Tag Archives: EFL

Jack Davison: Genius Sports – Betgenius & Football DataCo partnership benefits all football stakeholders

Last week, Genius Sports subsidiary Betgenius announced its biggest and most important commercial agreement to date, becoming the ‘exclusive live data supplier’ of Football DataCo servicing the global betting industry. Valued as one of the most important data contracts in sport, starting season 2019/2020 Betgenius will supply entire data provisions for the Premier League (EPL), English Football League (EFL) and Scottish Professional Football League …

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Simon Bazalgette confirms he will step down from The Jockey Club

Simon Bazalgette, group chief executive of The Jockey Club, has confirmed that he will be stepping down from the role at the end of the year in a transition towards a non-executive career. Bazalgette, who has been with The Jockey Club for over a decade, has recently been named as an independent non-executive director on the EFL Board, replacing his …

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Scott Davies sharing experiences to help prevent problem gambling

“Some people will understand, some won’t. But there was a point when betting was the reason I was getting out of bed in the morning. Not the football, not my family, I just got up and placed bets, that was it. It was all I wanted to do.” Whether it’s the lifestyle, passion for the game or simply it’s a …

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Exeter City the latest side to back Responsible Gambling Week

Promotion chasing Exeter City FC have been confirmed as the latest EFL side to pledge support for Responsible Gambling Week. A whole host of football clubs have joined the industry-wide campaign to trigger a national conversation about what it means to gamble responsibly, with Premier League outfit Crystal Palace showing support last week. Responsible Gambling Week takes place from November 1 …

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EPIC Risk Management: Uniting the industry for harm minimisation

EPIC Risk Management is the UK’s leading independent gambling harm minimisation consultancy, placing its key focus on the highest prevalent sectors. EPIC identifies and reduces the brand, reputational, financial and human risks caused by gambling in the workplace. The firm’s Business Development Manager Mark Potter spoke to SBC about EPIC’s calculated strategy when it comes to increasing education around problem …

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SBC’s On The Ball – Wembley sale moves a step closer

This edition of ‘On The Ball’ looks at the digital growth of Manchester United, the potential sale of Wembley stadium moving a step closer and a significant rule change for next season’s Champions League. Uninspiring performances not hampering Manchester United’s digital growth Despite a turbulent period on the pitch, Manchester United reported record revenue of £590m for the 12 month …

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InCrowd’s John O’Connor: Learning from the success of our World Cup FTP game

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Back in July, we sat down with John O’Connor, head of business development and sports betting at InCrowd, to chat about InCrowd’s partnership with Sky Sports to deliver a World Cup game that would raise anticipation levels ahead of the kick-off in Russia. After perhaps the most successful World Cup of all time in regard to global engagement and social …

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10Bet becomes betting partner of West Bromwich Albion

Online sports betting operator 10Bet has joined forces with West Bromwich Albion, after being confirmed as the EFL (English Football League) Championship club’s official betting partner. As part of the new deal 10Bet’s new visual identity is to be prominently displayed across the West Midlands side’s kit throughout the 2018/19 season, taking pride of place on the back of the …

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32Red enters Middlesbrough FC principal partnership

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Middlesbrough Football Club has entered into agreements with the Kindred Group, which will see a duo of its brands go into close relations with the EFL (English Football League) Championship side. Online casino 32Red has firstly been announced as the club’s new principal shirt sponsor, with the three year deal marking a “record breaking” partnership. This is to see the …

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Sky Bet funds £1m gambling awareness programme for EFL clubs

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EPIC Risk Management will deliver a £1 million programme funded by Sky Bet to educate the 72 football league clubs about gambling related harm. The programme, designed for both players and club staff, will be delivered by the independent harm minimisation consultancy as part of the renewed English Football League (EFL) sponsorship for Sky Bet, who serve as the title …

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