Sportsbook

Gala Coral wins “Operator of the Year” at the 2015 EGR Operator Awards

Industry news source EGR Magazine crowned Gala Coral Interactive as “Operator of the Year” at the 2015 EGR Operator Awards. Hosted at the Artillery Garden at the HAC London with a reported 600 industry professionals in attendance, Gala Coral took home the award night’s top honour. The operator would also be awarded prizes for ‘Best Bingo Operator’ and ‘Mobile Bingo …

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Arsenal let down punters after falling in The Hawthorns – AccaTracker Analysis

Bookmakers were toasting West Bromwich Albion’s 2-1 victory over Arsenal at the Hawthorns this weekend as the match was the banker on most people’s accumulators this weekend. Data from the AccaTracker app, which has been developed by Team FA to allow users to monitor their multiple bets, showed that the match was selected by 7% of punters, meaning that they …

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JetBet launches “Maxim Sports Live” game

Las Vegas based start-up JetBet has announced the launch of its first social sports engagement game with men’s lifestyle and entertainment brand Maxim Magazine. The game titled “Maxim Sports Live” will allow US sports fans to predict real-time sports results in an optimised “second screen” environment. The game will be promoted throughout Maxim’s digital verticals and on the media owners …

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Dutch Democratic & Labour parties seek betting amendments

The Dutch Labour (PVdA) and Democratic People’s Parties (VVD) are reported to be seeking to restrict certain online betting activities in order to prevent match fixing and maintain integrity standards within national sports. The coalition parties are seeking to submit new wagering amendments to the proposed Dutch online gambling bill, with the aim of removing betting on “easy to manipulate” …

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WantMyBet wants to “Get Your Tips Out!” with Example & Jimmy Bullard

New social betting network, WantMyBet wants to “Get Your Tips Out!” Launching in the UK, the tipster network will enable sports consumers to search and discover the latest and most popular tips from around the world. WantMyBet adds that it has “stripped out” the complicated betting jargon to create a simplified engagement with its users. The social betting platform will …

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Betfair gains first New Jersey exchange wagering license

FTSE listed Betfair has achieved a significant breakthrough for its US operations, by gaining the first ever exchange wagering license granted by the New Jersey Racing Commission (NJRC). Betfair US in partnership with Darby Development the racetrack operator of Monmouth Park had its wagering exchange services granted approval by the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority (NJSEA). Following a review …

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Oulala nets Leicester City FC fantasy partnership

  Having launched in the UK last October, European real-money fantasy football operator Oulala expands its UK market presence by announcing that it has agreed a partnership with Leicester City FC Malta based Oulala (Oulala.com) will become the Foxes first Fantasy Football Partner, and will see the launch of a bespoke Leicester City fantasy football game. The bespoke game will …

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Chinese Police bust 500 billion yuan online betting syndicate

China’s Federal police force have busted a multinational online gambling syndicate reported to have wagered more than 500 billion yuan (£52 billion) in bets and with a customer base of nearly a million registered members. The arrests were ordered by China’s Ministry of Public Security under fraud investigation Opertion 109. Local news sources report that the investigation into the syndicate …

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mybet targets €5 million investment with new issue of convertible bond

Frankfurt Xetra listed bookmaker mybet Holdings SE has issued a market statement detailing that it will look to raise €5 million (£3.5 million) in funds through the issue of new convertible bond. The funds will be used expand mybet’s existing marketing services and further the development of the operator’s new IT platform. mybet governance who issued a 2015 profit warning …

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SNAI gains app inventory with NYX Gaming’s Game360

SNAI will become the first Italian operator to launch a wearable betting app after announcing that it was launching a set of dedicated native apps in partnership with NYX Gaming Group subsidiary Game360. The  SNAI app range  will include launches on  AppleWatch, IOS and Android devices, the partnership sees Game360 (Game360.it) further its betting provision for the Italian market. This year …

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