Sportsbook

Paddy Power Scoops five at UK Social Buzz Awards

Paddy Power ruled this year’s UK Social Buzz Awards, winning five categories at the awards ceremony hosted at London’s Marriot Grosvenor Square.  The betting operator, known for its socially led marketing campaigns beat competition from MTV, Adidas, goal.com and several social media agencies. The UK Social Buzz Awards hosted by UK marketing news source TheDrum.com, rewards the best socially led …

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Dutch Kansspelautoriteit issues Titanbet.com record €200,000 fine

Titanbet.com operator Imperial E-Club Ltd has been issued a €200,000 (£158,000) fine by Kansspelautoriteit the Dutch gaming authority, under the grounds that the operator has been actively targeting Dutch consumers illegally without a Dutch gaming licence. Kansspelautoriteit had issued the fine in February of this year, however Titanbet.com had attempted to gain an injunction from the Dutch federal courts in …

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BetVictor appoints Anton Bell as Chief Marketing Officer

Following last month’s appointment of Andreas Meinrad as Chief Executive, Gibraltar based sports betting operator BetVictor have announced the appointment of Anton Bell as Chief Marketing Officer. Anton Bell has been consulting the betting operator on marketing issues for Gaming Edge Consultancy. During the consultancy period, Bell played a key role in the development of new BetVictor TV advertising campaign …

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BetEasy scores official AFL betting partnership

Australian online sports betting upstarts BetEasy, have won the rights to become official betting partner of the Australian Football League (AFL). Marketing news sources report that BetEasy, paid AU $10 million for the betting rights, the term of contract will begin from the 2015/2016 AFL season, and will last a period of five years. BetEasy replaces Tabcorp’s TAB brand as …

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Richard Glynn steps down as Ladbrokes CEO

Ladbrokes announced that Chief Executive Officer Richard Glynn will step down next year after four years leading the UK bookmaker and FTSE 250 Company. Richard Glynn was appointed CEO of Ladbrokes in April 2010 with hopes of turning around the operators performance, Glynn had emphasised that Ladbrokes would focus on creating market leading igaming and online sports betting product offerings. …

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Job of the Week: Sports Trading Integrity Analyst

LOCATION: Sydney, AU JOB TYPE: Permanent The Sporting Integrity Trading Analyst will be part of Sportradar’s expanding Security Services team. Since 2004, Sportradar has provided its Fraud Detection System (FDS) to sports federations across the world in order to monitor the global betting market for signs of corruption and match-fixing. The FDS now monitors in excess of 65,000 matches each …

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Peter Schmeichel joins Tipico as brand ambassador

European sports betting operator Tipico Ltd has announced that former Denmark and Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has been appointed brand ambassador for its sports betting services. Peter Schmeichel considered one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time joins Tipico Brand Ambassadors Michael Konsel (Austria goalkeeper 1985-1998) and Oliver Kahn (Germany 1994 – 2006). All three brand ambassadors will be featured …

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TonyBet awarded UK Gambling Licence.

Lithuania operated sports betting firm TonyBet.com has announced that it has secured a UK Gambling Licence. TonyBet will be allowed to offer igaming and online sports betting services legally to UK consumers. TonyBet founder Antanas Guoga – better known as professional poker player Tony G – commented on securing a UK Gambling Licence. : “We are delighted to be regulated in …

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BetVictor launches ‘Inside Track’ campaign with Sven Goran Eriksson

Gibraltar based bookmaker BetVictor this weekend launched its new TV marketing campaign featuring former England national football team manager Sven Goran Eriksson and BBC football pundit Mark Lawrenson. The TV marketing campaign ‘Inside Track’, was aired this weekend during the Tottenham Hotspurs vs Everton Premier League match on Sky Sports (30 November). The TV Campaign featured endorsement of BetVictor’s sports …

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POC to have minimal impact on Isle on Man

Peter Greenhill Head of e-gaming for the Isle of Man Economic Development Department, stated that the Isle of Man’s governance remained positive, ahead of upcoming changes to the UK igaming market with the introduction of Point of Consumption Tax (1 December 2014) Peter Greenhill stated “The effect of POC on the Isle of Man online gaming sector will be minimal …

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