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Novibet enlists AllSported for racing makeover

Greek betting group Novibet will elevate its horseracing market provisions and risk management capacities by integrating the AllSported trading solution across its entire sportsbook digital portfolio (website and app). The bookmaker has agreed to deploy the AllSported racebook as its lead solution for pricing and the risk management of its horseracing markets.    Launched in 2019, AllSported is the customised global …

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Cian Nugent to lead RAiG as new Chair

Responsible Affiliates in Gambling (RAiG) has confirmed the appointment of Cian Nugent, managing director of Racing Post, as the new chair of its trade body.  Nugent will take over from Clive Hawkswood, who had previously expressed his intentions to resign in 2021.   Considered to be an expert in digital operations and igaming marketing, Nugent will lead the trade body into …

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Ross Brierley – Betting needs its funny bone

Placed at the centre stage of political and social reviews, 2021 marks another serious year for the betting industry. Yet speaking from experience, stand-up comedian and MyRacing.com podcaster Ross Brierley tells SBC that betting can be a laughing and unifying matter. SBC: Hi Ross, thanks for this interview… What made you decide to become ‘the world’s only stand-up comedian and …

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Ladbrokes and Coral up in-store digital engagement with Racing Post BSDs

Racing Post BSD

Ladbrokes and Coral have agreed to install the new interactive Racing Post Digital Betting Shop Display (BSD) in eight of their stores across the UK and Ireland. The decision, which Ladbrokes and Coral hope will help create ‘the betting shop of the future’, comes after the operators shift away from print newspapers in store, replacing form sheets with digital displays. …

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Paddy Power first to launch Spotlight’s new stats & tipping content

Paddy Power has become the first bookmaker to launch Spotlight Sports’ new statistical insights and pre-match tipping content across its entire UK and Irish retail estate.   As a long-term customer of the Racing Post, Paddy Power will bolster its in-store customer engagement by providing interactive ‘short-form tips’ which will be based on ‘statistical analysis and expert opinions’ from journalists …

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Spotlight showcases racing’s lighter side with ‘MyRacing Show’

MyRacing (MyRacing.com), the horseracing results and information portal of Spotlight Sports Group, has launched its first weekly ‘MyRacing Show’ aiming to showcase the wonderful, weird and enthralling sport of horseracing to a broader audience. Published across Spotlight’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), the ‘MyRacing Show’ is hosted by up-coming comedian Ross Brierley – a former employee of William Hill …

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Peter Jackson: Gambling Act review should focus on forthcoming technology disruptions

The UK government’s upcoming review of the ‘2005 Gambling Act’ will be fundamental to ensuring that industry legislation keeps pace with technological advances according to Peter Jackson, CEO of Flutter Entertainment. Jackson stated that a review was urgently needed to bring UK gambling into a ‘digital era’, in which reforms should focus on the wider use and impact of technology …

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Betfred joins Spotlight in-play content ranks

Spotlight Sports Group continues its strong 2020 commercial momentum confirming that Betfred has become the latest client of its in-play content services, which have launched across the heritage bookmaker’s digital verticals. Betfred’s online sportsbook and mobile app will now feature Spotlight exclusive content and analysis backed by live stats, helping Betfred drive engagement with in-play betting markets. Integrating Spotlight’s content …

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Racing Post launches QR code for betting shop paper download

The Racing Post will allow customers in betting shops to download its daily newspaper to their mobile devices after launching a new QR code system. The new initiative was launched post-lockdown to support high street betting shops increase footfall to their shops and offer customers a chance to read the paper in a safe manner. Discussing the new QR codes …

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All change for Spotlight marketing as Louise Agran ends CMO tenure

Spotlight Sports Group has restructured its marketing leadership team by confirming that long-term executive Louise Agran has ended her 12-year tenure as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Updating media partners, Spotlight has confirmed that current Digital Director Gethin Evans will takeover Agran’s executive remit at the end of September. Both Agran and Evans were key stakeholders in the firm’s 2020 corporate …

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