Betfred has agreed a deal to become the new title sponsor of the English Super League rugby league club competition.
Coral has agreed to become the title sponsor of this year’s English Open snooker world ranking event.
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Australian betting company Tabcorp has entered into a partnership with mixed martial arts promoter the Ultimate fighting Championship (UFC).
Ladbrokes has agreed a deal to become the new title sponsor of the 2016 Rugby League Four Nations.
Ladbrokes has renewed its title sponsorship of the World Grand Prix and Players Championship snooker world ranking events.
Ladbrokes has agreed a deal to become the new official betting partner for the Football Association of Ireland (FAI).
The Senet Group has appointed George Kidd as its new chief executive.
William Hill has acquired betting and gaming digital solutions company Grand Parade for £13.5 million (€16 million/$17.9 million).
Sportsbet has been recognised as the most prominent betting brand in Australia, with 85% of punters in the country aware of the firm.
Betfred has cited the impact of increased UK gaming taxes and lower margins as the main reasons behind a significant year-on-year drop in profit during the 12 months to September 27, 2015.
Dermot Desmond, a prominent shareholder in Ladbrokes, has failed in his appeal against the company’s planned merger with rival operator Gala Coral.
The Fruit Machine, a new multi-channel game, has been launched by slots and table games supplier Realistic Games.
Betfred has agreed a deal to become the new title sponsor of the Scottish League Cup domestic club football competition.
Betfred has renewed its title sponsorship of the World Snooker Championship through to the 2019 edition of the tournament.
North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) has said that gambling firms will not be able to advertise through the league’s new jersey sponsorship scheme.
Recently merged Paddy Power Betfair is said to be considering dropping one of its media agencies as part of an ongoing synergy drive.
Paddy Power Betfair has promoted Ken Robertson to the new role of advertising director.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered William Hill not to repeat two ‘risk-free’ betting promotions it ran in December after ruling that the adverts were “unclear and contradictory”.
Ladbrokes has entered into a sponsorship deal with Australian National Rugby League (NRL) club the Gold Coast Titans.