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Mark Brosnan ends Matchbook CEO tenure 

Xanadu Consultancy, the holding company of online betting exchange Matchbook (Matchbook.com) has confirmed that Mark Brosnan has chosen to step down as Chief Executive. Brosnan’s decision will see Xanadu’s CFO Farzad Peyman fulfil CEO leadership duties on an interim basis. Moving forward Xanadu confirmed that Brosnan will continue to serve as a company director to support the firm in developing …

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UKGC suspended Matchbook licence over AML & Risk assessment failures

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has revealed that the Triplebet licence was suspended ‘as part of a package of sanctions for social responsibility and money laundering failings’. Trading as Matchbook, the UKGC suspended the operator’s licence on 17 February, following an investigation by the regulator, which uncovered ‘serious failings’ relating to anti-money laundering protocols. The UKGC found that Triplebet failed to …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Gambling faces a pivotal moment

This is a pivotal moment for the online gambling sector. It’s not a moment it could have foreseen, nor is it a moment it has actively sought! However, whilst it has not been slow to identify an unexpected opportunity to market its non-sports betting wares to a new audience, it is essential that it fully recognises the associated threats to …

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Matchbook freezes UK activity following UKGC suspension

Closing Monday 17 February trading, online betting exchange Matchbook has been forced to suspend its entire UK betting and casino services. The Dundalk-based operator issued a statement to customers detailing that the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) had sanctioned a temporary licence suspension on its operating company Triplebet Limited. “As a result, from 23.59 on 17 February 2020 we will be …

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Matchbook Betting Podcast repeats best in show performance

For a second consecutive year, online betting exchange Matchbook’s ‘Matchbook Betting Podcast’ has been recognised as the ‘Best Betting Podcast’ by members of tipster community the ‘Smart Betting Club’. Securing 24% of votes, Smart Betting Club members acknowledged the Matchbook Betting Podcast for its ‘Consistent expertise and insight on football, horse racing, the NFL, and a wide range of other sports’. …

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Matchbook sticks at 2% commission across all sports

Starting this week, online betting exchange Matchbook has announced a set 2% commission across all sports wagering taking place on its platform. The Cork-based operator details that its new structure will apply to net profits with its customers only paying commission on winning bets. The set commission sees Matchbook join competitors Betdaq and Smarkets on a 2% rate, challenging market …

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Matchbook becomes new sponsor of Limerick’s Novice Chase

Limerick Racecourse has announced a three-year agreement with Matchbook Betting Exchange to become the new sponsor of its Matchbook Betting Exchange Grade 1 Novice Chase. An esteemed part of the racing calendar, The Matchbook Betting Exchange Grade 1 Novice Chase is the feature race on Boxing Day, the opening day of the iconic four day Mr Binman Christmas Racing Festival. …

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Matchbook Betting Podcast unveils three new hosts

With the Premier League firmly upon us, the NFL season returning on Thursday, and the Champions League a mere two weeks away, the Matchbook Betting Podcast has announced a new roster of hosts. Ali Maxwell (Premier League), Nat Coombs (NFL) and Phil Kitromilides (Champions League) will be delivering weekly focused previews and insights for sports fans. Matchbook CEO Mark Brosnan …

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Matchbook launches 0% commission offer on all sports

Following on from a successful start to the year, Matchbook has announced two fresh offers for both new and existing customers of the betting exchange. Any new customers that sign up for a Matchbook account before June 14th, will get commission free betting on all sports, until the end of 2018. As well as this, Matchbook’s commission free horse racing …

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Scott Longley – Is the Betfair Exchange losing its edge?

This April, Paddy Power Betfair reported a lacklustre Q1 2018 trading update, in which the betting group detailed a decline in its Exchange revenues. As the FTSE operator tackles further enlargement pressures, can the Betfair Exchange maintain product and market dominance against ambitious incumbents seeking to slice apart ‘the exchange cake’… _________________ It seems a long time ago since Betfair …

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