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British media deaf to decline in gambling figures

Media Newspapers
Revelations that both problem gambling and participation are either flat or falling in the UK have done nothing to correct the barrage of negative headlines which promulgate the opposite. Warwick Bartlett, CEO…

Catena Media see increased number of shares and votes

Stock exchange
The number of shares and votes in Catena Media plc amounts to 54,455,373 shares and votes following a directed share issue of 63,904 shares. The firm, which provides companies with online lead generation, has, as announced on 17 April 2018, resolved on a directed share issue of 63,904 shares as payment of part of the purchase price for acquired assets...

Business and media show support for Gaming Africa

Curtis Roach Gaming Africa Event
Gaming Africa, the two day conference which runs across the 24th and 25th October in Johannesburg, has attracted the support of 49 organisations comprising commercial, trade association and media sponsors.   The first edition of the free-to-attend event, organised by Clarion Gaming, will feature commercial sponsors BetConstruct, FSB, GLI, Kiron Interactive and Sirplay. Gaming Africa’s supporting partners comprise the European Casino...

From BBi to iGT – GB Media on the name of the game

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GB Media discusses its rebranding and how, despite its new name, it will maintain the same ethic it’s become renowned for within the industry for over 15 years.   Some of our more alert readers will notice a difference to the masthead this month. Nothing significant, just a switch from Betting Business to iGaming Times. Reason? Moving with the industry, a resonance...

Betway finds Love of the Game in new campaign

BBI - Betway Love of The Game Ad
Betway, the global betting site, is launching a new advertising campaign created by Above+Beyond under the “For the Love of the Game” platform.   The second campaign by the agency for Betway takes its lead from the golden age of cinema and will feature 30 second TV commercials, as well as online video adverts in multiple time lengths; digital and press...

Middlesbrough partners with Coral for three seasons

Betting Business Coral Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough Football Club has confirmed it will continue to work with the leading bookmaker Coral for three seasons as the club’s new Official Partner. The new partnership has been formed off the back of a number of successful commercial activities carried out by the Club and Coral last season. Coral will provide betting services at The Riverside Stadium on every match-day...

FA ends Ladbrokes sponsorship deal early

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Following last month’s board decision to cut ties with betting companies, the Football Association has pulled out of a four-year sponsorship deal with Ladbrokes, after just one year.   Headed by FA chairman Greg Clarke, the decision was reached after a three-month review of the governing body’s links to the betting industry. In a statement, FA chief executive Martin Glenn said: “We...

RoboCop upholds the law in Playtech’s latest slot

BBi - Playtech RoboCop
The iconic 1980s movie character RoboCop is now the crime-fighting hero in a brand new online slot game from Playtech. Playtech has worked in partnership with MGM Interactive Inc. (MGM), a subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., to launch its new RoboCop slot game. The game is based on the iconic 1980s classic movie that tells the story of bionic policeman ‘Murphy’ who...

Zitro history detailed in “emotional” video by Oritz

Zitro Oritz video
The president of Zitro, Johnny Oritz, unveiled an “emotional” video recording the company’s 10-year history at the opening of Zitro Experience in Mexico.   During the presentation of Zitro Experience last week in Mexico, Zitro broadcasted the opening video of the event which includes an emotional narration by its president, Johnny Ortiz, about the history of Zitro. Recounting his professional career, from...

Investec Derby to air live to 500 million+ audience

BBi - Investec Derby
Britain’s richest ever race to be shown live in skies and on seas via Sport 24 and on NBC in the US   The Investec Derby from Epsom Downs Racecourse in the UK will be available live to an audience reach of circa 550 million on Saturday, with first-time broadcasters including Sport 24 (airlines and cruise lines) and NBC Sports (US). This...

Juegos Miami wins widespread gaming media support

Casino Review, Betting Business, Kate Chambers, Juegos Miami media
16 gaming media from throughout Latin/South America, as well as colleagues in Europe and North America, will be in attendance and reporting on events taking place at Juegos Miami which runs across May 31st – June 2nd at The Biltmore, Miami. The C-Level gaming event, which is in its second year, has attracted widespread support from the community of gaming...

Playtech goes all American for new TV-themed slot

BB - Playtech American Dad slot
The animated TV comedy, American Dad!, is the basis of the newest slot title from Playtech,the world’s leading Omni-channel gaming software, systems and services supplier.   Playtech has launched a premium-branded and officially licensed slot game based on the award-winning animated sitcom, American Dad! The new five-reel, 40-line slot game features all the show’s Smith family members alongside their “wacky” friends and...

Gaming media to support ICE in record numbers

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ICE 2017 (February 7 –9, ExCeL Centre, London) is set to be one of the most reported on events in gaming industry history, with an unprecedented 42 accredited media organisations taking their own stand space and a total of 130 journalists and publishers expected to attend the world’s biggest business-to-business, gaming technology event.   Kate Chambers, Managing Director of Clarion’s Gaming...

William Hill signs UK and SA horseracing broadcast deal

Betting Business William Hill media rights
William Hill has completed a media rights deal with The Racing Partnership (TRP) allowing them to broadcast a range of British and South African races within their betting shops.   The deal represents the first time that William Hill has purchased betting shop media rights without the use of an intermediary party. The deal with TRP, a joint venture between Arena Racing...

Racing UK partners with Hong Kong Jockey Club for exclusive coverage deal

Betting Business Racing UK Hong Kong Jockey Club
A new partnership will see Racing UK become the only channel in the UK and Ireland to watch Hong Kong racing.   Racing UK has confirmed it will be the only channel to show Hong Kong racing in HD in the UK and Ireland following an exclusive partnership with Hong Kong Jockey Club. Racecourse Media Group claimed it will be adding 63...

SIS and FACT welcome intellectual property theft conviction

Betting Business SIS FACT Sports horse
A Norfolk man has been sentenced to 12 months for selling devices providing illegal access to the sports channels of leading betting and gaming supplier SIS.   William Marston, trading as Billie the Bookmaker, was given a custodial sentence at Norwich Crown Court on 28th October after admitting selling unauthorised decoders adapted to enable access to encrypted transmissions between December 2013...

Racecourse Media Group pays out £80m in 2015 broadcast fees

Racecourse Media Group Broadcast fees
Racecourse Media Group confirmed that it has paid £80m (E101m) in media rights to its 34 syndicated UK racetracks throughout 2015, representing an eight percent increase on media pay-outs for the previous year generated from licence fees of racing broadcast owners. Presenting its figures, RMG governance confirmed that 66.3m race video-streams were generated via bet to view, up from 51.8m...

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