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SBC Bookies Corner – Facing Reality…Brexit & Betting Markets

SBC News SBC Bookies Corner - Facing Reality...Brexit & Betting Markets

Having triggered Article 50, The UK enters a new political landscape as it negotiates its withdrawal from the European Union. Setting a two-year target for EU exit, Brexit has been labelled the most important UK political mandate of modern times.   Fraught with risks and intriguing political contexts, SBC’s ‘Bookies Corner’ asks industry stakeholders how political betting markets will be …

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Paddy Power extends terminal systems contract with Playtech BGT

SBC News Paddy Power extends terminal systems contract with Playtech BGT

Updating the market, Playtech Plc sports betting division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has confirmed that it has extended its multi-year contract with Irish bookmaker Paddy Power. Confirming the extension PBS management stated that the partnership would reflect the industry’s ongoing ‘trend towards self-service’ products within betting shops. Paddy Power is a customer of PBS and Racing Post’s content driven betting …

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Paddy Power seeks Donald Trump expert

SBC News Paddy Power seeks Donald Trump expert

Paddy Power politics has confirmed that it is seeking a ‘Head of Trump Betting’ within the company, as the operator services over 100 markets dedicated to the 45th President of the United States of America. Having launched its dedicated ‘Trump Hub’ last February, Paddy Power has seen a significant uplift on wagers placed by its punters on Donald Trump special …

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50/1 for Leicester City and Shakespeare to do the impossible

SBC News 50/1 for Leicester City and Shakespeare to do the impossible

There was much ado about something after Leicester City earned their place in the Champions League Quarter Finals under new manager Craig Shakespeare. Following the draw earlier today the Premier League champions must now prepare for a showdown with Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid. The Spaniards have reached the final twice in the past four years, but have fallen at the …

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Bookmakers odds-on for Scots Referendum ‘Part Deux’ before 2020

SBC News Bookmakers odds-on for Scots Referendum 'Part Deux' before 2020

As Prime Minister Theresa May is handed the right to ‘trigger Article 50’ by Parliament, beginning the negotiations for the UK to leave the European Union, Scotland’s SNP has begun to push for its ‘second referendum’ appeal. Declaring SNP’s political intent, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon stated that her party would seek for a government referendum approval between the autumn 2018-2019 …

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Breon Corcoran – Paddy Power Betfair considering all options to build a Global Legacy

SBC News Breon Corcoran - Paddy Power Betfair considering all options to build a Global Legacy

Breon Corcoran has told Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) investors and the media that his company will not shy away from corporate acquisitions, as he expects further consolidation within the global gambling market. Speaking to investors following the presentation of PPB’s full-year 2016 results, Corcoran detailed that PPB governance was keeping an eye on market M&A activity, despite undertaking the integration …

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Hammond Wonderland! Paddy Power opens ‘Budget Bingo’ markets

SBC News Hammond Wonderland! Paddy Power opens ‘Budget Bingo’ markets

Paddy Power Politics has opened its ‘Budget Bingo’ markets as UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond presents his first ever budget to the House of Commons this Wednesday. Taking over the fiscal reigns of former Chancellor George Osborne, UK political commentators eagerly await Hammond’s ‘Budget 2017’ presentation, which will reveal PM Theresa May’s strategy in a much-changed political landscape. …

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Paddy Power Betfair to capitalise on ‘Brand, Legacy & Scale’ following year of transformations

SBC News Paddy Power Betfair to capitalise on 'Brand, Legacy & Scale' following year of transformations

Having completed a year of corporate integrations and co-synergies, FTSE100 Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) is looking forward to the Cheltenham Festival 2017, in which the company will display its combined corporate efficiencies. This morning PPB governance published its ‘Preliminary Results’ for full-year 2016, which outlined a proforma ‘double-digit growth across all four operating divisions’, with PPB group revenues hitting £1.5 …

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SBC Bookies Corner – Strange World…Trump The Reality!

SBC News SBC Bookies Corner – Strange World...Trump The Reality!

Last October SBC covered the betting phenomenon of Donald Trump who had shaken up bookmaker political markets. His surprise US Election victory rocked global politics, the media, public and bookmakers who now have to adapt to a Trump Presidency and Administration.    Following the first two months of Trump’s volatile presidency, SBC’s latest ‘Bookies Corner’ asks bookmakers and industry stakeholders …

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