Sportsbook

mybet continues restructuring with Italian sale & UK exit

mybet Holdings, holding company of mybet.com have completed a further round of  corporate restructuring with the announcement of the operators exit from the UK betting market and the sale of its Italian business division. This week, the German operator issued a statement to players and media partners that it would no longer be accepting UK wagers on its products. mybet …

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General Court of the EU upholds the Danish tax regime for online gambling

The General Court of the EU issued a ruling at first instance in the Danish State aid case (and upheld the European Commission’s decision, confirming that the Danish regime instituting a lower tax for online gambling is compliant with EU state-aid rules. In doing so, the Court found that the applicants did not demonstrate that they were directly and individually …

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William Hill US opens Tahoe sportsbook with Hard Rock Hotels

William Hill has announced the agreement of terms with the Seminole Tribe Florida owners of the Hard Rock  Hotels & Leisure and Casino Lake Tahoe to operate a sportsbook in the casino’s South Lake Tahoe complex. The deal will see William Hill expand its US retail betting operations within the states of California/Nevada, with the integration of the sportsbook inside …

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Celeb betting site flashbitch.com partners with Coral

UK novelty and celeb betting blog  have chosen Coral in an exclusive  partnership. Flash Bitch is a TV blog with a primary focus on reality television and related betting. An edgy, controversial and sarcastic tone provides a commentary to the latest look at reality television from a tongue-in-cheek perspective while directing its readers to Coral’s latest odds and regular100% exclusive enhanced …

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Point of Consumption delayed until November

The controversial Point of Consumption licensing regime, due to come in on 1 October, has been delayed for a month in order to give the judge presiding over the Judicial Review time to consider the arguments. The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has been a vocal opponent to the proposed Point of Consumption laws, suggesting they are contrary to …

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mybet scores BILD betting partnership

German online sports betting operator mybet Holdings has announced the agreement of a betting partnership with popular German sports newspaper BILD. The agreement between the two parties will see mybet deliver special odds and promotions on Bundesliga 2014/2015 matches to  BILD readership. The operator’s sports betting product will promote on both BILD digital and media publications. BILD, Germany biggest distributed …

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Ladbrokes renews sponsorship of St Leger Festival

Senior management at Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) and Doncaster Racecourse announced that  Ladbrokes would be renewing its sponsorship of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival for 2015 and 2016. This news comes on the back of a record breaking 2014 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival which saw 62,000 people attend the Town Moor track across the four days, strong betting turnover across the four-day Festival and …

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Louis Castle appointed Chairman of Metric Gaming

Las Vegas-based Metric Gaming LLC,  provider of super live in-play sports betting platforms announced that Louis Castle has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors, replacing Peter Bertilsson who will be taking over as the company’s President & CEO. “It is with great pleasure that I welcome Louis Castle to chair Metric Gaming’s board,” said Mr. Bertilsson, remarking …

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bettingexpert – Stephen Harris – A summer of discontent for UK bookmakers

After a frantic summer season of racing in the UK, today we take the opportunity to discuss the state of the market and the fate of the sport with major northern bookmaker Nick Corbett of Corbettsports. Nick is in a unique position to offer a view on racing, with superb pitches on-course at the premier meetings in the north and …

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32Red posts record performance for H1 2014

Ahead of the introduction of the UK POC tax and changes in gambling regulations, igaming operator 32Red Plc published its H1 2014 interim results.  The operator produced record results with regards to gaming revenues and EBITDA. 32Red recorded H1 2014 Gross Gaming Revenues of £ 22.6 million (+ 19% on H1 2013 £19 million),   the operator was able to produce …

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