Tag Archives: SB&G

Andy Wright – Sky Bet – The increasing influence of player props

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Team and players statistics are playing an increasingly integral role within the global sports wagering sphere, with the changing role of fans and the rising need for a deeper level of data seemingly having a direct knock-on effect. With a major change being undertaken in recent years, sports analytics firm Opta are one of the driving forces behind sports data …

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Tech & Responsibility savvy Sky Bet posts stellar interim results

Independent online gambling group Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has today published its interim results (26-week period 28 December 2017) reporting double-digit growth across its core metrics and product KPIs. The fast growth Leeds-based enterprise, reports period group revenues of £339 million up 47% on 2016/17: £230 million, recording a revenue split of Sky Bet £210 million (2016/17: £133 million) and …

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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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Sky Betting & Gaming appoints Vaughan Lewis as Corporate Development lead

Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has confirmed the appointment of Vaughan Lewis as the firm’s Director of Corporate Development. Taking on the senior executive role, Lewis will be tasked with leading the strategic expansion of SB&G operations. Responsibilities will include setting up corporate goals and targets, assessment of SB&G divisional performance and management of the operator’s intellectual property. Seeking to …

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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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Sky Betting & Gaming supports the community with Street League

Sky Betting & Gaming has partnered with the UK-based sport for employment charity Street League, to introduce the first of its kind for the company; a combination of educational and sports coaching sessions delivered by employee volunteers. As part of its ‘Giving Back’ policy, the company allows two paid days per year for employees to put their time towards good causes. And this week, …

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Sky Betting & Gaming expands mobile capabilities with Core Gaming acquisition

UK media news source Insider Media, has reported that Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has agreed to acquire industry mobile games and content developer Core Gaming. At present Core Gaming is a key supplier of games content for SB&G operations. The acquisition will see the Leeds-based operator takeover Core Gaming’s games studio and development assets. Deal terms remain undisclosed, however …

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Sky Betting & Gaming commits further £1 million to developing graduate opportunities

Continuing its commitment to Yorkshire technology and social enterprise, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has announced that it will invest a further £1 million on its ‘Commercial Academy’ programme. Geared towards graduate recruitment, SB&G’s Commercial Academy will offer a range of opportunities across the company’s HR, finance, marketing and commercial divisions. SB&G detailed that positions offered by its Commercial Academy …

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Sky Betting & Gaming commits to Sheffield Digital enterprise

Continuing its focus of developing and promoting Yorkshire as a UK centre for digital enterprise, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has been announced as a founding member of Sheffield Digital. The membership business organisation has been established to promote the growth of digital business in the city of Sheffield and its surrounding region. SB&G membership follows November 2015’s announcement that …

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