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UK – BGC to spend £100m on problem gambling treatment

The Betting and Gaming Council’s five largest members have confirmed that they will spend £100 million improving treatment services for problem gamblers. bet365, GVC, PaddyPower Betfair, Sky Betting and Gaming (which are both now part of Flutter Entertainment) and William Hill, announced that they will provide funds to GambleAware charity who will be the main…

UK – Independent committee to deploy funding for safer gambling initiatives

Five of Britain’s leading betting and gaming companies – bet365, Flutter Entertainment (owner of Paddy Power and Betfair), GVC (owner of Ladbrokes Coral), Sky Betting and Gaming, and William Hill – have asked Lord Chadlington, a vocal campaigner on safer gambling, to chair an independent committee that will recommend how best to administer funds committed…

UK – UK sports betting giants increase responsible gambling pledge

The big five in UK sports betting, namely Bet365, Paddy Power-owner Flutter, Ladbrokes-owner GVC, Sky Betting and Gaming and William Hill, have agreed to increase the amount the pledge to fund research and treatment into responsible gambling. The companies – Bet365, Paddy Power-owner Flutter, Ladbrokes-owner GVC, Sky Betting and Gaming and William Hill – have…

UK – Stars Group cleared to buy Sky Betting & Gaming

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared The Stars Group’s acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming following its Phase 1 review under the Enterprise Act 2002. The Stars Group completed the acquisition on July 10, 2018, and can now begin executing on its integration plans. Following CMA clearance and effective immediately, The Stars…

Canada – Stars to create ‘world’s largest publicly listed online gaming company’

The Stars Group is buying Sky Betting & Gaming from CVC Capital Partners and Sky in a cash and stock transaction valued at $4.7bn. This combination will result in what Stars said is ‘the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming company.’ “The acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming is a landmark moment in The Stars…

UK – Sky Betting sky high after almost doubling revenues

Leeds-based Sky Betting & Gaming has reported a 47 per cent increase in revenue to £339m for the six months to December 28 due to favourable sports results and a 19 per cent increase in customer to 2m. Sky Bet grew its revenue by 58 per cent from £133m to £210m whilst Sky Gaming increased…

UK – OpenBet signs new five-year deal with Sky Betting & Gaming

OpenBet has renewed its license, development and support agreements with Sky Betting & Gaming. OpenBet will continue to provide Sky Betting & Gaming with its online and mobile sports betting platform for a further five years. The operator has full independence to innovate and differentiate by building its own customer interfaces on the OpenBet platform….

UK – Sky Betting to invest £11m into new jobs

Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) plans to invest £11m into creating 200 new jobs and opening a new customer hub in Leeds city centre. 100 jobs will be based in Leeds, primarily in the technology and contact centre teams, and 100 will be based at the recently opened Sheffield Technology Hub at the Electric Works….

UK – Sky Betting and Gaming employs new transaction monitoring technology

GBGroup, a specialist in identity intelligence solutions, has announced that Sky Betting and Gaming is the first online gaming company to employ its global identity transaction monitoring software to aid fraud protection, improve operational efficiency and promote responsible gambling. The software enables the company to see a 360 view of its users – from initial…