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Argentina PRO secures Buenos Aires gambling restructure

As anticipated the Executive of Buenos Aires has approved Budget Plan 2019 directives 142 and 143 sanctioning significant changes to the province’s operational gambling framework. On Tuesday, district leaders voted in favour of BA Governor Maria Eugenia Vidal’s 2019 proposals, introducing a new 2% tax charge on player winnings from land-based casino, arcade and bingo operators. Governor Vidal secures a ‘major victory’, …

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SBC Awards 2018 produces a record 32 different winners

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A record 32 different companies were recognised for excellence in the sports and gaming industries at last night’s SBC Awards ceremony in London, with bet365 once again taking home the Bookmaker of the Year prize. On a night of festive-themed celebration for the industry, bet365 stole the show in front of 700 attendees at The Artillery Garden, before Sergey Portnov, …

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Profits soar as bet365 toasts significant growth

Leading online bookmaker bet365 has confirmed significant growth in its full-year accounts  (12-month period to March 2018), recording a 26% increase in betting and gaming revenue to £2.7 billion. The operator continued to benefit from its high-level sportsbook offering, specifically in-play betting which accounted for 77 per cent of its sports betting revenue, as well as this, mobile betting revenue rose …

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AgiproNews’ Italian View: October highs meet an autumn of disillusion

Italian betting and gaming continues to grow, but all incumbents face tough adjustments as the Lega-5Star coalition government maintains its hostile stance against the industry. October Data published by Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (ADM) details a further record-breaking month for Italian online gambling. As the sector heads towards its upcoming Lega-5Star blanket ban on all forms of gambling/betting …

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bet365 makes its US play through Empire New York alliance

Leading European online bookmaker bet365 has forged its first US-centric sports betting partnership with Nasdaq-listed gambling group Empire Resorts Inc. Issuing a market update, bet365 enters a 20-year agreement with Empire, which will see the online betting group become lead digital and land-based sports betting services provider for the ‘Resorts World Catskills’ casino in upstate New York. At present, Resorts …

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£1m ‘third party’ punter case delayed

The £1m dispute between Irish student punter Megan McCann and the world’s largest bookmaker, bet365, has been further delayed as both parties reassess their arguments for the case. The hearing, which could have significant implications for the way terms and conditions are viewed in a legal sense and also potentially the ability for operators to screen who is betting with …

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Industry giants headline shortlists for SBC Awards 2018

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Industry giant bet365 will be hunting a famous fifth consecutive Bookmaker of the Year title at this year’s SBC Awards, but an array of big hitters are ready to steal the show in front of more than 700 attendees at a stunning London venue – The Artillery Garden at the HAC. The shortlists for the 38 prizes were confirmed this …

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Better Collective Spotlight – bettingexpertLIVE – The ultimate second screen experience for in-play consumers

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In the third instalment of SBC’s Better Collective Spotlight series, we spoke to Philip Trampe, PR Team Lead for Better Collective, to get the inside line on bettingexpertLIVE. Trampe was on hand to tell us more about the site designed to showcase what the world is betting on in-play, including how punters can create tipster lists to shadow the top …

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The Silk Series braces itself for Doncaster finale

A field of nineteen is set to contest The Silk Series Final on Thursday 13 September at Doncaster Racecourse. Currently top of The Silk Series leader-board on 80 points, reigning champion Megan Nicholls is in pole position to retain her crown, with a top three finish guaranteeing her victory.  Hot on her heels, however, are Jane Elliott (72 points) and …

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£1m ‘third party’ punter dispute heading to court

A case which could have major repercussions for the industry and how its terms and conditions are viewed in a legal sense has been given a date in court. The dispute between UK bookmaker, bet365 and Megan McCann, a racing bettor who is claiming £1,009,960 in unpaid winnings from the Stoke based bookmaker, will go to court on 13 November …

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