Tag Archives: Marcus Brennan

UKGC sheds light on BetBright abrupt closure

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has issued a statement on the closure and sale of former licensed incumbent BetBright. On Wednesday 6 March, BetBright announced its closure, having sold its entire technology stack and assets to London-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings for £15 million. In its statement of closure, BetBright confirmed that all player funds and winnings would be …

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Six events make up ‘must attend’ Betting on Sports Week in September

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SBC Events will invite more than 2,500 delegates to “feel the pulse of the sports betting industry” through six events at this year’s Betting on Sports Week in London. Taking place from 18-21 September at Olympia London, #boscon2018 will feature five conferences – Betting on Sports, ESI London, Casino Beats Summit, AffiliateFEST and Sponsorship Forum, as well as a lavish …

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Functionality first… BetBright implements ‘single mobile site’ across all devices

Irish independent online bookmaker, BetBright has announced that it will now operate under a ‘single mobile user interface’ across its existing verticals. The announcement follows a major front-end system’s upgrade undertaken by BetBright in-house development team, with the operator launching a single interface which will optimise speed, functionality and user engagement. “Users will benefit from a slicker and quicker experience …

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BetBright signs up for Betradar’s Managed Trading Services

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Betradar has announced a fresh partnership with BetBright, that is to see the online bookmakers utilise its Managed Trading Services (MTS) division. Under the terms of the agreement, Betradar is to engage in “selective trading” in key sports for the Dublin based operator. Marcus Brennan, BetBright Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, added: “We have worked closely with Sportradar through data …

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CEO’s to exchange ‘controversial’ World Cup views at Betting on Football

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Gambling bosses preparing to appear at next week’s Betting on Football show have promised ‘controversy’ when they take to the stage for the headline CEO panel.   Taking place at 4pm on Thursday 22 March, Mr Green CEO Jesper Kärrbrink, mybet CEO Markus Peuler, BetBright CEO Marcus Brennan and The Football Pools managing director Conleth Byrne, will discuss the topic …

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BetBright offers glimpse into the future with robot jockey

BetBright has unveiled the world’s first robot jockey, who will be available for punters at Cheltenham Festival to view and interact with on Friday March 16, adjacent to the parade ring in the bookies activation area. The prototype jockey, made from lightweight steel and utilising state of the art technology, “offers a glimpse into the potential future of the sport.” Marcus …

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Top Pedigree… BetBright sets high bar for 2018

Independent online bookmaker BetBright has become a ‘darling of the Irish tech scene’, as it targets generating net-revenues of £25 million this 2018. Led by CEO and Co-founder Marcus Brennan with the support of former City ‘golden boy’ Rich Ricci as investor and Chairman, Dublin-based BetBright seeks to become the betting industry’s most disruptive player. Founded in 2013, a young …

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Betting on Football puts the World Cup in the spotlight

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More than 30 experts have been confirmed for World Cup and Beyond, a seven-session track dedicated to Russia 2018 at this year’s Betting on Football (20-23 March). World Cup and Beyond will kick off with ‘Life beyond the bonus’, a panel featuring Mybet CMO Florian Guede and BetBright CEO Marcus Brennan. It has been designed to address the future of …

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Nomination deadline draws near for expanded SBC Awards

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Nominations have been flying in for this year’s SBC Awards, sponsored by OPTIMA, which takes place on Tuesday 5 December at the stunning Artillery Garden in central London. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, will be centred around the presentation of 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and 17 Supplier awards. The process of …

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Leadership…Changing the outside perception of the gambling industry

August and September have been turbulent months for the betting sector, in which stakeholders see themselves placed at the top of political maelstrom following a number of high-profile social responsibility and advertising failures. The industry’s wider perception and relationship with governing bodies would dominate discussion during Betting on Sports 2017 CEO panel. Panel Moderator Vahe Baloulian, CEO of BetConstruct, set the …

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