Tag Archives: Betstar

GVC secures global racing partnership with BetMakers

GVC Holdings has strengthened its commitment to racing after securing a new global racing partnership with Australia-based BetMakers Technology Group, which will roll out BetMakers’ technology and wagering products rolled out in Australia and other international markets. Under the terms of the new agreement, BetMakers has confirmed that it will continue to service GVC Australia brands. However, it has now …

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Ladbrokes delays Mexican sports betting brand Sportium.mx launch

Ladbrokes’ planned launch of Mexican sports betting brand Sportium.mx, has been delayed due to regulatory issues, according to eGaming Review.  The Mexican sports betting brand was set to launch this week ahead of the 2014 Brazil Word Cup. Ladbrokes have not disclosed details on the regulatory issues concerning Sportium.mx. However a Ladbrokes statement commented that the delay would ‘not be …

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Strong quarter for Ladbrokes

One of the UK’s oldest and largest retail bookmakers has warned of potential shop closures and job losses in 2015, because of regulatory uncertainty and a 5% hike in Machine Games Duty (MGD). Speaking as Ladbrokes released its Q1 Interim Management Statement, Chief Executive Richard Glynn, said: “The unexpected recent tax increases and ongoing uncertainty surrounding regulation are unwelcome. We …

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Ladbrokes set to acquire Australian Sportsbook – Eskander Betstar

Ladbrokes are set to increase its presence in the Australian igaming market, with the purposed acquisition of Melbourne based sportsbook Eskander Betstar. Industry news reports speculate that the UK listed gambling operator is set to finalise the acquisition of Betstar within the next 24 hours, for a reported AUS $20 million sum  (£11 million). Betstar operations will be merged with …

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