Retail

More US racing from Turf TV

Following positive feedback from its portfolio of US racing, Turf TV will be adding a third US fixture to the existing package, which will be introduced in June and regularly scheduled from September.  Each additional fixture will be backed up with a full fixed-odds pricing service from the outset. Adrian Ford, MD of Turf TV, said: “The addition of US …

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INTRALOT signs four year IT contract with OPAP

INTRALOT has announced that it has signed a four-year  IT contract with Greek operator OPAP S.A. The company will undertake the implementation of the new Data Centres, will provide hardware and system software, as well as services for the operation, maintenance, technical support and system evolution. The contract includes the provision of the use of the hardware and system software of Data …

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Ian Wright Rufus – creating retail betting anthropology

Ian Wright Managing Director of Rufus Retail Anthropology, is a designer with more than 30 years experience in  creating optimised retail commerce stores.  Wright has helped some of the UK biggest retail giants improve there in-store design and layout, with a view to improve customer experience and increase sales Having spoken at the recent SBC Betting on Football Conference at …

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David Clifton: We are entering the “Time of the Nanny State”

David Clifton, director at licensing and gambling consultancy Clifton Davies, discusses an issue he recently debated at a seminar in Westminster – that the  government is not consistent when it regulates gambling and that it is also needlessly overbearing. Let me start with a statement of the obvious: the fundamental objective behind the regulation or prohibition of any human activity …

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Synot wins title sponsorship of Czech Liga Football

Synot Group, Czech Republic gambling and lottery operator has announced that it will become the title Sponsor for the Czech Liga, the top football division in the country. The deal sees the gambling and lottery operator take the title sponsorship off Gambrinus, as the Czech Liga, rebrands itself as the Synot Czech Liga for the start of the 2014/2015 football …

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SIS extends racing data supply deal

Cheltenham offer

Betting shop broadcaster SIS has extended its agreement as Official Pre-Race Data Distributors of British horse racing. SIS has formed a new agreement with PRD licence holder Racecourse Data Company to continue to supply the data to its retail and online customers until the end of 2018. SIS has had an arrangement with the British Horseracing Authority and subsequently its …

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CIRSA Spain posts strong Q1 2014

Spanish gambling operator CIRSA, posted a strong start to 2014 reporting an operating profit of €75.9 million (£62.2 million), the figures represented a 9% increase on year-on-year performance. During the opening quarter CIRSA witnessed a revenue increase of 16.3% posting €390 million in revenues (£319 million) Chief Executive Officer Manuel Lao, highlighted new land based expansions in Spain and Latin …

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Kambi enters Georgian partnership with Iveria

Kambi Sports Solutions will enter the Eastern European igaming market for the first time after agreeing a supplier partnership  deal with Casino Iveria, Georgia’s biggest land based casino operator. Kambi will serve sports betting provisions to Iveria, as the operator launches Georgian regulated online betting brand Iveriabet. Kambi further confirmed that Iveria, would use its services to provide a retail …

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Scotland vs Nigeria subject to investigation by the NCA

Scotland’s international friendly against Nigeria was subject to investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA), having been red flagged for potential match-fixing. The national and international law enforcement agency tipped off the Scottish Football Association prior to Wednesday’s kick-off at Fulham’s Craven Cottage. The match itself finished in a 2-2 draw, Nigeria scoring a late equaliser through Nwofor, after an …

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BGLC set to review Jamaica gambling framework

The Jamaican Betting Gaming & Lotteries Commission (BGLC) announced the publication of a framework for laying the groundwork to allow regulated online gaming, as well as restructuring current betting and lottery laws concerning the Caribbean nation. BGLC representative Andral ‘Jack’ Shirley proposed a review of all current gambling and sports betting laws, stating that the nation regulatory bodies needed to …

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