Tag Archives: Betfair

Betfair orders full Carioca player pricing via Abelson Info 

Abelson Info has agreed to expand its Goalscorer Pricing & Settlement (GPS) service to cover the Campeonato Carioca in support of Betfair’s title sponsorship of the Rio de Janeiro state football championships. Market pricing expert Abelson Info has entered into an ‘event specific’ collaboration with Betfair, that will secure goalscorer prices via its ‘GPS feed’ for the 11-matchday coverage of …

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Flutter eyes Italian podium place with €1.9bn takeover of SISAL

Flutter Entertainment Plc has this morning announced that it has secured definitive terms to acquire Italian gambling group Sisal for a consideration of €1.9 billion (£1.62bn). An agreement has been reached with US private equity fund CVC Capital – the current owner of SIsal – which will see the Italian market leader in online and lottery verticals transferred to Flutter’s …

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Aspire Global reports strong performance for BtoBet client Bettarget.com

Aspire Global has reported ‘major success’ for Bettarget.com during the operator’s first three-months, leveraging the former’s BtoBet platform to enhance its sportsbook offering. The Nasdaq Stockholm-listed B2B betting and gaming provider has been supplying Bettarget with services via its BtoBet unit with a specific focus on sports betting operations in the UK and Irish markets.  During its initial three month …

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Entain sells Betdaq back to Dermot Desmond

Entain Plc has confirmed the sale of the online betting exchange Betdaq to former owner Dermot Desmond for an undisclosed fee.  The FTSE100 gambling group issued a one-line statement, informing media of its divestment of Betdaq to the Irish billionaire financier and horseracing magnet. Desmond retakes control of Betdaq, a venture the businessman backed in the early 2000s, during the …

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Flutter Entertainment enters long-term streaming partnership with RMG

Flutter Entertainment and Racecourse Media Group (RMG) have confirmed the signing of a long-term partnership, lasting until 2028, focusing around streaming rights and marketing. The deal will see Flutter Entertainment leverage RMG’s horse racing streams to supply more content to its customers across its online and retail Paddy Power, Betfair and Sky Bet verticals. Meanwhile, RMG will look to utilise …

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Flutter widens CSR portfolio by linking with Missing People

Flutter Entertainment has formed a partnership with Missing People in a strengthening of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, pledging to support the charity’s efforts to locate missing adults. The agreement, branded as the #TogetherforMissing partnership’ will see the FTSE100 gambling group leverage its range of brands and products in its backing of the organisation. This will include the utilisation …

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Jeff Cleminson leaves SG Digital to join Optimove

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Jeff Cleminson, a long-term senior director at SG Digital, has been confirmed as the new Director of Client Management at Optimove. The hire, said Optimove, is “indicative of its strategic investment in existing clients as a key growth engine for the business”. In his new role, Cleminson will oversee all commercial relationships with Optimove’s gaming customers in Europe, Latin America …

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The smarter route to sponsorship success: What US sports betting brands can learn from Europe

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There are significant lessons that sponsorship managers of North American sports betting brands can take from their European counterparts, writes Antourage CEO Johan Junker. Almost three years after the Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports betting, allowing states to legalise it if they wish, the industry is starting to gather some serious momentum. This has manifested itself …

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Flutter turbocharges AUS & US growth as EURO headwinds mount

Flutter Entertainment Plc continues to underline its operating efficiency to help match its global scale demands and strengthen its brand portfolio’s leading position across multiple markets.  Posting its Q3 trading update, The FTSE100 betting group registered corporate revenues of £1.43 billion up 9% on corresponding 2020 results of £1.32 billion.  Topline growth was attributed to Flutter maintaining a double-digit increase …

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Singular to sign 100% of shares over to Flutter as new journey begins

B2B igaming software developer Singular has confirmed that 100% of its shares will be transferred to Flutter Entertainment, completing its acquisition by the FTSE100 gambling giant. Singular will become a technology asset of Flutter,  helping power its tier-1 brand portfolio of Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet and The Stars Group, and further represents the expansion of the gambling group’s operations …

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