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BoyleSports confirms Mark Kemp as inbound CEO

BoyleSports has this weekend confirmed the forthcoming appointment of Mark Kemp as new company Chief Executive.  Kemp is expected to join the Dundalk betting group this coming August, replacing incumbent Conor Gray as CEO. BoyleSports confirmed to media that Gray would be transitioned to a commercial development executive role focused on international expansion projects. The former managing director of Ladbrokes …

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Matchbook freezes UK activity following UKGC suspension

Closing Monday 17 February trading, online betting exchange Matchbook has been forced to suspend its entire UK betting and casino services. The Dundalk-based operator issued a statement to customers detailing that the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) had sanctioned a temporary licence suspension on its operating company Triplebet Limited. “As a result, from 23.59 on 17 February 2020 we will be …

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Bruce Betting buyout sees BoyleSports expand home network

BoyleSports, Ireland’s second-biggest bookmaker has moved to expand its home market retail capacity acquiring outright the betting shop properties of independent operator Bruce Betting. Operating since 1977, Bruce Betting maintains a retail portfolio of 18 betting shops located within the counties of Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare and Westmeath. During 2018, Thomas Byrne Managing Director of Bruce Betting, urged Irish Finance Minister …

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Undaunted Boylesports to establish UK northern profile in 2019

Whilst all UK bookmakers undertake major adjustments to their retail portfolios in 2019, countering FOBTs reduction impacts, Irish bookmaker Boylesports is reported to be preparing for its UK highstreet debut. The Irish Examiner reports that Dundalk-based Boylesports, Ireland’s second largest retail bookmaker is the final stages of acquiring a number of independent bookmakers located in northern Britain. Ever since 2014, …

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Ireland’s tax double sees Boylesports warn staff of job losses

Boylesports, Ireland’s second largest bookmaker, has warned its staff that jobs are at risk following the government’s decision to double the nation’s betting revenue tax to 2%. Last week, Ireland’s Minister of Finance Paschal Donohoe delivered a damaging budget for industry stakeholders, implementing higher taxes on retail and digital betting verticals. Dundalk-headquartered Boylesports, which operates 250 betting shops across Ireland, …

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Breaking Barriers… Better Collective forms bettingexpert API integration with Matchbook

Sports betting affiliate Better Collective has announced an ‘industry first partnership’ with online betting exchange Matchbook (Matchbook.com), which will see its bettingexpert Tipster API integrated within the operator’s platform. The API integration, sees Better Collective and Matchbook form a data collaboration, seeking to inform and engage Matchbook exchange players with detailed objective information on tips and ROI potential of live …

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Boylesports remains “100% committed” to Dundalk HQ

John Boyle, Founder of Independent bookmaker Boylesports, has stated to the Irish Independent newspaper that only a handful of its staff would be affected by the decision to migrate its igaming operations to Gibraltar. Boyle further stated that Boylesports was fully committed to maintaining its Dundalk headquarters. The company currently operates 197 retail betting stores in Ireland. In November Boyle …

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