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Betting partnership could see greyhound punters win as big as the bookies



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Maltese owned brand are “delighted and honoured” to go into business with a, a UK company owned brand that is bringing an end to the practice of closing the accounts of punters who become too successful.

Darren Moore, director of Betting Gods Malta Ltd, says its new strategic partnership with UK based E-Tote Ltd – owner of greyhound betting site – also has the scope to raise the profile of greyhound racing for generations to come.

Betting Gods has been providing professional betting tips on Greyhound racing since 2015 and other sports since early 2014.

Mr Moore says his company’s new partnership with 24Dogs, a UK Gambling Commission licensed sportsbook operator, which was founded in 2001, comes at a time when a positive shift in the betting industry is taking place.

He believes this shift will bring about more openness and fairness to customers, putting punters on a par with bookies in terms of their potential for higher returns on their bets.

Punters are becoming increasingly fed up of being restricted by how much they can stake or win online,” said Moore.

Year upon year bookies are reporting multi-million pound profits, but the average punter who dares to win more than he or she loses has their accounts closed or restricted.

We’re delighted and honoured to partner with 24Dogs, who state they will never limit customers other than in accordance with responsible gambling practices.

It is a clear sign and positive shift in the betting industry. We hope that other companies can learn from this openness and willingness to be fair to all customers.

Describing the new partnership with 24Dogs as a positive step forward for greyhound racing, the Betting Gods boss added: “It is also great for the industry of greyhound racing.

The dedicated betting platform of 24Dogs has the scope to drastically raise the profile of the sport for current and future generations.

Moore believes the approach of 24Dogs in not imposing limits or restrictions on the amount punters can win, except in accordance with responsible gambling guidelines, is a real breath of fresh air.

Both Betting Gods and 24Dogs are dedicated to “improving the betting experience” of gamblers looking to make gains from greyhound racing.

The site has recently undergone a dramatic overhaul of its website and branding, which it hopes will enhances its customers’ online experience.

The website boasts live streaming of greyhound races throughout the week, with racing fans able to reclaim the cost of a £5 day pass to view the races against bets.

When it was formed in 2001, was one of the first online licensed betting websites, and today, it remains the UK’s only Greyhound racing Tote betting site.

The Betting Gods website, at, boasts a membership of at least 94,000 punters, who receive free and paid tips and previews from professional tipsters every day.

Horse racing, boxing, tennis, golf and football betting tips are also amongst the sports its tipsters advise punters on.

Both websites have excellent readability and a smart, clear and responsive interface, making it easy for all punters to navigate their way through the pages they require.

The site makes it easy to identify the tracks you want to make your selections from and place a bet within seconds once you are signed up.

24Dogs and the tracks have an equally supporting role working together to help promote the industry with their on line presence

Chris Aldworth, Operations Manager at 24Dogs says: “Our punters have gained massive value over the years by betting on the tracks totes with us.  Teaming up with Betting Gods is a perfect partnership as we want our punters to win.  Betting Gods is an extremely exciting opportunity for us to help our customers maximize their profits, they have an extremely professional and honest approach and we are looking forward to a long successful partnership.”

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Québec sees increase in online gambling popularity in 2017–2018




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The Canadian province of Quebec witnessed a surge in the popularity of online gambling in 2017–2018. The total business in the whole province touched CA$118 million in the fiscal 2017/2018 year, according to the annual report published by Loto Québec, the provincial crown corporation that conducts and manages all gaming operations in Quebec. The report revealed positive growth across all business sectors and a total sales amount of $3.769 billion.

In early 2018, the Loto Quebec portal was launched, offering a variety of games, more user-friendly experience and simplified navigation. During the fiscal 2017/2018 year, the revenues from this segment surged 37.5 per cent from the previous year to $118 million, official figures show.

In fact, online gambling saw the largest revenue increase of all sectors outlined in Loto Québec’s 2017–2018 Annual Report. The financial results were submitted in the National Assembly Thursday morning by Finance Minister Carlos Leitão. According to Lynne Roiter, President and CEO of Loto-Québec, the corporation’s excellent performance is due to the improved gaming and lottery offerings. Indeed, 2017 was successful for gambling operations in the province, as all sectors saw growth as seen by the 3.7 per cent increase in total annual sales. They totalled $3.769 billion in the year ending March 31, which is $133.6 million more than the results for the previous period.

The corporation generated a net profit of $1.335 billion, up 8.5 per cent compared to the previous fiscal year. It also paid a higher dividend to the province of around $1.31 billion, which is $104.9 million more than last year and $169 million more than government estimations. There is also a slight increase in the prizes paid out to lottery and gaming hall winners – during the 2017/2018, Loto Québec paid them $1.027 billion, up 1.5 per cent from the previous period.

