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Betegy partners with Tipico for German and Austrian content rollout

SBC News Betegy partners with Tipico for German and Austrian content rollout

Betegy has strengthened its position in central Europe by entering into an agreement with German sports betting operator Tipico, launching its full-service marketing service across the company’s retail suite. Under the terms of the deal, the sports data and automated content provider will deliver its services in Tipico retail outlets in Germany and Austria, focusing on content generation. Tipico will …

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Betbazar announces rebrand and new efootball focus


Betbazar has announced a rebranding of its corporate identity in order to highlight its ‘core values’ and build on trends observed during the UEFA 2020 European Championship and 2021 Copa America tournaments. The rebrand has seen the company – which seeks to capitalise on an ‘outstanding period of growth’ – introduce a new logo with ‘eye-catching bright strip’ in order …

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Euro market adjustments see Betsson anticipate a tougher 2021 landing


Betsson AB has maintained confidence in its sports betting operations, with revenue in the sector offsetting a decline in casino, whilst also lauding its acquisitions strategy but acknowledging hurdles in the newly regulated Dutch market. Publishing its Q3 trading update, the Nasdaq Stockholm registered group reported overall revenue of SEK 1,733.3 million, representing a 3% increase on the corresponding quarter …

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GamCare highlights ‘huge value’ in TalkBanStop collaboration after survey

Anna Hemmings, GamCare

Following a survey by Ipsos Mori, GamCare has maintained confidence in its collaboration  and ‘common shared vision’ with Gamban and GAMSTOP revolving around the TalkBanStop initiative. According to Ipsos Mori’s research, people who have made use of all three layers of the provided support have gambled less and as a result experienced a reduction in gambling-related harms, in particular with …

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Michael Dugher: Gambling ads not singled out by consumers

BGC pledges to maintain safer gambling momentum. Michael Dugher.

The viewing public find advertising to be ‘annoying’ in general, not gambling advertising in particular, according to Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) Chief Executive Michael Dugher. Writing in parliamentary magazine The House, the BGC CEO, and former Shadow Secretary of State for the DCMS, criticised ‘prohibitionists from the anti-gambling lobby’, although acknowledged that the industry is ‘reassured’ by the ‘evidence-based …

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HKJC reports record football betting turnover

SBC News HKJC reports record football betting turnover

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has experienced an upsurge in football betting, with wagering on the sport in the 2020/21 financial year higher than on horse racing for the first time in the operator’s history. Publishing its annual report for the financial year ending 30 June 2021, the HKJC reported total revenues of HK$280 billion (€30 billion), a 27.9% …

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MPs McVey and Davies criticised for betting industry links

SBC News MPs McVey and Davies criticised for betting industry links

Conservative Party MPs and husband and wife Philip Davies and Esther McVey have been criticized by Liberal Democrats in the latter’s constituency of Tatton, Cheshire, for closeness to the betting and gaming industry. It was revealed by the Daily Mirror this morning that the MPs received £18,000 in free VIP tickets to events from private firms within a two month …

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BoyleSports enhances UK and Ireland marketing with Newcastle Utd deal

SBC News BoyleSports enhances UK and Ireland marketing with Newcastle Utd deal

BoyleSports has become the new UK & Ireland betting partner of Newcastle United FC, strengthening its brand visibility and marketing to football fans on both sides of the Irish Sea. The operator, which is active in both the UK and Ireland sports wagering markets, will gain exposure from branded betting terminals installed at the Magpies’ 52,305 St James Park stadium …

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Serie A secures UK coverage with BT Sport deal

SBC News Serie A secures UK coverage with BT Sport deal

Italy’s Serie A will be covered on BT Sport in the UK, following a deal between the league and the subscription-broadcaster. The three-season contract will see BT Sport conduct live broadcasts of all Italian top-flight matches until 2024, beginning on 21 August. Every match will be broadcast on the opening round of fixtures, whilst at least five live games shown …

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BGC pledges to ‘maintain momentum’ on safer betting ahead of football restart

football fans white paper

As the new English football season gets underway this evening, the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has pledged to ‘maintain the momentum’ on safer betting and player protection initiatives. This will include the continuation of measures, aimed at ensuring safe betting and protecting younger audiences, such as a pre-9pm watershed whistle-to-whistle ban on TV betting advertising from five minutes before …

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