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Sky Betting & Gaming partners with Qubit to build out personalisation strategy across all brands

Independent bookmaker Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has become the latest industry operator to partner with digital data and customisation specialist Qubit, as the firm seeks to boost its personalisation and player targeting capabilities. Confirming the partnership, SB&G development teams detailed that Qubit’s ‘Visitor Cloud’ technology was needed in order to optimise growing customer demand across its nine established brands. …

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Reality Bites…Sky Bet’s Richard Flint warns UK racing of ‘unprecedented demographic challenge’

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Richard Flint, the Chief Executive of online bookmaker Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G), has issued a stark reality to the UK racing industry, stating that consumer betting changes have made it hard for the bookmaker to promote the sports ‘from a business point of view’. Although SB&G subsidiary Sky Bet is a committed partner to the UK racing’s Authorised Betting …

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Sky Betting & Gaming continues Leeds tech expansion

Seeking to expand its digital and tech development capabilities, the management of Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has confirmed that the operator has ‘significantly expanded’ its presence within the Wellington Place Leeds tech hub. The move sees independent SB&G double its operational workspace within Wellington Place, taking up a total presence of 80,000 square feet. Having undertaken a significant growth …

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Grattis! Unibet takes top honours at EGR 2016 Operator Awards

Industry news source EGR has crowned Swedish-based Unibet Group as ‘Operator of the Year’ at its EGR 2016 Operator Awards. Hosted at the HRC Artillery Garden, Unibet proved to be the night’s big winners, taking home the top industry honour of ‘Operator of the Year’ and the further awards of ‘Socially Responsible Operator’ and ‘Best Marketing Campaign’ for its multi-award winning …

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Sky Betting & Gaming appoints Simon Ince as International Technology lead

Seeking to boost its international development and innovation capabilities, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has confirmed the appointment of Simon Ince as Director of International Technology. Ince joins SB&G’s operations from global technology giant Microsoft, where he held a number of senior management roles focusing on product development and delivery. The appointment of a Director of International Technology, comes as SB&G …

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Rachel Riley hosts Sky Betting & Gaming Gala Ball for Teenage Cancer Trust

Rachel Riley hosted Sky Betting and Gaming’s first annual Gala Ball celebrating a year of fundraising in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. The Countdown star and Sky Sports’ Friday Night Football presenter announced that Sky Betting and Gaming has already exceeded its original fundraising target of £20,000. Hundreds of employees at the company have contributed to this figure, participating in …

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Sky tech graduates complete boot camp stage

Sky Betting & Gaming’s continued attempts to breed the next generation of online gambling tech talent has taken a further step forward with the news that 25 early-career tech recruits have graduated from the 14-week intensive tech boot camp stage of its software academy programme. The programme saw aspiring developers and testers working on projects in either the gaming or …

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Bet365 to defend title as SBC Awards shortlists announced

The SBC Awards shortlist is finally ready, and the sports betting industry is one step closer to recognising the very best companies in 2016. Bet365 will defend its ‘Bookmaker of the Year’ prize at the SBC Awards 2016, after being shortlisted alongside Sky Betting and Gaming, Unibet, 10Bet and Pinnacle. The Stoke-based bookmaker is also in the running for the …

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Sky Betting & Gaming’s Ackroyd wins Best Finance Director

Sky Betting & Gaming’s Caroline Ackroyd has been named as the Best Finance Director of a Private Equity Company (£50m+) in the 14th annual Yorkshire Finance Director Awards. Ackroyd, who wasn’t even aware she had received a nomination, was selected from a shortlist of 32 candidates across the country. The judging process involved a panel interview with the four awards …

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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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