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Rangers FC and Ladbrokes end betting partnership 

SPFL football club Rangers FC has confirmed that it will not renew its in-stadia wagering partnership with bookmaker Ladbrokes, however the announcement seems to be little more than posturing from the Glasgow football club. This morning, Rangers Commercial Director James Bisgrove communicated that Ladbrokes in-stadia betting services would be discontinued from Ibrox in advance of the SPL 2020/2021 season. “Following …

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IMG Arena nets SPFL global betting streaming rights

Closing 2019 trading, IMG Arena confirms that it has secured a long-term partnership to distribute Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) content to the global betting market. Agreeing terms on a five-year arrangement, IMG Arena will act as lead distributor of SPFL ‘live stream broadcasts’, and will maintain production set-ups for certain SPFL matches. The distribution will encompass Ladbrokes Premiership matches including the …

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Kindred rolls out responsible gambling campaign for 2019/20 season

Continuing to strengthen its commitment to the prevention of gambling-related harms, Kindred Group has confirmed an extension to its responsible gambling strategy through its football clubs in the UK which will see the operator group roll out a series of messages across matches in the 2019/20 season. Due to be rolled out through its 32Red and Unibet brands, Kindred will use …

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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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Ladbrokes apologises for Scottish football tweet

Prime sponsors of the Scottish Premier League Ladbrokes, have apologised after Aberdeen complained to the SPFL about a tweet posted by the betting operator, during the Don’s 2-1 defeat to Rangers. The tweet read “GOOOOOOALLLLL! Danny Wilson puts Rangers ahead! “Fantastic news for Derek McInnes.” Referencing the heavy speculation surrounding the future of Don’s manager and former Ranger’s player Derek …

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Paddy Power prematurely pays Irish fans for optimistic World Cup bet

Paddy Power has rewarded the faith of one optimistic Irish fan, who despite seeing his nation’s hopes of qualifying next Summer’s World Cup dampened, backed Ireland to lift the Jules Rimet trophy in Russia. A defeat at the hands of Serbia left Ireland’s qualification hopes hanging in the balance, however this didn’t stop one plucky Irishman taking a gamble on his …

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Rangers extends 32Red shirt sponsorship

Scottish football club Glasgow Rangers FC has confirmed that it has extended its shirt sponsorship deal with UK online casino and betting operator 32Red. 32Red has acted as Rangers lead shirt sponsor since season 2014/15. The online gambling company will extend the sponsorship for a further two seasons, as Rangers FC challenges for Scottish Premier League glory. Rangers management detailed …

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Did Barton break betting rules with Betfair?

Rangers midfielder Joey Barton is reportedly being investigated for alleged betting on a Celtic match with Betfair, that is said to have been placed on his personal account.  The Scottish Football Association does not allow players, coaches, club officials and referees to bet on any football globally. Barton is already in hot water with his club after picking up a three week …

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Rangers keeper banned for breach of betting rules

Rangers goalkeeper Steve Simonsen has been banned for two games, one suspended, after being found guilty of betting on 55 games following a hearing before an independent panel. Although none of the games involved the Glasgow Championship side, Simonsen’s actions breached Scottish Football Association gambling rules. The notice of complaint issued to Simonsen by the SFA detailed bets on 18 …

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32Red to sponsor Rangers

32Red Plc has signed another new shirt sponsorship deal, this time penning a three year agreement to sponsor Rangers Football Club, commencing in the 2014/15 season. The agreement provides 32Red with shirt sponsorship, extensive visibility in the stadium and across the Club’s digital and media platforms and access to Scotland’s largest football fanbase. Ed Ware, CEO of 32Red commented: “We …

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