Tag Archives: Dean Shannon

GVC secures global racing partnership with BetMakers

GVC Holdings has strengthened its commitment to racing after securing a new global racing partnership with Australia-based BetMakers Technology Group, which will roll out BetMakers’ technology and wagering products rolled out in Australia and other international markets. Under the terms of the new agreement, BetMakers has confirmed that it will continue to service GVC Australia brands. However, it has now …

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GVC appoints Dean Shannon as Australia CEO

The governance of FTSE250 GVC Holdings Plc has this morning confirmed the appointment of Dean Shannon as inbound Chief Executive of its Australian division. Shannon will succeed Jason Scott as leader of GVC’s Australian business unit, overseeing the corporate development of ‘Ladbrokes Australia’ and ‘Neds’ brands. Prior to the appointment, Shannon has maintained a close relationship with GVC, serving as an …

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GVC boosts Aussie muscle acquiring Neds International for £37 million

FTSE100 gambling group GVC Holdings has expanded its profile within the Australian online betting scene after acquiring Neds International (Neds – neds.com.au) for an initial sum of AUS $68 million (£37 million).  A relatively new entrant within the Australian online betting scene, having launched in 2017, Neds has established itself as a dynamic incumbent achieving reported wagers of AUS $1 billion …

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Ladbrokes Australia confirms ‘Player Props’ partnership with Digital Sports Tech

Ladbrokes Australia has become the second Australian bookmaker to integrate Digital Sports Tech’s (Digital Sports) ‘Player Props’ offering, a product which allows customers to create and customise their own bets on player performance across a range of statistics and sports, all in real time. Updating the market, Ladbrokes confirmed its B2B partnership with Digital Sports, becoming the second bookmaker to …

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Ladbrokes Australia becomes first TopBetta Global Tote partner

Updating the market, the governance of Australia ASX-listed TopBetta Holdings (TopBetta) has announced that it has signed a ‘landmark agreement’ which will see Ladbrokes Australia become the first client of it ‘The Global Tote’ service. The partnership will see Ladbrokes Australia replace its existing tote products for TopBetta’s The Global Tote system, which enables operators to participate in international betting …

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Ladbrokes promotes Paul Cherry to Australia Chief Executive

Ladbrokes Plc governance has announced that Paul Cherry will replace Dean Shannon as new Chief Executive Officer of Ladbrokes Australia. Cherry will take over leadership in February 2017, as Shannon steps down having served as CEO of Ladbrokes Australia since its inception in 2013. In its leadership announcement, Ladbrokes governance declared that Shannon would be maintained as a corporate advisor …

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Ladbrokes Australia adds Odds Boost Betting Function

Ladbrokes Australia has announced the release of its latest innovation; the Odds Boost betting function. Odds Boost allows Ladbrokes customers to select any runner in any event across thoroughbred, greyhound and harness racing and increase the potential windfall by clicking the button located on the betting slip section. The function is available to customers across platforms and will reset at midnight each day ensuring …

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