Tag Archives: Sky Betting & Gaming

‘Treat Betting like Tobacco’…Labour pledges to end betting firms sponsoring football clubs

Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson, wants UK football to ‘play its part in tackling the country’s hidden epidemic of gambling addiction’. A new Labour policy proposal, will seek to end football club shirt sponsorships by bookmakers and gambling related firms. Watson has stated to The Guardian newspaper, that the Labour Party will pledge to curb ‘the power of gambling firms’, …

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Sky Betting & Gaming shuts down ‘Affiliate Hub’ programme citing growing regulatory concerns  

Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has this morning informed that it has terminated its affiliate marketing programme. The online gambling group will aim to terminate its ‘Affiliate Hub’ operations by 2 October 2017, ending all commission and player referral arrangements with its existing affiliate marketing partners. SB&G has further confirmed that September will be the final month of operations for …

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New football season sees Sky Bet back Dribble ‘casual fans’ DFS games

Ahead of the start of a new Premier League season, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) is bolstering its fantasy sports provisions by partnering with mobile games developer Dribble. The partnership will see Dribble DFS games promoted under the Sky Bet brand. The partnership will see SB&G integrate Dribble’s unique DFS games portfolio which focuses on introducing casual sports fans to …

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Betting on Sports announces eight conference tracks ahead of September event

SBC Events has increased its focus on industry leading content and thought leadership debate at this year’s Betting on Sports conference (#boscon2017 13-15 September) to meet the demands of organisations sending staff from multiple areas of the business. The second incarnation of the largest international sports and betting trade conference will introduce no fewer than eight conference tracks combined with …

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Sky Betting & Gaming seeks 100 new jobs for Yorkshire operations

The governance of Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has confirmed that it will seek to create a further 100 new jobs within its Yorkshire offices of Leeds and Sheffield. Online betting operator SB&G is one of Yorkshire’s biggest technology employers, the betting firm has further been listed as one of the UK’s fastest growing digital tech enterprises. Since being taken …

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Sky Betting & Gaming seeks talent for Sky Bet Deutschland expansion

UK independent bookmaker Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) is preparing for the next phase of its international expansion, as the operator looks for new talent to join its Munich office for the launch of new asset ‘Sky Bet Deutschland’. Updating the market, SB&G CEO Richard Flint detailed that the bookmaker was recruiting a number German focused employees to be managed …

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Ryan Murton departs as Oddschecker Head of Marketing

Industry marketing veteran Ryan Murton has resigned from his position as Head of Digital Marketing for odds comparison portal Oddschecker (Oddschecker.com). Murton confirmed to SBC that he had officially left Oddschecker in order to pursue personal projects. As yet Oddschecker management have yet to officially confirm Murton’s departure or whether he will be replaced as Head of Marketing. Murton had …

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Sky Betting & Gaming optimises payment capabilities with Worldpay

Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has selected FTSE-listed payment provider Worldpay to be its lead payment system, as the firm seeks to optimise its player experience and engagement throughout its digital verticals. Following a review of industry payment providers and their capabilities, SB&G development has chosen Worldpay to lead payment processing as the bookmaker seeks to create an optimal ‘seamless’ …

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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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