Sportsbook

Marathonbet secures Middlesbrough FC betting partnership

European sports betting operator Marathonbet furthers its presence within English football by announcing that it has agreed terms with Championship football club Middlesbrough FC to become its official betting partner for the Season 2015/2016. The betting partnership enables Marathonbet to brand the North Stand of Middlesbrough’s famous Riverside Stadium (capacity – 32,000). The brand will receive further coverage through access to …

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Decreased player activity & margin impacts hinder mybet H1 2015 performance

A decline in player activity has impacted German sports betting operator mybet SE H1 2015 performance. Issuing a corporate update (period ending 30 June), the operator would record a 5.5% increase in group revenues to €36.3 million (H1 2014 – €34.4 million). The increase in group revenues did not translate to positive earnings and profits performance which saw the operator …

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Betfred – Labour Leadership market reaches £250,000 in wagers

UK independent bookmaker Betfred has revealed that it has recorded £250,000 wagered on the outcome of the Labour Party Leadership election. The bookmaker stated that its market levels were unprecedented, reaching its highest levels for a party political leadership campaign. With candidate ballots due to be sent out today to party members, the bookmaker revealed that it had recorded 50% …

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Brazil expects delays as Dilma stalls betting legislation

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has stalled the progress of Legislation 671-2015 for the provisions of regulated fixed odds sports betting, citing that law makers needed more time to review its framework and context. Presented to President Dilma for sanctioned sign off at the start of July, the legislation had been approved for progress by Brazil’s Senate. The legislation would look …

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CFO latest to leave spread betting operator IG Group

IG Group Holdings plc, one of the biggest spread betting operators, has announced that Chief Financial Officer Chris Hill is to leave the company in order to take up the role of Chief Financial Officer at Hargreaves Lansdown plc.  It is anticipated Hill will continue in his current role until the end of his notice period and leave IG in …

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Unibet files for Romanian Licence

European sports betting operator Unibet has confirmed that it is in the process of re-applying for a Romanian online gambling licence. The operator sent a communication to media partners and affiliates making them aware of their market intentions. A Unibet Email read “While Unibet is still analysing the licence requirements/conditions, we would like to let you know that Unibet is in the …

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Coral bags two year betting partnership with Fulham FC

West London Championship football side Fulham FC has today announced that it has entered a two year betting and igaming partnership with bookmaker Coral Coral will become the Official Betting Partner of ‘The Cottagers’ gaining exclusive promotion of its services throughout Fulham’s Cravan Cottage Stadium (capacity – 25,000) on match days. Coral will become main sponsor of the football club’s …

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Week One of Premier League favours bookmakers – AccaTracker data

In a week where William Hill and Ladbrokes have been citing poor sporting results in their disappointing interim figures, the start of the football season should have been a fillip for bookmakers. Data from AccaTracker, the leading football betting app developed by Team FA, found that the two most popular matches in people’s accumulators on the first weekend of Premier …

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Sportradar nets 365Scores ‘Live Match Tracker’ partnership

Sports data provider Sportradar has announced the integration of its Live Match Tracker into the 365Scores mobile app. The Live Match Tracker provides comprehensive and graphically enhanced live content, including live scores overview, point-by-point coverage, live statistics, attack visualisation and positional data of match events across a variety of different sports including soccer, basketball, rugby, tennis, volleyball and handball among others. …

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bet365 gains Malta MGA remote sports betting license

Independent UK sports betting operator bet365, has today confirmed that it has been granted a Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) Class 2 Remote Gaming License for its sports betting services and operations. bet365 management released the following statement regarding its Malta sportsbook application “Due to the regulatory developments in various operating territories, bet365 decided that in addition to the remote gaming …

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