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Britbet unveils fresh approach to pool betting

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Britbet has revealed details of some of its new bet types which will arrive on British racecourses this summer when the new pool betting operation launches. The pool betting operation has also outlined its ambition to deliver a flexible approach to take-out rates across their bet types for online Britbet customers. As well as the familiar win and place pools, …

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Stan James shops installed with OPTIMA serverless EPOS

SBC News Stan James shops installed with OPTIMA serverless EPOS

Steve Fisher, founder and chief executive of the independent UK retail bookmaker Stan James, has revealed this week that the firm has adopted the OPTIMA serverless electronic point of sales system (EPOS) and that it has been already installed and live in its entire estate. Fisher, who heads up one of the fastest growing independents in the UK, explained: “The new OPTIMA EPOS software platform …

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Unfavourable sports results impact Paddy Power’s strong metric performance

SBC News Unfavourable sports results impact Paddy Power's strong metric performance

Paddy Power has revealed in its interim management statement (period 1 January – 11 May), that the operator recorded a strong start to 2015 which has been offset by ‘unfavourable’ sports results seen throughout the sector. The company further stated that a weaker euro this year had helped offset the impact of new taxes and regulations levied on the betting …

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Mecca Bingo avoids queues with Q App

SBC News Mecca Bingo avoids queues with Q App

Mecca Bingo has announced it has selected UK’s leading mobile ordering platform Q App to trial mobile ordering and payments at its Mecca Bingo clubs, following an extensive selection process. The service will initially be tested at Mecca Croydon and Mecca Southend in Q1 2015. Q App enhances customer experience and increases efficiency of catering operations by enabling customers to …

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GBG brands ICE ‘the most influential event on the world calendar’

SBC News GBG brands ICE 'the most influential event on the world calendar'

The Gambling Business Group (GBG), which represents broad swathes of the UK gaming landscape including the Pub, Bingo, AGC, FEC, Online, LBO and Casino sectors, has announced its support for February’s ICE exhibition, being held at London’s ExCeL Centre. GBG, which was formed in July 2014, has a membership comprising many leading organisations in gaming and boasts former BACTA National …

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