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Jenningsbet MD Greg Knight blasts Paddy Power Betfair of hijacking UK FOBTs review

Greg Knight Managing Director of UK independent bookmaker Jenningsbet has criticised Paddy Power Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran for advising the government to reduce FOBTs wagering to a £10 limit. Last month, it was revealed that Corcoran had written a letter to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), advising sports minister Tracey Crouch to drastically reduce wagering levels on fixed-odds …

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Playtech BGT Sports’ BetTracker goes from strength to strength

According to the leading supplier of Self-Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs), downloads of Playtech BGT Sports’ BetTracker product have more than doubled since the start of the football season. The app, which allows retail customers to track and cash-out bets on their mobile devices which have been placed on the company’s in-shop SSBTs, even without an account, is currently available in …

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Greyhound racing to be shown on TRP’s channel

A new deal has been struck allowing 1,619 Greyhound fixtures to be shown on The Racing Partnership’s channel (TRP). The Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC) and Arena Racing Company (ARC) have reached the agreement for the races to be shown, which will commence on 1st January 2018, and will see greyhound racing being shown on ARC’s TRP channel. As part of …

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Bookmakers Technology Consortium to take Inspired virtuals

Inspired is to supply its full Virtual Sports product suite to the members of the Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC). The BTC represents 50 independent bookmakers in the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, including Jennings, Chisholms and Corbett Bookmakers. As part of this agreement, Inspired will give each bookmaker access to its full range of Virtual Sports …

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Ladbrokes employee takes Betting Shop Manager Award

Adam Hurley of Ladbrokes has scooped the 2014 Betting Shop Manager of the Year award. The manager of the Winchecombe Street branch in Cheltenham beat a strong final eight, also including Ladbrokes’’ Kirsteen Sutherland who was the regional winner for Scotland. Hurley, who has been with the company since the age of 18, commented: “I’m so honoured to have won …

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JenningsBet FOBT deal sees Infinity then beyond

SG Gaming has extended its agreement with independent bookmaker JenningsBet with a new four-year deal which lengthens the 14-year partnership between the two companies until July 2018. As part of the extension, the entire JenningsBet estate will receive SG Gaming’s Infinity terminals, which offers JenningsBet customers an enhanced playing experience through its 21.5” HD screen, an upgraded sound system, and …

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Industry video explains new machine measures

The Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) has published a video in which bookmakers explain the new measures that have been introduced onto betting shop gaming machines, more commonly known as FOBTs. In a statement, the ABB commented: “Even though problem gambling levels are at record low in England, we do acknowledge that some of our customers will have problems with …

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