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Lorne Weil steps down from Sportech board

Sportech PLC has announced that Lorne Weil has resigned from the operators board with immediate effect.  The announcement comes as the operator is set to undertake a corporate re-alignment of senior management responsibilities. Sportech confirmed that Weil, will remain in contact with the company in an advisory position, as the operator undertakes its re-alignment and looks for his replacement. Weil, …

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bwin.party rejects Jason Ader board nominations

bwin.party senior management have spoken out against activist investor SpringOwl’s proposed board nominations. The investment vehicle, which currently owns 5.25% of bwin.party shareholdings, had criticised the operator’s management, claiming that it needed new strategy and experienced technology managers in order to create future company value and growth.  SpringOwl led by US finance and equity analyst Jason Ader, moved to add …

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Betting on Football feature: A history of shirt sponsorship in football

With the announcement of Manchester United’s record breaking initial £44.75m per year shirt deal with Chevrolet, a time when teams played without commercial association in just their club’s colours seems a world away from the modern game. You needn’t look back far however; it was not until 1977 that the FA lifted their official ban on kit sponsorship and today …

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Titan Bet offers best job in the world for Brazil 2014

Online sports betting operator Titan Bet has begun a search for its World Cup 2014 correspondent. One lucky person will be flown to Brazil to cover the biggest football tournament in the world. The operator launched its ‘Best Job in the World Campaign’  through social media campaigns in order to find a special reporter to cover Titan Bet reporting for …

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Svenska Spel deploys Betradar live odds service

Betradar, supplier of sports and betting-related data, has announced that Svenska Spel has deployed the company’s Live Odds Service in their betting offer. Betradar’s Live Odds Service is a fully automated and integrated in-running trading service to offer a broad variety of live betting sports and markets. In total the Betradar live betting portfolio covers 15 different sports with over 12,000 matches per …

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Gibraltar Government to review telecom infrastructure after fire at the Water Port Station.

Gibraltar government officials are set to launch an urgent review into its telecom infrastructure following the Easter Sunday fire at the Water Port Station. The fire disrupted the services and operations of numerous igaming operators, including Betfred, BetVictor and Ladbrokes. Website operations were affected by the fire as several operators could not accept wagers on a busy Sunday of sports …

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Sportsradar becomes data partner for Belarus Football Federation

Sportsradar,  supplier of sports related data, has announced a new partnership with The Football Federation of Belarus (BFF). Sportradar has signed a five-year deal with commercial rights holder Sport Tube LLC to become official “Sports Data Partner of the Football Federation of Belarus”. The BFF is the governing body of football in Belarus, based in Minsk. It organizes the Belarusian …

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UKGC monitor BetButler withdrawal issues

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is monitoring UK online betting/wagering aggregator – BetButler.com, after having received multiple complaints regarding customer withdrawal issues. The UK gambling regulator has made the issue public, after customers of BetButler took to social media channels to complain about the operators poor service and issues when attempting to withdrawal money from the operator. A UKGC statement …

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Paddy Power still top of the money-back bookmakers

Paddy Power continues to dominate the money-back offers arena, as the latest monthly report from affiliate FREEBETS.com puts the Dublin-based layer top of the rankings for March. In a month dominated by the Cheltenham Festival, alongside high-profile domestic and European football action, punters were offered some great insurance with valuable money-back offers galore. After a quiet February by recent standards, …

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Gibraltar fire disrupts betting services

Igaming operators saw their online services disrupted on Easter Sunday after an explosion hit the main Gibraltar power station. The explosion was caused due to a waterport power station catching fire due to mechanical failure. Gibraltar based fire services spent hours trying to control the fire from spreading further. The impact of the explosion left many companies and Gibraltar residents …

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