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Worldpay predict betting surge ahead of election

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The global leader in payments, Worldpay, has predicted a 40% increase in online gambling activity ahead of the UK General Election on Thursday, 8 June, 2017.   Worldpay claims it is expecting a significant boost in online betting volumes as political gambling takes a hold of the UK ahead of this year’s general election. The data, taking into account the increase in...

Election reprieve for Britiain’s bookmakers

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A snap UK election has postponed the inevitable regulatory assault on FOBTs, affording bookmakers more time to adjust and recoup. The prospect will however continue to weigh heavy on the industry’s dealmakers.   A snap general election has given British bookmakers a timely reprieve, maybe weeks, probably months, before a regulatory crackdown on gaming machines will be announced. The triennial review of...