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Betradar launches new trading service

SBC News Betradar launches new trading service

Betradar,  supplier of sports and betting-related data is proud to announce the launch of its new trading service for sportsbook operators. Managed Trading Services enables bookmakers to streamline processes and to increase their competitiveness by outsourcing labour intensive trading operations to Betradar’s industry proven trading expertise. From providing the fixtures to compiling the odds, monitoring the liabilities to finally settle …

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Paddy Power withdraws BetDash from gaming inventory

SBC News Paddy Power withdraws BetDash from gaming inventory

Paddy Power has announced the removal of social sport betting game – BetDash from its gaming product inventory. The BetDash.com website has been ‘down for scheduled maintenance’ for several weeks as Paddy Power management revises its social gaming strategy. The BetDash social betting product BetPal was launched in October 2012, with a view to launch  Paddy Power in the burgeoning …

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Tattersalls Ireland – August National Hunt Sale “hugely successful”

SBC News Tattersalls Ireland - August National Hunt Sale “hugely successful"

Tattersalls Ireland has described last week’s August National Hunt Sale as “hugely successful with great trade seen at all levels of the market”. According to the bloodstock auctioneer’s Irish website, the three day auction produced the second-best aggregate total ever, €4,767,000 (£3,814,077)-a clearance rate just shy of 80 per cent. The group said the average and median prices, €9,829 (£7864) and €6,000 (£4800), …

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Harry Parkes – VisualDNA – Making Sense of Customer Behaviour

The missing piece to date has been understanding customer personality and motivation. It is useful to track what a customer browses or when he buys. But how much more valuable is it to understand the motivation of those purchasing customers? To create a profile of those individuals most likely to buy based on a range of emotional criteria, from aspirations …

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Betfair faces board pressure over dividend misconduct

SBC News Betfair faces board pressure over dividend misconduct

The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has called for Betfair to appoint ‘new independent directors’, to investigate the operator’s dividend payments over the past three years. The LAPFF have additionally asked for a further investigation of Betfair’s  auditors KPMG and a review of Betfair corporate governance. Betfair investors received the strongly worded letter from the LAPFF this weekend, questioning …

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Paddy Power releases comprehensive study on Rose of Tralee Festival

Ahead of tonight’s Rose of Tralee, Paddy Power and its number crunchers have put together a comprehensive study on the festival. The bookie’s research has revealed that Luxembourg tops the charts in terms of wins per size of its Irish community, with one victory from a tiny pool of 20,000. Tralee itself is next on the list, with one win per 47,000, with …

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500.com confirms loyalty partnership with China Mobile

SBC News 500.com confirms loyalty partnership with China Mobile

Chinese sports lottery operator 500.com, has entered a strategic partnership with China Mobile Limited, to become the sole provider of online and mobile sports betting and lottery for China Mobile Points Mall, the digital rewards marketplace for China Mobile subscribers. The agreement will see 500.com products integrated into the China Mobiles subscriber reward system, providing the operator with access to …

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Coral partners with Everton FC

SBC News Coral partners with Everton FC

Gibraltar based sports betting operator Coral Interactive, has penned a two year deal with Everton Football Club, becoming the Liverpool football club’s Official European Sports Betting Partner. Coral Interactive agreed the deal with Everton FC just in time for the start of the Barclay’s Premier League 2014/2015 season, which began this weekend. The partnership will see Coral Interactive sports betting …

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XL Media acquires UK sports betting website

SBC News XL Media acquires UK sports betting website

AIM listed igaming marketing specialist XL Media has announced that it has agreed to acquire a UK sports betting affiliate website for a sum of $6.7 million (£4.10 million). XL Media senior management have confirmed that they would go ahead with the acquisition of the UK sports betting website, and its additional igaming inventory, with a view to increase its …

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Racing Victoria purchases Racing.com domain

SBC News Racing Victoria purchases Racing.com domain

Australian south east state horse racing authority Racing Victoria, have confirmed the purchase of domain name Racing.com for an undisclosed fee. Racing Victoria will use the domain to further its services and racing coverage throughout national and international markets, with a new website and further digital inventory set to be launched by mid-September. Racing.com will target a broader demographic for …

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