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RMG passes the winning post with Cheltenham streaming record

RMG passes the winning post with Cheltenham streaming record

Last week’s Cheltenham Festival recorded a huge uptake in the number of viewers streaming the event, with the Racecourse Media Group (RMG) reporting the highest figure in British and Irish horse racing history. Utilising the services of real-time streaming technology platform Phenix, RMG secured up to 500,000 streams on individual races, representing a year-on-year growth rate of 60% across the …

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Scientific Games reports ‘record breaking’ volume of Cheltenham bets

SBC News Scientific Games reports ‘record breaking’ volume of Cheltenham bets

Scientific Games processed a ‘record volume of bets’ throughout last week’s Cheltenham Festival, reporting a ‘huge uplift’ of 53% on its OpenSports platform. The OpenSports solution is used by a number of leading sports betting operators including William Hill, Entain’s Ladbrokes and Coral brands and Flutter Entertainment’s Paddy Power and Betfair companies. In addition to the 53% increase in betting …

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Betting brands set for 2021 Cheltenham sponsorship boost

SBC News Betting brands set for 2021 Cheltenham sponsorship boost

Betting brands sponsoring this year’s Cheltenham Festival are set to benefit from increased exposure, with the event forecast to pull in its biggest viewing audience in 10 years due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to figures compiled by Nielsen Sports. The sports measurement and analytics firm also estimated that over £500 million is expected to be wagered on races during …

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Nygaard-Andersen – Girls Who Code partnership will “support girls and women to be great”

SBC News Nygaard-Andersen - Girls Who Code partnership will “support girls and women to be great”

To commemorate International Women’s Day 2021, global sports betting and online gaming operator Entain announced a wave of financial support to initiatives encouraging women to embark on careers in the technology sector. Coinciding with the beginning of this campaign drive, Entain held a company-wide online event discussing the role of women in business and in technology.  In the panel, newly-appointed …

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Entain secures regulatory approval for Enlabs takeover

SBC News Entain secures regulatory approval for Enlabs takeover

Entain has moved forward with its Baltic expansion plans, securing ‘all the necessary approvals’ from relevant competition and gaming regulatory authorities for the takeover of Enlabs. As a result, the condition for the completion of the group’s offer regarding the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals has been met. However, the firm – which operates Ladbrokes and Coral – has …

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Entain embraces sustainable energy with carbon-neutral pledge

SBC News Entain embraces sustainable energy with carbon-neutral pledge

Entain, the holding company behind Ladbrokes and Coral, has announced a new commitment to sustainable energy, pledging to become completely carbon neutral by no later than 2025. The operator will reduce and offset emissions within its own operations, in addition to cooperating with suppliers to decarbonise its supply chain. The group currently maintains a 24,000-strong workforce spread across 4,5000 retail …

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International expansion assists Entain with COVID-19 comeback

Jette Nygaard-Andersen takes charge of Entain as new CEO

Entain Plc has swung back into the black with the group’s expansion into regulated markets along with its pivot towards online betting offsetting the impact that COVID-19 has had retail operations. Publishing its full-year results for the period January – December 2020, Entain declared revenues of £3.56 billion, a ‘flat’ change from the £3.57 billion recorded in 2019. Underlying EBITDA …

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Entain launches data driven player protection initiative

SBC News Entain launches data driven player protection initiative

Entain, the holding company behind Ladbrokes and Coral, has launched the initial stage of a new player protection initiative based on data and analytics. The new preventative approach has been named ARC (Advanced Protection and Care), and has used behavioural indicators to identify players potentially at risk. The firm is now developing models using more than three times the previous …

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Spotlight Sports Group ramps up Cheltenham excitement with Coral mini-series

Spotlight Sports Group ramps up Cheltenham excitement with Coral mini-series

In the run up to this year’s Cheltenham Festival, Spotlight Sports Group and Coral have teamed up to produce a new cinematic mini-series.  The mini-series, entitled ‘My Festival’, will consist of five cinematic features with insights from Coral ambassadors Colin Tizzard, Tom Scudamore and Chris Hughes. Sam Houlding, Spotlight Sports Group Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We are excited to be …

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Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Entain plc has lauded its ability to maintain a strong trading momentum in Q4 2020, with its diversified portfolio being attributed as a key driver for growth.  Delivering its 20th consecutive quarter of growth, Entain has projected that full-year net gaming revenues (NGR) will grow by 27%. Closing 2020 trading on a high, the FTSE100 group delivered double-digit NGR growth …

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