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5 conclusions from Ladbrokes’ performance woes

bettingexpert.com Racing editor Stephen Harris digests the latest Ladbrokes woes and identifies five implications for the industry. The headlines in the press said it all last week as the beleaguered bookmaker suffered yet another dire set of results, particularly when compared with William Hill, Paddy Power and Bet365. But what do these shocking figures mean for the industry as a …

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UK Law: Operators need power to terminate affiliate rights

In a series of articles, David Clifton, director at licensing and gambling consultancy Clifton Davies, takes a look at the changes to the UK’s gambling licensing laws which are due to be in place by October. How will the forthcoming changes affect affiliates? Will they have to remove any adverts from non-UK licensed operators? What about editorial-led content about non-UK …

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Ström sells shares in Unibet

Anders Ström, Chairman of the Board of Directors of in Unibet Group Plc ,  through Anders Ström Core Holdings (ASCH) has sold 930,000 shares, corresponding to approximately 3.3 per cent of the shares and voting rights in the company, to institutional investors. The transaction took place on August 20, and following the sale, ASCH owns 1,920,000 shares in Unibet, corresponding …

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Oddschecker to revamp look & feel of betting services

Online betting odds comparison site Oddschecker is set for an advertising overhaul, according to the eGaming Review magazine. The website has more than one million visitors per month and is part of the Sky Betting and Gaming domain, comparing odds from the UK’s leading bookmakers and sportsbook providers. Commenting on the proposals, Head of Marketing Andy Lulham said: “In the coming weeks we will be making …

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Pan & Yu take 500.com senior management positions

Chinese sports betting and lottery operator 500.com, have announced the promotion of  Zhengming Pan the Company’s current Chief Financial Officer to the new position of company President. Mr. Pan will be succeeded as Chief Financial Officer by Mr. Min Yu. Both appointments will be effective September 1, 2014. Mr. Yu previously served as a vice president at Deutsche Bank in …

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William Hill scores betting partnership with Crystal Palace

UK bookmaker William Hill has continued to extend its brand’s promotion and coverage through betting partnerships with the agreement of a season-long deal with London Premier League football club Crystal Palace. William Hill’s sports betting services will be promoted at Crystal Palace’s Selhurt Park Stadium, and will further feature throughout the football club’s digital inventory. Crystal Palace Chairman Steve Parish …

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UK Law: Are you part of the the Supply Chain Gang?

In a series of articles, David Clifton, director at licensing and gambling consultancy Clifton Davies, takes a look at the changes to the UK’s gambling licensing laws which are due to be in place by October. The requirement for suppliers to be licensed has been extended until early next year – is this feasible or is there still confusion over …

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Bettingexpert launches new iPhone App for finding market value

Punters have been given an easy-to-use way of discovering whether or not a fancied bet offers value, thanks to Europe’s biggest tipping network. Super affiliate bettingexpert has launched a free Betting Odds Calculator App, which informs users of what odds their prediction should be and what odds are available on the market. It can even allow users to bet directly …

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Swiss CDCM backs implementation of igaming frameworks

The Swiss Conference of the Cantonal Directors (CDCM), the governmental body in charge of the nation’s gambling and lottery frameworks, has announced its support for the regulation of its igaming industry. May 2014 saw the Swiss Government publish its initial Federal report on the implementation of igaming legislations and regulations, the report was further supported by an outline of a …

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Coral launches Premier League season 2014/2015 marketing campaign

Coral Interactive sports betting brand, Coral.co.uk have launched a new broadcast marketing campaign for the Premier League 2014/2015 season. The campaign named ‘Tasty Offer’, features comedian football impersonator Darren Farley and model Carly Baker. The campaign creative was designed by Leeds based creative agency Creative Emporium. The advertisement lasts approximately 30 seconds, and promotes  Coral’s sports betting bonus of ‘Bet …

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