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Japan – Typhoon Hagibis stirs up payout for Sporting Index

Spread betting firm Sporting Index are staring down the barrel of a six-figure payout after World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 Organising Committee took the decision to cancel two matches this weekend due to the predicted impact of Typhoon Hagibis. The England v France and New Zealand v Italy pool games have both been…

UK – Sporting Index goes live with first sports spread betting app in Google Play Store

Sporting Index has rolled out its sports spread betting app on Google Play Store, to become the first of its kind on android. The recently rebranded Sporting Group has extended its digital reach following Google’s decision to drop a long-standing ban on gambling and betting apps on the store. The newly-designed app offers the best…

Israel – Playtech buys Israeli spread betting company Plus500

Playtech has bought Israeli spread betting firm Plus500 for around £460m in a deal that represents a ‘unique’ opportunity for Playtech, due to Plus500’s market reach. The deal values Plus500 at almost half the £862m it was valued at before the UK’s financial watchdog ordered an overhaul to the company’s anti-money laundering procedures just a…

UK – London Capital appoints Ashby as Commercial Officer

London Capital Group, a spread betting and CFD provider, has appointed Kevin Ashby as its new Chief Commercial Officer with immediate effect. In this new role, Mr. Ashby will assist in the development and execution of the LCG’s commercial strategy and will be responsible for the business and product development functions as well as sales…