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gambleaware machu picchu charity fundraiser

GambleAware, the official charity for this year’s SBC Awards, has announced a trek around ancient Peruvian site Machu Picchu to raise awareness about gambling related harm. The experience, which will take place from 6-15 October in 2018, will be run

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funding transparency marc etches writes open letter industry stakeholders

Marc Etches the Chief Executive of independent industry charity GambleAware has written an open letter to industry stakeholders regarding funding and transparency for sector problem gambling initiatives. As previously detailed, Etches states that current voluntary donation system is failing, with

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october pains uk dcms expected delay final judgement fobts wagering

UK newspapers The Times and The Guardian have reported that the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will seek to open a further ‘12-week consultation period’ for its ongoing review of FOBTs wagering levels. At present, it appears that

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fred done celebrates 50 years in the betting game

Betfred founder Fred Done (74) is celebrating his 50th year in business, stating to the Manchester Evening News that he ‘will not slow down’. Alongside brother Peter, Fred Done opened his first betting shop ‘Done Bookmakers’ In Pendlebury, Salford, on

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ball football business insight

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has got you covered. The first biweekly review tackles the continuing saga of overseas TV rights money, as well as looking at

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tempo enlarged kambi group delivers time high trading quarter q3 2017

Presenting its Q3 trading update (period ending 30 September), an enlarged Kindred Group continues to deliver for its investors, declaring an ‘all-time high’ quarter for revenue and profits. Trading against a tough Q3 2106 comparative period (featuring Euro 2016),  Stockholm-listed

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vigen badalyan takes betconstruct leadership following vahe baloulian departure

Industry platform and systems provider BetConstruct has today announced that Vahe Baloulian is to step down as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Baloulian will transfer leadership of the firm to BetConstruct founder and current Executive Chairman Vigen Badalyan, who

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leovegas launches leoventures strategic investment unit

Seeking to target accelerated corporate growth and industry innovation, Stockholm-listed LeoVegas Group AB has announced the launch of its ‘LeoVentures’ investment subsidiary. The new strategic division will be led by LeoVegas Co-founder Robin Ramm-Ericson, who takes up the position of

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numbers say problem gambling

The UK gambling industry has faced some heavy criticism in the media in the past few months. Most of it began when 888 was rightly castigated for its failure in its social responsibility with no-one in the industry, or at

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ma hungry leo vegas expands uk presence with e60m royal panda acquisition

Presenting its Q3 2017 trading update (period ending 30 September), Stockholm-listed Leo Vegas Group AB has confirmed that it has entered a ‘definitive agreement’ to acquire Malta-based Web Investments limited the operating company of online casino Royal Panda (RoyalPanda.com). Confirming

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