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“Everybody suffers” – BOS panel delivers FOBT fallout update

FOBT

David Webb, UK Product and Compliance Manager for BetConstruct, said that removing the need to prove there was a demand for a betting shop when applying for a local authority premises licence has contributed to today’s perception that there is a “proliferation of betting shops” – something the government wants to stamp out. Webb was moderating a Betting on Sports …

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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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BoscaBet CEO Fergal Downey – Evolving the independent betting shop experience

BoscaBet is aiming to revolutionise the betting shop experience by increasing the competition between independent retailers and larger retail chains in 2018. The Irish-based software company will launch its new “Live Race Center” which will expand the offering of independent bookmakers with live pricing and results, next-race signposts, premium time-form content, tips of the day ads and greyhound forecasts. Detailing …

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SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame prepares to welcome three new members

Hall of Fame

Sportradar Founder and CEO Carsten Koerl, Sportingbet Founder Mark Blandford and Howard Chisholm, Managing Director of Chisholm Bookmakers, will be joined by three new Hall of Fame inductees at this year’s SBC Awards on Tuesday 5 December. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, is being held at the stunning Artillery Garden …

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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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BTC starts new audio channel service for retail bookmakers

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The Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC) has confirmed that its audio channel, which will incorporate content from both the SIS FACTS and TRP channels, is scheduled to go live by January 1. The audio channel, which has signed up over 450 shops in less than a week, will be managed from the BTC studio in Ashington, Northumberland and delivered by SIS …

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Bookmakers Technology Consortium to take Inspired virtuals

Inspired is to supply its full Virtual Sports product suite to the members of the Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC). The BTC represents 50 independent bookmakers in the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, including Jennings, Chisholms and Corbett Bookmakers. As part of this agreement, Inspired will give each bookmaker access to its full range of Virtual Sports …

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