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US – Entain extends XB Net partnership for North American racing

XB Net has announced the renewal of its ongoing retail-and-online distribution agreement with Entain, which jointly owns BetMGM in the U.S. with MGM Resorts. The deal comprises XB Net’s delivery of live pictures, data and multi-faceted betting services from a network of over 60 North American tracks, enabling Entain to optimise its programming timetable across…

UK – SIS moves into hibernation mode

SIS (Sports Information Services) has announced the move to close down all non-essential services and to furlough a significant number of staff effective immediately. With the suspension of almost all live racing worldwide, and the closure of a significant number of worldwide retail betting outlets, SIS has taken this action to protect its long term…

UK – SIS promotes William Morris to Head of International Racing

SIS (Sports Information Services), the leading supplier of 24/7 betting services to online and retail operators globally, has promoted William Morris to Head of International Racing. Morris joined SIS in 2016 as Digital Sales Manager, playing a key role in growing the company’s digital business, both domestically and internationally. He previously worked for the Racing…

UK – SIS appoints Kinna Patel as Head of Software Delivery

SIS (Sports Information Services), the leading supplier of 24/7 betting services to retail and online operators globally, has appointed Kinna Patel as its new Head of Software Delivery. She has 25 years’ experience working for organisations across the globe, specialising in .NET development, as well as project, programme and team management. She previously worked for…

UK – SIS appoints Richard Brankley as new Head of Greyhound Operations

SIS (Sports Information Services), a leading supplier of betting products to retail and online operators, has named Richard Brankley as its new Head of Greyhound Operations. Mr. Brankley joins from Ladbrokes, where he held numerous positions during a 19-year spell with the operator. Most recently he served as Head of Stadia, where he was responsible…

Hong Kong – Hong Kong Jockey Club turnover reaches £12bn

Turnover at the Hong Kong Jockey Club has risen to £11.9bn (HK$124.2bn) representing a 5.8 per cent increase year-on-year, while the total amount wagered with commingling partners reached £1.6bn (HK$16.5bn); a massive increase of 154.8 per cent on last season’s £625m (HK$6.5bn). Commingling turnover, which includes everything bet into the HK pools from foreign territories,…

UK – British racecourses and Colossus Bets to transform pool betting

Colossus Bets, the pools betting operator that pioneered Cash Out, is partnering with racecourses across the UK to transform the future of pool betting in the country. This arrangement between the Project Steering Board, currently representing 54 racecourses and Colossus Bets will ensure that customers have access to an innovative ‘exotic’ bets portfolio, including cash…

UK – Gary Smith to leave position as CEO of SIS

SIS (Sports Information Services) has announced that CEO Gary Smith has decided to leave the business to pursue other opportunities after almost five years in charge. Chairman Roger Devlin commented: “The Board would like to thank Gary for his dedicated service and contribution to SIS. During his tenure SIS managed to secure both the RMG…

UK – Inspired to produce first ever Virtual Grand National

Inspired has signed an exclusive long term partnership with Carm Productions and The Jockey Club to produce the first ever Virtual Grand National. Aintree and its famous fences will be used as the back drop for a brand new suite of products from Inspired, with a Virtual Horse Race being the headline product. In addition,…