Tag Archives: Betfair

Scientific Games reports ‘record breaking’ volume of Cheltenham bets

Scientific Games processed a ‘record volume of bets’ throughout last week’s Cheltenham Festival, reporting a ‘huge uplift’ of 53% on its OpenSports platform. The OpenSports solution is used by a number of leading sports betting operators including William Hill, Entain’s Ladbrokes and Coral brands and Flutter Entertainment’s Paddy Power and Betfair companies. In addition to the 53% increase in betting …

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Checkd Group promotes Alex Beecham ahead of expansion plans

Checkd Group has promoted Alex Beecham to the position of Managing Director of its Checkd Media division, in preparation for a renewed commercial drive and expansion plans. In his new position as MD of Checkd Media, Beecham will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the Footy Accumulators, Winners Enclosure and Oddschanger brands. His appointment follows the announcement that the …

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Flutter bulks up for global dominance as TSG merger objectives are achieved

Flutter Entertainment Plc has exceeded 2020 corporate objectives by demonstrating its ‘unparalleled scale and diversification’ after completing the first year of its transformative merger with The Stars Group Inc (TSG). Publishing its 2020 preliminary results, the FTSE100 group doubled its corporate revenues to £4.4 billion (FY2019: £2.1bn) which Flutter stated is a reflection of its successful incorporation of TSG assets …

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Jdigital debuts problem gambling therapy helpline with FEJAR

Jdigital has signed a ‘collaborative agreement’ with Spanish problem-gambling therapist FEJAR, which will see its members promote a new treatment support freephone helpline (tel- 900 533 025) across their digital inventories.  The Spanish online gambling trade association has revealed that eight of its members – Codere, Ebingo, Entain, Flutter, Sisal, Sportium, Wanabet and Winamax – have begun the ‘first phase …

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Betfair launches ‘MatchMe’ Exchange service

Betfair has announced the full rollout of its new ‘MatchMe’ service, which aims to enable its customers to match the best market odds devoid of price fluctuations on its flagship Exchange. Customers who turn-on the ‘MatchMe’ service will be automatically paired with a fully matched bet on the Exchange – as Betfair aims to eliminate the “nightmare of having to …

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Flutter’s Ian Proctor outlines affordability approach

Ian Proctor, Chairman of Flutter Entertainment, the bookmaking holding company behind Paddy Power and Betfair, has released a statement concerning the ongoing review of the 2005 Gambling Act. In the statement, Proctor acknowledged that: “Gambling has gone through a technical transformation over the last 15 years, and the rules have not kept pace.” The main focus of Proctor’s statement concerned …

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Betfair enhances video content with Spotlight Sports Group extension

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Spotlight Sports Group has extended and expanded its live video content partnership with Betfair which will focus around the Racing Post Live show. Every Saturday afternoon through 2021, Racing Post Live will broadcast live reactions from racing experts as well as exchange prices and tipping throughout the day’s racing. With the aim of driving bettor engagement, the video partnership will …

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BtoBet strengthens board with MD and COO appointments

BtoBet strengthens board with MD and COO appointments

Sportsbook platform provider BtoBet has enhanced its senior management via the appointment of a new Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer. Zoran Spasov will take on the role of Managing Director, having taken on the responsibilities of the position in an interim capacity since December 2019. Prior to taking on his interim role, Spasov held a number of executive positions …

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Flutter appoints Greg McCaw to lead global I&D directives

Flutter Entertainment Plc has appointed Greg McCaw as the FTSE100 betting group’s first Group Director of Inclusion and Diversity.  McCaw will work alongside Chief People Officer Caroline Ross, Flutter’s Chief in developing and executing the firm’s corporate diversity and employee inclusion directives across all-levels of the business – ‘from intern-to-leadership’.  A seasoned executive in HR planning and the delivery of …

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