Tag Archives: euro 2016

Euro Delight! Unibet hits £38 million profits for H1 2016

Stockholm-listed European sports betting operator Unibet Plc, continues its strong 2016 momentum posting a consecutive ‘all-time’ revenue quarter in its latest interim results for Q2 and H1 2016 (unaudited period ending 30 June). Updating the market this morning, Unibet governance would detail that the company had recorded group revenues of £126 million for Q2 2016 (Q2 2015: £80 million), closing …

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Betway & bet365 winners of Euro 2016 Final TV coverage

  Detailing insights of sports betting operators’ website trends during the Euro 2016 Final (10 July), broadcast analytics company TVSquared has broken down digital bookmaker activity and coverage during the final match. Analysing the performance of eight bookmakers during the France Vs Portugal match shown on UK broadcaster ITV1, TVSquared detailed betting activity from the pre-match build up (7-8pm BST) to post match analysis (10.30-11pm …

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UK gambling operators set for record advertising spend in 2016

The amount spent by UK gambling operators on TV advertising campaigns is set to reach a record £123.4 million in 2016 if trends continue from the first five months of the year. The figure, compiled by media analysts Nielsen for the Guardian, would represent a 52% increase from 2012. However, it is likely that this estimated figure may even be …

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Bitcoin sportsbook celebrates successful first month

Bitcoin sportsbook operator SportsBet.io is celebrating a successful first month following its launch in June.  The sportsbook went live shortly before Euro 2016, and has already paid out in excess of 800,000 mBTC to players. The biggest individual win from a single betwas 8,650 mBTC (£4230) which was won by a punter betting on an Kansas City Royals v Houston Astros …

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Eder’s goal makes Birmingham punter an overnight millionaire

One lucky BetVictor customer became a millionaire overnight thanks to Eder’s winning Euro 2016 strike in the final.  Daman Chick, 32, from Birmingham, correctly predicted the Portuguese substitute would open the scoring, and duly won BetVictor’s Million Pound Goal competition. Unsurprisingly the Lille striker was far from the most popular player to score the Million Pound Goal, with Golden Boot winner …

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Positive Euro 2016 performance sees Interwetten post H1 2016 revenue & earnings boost

Updating the market on its H1 2016 interim results, German sports betting operator Interwetten detailed that a strong Euro 2016 performance had seen the company record corporate revenues of €32.8 million up 29% on corresponding H1 2015 €25.5 million. Driven by increased user activity during the period combined with high engagement on its mobile product, which generated 63% of all …

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Sky Bet & Betfair win Oddschecker Euro 2016 user engagement battle

Sky Bet & Betfair win Euro 2016 Oddschecker coverage  Having reviewed a busy period on its website and mobile devices, team Oddschecker detailed key data takeaways from bookmaker activity on its channels during Euro 2016 (10 June – 10 July).   As expected, the Euros would see a significant increase in user activity, with Oddschecker detailing the key metric of …

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No BREXIT fears as GVC Holdings posts strong H1 2016 performance

GVC Holdings (GVC) this morning published its half-year trading results (period ending 30 June), detailing a strong H1 performance for both GVC and acquired bwin.party brands which achieved double-digit growth on a constant currency basis. Updating the market, GVC detailed that pro-forma Net Gaming Revenues (NGR) had reached €439 million, up 8% (H1-2015: €407 million). Detailing individual brand performance, GVC …

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Euro 2016 Breakdown: Assessing bookmaker promotions & offers

The Euro 2016 final is nearly upon us, as France prepare to take on Portugal in Paris. SBC News has been keeping an eye on the best offers throughout the tournament, as bookmakers across Europe have implemented marketing strategies to acquire and retain the most customers. SBC has conducted interviews with Oddschecker, Square in the Air and BetVictor as part of our …

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bettingexpert – Wales fairy tale overturns 99% of Euro 2016 predictions

bettingexpert, Europe’s biggest sports betting player portal has revealed that just 1 in 100 football fans had predicted Wales’ incredible Euro 2016 journey. Analysing data from almost 30,000 football fans who entered its ‘bettingexpert Euro 2016 Predictor’ game ahead of the tournament start date (10 June), bettingexpert revealed that just 366 (1.32%) believed Wales could make it to the semi-final …

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