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UKGC hands £2.8m penalty to BoyleSports for AML duty failures

BoyleSports has been issued a £2.8 million penalty and ordered to fulfil additional requirements related to its online gambling licence following a UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) investigation into money laundering failures. The UKGC’s penalty enforcement cited that the operator’s Boylesports.com and Boylecasino.com domains had failed to safeguard ‘appropriate money laundering risk assessments’, combined with further failings on AML duties and …

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BoyleSports renews Playtech as lead igaming systems supplier

Playtech Plc has secured a ‘five-year extension’ to its existing lead igaming technology and systems supplier contract with BoyleSports, Ireland’s second-biggest betting firm. Updating the market, FTSE250 Playtech confirms that it will continue to serve as lead igaming platform and software supplier for BoyleSports’ regulated UK and Ireland markets presence.   BoyleSports will continue to be serviced by Playtech’s ‘full igaming …

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Irish bookmakers to close their doors as racing continues in new lockdown

After confirmation that the country would be entering a six-week lockdown, Irish bookmakers will close their doors to the public, with horse racing and greyhound racing exempt from the new measures. The measures, which will see the entire country enter Level 5 lockdown protocols, will affect more than 800 betting shops across Ireland – a move which BoyleSports has said …

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BoyleSports bets big on PDC darts raising its UK profile

BoyleSports has confirmed that it will maintain title sponsorship of the PDC’s ‘Grand Slam of Darts’ tournament set for its November showcase at Wolverhampton’s Civic Hall (14-22 November).  The Irish bookmaker will continue to serve as title sponsor of the 32-player event – which this year will feature reigning champion Gerwyn Price who defends his title against a world-class field …

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BoyleSports takes over HughesBet retail portfolio

Irish bookmaker BoyleSports has confirmed that it has acquired ‘almost all’ of the HughesBet retail estate from Northern Irish bookmaker Gregory Hughes. As part of the acquisition, BoyleSports will take over six of the seven shops in the HughesBet chain of stores, all of which will be rebranded as BoyleSports outlets. Conor Gray, chief executive of BoyleSports stated: “Since BoyleSports …

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BoyleSports signs Coventry City sponsorship

BoyleSports has grown its football sponsorship portfolio after being named the ‘principal partner’ for Coventry City Football Club. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. The agreement, which covers the 2020/21 season, will see the BoyleSports logo adorn the front of the playing kit and replica shirts next season. Conor …

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BoyleSports closes Irish retail estate in response to COVID-19

In line with the Irish government’s social-isolation policy due to COVID-19, independent bookmaker BoyleSports has confirmed that it will be closing its entire retail estate across the Republic of Ireland. The closure, which will impact 278 retail shops, will come into effect from 8pm on 18 March, and will remain in effect until after 29 March, at the earliest. Conor …

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Countdown to Cheltenham: Wednesday racecard ‘not a worry at the moment’ says BoyleSports

With only a few days left in the Countdown to Cheltenham, SBC has continued to question the betting industry’s major operators on what to expect at the four day event. Speaking to Leon Blanche, Head of Communications at BoyleSports, he explained why the Irish bookmaker has held off ‘on going Non Runner No Bet’, and how promotional offers are helping …

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BoyleSports upgrades retail displays with Scientific Games ‘Promote’

BoyleSports has continued the revamp of its in-store betting experience by upgrading its betting shop monitors with the Scientific Games’ ‘Promote’ screen management solution. Designed to better inform punters on betting shop content and upcoming events, the Promote display management solution will allow betting shop management to present sports data in a sleek and intuitive manner. BoyleSports retail management tested Scientific Games’ …

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BoyleSports extends sponsorship of the Irish Grand National

Irish independent bookmaker BoyleSports has extended its sponsorship agreement for the Irish Grand National, renewing the deal for a further four years. The independent bookmaker has sponsored the race at Fairyhouse Racecourse since 2014, with this year’s edition celebrating the 150th anniversary of the track. Leon Blanche, Head of Communications at BoyleSports, commented: “BoyleSports are really proud to sponsor such …

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