Tag Archives: bookmakers trade fair

Double zero roulette delivers income gains for Chisholm


The introduction of double zero roulette has made a “small but definite improvement to gaming machine income” at Chisholm Bookmakers. Three weeks ago, the game was introduced on a trial basis by Howard Chisholm, the bookmaker’s managing director, to offset the huge loss of income as a result of the government reducing max stakes on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) …

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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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Screen time: How MRG Systems is harnessing new technology for LBOs

Bryan Corbin, Technical Director at MRG Systems, explains how the firm has adapted the latest technology to enhance betting shop signage capabilities. The emergence of faster, smaller, more powerful PCs and other devices capable of driving screens and TVs has opened up new avenues and opportunities for screen display systems. What is clear is that the bespoke in-shop PC will …

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MPs need educating on local FOBT data

Bookmakers have been advised to try and educate MPs on the issue of gaming machines in order to make sure that the industry is not hamstrung by the bad press generated over the past few years. Speaking to Betting Business interactive, Conservative MP for Shipley Philip Davies suggested the industry has been too sluggish in this regard and that his …

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Inspired going to the Bookmakers’ Trade Fair

Inspired Gaming Group will be showcasing new premium HD VLT games and Virtual Sports for the UK LBO industry at The Bookmakers Trade Fair 2014 on Thursday 9 October. Visitors to BOS will have the opportunity to use Inspired’s new Virtual Sports Bet Management System (BMS), BetBox, which enables any betting, gaming or lottery operator to add a schedule of …

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SIS finalise their customer forum details

LBO broadcasters SIS have finalised their programme of customer events and already LBO owners are looking to attend.  SIS are again planning a series of Forums to give customers an opportunity to meet key decision-makers within SIS, discuss issues and developments, and have their input into how the services work. SIS have also committed to supporting the Bookmakers Trade Fair, …

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