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Kindred’s £176 million offer for 32Red becomes ‘unconditional’

Kindred Group’s £176 million outright cash offer for 32Red Plc assets has become ‘unconditional’ following its acceptance by 32Red majority shareholders and having gained approval by the Licensing Authority of Gibraltar. Updating the market this morning, the governance of 32Red informed corporate stakeholders that both its investors and directorship had accepted Kindred’s £176 million offer put forward on 23 February 2017. ... Read More »

Penta Investments leads Betting on Football panel on investment opportunities within the betting industry

Penta Investments

Following a year of mass industry consolidation, high-level panelists at Betting on Football 2017 will be discussing whether sports betting is still an attractive proposition for investors. The ‘Managing Risk’ panel at Stamford Bridge on 3 May will feature Valhalla Investments Chairman Mark Blandford, GVC Holdings COO Shay Segev and Dreamworx Online Founder & Investor Christian Edler, alongside Marek Šmrha, ... Read More »

Sandra Barton – EveryMatrix: Bringing MoneyMatrix to market…

This March industry software and platform developer EveryMatrix, announced the launch of its new industry payment service MoneyMatrix, a payment and risk management system designed and developed for industry stakeholder needs. SBC speaks to MoneyMatrix’s main project lead Sandra Barton (CEO MoneyMatrix) on the development and launch of EveryMatrix’s new service and its ambitions in 2017… _________________ SBC: Hi Sandra, ... Read More »

Golden Race – Sponsor Profile – #bofcon2017

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There’s not long to go until Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May), the fourth incarnation of the largest international football and betting trade conference. We caught up with Martin Wachter, the CEO and Founder for Platinum Sponsor Golden Race, to discuss new technology in virtual betting, and how virtual sports based companies can work better and more effectively with football ... Read More »

Industry eagerly awaits Ladbrokes Coral 2016 results

FTSE-listed Ladbrokes Coral will be the last ‘industry giant’ to declare its full-year 2016 performance this Tuesday 28 March, as city analysts await the maiden financial results of the newly enlarged enterprise following its £2.3 billion merger closure last November. Updating the market this January, Ladbrokes Coral governance detailed that full-year 2016 operating profits would be in-line with merger expectations ... Read More »

Sun Bets – Brexit UK 20/1 to finish bottom of Eurovision 2017

As Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to Trigger Article 50 on Wednesday 29 of March, British pop music may become the first victim of Great Britain’s fractured relationship with Europe. Opening ‘Eurovision 2017’ markets, the majority of bookmakers have placed UK entry Lucie Jones ‘Never Give Up on You’ at a longshot 35-40/1 to win the 62nd pan-European song contest. ... Read More »

Kindred Group looks at how AI can help detect problem gambling

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Earlier this month, Kindred Futures co-hosted a roundtable session in London exploring opportunities around how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to detect early signs of problem gambling. Kindred Futures, the innovation arm for Kindred Group (formerly Unibet Group), initiated discussions between leading academics, technology pioneers, addiction psychologists and Kindred’s team of responsible gambling experts. The focus was on the ... Read More »

RMG secures record broadcast coverage for Saturday’s $30 million Dubai World Cup

Continuing its broadcast partnership with Meydan Racing Course Dubai, Racecourse Media Group (RMG) will showcase the $30 million Dubai World Cup (Saturday 25 March), the racing fixture referred to as the ‘world’s richest race day’. Updating the market, RMG informs that this year’s Dubai World Cup will be made available to ‘over one billion homes’. The racing content specialist is ... Read More »

Betfair – Chocolate Digestives & Chocolate Hobnobs priced as ‘World Cup of Biscuits’ market favourites

Betfair has priced Chocolate Digestives as its current 6/4 market favourite to win BBC’s Comic Relief 2017 ‘World Cup of Biscuits’. Presented by ‘Pointless’ co-host Richard Osman, this year’s Comic Relief show (starting 7 pm BBC Channels) seeks to find out and settle all debate on ‘which biscuit is king’. Starting today with a 32 biscuits head-to-head first knockout round, ... Read More »

TXODDS confirms sponsorship deal with British Boxing champion

TXODDS - Langford

UK-based sports betting data provider TXODDS has confirmed its first ever sponsorship deal with undefeated British and Commonwealth middleweight champion, Tommy Langford. Already a supplier of real time odds data and statistics to leading betting organisations and professionals, TXODDS hopes that the agreement will highlight its specialist data to an even wider audience, and promote an advanced portfolio of products ... Read More »