Latest News

Playtech BGT boosts Terminal capabilities ahead of critical new European football season

Updating the market, Playtech betting subsidiary Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) is gearing up for a critical new European football season detailing that it has enhanced its Self-Service Betting Terminal (SSBT) capabilities. Ahead of season’s kick off, PBS has added new dynamics to its terminals including a new ‘Goalscorer Coupon’, as well as ‘Asian Handicap’ betting lines for the first time, with …

Read More »

Coingaming bolsters operations with senior appointment hires

The Coingaming Group, which operates popular bitcoin-led betting brands including Bitcasino.io and Sportsbet.io, has made a series of senior appointments to bolster its marketing and sportsbook teams. Olga Kikas and Ralph Clark have been appointed as Head of Marketing and Head of Business Intelligence respectively across the wider Coingaming Group. Under the Sportsbet.io brand, Dominic Hardcastle has been hired as …

Read More »

ESIC, ESL and Kindred Group to discuss pertinent integrity issues at Betting on Esports 2017

Key figures from across the esports industry will discuss and debate the key integrity issues in the burgeoning industry at September’s Betting on Esports conference at Olympia, London. The panel will explore a wide range of topics, from software/hardware cheating to doping as well as examining whether or not esports has a major integrity scandal looming in the future. Esports …

Read More »

SBC Bookies’ Corner – The Premier League is back

Very few sporting occasions arouse the expectation of punters quite like the start of the new football season. The already exalted levels of expectation for this season were only increased by this summer’s transfer window which saw Premier League teams investing record amounts into their squads, it’s something that has led many to predict that this season could be one …

Read More »

John Boyle hands Boylesports leadership to son-in-law Conor Gray

John Boyle the founder of Irish Independent bookmaker Boylesports has stepped down from active duty with the company, handing leadership to his son-in-law Conor Gray as new Chief Executive. Last June, Boyle (61) had detailed to Irish media that he was preparing to stand down as leader of the company he founded in 1982, and which has become Ireland’s second …

Read More »

Per Norman – ‘Debt-free’ Mr Green eyeing its acquisition move

Having presented a successful Mr Green & Co H1 interim results, in which the company declared its ‘most successful quarter in business’ Chief Executive Per Norman has detailed that Mr Green is now targeting potential acquisitions. Updating investors, Norman detailed that this June Mr Green governance ‘successfully carried out a directed new share issue to Swedish and international institutional investors’. …

Read More »

Kristof Fahy departs as Ladbrokes Coral Chief Customer Officer

FTSE-listed bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Plc has confirmed the departure of Kristof Fahy as Group Chief Customer Officer (CCO). Issuing a corporate statement Ladbrokes Coral detailed “Following the successful integration of the marketing functions and the aligning of the marketing budgets to the Retail and Digital Executives, our Chief Customer Officer, Kristof Fahy has decided it is time to leave the …

Read More »

OLG Toronto gambling tender to be ‘High Stakes’ for Caesars Entertainment

Canadian news sources have reported that the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) will select an external gambling firm to run its operations for casino and slot machine services within the Greater Toronto Area. Launching a tender, OLG seeks a gambling enterprise to run its Toronto area racetracks of Ajax Downs and Woodbine as well as its Great Blue Heron …

Read More »

21Bet ‘absolutely delighted’ with Gloucester partnership

Having extended their venture into the world of sports sponsorship by becoming the official betting partner of Gloucester Rugby, 21Bet CEO, Richard Hogg told SBC, ‘we’re absolutely delighted with the partnership’. A cornerstone of the sponsorship is the temporary renaming of the West Terrace to the ‘21Bet Terrace.’ Hogg a committed rugby fan further stated: “They are steeped in history and …

Read More »

MGM confirms Marcus Glover as President of Borgata NJ

Updating the market, MGM Resorts International (MGM) has announced the appointment of Marcus Glover as new President & Chief Operating Officer of its Borgata Hotel Casino property in Atlantic City New Jersey. A US casino industry veteran, Glover joins MGM’s executive team from Horseshoe Casino Cleveland Ohio where he served as Senior VP and General Manager (2010-2017). Glover has been …

Read More »