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Snooker’s Lee guilty of betting-related corruption

News Professional snooker player Stephen Lee faces a possible life ban from the sport after he was found guilty of betting-related match-fixing at an independent tribunal yesterday. The ...
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Microgaming, Playtech to require UK licence

News All gambling software suppliers and B2B network providers powering UK-facing websites will require Gambling Commission licences from next year to continue doing so, the regulator has ...
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UK footballers charged in Oz match-fixing probe

Industry Australian police have busted an alleged football match-fixing ring centred upon a team playing in the second tier of the Australian league. Six individuals have been charged with five ...
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UK consults on protection of player funds

News The Gambling Commission has opened a consultation into the standards of protection for player funds it will require of online gambling operators next year when it assumes regulatory ...
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“Gaming” more acceptable than “gambling” to consumers

News Consumers are more inclined to bet online if the activity is referred to as “gaming” rather than “gambling”, a forthcoming study has found. US academics Ashlee Humphreys from ...
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Betfred kicks off £10m UK campaign with “Personal Carnival”

News Betfred has unveiled the first fruits of a £10m UK marketing push under the You’ll Love a Bit of Betfred strapline. Developed with Manchester-headquarted creative agency BJL, the ...
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Mobile helps brings in new players for 32Red

News Around a third of 32Red’s new players used its mobile casino in the first half of 2013, the online casino specialist has revealed. The mobile channel grew by 157% during in the six ...
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Mobile casino player lands world-record £3.7m win

Winners A mobile casino player has landed a jackpot of more than £3.7m, believed to be the largest of its kind across the online gambling industry to date. The pay-out of £3,744,513 on Microgaming’s ...
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Spanish online gambling market declines 10%

News The regulated Spanish online gambling market contracted during the last quarter, new figures from local regulator the DGOJ have confirmed. Licensed dot.es operators generated gross ...
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EP igaming resolution offers few positives for operators

News The European Parliament today adopted a resolution on igaming that effectively upholds the rights of Member States to close off their gambling markets to licensed private sector igaming ...
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Betfair switches financials provider

News Betfair is to complete the switchover of its Tradefair financial trading service to a platform provided by GFT Markets in December. The betting exchange has notified its long-standing ...
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Gib industry body joins EU lobby group

News The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association, which represents just about all of the UK’s major online operators. has become the first national member of EU lobby group the European ...
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bwin.party relaunches Partypoker

News bwin.party has completed the much-anticipated and delayed overhaul of its flagship Partypoker product. The brand new client went live in dot.com markets including the UK late last week, ...
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Italy approves ban on new gambling businesses by “mistake”

News The Italian government suffered a humiliating knock-back on its gambling policy yesterday when the Senate approved a motion imposing a moratorium on all new gambling businesses in Italy ...
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Hills to axe Sportingbet, Centrebet brands down under

News The boss of William Hill has confirmed his preference to launch under its own brand in Australia, phasing out the Sportingbet and Centrebet brands under which it currently operates ...
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