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Belgium – BetConstruct to provide Odds Feed to Gaming1

BetConstruct announces a partnership with Gaming 1, providing Odds Feed to their clients, starting with Circus.be. “Gaming1 is a company that specializes in offering their clients high-performance products and that is why our relationship with them is a natural one”, says BetConstruct CEO Vahe Baloulian. “To work with companies of this class is both rewarding…

UK – Sporting Index bought by investor

A private strategic investor in online sports betting has reached an agreement to purchase the Sporting Index Group from its current owners, HgCapital. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval. Founded in London in 1992, Sporting Index is a leader in sports spread betting, providing its customers with the most exciting way to bet across…

UK – Coral comes out on top socially at Cheltenham

British bookmaker Coral achieved the highest share of voice on social media versus competitors during the notoriously competitive Cheltenham Festival, the biggest and most important week of the year for UK betting operators. Using the leading social media data analytics platform Crimson Hexagon, Coral have identified that they achieved a 28 per cent share of…

UK – Racing Right charge provokes polar response from British racing sector

The UK is to introduce a new charge on bookmakers called the ‘racing right’ to improve the funding for horse racing to include more online betting companies. The British Treasury said in its budget document that the new charge would be applied across the board. The Chancellor announced in his Budget speech that ‘in the…

East Africa – Eventus to host Sports Betting East Africa summit

Eventus International is hosting the Sports Betting East Africa summit and exhibition at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, Uganda from May 11 to 13, 2015. The summit’s main focus will be on fundamental issues such as strategies, developments, growth and opportunities in the East African gaming sector, as well as, exploring issues and trends in…

Curaçao – Pinnacle Sports announce new ownership

Industry leading bookmaker, Pinnacle Sports, has confirmed a new majority ownership with an ambitious strategic vision. A deal was concluded in August last year that will see the Curaçao-based operation further capitalise on its unique bookmaking model, with a concerted drive into new global markets, backed by roll-out plans for cutting-edge new products. The expertise…

UK – Digital surge doesn’t save Ladbrokes’ year

Ladbrokes’ profit fell from £68m to £38m in 2014 despite digital profit surging by 70 per cent over the year to £14m. The poor performance overall will see 60 UK shops close. The impending rise in gaming machine taxes meant that the closures of 60 shops would be inevitable and while the company is seeing…

UK – William Hill sees growth of eight per cent in 2014

British bookie William Hill has reported revenues of £1.6bn in 2014, marking an increase of eight per cent on the £1.5bn recorded in 2013. It saw record operating profit with continuing successful diversification with 40 per cent of net revenue coming from digital channels and 18 per cent from international markets. There was continued strong…

Czech – Czech FA extends deal with Sportrader

The Czech Republic’s FA (FACR) has extended its existing uniquely-integrated data and integrity partnership with Sportradar for a further four years, taking the relationship on until the summer of 2019. Under the agreement, Sportradar’s market-leading Fraud Detection System will monitor all the senior and U21s men’s and women’s national team fixtures, all the U19s league…