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No Deal…Parvus declares “no logic & no value” in William Hill-Amaya merger

London hedge fund Parvus Asset Management (Parvus) has publicly stated that it will not back the merger of William Hill and Amaya Inc, declaring that it sees ‘little strategic logic’ in the £5 billion ‘all-stock merger of equals’. Led by Danish financier Mads Eg Gensmann, Parvus is reported to be William Hill Plc’s largest investor owning approximately 14.3% of company shares. …

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SBC Leader Profile: Ebbe Groes -EveryMatrix – Meeting growth targets & new demands…

Following a period of new client wins for recognised industry platform and software provider EveryMatrix. Team SBC caught up with CEO Ebbe Groes, who details how his company are achieving its new wins in a saturated marketplace with tougher technology demands from all stakeholders. ________________________  SBC: Ebbe, congratulations on your significant new client wins. How has your team achieved bringing …

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Smarkets on the Up with 1500% profits rise

Having filed its 2015 annual report (period ending 31 December), professional online betting exchange Smarkets has declared corporate profits of £5.2 million up 1568% on 2014’s corresponding £316,000. The London-based operator disclosed that its 2015 exchange wagers had hit the £1 billion mark, with Smarkets governance reporting year revenues of £10.4 million up 429% on FY 2014’s £1.95. Commenting on …

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Jackpotjoy seeks + £430 million London IPO

Confirming its full rebrand to ‘Jackpotjoy Plc’, Intertain Group governance is targeting a mid-October listing on the London FTSE. Moving away from its current Toronto TSX-listing, Intertain will debut Jackpotjoy Plc as the world’s biggest online bingo operator seeking a + £430 million London capitalization. Updating investors last week, Intertain governance announced that the company would be returning its headquarters …

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LAC conference moves to the ExCel

Industry affiliate news publication iGB Affiliate has announced that next year’s edition of the London Affiliate Conference (LAC) is moving to the ExCel to accommodate surging demand. More than 5,000 delegates are expected at the ExCel in London for the world’s largest igaming affiliate conference between the 9-12 February 2017, a 10% rise on the 4,555 which attended 2016’s event …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – James Fleming – Emerchants

Emerchants are a leading provider of prepaid payment solutions, offering prepaid debit card programs which are specifically designed for the online betting and gaming industry. After enjoying success in Australia with Bet365, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Sportsbet and CrownBet, they will be in market with major European partners starting in Q4 2016. Emerchants are keen to introduce its solution, and the …

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England’s James Haskell confirmed as BiG Sports Dinner host

England Rugby’s James Haskell is the latest superstar confirmed for The BiG Sports Dinner. SBC Events has teamed up with the BiG Foundation to make the third annual sports dinner bigger and better than ever before, with a whole host of sporting icons such as Haskell appearing in London. Haskell’s stock is well and truly on the rise after a series of …

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LeoVegas offers the chance to spend a penny

Online Sportsbook provider LeoVegas.com has launched an innovative interactive toilet-based ad campaign to celebrate the launch of the 2016 Premier League. The game will challenge men to see how many virtual penalties they can score during Premier League matches while using the urinals at over 60 bars and pubs throughout the UK. The concept involves the simple installation of a …

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SBC Events welcomes Ricky Hatton to The BiG Sports Dinner

Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton will be attending The BiG Sports Dinner in London on Friday 16th September. SBC Events has teamed up with the BiG Foundation to co-host the third annual dinner, and attract a raft of sporting superstars, which include the WBA, IBF, IBO and British boxing champion. Ray Parlour, who made 25 appearances in Arsenal’s 2004 ‘Invincibles’ campaign, …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – Kelly Eden – TXODDS

Kelly Eden is Head of TXTRADER at TXODDS, a key event and single session sponsor for the upcoming Betting on Sports Conference in London. The two-day conference is the largest of its kind within the sports betting industry, and takes place in September (15-16) at the 5-star Grange Tower Bridge Hotel. TXODDS is a data company, who specialise in the …

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