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Bet365 Australia reports AUS $40.8 million losses for 2014

Bet365’s Australian business division reported a yearly loss of AUS$ 40.8 million (£22.3 million). The losses amounted by the division were filed with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. The Darwin licensed betting and gaming division began operations in 2012, in its three years in existence Bet365 Australia has accumulated total net losses of AUS$ $77 million (£42.2 million). The …

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GiGse takes the initiative with announcement of spring 2015 dates

SBC News GiGse takes the initiative with announcement of spring 2015 dates

GiGse, North America’s iGaming event of choice, has announced new dates for next year. Following extensive discussions with stakeholders, GiGse and its co-located events will return to the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, CA earlier in the spring across April 21-23 and will build on the content innovations introduced in 2014. The decision represents a return to the dates traditionally occupied by …

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SBTech wins TGP Europe sportsbook platform deal

SBC News SBTech wins TGP Europe sportsbook platform deal

SBTech announced an exclusive multi-year deal with TGP Europe Ltd. To provide a turnkey sports betting solution for thecompany’s white label operation, including leading UK bookmaker JenningsBet. TGP Europe is owned by TGP Holdings part of the Sun City Group, the largest provider of live dealer casinos in Asia, making the deal a significant step in SBTech’s progression into the …

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Coral go big on football

SBC News Coral go big on football

UK sports betting operator,Coral announced  its biggest ever football trading offer: A guarantee to offer the top price on every team to win the top four divisions in England, the top two Scottish leagues and the big four European leagues (Serie A, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga). Coral will match or better the top price on every team across …

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EIG Berlin calls out all start-ups

SBC News EIG Berlin calls out all start-ups

EIG Berlin welcomes all start-up Submissions until 12 September for it’s annual START-UP LAUNCHPAD EiG Berlin’s focus on fresh thinking and innovative solutions for the gambling and igaming sectors,  offers start-ups the opportunity to showcase in front of key industry and business decision makers. Competing start-ups will be asked to detail their approaches to the gaming sector and discuss the …

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New Zealand gets tough on Match Fixing

SBC News New Zealand gets tough on Match Fixing

New Zealand’s parliament has stepped up efforts to prosecute match fixers, as the country continues preparations to host the 2015 Cricket and FIFA U-20 World Cups. The Crimes (Match-fixing) Amendment Bill, which makes match rigging a criminal offence carrying a seven year prison term, passed its first reading at the end of July. “It is intended to address the most serious match-fixing …

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Finnplay launches Asian operator infinitybet

SBC News Finnplay launches Asian operator infinitybet

Finnplay, the Finnish based iGaming platform provider, which specializes in tailored gaming solutions today, announced the launch of infinitybet.com Asia’s newest online gaming operator using Finnplay’s BillFold gaming platform solution. For infinitybet, Finnplay built a completely customised betting product to meet the requirements of infinitybet as well as a tailored website with casino, racing and sports book included to target …

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Canadian authorities unlikely to prosecute Paddy Power data hacker

SBC News Canadian authorities unlikely to prosecute Paddy Power data hacker

The person responsible for stealing information relating to 649,055 Paddy Power customers is unlikely to face criminal prosecution. Instead, Canadian authorities have said the case is a civil matter and also declined to identify the individual. The Irish bookmaker said the full extent of the 2010 hacking episode became known to the company in recent months when it took legal action with the …

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Brian Mattingley –sports betting is a big opportunity for 888

SBC News Brian Mattingley –sports betting is a big opportunity for 888

Speaking to industry and financial analysts at the 888 Holdings’ ‘Earnings Call’ on Tuesday 5 August, CEO Brian Mattingley and Chief Operating Office Itai Frieberger gave further insight into the operators ambitions with regards to its sports betting product – 888 Sports. 888 Gaming’s Emerging Offering channel, which incorporates its 888Sport sportsbook, saw an increase of 15% to $7m for the second …

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World Cup worth £16m to Unibet

SBC News World Cup worth £16m to Unibet

Swedish-based operator Unibet generated gross winnings of £16m during the World Cup, according to the firm’s interim results, with £9.5m generated in June and £6.5m in July. Almost half of Unibet’s turnover during the World Cup came from live betting, a figure much lower than the operator’s usual operations. While Unibet had a comprehensive pre-match offer with over 350 bet …

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