#twitterlygaming - The UK election, Julian Joachim and McDonalds

#twitterlygaming - The UK election, Julian Joachim and McDonalds

Friday, May 26, 2017 Posted by Sam Cooke
With the UK election just around the corner, the debate on Twitter is heating up. We picked out the best social media from the industry in the last seven days.

There’s very few people in the iGaming industry now that don’t frequent the often weird yet wonderful world of social media. The domestic season is done and dusted so there’s been little football to bemoan or praise on Twitter and thus our focus on Twitterly Gaming has been elsewhere. Kicking off this week’s feature is the venerable Nick Goff, professional gambler, who has expressed his thoughts regarding the lack of bookmakers offering outrights on a very well established darts tournament:

Whilst Dustin Gouker frequents Twitterly Gaming due to his expert knowledge of the burgeoning DFS space, this week Sam Cooke, effervescent esports and gambling journalist, shared his thoughts on the fact that Aston Villa legend Julian Joachim is set to enter the space:

Away from the world of sport and DFS, and there’s still a whole lot of talk about politics. With the election edging ever closer and the Labour party experiencing somewhat of a resurgence, the Twitter debate is getting even busier. Betfair confirmed over £6 million has been matched this week and Labour are into their shortest price since markets opened. Here’s Mike Smithson, political expert’s take:

Meanwhile Paddy Power has continued with its Donald Trump related tweets, having now built a website that analyses Twitter and tells the user just how much they compare to the controversial POTUS:

Back to the UK elections, and Smarkets has provided an update on what the event markets are telling us with less than two weeks to go:

Whilst the election and future of the United Kingdom is just around the corner, it seems the CEO of Smarkets may well have something else on his mind, however. Jason probably has the right idea:


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