Tag Archives: Ladbrokes Australia

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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Australian bookmakers show ‘no harmony’ in developing a new responsibility framework

Industry rifts appear to be hampering the progress of Australia developing a national self-exclusion policy for betting consumers. This weekend, The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reported that Ladbrokes Australia had split with industry standards association Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) on the co-development of a new national responsibility framework. Working with online bookmakers, RWA seeks to develop stronger reforms which will …

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Sportcast powers multi betting boost for Ladbrokes Australia

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Technology from Sportcast has helped Ladbrokes Australia to launch the industry’s first limitation free accumulator betting product. The operator’s Multiverse platform enables punters to combine any selection, including Same Game Multis powered by Sportcast and singles bets from any sport or racing event, within the same accumulator. After adding selections, punters can switch on or off any combinations of singles …

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iSport Genius announces extension with Ladbrokes Australia

iSport Genius has announced has a two-year extension to its current agreement providing a powerful consumer-facing data product to Ladbrokes Australia. The Australian arm of Ladbrokes has been working with iSport Genius on the operator’s Infohub offering since the start of 2016. The two are in the middle of a three-year deal and this contract extension means that the partnership …

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Ladbrokes Coral appoints Jason Scott as Ladbrokes Australia CEO

Ladbrokes Coral Plc has confirmed that Jason Scott will serve as its CEO of Ladbrokes Australia, following a ‘successful time in charge’ as the division’s interim leader. Last February, Scott was appointed interim CEO of Ladbrokes Australia, following the departure of Dean Shannon. Prior to the interim appointment, Scott had served as the division’s Trading Director. A key stakeholder in …

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Sponsorship Spotlight – Ladbrokes extends NRL presence with Newcastle Knights

Last month, Ladbrokes Australia extended its presence in the National Rugby League (NRL) by agreeing to sponsor the back of Newcastle Knights’ home and away shirts for the 2017 season. We caught up with interim CEO Jason Scott to discuss the early impact of the deal and the company’s approach to sponsoring both Newcastle Knights and the Gold Coast Titans in …

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Australia Parliament passes amendment bill shutting down online poker & in-play services

Having today passed the ‘Gambling Amendment Bill 2016’, Australia’s federal parliament has closed a number of regulatory loopholes thus outlawing online poker and in-play sports betting. Since November 2016, the Australian Senate has been reviewing the propositions of the Amendment Bill, which sought to ‘bridge the loopholes found in the Interactive Gambling Act of 2001’. The restructuring of Australia’s gambling …

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Ladbrokes Australia furthers NRL presence with Newcastle Knights sponsorship

Ladbrokes Australia continues its marketing and coverage expansion by announcing that it has secured a shirt placement sponsorship with New South Wales NRL Premiership Rugby League side the Newcastle Knights. The sponsorship will see the Ladbrokes Australia brand (Ladbrokes.com.au) promoted on the back of the Knights’ season 2017 home & away shirts. The Telstra NRL Premiership season began this March, …

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Ladbrokes Coral appoints Jason Scott as interim CEO of Ladbrokes Australia

Updating the market, Ladbrokes Coral Plc has confirmed the appointment of Jason Scott as Interim Chief Executive of the Ladbrokes Australia division. Scott’s promotion to CEO is further supported by the appointment of Greg Sedgwick as Non-Executive Director. The confirmed appointments, see Scott a veteran executive of Ladbrokes Australia promoted with immediate effect to interim-CEO, following the departure of Dean …

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Caliente launches Digital Sports Tech product in Latin America

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Caliente will become the first operator in Latin America to launch Player Props, the player proposition betting product from Digital Sports Tech. This follows the recent successful integration with Coral in the UK and Europe, and with MadBookie in Australia. Ladbrokes Australia will also launch Player Props in early 2017. Caliente, the largest sportsbook in Mexico, will be launching the …

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