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UK NEWS: Betfred inks new radio deal; PKR speak out on poker

TAGs: Betfred, PKR

betfred-pkrLeading sports bookmaker Betfred.com have extended their deal with a popular sports news and views breakfast show for a further three years.

Anyone that already listens to talkSPORT’s, “The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast” will be familiar with the spokesperson from Betfred appearing on the show every morning with the latest odds and tips.

Betfred Managing Director John Haddock said, “We are very pleased with our association with a highly entertaining breakfast show in which both Alan Brazil and Ronnie Irani do a cracking job.”

Broadcast from Monday to Friday at the 6am to 10am it’s on air shortly before controversial new signings Andy Gray and Richard Keys take to the air.

Commenting on the deal Anthony Hogg, Head of Creative Solutions at talkSPORT, added, “Our continuing dedication to strong editorial content and credible guests have resulted in a record audience for the show, providing Betfred with the perfect platform to showcase their range of betting odds and offers”

In other news, a member of staff from another of the UK’s leading gaming firms, PKR, has explained that poker is far from based on luck.

The debate as to whether poker is a game of luck has been rolling on for some time and many arguing that it’s a game of skill are at the forefront of legalizing online poker in the United States.

Erika Schwartz Poole, marketing manager at PKR Technologies, said: “As there is no house edge, players play against real people and can use skill, psychology with an element of luck to help them improve their game.”

She also went on to say that online sites are a perfect starting point for anyone looking at hustling some serious game.

PKR Technologies are the UK’s only licensed poker software developer and are behind the popular company of the same name.

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