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Coral breaks Cheltenham ground with Piccadilly Lights activation campaign

SBC News Coral breaks Cheltenham ground with Piccadilly Lights activation campaign

Coral has taken over the world-famous Piccadilly Lights to engage wider audiences with this year’s Cheltenham Festival races.  On the eve of the Festival, Coral has launched “Your Horse”, UK betting’s first-ever DeepScreen activation campaign that will be screened on the Piccadilly Lights. The campaign has been devised by creative agency BBH London and sees four horses and their jockeys …

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Entain nets FY2021 profit rise against heavy retail drags

SBC News Entain nets FY2021 profit rise against heavy retail drags

Entain Plc has branded 2021 as another transformative year for its business that has expanded its global brand portfolio to service 31 regulated/regulating markets.    Publishing its full-year 2021 results, the company registered group net revenues of £3.88 billion, up 7% on corresponding FY2020 results of £3.63 billion. Headline performance saw its online portfolio declare a ‘ninth consecutive year of double-digit …

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Checkd hires Dan Broda as senior product manager

SBC News Checkd hires Dan Broda as senior product manager

Checkd Group has appointed Dan Broda as Senior Product Manager to oversee the deployment of products developed by the ‘Checkd Dev division’. The appointment follows Checkd’s expansion beyond media services which saw its development studio launch a fully-customised fantasy football solution for Sky Sports. Broda joins Checkd from Sharp Gaming, where he formally served as a product owner. He holds …

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2022 Winter Olympics: The ‘hugely exciting’ opportunities in niche betting markets

SBC News 2022 Winter Olympics: The ‘hugely exciting’ opportunities in niche betting markets

As the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics gets well underway, gambling opportunities are beginning to emerge with plenty of moments to place a wager on either a specific event, or an outright bet on the medal market. Events like this year’s competition, which officially began on 4 February, always herald a wave of new gambling opportunities, with bettors eager to place …

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Entain predicts strong cricket trading bounceback by year’s end

SBC News Entain predicts strong cricket trading bounceback by year’s end

Entain has predicted that cricket betting markets will experience a significant increase in trading in the final weeks of 2021, anticipating turnover from a number of different countries. The FTSE250 gambling group believes that the onset of the 2021/22 Ashes Series in Australia, beginning today (8 December), as well as the start of the country’s domestic Big Bash League (BBL), …

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Entain secures racing coverage until 2026 under SIS and RMG renewal

SBC News Entain secures racing coverage until 2026 under SIS and RMG renewal

Entain has extended its horse racing streaming tripartite partnership with SIS (Sports Information Services) and the Racecourse Media Group (RMG) until 2026. The contract renewal has seen the FTSE100 gambling group secure media feeds from 35 British racecourses for its Ladbrokes and Coral retail holdings. RMG extended its own contracts with the 35 racetracks in question earlier this year under …

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Rank to collect +£80m HMRC VAT settlement

SBC News Rank to collect +£80m HMRC VAT settlement

Rank Group Plc has reached an agreement with HMRC in relation to its outstanding VAT refund claim on slot machine income.  Providing a market update, Rank disclosed that HMRC has agreed to issue a refund of £77.5 million paid machine duties paid from April 2006 to January 2013. In April 2020, an Upper Tribunal judgement voted in favour of Rank …

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Jeff Cleminson leaves SG Digital to join Optimove

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Jeff Cleminson, a long-term senior director at SG Digital, has been confirmed as the new Director of Client Management at Optimove. The hire, said Optimove, is “indicative of its strategic investment in existing clients as a key growth engine for the business”. In his new role, Cleminson will oversee all commercial relationships with Optimove’s gaming customers in Europe, Latin America …

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DraftKings withdraws Entain acquisition bid after month of negotiations

SBC News DraftKings withdraws Entain acquisition bid after month of negotiations

DraftKings has confirmed that it will not pursue a takeover of UK betting and gaming group Entain, putting an end to over a month of speculation and negotiation surrounding the potential merger. Despite this confirmation, DraftKings retains the right to disregard its statement should it come to further agreement with the board of Entain, if a third party makes a …

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MansionBet and Coral join Betway as ARC All Weather Championship partners

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The Arena Racing Company (ARC) has made a number of changes to the format of the All-Weather Championship, including adding MansionBet and Coral to its portfolio of partners. In preparation for the ninth season of the championship, the two operators will join longstanding partner Betway as sponsors of races throughout the campaign. Coral will sponsor the Fillies & Mares and …

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