Tag Archives: Betfred

John Haddock signs up for Nigerian Bonanza

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UK betting veteran, and former Betfred Managing Director, John Haddock has reappeared in a new post, as the MD for Nigerian land-based and mobile betting operation BonanzaWin. The news is the latest sign of the increased interest being shown in the betting markets of Africa, according to the company’s Founder and Chief Executive Sebastian Hybbinette, who says that Haddock joined the company recently and will …

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Battle of the bookies: Oddschecker launches second Cheltenham Tipping League

Oddschecker has launched the second consecutive Cheltenham Traders Tipping League, expanding this year’s tournament to 11 operators. Last year’s tournament was dominated by Coral, who ran out comprehensive winners with 141.5pts of profit, it meant that if you had staked £10 on each tip provided by the bookie, you would have ended the festival with £1415 profit. The odds comparison …

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Winning Post – British gambling industry undergoes structural changes

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: 2017 Participation statistics – profound structural change continues The latest Gambling Commission Participation Data demonstrates a GB sector continuing to evolve along relatively established lines. There are few …

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Secret consortium in talks with Fred Done to revive & reposition The Tote

Sky News has reported that Betfred founder Fred Done is in ‘advanced talks’ to sell a significant stake of The Tote, as Betfred prepares to readjust its UK racing proposition. In 2017, Fred Done publicly stated that Betfred ‘was finished with UK racing’, and that his enterprise could ‘live without the sport’, following Jockey Club and Arena Racing Company (ARC) …

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Betfred teams with Racing Post to offer key football content

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Betfred are to partner with Racing Post to offer mobile customers an “innovative” new digital football content package, becoming the first high street bookmaker to provide the service. Customers can benefit from a variety of football markets alongside the Racing Post football data content package, which includes match verdicts, keys stats for a variety of markets and latest team form …

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TopBetta raises AU$1 million to fund new betting platform

Australia’s TopBetta Holdings Ltd  has received firm commitments to raise AU$1 million to fund the development of its global betting platform. The firm was able to do so via a placement of shares at AU$0.285 each to trusted investors. Funds received will be used primarily for working capital and to strengthen future cash flow obligations. The move comes after TopBetta last …

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OPTIMA – the choice for those who want to lead and be different

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Sports betting and gaming solutions provider OPTIMA enjoyed a frantic end to 2017, completing two key deals in addition to scooping the SBC Award for Standalone Platform Provider of the Year. Beginning the new year where they left off the old, Jacob Lopez, OPTIMA Chief Executive Officer, spoke to SBC at last week’s ICE Totally Gaming held at the ExCeL …

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Turn points into prizes with Betfair and Rewards4Racing

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Betfair has become the latest sportsbook to link up with the Rewards4Racing programme, which looks to add to the experience of a racing fans day out. Becoming its fourth exclusive betting partner, building on long standing agreements with bet365, Betfred and Coral, the firms 1.2 million members will now have the chances to collect points on Betfair sportsbook betting activity. …

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DCMS to deliver UK bookmakers £2 FOBT nightmare scenario

UK news sources have this weekend reported, that highstreet bookmakers are likely to face their ‘nightmare scenario’ as the government will move to impose a £2 limit on FOBTs wagering levels. On Tuesday, the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will finish its 12-week consultation period relating to the government’s pending triennial industry review, focusing on FOBTS wagering …

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Football DataCo nets Ladbrokes Coral and Kindred deals

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Football DataCo has announced that is has signed a duo of operators to long term data usage license agreements.. Ladbrokes Coral and Kindred Group join a growing list of licensed betting operators, which includes bet365, Betfred, GVC, Paddy Power Betfair, Skybet and William Hill. Through these new long term agreements, operators will be utilising match day data for the entire …

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