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veikkaus finland confirms regina sippel as inbound cfo

Continuing it’s executive team restructure, Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has confirmed the inbound appointment of Regina Sippel as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A fresh industry executive, Sippel joins Veikkaus leadership team from LSE listed UK travel group Thomas Cook,

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betfred extends rugby leagues championship and league 1 sponsorship

Betfred has strengthened its commitment to the Rugby League’s Championship and League 1 competitions after extending its sponsorship with the tournaments for a further two years.  As part of the sponsorship extension, the bookmaker has pledged to ‘more than double’

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bookmaker efficiencies key to wagers success

The use of certain bookmaker efficiencies is the key to conquering betting’s ‘social wagering conundrum’ according to Elliot Robinson, co-founder of London-based social betting start-up Wager. Having launched its newest product on 9 August, the mobile-based betting app has continued

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no deal brexit trading hits lowest trading price on betfair exchange

Following Boris Johnson’s controversial decision to prorogue parliament next month, the Betfair Exchange reports that the odds of a ‘no-deal Brexit’ are being traded at their lowest prices this year.  Odds of a no-deal scenario have now been priced at

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gambling reform presents multiple obstacles for zelensky the entertainer

Industry stakeholders are monitoring the movements of newly installed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky closely, as dialog arises of Ukraine overturning its prohibitive gambling code. Since 2009, Ukraine has operated under the ‘Prohibition of Gambling Law’ mandate first sanctioned by the

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ascot in talks over three year extension to itv partnership

The current agreement between ITV and Ascot Racecourse has been brought into the spotlight after it has been reported that the broadcaster has asked Ascot to come to a decision over whether it will agree to a three-year partnership extension. 

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egba continues to fight against norway payment blocks

Despite failing in an initial legal case in Norway earlier this week, the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has expressed its confidence in succeeding in its ‘main case’ against the Norwegian Ministry of Culture in Oslo District Court. The

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betdaq rolls out 0 commission offer on tennis bets ahead of us open

The betting exchange launched the same offer earlier in the year for the Wimbledon tournament, which saw a 307% year-on-year increase in matched bets, while active users were boosted substantially by 89% in comparison to 2018. Betdaq Head of Marketing Mark

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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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