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UKGC joint operation with PIPCU sees mass reduction in industry illegal adverts

Updating the market, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has revealed that through its joint operation with the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) there has been an 87% decline in gambling adverts served through illegal websites. The joint operation was set up 12 months ago, in order to further protect media owners against copyright infringement. The partnership ... Read More »

SBC Bookies’ Corner – Snap Judgment – UK 2017 Election Aftermath…

Another year… Another shock political outcome as PM Theresa May failed to secure her parliamentary majority following the shock results of the 2017 UK Snap Election (8 June).  SBC’s Bookies’ Corner’gauges the impact of the Snap Election results on the UK political landscape, as Theresa May handles a fragile government ahead of entering Brexit negotiations, while opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn ... Read More »

bettingexpert’s Harris cedes Tipster Challenge lead at Haydock

Carlisle - Tipster Challenge

OneBet’s Sarah Shannon assumed the lead in the Tipster Challenge after bettingexpert’s average return dropped below 10 points for the first time at Haydock. Stephen Harris, the horse racing guru from the bettingexpert community, could only manage a single victory on his ‘Nap of the Day’ Dance Diva (13/8), for a total of 3.25. Meanwhile, Sun Bets PR Manager Tim ... Read More »

Rangers extends 32Red shirt sponsorship

Scottish football club Glasgow Rangers FC has confirmed that it has extended its shirt sponsorship deal with UK online casino and betting operator 32Red. 32Red has acted as Rangers lead shirt sponsor since season 2014/15. The online gambling company will extend the sponsorship for a further two seasons, as Rangers FC challenges for Scottish Premier League glory. Rangers management detailed ... Read More »

Amaya Inc appoints Dr. Jerry Bowskill as new technology lead

Toronto TSX-listed online gambling group Amaya Inc, continues the restructuring of its executive leadership team announcing the appointment of Dr. Jerry Bowskill as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with immediate effect. A seasoned technology infrastructure veteran, Bowskill joins Amaya from industry private consultancy Partis Solutions. Bowskill has further industry technology development and delivery experience having served as Lead Technology Architect for ... Read More »

Sky Bet nets three-year deal with Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Yorkshire CCC & Sky Bet

Leeds-based operator Sky Bet has signed a three-year deal to become an Official Betting & Gaming Partner for Yorkshire Country Cricket Club (CCC). The deal is set to build greater awareness of Sky Bet’s growing range of online and mobile betting services through engagement with the club’s supporter base and stakeholders. Sky Bet, which holds a 4/5 performance rating on ... Read More »

Arena Racing promotes Jon Pullin to Racing Director

UK racecourse operating firm Arena Racing Company (ARC) has confirmed the appointment of Jon Pullin as its new Racing Director. Pullin is promoted from within the firm, having previously held the title of Racing Operations Director, he takes over the ARC executive position from Stephen Higgins who will depart the firm to join the Hong Kong Jockey Club. A racing ... Read More »

GoWild continues expansion with opening of Malta subsidiary

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GoWild has announced the opening of its Malta subsidiary in June this year. The new office will house a dedicated team who will purely focus on the company’s continued growth in the Nordic market. The office in Malta is GoWild’s second physical office, which, until now, had been exclusively based in Bucharest, Romania. The company cites the huge boost in business ... Read More »

Camelot governance calls for strategic review following 2016/17 ticket sales slowdown

Updating the market and stakeholders, Camelot UK the operating company of The National Lottery has confirmed that it will carry out a ‘strategic review’ relating to its slowdown of ticket sales. The operator recorded National Lottery ticket sales for the 2016/17 financial year (1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017) of £6,925.3 million, representing an 8.8% decline set against 2015/2016 record ... Read More »

Money talks – Sun Bets backs Sharja Bridge for Haydock success

Carlisle - Tipster Challenge

Tim Reynolds, PR Manager at Sun Bets, said that “money talks” after promoting the chances of Sharja Bridge in today’s Tipster Challenge at Haydock. However, Reynolds stopped short of nominating the Roger Varian-trained horse as his Nap of the Day, instead opting for Dance Diva, a big favourite in the second race of the day (2:30). This was matched by ... Read More »