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GambleAware: NGTS campaign hits record engagement with target audience

GambleAware cites continued progress on its objective of raising awareness of the National Gambling Treatment Service (NGTS), amongst the primary target audience of high-risk male gamblers – PGSI 8+. The gambling harm RET charity headline campaign has secured engagement amongst 74% of high-risk male gamblers in August 2021, and 79% amongst affected others.  Positive feedback saw increasing numbers of high-risk …

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Metropolitan Gaming transforms London casino scene acquiring Caesars UK properties

Caesars Entertainment Inc has completed the sale of its European and African casino properties to Metropolitan Gaming – a gambling investment firm owned by US private equity fund Silver Point Capital.  The transaction will see Metropolitan Gaming take control of Caesars eleven casino properties located within the UK, Egypt, and South Africa. Metropolitan Gaming’s acquisition of Caesars UK properties, will …

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GambleAware launches targeting phase of ‘Start to Regain Control’

GambleAware launches targeting phase of 'Start to Regain Control'

Kicking off a new year, GambleAware will launch the ‘next phase’ of its marketing strategy to promote the National Gambling Treatment Service. The gambling harm prevention charity will promote its  ‘Start to Regain Control’ campaign during the first half of 2021, with the aim of raising awareness of the National Gambling Treatment Service among vulnerable audiences within the UK’s most ‘at-risk …

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GVC reprices and relocates its corporate debt holdings

Issuing a corporate filing, the governance of FTSE250 GVC Holdings Plc has today disclosed that it has sanctioned the repricing and reallocation of its existing $786 million (€720m) first-lien term corporate debt bond. Updating investors, GVC details that it has undertaken the transaction to ‘simplify its corporate debt structure’, which will see the debt-bond placement transferred to its wholly-owned GVC …

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GVC Holdings transfers corporate control to London HQ

Issuing a corporate update the governance of FTSE250 GVC Holdings has disclosed that its shareholders have approved relocating the firm’s management control and tax residency to the firm’s London headquarters. The decision follows a vote sanctioned through ‘extraordinary general meeting’ (EGM) held in Gibraltar this week, in which the motion was approved by 99% of GVC investors. Since 2010, GVC …

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Why Sportradar believes technology and human expertise is key for sports trading

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For years, people have been breaking down sports mathematically based on the probabilities of various outcomes. It’s a popular topic amongst fans keen to discuss, engage and predict elements of their favourite sport. Thanks to technology, the ability for bookmakers to serve this interest by providing as many betting markets as possible has become a lot more efficient. As Artificial …

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Buzz Bingo appoints Hope&Glory as communications lead

Buzz Bingo, operator of the UK’s largest retail bingo network has confirmed the appointment of London public relations firm Hope&Glory as lead communications agency. The appointment sees Hope&Glory manage Buzz Bingo’s press office, media contacts and creative communications for campaigns, running across the operator’s 119 bingo premises’ nationwide. Following a £40 million makeover, Buzz Bingo is the new brand identity …

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6 of the Best – GVC’s Martin Lycka

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Martin Lycka, GVC’s director of regulatory affairs. Read on to discover two very contrasting entries in the movie category, sporting dilemmas and a very different take for a best bet. Best Holiday Without a doubt, New Zealand 2017 – a bunch of friends travelling halfway across the world and back to a fairy tale like …

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