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VSoftCo – Sponsor Profile – #bofcon2017

SBC caught up with Simon Westbury, Managing Director for Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May) sponsor VSoftCo, to discuss his company’s approach to virtual sports betting, why he was attracted to the event and which parts of the Stamford Bridge

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Willkommen DFS…DraftKings launches in Germany

Continuing its planned European market expansion, US daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings has launched its services in Germany. The DFS operator enters the German sports market, through its recently secured Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) ‘Controlled Skill Games Licence’ which

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Matt Risdale joins Camelot as group corporate communications lead

UK National Lottery operator Camelot Group (Camelot) is set to gain a new head of corporate communications as PR Veteran Matt Risdale joins the firm’s leadership ranks. Last week, Risdale confirmed to UK media news sources that he was joining

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Kindred Group looks at how AI can help detect problem gambling

Earlier this month, Kindred Futures co-hosted a roundtable session in London exploring opportunities around how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to detect early signs of problem gambling. Kindred Futures, the innovation arm for Kindred Group (formerly Unibet Group), initiated

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‘Flying Finn’ Häkkinen joins Unibet Ambassadors

Ahead of this weekend’s start of the 2017 Formula One season (Australian Grand Prix – 26 March), European bookmaker Unibet (Kindred Group) has appointed former F1 World Champion racer Mika Häkkinen as its new Brand Ambassador. Known as ‘the Flying Finn’,

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Perform launches In-Play Facts in partnership with Bettorlogic

Sports media rights distributor Perform Group (Perform), has announced the launch of its ‘In-Play Facts’ product in partnership with betting markets software supplier Bettorlogic. Adding new features to its client betting portfolio and powered using Perform RunningBall, the new In-Play

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TXODDS confirms sponsorship deal with British Boxing champion

UK-based sports betting data provider TXODDS has confirmed its first ever sponsorship deal with undefeated British and Commonwealth middleweight champion, Tommy Langford. Already a supplier of real time odds data and statistics to leading betting organisations and professionals, TXODDS hopes

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Betfair – Chocolate Digestives & Chocolate Hobnobs priced as ‘World Cup of Biscuits’ market favourites

Betfair has priced Chocolate Digestives as its current 6/4 market favourite to win BBC’s Comic Relief 2017 ‘World Cup of Biscuits’. Presented by ‘Pointless’ co-host Richard Osman, this year’s Comic Relief show (starting 7 pm BBC Channels) seeks to find

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RMG secures record broadcast coverage for Saturday’s $30 million Dubai World Cup

Continuing its broadcast partnership with Meydan Racing Course Dubai, Racecourse Media Group (RMG) will showcase the $30 million Dubai World Cup (Saturday 25 March), the racing fixture referred to as the ‘world’s richest race day’. Updating the market, RMG informs

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OPAP Greece speeds up infrastructure plan with €200 million bond issue

Greek gambling operator OPAP, will speed up its internal investment plans having secured a €200 million bond issue, through Greek and foreign investors.  The bond will provide the company with the funds needed to carry out its ambitious video lottery terminals

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