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Betway teams up with English Federation of Disability Sport

Betway has announced the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) as its official charity of the year. The partnership will kick off this weekend, when employees line up for the Silverstone Half Marathon with a fundraising goal of £25,000 for the year. The funds raised from the half marathon will provide vital support to EFDS’s Inclusive Fitness Initiative, which helps …

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Anthony Werkman – Betway – Fnatical about esports

Betway is betting big on esports. As one of the foremost promoters of esports amongst the UK’s major bookmakers, it recently sponsored a Betway Fight Night between Team Fnatic and Team Astralis. We spoke to Director of Marketing and Operations at Betway Anthony Werkman about this, how its carving out a reputation in esports communities and the particular need for a separate …

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Oscars 2016: Any Room for an upset?

The 88th Academy Awards takes place this Sunday 28th February. These awards have been heavily touted as the year DiCaprio will finally get his hands on the Best Actor prize which has long evaded him, and with odds as low as 1/100 in places, the bookmakers appear to agree. Whilst this category may be a write off, there are plenty more …

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Betway backs return of eSports Fight Night

Betway has been announced as the title sponsor for Betway Fight Night, a one-off exhibition in which Astralis and Fnatic – two of the globe’s premier eSports teams – will compete for a 4,000 EUR prize. The online bookmaker, who in August 2015 became the first firm to launch a dedicated eSports portal, will be offering a comprehensive collection of markets on …

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Betway extends title sponsorship of snooker’s UK Championship

Online gaming operator Betway has agreed a deal to remain as title sponsor of snooker’s UK Championship for an additional two years. Under the agreement, the tournament will continue to be known as the Betway UK Championship for its 2016 and 2017 editions. Betway first took on the role as title sponsor for the tournament at last year’s event, which …

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Tipster Challenge Results: Alger shows the way at Ludlow

Betway gave a boost to the team of Guest Tipsters this week, with a 6.25 point Tipster Challenge return from winners Divine Spear and Grimley Girl. Thank you to Alan Alger for getting involved during a busy ICE week and providing some good tips! Aside from Divine Spear, who was backed by all four tipsters, it was a slow week …

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Microgaming receives Guinness World Records certificate

On 6 October 2015, Mega Moolah set a Guinness World Records® title for the ‘Largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game’ when Betway UK player Jon Heywood won the GBP equivalent of €17,879,645.12 from a 25p spin. Yesterday, on Microgaming’s stand at ICE Totally Gaming, joint record-holders Microgaming, Betway and Jon received their official certificates from a Guinness World Records adjudicator. …

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Tipster Challenge at Ludlow – Experts go Crazy in the 3.20

BettingExpert are looking for redemption in Wednesday’s Tipster Challenge at Ludlow, after drawing a blank last time at Catterick. Similarly, Timeform will be hoping for better after picking just one winner last week in Out Sam. This time, SBC News, BettingExpert and Timeform will be taking on Alan Alger from Betway. Can Alan continue a resurgence for our guest tipsters …

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Alan Alger – Betway – Premier League Darts continues to grow

Just a month on from Gary Anderson’s second world darts title, the Betway Premier League is back, starting at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. We caught up with Alan Alger, PR for Betway, to discuss the start of the £700,000 ten-man tournament, played out over 4 months at 16 arenas across Europe. SBC: Alan, Betway is sponsoring the Premier League …

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Betway, Unibet & William Hill blacklisted by Lithuanian Gaming Authority

Lithuania’s Gaming Control Authority has asked for national internet service providers’ to block user access to unlicensed online gambling operators. The Authority under instructions from the Lithuanian Parliament is reported to have drawn up a blacklist of international operators, deemed to be breaching national online gambling laws. The websites of Betway, Unibet and William Hill are reported to be the …

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