Sportsbook

Sports told to get legal advice for promoting unlicensed operators

The UK Gambling Commission has advised all sporting clubs to get ‘their own legal advice’ if they want to take sponsorship or advertising money from non-licensed operators. Last week the regulator wrote to sports governing bodies to inform them that non-licensed brands can only promote themselves if they block UK customers and make it clear that their gambling services are …

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bet365 appoints Daniel Moran as CEO of bet365 Australia

eGaming Review has revealed the appointment of Daniel Moran as the inaugural CEO of bet365 Australia. Moran will head up governance and operations of bet365 Australia, as the operator looks to establish itself as one of the region’s top igaming and sports betting operators. Daniel Moran had served as CEO of Sportingbet Australia (2000 – 2002) and defunct igaming operator …

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XLMedia launches new proprietary CMS

London AIM listed igaming marketing specialists XLMedia announced the launch of its new proprietary content management system (CMS) Placon.  The CMS  will enable XLMedia to better coordinate digital content, messaging and player promotions throughout the 2000 websites on XL Media international igaming network. XLMedia will use the Palcon system to optimise player messaging and engagement on igaming related promotions.  Further …

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666BET becomes FA Cup sponsor of non-league ‘Super Six’

666BET.com has signed sponsorship deals with six non-league clubs playing in this weekend’s FA Cup first round.The FA Cup partnerships will see the online bookmaker’s logo appear on the kits of a selection of sides from across the country and the non-league pyramid. The ‘666BET Super Six’ are: Conference South trio Basingstoke Town, Gosport Borough and Weston-super-Mare, Conference North’s AFC …

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UKGC guidance on betting sponsorship will create significant technical challenges

UK law practitioners have questioned the legality of new advertising and marketing guidance set by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) with regards to sports betting sponsorship. Legal commentators have questioned the monitoring procedures of the new guidance and whether it can be applied to current sponsorship deals within UK sports. The UKGC’s new guidance on sponsorship states that sports clubs …

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My Betting Club scores Welsh Rugby League sponsorship

Sports betting operator My Club Betting has announced a sponsorship agreement with Wales Rugby League, to become the principal sponsor of the Welsh National Rugby League team. The three-year, six-figure partnership will see the bookmaker become the lead sponsor of the Wales national team, while it will also support the grassroots rugby league in the country. Additionally, My Club Betting …

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Betfair commits to in-house product development

Betfair Chief Technical Officer Paul Cutter, stated that the company was committed to operating in-house product development and innovation in order to maintain its growth and progress in the igaming and sports betting markets. Speaking at a Betfair Senior Management presentation to investors and key shareholders, Cutter outlined Betfair’s commitment to in-house product development, which the operator views as a …

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Playtech launches optimised Campaign Manager

Playtech gaming software and services supplier, has unveiled Campaign Manager, a powerful and innovative new addition to its award-winning IMS platform. The new features are designed to streamline and optimise licensee marketing efforts and revenues by fully automating key aspects of the player journey. Offering both scheduled and real-time triggers and conditions, the out-of-the-box system integrates with the advanced bonusing, messaging, …

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Bet Advisor Form Table – Jeremy Price Tipster of the Week!

  Stefano Saccani, of SBCNews Tipster Partner Bet Advisor, takes a look at some of the highlights from the Bet Advisor Tipsters this week: Tipster of the Week – Jeremy Price Jeremy price is deservedly our tipster of the week this week, after winning his last 8 consecutive tips from him and his subscribers. Last week we labelled him “Mr …

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HMRC – gambling tax duty online registration service is now open

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that its online registration service for tax duties relating to online gambling services is now open. HMRC management has urged online gambling and sports betting operators who need to register for Remote Gaming Duty (RGD), General Betting Duty (GBD) or Pool Betting Duty (PBD) to register corporate details before UK changes to remote …

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