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BGC highlights UK casinos ‘community response’ under lockdown orders

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) continues to pressure the government on delivering clarity to the UK casino sector and its workforce, following the disappointing news that casino venues will not be allowed to reopen this July. Branded in the same category as nightclubs, England’s casino venues were told to remain in lockdown, and given no indication as to their …

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UKGC hosts tech expert meeting on safer gambling

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has hosted a two-day meeting between industry executives and technology experts, seeking to make progress on the development of a ‘single industry-wide solution’ reducing gambling harms. Forming a ‘single customer view’ of UK gambling has been previously outlined as a major strategic initiative of the UKGC’s ongoing ‘National Strategy’ regulating the UK gambling incumbents The …

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Chetu strengthens UK presence with Birmingham office

US-based software solutions provider Chetu has strengthened its European presence after opening its newest office in Birmingham, England. The new office will act as the headquarters for the supplier’s European and Middle Eastern markets, supporting Chetu’s European marketing team as well as the company’s expanded sales team of UK-based national account managers. Serving as Chetu’s second office in Europe – …

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ECB proposals “another addition to an already packed marketplace”

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The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) forwarded proposals for a new 100-ball cricket format last week, which it is fair to say had received very mixed reactions worldwide. Encapsulating fifteen traditional six-ball overs and a final ten-ball over, meaning it will be twenty deliveries shorter than the ever growing Twenty20 (T20) format, plans would see an eight team city …

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UKGC – Betwatch bids to make Birmingham bookmakers a safer place

As part of a new Betwatch scheme to make Birmingham bookmakers a safer place, five people have been banned from 24 betting shops across Birmingham City Centre. Launched 18 months ago, Betwatch is a partnership between the Gambling Commission, the police, local council and bookmakers designed to tackle localised anti-social and criminal behaviour in and around betting shops. Betwatch issued …

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William Hill slashes odds on Alistair Brownlee for SPOTY 2016

William Hill has slashed the odds for Alistair Brownlee winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) from 100/1 to 10/1, after the triathlete attracted a rush of money for helping his brother over the finishing line at a race in Mexico. The two-time Olympic Champion gave up his own chances of winning the race to aid the exhausted Jonny …

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Storm Gaming gains funding round from Intrinsic Equity

Independent digital retail gaming content supplier Storm Gaming Technology (Storm Gaming), has confirmed that it has received venture financing from Birmingham-based investment firm Intrinsic Equity. Storm Gaming management declared that the funding would be used to develop the firm’s current gaming portfolio. To date Telford-based Storm Gaming services circa 5,000 games installed in pubs, bars, clubs and arcades within the …

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Bodog becomes Official Asian Betting Partner for Aston Villa

Aston Villa Football Club has announced that Bodog will join its roster of partners for the 2016/17 season. Bodog is currently not granted marketing rights outside of Asia, but they will become the exclusive Official Asian Betting Partner for the Championship club. Bodog is the latest addition to the list of betting partners at the Birmingham based club. Just last …

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EnergyBet secures Aston Villa UK & Europe betting partnership

Birmingham Championship football club Aston Villa FC has confirmed EnergyBet as its official UK and Europe betting partner for season 2016/17. Announcing its partnership with the Villians, the soon to launch EnergyBet brand will receive high visibility match day coverage throughout Villa Park stadium (capacity – 42,000).  The EnergyBet brand will receive additional coverage on Aston Villa’s digital and social …

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188BET partners YONEX All England Badminton Open

188BET has become the official betting partner of the YONEX All England Badminton Open, the sports oldest and most prestigious championship. Held at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena every March, the All England Open forms part of Badminton’s BWF Super Series as one of the sports five ‘grand-slam’ events. 188BET marketing detailed that it would be betting partner to the Open for …

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