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Pinnacle Sports acquires Pinnacle.com domain

IP/domain seller and database resource WhoIS has reported that Curacao and Malta licensed bookmaker Pinnacle Sports has acquired control of premium generic domain ‘Pinnacle.com’. The domain was acquired from Phoenix-based electronic components manufacturer Avnet EMG for an undisclosed sum. At present Pinnacle Sports governance has not confirmed the purchase or its strategic plan for the domain ‘Pinnacle.com’. However, the domain …

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Bet365 retains Best Bookmaker title at Betting on Football Awards

Bet365 was named Best Bookmaker for the second year running at the Betting on Football Awards last night. The Stoke-based bookmaker beat off strong competition from rivals Sky Bet and Unibet to pick up the title. Sky Bet didn’t go home empty handed though. The firm picked up awards for Best Mobile Bookmaker and Best Sponsorship Partnership for its work …

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Scott Longley – Eyes Wide Open: eSports taps into a new world of betting

Reporting from last week’s EIG Berlin Expo for SBC, Scott Longley examines the commercial contexts and conditions for betting operators targeting competitive eSports, a leading theme and discussion on the EIG floor… ________________________ The main issues of the debate around the phenomenal rise of eSports and what it might mean for gambling companies looking at leveraging that interest were given …

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Bettingexpert.com rewards top tipsters with Emirates trip

bettingexpert is rewarding some of the best performing and loyal tipsters with a trip to London and the chance to meet up with some of the bettingexpert staff at Emirates Stadium, the home of Arsenal FC. Danish tipster Zami, twice winner of the yearly €10,000 tipster competition, English tipster Nrivanov and German tipster Allee, eight times tipster of the month, …

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Marco Blume – eSports: Pinnacle Strikes First

With the eSports event of the year The International now under way, SBC got in touch with the Head of Sportsbook at Pinnacle, Marco Blume, to discuss the tournament, the $100,000 (£64,000) betting limits, and how the company are making waves in the world of eSports betting. SBC: Given the phenomenal growth in eSports in the past two years, are you …

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Pinnacle offers highest ever eSports limits for The International

Pinnacle Sports dedicated eSports market is  set to offer customers the highest ever limits on TI5 matches at next week’s The International Dota 2 Championships. The limits will rise to an eye watering $100,000 (£ 64,000) for the Grand Final on August 8th. This is particularly significant in that this is a higher amount than the standard limits Pinnacle offer …

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Mirio Mella – Pinnacle – eSports Interview: Covering New Ground

Following SBC’s recent look at the growth of eSports, and its 2015 official introduction to the UK, we caught up with Pinnacle Customer Engagement Manager  Mirio Mella to discuss the origins of a new burgeoning betting market. Established in 1998, with its headquarters in Curacao, the online gaming site Pinnacle Sports is an early market leader in terms of providing eSports …

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Pinnacle Sports gains MGA Class 2 licence

Pinnacle Sports has announced that it has gained a Class 2 Provisional online gambling licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The granting of the MGA licence will see Pinnacle expand its operations into regulated European markets and aid the company with its marketing and partnership initiatives. Pinnacle Sports announced new owners in March, who had outlined a new strategic …

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Pinnacle Sports exits UK betting market

Curacao-licensed Pinnacle Sports are the latest online betting operator to withdraw from the UK market, ahead of pending changes in UK gambling regulations and taxation that come into play on 1 October. This Thursday, the operator issued an email to its UK player base asking player to withdraw all remaining funds from their player accounts by the 30 September. The …

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