Lotteries Maintain the Biggest Market Share

Lotteries are “on the upswing”, according to Loto Québec, which reports a 2.9 per cent increase year-on-year in the revenues generated by this sector. Bringing in $1.88 billion in the 12 months ending March 31, 2018, lotteries account for nearly two-thirds of the corporation’s total revenues. Quebecers, it says, have embraced Grande Vie, the pan-Canadian lottery product launched in October 2016.

The business sector that generates the second-largest revenues is the gaming establishment sector. It includes video lottery terminals in bars and brasseries, as well as gaming, bingo and Kinzo halls, which are quite popular among people in the province. Gaming establishments recorded slightly higher profits in the financial 2016/2017 year – revenues were up 1.3 per cent to a little over $1 billion.

A significantly higher growth in revenues can be seen for the four Quebec casinos – it is 8.1 per cent from the previous year to a total revenue of $906.9 million. This success can be attributed to the diversification of gaming offerings at casinos and the increased traffic. Casinos saw 290,000 additional visits, up 3.1 per cent from 2016/2017.


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Demand for including esports in Olympics strengthens




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GiocoNews, the gaming news website based in Italy, has conducted a panel discussion on esports as part of Social Media Week in Rome on the possibility of the esports’ inclusion in the Olympics.

Angelo Cito, Fita president, which organises the Olympic Taekwondo preparations, said: “The idea of seeing esports at the Olympic Games is not a dream, but an achievable goal. But to do it, we need to create a culture of this sector with safe and appropriate rules that put the player at the centre.”

Laura D’Angeli, head of the gamification business at Mag Consulenti e Associati, said: “If we look at the numbers, the esports phenomenon at a global level we realise that we are dealing with a huge phenomenon, with over 500 million virtual players, playing to a competitive level and among them, more than 220 million do it at least once a month.”

The lawyer Chiara Sambaldi, director of the Eurispes’ Osservatorio sul gioco, spoke about the legal aspect of the phenomenon and stressed: “The right place for esports could be within a national federation, given the competitive rate.” She warned that its inclusion would blur the lines as to what is considered a sport.

In response, Mattia Guarracino, a member of the Sampdoria’s esports team, said: “Actually, competitive players train at least three or four hours per day, in some cases even five or more compared to the type of game they play. Although the physical effort is certainly lower than that of a traditional sportsman, it is nevertheless true that there is a real and intense training from a technical and tactical point of view that should not be underestimated.”

Although it is certainly a fragmented industry, there are discussions on-going about it being a viable sport in time for Paris 2024.


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FastBet ICO (FBET Token): A new entrant in blockchain-based Gambling world




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FastBet, a Malta-registered entity operated by Bethard Group, has thrown its hat into the mushrooming ring of mobile crypto gambling based on blockchain technology. It claims it would revolutionise the gambling industry even further using Blockchain technology.

Its pre-ICO phase has started. The ICO will begin on the 1st of July. Here is all you want to learn about the new entity in one of the most happening verticals of the gambling industry.

What Is FastBet?

It’s an online casino project which will provide many games to its users such as dice, jackpot and roulette. However, unlike other online casinos, FastBet seeks to offer gamblers something unique – anonymity! Users will not be required to undergo an identity verification process. Moreover, the platform is accessible from anywhere in the world and guarantees one their privacy in using the site.

Additionally, FastBet charges zero fees for using their platform and it has low commissions. What is more, token holders get to earn money by owning FBET tokens in their wallets. Each month, token holders are entitled to a 50 per cent commission on the total earnings of the casino during that month.

FastBet Mobile Blockchain Crypto Gambling Casino Features

FastBet seeks to bring everything you need for a comprehensive gambling experience closer to you in your smartphone! Through its smartphone application users will be able to make payments, transfers, currency exchange and play casino games.

  • Anonymity on your phone.
  • Access to the online casino anywhere, anytime.
  • Unlimited deposits and withdrawals.
  • Instant payouts in the form of cryptocurrency.
  • A commission calculator is given to token holders.

FastBet FBET Token ICO Details

  • Token Symbol: FBET
  • Decimals: 18
  • Token Background: It’s built as an ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain
  • Total Emission: 12,000,000 FBET
  • Pre-ICO Begins 1st June 2018 – 30th June 2018 1 FBET = $0.40
  • ICO Begins 1st July 2018
  • Phase 1 Begins 10th July 2018 – 17th July 2018 1FBET = $0.85
  • Phase 2 Begins 17th July 2018 – 24th July 2018 1FBET = $0.90
  • Phase 3 Begins 24th July 2018 – 1st August 2018 1FBET = $1.00
  • Phase 4 Begins 1st August 2018 – 15th August 2018 1FBET = $1.05
  • Soft cap: 200,000 USD
  • Hard cap: 2,000,000 USD

The ICO sale will be carried out on the FASTBET platform

Accepted forms of payment: Ethereum (ETH), Dash, DOGE, NEO, Bitcoin (BTC), ETC, LSK, ZEC, LTC, XEM, BCH, XMR, WAVES and more!

All unsold tokens will be burnt after conclusion of ICO.



Source: European Gaming Media and Events

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