#twitterlygaming - Clarion, 888 and Ladbrokes

#twitterlygaming - Clarion, 888 and Ladbrokes

Friday, September 1, 2017 Posted by Joseph Streeter
Rounding up the industry's best social media posts from the last seven days

Record breaking fine for 888 

Sky News reported that one of Britain’s biggest online gambling firms, 888 has been ordered to pay a record fine of over £7.8m as a result of what the Gambling Commission described as ‘serious failings’ in its handling of vulnerable customers.

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Speaking about the fine Sarah Harrison, chief executive at the Gambling Commission said: “Safeguarding consumers is not optional. This penalty package of just under £8m reflects the seriousness of 888’s failings to protect vulnerable customers.

 

Africa Bound

Talking ICE tweeted about how Clarion will be expanded its events to the international gaming space in Africa. The event will be a free-to-attend two-day conference taking place in Johannesburg across 24 and 25 October, Clarion revealed the decision to launch Gaming Africa follows requests from major industry players for a quality business-to-business event dedicated to meet the specific gaming needs of the continent.

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Wenger Out

After a poor start to the season, Oddschecker revealed a spike in the market for Arsenal to get relegated. The Gunners have lost two out of their three opening games, but surely it can’t be that bad?  

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A Smooth Integration

The financial Times informed its followers that the H1 results of Ladbrokes Coral indicate that merger between the two operators is going smoothly with the company reporting a hike in digital betting, Ladbrokes Coral, as it’s digital net revenue rose 17% to £374.5 million.

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A Costly Goal 

Nonetheless, the Racing post tweeted about how the  good results of Ladbrokes could’ve been much better had Jack Grealish not handed the Championship title over to pre-season favourites, Newcastle.

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