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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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Ryan Murton departs as Oddschecker Head of Marketing

Industry marketing veteran Ryan Murton has resigned from his position as Head of Digital Marketing for odds comparison portal Oddschecker (Oddschecker.com). Murton confirmed to SBC that he had officially left Oddschecker in order to pursue personal projects. As yet Oddschecker management have yet to officially confirm Murton’s departure or whether he will be replaced as Head of Marketing. Murton had …

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Bet365 retains Best Bookmaker title at SBC Awards

Bet365 came out on top of its industry peers last night to take the SBC Bookmaker of the Year Award for the third year running. The Stoke-based outfit beat Unibet, Sky Bet, Pinnacle and 10bet to take the award, sponsored by Oddslife, which was voted on by industry professionals. Bet365 also picked up the gong for best Live Betting Product in …

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Oddschecker extends content partnership with Football Form Labs

Leading industry player portal Oddschecker has confirmed that it has extended its ongoing dynamic content partnership with football betting data provider Football Form Labs (footballformlabs.com). Oddschecker renews its content partnership, following a successful year of working with Football Form Labs. The partnership sees Football Form Labs generate bespoke football betting content designed to engage and inform Oddschecker users/viewers. Content analysis …

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Bet365 to defend title as SBC Awards shortlists announced

The SBC Awards shortlist is finally ready, and the sports betting industry is one step closer to recognising the very best companies in 2016. Bet365 will defend its ‘Bookmaker of the Year’ prize at the SBC Awards 2016, after being shortlisted alongside Sky Betting and Gaming, Unibet, 10Bet and Pinnacle. The Stoke-based bookmaker is also in the running for the …

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