Sportsbook

Playtech withdraws operations from Belgian market

 Playtech, providerof igaming software and provisions, has confirmed that it will withdraw all its services from firms targeting the Belgian igaming market. The move by Playtech, which supplies numerous igaming operator software provisions, has seen Gala Interactive and William Hill notify affiliates, media partners and customers that it would no longer accept players from the region. Playtech took the decision …

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UKash partners with Betfair

Online payment and processing provider UKash has announced an important business win with Betfair. From 2nd May Betfair customers who pass strict verification processes will be able to make cash deposits into their account through Ukash vouchers.  Unique 19 digit codes are purchased with cash in retail outlets and can then be used to pay directly on thousands of websites …

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Betting on Football to provide update on advertising rules

Operators unsure of how the latest changes to point of consumption licensing and taxation regimes in the UK will affect their ability to advertise are advised to get down to Stamford Bridge on 8 May for the latest news. Yesterday the government added to the uncertainty over the issue by announcing it was re-examining the existing gambling advertising controls via …

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EveryMatrix’s Alexandru Teodorescu on B2B providers changing dynamics

Team SBC catches up with  Alexandru Teodorescu Senior Sales Manager for EveryMatrix, to discuss the changing role of software providers in igaming. Ahead of the upcoming Betting on Football Conference (8 May Stamford Bridge) Alexandru discusses current impacts, player habits and future trends that will effect software and gaming provisions for the sector. Alexandru Teodorescu has nine years of experience within the …

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Austrian restrictions fall foul of EU law

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has welcomed the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which highlights the fact that Austria’s gambling laws are in breach of EU law. The ruling in the Pfleger case largely follows the Opinion issued by AG Sharpston on 14 November 2013, in which a a restrictive regime can …

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Strong quarter for Ladbrokes

One of the UK’s oldest and largest retail bookmakers has warned of potential shop closures and job losses in 2015, because of regulatory uncertainty and a 5% hike in Machine Games Duty (MGD). Speaking as Ladbrokes released its Q1 Interim Management Statement, Chief Executive Richard Glynn, said: “The unexpected recent tax increases and ongoing uncertainty surrounding regulation are unwelcome. We …

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South Africa drafts first online gambling bill

South African government officials published the countries first online gambling bill  draft. Initial reactions to the proposed bill have been positive, as tax levy’s on igaming verticals may be kept to as low as 6% of gross gaming revenues.  The draft bill  is currently being studied by government stakeholders, and is likely to be amended. The draft bill sets to …

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Kambi to provide 32Red with sportsbook

32Red Plc has entered into an agreement with Kambi Sports Solutions to deliver a fully managed sportsbook solution. The agreement will enable 32Red to offer a significantly upgraded sports betting experience to its customers through online and mobile channels. The new sportsbook will be fully integrated with 32Red’s Microgaming platform, enabling players to move seamlessly between casino and sports and …

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Bettorlogic announces partnerships with three major operators

Bettorlogic, the providers of unique, real-time bet stimulation technology, today announces that is has signed deals with three of Europe’s major operators: BetClic Everest Group, Betsson and Bwin. BetClic Everest Group and Bwin are taking a full range of Bettorlogic services for football, tennis and NFL, while Betsson are initially concentrating on the full range of services for football. As …

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Perumal book rocks football world amid claims of World Cup match fixing

Convicted Singaporean match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal has made claims that he assisted in the qualification campaigns of international football sides Honduras and Nigeria in reaching the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. In a new book published this Monday, the self confessed match fixer sheds details on how his company Football4U helped fix matches, bribe players and influence FIFA …

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