Tag Archives: The Guardian
- The Guardian scrutinizes RGT chairman for conflicts of interest
January 8, 2016
British national daily newspaper The Guardian questions Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT) chairman Neil Goulden’s integrity as he lobbied on behalf of gambling industry while the RGT conducted research into fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT). RGT, an independent charity in Britain devoted to minimizing gambling-related harm, launched the largest study of FOBTs...
- The Guardian ends its sportsbook partnership
February 4, 2015
National UK newspaper The Guardian has ended its sports betting partnership with FSB Technology. The newspaper announced that it would no longer run its GoWager betting services in its website. The Guardian's partnership with FSB Technology launched GoWager in February 2014, offering customers a full sportsbook with live betting on...
- Guardian says Bet365 popular in China; also, moon not made of cheese after all
October 3, 2014
The UK’s Guardian newspaper has published what it believes is a scoop, namely, that Stoke-based bookies Bet365 make a lot of their money from China. (This is what happens when the media not only covers the betting world but starts taking bets themselves.) The privately held Bet365 is a phenomenally...
- The Guardian launch sports betting site; FSB tap Mark Blandford as chairman
February 5, 2014
The Guardian newspaper has earned the ire of the Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT) for misrepresenting UK bookmakers’ willingness to assist the RGT’s research into the effects of fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT). The Guardian has been one of the more vocal media outlets leading the charge against the alleged FOBT menace...
- Betfair bars Guardian writer from AGM despite shareholder status
September 23, 2011
Betfair held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, at which co-founder/chairman Ed Wray announced his imminent departure (once a suitable replacement candidate has been selected and given an appropriate training stint as deputy chairman before taking the reins). Wray shouldn’t have too much trouble finding his way out of Betfair,...
- Calvin Ayre Bodog King of Bling – TheGuardian
July 31, 2011
Calvin Ayre of Bodog: 'If you ask me what’s going on in the United States, it’s clear that the United States is gearing itself up to enter the industry.’ Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian MORE: http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/jul/31/calvin-ayre-bodog-king-of-bling