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Sky Betting & Gaming sees revenues increase by 36%

Sky Betting & Gaming, has released its full year results for the year ended 30 June 2015. The group revenue increased by 36% to £247m, with £117m from Sky Bet (up 56%), £117m from Sky Gaming (up 20%) and £13m from Oddschecker (up 30%). The total number of customers across the group increased to 1.48m, with the average revenue per …

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bet365 & Oddschecker win top betting prizes at 2016 IGB Affiliate Awards

The 2016 IGB Affiliate Awards (Thursday 4 February) saw familiar winners as bet365 and Oddschecker retained top sports betting honours at the ceremony hosted at the Electric Brixton. Led by Head of Performance Marketing James Woods’ bet365 defended its title of ‘Best Sports Betting Affiliate’ for a record third year in a row, beating shortlisted contenders bwin.party, Betfair, Coral, Pinnacle …

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Betting on Miss World 2015

China are hosting this year’s Miss World in what will be the 65th edition of the competition, with the coronation set to take place on December 19th. There are 114 women taking part in Miss World 2015 which will introduce the new format. The round with which the competition is perhaps best associated, the bikini round, has been dropped as the …

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Oddschecker appoints Ryan Murton as digital marketing lead

Sports betting odds comparison portal Oddschecker (Sky Betting & Gaming Group) has confirmed the appointment of Ryan Murton to the newly created role of Head of Digital Marketing. Murton joins Oddschecker having led SEO and pay per click marketing initiatives for Betfair as Senior Marketing Manager (2013 – December 2015). An industry ‘search’ specialist Murton has further held marketing managerial …

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Bet365 retains Best Bookmaker title at Betting on Football Awards

Bet365 was named Best Bookmaker for the second year running at the Betting on Football Awards last night. The Stoke-based bookmaker beat off strong competition from rivals Sky Bet and Unibet to pick up the title. Sky Bet didn’t go home empty handed though. The firm picked up awards for Best Mobile Bookmaker and Best Sponsorship Partnership for its work …

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Oddschecker reveals BetVictor tops the football table for fifth straight season

Oddschecker data from across the 2014/15 football season has again revealed BetVictor to be the bookmaker offering best prices, most often, when betting on football. It is the fifth year in a row that the Gibraltar-based firm has been given the accolade as it maintains its commitment to offer great value to new and existing customers across its core football …

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Oddschecker AU feels the wrath of Twitter following sexist remarks

Australian odds betting comparison site Oddschecker AU has felt the wrath of Twitter following its offensive and misogynistic tweet towards Manchester United player James Wilson girlfriend Frankie Barwell. Oddschecker AU tweeted the below message attached to a picture of Wilson and Barwell attending the Manchester United Player of the Year Awards. Far from raising a smile from their followers, the …

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CVC takes control of £800m Sky Bet

CVC Capital Partners is to spend a potential £720m to buy a controlling stake in online bookmaker Sky Bet. Under the agreement, Sky will receive £600m on completion of the deal, and further deferred and contingent payments of up to £120m, while Sky will retain an equity stake of 20% in Sky Bet, with which it has entered a long-term …

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Oddschecker to revamp look & feel of betting services

Online betting odds comparison site Oddschecker is set for an advertising overhaul, according to the eGaming Review magazine. The website has more than one million visitors per month and is part of the Sky Betting and Gaming domain, comparing odds from the UK’s leading bookmakers and sportsbook providers. Commenting on the proposals, Head of Marketing Andy Lulham said: “In the coming weeks we will be making …

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Oddschecker selects Fold7 as new creative agency

Sports betting super affiliate, Oddschecker have announced the appointment of London based marketing agency Fold7 as its new creative development team. BskyB owned Oddschecker plan to release a new advertising campaign across Sky UK TV channels. The campaign which will be designed by Fold7, will be launched in September  of this year. The creative agency won the Oddschecker account after …

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