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England spot-fixing claims draw defiant ECB response

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The idea that three England cricketers spot-fixed a test match in India 18 months ago has been described as “outrageous” by Head Coach Trevor Bayliss and captain Joe Root. Doha broadcaster Al Jazeera has alleged that Bayliss’ side deliberately batted defensively for a short passage of the fifth test against India, which took place in Chennai in December 2016. According …

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Celeb captains announced for 2018 BetBright Cup

BetBright has announced its duo of celebrity sporting captains for its fiercely contested 2018 Cheltenham Festival charity cup. Ex England cricket spin bowler Phil Tufnell and former snooker star Ken Doherty have been appointed as captains of Great Britain and Ireland respectively, as they bid for bragging right. The trophy is to be awarded to the country with the greatest …

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MintBet launches affiliate programme

MintBet has launched its new affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access, Paysafe’s marketing technology and services provider. The Irish sportsbook first announced the agreement last month, with the launch coming following a successful integration with the Income Access Network. Launched earlier this year, the MintBet brand secured licenses in both the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. It’s …

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Dmitry Starostenkov – EvenBet Gaming – Raising the bar in daily fantasy sports

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Earlier this year EvenBet Gaming unveiled its new daily fantasy sports (DFS) product, with the feature packed turnkey solution designed to break new ground within the vertical. Dmitry Starostenkov, CEO of EvenBet Gaming, has been speaking to SBC about what makes the online gaming software developers DFS product stand out from the crowd, developments that it has been going through …

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VSoftCO agrees multi year partnership with Sport-Shotz

Virtual games provider VSoftCo has entered a multi year agreement with Sport-Shotz, a leading provider of sports themed casino games. Under the terms of the deal, Sport-Shotz complete portfolio of games is to be integrated onto the VSoftCO platform. Simon Westbury, Chief Commercial Officer of VSoftCo, said: “This partnership is very important for VSoftCo as it shows our commitment to the …

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Law Commission turns to the state associations for guidance ahead of pivotal legalised betting review

The Law Commission of India has approached the The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in order to aide the scrutinisation of legalising betting in India. Penning a letter to the board’s member associations, Sanjay Singh, member secretary of the Law Commission, said: “While the Law Commission has been reaching out to the various stakeholders to seek their …

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Unibet becomes Warwickshire CC’s first official betting partner

Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Unibet have announced a new two-year commercial partnership that will see the betting operator become the Edgbaston based club’s first Official Betting Partner. Unibet, part of the Kindred Group, will have a presence at Edgbaston Cricket Ground and will further provide responsible betting opportunities at the ground for all Birmingham Bears home games in the …

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Sky Bet nets three-year deal with Yorkshire County Cricket Club

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Leeds-based operator Sky Bet has signed a three-year deal to become an Official Betting & Gaming Partner for Yorkshire Country Cricket Club (CCC). The deal is set to build greater awareness of Sky Bet’s growing range of online and mobile betting services through engagement with the club’s supporter base and stakeholders. Sky Bet, which holds a 4/5 performance rating on …

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George Oborne – India Bet – Operators look to cheaper access points for UK market

George Oborne is the Managing Director at India Bet, and starred on the ‘International appeal’ panel at the recent Betting on Sports conference in London. We caught up with him to expand on his predictions for the future of cricket betting, talk more about India Bet’s social betting platform, and find out what the rest of 2016 has in store …

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Unibet extends CPL T-20 cricket partnership

European sports betting operator Unibet has confirmed that it has extended its betting partnership of cricket’s ‘HERO Caribbean Premier League’ (CPL) for a further two years. Unibet had been announced official betting partner of the CPL T-20 championship in May 2015. The continued partnership will see the bookmaker maintain its shirt sponsorship of the St Lucia Zouks franchise, which includes …

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