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Matchbook.com
Sports News

Matchbook and Brentford Football Club Increase Sponsorship Deal

Matchbook.com, the sports betting exchange, has announced that it will be continuing its sponsorship of the Brentwood Football Club, a second-tier English Championship club. Matchbook and Brentwood FC have worked together this past year, and have plans to work more closely together in the 2015-16 season. The new agreement has the Matchbook.com brand appearing on… Keep Reading

BetOffice News
Sports News

Derby Games and WEG Expand in Canadian Market

Derby Games, the US-based pari-mutual horse racing company, has entered into a partnership agreement with Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) in order to expand into the Canadian market. The agreement will give Canadian punters the opportunity to access online horse racing for those races that include both thoroughbred and standardbred live cards from WEG. The agreement… Keep Reading

666Bet
Sports News

666Bet Officially Shuts Down

666Bet began operations in April last year. By March this year, the new sports betting company was instructed to close its virtual doors, and suspend operations. The company has now been shut down after an Alderney court ruled that it needed to liquidate its assets and halt any ongoing operations. In March, the UK Gambling… Keep Reading

BetOffice News
Casino News

888 Expected to Make Final Bid on bwin.party

As GVC is poised to take over the bwin.party gaming operator, 888 has indicated that it still intends to put in a final bid to acquire the company. 888 originally made a bid for the ailing gaming operator in May this year. GVC, in collaboration with Amaya Gaming, the Canadian gaming company, had also put… Keep Reading

32Red Casino
Casino News

32Red Acquires Roxy Palace Online Casino

The Roxy Palace online casino has been bought out by 32Red. The acquisition has been confirmed, having been finalized for a total amount of £8.4 million, equivalent to $13 million or €11.8 million. Of the £8.4 million, £2 million of the deal will be a cash consideration, with the rest of the value being paid… Keep Reading

Playtech
Casino News

Second Biggest Playtech Progressive Jackpot Payout

Playtech has paid out a number of winnings that have crossed the million mark. The highest win to have been paid out from a Playtech online casino progressive jackpot slot game, Beach Life, was £4.4 million that was won in February 2012. The gaming software provider has just had its second biggest hit in its… Keep Reading

Rank Group
Casino News

Rank Group’s Appeal Overturned in Supreme Court

The Rank Group had taken its case regarding a VAT (Value Added Taxation) dispute to the UK Supreme Court. The group had claimed that it had overpaid VAT on some of its gaming machines between 2002 and 2005. The dispute amounted to a sum of almost £31 million for slots gaming machines at Mecca Bingo… Keep Reading

Great Yarmouth
Sports News

Racing to Resume at Great Yarmouth in August

The Great Yarmouth Racecourse has had racing suspended for some time. A recent review of the racetrack’s surface conditions was completed by the Arena Racing company. The conditions of the track have improved, and racing will soon resume. After a meeting took place between the Arena Racing Company and the Great Yarmouth Racecourse, a decision… Keep Reading

GVC Holdings
Casino News

Advanced Takeover Talks Between bwin.party and GVC

GVC Holdings and bwin.party Digital Entertainment have moved forward in the takeover process. The Aim-listed competitors have both released statements regarding the takeover, and while there is still a chance that it could fall through, it looks as if GVC’s takeover bid has been accepted. GVC has offered to buy out the ailing bwin.party for… Keep Reading

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