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Point of consumption facing Gibraltar challenge

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has filed its legal challenge against the UK’s point of consumption law in a bid to seek a Judicial Review on the changes. The GBGA argues that the new regime, introduced through the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 and also the guidance and policies of the Gambling Commission of Great Britain, is “unlawful, because …

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Malta iGaming Seminar announces Declan Hill as a Keynote Speaker

The Malta iGaming Seminar partners announced that they have recruited Canadian Investigative Journalist and Academic, Declan Hill, as a Keynote speaker for MIGS 14, the International iGaming Seminar, that will be held this year between the 11th and 12th  November 2014 in Malta.  Mr. Hill is one of the world’s foremost experts on match-fixing and corruption in international sports. He …

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Betradar launches new trading service

Betradar,  supplier of sports and betting-related data is proud to announce the launch of its new trading service for sportsbook operators. Managed Trading Services enables bookmakers to streamline processes and to increase their competitiveness by outsourcing labour intensive trading operations to Betradar’s industry proven trading expertise. From providing the fixtures to compiling the odds, monitoring the liabilities to finally settle …

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Paddy Power withdraws BetDash from gaming inventory

Paddy Power has announced the removal of social sport betting game – BetDash from its gaming product inventory. The BetDash.com website has been ‘down for scheduled maintenance’ for several weeks as Paddy Power management revises its social gaming strategy. The BetDash social betting product BetPal was launched in October 2012, with a view to launch  Paddy Power in the burgeoning …

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Betfair faces board pressure over dividend misconduct

The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has called for Betfair to appoint ‘new independent directors’, to investigate the operator’s dividend payments over the past three years. The LAPFF have additionally asked for a further investigation of Betfair’s  auditors KPMG and a review of Betfair corporate governance. Betfair investors received the strongly worded letter from the LAPFF this weekend, questioning …

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500.com confirms loyalty partnership with China Mobile

Chinese sports lottery operator 500.com, has entered a strategic partnership with China Mobile Limited, to become the sole provider of online and mobile sports betting and lottery for China Mobile Points Mall, the digital rewards marketplace for China Mobile subscribers. The agreement will see 500.com products integrated into the China Mobiles subscriber reward system, providing the operator with access to …

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Coral partners with Everton FC

Gibraltar based sports betting operator Coral Interactive, has penned a two year deal with Everton Football Club, becoming the Liverpool football club’s Official European Sports Betting Partner. Coral Interactive agreed the deal with Everton FC just in time for the start of the Barclay’s Premier League 2014/2015 season, which began this weekend. The partnership will see Coral Interactive sports betting …

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XL Media acquires UK sports betting website

AIM listed igaming marketing specialist XL Media has announced that it has agreed to acquire a UK sports betting affiliate website for a sum of $6.7 million (£4.10 million). XL Media senior management have confirmed that they would go ahead with the acquisition of the UK sports betting website, and its additional igaming inventory, with a view to increase its …

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Sky Bet – Manchester United most backed Premier League team

Manchester United are the best backed side to win the title heading into the new Premier League season, with Sky Bet reporting 33 per cent of stakes on Louis van Gaal’s men.Despite finishing a lowly seventh last season, United have attracted almost twice as much money as the second most popular side, Arsenal, and more than four times as much …

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Indonesia FA looks to safeguard integrity with Sportradar

The Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) underlined its commitment to protecting the integrity of the country’s key football competitions by signing an agreement with Sportradar. Under the agreement, Sportradar’s Fraud Detection System (FDS) will provide the PSSI with unrivalled intelligence about global betting on the Indonesia Super League and various other competitions until the end of 2016. Sportradar’s FDS, which …

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