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CVC takes control of £800m Sky Bet

CVC Capital Partners is to spend a potential £720m to buy a controlling stake in online bookmaker Sky Bet. Under the agreement, Sky will receive £600m on completion of the deal, and further deferred and contingent payments of up to £120m, while Sky will retain an equity stake of 20% in Sky Bet, with which it has entered a long-term …

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Sky Bet trials iBeacons technology at Leeds & Rotherham United

Sky Bet Title sponsor of the English Football League introduced wireless location based technology, iBeacons to Championship Football Stadiums Elland Road (Leeds United) and The New York Stadium (Rotherham United) this weekend. iBeacons, are Bluetooth transmitters, which allow for localised messaging when customers/consumers are in-range with a beacon signal. Sky Bet trailed the new Apple proximity messaging technology, sending ‘push’ …

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Sky Bet – Manchester United most backed Premier League team

Manchester United are the best backed side to win the title heading into the new Premier League season, with Sky Bet reporting 33 per cent of stakes on Louis van Gaal’s men.Despite finishing a lowly seventh last season, United have attracted almost twice as much money as the second most popular side, Arsenal, and more than four times as much …

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