed operators. Last week the regulator wrote to sports governing bodies to inform them that non-licensed brands can only promote themselves if they block UK customers and make it clear that their gambling services are …

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bet365 appoints Daniel Moran as CEO of bet365 Australia

eGaming Review has revealed the appointment of Daniel Moran as the inaugural CEO of bet365 Australia. Moran will head up governance and operations of bet365 Australia, as the operator looks to establish itself as one of the region’s top igaming and sports betting operators. Daniel Moran had served as CEO of Sportingbet Australia (2000 – 2002) and defunct igaming operator …

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