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DraftKings expands Fantasy Football to Ireland and Austria

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DraftKings, the world’s largest Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform, has announced plans to expand into Ireland and Austria. The Boston-based provider will offer several football leagues to Irish and Austrian players, including the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League and Spanish La Liga, as well as golf (PGA and European Tour), mixed martial arts, Esports, Canadian Football League, EuroLeague Basketball …

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Spiffx – In-Play backing for the top four on the road

On a weekend which saw the top four teams record comfortable away victories, it was no surprise to see that a huge majority of punters on Spiffx backed the favourites in-play. However, it was a surprise that 38.71% of players favoured a Sunderland win over Arsenal in the pre-play market. Arsene Wenger’s side are unbeaten since an opening day 4-3 …

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Spiffx – Sunderland to equal worst return after ten matches

At the back end of the 2015/16 campaign, Arsenal predictably clicked into top gear to deny North London rivals Spurs a second-place finish in the Premier League. As part of their 10-match unbeaten run to end the season, the Gunners drew 0-0 at Sunderland. The game also marked the second of a six-match unbeaten run for Sam Allardyce’s side, as …

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William Hill replaces Barclays as the FWA title sponsor

William Hill has replaced Barclays as the title sponsor of the Football Writers’ Association (FWA) in a three-year deal. The bookmaker has agreed the deal after enjoying a successful tier partnership with the FWA since 2013, which included the production of a weekly podcast. Patrick Barclay, New FWA chairman, said: “We’ve enjoyed a great working relationship with William Hill over the …

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William Hill signs three-year partnership with Chelsea FC

William Hill has signed a deal to become Chelsea FC’s new official betting partner, in a three-year collaboration with the 2014/15 Premier League champions. The bookmaker will also host Chelsea’s match day betting service at Stamford Bridge, allowing fans to place bets at the stadium on the day of the game and collect winnings from any one of more than …

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Ladbrokes launches ‘Free Bets League’ on Mirror Fantasy iTeam

Ladbrokes has announced that they will give users of Mirror Fantasy iTeam the chance to go head-to-head in the ‘Ladbrokes Free Bets League’ with £12,600 in prizes across the season. Users of the app, which is free for download, must join the league via mobile to compete for the prizes. With its brand ambassador Chris Kamara taking the hot seat …

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Trevor Keane: New Celtic eSports League explained

Earlier this week, Trevor Keane, Co-Founder of Celtic eSports, announced plans to launch a new league in Autumn 2016, featuring local players as representatives of football clubs from the top leagues in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Isle of Man. Just a few days on, we caught up with him to find out more about the format of the league, …

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Betfred brings Sky Sports to its UK high-street shops

Betfred has agreed a multi-year deal with Sky to show Sky Sports in all of its 1,360 UK high-street shops. The complete portfolio of seven Sky Sports channels, including Sky Sports News HQ and Eurosport, has been available to customers in Betfred shops since 1 July. Mark Stebbings, Managing Director of Betfred Retail, said: “Exciting live sport and a great …

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Dafabet extends sponsorship deal with Sunderland AFC

Dafabet has announced that they have agreed a new deal to continue as Sunderland AFC’s main sponsor until at least 2019. The company first announced the partnership with Sunderland in the summer of 2015, and will become one of the longest serving principal partners in the club’s history. As part of the deal, Dafabet will undertake a number of match day, …

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FSB Technology partners with Sportdec for new app launch

Platform provider FSB Technology (UK) Ltd has partnered with Sportdec, an Irish technology start up, for the launch of its new app ahead of the Euro 2016 quarter finals. The Sportdec app features live scores, notifications, fixtures and tables, statistics, video, and editorial content, as well as FSB’s new fully-optimised sports betting service. They also have access to FSB’s CRM …

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