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Gibraltar heavyweights decline support for GBGA’s Gambling Bill challenge

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association’s (GBGA) attempt to force the UK Gambling Commission and Government to review its upcoming Gambling Bill, will not receive support froma number UK bookmakers operating in the region. Operators William Hill, Ladbrokes and bet365 publically stated that  they will not challenge the UK Governments actions regarding igaming, although concerns remain over legislations and potential …

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666Bet – Can betting’s new boys upset the balance?

A look into what it takes to enter an aggressive and highly competitive market amidst the arrival of new kid on the UK gambling scene; 666Bet.com. Using Gaming synergies and Microgaming software the firm currently offers an online sportsbook, casino, live dealer games, a lottery feature and live in-play betting. Initially it will target just the British and European markets …

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Realistic Games partner with Boylesports and BetVictor for new releases

It has been announced that mini game versions of blackjack and roulette are to be launched by gaming content supplier, Realistic Games, via two operators. These are the sportsbook BetVictor and the Irish bookmaker Boylesports. This follows news in March this year of their arrangement to supply another Irish bookmaker, Paddy Power, with roulette and blackjack games to be imbedded …

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Marathonbet partners with The Hammers

Marathonbet has made a bid to stay in the Premier League after signing a deal to become the new betting partner of West Ham United. This long term partnership runs from the beginning of the 2014/15 campaign, and will also see them become the title partner of the Club’s annual prestige home pre-season match, The Marathonbet Cup. Last season saw …

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666Bet take Harry Redknapp to the iGaming Super Show Amsterdam

666 Brand Ambassador Harry Redknapp will be attending the iGaming Super Show in Amsterdam on Wednesday 25 June with 666Bet where affiliates will be able to have their photo taken with him on the 666Bet stand. The QPR manager will be flying in on a private 666Jet with Vas Blackwood, who starred in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, and …

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Coral debuts instant Super Live markets

Coral is the first European igaming operator to launch with Las Vegas-based Metric Gaming’s SuperLive product, a feature which will  allow customers the chance to place bets on sporting events within a 1 minute Super Live market window Metric Gamings SuperLive product will be integrated into Coral’s sports betting platform focusing on European football markets, the special feature will allow …

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New Jersey prepares for sports betting

New Jersey is set to allow sports betting by the start of September, despite the federal ban on the activity outside of Nevada, Delaware, Montana and Oregon. Senator Ray Lesniak has been bullish in predicting that New Jersey will allow sports betting by the start of the American Football season if the US Supreme Court decides not to review the …

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England Vs Uruguay – Crunch Time

Ahead of tonight’s crunch encounter against Uruguay, support for the Three Lions has seen one plucky Welsh customer stake £10,000 on England to win the competition outright. Money has also been flooding in on Roy Hodgson’s men to beat Uruguay in their second game of the tournament, where they are current 11-10 favourites, said Coral’s John Hill. “Considering the expectation …

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Paddy Power secures Brazil 2014 highlight tweets with ITV

Irish Sports betting operator Paddy Power will tweet ‘near-live’ World Cup football clips to its 354,000 followers, after securing a deal with UK broadcaster, ITV. The partnership will allow the  bookmaker and TV network to tweet up to 10 match highlights until after the final on July 13th. Twitter Amplify believes highlight reels can kick start conversations and target diverse …

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GBGA makes move for Point of Consumption Judicial Review

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has followed through with its threats and written to the UK Government  and Gambling Commission placing them on notice of a claim for judicial review, giving them 14 days in which to respond. The GBGA, which represents Gibraltar-based online gambling operators, has instructed the law firm Olswang to write to the Secretary of …

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