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Strong quarter for Ladbrokes

SBC News 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

SBC News 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

SBC News 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

SBC News 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

SBC News 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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Oasis Glastonbury rumours causes PaddyPower & Ladbrokes to suspend market

SBC News Oasis Glastonbury rumours causes PaddyPower & Ladbrokes to suspend market

Paddy Power and Ladbrokes have suspended wagering on Glastonbury headlining acts, as social media rumours have circulated regarding the reunion of Manchester rock band oasis as headlining act of the festival. Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher tweeted the letters O A S I S, following it up by tweeting OASIS LG. The cryptic tweets led bookmakers Paddy Power and Ladbrokes to suspend betting …

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Boylesports reveals new in-play website

SBC News Boylesports reveals new in-play website

Irish sports betting operator Boylesports revealed its new sports betting website, which it designed to place in-play sports betting markets at the heart of the customers experience. The operator undertook the new revamp of its online sports betting website, with a view to ease and optimise player journey on sports betting markets. The operator has stated that the design was …

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Ladbrokes launches BBH ‘Ladbrokes Life’ UK TV campaign

SBC News Ladbrokes launches BBH 'Ladbrokes Life' UK TV campaign

Ladbrokes has launched its first TV campaign under new creative marketing agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH). The campaign, named ‘Ladbrokes Life’, has been launched in time for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil looks to promote the operator’s brand and mobile inventory. Ladbrokes has officially terminated its previous UK TV advertising campaign – Ladbrokes Game On which featured popular …

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Lorne Weil steps down from Sportech board

SBC News Lorne Weil steps down from Sportech board

Sportech PLC has announced that Lorne Weil has resigned from the operators board with immediate effect.  The announcement comes as the operator is set to undertake a corporate re-alignment of senior management responsibilities. Sportech confirmed that Weil, will remain in contact with the company in an advisory position, as the operator undertakes its re-alignment and looks for his replacement. Weil, …

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bwin.party rejects Jason Ader board nominations

SBC News bwin.party rejects Jason Ader board nominations

bwin.party senior management have spoken out against activist investor SpringOwl’s proposed board nominations. The investment vehicle, which currently owns 5.25% of bwin.party shareholdings, had criticised the operator’s management, claiming that it needed new strategy and experienced technology managers in order to create future company value and growth.  SpringOwl led by US finance and equity analyst Jason Ader, moved to add …

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