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Playtech revenues up 24% in record breaking 2014

iGaming technology supplier Playtech Plc reported a record breaking 2014, as the firm achieved record annual revenues and earnings, seeing growth throughout all of its product channels. 2014 full year results saw Playtech record a revenue increase of 24% €457 (FY 2013 – €367 million), the strong revenue performance translated to EBITDA profits of €207 million up 30% on 2013 …

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CVC Capital adjusts loan terms to increase investor support

Private equity group CVC Capital Partners announced that it was due to close its £390 million leveraged loan which will be used in the acquisition of a controlling stake in BskyB’s Sky Bet operations. CVC Capital had adjusted loan margins and added further investment conditions in order to attract investors to the deal. Reuters Business news reports that the £390 …

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Sky Bet pushes for 2015 recruitment drive

Sky Bet senior management have revealed that the Yorkshire based operator is on recruitment drives, as the operator looks to expand its services and presence in 2015. Due to the rapid expansion of Sky Bet over the last 12 months the new positions have been created in a range of departments across the business, including technology, product development, marketing and …

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EGR Awards 2014 – Winners Review – William Hill wins operator of the year

The 10th annual eGaming Review operator awards took place at the Roundhouse in London on Monday evening. William Hill enjoyed a very successful night as the bookmakers took home no less than four awards. This ensured theirs was the strongest performance of the night, though they were closely followed by Sky Betting & Gaming, who won the Mobile Operator, Mobile …

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Rob Painter – SkyBet – On Sponsorship

With the English football season starting on the 9th of August, SBC caught up with SkyBet Marketing Director Rob Painter, to discuss football betting sponsorship. In June 2013 SkyBet became the title sponsors of the English Football league, a deal which has seen the SkyBet brand covered through multiple channels. Rob Painter has worked with some of the UK biggest brands as …

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ASA clears gambling adverts… this time

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has reversed the trend to sanction the advertising of gambling operators in its latest round of adjudications, with both SkyBet and Channel 5 cleared of breaching advertising guidelines. Thirteen complainants has challenged whether gambling ads were inappropriately scheduled around a programme which highlighted the problems that online gambling could cause. Channel 5’s “My Spiral into …

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Sky Bet appoints M&C Saatchi Sport for Football League sponsorship

Sky Bet, the UK’s fourth largest online sportsbook, has entrusted M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment to fast track its title sponsorship of the English Football League. The event, digital and social media specialists, which has global offices in London and New York, will launch a campaign that demonstrates Sky Bet’s commitment to growing and reinvesting in the beautiful game. The …

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Bet365 named Best Football Bookmaker

Bet365 picked up the Best Football Bookmaker title at the inaugural Betting on Football Awards last week, outpacing the competition with 35% of the popular vote. Bet365 took the award, sponsored by BetConstruct, ahead of the four other finalists: BetVictor, Paddy Power, Pinnacle Sports and SkyBet. On behalf of Bet365, James Woods, Head of Performance Marketing, collected the award from …

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