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UK – Ladbrokes launches omni-wallet across 3,500 betting shops

Ladbrokes has launched an omni-wallet across its retail estate of over 3,500 betting shops. The omni-wallet is facilitated by the company’s loyalty card “The Grid” and “The Grid” retail companion App, and will enable customers to seamlessly access their Ladbrokes.com single wallet across all of Ladbrokes’ retail products (including over the counter, gaming machines and…

UK – Betfred to deploy further Playtech BGT Sports’ SSBTs

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), the leading provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, has agreed to install additional self-service betting terminals (SSBTs) in Betfred’s UK retail estate. PBS will supply a number its state-of-the-art widescreen terminals into Betfred’s best performing shops across the operator’s 1,700 strong estate. The operator has already expanded on its deal with…

UK – iSoftBet agrees William Hill retail deal

iSoftBet has struck a content deal with one of the biggest operators in the market, William Hill. The supplier has already struck a deal to provide the Interactive arm of bookmaking giant William Hill with its entire portfolio of games. The William Hill players will be able to enjoy the new content in mobile and…

UK – NetEnt signs contract with Paddy Power for UK retail market

NetEnt has entered an agreement to license gaming content to Paddy Power for use in land-based gaming machines in the UK. The agreement extends the existing online business partnership with Paddy Power. NetEnt has signed its second retail agreement for the UK Licensed Betting Office (LBO) market. According to the agreement with Paddy Power, NetEnt’s…

UK – Brent Dolan rejoins SIS

SIS, a leading supplier of products and services to the online and retail betting markets, has welcomed back former Operations Director Brent Dolan as Head of Horse Racing Content. Mr. Dolan was previously with SIS for 26 years, launching innovations such as virtual gaming on SIS FACTS, dedicated greyhounds channel SIS2, and the Virtual Betting…

UK – SIS appoints Nigel Stocks as Chief Financial Officer

SIS, a leading supplier of products and services to the online and retail betting markets, has appointed Nigel Stocks as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Stocks joins from Jatomi Fitness, a global health club business that employs over 2,500 people across Eastern Europe and Asia, where he contributed to new business and international expansion initiatives from…

UK – Ladbrokes names new company as Ladbrokes Coral

Ladbrokes and the Coral Group have announced that the proposed recommended merger between the two companies will create Ladbrokes Coral, a leading multi-channel and internationally diversified business. This new company, they believe, will have a compelling strategy to accelerate online growth, deliver substantial synergies and drive value. It is anticipated that on aggregate Ladbrokes Coral…

UK – William Hill hit by Point of Consumption

The introduction of Point of Consumption tax as well as increased taxation on its gaming machines, hit William Hill hard in the first quarter of 2015 with operating profit down by 19 per cent. Point of Consumption tax stood cost an additional £20m whilst the increased machine tax has hit 25 per cent. Sports betting…

UK – Ladbrokes appoints Jim Mullen as Chief Executive Officer

The Board of British bookmaker Ladbrokes has appointed Jim Mullen to be the next Chief Executive taking over on April 1 from Richard Glynn. Jim Mullen is currently the Managing Director of Ladbrokes Digital having joined the business in November 2013 after three years at William Hill where he was COO of their on line…