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BGC: Charities win big as bookies take beating in Britannia Stakes

UK Bookies have raised £250,000 for Cancer and Covid-19 charities after taking a beating on Thursday’s Britannia Stakes race at Royal Ascot. Earlier this week, Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) members vowed to donate all profits, after levy and duties were deducted, from win and each-way bets made on the race to charity. Participating bookmakers included Paddy Power Betfair, bet365, …

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UK government backs £100m RET commitment from ‘big four’

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has launched a new era for responsible gambling as the UK’s four leading operators have pledged to spend £100 million on improving treatment support services. The £100 million funding, which is backed by bet365, Flutter Entertainment, GVC Holdings and William Hill, will be issued to GambleAware who will be the main commissioning agent for …

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bet365 terminates legacy telebetting service

bet365 has confirmed the closure of its long-running telephone betting (telebetting) operations, stating that demand for the service had declined to minimum rendering it obsolete. The Coates family-owned betting business has operated a telebetting service since the company’s foundation in 2000 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This week, bet365 confirmed that it had shut down its 0871 218 4131 telebetting number, revealing …

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Playtech eyes US acceleration following NJ approval

Playtech has been granted regulatory approval by New Jersey’s DGE, allowing the technology group to provide casino product services to state licensed incumbents.  The FTSE250 technology group will launch its casino products in the Garden State, servicing long-term partner bet365’s transactional waiver with the Hard Rock Atlantic City property. Securing its DGE approval, Playtech detailed that it is actively seeking …

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bet365 elevates US offering with Colorado entry

bet365 has strengthened its presence across the US market after securing a 10-year agreement with Century Casinos. The finalised partnership, undertaken through a subsidiary and having already obtained its master license with The Centennial State, will see bet365 become the casino’s second internet sports betting operator partner in Colorado. The Stoke-based gambling company will operate both an internet and mobile …

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bet365 enhances esports offering with SIS Competitive Gaming

Sports Information Services (SIS) has secured a further esports client after confirming that bet365 has agreed to integrate its ‘Competitive Gaming’ services package. Under the agreement, SIS will deliver its end-to-end esports solution for bet365, which will include services live-streamed pictures, commentary, on-screen graphics with betting triggers. bet365 will be further complemented by further game data, as well as a …

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Global audience gears up for opening day of SBC Digital Summit

SBC Digital Summit

The groundbreaking SBC Digital Summit gets underway on Monday 27 April, with operators, suppliers, affiliates and sports clubs from around the world flocking to take part in the betting and gaming industry’s first ever major virtual conference and exhibition. The 10,000+ delegates include a huge contingent of key staff from more than 300 leading operators from markets in Europe, North …

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GambleAware donations top £10m for 2019/20

GambleAware has revealed that donations to the charity have surpassed its £10 million minimum target for the first time. Publishing the full list of donations received between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020, it revealed that gambling operators and suppliers had made £10.05 million in voluntary donations to the charity, which is not inclusive of money received through regulatory …

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BGC members to donate virtual grand national profits to NHS charity

Members of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) have committed to donating all profits from this weekend’s ‘Virtual Grand National’ to NHS Charities Together. The initiative has the backing of BGC members including bet365, William Hill, Flutter Entertainment, Sky Bet, GVC, BetFred, Betway, BetVictor, JenningsBet and Inspired Entertainment. Commenting on the initiative, BGC Chief Executive Michael Dugher said: “With the …

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GiG to offer free coronavirus searches for online operators

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has cracked down on affiliates exploiting the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by adding coronavirus keywords to its proprietary affiliate monitoring and compliance software, GiG Comply. Operators will benefit from free searches which will flag up whether their brand is being promoted inappropriately by affiliates. James King, Director of Sales, commented: “We don’t believe anyone should be profiteering …

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