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Playtech goes live in the US with bet365

Playtech has entered the US market after agreeing to make its entire casino content suite available with long-term strategic partner bet365 in New Jersey. bet365 first entered the New Jersey market in 2019, making its sportsbook and online casino services to customers in the Garden State. A bet365 spokesperson, said: “We’re excited to partner with Playtech in order to expand …

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Oddschecker: ‘Unusual circumstances’ fail to hinder Royal Ascot traffic

This year’s Royal Ascot Festival attracted 21.6% more traffic during the week when compared to last year’s event, according to the latest data released by Oddschecker. Despite taking place under ‘unusual circumstances’, Oddschecker confirmed that ‘interest was clear’ in the festival, with a 35% uptick in affiliated registrations versus 2019. Alongside the increase in traffic, the event was reported to …

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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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