Tag Archives: mobile betting

UKGC report finds gambling participation on the rise

A report released by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) looking into ‘Gambling participation in 2018: behaviour, awareness and attitudes’ has found that the number of people who have participated in gambling has increased since December 2017. The survey, carried out by telephone and online by independent market research company Populus, found that 46 per cent of respondents had participated in …

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In-play betting study highlights links to negative immersive behaviour

New research released has revealed that people who engage in live betting on sporting events show increased involvement in watching live sport, but also drink more alcohol and show a higher incidence of problem gambling behaviours. The collaborative study between Nottingham Trent and Bilbao University examined the motivations behind the consumption of sport by fans, and how emotional involvement in …

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GVC and MGM joint venture elevates mobile betting in New Jersey

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Through the pair’s recently announced US sports betting venture, GVC Holdings PLC and MGM Resorts International have expanded New Jersey’s mobile sports betting opportunities, with the launch of playMGM. The playMGM NJ Sports betting app provides markets on a full range of US and selected international sports with customers able to sign-up, deposit and withdraw money directly from their mobile …

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Global Reviews – Industry stakeholders losing on average 79% of the customers they could and should be winning!

As part of its recent study conducted  in August 2016 of over 200 in-market customers, across both mobile and desktop devices. Customer and commercial insights provider Global Reviews details the importance of user experience and the ability to self-service as key factors that can determine whether a prospective customer chooses an operator’s services or not.  _________________________________ The prevalence of using …

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AppBet shakes up the use of odds comparison for mobile betting

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AppBet has launched a free online service which allows UK punters to combine odds comparison with the placement of football and horse racing bets across all their betting accounts. The new app, which has been launched on the iOS and Android platforms for Paddy Power, Ladbrokes, Boylesports and Betway, gives users the chance to integrate all of their betting accounts …

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Leg it! BetBright launches ‘Acca +1’ mobile feature

BetBright has announced the launch of its new mobile-only ‘Acca +1’ feature, giving its customers a risk-free leg on their football accumulator. Launching the unique feature, BetBright marketing stated that operator wanted to give its mobile customers the ‘best value acca in the industry’, and moreover differentiate its betting app and customer experience in a crowded marketplace. The Acca +1 …

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Betfair adds virtual sports via Inspired

Global gaming technology firm Inspired has announced that Betfair is the latest company set to offer its Virtual Sports products. Sports betting and gaming provider Betfair will offer a selection of titles including Rush Football, Rush Horses, Rush Greyhounds, Rush Motor Racing, Rush Speedway, Rush Cycling and Rush Tennis. These will be available both online and on mobile.   Betfair will …

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bet365 reports company profits of £213 million

Growth in in-play and mobile betting saw bet365 operating profits increase by 81% during the latest financial year (12 months ending March 2014). Bet365 posted gaming turnover of £1.30 billion on all product verticals, reporting an increase of 38% on 2013 figures. The Stoke based operator saw growth on all its gaming verticals. Pre-tax profits rose by more than 44 …

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