Sportsbook

New mobile app brings horseracing to hand

 At The Races has launched a brand new, comprehensive and free to download app for all iPhone and Android users.  The At The Races app gives users access to horse racing news, race cards, video form, tipsters, Timeform analysis and betting services. The At The Races app brings content and services from the UK’s largest racing TV channel and website …

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Betfred launches new campaign across sporting portfolio

Bookmaker Betfred has launched a new TV advertising campaign covering a range of sporting events and featuring owner Fred Done. Seven new commercials have been produced and they feature nine different sports. The adverts were shot on location at Haydock Park Racecourse, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Nottingham Greyhound Stadium, Widnes Vikings’ stadium and Liverpool Olympia. Betfred’s Head of Marketing Gemma …

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Coingaming launches Bitcoin sportsbook

Coingaming.io, software provider for white-label Bitcoin casino solutions has announced that it has launched its bitcoin only sportsbook product ahead of the forthcoming English Premiership football season which starts on August 8th 2015. The sportsbook solution will offer several unique opportunities for bitcoin gaming operators. The new product has been designed and built in-house to maximize profits for bitcoin operators looking to …

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Intralot secures 35% stake in bit8 platform

Greek lottery and gambling systems operator Intralot has bolstered its digital gaming and sports betting services by confirming it has acquired a 35% stake in digital gambling platform provider bit8. Intralot did not disclose the acquisition sum of its stake in Bit8, however the company informed that it had first option on increase its stake in the platform provider to …

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Bookmakers place Corbyn at the front of Labour Leadership race

As the Labour leadership race enters its last full month of campaigning with ballots sent out to party members on 14 August, UK bookmakers have placed far left candidate Jeremy Corbyn as frontrunner to win the party leadership. Corbyn who did not register with many bookmakers as a contender for party leadership in May, leads bookmaker markets at 6/4, followed …

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Peter Greenhill joins Equiom as Head of e-Business

Former Isle of Man CEO of e-Gaming Development and Director of e-Business Peter Greenhill has joined international trust and corporate services provider, Equiom, as Head of its e-Business division. Based at Equiom’s Isle of Man office,Greenhill is set to take up his new role from October 2015, as  e-Business leader he will be tasked with driving forward and planning strategy for  Equiom digital service offerings, supported …

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ESL strikes with 24/7 esport channel on Twitch

The world’s largest organised eSports body, the ESL, has launched the industry’s first 24/7 Counter Strike channel via popular streaming platform, Twitch. It will be integrated fully into tv.eslgaming.com (ESL media directory), and will primarily offer coverage of the ESL ESEA Pro League’s weekly Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The ambitious long term plan is to gradually introduce new channels which’ll cover …

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FanDuel expands mobile development capabilities with KotiKan acquisition

Following last week’s announcement of its $275 million Series E venture round funding, daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator FanDuel has confirmed the acquisition of Scottish app development studio KotiKan. FanDuel who stated that it would use its raised funds to further develop in-house development and delivery competencies, acquired the Edinburgh based mobile development studio who have worked on FanDuel mobile …

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Ader’s Springowl tells GVC Holdings to increase its bwin.party bid

New York activist investor Jason Ader has suggested that GVC Holdings Plc will need to increase its 122.5p per share offer in order to succeed in its takeover bid for bwin.party Entertainment. Ader’s investment fund Springowl, which owns 5.2% of bwin.party, has stated that GVC Holdings and its bid backer Cerberus Capital Management will need to up its offer to …

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Ladbrokes launches tailored digital platform designed by Playtech

Ladbrokes has announced the launch of its single unifying digital platform, developed by igaming technology provider Playtech. The platform aims to improve player engagement on Ladbrokes digital inventory by enhancing product layouts,  optimising customer journey and providing faster load times. Ladbrokes management stated that the new platform will be aimed at tailoring to the customers needs and choices.  Operationally Ladbrokes …

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