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Joshi returns with ‘Football Survivor’ the betting app for generation TikTok

Social betting app ‘Football Survivor’ has been launched, bringing the fan favourite ‘killer – last man standing’ game to football pools. The mobile app has been developed by social media entrepreneur Olly Joshi, the former founder of betting community and YouTube football channel ‘WantMyBet’. Football Survivor is a straightforward football pools knockout game that sees players pick one team to …

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Fitzdares launches betting’s first WhatsApp tipping service

Private bookmaker Fitzdares has announced a ‘first of its kind betting service’, launching its exclusive ‘punditry updates’ via WhatsApp voice notes. The service titled ‘WhatSport’, sees Fitzdares offer its private members exclusive voice note updates from sports broadcast legends John Motson (football), Cornelius Lysaght (racing) & Sir Geoffrey Boycott (cricket). Fitzdares views WhatsApp instant messaging as a vital tool in …

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6 of the Best – Football Media’s Dean Akinjobi

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Dean Akinjobi, CEO at Football Media. Continue reading to discover which sporting experience blew Dean’s mind, and the mantra that Dean feels is the key to learning what works and what does not. Best Holiday My best holiday has be to the Maldives, it is a true paradise experience, staying on an Island that you can …

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Sportdec CEO Bruce Bale – Addressing non-betting football fans

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Innovation forms a crucial aspect of many industries, particularly amongst the plethora of spheres within gambling and gaming globally. With the cost of acquiring new customers and the rate of churn increasing, one particular challenge is how to engage and monetise new customers. Bruce Bale, CEO of Sportdec, briefly discusses this challenge and the motivation for innovation: “[It] is about …

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Chandru Mullaparthi – Erlang Solutions – How to adopt non-mainstream programming languages

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Expert industry analysis from Chandru Mullaparthi, the Chairman at Industrial Erlang User Group, Director at Bluehouse Technology, and former Head of Software Architecture at bet365. ____________________________________ “Innovate or die” is a reality of life for most consumer facing industries these days. As the pace of progress in the computing industry shows no signs of slowing down, disruption by innovative startups is …

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ICC Anti-Corruption Unit seeks power to monitor social media

Sir Ronnie Flanagan, Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to consider a proposal to force players suspected of match-fixing to hand over their mobile phones. Flanagan, who expects his proposal to be discussed by the ICC board in 2017, is seeking the power to examine players’ personal devices, including messaging applications such as …

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Francesco Cesarini – Erlang Solutions – Operators must embrace change

Francesco Cesarini is the Founder and Technical Director of Erlang Solutions, a specialist technology consultancy that has worked with companies as varied as bet365 and Whatsapp.  Here he delivers his views on betting trends on this year’s European Championships and the necessity for sports betting operators to be open minded to the idea of adopting new technologies.  This year’s Euro competition could …

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Police swoop on betting racket before Assembly elections

Indian police have cracked down on a gambling racket that took bets on the outcome of elections, just as the people of Delhi were about to go to the polls to decide the make up of its governing Assembly. According to The Hindu news source, Noida Police swooped on Friday, arresting 17 people from Greater Noida’s Kulesara after a tip-off …

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