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William Hill gains vital US knowledge via Gordon Wilson hiring

William Hill have announced a further strengthening of its US approach, with Gordon Wilson to take up a position on the firm’s board of directors, as an independent non-executive director, from January 2 next year. The current President and CEO of Travelport Worldwide, Wilson is to become a member of the board’s corporate responsibility and nomination committees upon joining. Roger …

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Mo the man for fantasy football managers

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SBC’s Charlie Cole sits atop the League of Legends, as the Premiership heads into yet another international break. Gameweek 11 saw Cole record 53 points, the same as James Birch who trails in second, with Mohamed Salah’s 15 points making him the side’s top scorer. Manchester City duo Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling chipped in with eight and five respectively, …

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Australia geared for “the race that stops a nation”

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A crowd of 100,000 people are expected to descend on Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday for the 2017 Melbourne Cup. ‘The race that stops a nation’ is the most prosperous handicap race in the world, with prize money of $6.2m available this year, and a rich history dating back over 150 years. Ahead of the race, at 4am tomorrow (Tuesday 7th November) …

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Tempobet becomes Regional Betting Partner for Arsenal FC

Online sportsbook Tempobet has added to its English football portfolio by penning a deal to become a regional betting partner of Arsenal FC. The three-year deal will give the operator extensive LED advertising coverage at Emirates Stadium for all Premier League games. It will also allow Tempobet to use the North London club’s crest on its website and grant them …

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Matchbook announces Traders Conference at Emirates Stadium!

Online betting exchange Matchbook.com has announced its first ever Matchbook Traders Conference, which aims to bring together the greatest minds in sports betting to impart their knowledge on traders looking to take their careers to the next level. Emirates Stadium, London will play host to the first annual Matchbook Traders Conference on 14th October 2015. An enviable list of speakers …

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Betfair signs European Betting partnership with Arsenal FC

Betfair continues to ramp up its coverage within English football, by announcing that it has signed its third betting partnership for the Premier League season 2015/2015 with London football club Arsenal FC. Both parties agreed terms in time for the kick-off of Arsenal FC’s opening match of the season against London rival West Ham United. Betfair who have signed betting …

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SBC’s Betting on Football conference returns

The Betting on Football conference is back, having been transferred to Arsenal FC. Betting on Football 2015 will be held at the Emirates on 10 September 2015 and once again plans to bridge the gap between sports betting and football. Organised by SBC Events, Betting on Football is a focused, one day conference, exploring the key facets of the betting industry’s …

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UAE toughens equestrian law to stop racing corruption

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a new equestrian law which aims to combat illegal substances being used in horse racing and its associated racing events. The law has been directly approved by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the UAE, who wants to promote legitimate racing and eliminate potential corruption and fraud. The new law will …

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Focus on stadium naming rights – part 2 – The Volatile Debate

Manchester United have often vowed that Old Trafford will never be renamed despite reportedly being offered in the region £500m for the privelege. In 2013 a deal was arranged with Aon for the club’s training ground to be renamed Aon training complex. United will earn around £15m per year during the eight year deal but Ed Woodward was quick to …

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Focus on stadium naming rights – part 1 – The Origins

In the Premier League season of 2014/15 there will be six clubs with a commercially named stadium. This is more than ever before. Throughout the lower leagues this figure escalates to twenty-one clubs in total in England’s top five leagues. This is including those with stadiums which are known by two names, one traditional, one commercial (often temporary deals) such …

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