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Ladbrokes Coral to be Taken Over by GVC Holdings

After months of speculation, UK-listed gambling operator and global gaming group GVC Holdings and UK bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral have agreed to a £4 billion merger deal. This merger has been a long time in the making, because it’s not the first time GVC has attempted to acquire the British bookmaker. The operator also made attempts back in December 2016 and again in early 2017. Now, after rumors speculated merger talks resumed in November, the companies appear to be closer than ever to make the takeover official. One of the issues that had reportedly been a problem that led to...

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Betting Innovation: Interview with Onionsack CEO Jonathan Power

Onionsack is a unique provider of text betting messaging platforms for most of the major UK and Irish bookmakers, including , , and Totepool . The company's platform drives the IM and Text betting channels, generating and delivering personalized in-play bet marketing messages. It allows customers to simply type and send their bet and, within seconds, they receive a receipt of the transaction, followed by another if they win. Onionsack prides itself on understanding the written bet. Most recently the text betting messaging provider worked with Paddy Power to provide the bookmaker's customers with the ability to place bets...

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