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Oddschecker: The frantic finish to the football league season

As we approach the business end of the football season, it’s still all to play for in the always exhilarating Sky Bet English Football League. In the second tier, the promise of Premier League football is still in reach for a host of teams, with Millwall, Derby and a handful of others all desperately vying for a spot in the …

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Heavy ground at Cheltenham for the first time in 36 years

As punters drink in the unmistakable Cheltenham roar this afternoon, 10mm of overnight rain means that for the first time in 36 years the going at the Festival will be heavy to soft in places. The last time the going at the Festival opened up with heavy ground, the first race was won by a 66/1 shot in Ikdam. The …

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How Spurs success can elevate England optimism

To the elation of football fans all over the globe, the Champions League returned this week and with it came strong away performances from Premier League clubs. A four goal drubbing at St Jakob-Park meant that tournament favourites, Manchester City set the record for the biggest away win in the knockout stages by an English side in the history of …

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New sponsors secured for inaugural Affiliate Insider Bootcamp

Intertops - AIB

Intertops and Optibet (Lifland Affiliates) have signed up to sponsor the Affiliate Insider Bootcamp (AIB) at this year’s Betting on Football conference (20-23 March). Held on the first full day of #bofcon2018 (Wednesday 21 March), the AIB is the first unique affiliate bootcamp from Affiliate Insider, the new affiliate news, training and events focused business launched by Lee-Ann Johnstone. Intertops …

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Internet rumours see bookmakers suspend Rangers relegation markets

Bookmakers have suspended betting markets on SPL football club Glasgow Rangers FC being relegated, as internet rumours circulate that the club faces financial difficulties once again. Betting affiliate Oddschecker, last night alerted UK media that it had spotted ‘unusual betting patterns’ on Rangers being relegated from the SPL. Rangers, Scottish football’s most successful club, currently sits third in the league, …

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Rafa’s boys backed for the drop

Despite rumblings of a substantial financial takeover of the club, Newcastle United are proving popular with punters when it comes to relegation betting. Oddschecker has revealed that The Magpies have attracted 31% of all total bets on which team will be relegated come the end of the season, with trouble in paradise looming over St James’ Park. A string of …

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Racing UK launches new ‘one-stop shop’ website

Horseracing broadcaster Racing UK has announced the launch of its new seamless website, seeking to become the best ‘one-stop shop’ for all racing enthusiasts and punters. The website upgrade will see racinguk.com optimised for all devices (mobile, tablet and desktop). Racing UK detailed that a number of changes had been undertaken in order to improve user-journey, engagement with video content …

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Guy Harding – Oddschecker: ‘Overround Erosion’ understanding the industry’s imbalance between price & margin control

At last week’s iGaming Super Show, Guy Harding Head of Commercial for Oddschecker gave an extensive presentation on the issue of price and margin controls and their impacts on a bookmaker’s bottom-line. Harding refers to the dynamic as the ‘overround erosion’, detailing the imbalance between customer offers/incentives and the impact they have on operators final margin. Put simply ‘overround’ is …

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Inaugural SBC Betting Forum provides Georgia market update

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Former Adjarabet CMO Lasha Machavariani will provide an overview of gambling in the region of CIS and Georgia, the history behind the regulated market in the region, and an update on the major players and opportunities in the country at next week’s SBC Betting Forum. A long-term ambassador for SBC Global, Machavariani is one of 15 leading industry speakers taking to the stage in the inaugural …

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SBC Betting Forum delivers specialist sports betting focus in Amsterdam

SBC Betting Forum

More than 15 leading industry speakers will take to the stage in the inaugural SBC Betting Forum at this year’s iGaming Super Show in Amsterdam (11-14 July). SBC Events has joined forces with iGaming Business to create a dedicated one-day sports betting conference at the Amsterdam RAI on 12 July, while also providing a meeting place for the industry to …

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