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Racing Post B2B appoints Alan Casey as Trading Partnerships lead

Racing Post B2B continues to revamp its senior management structures, confirming the appointment of Alan Casey to the position of Head of Trading Partnerships. Casey joins Racing Post B2B from online betting exchange BETDAQ (GVC Holdings), where he formerly served as Commercial Manager and API lead. Updating the market, Racing Post B2B details that Casey will be a key stakeholder …

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BETDAQ hosts Rider Cup day for Irish Injured Jockeys Fund

Nine-time Irish champion flat jockey Pat Smullen and three-time Champion Hurdle winner Charlie Swan will lead teams of horse racing greats from the past and present at the second edition of the ‘BETDAQ Rider Cup’ at the Heritage Resort Golf Course in Co Laois tomorrow (Thursday 19th September). The golf day, in aid of Irish Injured Jockeys Fund, mirrors the format of …

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Looking beyond the “usual runners and riders” for platform and sportsbook delivery

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In an increasingly competitive environment, made more difficult by the chilled winds of regulatory oversight, Conall McSorley from gbet explains why operators are duty bound to evaluate their platform and sportsbook providers with compliance and differentiation the watch words at this years’ Betting on Sports. Betting on Sports is a genuinely unmissable show that improves in terms of quality of …

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Betdaq rolls out 0% commission offer on tennis bets ahead of US Open

GVC Holdings betting exchange property Betdaq has confirmed that it will be reintroducing its 0% commission offer ahead of the US Open 2019 for all tennis bets placed by both new and existing customers. The betting exchange launched the same offer earlier in the year for the Wimbledon tournament, which saw a 307% year-on-year increase in matched bets, while active users were …

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Betting consolidation for Betdaq through fixed-odds sportsbook

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Betdaq has fulfilled a “key strategic aim” by launching a fixed-odds sportsbook to complement its 2% exchange and online casino.  The new sportsbook will be backed by a multi-channel marketing campaign that includes PR and social media activities with ex-England footballer Glen Johnson and above the line advertising starring renowned actor Ralph Ineson. The entirely new sportsbook offers a shared …

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BETDAQ donates Addicks sponsorship to Children with Cancer UK

Continuing its commitment to the ‘Changing for the Bettor’ social responsibility mandate established by parent company GVC Holdings, BETDAQ has confirmed that it has donated its shirt sponsorship of Charlton Athletic to charity ‘Children with Cancer UK’. The online betting exchange has served as Charlton Athletic shirt sponsor since 2016, confirming that it will donate its final year as lead …

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GVC to meet shareholders to discuss executives pay plan

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GVC has agreed to speak with shareholders over remuneration packages for its senior team after one of the biggest investor rebellions of 2019 so far. At the company’s annual general meeting (AGM) this week, 42 per cent of investor votes were against pay plans for its leading executives, including CEO Kenny Alexander. The pay plans were therefore passed with 58 …

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‘Bettor Commitment’ sees GVC end BETDAQ Sunderland AFC sponsorship

GVC Holdings betting exchange property BETDAQ has rescinded its shirt sponsorship of Sunderland AFC, sticking to the principles of the FTSE100 betting group’s ‘Changing for the Bettor’  social responsibility mandate. Ending its relationship with Sunderland, GVC confirms that it has donated its shirt sponsorship to charity ‘Children With Cancer’, replacing BETDAQ as principle SAFC partner for the upcoming 2019-2020 football …

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Higher learning… BETDAQ launches ‘knowledge portal’ BETDAQpro.com

GVC Holdings’ online betting exchange property BETDAQ has launched new portal BETDAQpro.com, seeking to better inform betting customers of all levels with a ‘professional trading outlook’. Integrated with the flagship BETDAQ exchange, the BETDAQpro.com portal has been designed to enhance traders’ experience through access to market insights, supported with BETDAQ free trading tools and video tutorials. The ‘knowledge portal’ has …

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gbet and Betdaq: Why operators should never be forced to work around supplier defects

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gbet started out as the founder of the Betdaq business in 2000, but having sold Betdaq in 2013 to Ladbrokes (GVC), the proprietary gbet technology still powers the exchange. gbet is now solely a B2B technical supplier to the sports betting industry, offering a proven player account management platform, plus sportsbook, exchange and Tote/Pari-Mutuel products to operators in Europe and …

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