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Tekkorp announces AUS power-play venture backed by BetMakers and News Corp

Venture capital fund Tekkorp Capital has announced that it will launch a new sportsbook business in Australia, partnering with the Murdoch family’s News Corp Australia media subsidiary.   Expected to launch in the latter half of this year, Tekkorp’s venture will be led by Australian market figurehead Matt Tripp, Founder of Sportsbet AUS, who will be charged with establishing Australia’s next …

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BetMakers further enhances racing content via SIS and RMG partnership

BetMakers has signed a multi-year partnership with Sports Information Services (SIS) and the Racecourse Media Group (RMG) covering live streaming of British and Irish horse racing vision and wagering content. As a result of the deal, BetMakers will act as an authorised supplier of vision and content held under rights by SIS and RMG to approved Australian corporate sports betting …

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BetMakers acquires Sportech to accelerate international growth

BetMakers has taken another step in delivering its international growth strategy by finalising the purchase of Sportech’s Racing, Tote and Digital assets. The acquisition covers Sportech’s racing, tote and digital assets in the US, UK and Europe, widening the operator’s international customer base, as well as bolstering its position in the expanding US market. Integration of Sportech’s assets is also …

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BetMakers tables AUS $4bn buyout of TAB to tempt shareholders to form a new Aussie giant.  

BetMakers has become the latest suitor to show its hand in the pursuit to acquire Tabcorp Holdings TAB wagering and media unit.  The ASX-listed racing and wagering systems provider submitted its deal proposal, which values Tabcorp wagering assets at AUS $4 billion (€2.5bn). Wooing Tabcorp shareholders, BetMakers stated that it had proposed the most compelling acquisition for TAB, whose customer …

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BetMakers ventures into Jamaican horse racing market

Australia-based BetMakers Technology Group has signed a new partnership with Prime Sports Jamaica (PSJ) and Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment (SVREL) – two subsidiaries of Supreme Ventures. Through its BetMakers DNA (BDNA) and Managed Training Services (MTS) divisions, BetMaker has sealed the rights to manage fixed odds wagering for all fixed bets placed on Jamaican and international horse race meetings …

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BetMakers leads €34m pursuit of Sportech to supercharge global outlook

BetMakers Technology Group has this morning communicated that it has reached a ‘binding agreement’ with the board of Sportech Plc to acquire the company for AUS $56.2 (€34m) valuation, undertaken on a cash-free / debt-free basis. The ASX-listed technology group will acquire all Sportech US, European and UK assets and IPs, establishing the company as the leading global supplier of …

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William Hill upgrades racing offering with BetMakers deal extension

Global Betting Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BetMakers Technology Group, has confirmed that it has ‘extended and upgraded’ its current commercial agreement with William Hill. Under the new agreement, BetMakers will become the ‘preferred distribution partner’ for William Hill and has agreed to continue supplying its wagering technology services. The wagering services provider has also agreed to offer William Hill …

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Neds goes live with BetMakers Racing Channel

Australia-based BetMakers Technology Group has confirmed the launch of its new customised racing channel with wagering operator Pointsbet, which has gone live across the GVC Australia-owned Neds website. BetMakers has said that the new Racing Channel is currently live streaming over 2,000 international races across six operator sites, with coverage being shown from the US, UK, Ireland, Mexico and Canada. …

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DynamicOdds strengthens Racing Victoria partnership with VBA Price launch

BetMakers Technology Group’s subsidiary DynamicOdds has strengthened its existing partnership with Racing Victoria (RV) by launching its new pricing system which will be made available via its app. Under the partnership, DynamicOdds has developed the VBA Price feature for RV and the Victorian Bookmakers Association (VBA). Racing Victoria’s Chief Financial Officer Aaron Morrison commented: “We are very pleased to offer …

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GVC secures global racing partnership with BetMakers

GVC Holdings has strengthened its commitment to racing after securing a new global racing partnership with Australia-based BetMakers Technology Group, which will roll out BetMakers’ technology and wagering products rolled out in Australia and other international markets. Under the terms of the new agreement, BetMakers has confirmed that it will continue to service GVC Australia brands. However, it has now …

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