Tag Archives: Joe Saumarez Smith

Joe Saumarez Smith: Bede Gaming – “legalising and taxing sports betting is the only way forward” for India

With India on the brink of legalising sports betting, and a number of other countries around the world also mulling the idea, this year’s Betting on Football will be hosting a track focused upon the Global Markets that are considering liberalisation as well as looking at those that have legalised recently. One of the panel discussions on the track that …

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#boscon2017: The room for growth in cricket betting

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The chairman of Bede Gaming, Joe Saumarez Smith stated that the reason cricket hasn’t broken into the mainstream as a betting product is down to it being ‘extremely difficult to price.’ Smith said: “I’m very much of the view that cricket is a fantastic betting game, if you go to an Indian cricket ground you’re surrounded by people all betting …

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Rank Group unleashes new digital platform

The Rank Group is pleased to announce that it has successfully launched its new digital platform supplied by Bede Gaming.  The new platform is now operating across both Mecca and Grosvenor digital sites and mobile apps, with Rank’s Spanish brand, Enracha, due to launch later in the calendar year.  Commenting on the platform launch, Henry Birch CEO of the Rank …

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BHA appoints six new non-executive directors

The British Horseracing Association (BHA) have announced the appointment of six new non executive directors to its board, with a view to help the associations governance and future racing growth strategy. The new non executive  directors, who have been appointed for three-year terms from December 1, are: Atholl Duncan, an experienced non-executive director in sports organisations, Julie Harrington, who spent …

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