Sportsbook

Paddy Power tests VAR promotions

In recent months the debate surrounding Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR) has encompassed English football and with the FA cup returning to our screens this weekend, the debate looks set to recommence. In a recent interview with SBC, Jeevan Jeyaratnam, Head of Compilation at Betting data and tailored odds specialist Abelson Info, predicted that it was “highly likely that some of …

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How Spurs success can elevate England optimism

To the elation of football fans all over the globe, the Champions League returned this week and with it came strong away performances from Premier League clubs. A four goal drubbing at St Jakob-Park meant that tournament favourites, Manchester City set the record for the biggest away win in the knockout stages by an English side in the history of …

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Henrik Tjärnström: Kindred Group delivering on its enlarged vision

Speaking to investors, Henrik Tjärnström Chief Executive of Kindred Group Plc is pleased to have closed a transformative and successful 2017 for the Stockholm-listed online gambling firm. Presenting his CEO statement, Tjärnström is pleased to have ‘delivered on Year1 of Kindred Group’s vision’, detailing that the company is progressing on its long-term strategic goals. 2017 has been a fruitful year …

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Bulgarian Football Union partners with Sportradar

The Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) sat alongside Sportradar at a press conference to outline its education strategy that will see 32 workshops per season covering referees, BFU officials and all football players from the top two leagues. The significant statement of intent, a pledge to the fans and all the stakeholders of Bulgarian football, is reinforced by the fact that …

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Kambi looks forward to 2018 delivering record quarter performance

Publishing its Q4 2017 trading update (period ending 31 December), industry sports betting platform provider Kambi Plc has detailed a strong finish to its full-year trading. The Nordic Nasdaq-listed enterprise, reports Q4 2017 revenues of €19 million a 33% increase on Q4 2016’s €14.3 million, with performance aided by favourable sporting results recorded during the period. A strong revenue momentum …

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Nigel Quadros – Supabet – “Africa is the new frontier of business”

It’s no secret that Africa, as a continent, encompasses a number of the world’s fastest-growing economies. With that in mind, it’s little wonder that companies from across the globe have identified it as a region to focus on. The sports betting industry is no different, and at last week’s ICE Totally Gaming conference, a panel entitled “Localising your African expansion …

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Proven Player… Kindred Group delivers exceptional growth for 2017 trading

Stockholm-listed European online gambling operator Kindred Group Plc, closes a successful and transformative 2017, as the company records a further ‘all-time high’ performance for its Q4 2017 trading. Publishing its ‘unaudited’ Q4 and full-year 2017 trading update (period ending 31 December), Kindred governance details a strong end of year trading which saw the company generate Q4 gross winnings of £238 …

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Big on Racing… Matchbook goes Commission Free for Cheltenham 2018

Online betting exchange Matchbook, has removed all commissions on its racing market wagers as part of its Cheltenham Festival 2018 marketing drive. Having started the promotion on 9 February, Matchbook details that it has dropped its standard 1.5% commission rate on winning racing bets until 19 March. The betting exchange’s exclusive promotion will cover the upcoming Cheltenham Festival 2018 (Tuesday …

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No Love! Ladbrokes views short lifespan for ITV’s ‘Survival of the Fittest’

Opening its latest TV market for ITV2’s new reality show ‘Survival of the Fittest’, Ladbrokes Entertainment has placed contestant Georgie Clarke as its 5/2 initial market favourite to be crowned ‘Queen of the Savanna’. First broadcast on Sunday 11 February, ‘Survival of the Fittest’ has been branded as a ‘reality format challenge show’ developed by ITV, which sees ‘hot, young …

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Kindred Group steps up fight against corruption in UK sports

Stockholm-listed online gambling firm Kindred Group Plc has strengthened its sports integrity initiatives confirming that it has joined the Sports Betting Intelligence Forum (SBIF) and further signed a memorandum-of-understanding with the Rugby Football Union (RFU). Updating the market, Kindred will work with the SBIF becoming a betting industry stakeholder in developing initiatives to ‘protect sports and prevent sports corruption’. Established in …

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