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BoyleSports strengthens retail presence with acquisition of last 10 Tully Bookmakers

Irish independent bookmaker Tully Bookmakers has made the decision to sell its ten remaining retail venues to BoyleSports, as reported by the Racing Post. Also taking on Tully’s telephone betting business, the acquisition will see BoyleSports maintain its position as the largest independent operator in Ireland with a suite of 268 retail betting shops throughout both the Republic and Northern …

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Betkwiff aims to open ‘opportunities for international traffic’ with Isle of Man renewal

Sports betting service Betkwiff has strengthened its standing within the Isle of Man as the company renews its B2C operating licence. The company, launched in 2015 by Anders Ström and Karl Engström – the respective Founder and Co-Founder of Unibet, detailed that it aims to open ‘opportunities for international traffic’ following its renewal. Commencing on his firm’s renewal of its …

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GiG promotes proven talent Nicola Fitton to COO

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has confirmed the promotion of Nicola Fitton to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Stockholm Nasdaq technology group. The internal appointment follows Fitton’s proven leadership capabilities, having formerly served as GiG’s Director of Media Managed Services since 2019. GiG underscored Fitton’s extensive experience within all commercial disciplines of the igaming sector, in which she has previously …

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Flutter moves to strengthen LatAm position via FanDuel

Flutter Entertainment has entered into an agreement with Brazilian multinational mass media corporation Grupo Global, providing the company with daily fantasy sports (DFS) via its FanDuel subsidiary. The multi-year agreement will see Grupo Global’s Cartola FC brand receive DFS services from FanDuel, with the main focus of the deal revolving around the launch of Cartola Express, a paid DFS platform. …

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STS prices up pre-Warsaw IPO bookbuild 

STS Holding has published a corporate prospectus outlining the material information and timetable of the initial public offering (IPO) of STS Gaming Group (STS) on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE). This summer, Poland’s Financial Conduct Authority disclosed that the Juroszek family, who control 100% of STS shareholding, had submitted a filing evaluating Warsaw IPO options for STS – Poland’s biggest sportsbook …

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A ‘playground for innovation’: Why esports must move past the technical issues to embrace new betting experiences

micro betting

Micro betting can be a great way to fill the downtime, both in the absence of events to bet on and if the gameplay itself is just ‘boring’. That was a view expressed by PandaScore CEO Flavien Guillocheau in the final part of an exclusive series on the power of data in esports. Click in to read the first two …

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Flutter Entertainment enters long-term streaming partnership with RMG

Flutter Entertainment and Racecourse Media Group (RMG) have confirmed the signing of a long-term partnership, lasting until 2028, focusing around streaming rights and marketing. The deal will see Flutter Entertainment leverage RMG’s horse racing streams to supply more content to its customers across its online and retail Paddy Power, Betfair and Sky Bet verticals. Meanwhile, RMG will look to utilise …

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Stoiximan growth helps OPAP offset retail blues 

OPAP SA has reported a ‘further solid trading period’, as online growth credited to its newly integrated Stoiximan assets have offset continued lottery and VLTs declines.  Publishing its nine-month management performance statement, the Athens-listed gambling group registered a 16% increase in corporate revenues to €1.04 billion (YTD2020: €898m).  A breakdown of unit performance saw OPAP’s betting division achieve a 55% …

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Vital operators prepare for cross selling opportunities

SBC Advisory Partners

Sports betting operators in the US need to prepare now for the huge revenue opportunities that igaming will provide when legislation permits, according to experts at SBC Advisory Partners.  The consultancy service, which will be exhibiting at the upcoming SBC Summit North America, believes the figures coming out of New Jersey underline the importance of sports betting and igaming working …

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Genius ups 2021 forecasts as investment soars to maximise US opportunities

Genius Sports has outlined that its US-focused expansion strategy is on course, having experienced significant growth in the third quarter of 2021 and striking partnerships with a number of major betting operators. Publishing its Q3 2021 trading update, the NYSE-registered sports data and technology provider detailed group revenue of $69.1 million, a 70% increase on the previous year’s figure of …

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