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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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SBC analysis: Deloitte’s eSports 2016 predictions

Deloitte has released its technology media telecommunications (TMT) forecast for 2016, and it makes for some interesting reading in regard to eSports.  It is estimated that as an industry it will grow by 25% and create global revenues of $500m (£346.8m) in 2016. This is up $100m (£69.4m) from last year. Deloitte’s predictions fall some way short of some of last year’s …

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January transfer window guide – Will he stay or will he go?

It’s a thankless job being the January transfer window. It’s frequently criticised by managers with prices pumped up by clubs looking to capitalise and make a good return, meaning only the clubs with the heftiest bank balances can afford to buy. The flip side of the coin of course is that it protects smaller clubs by allowing them to hang onto their key players for …

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FA Cup betting – A bookmaker’s perspective

Another year, another example of the famed ‘magic of the cup’ during this weekend’s third round action. League 2 side Oxford overcame Swansea, whilst minnows Eastleigh drew with Championship Bolton Wanderers. Elsewhere Wycombe drew 1-1 with Remi Garde’s struggling Aston Villa. With numerous chances of a thrilling upset, generous odds in hand, the third round weekend is a popular one …

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York Racecourse declines BHA’s ‘ABP Status’ sponsorship policy

York Racecourse officials have stated that they will allow bookmaker sponsors’ to renew track and event sponsorships regardless of whether the companies’ have gained an Approved Betting Partner (ABP) status by the British Horseracing Authority. The independent racecourse becomes the first venue to declare that it will not abide by BHA and UK Racing policy regarding ABP status for bookmakers, …

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Betway and Microgaming earn Guinness World Record

Online bookmaker Betway, with software provider Microgaming, have been confirmed as a world record holder by Guinness World Records organisation following the announcement of their jackpot handout. The operator is now able to claim the official title of ‘largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game’ ever. A tidy sum of £13,213,838.68 was awarded to Jon Heywood of Cheshire via Microgaming’s …

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Olly Joshi – WantMyBet? – Keep it Social, Stupid

WantMyBet was founded by Olly Joshi, Will Chapman and Tom Gooday, with the trio dissatisfied with the current offerings available for fans seeking well-informed betting advice. SBC spoke to Olly Joshi to discuss the new social betting platform, Jimmy Bullard as a butler and how they’re setting about improving football betting for the everyday punter. SBC: Olly, congratulations on the …

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Betway furthers tennis coverage with Tie Break Tens principal sponsorship

Following on from last week’s announcement that it had secured Davis and Fed Cup sponsorship, online bookmaker Betway furthers it presence within tennis by becoming principal sponsor Tie Break Tens quick-fire tournament. The inaugural Tie Break Tens tournament takes place on Saturday 5 December at the Royal Albert Hall, as part of Champions Tennis 2015, the finale of the ATP Champions …

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Betway serves up Davis & Fed Cup sponsorships

Betway has extended its marketing coverage within the sport of tennis by announcing that it has agreed terms with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to become an sponsor partner for both Davis Cup and Fed Cup BNP Paribas tournaments. The terms will see Betway promoted as a main sponsor for the tournaments until 2018. The Betway brand was unveiled as …

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