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FansUnite further expands UK presence via Dragon Bet deal

SBC News FansUnite further expands UK presence via Dragon Bet deal

FansUnite has entered into an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dragon Bet to supply its Chameleon iGaming platform to the Lovell Brothers Limited-owned Welsh sportsbook. The MoU covers a long-term licensing agreement that will enable Dragon Bet to utilise the Canadian sportstech group’s white-label software, which is due for launch in the UK later this year. FansUnite has been pursuing …

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FansUnite secures long-awaited UK licence approvals

SBC News FansUnite secures long-awaited UK licence approvals

FansUnite has secured licences from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), enabling the Canadian company to provide its B2B technology and B2C betting and gaming services to the British market.  The licences have been granted to FansUnite’s Askott Entertainment Inc and EGG Limited subsidiaries – having submitted applications on 4 March 2021. The licences have significantly boosted the operator’s presence in …

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FansUnite accelerates wagering ambitions by acquiring McBookie for $2m 

SBC News FansUnite accelerates wagering ambitions by acquiring McBookie for $2m 

Scottish bookmaker McBookie (McBookie.com) has confirmed the sale of its business to Canadian sports-tech group, FansUnite Entertainment Inc. McBookie Managing Director Paul Petrie confirmed that a $2.2 million agreement had been reached with Vancouver-based FansUnite, which listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange earlier this month in a bid to expand its sports wagering capacity. Launched in 2009 by former Tote …

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SBC Bookies Corner – Scottish Premiership Preview

SBC News SBC Bookies Corner - Scottish Premiership Preview

The new Scottish Premiership season kicks off on Saturday, with the league seemingly rejuvenated by the Hollywood appointment of Steven Gerrard as Rangers manager. Whether or not a serious title challenge can be mounted by the Ibrox club, a figure of Gerrard’s stature is a welcome addition to Scottish football, particularly in the wake of the hyperbole surrounding Adam Rooney’s transfer …

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6 of the Best – McBookie’s Paul Petrie

SBC News 6 of the Best - McBookie's Paul Petrie

This week’s 6 of the Best takes us to the northernmost country of the United Kingdom, and to Scotland, where Harry Kane sadly brought today’s interviewee – McBookie Co-Founder and Director Paul Petrie – back down to earth in the World Cup qualification rounds. Keep reading to find out about a holiday conundrum, Tom Cruise toss-ups and three minutes of footballing …

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Paul Petrie: McBookie – The state of play for smaller bookmakers

SBC News Paul Petrie: McBookie - The state of play for smaller bookmakers

Paul Petrie is the co-founder and director of UK-based online bookmaker McBookie. A BetVictor white label, the firm specialises in Scottish betting markets – encompassing everything from novelty markets to Scottish junior football. We caught up with Paul to discuss the state of play for smaller British bookmakers, McBookie’s relationship with BetVictor and Scottish non-league sponsorship. ___________________________________ SBC: It’s no …

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No Grand National cheer for bookmakers as One For Arthur brings Scots glory

SBC News No Grand National cheer for bookmakers as One For Arthur brings Scots glory

It appears that bookmakers will be counting the cost of One For Arthur’s Grand National win this Saturday, as Scotland gains its first Aintree champion stud since Rubistic in 1979. Updating the media, William Hill detailed that it had taken circa £25 million in Grand National bets, however the company will likely be paying out to Scottish punters who cashed …

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188Bet and McBookie become BHA Authorised Betting Partners

SBC News 188Bet and McBookie become BHA Authorised Betting Partners

188Bet and McBookie are the latest betting operators to be announced as Authorised Betting Partners (ABPs) by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). As such the pair have joined an ever increasing number of bookmakers including Bet365, Sky Betting and Gaming, Betfair, BetStars and SeanieMac as sign ups to the scheme which supports British horseracing. For 188Bet and McBookie it’ll ensure that both will …

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Horse Racing Tipster Results – January 20th Lingfield

SBC News Horse Racing Tipster Results – January 20th Lingfield

Team SBC kept the lead after round two of our Horse Racing Tipster, on a week where all four tipsters correctly predicted the same two races at Lingfield (AW). SBC, BettingExpert, Timeform and McBookie all picked Byron Flyer in the 1:00 and hot favourite Exhalted in the final race at 3.55. Seven exciting races, including two photo finishes, brought the following …

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