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Onavo Estimates 4.3% of UK iPhone users use betting apps.

Mobile data and trends analysis company Onavo have published iPhone betting app user trend for the UK market. The figures released in UK broadsheet newspaper  The Guardian estimate that  4.3% of UK iPhone  adult users are using at least one sports betting app. Bookmaker William Hill is the most popular app amongst iPhone players actively used by 38% of those,  …

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Global GES Interview with Dr. Andreas Leupold

Looking forward to next months Global GES summit  on July 9-11 Barcelona, SBC has managed to catch up with Dr Andreas Leupold. Dr Leupold is a top legal consultant in online gaming, technology, media and entertainment law. Voted best lawyer by his peers “The Best Lawyer in Germany 2013” in the field of Information Technology. Dr Leupold will be attending …

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Perform Group Potential £40m Opta Deal

Sports data,statistics and analytic provider Perform Group are eying a potential acquisition of sports information provider Opta according to English broadsheet newspaper the Daily Telegraph.  The newspaper has shed light on a potential deal worth up to £40m, this figure is understood to represent the amount sought by Albion Capital, the venture capital firm which holds a stake in Opta. …

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Betradar release new live Channel

Betrader suppliers of analytics, data and information systems for sports betting have announced the release of its live channel for retail betting shops. Betraders new product will integrate live odds, live match statistics combined with live broadcast of sporting events. The Betrader live channel aims to give punters more information and more market knowledge of selecting what bet to place. …

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Social Sports Operator Favourit launches B2B Arm

Social sports operator Favourit has announced the official launch of its B2B white-label business, aiming to build on its existing partnerships with operators Paddy Power and Australia’s TabCorp. Favourit are seeking to expand its partnership tie ins with igaming and sports media services in the coming months. Their current  white-label platform can be integrated into real-money platforms allowing bookmakers to …

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Bet365 launch live casino app with PlayTech IOS

Bet365 have further enhanced their current mobile offering with the launch of live dealer games –  Mini Baccarat and Ultimate Blackjack games. The new addition of Live Dealer games to the current Bet365 mobile casino inventory  is provided by  the Playtech IOS platform. Bet365 mobile casino already features Playtech IOS games such as live roulette. The addition of the new …

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Amaya Gaming Acquire Diamond Game

Montreal based Amaya Gaming continues its recent acquisition strategy by entering a definitive agreement to purchase North American gaming and system manufacturer Diamond Game Enterprises. The purchase of Diamond Game Enterprises is set to be purchased at $25 million for a 100% takeover of all operations. This latest purchase by Amaya Gaming, see it continue its acquisition strategy undertaken by …

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MTR Gaming introduces Mobile Betting to its US Racetracks

US based horse track and gaming operator MTR Gaming Group has announced the implementation of a mobile wagering application that will allow its racetrack customers to wager on races using their smart phones or tablet devices. The new mobile gambling platform will allow racetrack customers who sign-up for an account to bet on live or simulcast racing while they are …

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Sports Betting on the up in Ghana

Ghana sports betting is on the up according to African Business Correspondence Magazine ‘Ventures Africa‘. Ghana one of the leading lights in African business and GDP is witnessing a popular birth of regulated and licensed sports betting in accordance with its national laws. Over the past 18 months Ghana has approved 5 sports betting operators to offer odds and pool …

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Turkey to punish players that bet with offshore gambling sites

Turkish newspaper Hurriyet has revealed that Turkish Parliament  is to introduce severe monetary penalties for players that are willing to bet with offshore igaming web sites, that are not registered or regulated by Turkish Gambling authorities. Turkish players that wager on unlicensed igaming operators may face fines issued at up to 500,000 Turkish Lira – equivalent to €200,000.  The current …

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