Tag Archives: Bookmakers Technology Consortium

Future opportunities and challenges to be highlighted at Betting on Sports Europe

A plethora of betting industry leaders and representatives are due to appear at next week’s Betting on Sports Europe conference and exhibition on the Future of Sports Betting track. Taking place between 9-11 November at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge stadium in London, the track will see a number of executives share their views and predictions on the future of Europe’s …

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BoscaBet to transform pool betting displays

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A new agreement between British racecourses and platform providers BoscaBet, is to ensure that both new and current customers benefit from enhanced digital pool betting displays. The new pool betting service is to become available across 55 British racecourses, with Irish based BoscaBet hoping customer experiences will be heightened when the displays are delivered in July of next year. Nigel …

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BTC pushing for better terms for independent bookmakers

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Independent bookmakers are lobbying for more flexibility from one of their key suppliers for 2018 and beyond. The Bookmakers’ Technology Consortium (BTC) – a co-operative organisation that provides smaller firms with the advantage of collective bargaining – is unhappy with terms offered by SIS, one of the LBO sector’s main providers. The BTC has written a letter to bookmakers across …

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OPTIMA delivers serverless solution through extended BTC deal

OPTIMA & BTC Partnership

OPTIMA has upheld its commitment to servicing independent bookmakers by announcing an extension to its partnership deal with the Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC). Just a day after teasing a 50% increase in the deployment of its serverless solution at the Bookmakers Trade Fair, the sports betting provider agreed a deal that will give bookmakers with less than 20 shops in …

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Greyhound racing to be shown on TRP’s channel

A new deal has been struck allowing 1,619 Greyhound fixtures to be shown on The Racing Partnership’s channel (TRP). The Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC) and Arena Racing Company (ARC) have reached the agreement for the races to be shown, which will commence on 1st January 2018, and will see greyhound racing being shown on ARC’s TRP channel. As part of …

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Staff training the key for successful betting shop

Independent bookmaker Howard Chisholm believes that staff training is one of the most important parts of the business these days. In an interview in this month’s Betting Business interactive, Chisholm revealed that the constant evolution of the betting shop environment means that staff need to be kept up to speed. Director of North East betting chain Chisholm Bookmakers, Chisholm explained: …

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BTC & Optima IS sign agreement for development of Margin Maker 2

The Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC), a co-operative of independent bookmakers operating over 350 betting shops in the UK and Ireland, which includes a number of well known UK bookmakers (www.btc.uk.com), and Optima IS, an international betting and gambling software developer (www.optimaonline.es), are pleased to announce that they have recently  entered into an agreement for Optima IS to support, maintain and …

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