Tag Archives: Sky Bet

January transfer window guide – Will he stay or will he go?

It’s a thankless job being the January transfer window. It’s frequently criticised by managers with prices pumped up by clubs looking to capitalise and make a good return, meaning only the clubs with the heftiest bank balances can afford to buy. The flip side of the coin of course is that it protects smaller clubs by allowing them to hang onto their key players for …

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NYX Slot ‘Sky Millions’ pays out £2.4 million on Sky Vegas

Digital content and technology supplier NYX Gaming Group (NYX) has announced that one lucky casino player enjoyed a post Christmas treat after winning £2,389,933 on ‘Sky Millions’. The Sky Millions slot is a variant of the Millionaires Club progressive jackpot game. It recently joined NYX’s portfolio after the acquisition of Cryptologic. Following this win on December 27th, the jackpot fell to £175,000 but has since …

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Customer wins Sky Bet’s £250,000 Super 6 jackpot

A Sky Bet customer was in a jubilant mood on January 9th following a win on the bookmaker’s Super 6 competition.   Owen Burrows, a 25 year old from Cambridge, correctly predicted the scores of six FA cup third round ties to win the £250,000 jackpot. Burrows said of his win: “I genuinely can’t believe I’ve won, it feels like a dream.” The …

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OpenBet signs new five-year deal with Sky Betting & Gaming

Sports betting software provider OpenBet, has renewed its license, development and support agreements with Sky Betting & Gaming. The deal extends the long-term relationship between the two; OpenBet has supplied the Leeds-based operator since it was formed in 2001. OpenBet will continue to provide Sky Betting & Gaming with its online and mobile sports betting platform for a further five years, and …

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Sky Bet customer’s cash out Christmas joy

A Sky Bet customer, Chris Hughes, is celebrating after cashing out on a £25 bet for a win of £10,000. The bet, a ten fold accumulator, would have become a loser just minutes later. All of the other nine selections had come in but the Newcastle v Everton match, a stalemate until Cleverley’s winner in the 93rd minute, sealed a win for …

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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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Bet365 retains Best Bookmaker title at Betting on Football Awards

Bet365 was named Best Bookmaker for the second year running at the Betting on Football Awards last night. The Stoke-based bookmaker beat off strong competition from rivals Sky Bet and Unibet to pick up the title. Sky Bet didn’t go home empty handed though. The firm picked up awards for Best Mobile Bookmaker and Best Sponsorship Partnership for its work …

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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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