Sportsbook

Betfair Q2 revenues climb 22%

Betfair Plc announced that it had recorded a 22% rise to £119 million in Q2 2014 gaming revenues. The operator outlined that its positive performance had been driven by a strong growth in active customers and favourable sporting results reported during the period ending 31 October. Betfair senior management stated that the operator had continued its positive momentum, gained from …

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ARJEL – World Cup 2014 boosts French sportsbook revenues

French online betting and gaming regulator Autorité de Régulation des Jeux En Ligne (ARJEL), published its Q3 2014 industry performance report. The regulator reported that gross gaming revenues from sports betting had increased 94% to €60 million (2013 Q3 – €31 million). The online regulator said that the industry’s positive sports betting performance had been primarily driven by high betting …

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EIG Start-Up Focus – Jacob List Levbet – Leveraged Betting

Business Correspondent Mark McGuinness caught up with EiG 2014 Pitch Winner  Levbet.net CEO and co-founder Jacob List for an update on developing sports betting in the image of financial market trading, especially Leveraged sports betting. Jake List is the founder of LevBet, a startup platform for trading sports betting odds with leveraged financial products.  Trained in equal parts across betting, …

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Henrik Tjärnström outlines Unibet mobile growth & innovation

Having  reported Unibet Plc’s best ever financial quarter performance last week, recording a doubling in net profits to £16.5 million, Unibet CEO Henrik Tjärnström outlined that the operator would continue to invest and innovate through its mobile channels in order to maintain its positive momentum. Speaking to investors, Unibet’s CEO hailed the operators mobile product strategy which Tjärnström claimed was innovative …

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bet-at-home secures UKGC licence

Ahead of the impending UK Point of Consumption Tax and changes to UK licensing for online gambling operators, European sports betting operator bet-at-home announced that it had been awarded an online sports betting and casino licence by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). A company statement read: “With the approved license bet-at-home.com sets another milestone in terms of legal certainty in …

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Titanbet UK sponsors Kempton Park meet

Titanbet.co.uk has agreed to sponsor its first National Hunt meeting at Kempton Park, as it continues its expansion in the British market. The online sportsbook has taken over the card at the Sunbury-on-Thames course for an afternoon of racing on Monday November 3rd. The deal includes an additional Twilight meeting to follow on from the three race nights at Jockey Club Racecourses’ …

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Bet Advisor – Tipster Profile – Arie Hordman

With the all the ice hockey leagues now in full swing, this week we have interviewed Arie Hordman, the ice hockey tipster specialist on Bet Advisor.Since he joined Bet Advisor in January 2013 he has always maintained an excellent form and consistency, providing to his client a yield of 9.37% in 661 tips. Click Here to see Arie Hordman’s Bet Advisor …

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Gala Coral extends Inspired Gaming virtual sports on mobile

 Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), , today announced that UK betting and gambling operator Gala Coral had extended its Virtual Sports license to also include mobile. Inspired currently provides Coral with seven concurrent channels of Virtual Sports for both retail and online, equating to over 3,000 events a day. These will all now be available on Coral Mobile.  The channels are: …

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ASA seeks industry rethink of Free Bets promotions

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has asked for the gambling  and sports betting industries to rethink its promotion and advertising terminology with regards to “Free Bets” promotions. ASA, the UK advertising watchdog, stated that after a review of UK gambling advertising complaints, it had found public concerns with regards to Free Bets and Free Money promotions. Central to the …

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Ladbrokes partners with Brisbane Roar FC

Ladbrokes has continued to expand its brand presence and coverage in the Australian sports betting market with the announcement that it had entered a marketing partnership with A-League soccer team Brisbane Roar FC. Ladbrokes Australia confirmed that it had agreed a one season deal with Brisbane Roar, the partnership agreement will see the Ladbrokes brand promoted throughout the football clubs …

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