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Commission chief warns industry to improve standards quickly

SBC News Commission chief warns industry to improve standards quickly

The Gambling Commission has again warned the industry that it needs to ‘accelerate the pace’ at which they are putting consumers at the heart of business decisions. Commission chief executive Sarah Harrison made the point during a speech to operators at the Commission’s first Raising Standards Conference in Birmingham, where the industry was challenged to become the most trusted gambling …

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Red Tiger Gaming launches selection of games on Videoslots.com

SBC News Red Tiger Gaming launches selection of games on Videoslots.com

Red Tiger Gaming, the Isle of Man based casino software developer founded in 2014, has announced that it has launched a selection of its popular games on Videoslots.com. Lucky Wizard, Winter Wonders, Dragon’s Luck, Five Star and Blue Diamond have all been launched on the website, which was voted Best Slots Operator by Casinomeister for this year. The games have …

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Next President market trading set to surpass Brexit on Betfair

SBC News Next President market trading set to surpass Brexit on Betfair

Betfair has said that its Next President market is set to become the most traded it has ever seen, even surpassing the Brexit vote. By 6 November, approximately $130 million had been traded on the winner of the presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. This figure is in comparison to roughly $50 on the equivalent market in …

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Paddy Power sweats over Hillary payout as Trump recovers!

SBC News Paddy Power sweats over Hillary payout as Trump recovers!

Paddy Power the only bookmaker to have paid out early on Hillary Clinton winning the 2016 US Election, has admitted to having severe doubts regarding its generous decision. On 19 October the bookmaker closed its US 2016 market, paying out approximately £800,000 on a Clinton victory. However, following Clinton’s ‘email scandal’ reappearing on the US Election agenda, Donald Trump has …

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‘Mr Tough Guy’ – Paddy Power offers $10 million for Trump Vs Biden fight

SBC News ‘Mr Tough Guy’ - Paddy Power offers $10 million for Trump Vs Biden fight

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power wants Republican nominee Donald Trump and current US Vice President Joe Biden to sort their political and personal differences the ‘good old fashioned way’. The bookmaker has pledged to donate US $10 million to charities of Trump and Biden’s choice if they square up in a boxing match. Paddy Power’s charity offer follows this week’s tough …

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Bookies’ Corner – Man Booker Prize – Who’s the literary Skepta?

SBC News Bookies' Corner - Man Booker Prize - Who's the literary Skepta?

The Man Booker Prize is one of Western literature’s most coveted. This year the winner is being announced on Monday October 24th. The stipulations of the award are that the book must be fictional, penned in English and published in the UK. It’s been running since 1969 and the winner these days gets a sizable £50,000 cheque.  Ion Tewin, Literary …

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William Hill – Trump could be a new Brexit

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Ahead of the third and final US Presidential Debate (University of Nevada), UK bookmaker William Hill has slashed its odds on Donald Trump becoming the 45th President of the United States from 11-2 to 4-1. Updating its ‘2016 US Election’ market, William Hill stated that the betting patterns were reminiscent of those seen in the lead up to the UK …

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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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‘A Woman’s Place is in the White House!’ Paddy Power pays out on Hillary Presidency

SBC News ‘A Woman’s Place is in the White House!’ Paddy Power pays out on Hillary Presidency

Paddy Power has taken the bold step of becoming the first bookmaker to payout on Hillary Clinton winning the 2016 US Election. Closing its ‘US Election’ market, Paddy Power announced that it had cashed out £800,000 in winning bets placed on the Democrat candidate. The bookmaker makes its gutsy call despite Donald Trump being currently priced at 5/1 to win …

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