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Stratagem Technologies agrees partnership with Football Whispers to provide greater data accuracy

Stratagem Technologies has announced a partnership with sports technology company Football Whispers. The London based global digital football transfer predictor, Football Whispers gives fans an insight into the validity of transfer rumours with a developed index score. Their algorithm scans millions of internet sources for the frequency of mentions, authority of sources and recency of the rumour to give a …

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Liam Durkin – Sky Bet – NFL’s UK betting popularity and how it can be utilised further

Ten years ago the National Football League (NFL) crossed the Atlantic to stage its first competitive game outside the Americas, with the New York Giants running out 13-10 winners over the Miami Dolphins.   What started out as a one game per year ‘International Series’ though quickly began to grow, seeing more games and venues being added.  This year London …

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QPR launches new lottery in partnership with 505 Central and BD Sport Group

QPR has announced that in partnership with 505 Central and BD Sport Group, it will launch its  new look Hoops Lottery against Burton Albion at Loftus Road this Saturday. The lottery will give QPR fans an opportunity to win cash prizes at all home games this season. Supporters will be able to enter the lottery, by picking up tickets from sellers …

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Innovation and technology hub announced by Ladbrokes Coral

Ladbrokes Coral have announced plans to unite its sports and technology teams to bring customers an continually improved betting experience. Named LC2 and located at Here East, which formerly housed the London 2012 Olympic media team, on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 140 staff of both brands are charged with delivering a range of products such as CRM, ePOS and …

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Sportech looks forward following ‘transformational’ H1 2017

The governance of London-listed industry betting and racing systems provider Sportech Plc has described the first half of 2017 as a ’transformational period’ for its business. The company which continues to expand internationally, securing new betting systems contracts in Asia, Denmark and the USA (Connecticut) would report H1 2017 period corporate revenues of £36.4 million up 5% corresponding 2016’s £34.7 …

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Silchester acquires 5% stake in ‘underdog’ William Hill

London private equity firm Silchester has acquired a 5% stake in William Hill Plc, becoming the fourth largest shareholder of the FTSE-listed operator. Led by fund manager Stephen Butt, who is considered one of London’s top performing investors, Silchester specialises in taking ‘long-hold’ positions on businesses which it believes are undervalued. A tough two-years in which William Hill performance has …

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Jackpotjoy positive of future outlook following LSE progress

The governance of online gambling operator Jackpotjoy Plc has stated that it is ‘encouraged’  by its H1 2017 results, having debuted on the London Stock Exchange last January following its corporate migration from the Toronto TSX. Closing a busy H1 2017 (period ending 30 June), Jackpotjoy the world’s largest online bingo achieved group revenues of £147 million up 13% on …

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Want to find out why football clubs are entering esports? Be at the Bunkr on July 20th

There are just nine days remaining until the inaugural Esports Insider Forum Series hosted at Fnatic’s very own Bunkr in Shoreditch, London. Esports Insider, a part of SBC Global, will welcome up to 80 professionals from the realm of esports as well as traditional sports with a panel examining just why football clubs are getting involved in the burgeoning world of esports on …

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Going Live…GVC launches ‘The Clubhouse’ live play studio

 FTSE-listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has announced the launch of ‘The Clubhouse’, the firm’s proprietary live casino studio which will be integrated throughout GVC portfolio of gaming/betting sites. Detailing its new product launch, GVC has spent six months developing its Clubhouse live gaming studio proposition which will feature dozens of live blackjack and roulette tables. The Clubhouse has been …

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Mishcon de Reya appoints Gemma Boore as Betting & Gaming sector Associate

International law firm Mishcon de Reya has confirmed the appointment of Gemma Boore as Associate for its betting & gaming legal services department. Boore joins Mishcon de Reya from competitor Bates Wells Braithwaite, where she served as legal advisor for start-ups, technology and venture financing, and has gained prior industry experience advising sector Plc enterprises. As Mishcon de Reya Gambling …

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