Sportsbook

France-Pari posts first ever earnings and profits

French licensed sports betting operator France-Pari has declared its first ever profits, as the operator posted EBITDA earnings of €500,000 (FY 2013: -€200,000). The operator’s positive EBITDA performance transferred to net profits of €300,000, compared to the €700,000 in operational earnings loss posted in 2013 Company governance stated that the turnaround to positive earnings results had been driven by growth …

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Telenor Serbia integrates Sportradar data services

Sports data and insight company Sportradar has  announced the successful integration of its Live Score mobile application and its Live Sports Centre solution into the digital mobile offer of Telenor Serbia. With the integration of the Sportradar products, Telenor’s customers will gain access to comprehensive live scores service in the market, covering more than 550 leagues and tournaments across more …

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Amaya Gaming eyes fantasy sports entry in 2015

During yesterday’s 2014 earnings call Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov indicated that the company was exploring entry into the burgeoning US fantasy sports market. Baazov indicated that Amaya views a great cross over fit between Poker and daily fantasy sports consumers. Baazov stated that the company would look to launch fantasy sports operations by the second half of 2015, targeting …

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mybet feels positive for 2015 as operator undergoes 2014 turnaround

The governance of European sports betting operator mybet Holdings has stated that it will continue to focus on repositioning its company within the European sports betting and igaming markets. Reporting on its full year 2014 performance, governance maintained mybet Holdings had performed a ‘turnaround’ in 2014 with corporate revenues up 8% to €70.4 million (FY 2013: €65 million ). Having …

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Betting Awards to launch in Russia

June will see Moscow host the Betting Awards 2015 ceremony as part of Russian Gaming Week, an international gaming and entertainment exhibition. Betting networks, online bookmakers, providers of payment solutions and services, industry media and other members of the Russian market will compete for awards in more than 10 categories. Smile Expo, an organiser of the ceremony, has gained the …

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ComeOn! extends supplier partnership with SBTech

Igaming and sports betting technology supplier SBTech has announced the 3rd multi-year extension of their partnership with Co-Gaming Ltd, operator of leading Scandinavian brands ComeOn! and Mobilbet. The extended partnership deal will see SBTech providing Co-Gaming with a sports betting platform that’s fully compliant with the latest UK regulations, following the issue of a UK licence to SBTech from the …

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Shwartz takes EveryMatrix role as Vice President for Product Development

EveryMatrix has announced the appointment of Oren Cohen Shwartz, who it describes as ‘a brilliant new Vice President for Product Development’, in its quest to adapt to the changing dynamics of the iGaming industry and hire the most knowledgeable and highly qualified staff. Shwartz is a highly experienced executive manager in the online gaming, video and security industries, with a …

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XLMedia confident of strong 2015 as company reports earnings boost in 2014

London AIM listed igaming marketing and player acquisition specialist XLMedia published its year end 2014 financial performance recording top line metric growth on all key metrics. A successful 2014, saw XLMedia increase gross revenues by 47% to $50.7 million (FY 2013: $34.5 million). The operator was able to report EBITDA growth of 28% to $17 million (FY 2013: $13.3 million). …

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DGOJ adds Spanish new gambling advertising standards provisions

Spain’s gambling regulator the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), has pushed forward with amendments to the regulations of advertising and marketing of online gambling products to Spanish consumers. The regulator published amendments for online gambling advertising to be added its existing regulatory framework. Under the new terms all operators will have to market their products in accordance with …

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Betfair expands UK political commentary with Mike Smithson

Having announced the launch of its ‘Betfair Predicts’ mobile app last week, Betfair marketing has further expanded its political content by adding political betting blogger Mike Smithson to its team ahead of the UK General Election in May. Smithson a former Liberal Democrat politician and founder of popular politics blog PoliticalBetting.com, has been hired on a consultancy basis and will …

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