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Sam Cooke – Football Sponsorship – Record Gains Insight

Nike and Adidas are the two names that first tend to come to mind when discussing football kit sponsors. They are the two titans, the fierce rivals and the biggest spenders. It was announced recently that Manchester United will be dropping Nike, from the end of the 2014/15 season, in favour of a lucrative deal with Adidas. This is a …

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Betfred launches live stream racing content

UK bookmaker Betfred has partnered with racing content providers At The Races and Racing UK to introduce live track coverage of UK and Irish horseracing events. The live streaming services will be available on both desktop and mobile platforms. Betfred sports betting operations, announced that the update of live race streaming had been made available to mobile betting customer last …

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FlashBitch opens I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! market with Coral

Entertainment and celebrity betting portal FlashBitch, is first to report the celebrity betting market for the ITV reality TV series I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’ is now open.Partners and Coral.co.uk opened the betting market on the afternoon of Friday 24th October 2014. The list of celebrities taking part in the show, which has swiftly become one of the most …

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Malaysia set to rework gambling & betting laws

Malaysian Attorney General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail, has stated that his Chamber is set to submit a proposal to amend and update Malaysian laws with regards to online gambling. Gani Patail made the statement whilst addressing an audience at the Malaysia Legal Training Institute. Current Malaysia regulations sees all forms of gambling being governed by the Common Gaming House …

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Bet Advisor – October Tipster Form & Highlights

Stefano Saccani, of SBC News Tipster Partner Bet Advisor, takes a look at some of the highlights from the Bet Advisor Tipsters this week: Paul Morris – Tipster of the Week The NFL is now in full swing with some surprise packages, along with some sides doing pretty much as expected. Paul Morris, our NFL expert has been impressive since …

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The Football Pools moves platform to NYX OPS

  NYX Gaming Group announces the launch of online gaming site FootballPools.com on its Open Platform System, NYX OPS.Bringing together Classic Pools, Premier 10 and MatchXtra, plus the latest in Instant win slots and table games from NYX OGS, The Football Pools has totally revamped its online offering as part of its business modernization plan. David Flynn, EVP Business Development …

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Betfair switches to cloud based HR System

Betfair are set to trial HR cloud based management program Fairsail, as the betting operator looks for an alternative to its ageing Oracle and Workday SAP systems. The project to integrate a new HR solution was undertaken by Simon MacDonald, Head of Betfair Talent Acquisitions. Betfair will look to integrate a HR management system that is flexible with its current …

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Italy AAMS to allow in-play betting

The Amministrazione Autonoma dei Monopoli di Stato (AAMS), the regulating body of gaming and sports betting activities in Italy are set to lift restrictions on in-play sports betting for Italian consumers. International law firm DLA Piper, broke the news that the AAMS would allow for Italian licensed sports betting operators to offer in-play betting markets. Italian news reports have suggested …

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Sky Bet trials iBeacons technology at Leeds & Rotherham United

Sky Bet Title sponsor of the English Football League introduced wireless location based technology, iBeacons to Championship Football Stadiums Elland Road (Leeds United) and The New York Stadium (Rotherham United) this weekend. iBeacons, are Bluetooth transmitters, which allow for localised messaging when customers/consumers are in-range with a beacon signal. Sky Bet trailed the new Apple proximity messaging technology, sending ‘push’ …

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Paul Leyland: continuous tax challenges may not be wise

Paul Leyland, Principle Consultant at Regulus Partners, takes a look at the news that there is to be another attempt at a Judicial Review on the UK’s Point of Consumption regime and asks whether it is altogether wise. The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association, having failed to overturn the UK remote Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act, is now attempting a …

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