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    Default Press Release: BETDAQ Launches the £10,000,000 Colossus for World Cup 2014

    London, England, June 6th 2014

    , operator of The £10,000,000 Colossus, the world’s biggest football and sports jackpots, has today announced that BETDAQ The Sports Betting Exchange has become its first live UK B2B partner.

    The partnership enables BETDAQ to offer over £100 million of guaranteed Colossus Bets prize pools throughout the World Cup to its betting exchange players.

    Lewis Findlay CEO of BETDAQ said: “With the £10,000,000 Colossus on offer every few days of the World Cup, our clients can win £10,000,000 on a jackpot every time England plays, so we are greatly looking forward to providing our betting exchange customers with this proposition which is truly unique and ground-breaking for this World Cup and into next season’s Premier league.”

    Bernard Marantelli, founder and CEO of Colossus Bets added: “I’m delighted that one of world’s leading betting exchanges, BETDAQ, has become our first UK B2B partner. With our products, BETDAQ has the ability to offer their exchange customers, unprecedented lottery-sized football jackpots and our patented Fractional Cash-In feature, a world first in betting.”

    “BETDAQ will be offering new customers risk free chances to play and win The £10,000,000 Colossus from 09/06/2014, running throughout the duration of the World Cup. Free chances to win £10,000,000 - you can’t ask for more than that”.

    “Fractional Cash-In allows players to bank profits on part of a ‘live’ ticket whilst retaining the remaining part of the ticket to play for a corresponding share of the jackpot prize and should become industry standard given the ever increasing popularity of multiples and in-play betting.”


    Media assets on next page. For further information, please contact:

    Colossus Bets: Bernard Marantelli (CEO) +44 7766 943346

    BETDAQ: John Sheridan Media manager +353 1 673 3342

    Editors Notes

    About Colossus Bets

    Founder and CEO Bernard Marantelli is a professional gambler, who after winning significant sums from jackpot bets around the world – decided Jackpot pools were not run optimally and after trying to get incumbents to manage them better for bigger pools, he set up Colossus Bets to offer Lotto sized Jackpot pools on a weekly basis.

    On May 31st 2014 Bernard lead one of three syndicates to share a world record £5.4m Scoop6 bonus, after sharing eight ways, a £10,000,000 pool the previous week.

    The World's Biggest Bet, 'The £10,000,000 Colossus’ is a seven leg correct score football game offered weekly. Colossus Bets also offers a series of other multi-million pound pools based on correct scores and a suite of correct outcome (Home/Draw/Away) games.

    Colossus Bets is currently developing multi-million pounds games for NFL/NBA/horseracing/greyhounds/AFL and ARL.

    Colossusbets Limited is regulated by the U.K. Gambling Commission, For more information visit

    About Fractional Cash-In

    Colossus Bets goes beyond offering the world’s biggest guaranteed pools; through unique technology, it allows players to Cash-In all or part of their multi-leg bets at virtually any stage of a game. This enables players to bank profits from their ticket whilst retaining part of it and playing for a corresponding share of the Jackpot prize.

    Colossus Bets player guide here

    Colossus Bets how to play video here

    About BETDAQ

    BETDAQ ( is the second largest sports betting exchange and matches in excess of £75m worth of bets around the world each week'. The exchange offers up to 20% better odds than a traditional bookmaker.

    BETDAQ is the trading name of Ladrokes International PLC - Care of Ladbroke Services Ireland Limited. Its registered office is at IFSC House, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland.

    BETDAQ (via Global Betting Exchange) is licensed and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission
    Last edited by ColossusBets; 5 June 2014 at 1:16 pm.

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