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Sports Betting News - Archive 2008-10
Greek Betting Outlets Opened by Stanleybet International

One company is working their way into the betting market in Greece. Stanleybet International is moving into the Greek gambling market by opening two retail outlets that will specialize in football betting and seasonal sporting events. One store will be opened in Athens and the other in Thessalonica. (30/10)

Bet24 Hires New Chief Executive Officer

Bet24, an online gambling operator has hired a new Chief Executive Officer. Maria Karlsson has been appointed the new job title. Lotto Lindquist-Brosjö held the job for two years and has now decided to leave the company to pursue other business interests. (28/10)

NBA Bets Now Allowed at Palms Casino

The Palms casino has been in operation since 2001 and in that time period the casino has never been allowed to take NBA bets at their sports book. That is until now. This past Thursday the NBA board of governors voted unanimously to allow the Palms, run by the Maloof family, to accept bets on NBA games except those that involve the Kings NBA Team. (24/10)

2009 Conference Dates Set for BetMarkets

BetMarkets conference was created by Clarion Gaming and powered by Best Gaming Technology and was designed to provide a platform for international sports betting professionals to network and learn from one another. The 2008 conference had a great turnout so the 2009 conference dates have now been released. (22/10)

William Hill Sees Growth in Business; Strikes Deal with Playtech

William Hill, the online betting operator, casino, poker and online bingo provider, has reported the company has had a strong third quarter. William Hill has also stated that they have seen “little evidence” that the slow economy has affected their business. (20/10)

Derby Chairman Unconcerned about Match-fixing Allegations

Adam Pearson, Derby Chairman, has stated that he is not concerned about the allegations being made toward the Derby’s 2-1 victory over Norwich. The Football Association has received documents showing extraordinary betting patterns in the Asian market so now many believed the match was fixed. (16/10)

BettingStar24 Website Bought by TouchBet Limited

TouchBet Limited is a high-end betting exchange supplier. The Company recently announced they have acquired the BettingStar24 website. As its name sounds, BettingStar24 is a sports betting website. TouchBet Limited will be running the site from their operations in Malta. (13/10)

Madrid Sports Betting License Awarded to Betbull Bwin JV

Betbull plc and bwin Interactive Entertainment joined together last year to form Betbull bwin Espana SA, a Spanish business venture. Since that time the company has been trying to receive a betting license in the province of Madrid. The company has now secured that license and can now begin their branded stores and third party points of sale under the w1nners brand. (09/10)

Viva Macau Releases Sportsbook

Viva Macau is a relatively new online gambling website. The company has been adding new information and content to their website since launching earlier this year. The most recent addition to the site is the Viva Macau Sportsbook. The Sportsbook was created to help new customers understand betting on sports and hosting betting opportunities for their customers. (07/10)

NBA Referee Report Clean of Additional Scandal

The NBA recently released the results of a review that was conducted after the Tim Donaghy scandal. The NBA officiating program was subject to a review by Lawrence B. Pedowitz, a former chief of the Criminal Division in the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Pedowitz was appointed to review the league by the NBA and was to make recommendations on his findings. (03/10)

Betezy Teams up with Gold Coast Titans

The Gold Coast Titans announced yesterday that they have teamed up with Betezy, with an agreement that should earn up to $3 million for the Titans in the next three years. Michael Searle, the Titan Chief Executive, revealed the deal with Betezy and stated that the online betting revenue could completely compensate for the loss from many of the clubs for league funding. (01/10)

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