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Rough Q1 2017 opening sees mybet governance focus on future platform delivery & performance

Publishing its Q1 2017 trading statement, Frankfurt Xetra-listed European sports betting operator mybet Holding SE has detailed continued negative declines in its corporate revenues and earnings. A tough Q1 opening, has seen mybet post group revenues of €8.9 million, down 29% on corresponding Q1 2016’s €12.5 million. The operator detailed that its online casino product, had been ‘out of operation’ ... Read More »

Ebbe Groes – Power Up – Taking EveryMatrix to the Next Level…

An SBC exclusive interview, Ebbe Groes CEO of industry platform and software provider EveryMatrix speaks on his firm recent strategic investment, combined with a new board of governance. Following the firm’s most successful year in business, Groes the leader of EveryMatrix since 2008 details his firm’s future ambitions and product strategy, stating that he aims to take EveryMatrix to the ‘Next Level’… ... Read More »

TopBetta optimizes marketing capabilities with OtherLevels

Australia ASX-listed betting operator TopBetta has partnered with digital marketing platform provider OtherLevels in a bid to boost its customer engagement. The partnership will see TopBetta integrate OtherLevels marketing provisions, optimising performance and customer targeting across its website and mobile devices. OtherLevels’ digital marketing strategists have also been engaged to support and train TopBetta’s in-house team to implement methods to ... Read More »

Dutch KSA warns industry of tougher penalties & restrictions for ‘rogue’ operators

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), The Netherlands Gaming Authority has announced that it will step up its enforcement efforts against online gambling operators deemed to be illegally targeting and servicing national consumers. Issuing an industry warning, KSA Vice Chairman Henk HW Kesler stated that the authority would no longer tolerate ‘rogue’ operators offering illegal online betting and gambling services. KSA senior figures are ... Read More »

Matchroom Sports confirms 12BET as title sponsor of World Cup of Pool

Matchroom Sport has confirmed online bookmaker 12BET as the title sponsor of its upcoming ‘World Cup of Pool’ championship (13-18 June, York Hall – London). The Isle of Man and Philippines-based bookmaker takes over the title sponsorship from competitor Dafabet. In its twelfth addition, the World Cup of Pool features 32 international teams competing to be crowned the best at ... Read More »

Sun Bingo targets two Guinness World Records in Blackpool

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Sun Bingo has procured 75 oversized bingo balls (70cm) and a 4×4 metre bingo card, as the company prepares to break two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS ™ in Blackpool on Saturday 3 June. The UK-based bingo site, established in 2008, has targeted the current world records for the largest set of bingo balls and the largest bingo card. The event will be hosted ... Read More »

Acquisition & Integration effective Stride Gaming hits H1 2017 peak metrics

London AIM-listed multi-brand igaming group Stride Gaming Plc has posted its six-month interim H1 2017 results (period ending 28 February), reporting a 21% increase in corporate revenues to £44 million. The company has detailed a ‘strong organic growth’ to its portfolio of igaming brands, with an increased yield per player of £127 for its period activity. The continued improvement of ... Read More »

Mr Green selects Michael Vaughan as cricket ‘Sports Gent’

European online gambling group Mr Green has announced the appointment of former England Cricket Captain Michael Vaughan as its first ever ‘Sports Gent’ for sports betting subsidiary Mr Green Sports Betting. Confirming the appointment of Vaughan, one of England Cricket’s most successful captains, Mr Green  seeks to further establish its presence within the ultra-competitive UK online sports betting market. Enda ... Read More »

Sportech – £83 million sale of The Football Pools to be completed this June

Updating investors, London-listed betting systems provider Sportech Plc has informed that it is on course to complete its sale of The Football Pools to London private equity firm OpCapita for £83 million. Sportech governance states that its will conclude the sale by the Football Pools by 8 June, with OpCapita special vehicle ‘FP Acquisitions Limited’ having been approved a betting ... Read More »

Betfair Politics – Labour shortens odds, but all markets point to Tory victory on 8 June

With just ten days to go until the UK hits the 2017 General Election polling stations on 8 June, Betfair Politics reports that it has recorded £22 million traded across its ‘UK 2017’ Exchange betting markets. The Labour Party which started its campaign being given the longest ever opposition odds of a General Election victory at 18/1, is now priced at ... Read More »