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Gfinity narrows losses as eSports operator focuses on tech and league developments

Presenting its H1 financial update (six month period ending 31 December) London AIM-listed eSports live events operator Gfinity has reported a 45% increase in corporate revenues to £900,000. The firm founded in 2012 with the aim of growing UK live eSports arenas remains earnings ineffective, posting a period operational loss of £1.7 million, narrowing on pretax losses of £1.9 million posted ... Read More »

BetBright’s Conor White targets top spot at Sedgefield

Tipster Challenge Sedgefield

BetBright’s Conor White has adopted a bold approach in the Tipster Challenge at Sedgefield, by taking on several short price favourites in a bid to challenge the leaders. The Marketing Manager for the Irish operator has gone against the likes of Jac The Legend and Crackdeloust, preferring to take a chance on relative outsiders such as Shake It Up and Bollin ... Read More »

Caesars Entertainment promotes Christian Stuart to Gaming & Interactive lead

Updating the market, US gambling operator Caesars Entertainment Corp (CEC) has confirmed the promotion of Christian Stuart to the newly created role of Executive Vice President of Gaming and Interactive Entertainment The promotion sees Stuart a ten-year CEC veteran (2007-2017), join the firm’s executive management team. Stuart steps up to the new CEC leadership position having previously served as Chief ... Read More »

GambleAware ‘Moses’ report – industry self-exclusion schemes are proving to be effective

Commissioned by industry charity GambleAware, a study of industry ‘self-exclusion’ practices carried out by Chrysalis Research has found that consumer protection schemes are proving to be effective at stop problem gambling. The evaluation of ‘Multi Operator Self Exclusion Scheme’ (“MOSES”) for UK licensed betting shops has detailed that 83% of users researched found industry practices effective in reducing or stopping ... Read More »

JackpotJoy CEO hails strong results despite ‘turbulent year’

JackpotJoy Plc has posted impressive growth figures in its maiden results on the London Stock Exchange after the online operator’s move from Toronto and rebranding from the Intertain name. The firm has announced strong group financial performance on a like-for-like basis with revenue growth of 15% and adjusted EBITDA growth of 19%, with record cash generation for the year in the ... Read More »

Global Reviews – The 7 most important drivers for online sports betting customers

  What core dynamics and values drive a consumer to deposit and engage with an online sports betting operator. User experience and digital marketing consultancy Global Reviews details seven key drivers that betting consumers analyze when making their purchase decision. In an ultra-competitive price driven industry, Global Reviews notes that design and style factors play a significant role in a player’s final ... Read More »

Jim Mullen – Size Matters for Ladbrokes Coral future success & value

Presenting a forward-looking statement to investors, Ladbrokes Coral CEO Jim Mullen states that his firm’s executive team must now match its enlarged revenue generating capabilities with market-leading operational efficiencies, in order for the FTSE enterprise to reach its optimal value. Speaking 150 days since officially completing the merger of Ladbrokes Coral, Mullen detailed that 120 senior executives had been presented ... Read More »

NFL owners say yes to the Las Vegas Raiders

Following its annual Franchise Owners General Meeting on Monday 27 March, the NFL has approved for the Oakland Raiders to move to Las Vegas Nevada within the next three years. US business news sources report that NFL Franchise owners voted overwhelmingly (31-1) in favour of a Las Vegas relocation for the Raiders, despite protests from Oakland fans and city officials. ... Read More »

New UK casino PlayOJO launches first ever TV Campaign

New UK-licensed online casino PlayOJO (PlayOJO.com) has launched its first ever UK TV advertising campaign ‘Not Bad for an Online Casino’.  The campaign has been created by London creative marketing agency 101 and stars British actor Geoff Bell star of movies’ ‘The Business’ and ‘Green Street Hooligans’. ‘Not Bad for an Online Casino’ will be broadcast on Channel 4, Sky and ... Read More »

VSoftCo – Sponsor Profile – #bofcon2017

LeoVegas #bofcon2017

SBC caught up with Simon Westbury, Managing Director for Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May) sponsor VSoftCo, to discuss his company’s approach to virtual sports betting, why he was attracted to the event and which parts of the Stamford Bridge conference agenda he is most looking forward to. SBC: Having also sponsored last year’s Betting on Sports conference, what is ... Read More »