Retail

Betfred Partners with Racing Post Greyhound TV

Manchester based iGaming operator Betfred has agreed to become a shareholder of Racing Post Greyhound TV – RPGTV, the dedicated live pay broadcasting service of UK betting and racing newspaper – the Racing Post. The partnership will see Racing Post Greyhound TV available through Betfred subsidiary Totepool in Betfred’s +1500 UK based retail outlets. The service will also be available …

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Tabcorp Show Online Growth

Australia’s Tabcorp has lifted its revenue for the three months to September on the back of strong growth in fixed-odds and online gambling. The company reported quarterly revenue of $503.9 million, up 3.1 per cent from the same period last year. Fixed-odds revenue grew almost 30 per cent due to a larger number of gaming products offered on racing and …

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Samvo Customer Wins £72,000 Horse Racing Accumulator

An IT worker from London has finally got his hoof on the property ladder after scooping over £72,000 on a horseracing bet. The man placed the Lucky 15 wager – a combination of singles, doubles, trebles and a fourfold accumulator – in a Samvo Betting Café in Camden. And just hours later he was celebrating when three of his four …

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Hong Kong Jockey Club Sees Record Football Year

Football betting has had a short lifespan in Hong Kong, having only been allowed by the government as a public betting market in 2012/2013, allowing the  Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) to diversify it betting portfolio. Football has quickly developed into a mainstay popular betting market for Hong Kong punters, as reports conducted show that the betting has risen threefold from HK$ 16.1 …

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Playtech Invest 3% Stake in Ladbrokes

Israeli based igaming software and technology provider Playtech has informed shareholders that it has acquired a 3% stake in troubled igaming operator Ladbrokes Plc. According to UK newpaper the Daily Telegraph ,The Playtech board informed shareholders that it had purchased its stake at a value of (US) $38m, calming speculation that Playtech would acquire outright Ladbrokes. Playtech controlled by Israeli …

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William Hill Face Tough 4th Quarter For 2013

iGaming operator William Hill published third quarter 2013 results that saw the company drop £20m below set expectations for company performance in the year. William Hill saw operational revenue increase by 10%, nevertheless net operating profit was down 31% on set targets. William Hill have warned investors that there is no certainty whether the company will be able to make …

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From betting shops to betting affiliate

David Archer established the affiliate business Biggerbet in 2010 and has developed a portfolio of leading affiliate websites including www.horseracingresults.co.uk, www.cheltenhamfestivalnews.com and one of the largest in the UK, www.freebets.com. He was the joint-owner and managing director of North East bookmaking chain Reuben Page for almost two decades, before selling most of the business to Gala Coral. He then founded …

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William Hill Prepare for Australia with Relaunch of Brand

iGaming operator William Hill announced this Friday a 20% rise in it’s first half of 2013 year sales. William Hill stated that it had experienced a “record” Grand National, after Auroras Encore, the 66-1 outsider, rode to victory.The bookmaker also noted a gain of £400,000 staked on the birth of the Royal baby, which William Hill claimed to gain 4,000 …

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