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Parliamentary All Party Betting & Gaming Group launches ‘The Future of Gambling’ seminars

The Officers of the Parliamentary All Party Betting & Gaming Group have announced the launch of their Parliamentary seminar series looking at the Future of Gambling. The first seminar will be held on Tuesday 19th April 2016 and will be on The Future of Online Gambling. The speakers will be Clive Hawkswood, CEO of Remote Gambling Association (RGA), Anthony Werkman, Director of …

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Sky Bet becomes the latest authorised betting partner

On Friday it was announced that Sky Bet has become the latest bookmaker to sign up as an authorised betting partner in association with the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). This agreement, which was first reported by Racing Post, was speculated upon in recent weeks and comes just in time for Cheltenham Festival which begins on Tuesday of this week. Now its ABP …

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Sky Betting & Gaming sees revenues increase by 36%

Sky Betting & Gaming, has released its full year results for the year ended 30 June 2015. The group revenue increased by 36% to £247m, with £117m from Sky Bet (up 56%), £117m from Sky Gaming (up 20%) and £13m from Oddschecker (up 30%). The total number of customers across the group increased to 1.48m, with the average revenue per …

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Senet Group confirms Sky Betting & Gaming as new watchdog member

UK independent gambling watchdog, the Senet Group has confirmed that Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has joined its main body aimed at promoting higher industry standards with regards to  advertising, operational practices and forming further socially responsible measures. SB&G governance was pleased to confirm joining the Senet Group as the body’s first online-only gambling operator. As a new member SB&G …

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Football League and Sky Bet agree three year extension

The Football League and its primary sponsor and partner Sky Bet have agreed a new three year title sponsorship deal. Sky Bet has sponsored the League since 2013 and this latest deal will commence in August 2016 and run until at least 2019. It will deliver increased revenue to the 72 clubs throughout the Football League. One change is that due …

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Rob Painter – Sky Betting & Gaming – Drive & Direction…

Having committed £12m to Sky Betting & Gaming’s ongoing recruitment drive, Brand & HR Director Rob Painter details to SBC the corporate and leadership challenges of undertaking such a significant initiative as the igaming and betting sectors’ drastically change. Painter details SB&G’s governance approach, its commitment to driving talent acquisition in Yorkshire and why the igaming and betting industries should no longer …

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Sky Betting & Gaming hires Giovanna D’Esposito as Sky Bet Italia MD

Bolstering its European operations, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has appointed Giovanna D’Esposito as Managing Director of Sky Bet Italia. Industry news source EGR Magazine reports that the former Paddy Power Italy MD, will be charged with establishing and leading SB&G products within the Italian market, as the firm looks to grow its operations outside of its core UK marketplace. …

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Sky Betting & Gaming selects Teenage Cancer Trust as official corporate charity

Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has selected the Teenage Cancer Trust as its official corporate charity, following a live pitch by its employees for good causes. In a closely fought battle, young person’s cancer charity, Teenage Cancer Trust, emerged the winner of the SB&G’s ‘Great Charity Pitch’. The Leeds based online betting and gaming business whittled suggested charities down to …

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Sky Betting & Gaming pushes for Yorkshire recruitment drive

Sky Betting & Gaming (Sky Bet) governance has announced that it has invested £11 million with a view of creating 200 new jobs and opening its new customer hub in Leeds City Center. Sky Bet detailed that the £11 million investment will be spent this financial year on the following: 200 new hires primarily in the technology and contact centre …

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Sky Bet criticised by Labour MP Graham Jones over PSG Champions League pay-out

Sky Bet have been criticised by UK Labour MP Graham Jones for not honouring it odds on last Wednesday UEFA Champions League match between Chelsea FC vs Paris Saint Germain (PSG). Sky Bet customers had complained that the operator did not pay out on 25-1 odds for PSG to win the knockout tie in extra time at Stamford Bridge. The …

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