Tag Archives: Simon French

Scott Longley – City eyes ‘machine mitigation’ for Ladbrokes Coral

Awaiting the outcome of the UK government’s triennial review on maximum stakes on gaming machines, analysts at Morgan Stanley see light at the end of the tunnel for Ladbrokes Coral __________________________________  To accompany the incendiary comments from Paddy Power Betfair on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in a letter to the government’s triennial review last week, the company gave a …

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Compelling reasons behind Scientific Games’ NYX & Openbet deal

Scott Longley reports on the potential fallout from the surprise Scientific Games acquisition of NYX Gaming, and its Openbet subsidiary. _________________ It may seem surprising that in a climate of sometime feverish M&A speculation, the potential of a buyout deal for NYX Gaming launched by one of the behemoths of the global gambling provision could have been kept under wraps. …

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#bofcon2017 – Future Perspective – ‘Long road to finding out who will be the new betting industry champion’

Opening the 2017 Betting on Football Conference (BOFCON) an expert panel debating ‘Future Market Challenges’, details that industry stakeholders are now facing a new reality following mass consolidation and a realignment of the sector’s major players. Simon French Senior Executive at Cenkos Securities states that ‘it is simply too early to judge the winners of market consolidation witnessed in 2015/16’. …

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Betting on Football shows how to follow the leaders

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For high level sports betting staff looking for a crash course in leadership, SBC Events has lined up an eight-panel agenda on the first day of Betting on Football 2017, covering key industry topics such as self-regulation, match-fixing, investment, market consolidation, new brands in football betting and affiliate leaders. The Leadership Track is one of four main tracks across the …

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Bookies suffer a Christmas football betting battering

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A set of punter-friendly football results over the Christmas and New Year period will have hurt the bookies at a crucial period in their financial years, according to analysis from Cenkos. All the leading Premier League teams won on Boxing Day including Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea, the current league leaders. Liverpool subsequently won the following day and …

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