Tag Archives: betting exchange

Market Makers Delight! Smarkets introduces new ‘1% pro-tier’ commission

Online betting exchange Smarkets has confirmed the introduction of a new ‘1% pro-tier’ commission operating across its platform, supporting ‘market-maker’ traders. Yesterday, Smarkets Chief Executive Jason Trost announced the betting exchange’s new commission structure on the firm’s corporate blog – stating that it would support ‘fairness and transparency’ for players across its platform. The commission restructure sees Smarkets realign its …

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Pascal Lemesre – Smarkets – The fairest of them all…

Smarkets is looking to change the public’s perception of the gambling industry. From its home overlooking St Katharine Docks the company has enjoyed a fruitful few years. It recently placed 12th in Inc’s 5000 Europe of the continent’s fastest growing companies. Its focus is on a sleek and simplistic customer experience (which includes a flat 2% commission) and the way the …

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SpiffX offers chance to Take 5 for a revolutionary live betting app

Stockholm listed specialist betting exchange SpiffX has launched a brand new live betting app that makes betting in-play as easy as pressing a button. Take 5 has been designed to make live betting accessible to a wider demographic of sports fans by making the concept as simple as possible. Take 5 consists of a single button which, when pressed, places …

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TXODDS offering free weekend trial of TXTRADER service

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Data expert TXODDS is offering traders the chance to experience its TXTRADER service by providing a free weekend trial from today until Sunday 28th February. This is a particularly good opportunity given that the weekend includes a host of crunch games across Europe, including Man Utd v Arsenal in the Premier League, Man City v Liverpool in the League Cup Final, …

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SpiffX’s Claudia Farrugia: The 5 Best Ways of Boosting Exchange Liquidity

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Claudia Farrugia, Operations Manager of listed operator SpiffX, discusses the challenges of liquidity for betting exchanges and the best ways of ensuring good liquidity on the market. For bettors and professional traders, betting exchanges are usually the obvious choice due to the strategical freedom that they allow. The question is usually which exchange to choose. Various elements determine the player’s …

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Betfair – Paddy Power merger on course for Q1 2016

The merger between Paddy Power and Betfair is all set to be completed early next year, according to Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran. During the exchange operator’s half year results, the company confirmed that all relevant regulatory filings have been submitted and the merger is on track for completion in Q1 2016, subject to shareholder and regulatory approval Betfair appears to …

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SpiffX Game Outlook: Premier League price volatility

Martin Fransson, founder of SpiffX, discusses price movements in odds and the unique opportunity that his exchange brings to the market to those who monitor those changes. How was SpiffX developed? The founders of Spiffx have extensive knowledge in automated odds trading and have noticed that the gaming industry lacked instruments for effective trading. That is how the idea to …

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Analysts believe ‘Betty Power’ won’t be the last major merger deal

The markets have responded positively to today’s announcement by Paddy Power and Betfair that they are considering a merger. Betfair shares jumped 18%, while Paddy Power’s have increased by more than 15%. In contrast, the share prices of competitors William Hill and Ladbrokes have dropped on the news. Writing in the FT’s Lombard column, Jonathan Guthrie said that the merger …

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SpiffX teams up with Betting Promotion

SpiffX AB and Betting Promotion AB have started a cooperation that will add liquidity to SpiffX’s marketplace and that will create new business opportunities for both companies. SpiffX’s CEO Tobias Fagerlund commented: “This is a cooperation that is fully in line with our intention to create an effective market place for odds trading. Betting Promotion has traded very successfully for …

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bettingexpert launches Bookmaker Finder feature

Super affiliate bettingexpert.com has developed a simple new interface that will allow punters to find the bookie bonuses that are relevant to them. Called Bookmaker Finder, the new product allows users to search for the type of bonuses that they want from a database of over 30 bookmakers. It also provides payout comparisons across 9 of the most popular UK …

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