The latest sportsbook news for the gambling industry.

Mybet Appoint Sven Ivo Brinck as Chief Executive.

German gaming operator Mybet Group, operator of sports betting brands –, mybet and totobet has appointed former Tipp24 lotteries senior executive Sven Ivo Brinck to replace Mathias Dahms as the Groups Chief Executive. Brinck joins the mybet group after more than ten years service to Tipp24, the Hamburg based online lottery brokerage, Brinck held various senior positions during his …

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Profit Surge Sees Betfred Plan Expansion

SBC News Profit Surge Sees Betfred Plan Expansion

The Manchester Evening News newspaper has reported that gaming operator Betfred is preparing to further expand after a strong performance in 2014, which has seen the company record a profit surge of almost £70 million (€83 million/$114.3 million). The Manchester based newspaper reports that Betfred posted a record revenue of £8 billion, a 16.5% increase on the  £6.7 billion revenues reported by …

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Olybet – Granted Gaming Licence in Lithuania

Last Friday the 13th of December 2013, Olympic Entertainment Group, the holding company of Olybet sports betting brand was granted a sports betting and gaming license allowing the operator to offer and promote gaming products to Lithuania citizens. Olybet are set to target the region by opening sports betting cafes and offering customer sports betting services online Olympic Entertainment Group, …

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New Jersey Governor Fights For Sports Betting

New Jersey Governor Republican Chris Christie stated that he would ask the US Supreme Court to permit sports betting to take place in authorized New Jersey state casinos, after a federal appeals court said late Friday it would not rehear the Governors re-appeal for sports betting . US professional sports leagues and the National College Athletic Association (NCAA), have previously …

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Betfair Publish Positive Net Earnings for Q3 2013

SBC News Betfair Publish Positive Net Earnings for Q3 2013

iGaming operator Betfair published Q3 2013 performance reports, figures saw Betfair report increased earnings despite a decline on revenue. The London stock exchanged listed operator reported that company revenues had dropped by 6% o £188m (€227m/$308m) for the six month period leading to October 2013. Decline in gaming revenues was attributed to Betfair withdrawing operations and marketing from Greece and Germany …

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SBC Interview – Francis Osei-Amoaten Discusses Matchbook’s Relaunch

SBC News SBC Interview - Francis Osei-Amoaten Discusses Matchbook's Relaunch

Online betting exchange, recently launched their new betting exchange platform and new responsive website. Having undertaken this new product revamp, has ambitious plans for 2014. Team SBC caught up with Global Head of Acquisitions Francis Osei-Amoaten to discuss the current betting exchange market, marketing in sports betting and’s ambitious future plans.   SBC: Hi Francis pleasure to …

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Sportech Announce Strategic Progress in 2013

SBC News Sportech Announce Strategic Progress in 2013

Sportech – tote pool and sports betting operator announced in an interim management statement, that the company had undergone ‘substantial strategic progress’ during the third quarter of 2013, allowing the company to place itself for future growth opportunities.. Sportechs racing operations posted a betting revenue of $160 million (€118.5 million) for the period ending September 31. The company had witnessed …

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SBC Attends Re-Launch Party!

SBC News SBC Attends Re-Launch Party!

Re-launch Party Serves Up a Treat, As MatchBook Raises The ‘Steaks’ in Sports Betting, With New Exchange Product! The SBC team were fortunate enough to attend’s product re-launch party at the world famous Greenwich 02 Arena, for an evening of fine dining and top class tennis! The team pulled out all the entertainment stops, inviting a select group …

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1960Bet Partner With Inspired Gaming Group

SBC News 1960Bet Partner With Inspired Gaming Group

African online gaming operator – 1960Bet has announced an executive supplier deal with with igaming software supplier – Inspired Gaming Group. The partnership deal will see Inspired Gaming Group supply the Nigerian based sports betting brand with igaming software and published games content, including popular titles – Virtual Racing, Virtual Soccer and Virtual Greyhounds. Steve Rogers MD of Inspired Gaming …

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