Sportsbook

PWC expects no igaming agenda for South Africa

Accountancy firm PWC has stated that the South African government is unlikely to open and regulate its online gambling market, due to continued governmental stalling on the issue and concerns regarding gambling addiction. Nikki Foster Gambling Industry Leader for PWC South Africa, commented that South Africa’s government had been working to introduce online gambling regulations for the past decade, however …

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Unibet agrees Wi-Fi partnership with Celtic FC

Unibet and Scottish Premier League Champions Celtic FC have agreed an exclusive W-Fi and betting partnership. The agreement was brokered by sports media agency Sports Revolution and will allow Celtic supporters to access Unibet sports betting inventory at Celtic Park  stadium via the CelticLive app. The deal will give Unibet potential coverage to over 155,000 Celtic FC fans who have …

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Gala Coral 2014 earnings boosted 9.1% by improved retail and online performance

Betting and gaming operator Gala Coral, reported gross profits up  9.1% to £890.1 million for 2014 (2013 – £815.4 million), as the operator published its unaudited performance report (period up to 27 September). The operator recorded improved revenue performance of £1.239 billion for the opening nine months of 2014 (2013 – £1.091 billion). The company’s improved revenues and gross profits, …

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UKGC implements fund protection ratings for licensed operators

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has announced that it will require UK licensed online gaming and betting operators to display a customer fund protection rating on their terms and conditions page. The three tiered rating system will provide UK online gaming consumers with further information regarding operator player fund protection, payment processing and operator fund terms. The UKGC will require …

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BetVictor punter wins ‘life changing’ £50k from £5 accumulator

While international friendlies may not live long in the memory for most, last night’s fixtures will certainly be remembered for a while by one lucky BetVictor customer. Post-graduate student Karla Drew, a promising heptathlete and 100m hurdler who trains with Jessica Ennis-Hill, placed a £5 bet on the outcome of 10 international matches last night and has become £50,000 richer …

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bet365 signs pre-paid card partnership with Emerchants

Australian payment prepaid solution provider Emerchants Limited has announced that it has signed an agreement with corporate bookmaker, bet365, to provide their customers with reloadable payment cards. It is planned that these cards will be rolled out in the first half of 2015, pending approval from Emerchants’ sponsoring Authorised Deposit-Taking Institution (ADI). Mr Tom Cregan, Managing Director of Emerchants Limited …

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FA launches Sports Betting Integrity Forum

The English Football Association (The FA) held its first ever Sports Betting Integrity Forum on Monday 17 November, with FA Director of Football Governance & Regulation Darren Bailey acting as the forums chair. The forum was held at The Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London. Among the key topics on the forums agenda where how all levels of British sports …

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Bet Advisor Form Table – Joao Gomez achieves 49% winning yield

Stefano Saccani Bet Advisor Affiliate & Business Development Manager reviews BetAdvisor.com’s tipsters form and betting highlights: Week 5 Joao Gomez – Tipster of the Week With 24 tips placed, +737 units of profit and a yield of 49.13%, it’s no surprise that Joao Gomez wins the tipster of the week award this week. A solid run of tips, especially over …

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OpenBet adds 3 year extension to William Hill partnership

Sports betting technology provider OpenBet has announced a new three-year partnership extension with William Hill, which will see OpenBet continue to supply the operator with digital and mobile sports betting ttechnologies and provisions. Building on the longstanding relationship between OpenBet and William Hill, this new agreement focuses on collaboration and driving closer working practices to deliver William Hill greater technological …

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Amaya to focus on sports betting product development amid bwin.party takeover rumours

Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov, outlined the importance of sports betting for his company’s future growth strategy. Speaking to investors after reporting Amaya Gaming’s Q3 results, Baazov confirmed that the operator would continue to “invest heavily” in developing a proprietary sports betting product. Baazov outlined that Amaya would look to launch a sportsbook for its Full Tilt brand in the …

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