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Entain sells Betdaq back to Dermot Desmond

Entain Plc has confirmed the sale of the online betting exchange Betdaq to former owner Dermot Desmond for an undisclosed fee.  The FTSE100 gambling group issued a one-line statement, informing media of its divestment of Betdaq to the Irish billionaire financier and horseracing magnet. Desmond retakes control of Betdaq, a venture the businessman backed in the early 2000s, during the …

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Betdaq announces free trading for Cheltenham 2021

Global betting exchange Betdaq (Entain Plc) has announced a commission-free offer on all sports across the four days of the upcoming Cheltenham Festival. The operator’s traders will be able to take advantage of 0% commission on all 28 races taking place during the festival (16-19 March), in addition to other major sporting events held during the same period, including UEFA …

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BETDAQ announces 0% commission offer for Boxing Day

Ladbrokes-owned betting exchange BETDAQ plans to offer its customers a commission-free deal on all sports on Boxing Day. BETDAQ traders will be entitled to 0% commission on a variety of top flight football fixtures, including the matchup between London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea, as well as the annual Boxing Day Test Match between Australia and India at the world famous …

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The Premier League is back: How will the betting market react?

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The Premier League makes its eagerly anticipated return tomorrow, starting with Aston Villa vs Sheffield United, but how will the ‘fanless’ aspect of ‘Project Restart’ translate to betting behaviour?  And what about the Bundesliga, the first major football league in Europe to bounce back following the COVID-19 enforced break. How can punters and traders learn from what’s happened so far?  …

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BETDAQ adopts 0% commission across majority of sports

Following a number of trial periods, GVC Holdings’ online betting exchange property BETDAQ has introduced 0% commission on the majority of sports on its exchange. The change will see all sports adopt the new commission structure, with football, horse racing, greyhound racing and cricket the only ones not included. BETDAQ managing director Shane McLaughlin said: “Having trialled a 0% commission …

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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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