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Organisational overhaul sees Jeremy Thompson-Hill step down as CEO of OpenBet

Planning to overhaul its organisational structure Toronto TSX-listed NYX Gaming Group (NYX) has confirmed that Jeremy Thompson-Hill is to step down as Chief Executive Officer of its OpenBet division. OpenBet management confirmed to SBC, that Thompson-Hill would remain as a close advisor to its business for a period of two years. This week’s publication of its Q3 trading results, saw NYX …

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OpenBet bolsters PMU sportsbook with SiteBuilder solution

It has been announced that OpenBet will provide its flexible SiteBuilder tool to Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU), in a deal that will hand the French operator giant greater flexibility over its sportsbook front-end. Among the features of SiteBuilder is the option to create sportsbook microsites using an advanced CMS, opening up the possibility of dedicated pages for major sporting events, such …

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OpenBet bolsters client data & analysis capabilities with Featurespace integration

Openbet the market leading sports betting platform provider has moved to bolster its client data and analysis capabilities by agreeing on an exclusive partnership with user behavioural analytics company Featurespace. The collaboration will see the ARIC engine implemented into OpenBet’s Activity Feeds, enabling OpenBet customers to have real-time access to player data. Openbet clients will now have deeper analysis on …

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Ladbrokes launches ‘Game Changer’ – Edit My Acca in partnership with OpenBet & Playtech

Ladbrokes has announced the launch of its ‘industry first’ innovation ‘Edit My Acca’ function which will allow players to make changes to their football accumulator bets while matches are in play. Developed in-conjunction with industry technology providers OpenBet and Playtech, Ladbrokes management, have labelled ‘Edit My Acca’ as a game-changing function for sports betting consumers. ‘Edit My Acca’ will allow …

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OpenBet secures Loto-Québec partnership extension

Updating the market, gambling platform provider OpenBet has announced that it has renewed its longstanding services partnership with Canadian lottery operator Loto-Québec for a further three years. Renewing its partnership OpenBet is set to provide Loto-Québec with its new mobile portal solution which will form a key part in the lottery operator’s future growth strategy. OpenBet governance detailed that Loto-Québec had …

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OpenBet surpasses Grand National record with 62,000 bets-per-minute

OpenBet, an omni-channel provider to the sports betting industry, handled 22 million sports bets on the day of the Grand National race across all channels. The 24-hour period is the supplier’s busiest of the year. At its peak, the company processed 62,000 bets-per-minute on Saturday 9th April 2016, an increase of 27% from 2015. In addition, OpenBet processed a total …

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NYX Gaming confirms ‘binding agreement’ for £270 million Openbet acquisition

Toronto TSX-listed NYX Gaming Group has updated the market, announcing that it has entered a ‘binding share agreement’ to purchase 100% of Openbet from private equity firm Vitruvian Partners LLP. NYX Gaming governance disclosed that it has placed a total consideration of £270 million for Openbet assets, which will include the repayment of the firm’s existing £95 million debt. The …

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OpenBet partners with BCLC to launch Sports Pools

OpenBet has partnered with The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to launch Sports Pools on PlayNow.com, British Columbia’s gambling website. OpenBet has worked closely with BCLC since they launched their initial online gaming offering in June 2010, when it delivered Canada’s first online casino on OpenBet’s leading platform and centralised account (Player Account Management). Since then, OpenBet and BCLC have continued …

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OpenBet unveils omni-channel racing campaign for ICE 2016

OpenBet will demonstrate the continuing development of its omni-channel product offering at ICE 2016. The sports betting and gaming industry software provider will launch its in-venue companion app, which takes omni-channel betting to the next level with the industry’s equivalent of ‘click and collect’. ‪Through the app players can see the full range of betting options available with live odds …

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OpenBet bolsters senior management with Martin & Le Garsmeur hires

OpenBet provider to the sports betting and gaming industry  has boosted its senior management team with the appointments of Tod Martin as COO and Dominic Le Garsmeur as Casino Vice President.  The executives, who both have extensive industry knowledge, have been brought in to help facilitate OpenBet’s ambitious global growth plans. OpenBet CEO Jeremy Thompson-Hill said: “Both Tod and Dominic are highly experienced – I am proud …

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