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Sports betting industry’s ‘most comprehensive agenda’ at Betting on Sports

BOS Agenda

SBC Events has launched what it believes is the most comprehensive conference agenda the sports betting industry has ever seen for Betting on Sports 2017 (12-15 September). Featuring 42 sessions across Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 September, #boscon2017 will present over 150 experts from both the betting and sporting arenas, spanning three conference rooms at the Olympia Conference Centre in …

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Sky Betting & Gaming renews long-standing Playtech partnership

Playtech & Sky Bet

Sky Betting & Gaming has renewed its partnership with Playtech by agreeing a multi-product deal which extends across Playtech’s dedicated Live Casino environment. The long-standing partnership has facilitated year-on-year growth within gaming, live and bingo verticals at Sky Bet, who recently picked up an inaugural award recognising marketing excellence and innovation across the Playtech Casino network of global licensees. For example, …

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Sky Bet nets three-year deal with Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Yorkshire CCC & Sky Bet

Leeds-based operator Sky Bet has signed a three-year deal to become an Official Betting & Gaming Partner for Yorkshire Country Cricket Club (CCC). The deal is set to build greater awareness of Sky Bet’s growing range of online and mobile betting services through engagement with the club’s supporter base and stakeholders. Sky Bet, which holds a 4/5 performance rating on …

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Deeper Integration…Sky Betting & Gaming extends platform partnership with NYX Gaming

Updating the market, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has confirmed that it has extended its lead platform provider partnership with NYX Gaming’s OpenBet systems. The renewal of partnership follows the successful launch of Sky Bet Italia in Q4 2016 on the OpenBet platform. NYX detailed that moving forward it would support SB&G’s international market initiatives, building a full roadmap of …

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Sky Betting & Gaming seeks 100 new jobs for Yorkshire operations

The governance of Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has confirmed that it will seek to create a further 100 new jobs within its Yorkshire offices of Leeds and Sheffield. Online betting operator SB&G is one of Yorkshire’s biggest technology employers, the betting firm has further been listed as one of the UK’s fastest growing digital tech enterprises. Since being taken …

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Record Breaker! Grand National 2017 sees NYX’s OpenBet platform hit new heights

NYX Gaming has reported a new record for its OpenBet sportsbook platform during last weekend’s Grand National as its subsidiary recorded 24 million sports bets across all channels on its sports betting client network.  The 24-hour period is the supplier’s busiest of the year. At its peak, the company processed 68,000 bets-per-minute on Saturday, 8th April 2017 – an increase …

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Year 2…Sky Betting & Gaming reopens graduate program

The governance of Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) will continue its commitment to Yorkshire talent development by confirming a £500,000 investment in its ‘graduate program’ for a second year running.    SB&G which services offices in Leeds and Sheffield is currently one of Yorkshire’s biggest technology recruiters. Following the successful implementation of its 2016 graduate recruitment scheme, SB&G governance is seeking …

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Reality Bites…Sky Bet’s Richard Flint warns UK racing of ‘unprecedented demographic challenge’

Grosvenor Sport

Richard Flint, the Chief Executive of online bookmaker Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G), has issued a stark reality to the UK racing industry, stating that consumer betting changes have made it hard for the bookmaker to promote the sports ‘from a business point of view’. Although SB&G subsidiary Sky Bet is a committed partner to the UK racing’s Authorised Betting …

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Rachel Riley hosts Sky Betting & Gaming Gala Ball for Teenage Cancer Trust

Rachel Riley hosted Sky Betting and Gaming’s first annual Gala Ball celebrating a year of fundraising in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. The Countdown star and Sky Sports’ Friday Night Football presenter announced that Sky Betting and Gaming has already exceeded its original fundraising target of £20,000. Hundreds of employees at the company have contributed to this figure, participating in …

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Sky Betting & Gaming eyes international growth following strong 2016 results

Publishing its full year 2016 results (12-month period ending 30 June), independent bookmaker Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has delivered strong growth across all its 2016 metrics, as the operator prepares for its future international expansion. Closing its FY 2016, SB&G detailed that Group Revenues had hit £373 million, up 51% on corresponding FY 2015’s £247 million. The operator’s significant …

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