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BoyleSports to operate in Dutch market via Aspire Global’s solution

In entering the Netherlands, BoyleSports has formed an agreement with Aspire Global to utilise its full turnkey platform solution including managed services.  Aspire Global has stated that it will provide the Irish bookmaker with its full proprietary offering comprising the platform (PAM), casino games and sports betting through its BtoBet sportsbook.  Mark Kemp, BoyleSports CEO, commented: “While planning for our …

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888 anticipates closure of William Hill acquisition in Q2 2022

888 Holdings has updated that the full completion of its takeover of the non-US assets of William Hill and William Hill International will take place in the second quarter of 2022. Additionally, Q2 2022 will also see the international gambling group publish a combined circular and prospectus for the acquisition and capital raise, with a shareholder vote scheduled to follow.  …

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Year in Review Part Three – Firms look to Nasdaq whilst William Hill auction comes to a close

The third quarter of 2021 saw further regulatory developments across Europe, and one of the year’s biggest M&A saga’s concluded as 888 Holdings finalised the terms of its William Hill acquisition.  Sportradar, the Swiss sports data and technology company, successfully completed its public listing on the US Nasdaq stock exchange in September, with some assistance from basketball legend Michael Jordan. …

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BoyleSports Eddie Bennett confirms exit as Digital MD

BoyleSports is seeking a new leader for its online division, after incumbent Eddie Bennett announced his departure from the Irish betting group.  Posting a LinkedIn update last Friday, Bennett confirmed that he had chosen to end his six-year tenure as Digital MD of BoyleSports. “Today is my final day at BoyleSports, drawing a close to an exciting and challenging chapter in …

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PDC trebles BoyleSports sponsorship of World Grand Prix

The Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) has agreed that its World Grand Prix will come under the title sponsorship of BoyleSports for another three years. The Irish bookmaker continues its target of increasing brand visibility across the tournament, following on from its original collaboration in 2019 – a year that saw Michael Van Gerwin win his fifth title. Aiming for a …

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888 secures regulatory clearances to move ahead with William Hill takeover

888 Holdings has confirmed that it has moved closer to completing its full acquisition of William Hill’s international non-US assets, predicting closure of the acquisition in Q1 2022. In an update this morning, the FTSE250 gambling group confirmed that it has secured mandatory antitrust and pre-completion gaming regulatory clearances, paving the way for finalisation of the takeover. Confirmed on 9 …

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BoyleSports strengthens retail presence with acquisition of last 10 Tully Bookmakers

Irish independent bookmaker Tully Bookmakers has made the decision to sell its ten remaining retail venues to BoyleSports, as reported by the Racing Post. Also taking on Tully’s telephone betting business, the acquisition will see BoyleSports maintain its position as the largest independent operator in Ireland with a suite of 268 retail betting shops throughout both the Republic and Northern …

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Interest in William Hill retail divisions remains after 888 acquisition

As this morning 888 Holdings is declared the winning bidder of Caesar Entertainment’s auction of William Hill’s non-US assets – uncertainty remains as to the future of the heritage bookmaker’s retail unit and how it will reshape betting’s presence on the high-street.   The deal will enable 888 to quadruple its market share, becoming the third-largest group operator in the UK …

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BoyleSports extends Wolves deal to ‘reinforce commitment’ to UK expansion

BoyleSports has moved to enhance its marketing and branding in the UK sports betting market by renewing its existing partnership with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. The extension of the sponsorship agreement will see the Drogheda-based bookmaker continue to operate as the official Molineux betting partner of the West Midlands club for the 2021/22 Premier League season. This comes with a range …

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William Hill updates Racing Post displays to initiate digital transition

William Hill has updated its retail betting shop displays, as the operator continues to make the transition from paper to digital signage of Racing Post content. By implementing the Racing Post Digital Betting Shop Display (BSD), the heritage bookmaker aims to provide its customers with UK and Irish horse racing and greyhound information and updates in an ‘interactive’ and ‘easy …

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