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666Bet scores Grand Slam of Darts betting partnership

666Bet are the new Official Betting Partner of the SINGHA Beer Grand Slam of Darts which will be held at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall from November 8-16, 2014. As the Official Betting Partner of the Sky Sports-televised tournament, 666Bet have branding displayed both on the stage and on each of the 32 competing players’ shirts, and have also secured the on-site …

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Heart-breaking near miss for Colossus Bets HDA15 jackpot punter

Colossus Bets, home of the £10,000,000 Colossus and the world’s biggest football and sports jackpots, saw one player hit the proverbial crossbar in their £1,000,000 HDA15 football jackpot this evening.  The last surviving player in the weekend’s pool, who placed the bet through Betfair, just needed Manchester City to beat Roma in the UEFA Champions League fixture earlier this evening to …

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NetBet strikes Nice sponsorship

French Ligue 1 football club OGC Nice has agreed terms with European sports betting operator NetBet, which will see the NetBet sports betting brand promoted on the OGC Nice club shirt. Malta licensed NetBet will be additionally promoted with branding placements inside the club’s Allianz Riviera Stadium (capacity – 34,000). The NetBet brand will also be further promoted via OGC …

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Freebets.com bags West Bromwich Albion partnership

West Bromwich Albion is has announced a betting partnership with Freebets.com, leading UK bookmaker review and affiliation portal. The agreement will see Freebets.com become the Baggies’ Official Digital Betting Partner for the next two seasons and Freebets.com will enjoy a range of branding opportunities, coupled with sponsorship of the club’s East Stand. Freebets.com will also benefit from significant advertising and branding presence at …

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bwin.party & Nordeus launch Sportster social betting game on Facebook

bwin.party announced its latest venture into the social gaming market with the launch of social sports betting game, “Sportster – Bet and Win”. The Facebook based social  game was developed in a collaboration between social games developer Nordeus and bwin.party’s social gaming development studio Win. At present the game does not allow for real money transactions, as players compete for …

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Bet365 announces operational relocation to Gibraltar

Following a structural and operational review bet365 management announced that the operator would be migrating its igaming and sports betting operational arms to its Gibraltar offices. bet365 stated that the operator would retain finance and governance arms in its headquartersin Stoke on Trent, where the operators are the city’s largest employers. Bet365 confirmed that the migration of operational services will …

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Martin Prantner – Finnplay Technologies – The Independent Step

SBC Business Correspondent Mark McGuinness caught up with Finnish based gaming platform specialist’s Martin Prantner on his views as to why established operators could benefit from running their own independent platform. Martin is CEO of Finnish based Finnplay Technologies, an independent platform provider who delivers complete customised gaming solutions. Martin holds an MBA from Cranfield and is an i-gaming industry …

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Colossus Bets player offered £324,477 cash out

Football pools jackpots betting operator Colossus Bets,  announced that the last surviving player in the weekend’s £1,000,000 HDA15 Football Jackpot has been offered £324,477 for 100% of their live ticket with just two legs left to go. Having played through Betfair, one of Colossus Bets’ B2B partner sites, the player was made the offer of £324,477 for the ticket following Stoke’s 1-0 victory …

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Atul Bali joins Metric Gaming as corporate advisor

Metric Gaming LLC, have announced the appointment of Atul Bali as corporate strategy advisor, as Metric Gaming looks to expand its business and technology services in the coming months Mr. Bali is the President of the Games Division at RealNetworks Inc., having previously served as the President & CEO of Aristocrat Technologies Inc.  Prior to joining Aristocrat, Mr. Bali served as …

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Sergei Efimenko – Favbet – Thinking East

With numerous  Western European igaming markets reporting revenue declines in 2014, SBC caught up with Favbet Chief Operating Officer Sergei Efimenko to discuss Eastern European sports betting growth and how to create a betting audience in Eastern European markets. Sergei Efimenko discusses market intricacies, social and economic impacts that effect the regions gambling markets. Giving SBC readers real insight into …

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