Sportsbook

William Reeve Set To Leave Paddy Power

William Reeve the Head of Operations for Irish igaming operator Paddy Power has announced that he intends to step down from his current position, in order to pursue personal commercial opportunities outside of igaming. Reeve had held the position of Head of Operations for the Dublin based operator for just over one year, prior to his operational role Mr Reeve …

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bwin.party Announce Business Overhaul to Support New Business Strategy

The bwin.party board have warned that 2013 year revenue would fall by up to 17 percent as senior management look to shrink its operations and concentrate on fewer markets and optimize it’s revenue streams. The igaming operator will now look to focus its operations in regulated markets and potential US regional markets, as the country looks to open legislation on …

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BetTech Partner With Ugandan operator 256Bet

BetTech Gaming  the provider of  technology solutions to the gaming sector, has secured a partnership with Uganda-based land and online betting operator 256Bet. The South African company will provide its flagship BetTech Sports product to significantly upgrade and re-launch 256Bet.com alongside the introduction of a brand new mobile betting verticals for the African focused sports entertainment company. A further wide …

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Examining The Debate on Sports Integrity & Regulation of Gaming in Brazil

Despite Brazil’s ban on most forms of gambling, betting is a popular pastime amongst Brazilian football-fanatics. The estimated size of the un-licensed sports betting market is unknown, but exponential growth is anticipated during the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016. With an intensified betting activity in an un-licensed and un-monitored environment comes a higher risk of …

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Betfred.com stops Australian Player Registrations.

iGaming operator Betfred yesterday announced publicly that its online sports betting and igaming operations would no longer accept registrations/sign ups  from Australian user IP’s. Betfred yesterday sent communications to Australian customers and to media partners operating in the region. The communications sent out by Betfred commented that the igaming operator wanted to comply with new Australian regulations regarding online gaming. …

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William Hill Prepare for Australia with Relaunch of Brand

iGaming operator William Hill announced this Friday a 20% rise in it’s first half of 2013 year sales. William Hill stated that it had experienced a “record” Grand National, after Auroras Encore, the 66-1 outsider, rode to victory.The bookmaker also noted a gain of £400,000 staked on the birth of the Royal baby, which William Hill claimed to gain 4,000 …

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Betway Sponsor Total Warrior UK Charity Run

Online sports book Betway has agreed to sponsor the Cumbria 10 kilometer and 10 mile  Total Warrior Challenge. The UK charity event run hosted in the Lake District is the toughest amateur run in the uk cross country calendar and will see more than 5,000 runners participate. Bob Dutnall, Betway’s Executive Director, sCommented:  “Betway is delighted to announce its sponsorship …

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Aussie Tom Waterhouse Sued by Bet247

Australian white label sports betting brand Bet247 has filed a legal lawsuit against  sports betting expert Tom Waterhouse over  in the 2011 rescue of Bet247 customers following the failure of Bet247′s wagering services provider – Sports Alive to secure transaction funds for player wagering. The Melbourne-based  Sports Alive brand went into  quickly into liquidation, and an investigation by the Australian Gambling …

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William Hill Show Interest in Australian Sportsbook – Tom Waterhouse

Australian business and  financial review newspaper ‘Australia Business’, issued reports that British bookmaker William Hill is understood to be leading the race to acquire celebrity businessman Tom Waterhouse’s Australian betting operation. Tom Waterhouse is a popular figure in Australian sports television and shares half-time sports betting reports on Australian rugby and Australian  football broadcasts. The potential deal allegedly values TomWaterhouse.com …

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Odds Against New Curbs On Australian Bookmakers

It is hard to miss bookmaker Tom Waterhouse on Australian television. No matter the channel or the sport, be it Wimbledon or the Melbourne Cup horse race, the bookmaker is never too far away to give the latest betting odds. But when he took an even more prominent role in March by sitting alongside the TV commentators for the National …

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