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Dafabet extends Masters Snooker title sponsorship

Dafabet has announced that it will continue its title sponsorship of the Masters Snooker Tournament. The online betting operator confirmed that it renewed sponsorship terms for a further three years with tournament organisers World Snooker. Dafabet has sponsored the international Snooker tournament since 2014,  its association will now run until 2017.  The Masters Snooker is televised globally by UK public-service …

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Malta to help igaming sector face European legislation threats

Malta Secretary of Economic Growth Dr José Herrera stated that the Maltese Government were committed to working with the online gambling operators in order to reduce the impact of European legislation affecting sector growth. Speaking at an economic seminar in preparation for the Malta Igaming Summit, Dr Herrera commented that changes to European legislation  were inevitable and would provide a …

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Spain to investigate broadcasters over in-show gambling advertising

Spain’s Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC) has begun disciplinary proceedings against national broadcasters Atresmedia and Mediaset regarding breaches of Spanish broadcast advertising laws. The Spanish TV broadcasters have been accused of breaching Articles 14.2 and 14.4 of Spain’s broadcast and advertising policy by promoting gambling/adult content products during the broadcast of its scheduled TV content programming. CNMC has accused …

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Coral sponsors Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club

Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club announced today that it had signed a deal with UK bookmaker Coral, to become its Official Main Sponsor for the 2015 season. Under the terms of the sponsorship Coral will be the main shirt sponsor, with the Coral logo appearing on the front of the Wigan Warriors home and away, playing and replica kits. Coral …

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Metric Gaming partners with Betradar to enhance live products

Sports and betting data insight provider Betradar,  has  announced that Metric Gaming will deploy the company’s Live Scouting Service and Remote Game Server to enhance its specialized high-speed betting markets for various sports. Metric Gaming creates innovative, first-to-market mobile sports wagering software, and provides unique sports handicapping expertise, on behalf of licensed operators, technology providers and media companies interested in …

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EveryMatrix opens offices in Malta & Mexico

Igaming technology and provisions provider EveryMatrix has announced the opening of new offices in Malta and Mexico. The new offices have been strategically chosen to help EveryMatrix expand its betting and gaming services in Europe and South America. The office openings follow the 2013 launch of its Asian business division spearheaded by Ian Sherrington. EveryMatrix management stated that it wanted …

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bet-at-home posts +50% increase for 2014 earnings

European sports betting operator bet-at-home AG reported improved yearly earnings of €17.9 million (£14 million) up 54% on 2013 earnings performance – €11.6 million (£9.10 million). The operator’s improved financial performance had been driven by increased gross gaming revenues during the 9 month period, with bet-at-home reporting a revenue increase of 30.6% to €80.7 million (£62.8 million) Q1- Q3 2013 …

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Paddy Power calls for creative pitch

Paddy Power marketing is set to undertake a review of its creative and brand direction, after three years of working with London marketing agency Crispin Porter & Bogusky . Paddy Power has requested marketing and brand consultancy Oystercatchers to handle the review and pitch process for Paddy Power. Oystercatchers has begun to draw a shortlist of potential agencies to pitch …

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500.com comments on director’s sale of shares under ‘pseudonyms’

Chinese sports lottery operator 500.com limited issued a corporate statement on the sale of company shares by one of its Directors Qi Li under the ‘pseudonyms’ Lionel Rim and John Richard. The operator issued the statement to address concerns reported by investment research firm Muddy Waters, who tweeted on the validity of the share sales conducted by Qi Li. The Muddy …

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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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