Tag Archives: 888Sport

Favourable December football results see Kambi revise Q4 outlook

Issuing a market statement, Nordic Nasdaq-listed sports betting platform/software supplier Kambi Plc, has revised its Q4 2017 corporate revenue forecasts, due to favourable football results recorded during the month of December.   Updating investors, Kambi details that its was able to maintain an ‘all-time high sportsbook margin of 9.7%’ during its Q4 2017 trading, a figure which is significantly higher …

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Kambi continues regulated market strategy with Sun International deal

Kambi Group has signed a ‘multi-channel agreement,’ to provide its sportsbook and technology services to gaming and hospitality group Sun International. The South Africa facing online sportsbook currently operate SunBet.co.za, and will migrate to the Kambi end-to-end sports betting solution, supported by a Bede Gaming backend platform, before launching into additional markets. Kristian Nylén, CEO of Kambi, said: “We are …

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‘Exceptional costs’ sees 888 record $17 million losses for H1 2017

A turbulent first half of 2017, has seen FTSE-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings declare pre-tax losses of $17.3 million (H1 2016: £21.5 million), with the company impacted by ‘exceptional costs’ of +$50 million recorded during the period. Updating investors, 888 governance reported that the costs would offset a ‘record’ H1 performance for the company, as 888 recorded key metric …

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Showtime…Kambi pushes all in-play & instant betting boundaries for Mayweather vs McGregor

Sports betting platform provider Kambi is pulling no punches for this weekend’s mega fight between Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather vs ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor (Saturday 26 August). Kambi specialist in ‘tier 1’ bookmaker provisions, has detailed that it will have the most comprehensive betting market inventory for the Las Vegas fight which is has broken wagering levels for combat sports. In …

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Consistent bet365 tops the list for bookmaker search popularity

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Using data from Google trends, Bookmaker Ratings has proved that bet365 was consistently the most searched for bookmaker in the UK between April 2014 and April 2017. Although there were short periods where other firms rivalled its Google search popularity, bet365 has been “thriving in terms of online popularity” since selling off the entirety of its betting shop chain to …

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bettingexpert fails at York after flying Tipster Challenge start

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It was back to reality for Stephen Harris in the Tipster Challenge, as the bettingexpert horse racing guru backed up his flying 29.50-point start by returning just 0.57 in the second week at York. However, Steven Mullington, the second guest in the Betting Gods sponsored competition, fared slightly better with a second race win on Battered (4/1) for a total …

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888sport’s Mullington steps up to challenge bettingexpert

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Steven Mullington, the lead horse racing writer on the 888sport blog, has stepped up to challenge bettingexpert’s Stephen Harris in the Flat Season Tipster Challenge at York. Last week, Harris started the new Flat Season competition, sponsored by Betting Gods, by collecting 29.50 points at Chester, which included winners at 16/1 and 15/2. Meanwhile, Mullington, who also writes for the …

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#bofcon2017 – Exploring marketing value outside of the Premier League

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Speaking at Betting on Football 2017, Nottingham Forest Commercial Manager Mark Bullock confirmed a renewed sponsorship deal with 888sport, described as “the biggest in the club’s history”. Bullock hailed the ongoing success of the partnership with the Gibraltar-based 888sport, which has helped the club to successfully “combine a binary market with the engaged, emotive fan”. As part of the deal, …

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888sport commits to ESSA integrity body

Entering 2017 European sports betting operator 888Sport has become the latest industry stakeholder to join betting integrity body ESSA. The 888 Holdings sports betting subsidiary will work with ESSA governance to further protect industry consumers from betting fraud and further help fight betting-related corruption in sport. ESSA governance was pleased to welcome a further high profile bookmaker to its ranks. …

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The Guest team takes 2016 Tipster Challenge title at Salisbury

After 36 weeks of hard-fought Tipster Challenge action, it was the Guest team that took the title for the 2016 flat season. 888sport contributor Steve Mullington managed just 4.00 points from Pettochside, but that was enough for an overall 16.30-point victory. On the day at Salisbury, Timeform picked the longest odds winner with Glorious Legend (7/1). Meanwhile, Stephen Harris, Horse …

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