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UEFA to begin investigation into Ibrahimovic and BetHard partnership

UEFA is due to launch an investigation into the ongoing partnership between footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic and online betting operator BetHard. The European football governing party has announced that an Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector has been appointed to lead the investigation into the Swedish player, to assess whether his collaboration with BetHard violates codes of ethics. The AC Milan striker’s ‘alleged …

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UEFA plans ‘Lisbon Final Eight’ to conclude 2019/2020 Champions League 

UEFA is set to ratify plans to complete the 2019/2020 Champions League by hosting a ‘Final Eight’ tournament held over 12-days in Lisbon this August. Reuters International has reported that the proposal is UEFA’s preferred option for completing its flagship tournament, which will be voted on tomorrow by UEFA’s executive committee.  European football’s governing body is reported to have ‘reached …

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Andy McCue outlines strategic priorities for Paddy Power in 2015

Having returned €392 million (£285 million) to shareholders, Paddy Power’s new CEO Andy McCue has outlined his first strategic priorities since taking over from Patrick Kennedy on 2 January 2015. The positive start to McCue’s reign as CEO, sees Paddy Power hand shareholders €8 a share, on top of a 13% increase in full year dividends. The cash return to …

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Reuters reports on bookmaker’s social responsibility plans

Global news resource Reuters has reported on the UK betting industry and its attempts to tackle problem gambling using an algorithm developed by Harvard scientists. The algorithm monitors win-loss responses, average stakes and betting frequency which bookmakers intend to use this to pinpoint risky behaviour. A similar system has been introduced by some state operators in Canada. At Harvard Medical …

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