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Double zero roulette delivers income gains for Chisholm

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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New retail landscape puts DAREBS into the Betting on Sports spotlight

DAREBS

The Dynamically Animated Real Event Betting System (DAREBS) from Inbet Games was thrust into the spotlight at Betting on Sports for its potential to provide bookmakers with the “same profit-making capacity” after the £2 FOBT ruling comes into force. DAREBS is well-placed to replicate the entertainment and revenues provided by the FOBT, while sparing bookmakers with a licensing headache over …

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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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OPTIMA – The continued growth of the serverless solution

OPTIMA & BTC Partnership

Betting solutions provider OPTIMA concluded a successful 2017 by not only agreeing a deal to supply Betfred with its Multi-Channel Gaming Suite platform, but also by being crowned Standalone Platform Provider of the Year at the SBC Awards.    OPTIMA received the award, which its CEO Jacob Lopez described as “a great accomplishment” in the same month that it also reached a …

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Nomination deadline draws near for expanded SBC Awards

Nomination - SBC Awards

Nominations have been flying in for this year’s SBC Awards, sponsored by OPTIMA, which takes place on Tuesday 5 December at the stunning Artillery Garden in central London. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, will be centred around the presentation of 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and 17 Supplier awards. The process of …

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How long will trading be the heartbeat of betting? Betting on Football takes a look

The trading operation of a betting company is the heartbeat of the operation – at least for now. Marketing has long been eating into its functions, although the emergence of the live betting phenomenon means that the pendulum has swung back the way of trading teams. But for how long? Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May) will deliver a comprehensive …

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Chisholm Bookmakers expects National Living Wage to impact finances

Chisholm Bookmakers have warned that the introduction of the National Living Wage may force it to lay off staff and close some of its betting shops. Directors also cited the high cost of horse racing media rights as a main cause for widening losses, and confirmed that a number of small shops closed during the year as rising costs made them …

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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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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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