Tag Archives: Smarkets

Strive Sponsorship to provide content services for Smarkets’ newly launched sites

Strive Sponsorship has been appointed to manage content and editorial services for Smarkets newly launched Smarkets News and SBK Betting Zone sites.  Services included under the agreement are written and podcast content, editing and content management covering nine initial sports such as football, golf, rugby, the NBA and NFL. The company will provide Smarkets with sports writers offering insights, betting …

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Smarkets appoints Crawford and Thiercelin as People & Product leaders 

Smarkets has reorganised its executive leadership team following a series of internal promotions and new hires, bolstering the day-to-day management of its organisation.  Former Communications Officer Celine Crawford has been promoted to the c-level leadership role of Chief People Officer (CPO). Recognised as a ‘proven talent’, Crawford has served as Smarkets communications lead since 2015, joining the company from the …

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Bookies Corner: Local Elections of consequence to the future of Party leaders

On Thursday, the UK electorate will decide the +4,500 councillor seats servicing Britain’s local constituencies. Media reports of a Conservative fallout as Party MPs are ready to blame Boris Johnson for a predicted heavy loss of councillor seats following his handling of the Partygate scandal. As for Labour, Thursday’s results will serve as a barometer of whether Keir Starmer can …

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Smarkets: Macron holds 95% lead as Le Pen eyes biggest shock in political betting history

On Sunday 24 April, the French electorate will once again head to voting stations to decide the outcome of the General Election run-off between President Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. The build-up to the Presidential run-off has been closely monitored by political observers across the globe, as France’s underwhelmed electorate could well vote in far-right Marine Le Pen – …

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Smarkets: Boris faces a coin-flip on leading Conservatives into next election

PM Boris Johnson may have paid a £50 fixed penalty notice for attending an ‘impromptu birthday party’ at 10 Downing Street – yet Partygate allegations continue to dog his leadership of the Conservative Party. Mocked by opposition, Johnson continues to deny that he misled the public and fellow ministers, unaware of multiple parties held at Number 10 as UK households …

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Bookies Corner: Oscars night signals a changing tide for all entertainment

On Monday 28 March, Hollywood returns to the Dolby Theatre to celebrate the 94th Academy Awards. Kicking starting 2022’s entertainment markets, how have bookmakers factored the mass changing viewer habits disrupted by COVID-19 global lockdown?  Can bookmakers trust the critics and judges, as Award contenders point to movies that have been shunned by audiences…  SBC: Following 2-years hosted under lockdown …

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Smarkets: All eyes on Sunak Statement as UK recession looms at 32% 

British households and businesses anxiously wait for Chancellor Rishi Sunak to announce his Spring Statement tomorrow, a missive that will outline how the government intends to navigate the toughest economic headwinds faced in a generation.  Yesterday the Bank of England raised interest rates back to the pre-pandemic level of 0.75%, deploying the fiscal measure to stop the economy being stunted …

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SBK launches SBK Betting Zone to boost pre-Cheltenham content

SBK has announced the launch of the SBK Betting Zone, a new content hub combining writers, brand ambassadors, podcasts and previews.  The Smarkets-powered sportsbook has moved to bolster the range of content available to its customers via the new product, which will focus on highlighting the app’s odds to provide “insights, betting ups, and previews”. This will feature contributions from …

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