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hri launches new campaign to boost racing engagement

As part of a new bid to boost interest in the sport, Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has spearheaded a new television marketing campaign which is set to be broadcast across a number of Ireland’s major television channels.  The new campaign

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paddy power shortens odds on bojo scrapping backstop

As Boris Johnson’s trip over to the continent has continued to attract attention from UK media, Paddy Power has shortened its odds on whether BoJo can secure a deal with Angela Merkel where a backstop doesn’t exist, despite her outlining

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codere secures hard rock mexican market joint venture

Spanish business news sources report that Bolsa Madrid gambling group Codere SA has signed a joint-venture agreement with Hard Rock International, which will see both companies develop new gaming properties within Mexico. The joint-venture will begin with Codere and Hard

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strong b2b italian performance sees playtech plc confident of delivering on 2019 targets

Publishing its 2019 interim results (period ending 30 June) the governance of Playtech Plc underlines its confidence on delivering on full-year expectations and strategic targets. Recording a 68% increase in group revenues to €736 million (H12018: €436m), Playtech highlights growth

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betfair australia to launch exchange on hong kong racing

Flutter Entertainment’s Betfair Australia has confirmed that it will be launching a new betting exchange on horse races in Hong Kong, despite not being sanctioned by the Jockey Club.  Set to begin on 1 September, which coincides with the start

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ssbts to propel playtechs retail football turnover

Self-service betting terminals (SSBTs) provided by Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) are expected to help PBS ‘break records’ in terms of retail football turnover due to a growth in the terminals’ popularity.  The growth, according to PBS, has largely been attributed

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ceuta launches betonceuta conference targeting igaming transfers

The executive of Ceuta, Spain’s autonomous city based in the north coast of Africa boarding Morocco has confirmed that it will launch its first online gambling function ‘BetonCeuta’, introducing business leaders to the jurisdiction, which seeks to become a new

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industry urged to rethink esports advertising practices provisions

UK bookmakers have been urged to rethink their advertising strategy with regards to displaying marketing inventory targeting esports tournaments/events. A report commissioned by cross-party thinktank Demos and the Department of Management at the University of Bristol, calls for greater use

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fanduel founders renew 120m compensation claim against flutter entertainment

Nigel and Lesley Eccles, the enterprise founders of US fantasy sports operator FanDuel are reported to be renewing their legal challenge against Flutter Entertainment Plc (formerly Paddy Power Betfair), in relation to the FTSE firm’s $465 million takeover of FanDuel

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2019 realities see catena diversify strategy verticals

Publishing its interim H1 2019 results (period ending 30 June), the governance of Catena Media Plc details that the company is ‘working hard to adapt to new market conditions’ facing all industry incumbents. The Stockholm-listed affiliate marketing network, reports tough

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