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bet365 growth momentum stalled by pandemic circumstances


bet365 Group has seen its year-on-year growth drive come to an end, as the betting group could not escape 2020 pandemic circumstances. Filing its 2019/2020 corporate accounts, the Coates family-owned business disclosed group revenues of £2.8 billion, down 8% on corresponding 2018/2019 results of £3 billion. The Stoke-based operator’s trading momentum was derailed by COVID-19’s suspension of the global sports …

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bet365 backs Kubernetes to deliver optimal deployment environment


Continuing its principal stance on developing its in-house proprietary platform and operating systems, bet365 has chosen to back opensource architectural and containment programming language Kubernetes. Widely considered as the world’s biggest volume sportsbook, bet365 is set to back its development and deployment teams with a new Kubernetes built ‘containerised production application’. Engaging with Kubernetes, bet365 details that it will be able …

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SBC Awards: The secret of success…Stoke Style!

SBC News SBC Awards: The secret of success…Stoke Style!

Last year, Stoke-based bookmaker bet365 dominated the annual SBC Awards, walking away with three gongs – Football Bookmaker of the Year, Mobile Bookmaker of the Year and for the fourth year running, Bookmaker of the Year. SBC asked bet365 marketing team how the firm continues to excel… ___________________ SBC: You scooped three awards at last year’s SBC Awards, including the much …

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Injuries take their toll on fantasy managers

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It proved to be a frustrating week for fantasy managers, with a smattering of injuries ensuring a vast majority of scores failed to live up to the lofty expectations of recent weeks. With Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero already out injured many turned to Harry Kane to captain and earn double points, but disappointment followed as the England striker limped out …

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Tech muscle helps bet365 break £2 billion revenue mark

SBC News Tech muscle helps bet365 break £2 billion revenue mark

Filing its 2016/17 corporate accounts (12-month period ending March 2017), independent online betting group bet365 has detailed that it has surpassed the £2 billion revenue mark (2015/16: £1.6 billion). The Stoke-based operator details that during 2016/17 its betting/gaming assets recorded £46 billion in player wagers. The independent firm’s improved revenue metrics would see bet365 declare full-year corporate profits of £503 …

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Manchester City the saviours for Fantasy Managers

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Premier League football returned after another international break, and it was Manchester City who lit up what was otherwise a rather tame gameweek.   Something that was reflected within SBC’s League of Legends, with a number of scores falling some way short of the lofty heights of recent weeks. Digital Fuel Marketing’s Andy Scott clearly didn’t stick to that script though, …

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bet365 commits £7.7 million towards Etruria Valley leisure & training centre

SBC News bet365 commits £7.7 million towards Etruria Valley leisure & training centre

Independent online bookmaker bet365 has committed £7.7 million towards building a 33,500 square foot ‘leisure & training centre’ at Etruria Valley Business Park (Stoke-on-Trent – Staffordshire). The bookmaker has been granted planning permission by Stoke City Council to redevelop the area, with the facility expected to be open by April 2018. The Etruria Valley premises is set to feature two …

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William Hill – UK awaits landscape changing by-election results

SBC News William Hill – UK awaits landscape changing by-election results

With the crucial constituency by-elections of Stoke-on-Trent Central (Staffordshire) and Copeland (Cumbria) taking place tomorrow, William Hill politics believes that the results may set the agenda for the future of UK politics. Updating its by-election markets, William Hill details that political punters are speculating that the results could spark a change of leader for different parties and even mark a …

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Betfair – Labour faces gruelling battle for its ‘safe seats’

SBC News Betfair - Labour faces gruelling battle for its 'safe seats'

Next week marks a crucial chapter for the Labour Party leadership of Jeremy Corbyn as both Stoke-on-Trent Central (Staffordshire) and Copeland (Cumbria) constituencies head to the by-election polls (Thursday 23 February). A divided party following the departure of senior cabinet members, Labour battles to keep two of its supposed ‘safe seats’. Should labour lose the constituencies of Stoke and Copeland …

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