Sportsbook

ASA warns Paddy Power over future ad campaigns

Paddy Power has been warned over its future conduct by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) following its investigation into the bookmaker’s newspaper advert in The Sun on Sunday around the Oscar Pistorius trial. The advert, which offered ‘money back if he walks’, promoted a market on whether the South African Olympian would be found guilty or not of the accusation …

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BETEGY Predicts Tomorrows Football Results on Twitter

Sports bettors on Twitter can now find out football results before they happen with the launch [email protected] new proposition from BETEGY, a sophisticated online and mobile prediction tool that accurately forecasts outcomes of matches and a range of betting markets, provides instant responses via Twitter, where sports events are among the most popular discussion topics. During the 2013 Champions League final …

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RGA ire at Treasury ignorance on remote tax

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has restated its view that (i) a rate of 15% for the new point of consumption tax is too high; and (ii) the regime still does not appear to make allowances for bonuses and incentives. This heightens the risk that British licensees will lose significant market share to black market operators and that this will …

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Crown Resorts looks to purchase remaining stake in Betfair Australia joint venture

Australian news sources have speculated that Crown Resorts is set to acquire the remaining 50% stake of its joint venture with sports betting exchange Betfair for control of Betfair Australia . The casino operator will buy out Betfairs stake in Betfair Australia, a joint funded venture between both parties which launched in August 206, under the licence of the Tasmanian …

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FIFA worldwide ban for British match fixing players

Defender Reiss Noel and goalkeeper Joe Woolley, who both played for Southern Stars, pleaded guilty and were fined by a Melbourne court in December after manipulating games on the instruction of betting syndicates based in Malaysia and Hungary. Noel was slapped with a fine of A$2,000 (£1080) while Woolley got a penalty of A$1,200 (£720) for his role in the …

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Walter Bugno – ‘OPAP deal Validates GTECH online credentials’

GTECH Interactive CEO Walter Bugno has shown his full support for the recently agreed software supply  partnership with Greek licensed gambling operator – OPAP, stating it represents a major coup for GTECH Interactive and that it validates the company’s online capabilities. OPAP selected GTECH Interactive as its supplier of igaming inventory, in a closed tender that saw 888 Holdingss, Playtech …

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UK gears up for TV advertising sports betting battle

The UK Financial Times reports that UK sports betting operators are in a battle to secure customers ahead of the upcoming 2015 igaming taxation. The top six UK Sports betting operators – Paddy Power, Bet365,  Betfair, Coral, William Hill and Ladbrokes will break all previous records on industry TV adspend in order to gain new customers in 2014, prior to …

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GTECH outlines new strategy after profit fall

Gaming and lottery supplier  GTECH is set to undertake a new corporate strategy, focusing on development of igaming verticals after the company published 23% decline in full year profits. 2013 proved to be a tough year for the gaming supplier, as it witnessed a decrease in Net Profits to €205.23 million (2012 – €265 million). Key factor for the fall …

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BetExpert.me Launches with Expert Betting Predictions

New sports prediction service –  BetExpert.me is offering 50 sport predictions per month. Besides that, the service offers at least 1 sport pick per day from professional team of experts for free. BetExpert.me offers hand-picked predictions for nearly all major sports. Sports predictions and tips come from professional handicappers with years of experience who combine insight and research to put the information clients …

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UK prepares for TV adspend sports betting battle

The UK Financial Times reports that UK sports betting operators are in a battle to secure new customers ahead of the proposed 2015 igaming taxation. The top six UK Sports betting operators – Paddy Power, Bet365,  Betfair, Coral, William Hill and Ladbrokes will break all previous records on industry TV adspend in order to gain new customers in 2014, prior …

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