Tag Archives: Betfair

GambleAware names Entain as top Q1 donor with £2m contribution

GambleAware has published its list of Q1 betting industry donors, revealing that Entain topped its list of contributors with a donation of £2 million. GambleAware currently requests that all licensed operators donate 0.1% of their gross annual gambling yield directly to GambleAware, whilst firms with an annual gross gambling revenue under £250,000 per annum are asked to donate a minimum …

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Former F1 team manager Eddie Jordan to lead $1bn bid for OpenBet

Eddie Jordan, the Irish businessman who made his name in Formula One management and analysis, is leading a $1 billion bid for Scientific Games’ OpenBet sports betting division, according to The Currency. The planned takeover was reportedly confirmed by former Australian Formula One racing driver Mark Webber in an Instagram post, describing the development as ‘a mega acquisition in gaming’. …

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Aspire Global integrates new CRM system to boost existing platform

Aspire Global has launched and integrated a new CRM System, AspireEngage, to complement its existing AspireCore gaming platform.  The new Exponea-powered system functions as a customer data platform and incorporates a range of services to improve the player journey and generate ‘greater customer satisfaction’.  Described as a ‘user-friendly system’, key features include the provision of real-time marketing capabilities such as …

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Britannia Stakes ‘fantastic initiative’ distributes £1.25m to charities

Member organisations of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) have distributed over £1.25 million to a selection of charities, donating the entirety of the profits from the Britannia Stakes race, held on 17 June during the Royal Ascot festival.  Participants in the initiative include BGC members Flutter Entertainment (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), bet365, Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), William Hill, Kindred …

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Flutter forms #TOGETHERFORMISSING partnership with Missing People

Flutter Entertainment Plc has partnered with UK charity Missing People, to raise awareness and support the families of nearly 100,000 adults that were reported missing across the country last year. The FTSE100 betting group has announced that its UK facing brands of Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet and PokerStars will promote its #TOGETHERFORMISSING campaign formed with Missing People. #TOGETHERFORMISSING, was …

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Pablo campaign sees Betfair back its pioneer status 

In time for Euro 2020’s tournament kick-off, Betfair has launched its new nationwide advertising campaign, featuring the tagline ‘Because we’re Betfair’.   Working with creative agency Pablo London, Betfair states that it has taken a new direction to promote its brand as the ‘leader of the pack’ for sports betting. Featuring a CGI mammoth encased in ice, Betfair new advert …

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Oddschecker: bet365 tops Premier League clickshare table

Oddschecker has published its betting review of the 2020/21 Premier League season, revealing that bet365 led the clickshare rankings table with 17.9% of on-site clicks. The Stoke-on-Trent-based operator’s footballing success mirrors its achievements at the Cheltenham Festival earlier this year, where Oddschecker announced it had generated 19.4% of all betslip clicks. However, despite topping the Premier League clickshare table, Dennis …

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Malta announces Nomad Residency Permit for remote workers

Alex Muscat, Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship for Malta, has announced a new ‘Nomad Residency Permit’ aimed at attracting ‘non-EU’ remote workers and helping maintain Malta’s workforce talent resources.  Revealed in collaboration with CEO of Residency Malta Agency, Charles Mizzi, and CEO of Identity Malta Agency, Anton Sevasta, the new permit will enable remote employees to work and consume in Malta …

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BGC members commit ‘vital funds’ to charities from Britannia Stakes profits

A group of Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) members have committed to donate all-profits from the Britannia Stakes, giving a ‘major’ financial boost to a selection of charities. Participating BGC members include bet365, BetVictor, Betway, Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), Flutter Entertainment (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), William Hill, Kindred (Unibet), Rank Group (Grosvenor Sport), the Tote and Fitzdares. “I am absolutely …

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