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“Wager Wednesday” – Three Lions send UK into betting frenzy

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Payment processing firm Worldpay is predicting a “Wager Wednesday” ahead of England’s semi-final clash with Croatia, with the Three Lions’ winning streak sending the UK into a betting frenzy. Gareth Southgate’s boys are on the cusp of glory moving into the match, and Worldpay’s analysis of consumer spending suggests that wagering will far surpass that seen in previous rounds. A …

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Metric Gaming – Pricing up the World Cup

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Chris Taylor, Head of Football at Metric Gaming, looks at the challenges sportsbook traders face during major tournaments, such as the World Cup. The World Cup has delivered a run of surprise results to date; Argentina, Spain, Portugal and reigning champions Germany have all been eliminated. And perhaps the biggest shock of all – England beat Colombia in a 4-3 …

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The World Cup’s Finest with IBAS MD Richard Hayler

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Joining us this afternoon is Richard Hayler, Managing Director of Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS), who addresses two English strikers both charged …

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The World Cup’s Finest with OIA Services’ CEO Carmelo Mazza

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Carmelo Mazza, CEO at OIA Services, brings an Italian flavour to this latest edition, delving into the history of the four time …

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Sportradar and European Handball Federation deepen alliance

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Sportradar and the European Handball Federation (EHF) have announced an extension to their partnership, designed to provide an increase in services to safeguard the integrity of the federations competitions. An initial deal signed in July 2017 saw the suppliers of sports and betting related data provide a range of services, relating to data, streaming, marketing and digital, across European Cup …

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Betway: Nations League not the stage to end Three Lions hurt

Aimed at bringing an end to mundane international friendlies, the draw for the inaugural UEFA Nations League was made this week, with England being pitted in a group alongside Croatia and Spain. However for England fans hoping that the tournament will bring long-awaited international success to the country, the odds suggest they may want to look away now. Commenting on whether …

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Russia 2018: Digesting the draw

As Friday’s draw concluded and the World Cup began to take shape, fans were left pondering a mouthwatering clash between Spain and Portugal, renewed optimism in the Three Lions and a slightly surreal tournament opener.   Gareth Southgate’s England were handed a favourable start to the tournament, taking on Tunisia and World Cup debutants Panama in the opening two games. …

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Done Deal…Fortuna closes Hattrick acquisition

Following a period of high M&A activity and corporate restructuring, Eastern European gambling group Fortuna Entertainment has confirmed that it has finalised its acquisition of Hattrick Sports Group (deal first announced February 2017). Fortuna governance has announced that its acquisition has passed all regulatory requirements, as the group expands its European market portfolio adding Hattrick assets Casa Pariurilor (Romania) and …

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Ivan Klaric: Score Alarm – Crucial Gains…developing engaging products in a changing marketplace

Ivan Klaric Founder & CEO of all-in-one industry betting app Score Alarm details to SBC readers how research, data and development should aid industry stakeholders into creating to more enticing end products. Following a year of growth for Score Alarm services, Klaric details the competencies and capabilities learnt from his firm’s development journey. _____________________ As giants overtake every market, they …

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ESSA joins forces with Sportradar to tackle Tennis match-fixing

ESSA and sports data and monitoring company Sportradar have joined forces to step up efforts to tackle match-fixing in tennis. It sees two of the foremost organisations in their field come together, pooling resources and expertise, and highlighting an ongoing commitment to rooting out corruption. The partnership will see the combined information from Sportradar’s Fraud Detection Service covering over 450 …

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