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Guten Tag… Sky Bet Deutschland goes live

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Sky Betting and Gaming (SB&G) has continued its expansion into European markets, with the announcement that its German sports betting platform is now live. This marks the second venture onto the continent for the UK’s most popular online gambling company, following the debut of its Italian product in 2016. That move, marking its first venture outside of the UK market, …

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International expansion on the horizon for Yorkshire powerhouse Sky Betting & Gaming

Filing its 2016/17 corporate accounts, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has detailed a ‘landmark year’ for its operations as group revenues surpassed the + £500 million revenue mark (FY 2015/16: 380 million). The Leeds-based operator claims to be the fastest growing online gambling firm, having increased its customer base to 2.6 million (2015/16: 1.9 million). Closing its 2016/17 year-end accounts, …

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Biggest ever Betting on Sports gets 96.7% seal of approval

Betting on Sports

SBC Events has expressed its delight at the feedback from Betting on Sports, after 96.7% of visitors to the conference said they would recommend it to a colleague. A post event survey, sent to the 1,300 registered #boscon2017 delegates, also found that 94% rated the networking opportunities at the event as ‘Very Good’ or ‘Excellent’. This included praise for the …

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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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#boscon2017: Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint suggests ASA rulings were ‘last straw’

Speaking at last week’s Betting on Sports 2017,  Sky Betting & Gaming CEO Richard Flint said that his company “had to act” after recent rulings by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The rulings, which led to Sky Bet closing its affiliate hub, deemed that an affiliate partner of the operator had used dubious adverts which promoted the idea that ‘gambling …

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Exploring the possibility of affiliate licensing at #boscon2017

The future of affiliates has drawn a great deal of attention from the gambling industry in recent weeks, it’s something that caused Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint to question ‘how the system could carry on?’  With a whole host of industry experts discussing what the future holds for affiliates at the Betting on Sports 2017 conference, an idea that was consistently …

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Sky Bet’s Affiliate Hub closure due to ‘increasingly tough enforcement stances’

Affiliate updates

Sky Bet’s decision to close its affiliate hub has been the hot topic of the week in online betting and gaming and it’s one which will get great scrutiny at next week’s Betting on Sports Conference. The closure of Sky’s affiliate programme has the potential to send ripples throughout the industry on several levels, which is why the issue will …

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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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More than 120 operators confirmed for Betting on Sports 2017

Operators - #boscon2017

More than 120 operators, 75 top level affiliates and 80 suppliers will be joined by some of the biggest sports organisations in Europe at this year’s Betting on Sports conference, held from 12-15 September. Among the 120 operators at #boscon2017 will be the recently merged Paddy Power Betfair, a premium sponsor of the event, and Ladbrokes Coral, which will be …

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Danske Spil’s Jens Nielsen heads the sportsbook session at #boscon2017

sportsbook

The Head of Sportsbook session featuring Danske Spil’s Jens Nielsen, Mr Green’s Enda Gaffney and Vladimir Dratsjov from Olympic Entertainment Group (OlyBet) will provide an explosive start to the ‘Leaders in Betting’ track at Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September). Kicking off the first full day of #boscon2017 in the main auditorium at Olympia Conference Centre (13 September), the trio …

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