Europe

BOSE Digital: Oddschecker breaks down ‘record-breaking’ Premier League campaign

‘Unexpected’ is arguably one of the buzzwords that comes to mind when discussing the 2019/20 Premier League season, with bookmakers and fans surprised at league outcomes, the length of the season and the performance of some of the league’s biggest teams. Delivering a keynote speech on day two of the Betting on Sports Europe – Digital, James Tippett, Commercial Executive …

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BOSE Digital: Betting searches for its new collaborative approach with football

Sponsorship works as a mutually beneficial funding mechanism between betting companies and football. However, if such partnerships are outlawed, new paths must be discovered for co-operation in the future. That was the general consensus during a panel titled Funding of Football on day one of Betting on Sports Europe – Digital 2020.  Moderated by CMS Partner David Zeffman, the panel …

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BOSE: Seismic shift in perception will force operators to halt problem gamblers

Assessing Gen Z and Millennial behaviour, Jamie Mitchell of Low6 has predicted a ‘seismic shift’ from traditional ‘hard’ gambling, stating that the industry, regulators and the public perception will ‘force’ people and sportsbooks to ‘not welcome’ problem gamblers onto their platforms. In the New entrants – new angles panel at Betting on Sport Europe – Digital, panellists discussed changing customer …

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JenningsBet lands XB Net deal

JenningsBet, a UK gambling operator, has strengthened its US offering after agreeing a new partnership with XB Net. The independent operator, which has over 100 shops across the UK, now has access to XB Net’s live pictures, data and betting services across a network of over 50 North American tracks. As a result of the deal, JenningsBet will be able …

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William Woodhams: Racing is the perfect product for gambling on

Racing has come up against a number of challenges in recent months, with cuts to levy contributions, racecourse closures and – most recently – a complete halt of the sport due to the pandemic.  Yet, Wiliam Woodhams, CEO of Fitzdares believes that now is the perfect time to re-engage with those punters which may have drifted away from the sport. …

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Time for growth: Triggy’s new CEO, data and the US market

SBC sat down with Triggy’s new CEO Martina Åkerlund and co-founder Björn Nilsson to discuss what the future holds for Åkerlund in her new role, as well as how her previous experience in the banking industry will influence her leadership especially when Triggy is expanding and entering the US market. SBC: Firstly, congratulations on the new role! Why did you …

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GVC strengthens Board’s expertise with two appointments

GVC Holdings has strengthened its corporate governance confirming the appointment of two new directors to its board. Issuing a statement, GVC revealed that David Satz has joined the company as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective immediately. Robert Hoskin will also be promoted to the board as an Executive Director on 1 January 2021, assuming the role of Chief Governance Officer. …

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LV BET continues sponsorship journey with Vanarama National League

LV BET has confirmed that it has renewed and expanded its partnership arrangement with the Vanarama National League until the end of the 2020-2021 season.  The bookmaker will continue to serve as the ‘official betting partner’ of Vanarama National League’s North and South divisions, gearing-up for a critical season of non-league football. Since 2019, LV BET has served as a …

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IMG ARENA enhances basketball offering with LBA deal

Sports betting service and content hub IMG ARENA has boosted its basketball offering after securing the worldwide betting rights for the Lega Società di Pallacanestro Serie A (LBA). In a five-year deal, IMG ARENA will gain the rights for all LBA events, beginning with the recent 50th anniversary of the prestigious Supercoppa won by A|X Armani Exchange Milano. Freddie Longe, …

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CAP consultation places gambling content and messaging under the spotlight

The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) the body that governs UK Advertising Codes has launched a consultation aimed at strengthening its rules and guidance to better protect children (under-18s) and vulnerable audiences from gambling harms. Outlined as its key objective, CAP will update its codes to restrict the potential for gambling and lottery adverts to engage and adversely impact with …

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