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stats perform appoints nick cockerill to lead sportsbook innovation unit

Stats Perform has appointed former Sky Betting & Gaming technology veteran Nick Cockerill as its new Group VP of Sports Betting Products.  Cockerill joined Stats Perform this February to head up the betting innovation arm of Stats Perform, for which

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jdigital debuts problem gambling therapy helpline with fejar

Jdigital has signed a ‘collaborative agreement’ with Spanish problem-gambling therapist FEJAR, which will see its members promote a new treatment support freephone helpline (tel- 900 533 025) across their digital inventories.  The Spanish online gambling trade association has revealed that

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betting shops could reopen on 12 april says prime minister

Betting shops are hoping to reopen their doors in mid-April after Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid out his ‘roadmap’ for the UK’s COVID recovery, with adult gaming centres, bingo halls and casinos scheduled to follow on 17 May. In a

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codere denies novomatic interest in online business

Codere SA has rejected Spanish news reports that it has entered into negotiations to sell a majority 51% stake of its online gambling unit to Austrian conglomerate Novomatic. The Bolsa Madrid-registered gambling group instantly refuted a news article published by

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uk government releases latest sport winter survival package tranche

The UK government has released the second tranche of funding as part of the Sport Winter Survival Package, which will designate women’s sport as a priority. In November last year, the government assembled a winter rescue package – consisting largely

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grandmaster carlsen leads team kindred at the fide corporate chess championship

Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen will represent ‘Team Kindred’ at the inaugural edition of the ‘FIDE Online World Corporate Chess Championships’.  This weekend (19-21 February), world chess governing body FIDE will host its first corporate championships with a reported 288 company

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bgc calls for reopening of gambling industry after lockdown

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) insists that retail betting shops and casinos must be allowed to reopen when the UK begins to exit its most recent national lockdown. Over 44,000 people in the UK are employed in betting shops

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parimatch maintains esports status with team spirit extension

Betting technology company Parimatch has maintained its strong market position in esports by extending its cooperative partnership with Team Spirit. Under the terms of the contract, Parimatch will remain the title partner of Team Spirit  – which is one of

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an expanding alternative the rise of virtual sports in italy and across the world

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in the popularity of virtual sports as a betting commodity throughout 2020 and into 2021, as real world competitions moved behind closed doors or were postponed altogether. This has occurred globally, but

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svenska spel appoints christina kilstrom as tur sales and marketing director

Svenska Spel has appointed Christina Kilström as its new Head of Sales and Marketing of its ‘Tur‘ lottery and games division. Kilström joins Svenska Spel’s senior management having most recently served as marketing and communications director of the ‘Stockholmsmässan‘ exhibition center

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