Tag Archives: Gareth Southgate

Euro 2020: Operator eyes smiling but lessons learned for domestic football return

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Thomas Molloy, Sportsbook Director at Pronet Gaming, reflects on a unique and record-breaking Euro 2020. It may have ended in heartbreak for Gareth Southgate’s men, but while England failed in their quest for glory in the Euro 2020 final against Italy, operators we spoke to around the world were left smiling after a very positive tournament experience. In all the …

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Bookmakers anxious over whether football can really come home

With little fanfare or hype, this week bookmakers priced England at 5/1 joint-favourites (alongside France) to win this summer’s rescheduled UEFA Euro 2020 Championships.  The perennial underachievers in major football tournaments, England is recognised as ‘the gift that keeps on giving for bookmakers’ by allowing them to cash-in on a summer of patriotic bettors chasing that ‘Three Lions glory’. Though …

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FA dismisses three charges against Kieran Trippier after WhatsApp messages published

Kieran Trippier in action for England

Kieran Trippier informed friends of his transfer to Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2019, telling a group that it was a ‘done deal’ as they placed bets on the move. He was found guilty of four violations of the FA’s betting rules, although the FA dismissed three additional charges after the full-back told friends to ‘lump on’ the transfer. …

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BOSE Digital: Oddschecker breaks down ‘record-breaking’ Premier League campaign

‘Unexpected’ is arguably one of the buzzwords that comes to mind when discussing the 2019/20 Premier League season, with bookmakers and fans surprised at league outcomes, the length of the season and the performance of some of the league’s biggest teams. Delivering a keynote speech on day two of the Betting on Sports Europe – Digital, James Tippett, Commercial Executive …

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Inside Edge: The results that rescued the bookies

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Nick Haynes from Form Labs continues his Friday round-up of the weekend’s sporting activity. The Nations League and French Open top the bill this time, but not before he looks back on results that rescued the bookies a week ago.  Goals have been coming thick and fast at the beginning of this campaign, and even with the relaxation of the …

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Neil Banbury: 32Red – Gambling operators can do more than just support a club’s performance on the football pitch

The English football renaissance in 2018 has been underpinned by a healthy mix of club sponsors, in which gambling companies have more than played their part, writes 32Red General Manager Neil Banbury. Just this week, 32Red renewed its term as the Principal Sponsor of Derby County Football Club. Here, Banbury tells us more about the new deal, and why gambling …

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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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The World Cup’s Finest with GiG’s Director of Sports Endre Nesset

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. Today’s entry from Endre Nesset, Director of Sports at Gaming Innovation Group, delves into the history of numerous World Cup’s of yesteryear, …

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Russia insight… How VAR will impact the World Cup

With the use of video assistant referees (VAR) already having a huge impact on European football this season, the game is now braced for the further integration of VAR at this summer’s Russian World Cup. Not only will VAR be utilised in each matchday, but it will also be used to give retrospective red cards for off the ball incidents, …

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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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