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Inspired Partners with OPAP to Join Greek Virtual Sports Market

Inspired has recently entered the Greek virtual sports market, via a deal with lottery operator, OPAP. The agreement will enable the leading worldwide supplier to deliver its full suite of products to the operator online, and across its retail locations, of which there are more than 4,000. The process is slated to begin in early 2017. While the process will be...

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Tabcorp Named Official Betting Partner of Australian UFC in Multi-Year Contract

Australian wagering, gaming and keno operator, Tabcorp, has just entered into a multi-year deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in Australia. The agreement is through its Tab.com.au brand, and officially labels the company an official betting partner. Tabcorp serves as an entertainment group which strives to deliver first-class entertainment to i...

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Paul Cherry of Ladbrokes Australia to Move up to CEO Position

A new CEO has been announced for Ladbrokes Australia, set to become official early next year, and the recent appointment comes from within the company. Former chief operating officer, Paul Cherry, will be moving up in the ranks, taking Dean Shannon's spot, who has made the decision to step down for personal matters. After selling Bookmaker.com.au to Ladbrokes...

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Premier League clubs break transfer spending record

The current twenty Premier League clubs spent 1.165 billion pounds during the summer transfer window, with over 155 million splashed out just one transfer deadline day. Last year's record was 870 million pounds, but this year over 1 billion pounds had been spent before the final day of the transfer window. Moreover, 13 of the 20 Premier League clubs have broken t...

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Ladbrokes Lengthens Relationship with MRC

The British-based betting and gambling company, and world leader in online betting and gaming, Ladbrokes, has announced that its partnership with Australia's Melbourne Racing Cup (MRC) has been extended. Ladbrokes became the official corporate bookmaker and sponsor of the race back in October of 2015, replacing William Hill. The extension will include naming r...

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New BetStars Chief

A new managing director has just been named for Rational Group's BetStars sportsbook brand. Fulfilling this position, and taking control of the sports betting business is Zeno Ossko, who is all set to join the team on September 12th of 2016, and will relocate to the BetStars headquarters on the Isle of Man. Further duties include being responsible for the perform...

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Tempobet Teams up with Spain's Two Biggest Football Clubs

Offering the highest odds on major European Football Leagues, online gaming operator, Tempobet has signed a contract with two renowned, Spanish football clubs, Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona. The two have partnered up in a six-figure deal, which will see the football clubs advertising both Tempobet and Tempocasino on their grounds throughout the entire season....

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Betway Named Official Betting Partner of Five Clubs Within Bundesliga

In order to strengthen its brand in Germany, one of the world's leading betting and gaming companies, Betway, has made the proper arrangements to be named the official betting partner of five different clubs within Bundesliga, the second-highest football league in Germany. More specifically, Betway has inked deals with Eintracht Braunschweig, Union Berlin, FC...

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Bet365 Faces Legal Action Over Failure to Pay £54,000 Winnings

One of the world's leading online gambling groups, Bet365 have found themselves amidst yet another controversy - this time, they are facing legal action over a failure to transfer a £54,000 balance to one of their customers bank accounts, even though they have received repeated requests over the last couple of months. The unnamed female gambler claims she had no...

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Bet365 Receives a $2.75 Million Penalty for Misleading Australian Players

In the aftermath of a huge scandal involving false free money offers, the self-proclaimed largest gambling company in the world - Bet365 was charged and convicted for misleading Australian gamblers and fined with a $2.75 million penalty - an amount deemed by Rod Sims, chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, as an ''appropriate'' punishment...

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Daily Fantasy Sports To Be Legalized as Games of Skill

Despite playing fantasy sports for money being considered legal by federal law, both in the United States and Canada, a dispute somehow managed to erupt last fall in New York and then quickly spread to other states, when Eric T. Schneiderman, the New York State attorney general declared fantasy sports illegal and demanded DraftKings and FanDuel to cease their act...

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Bulgarian Basketball Partners with Sportradar to Combat Match-Fixing

In order to protect the integrity of competition, the Bulgarian Basketball Federation has announced its partnership with renowned security service, Sportradar, to monitor online betting operations. Sportradar's Fraud Detection System (FDS) is in place to oversee live betting on over 450 betting operators for over 240 regular season and playoff matches for both th...

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Serie A: Chinese company takes over Inter Milan

A big Chinese retail company has reached an agreement to buy 69% of Serie A club Inter Milan. Suning Commerce Group Co Ltd will have to pay 220 million pounds for the majority stake, while the whole deal will reach 590 million pounds. Former Inter owner Erick Thohir will remain in charge as club president and will still own 31% of the shares. "Suning will inje...

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BetConstruct and LVbet Strike Sportsbook Deal

BetConstruct and LVbet.com have just collaborated with one another in a deal that will see the online gaming and sports betting software, offering up its sports betting solutions to the online casino. LVbet has a sportsbook in the works, and BetConstruct has agreed to provide live odds on more than 50 sports, via its Odds feed Service. As a result, customers w...

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Greek Gaming Operator, OPAP, Gets New CEO

OPAP has given the title of chief executive officer to Damian Cope, who will fill this position, beginning on July 1st, 2016. The Greek gaming operator hopes to fortify its senior management team. Cope has an impressive history of experience, having worked 18 years in the gambling industry. Prior to being appointed for this position, Cope served as a managing...

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Nevada Bookie Accused of Cheating Punters Out of Winnings

The operator of numerous sportsbooks in Las Vegas, CG Technology, has attracted the attention of the Nevada Gaming Control Board for shorting approximately 20,000 punters a total of $700,000 in winnings. The gaming board officially filed a complaint on Monday, which claims that there was an additional $100,000 or so over paid on 11,000 parlay wagers over the c...

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Football: Chinese businessman Tony Xia buys Aston Villa

Chinese businessman Dr Tony Xia has reached an agreement to buy relegated Premier League club Aston Villa for 60 million pounds. The deal will have to be approved by the Football League, but if it goes through Xia would own 100% of the club and would also become its chairman. The former owner, American billionaire Randy Lerner, had bought the club in 2006 for 62....

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William Hill US Collaborates with Eldorado Resorts

Since 2012, William Hill US has served as an operator for Eldorado Resort Casino's race and sportsbook, and now it will be supplying services to two additional casinos in Reno: Silver Legacy Resort Casino and Circus Circus Hotel Casino. Branch of the UK bookmaker, William Hill US, has just recently made a deal with Eldorado Resorts, allowing William Hill to su...

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DFS Discussion Planned for Amsterdam Affiliate Conference

The Daily Fantasy Sports industry continues to be major topic of discussion in 2016. While the US struggles with the legalities of it all, the European market wonders whether there's a place for it in regions where sports betting is legal. Despite the debates leading US operators are progressing and they've moved beyond the American market and straight into the...

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CrownBet Pays Up Over $20K for Illegal Activity

CrownBet, online betting platform and partner of AFL, has been accused of illegal advertising in New South Wales (NSW). The company was convicted on April 21st on five separate counts of issuing illegal betting advertisements, simultaneously influencing gambling to the NSW community. Advertisements were published on the company's website, boasting a bonus reward...

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