Tag Archives: Phil Siers

Betfred purchases Betting World to crack South Africa

SBC News Betfred purchases Betting World to crack South Africa

Betfred has secured a foothold in the South African betting market, purchasing Betting World (bettingworld.co.za) from Phumelela, conducted via the newly established Betfred South Africa brand.  Carried out at a purchasing price of R120 million (£6.1 million), subject to final adjustment relating to the net capital of working items, the transaction was considered officially concluded as of 31 May. The …

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Chelmsford calls on horsemen to help offset prize-money cuts

SBC News Chelmsford calls on horsemen to help offset prize-money cuts

Following recent cuts to prize money across the racing scene, Chelmsford Racecourse has called for further support from horsemen to offset the drop in revenues as a result of loss in media rights. After the introduction of FOBT legislation, which dropped machine stakes from £100 to £2, an estimated 1,100 betting shops have closed their doors which has subsequently resulted …

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SBC Events breaks attendance records with second Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports

A record number of delegates, exhibitors and top-level industry speakers attended the second edition of the Betting on Sports conference, held from 12-15 September at the Olympia Conference Centre in London. There were more than 1,300 registrations, a 100% increase on the number for the inaugural edition of the event and a 30% increase on attendance from this year’s biggest …

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Strongest ever speaker lineup for next week’s Betting on Sports

Speaker lineup

There’s just one week left to secure your ticket to Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September), an event stocked with the strongest lineup of speakers the sports betting industry has ever seen. Next week Olympia Conference Centre will open its doors to more than 1,200 high-level delegates, including representatives of more than 120 operators, 80 high-level affiliates and hundreds of …

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