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Ladbrokes deploys SafeCharge payment technologies

SBC News Ladbrokes deploys SafeCharge payment technologies

Ladbrokes PLC has successfully deployed SafeCharge International Group Limited’s suite of payment technologies for secure online credit card storage. SafeCharge said Monday that Ladbrokes selected the payment services tool, which includes one-click deposits, payment optimization and PCI compliance solution, in order to enhance users’ online payment experience and user-data security. The deal will relieve Ladbrokes of the costs of the …

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Betradar gets ready for World Cup 2014

SBC News Betradar gets ready for World Cup 2014

Betradar, supplier of sports and betting-related data, launches its portfolio of World Cup related products for all 64 matches on its recently unveiled landing page http://wc2014.betradar.com/. Successful bookmakers will need to develop the right campaigns and provide consumers with a new level of high entertainment value throughout all channels and media platforms. No matter if a business requires betting, sports data content or gaming …

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Bet365 named Best Football Bookmaker

SBC News Bet365 named Best Football Bookmaker

Bet365 picked up the Best Football Bookmaker title at the inaugural Betting on Football Awards last week, outpacing the competition with 35% of the popular vote. Bet365 took the award, sponsored by BetConstruct, ahead of the four other finalists: BetVictor, Paddy Power, Pinnacle Sports and SkyBet. On behalf of Bet365, James Woods, Head of Performance Marketing, collected the award from …

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Unibet Seeks Australian expansion with new marketing agency

SBC News Unibet Seeks Australian expansion with new marketing agency

Unibet confirmed the appointment of Sydney based marketing and advertising agency Leo Burnett , as the operator seeks to increase its presence and coverage in the Australian igaming market.  Unibet had announced plans to concentrate expansion in the region, in its Q1 2014 performance report. Unibet had entered the Australian igaming market in 2012 with the £14 million acquisition of …

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Colossus Bets enters B2B market with thirteen new sports betting partners

SBC News Colossus Bets enters B2B market with thirteen new sports betting partners

Sports betting technology, Colossus Bets providers of super sized pooled betting jackpots are set to extend their  services and products into the igaming B2B space. Colossus Bets have confirmed the announcement that it has signed thirteen  new betting partners, who will support its football pool and Fractional cash-out features. Colossus Bets winners of the inaugural Betting on Football Awards,  Best …

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Sportingbet joins the Virtual Football League

SBC News Sportingbet joins the Virtual Football League

Betradar, supplier of sports and betting related data, has launched its Virtual Football solution with GVC Holdings‘ flagship website sportingbet.com, meaning the product has now been incorporated by more than 50 operators worldwide. “We are delighted that GVC Holding has decided in favour of our solution to integrate virtual football into the Sportingbet website”, says Managing Director of Sales, Erik …

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Sky Bet to stream live football matches

SBC News Sky Bet to stream live football matches

Sky Bet are set to trail live football match streaming, using Simplestream TV content streaming services. The operator are set to stream fifteen football matches this May, which will allow customers access to the play-off matches in England’s Sky Bet-sponsored Championship League 1 and League 2. The short-term deal will began with Yesterdays Championship play-off clash between Brighton & Hove …

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Calum Macaulay talkSPORT – Outside the box – opportunities away from TV

SBC News Calum Macaulay talkSPORT - Outside the box – opportunities away from TV

Calum Macaulay, Managing Director of Talksports  tells the Betting on Football audience how to built multi-content and multi-channel brand. Whilst the majority of UK Radio broadcasters have witnessed a decline in revenues and audience, Talksports Radio have grown in all areas of coverage  and content, with over 3.5 million listeners tuning in everyday, making it the most popular sports radio …

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Boylesports to become new sponsor of Irish Greyhound Derby

SBC News Boylesports to become new sponsor of Irish Greyhound Derby

A deal has been struck which will see the Irish bookmaker, BOYLESPORTS, become the new sponsor of the Irish Greyhound Derby until at least 2016. The agreement with the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) will also see Boylesports become the official betting partner of the IGB. The owner of the independent bookmakers,JOHN BOYLE, said of the arrangement; “Every year we examine …

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BOF Blog – David Clifton – How will the new licensing laws effect sponsorship?

SBC News BOF Blog - David Clifton - How will the new licensing laws effect sponsorship?

David Clifton MD of CliftonDavies opens the Betting on Football (BOF) Conference by telling the BOF audience that change is imminent for UK operators, and that the legal and regulatory landscape for gambling operators will change drastically in the next months. Clifton states that legislation will be implemented by August 2014, currently the new amendments to the Gambling Bill are …

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