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ICE 2016 secures top three business exhibition ranking

ICE 2016 ranked in the top three business exhibitions to have taken place in the UK over the past 12 months, according to figures from research agency Fusion. The agency applied the Net Promoter Score (NPS), a metric used by Apple and Amazon to measure the level of customer satisfaction, with ICE 2016 recording an NPS of +53 from exhibition …

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iSoftBet obtains gaming software licence in Romania

iSoftBet, the London-based online and mobile casino games provider, has been granted a production and distribution of gaming software licence by the National Gambling Office in Romania. Romania is the latest regulated European market to welcome and license iSoftBet, with the company having already been awarded permits in the UK, Spain, Italy, Denmark and Portugal. The licence allows the company …

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LeoVegas announces lip-sync battle and VIP experience winner

A Michael Jackson enthusiast has won a VIP experience in London to visit the West End, thanks to LeoVegas and its latest special competition. The mobile casino asked members of the public to test out their skills by taking part in the ultimate Michael Jackson lip-sync battle, to celebrate the launch of Bally’s ‘Michael Jackson King of Pop’ game. Entrants …

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William Hill agrees sponsorship deal for Anthony Joshua fights

William Hill has signed a deal with Matchroom Sport to be the title sponsors of IBF World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua’s (MBE) next three fights. The new agreement follows on from William Hill’s sponsorship of AJ’s last two fights against Dillian Whyte and Charles Martin. Joshua (16-0-16 KO) defends his title for the first time at the O2 in London …

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Unlawful poker organisers ordered to pay over £32,000 in fines

Two men have been ordered to pay over £32,000 in fines and legal costs to Kingston Council following a crackdown on illegal gambling at a private members’ club in London. Nicholas Clark and Luke Flack pleaded guilty to gambling offences at Kingston Crown Court on Friday 29 April, with Judge Coello sentencing Clark to a fine of £2,300 and Flack to £1,000, …

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LeoVegas searches for Smooth Criminals in latest game launch

After being commended at the back end of last year for its use of Twitter, mobile casino LeoVegas is launching an engaging social media campaign to promote its new Michael Jackson-themed game. It is a five-reel slot with 25 paylines, featuring wilds, scatters and two free game features (Beat It and Smooth Criminal). Bally Technologies created the game for real money …

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Betsson opens London Technology Hub

European sports betting operator Betsson AB has announced the opening of its ‘Applied Digital Technology Centre’ in Holborn, London. Working in partnership with collaborative workspace specialist WeWork, Betsson is to open its new London office in order to focus on furthering the Stockholm-listed firm’s technology development and data capabilities. Issuing a corporate statement regarding its new technology hub, Betsson AB governance detailed …

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Spreadex picks up Best Spread Betting Provider award

Spreadex has been named as Best Spread Betting Provider at the 2016 City of London Wealth Management Awards. This was determined by an online public vote over a two-week period in March 2016, after which time the poll was reviewed by an independent panel of judges. Spreadex Ltd is a financial and sports spread betting and sports fixed odds betting …

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Ivey to Appeal Crockfords £7.8m Decision

Phil Ivey, a professional US poker player, has been granted permission to appeal the 2014 High Court ruling, in favour of Genting Casinos, for payment of £7.8m won playing Baccarat in Crockfords. The casino had refused to pay out after claiming that Ivey, one of the most heralded poker players in the world, ‘read the backs of the cards’ to …

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Play in the Official SBC Foosball Championship at #BOFCON

The industry’s best table football players will have the opportunity to test their mettle against each other at next month’s Betting on Football Conference (BOFCON) at Stamford Bridge Stadium, after SBC Events announced the launch of the inaugural Betting Industry Foosball Tournament. The new #betfoos tournament will be sponsored by Betradar, a brand of Sportradar, and a global leader in …

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