Gambling News 14th August, 2015

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BETWAY DARTS SPONSORSHIP GENERATES HIGH PUBLICITY

14th August, 2015 at 19:58:36
Rotterdam to host Betway Premier League Night in 2016 with darts' widest-reaching tournament.

The Betway Premier League darts sponsorship will break new ground in 2016 with the tournament's first visit to the Netherlands, and the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam is set to join the UK and Ireland's biggest venues in hosting the sport's widest-reaching event.

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BETFAIR IN SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH SOUTHAMPTON

14th August, 2015 at 19:58:36
English Premier League club selects online betting firm as an official betting partner.

Online gambling group Betfair has signed a sponsorship agreement with English Premier League football club Southampton, giving it access to promotional opportunities which will include Southampton's "Predict a Score" facility, which permits Saints fans to make predictions on results and key elements in a game.

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LACK OF GROWTH IS DRIVING CONSOLIDATION IN U.K. GAMBLING INDUSTRY

14th August, 2015 at 19:58:36
London analyst discusses prospects for Ladbrokes, Coral, William Hill, Betfair and Playtech.

Discussing the UK gambling industry in a Proactive Investors interview Friday, Market analyst Stephen Schutte said a lack of growth is the main driving force behind the wave of consolidation deals among UK bookmakers, and that smart bookmakers ensure they have digital as well as land-based operations.

Full Story: Lack Of Growth Is Driving Consolidation In U.k. Gambling Industry »

NEW BETSAFE ADVERT CUTS TO THE CHASE

14th August, 2015 at 08:24:31
Confrontational strategy adopted by operator in television advert.

Online gambling operator Betsafe is upfront that it is in business to prosper in its latest television advertisement, produced by the Swedish CP+B creative agency and adopting a confrontational strategy that players don't always win.

Full Story: New Betsafe Advert Cuts To The Chase »

U.K. GAMBLING COMMISSION WORKS WITH BRIT POLICE ON ADVERTISING STRATEGY

14th August, 2015 at 08:24:31
Collaboration reduces the number of illegal operator adverts on questionable websites.

The UK Gambling Commission has developed a collaborative tactic with the British police force's Operation Creative - an initiative by the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) which takes action against websites that direct the public to companies offering illegal or pirated online gambling, films, music and books.

Full Story: U.k. Gambling Commission Works With Brit Police On Advertising Strategy »

WILL MEXICO FINALLY MANAGE TO SORT OUT GAMBLING REGULATION THIS YEAR?

14th August, 2015 at 08:24:31
Online and land gambling sectors will be affected by new laws...but it's taking longer than anticipated.

The political approval of new gambling laws in Mexico seems to be taking a remarkably long time to achieve, but at least one industry expert feels that there is a chance it could be concluded this year.

Full Story: Will Mexico Finally Manage To Sort Out Gambling Regulation This Year? »

MR GREEN RESULTS ALL HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

14th August, 2015 at 08:24:31
A good second quarter for online casino enterprise.

Online casino operator Mr Green reported continued second quarter growth this week, highlighting:

Full Story: Mr Green Results All Headed In The Right Direction »