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Coral bags title sponsorship of Punchestown Gold Cup

UK bookmaker Coral has been confirmed as the new title sponsor of the Punchestown Gold Cup (Wednesday 26 April – County Kildare Ireland). As part of its contribution to the Punchestown Festival (25-29 April), Coral has boosted the Gold Cup prize fund by €50,000 to €250,000. The Gold Cup which dates back to the 1960’s is widely considered Punchestown Festival’s …

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Ladbrokes Coral serves up solid 2016 despite adverse December closing

Issuing its first trading statement this morning as Ladbrokes Coral Plc, the FTSE newcomer stated that full-year operating profits would be ‘in-line with its expectations’ of £275-285 million. Breaking down its profits target, Ladbrokes standalone operations are expected to generate circa £101 million, with Coral Group assets contributing expected corporate profits of £179 million. As anticipated Ladbrokes Coral governance detailed …

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Look at him now – Chris Brown odds on to beat Soulja Boy

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Remember Celebrity Deathmatch? It’s back courtesy of Chris Brown and Soulja Boy, only this time they’re fighting for real in a boxing ring and you can bet on it.  A feud between the two stars kicked off in the first few days of this year with Brown threatening Soulja Boy for daring to like a picture of the singer’s ex-girlfriend on …

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Caliente launches Digital Sports Tech product in Latin America

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Caliente will become the first operator in Latin America to launch Player Props, the player proposition betting product from Digital Sports Tech. This follows the recent successful integration with Coral in the UK and Europe, and with MadBookie in Australia. Ladbrokes Australia will also launch Player Props in early 2017. Caliente, the largest sportsbook in Mexico, will be launching the …

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Ari Lewski – Digital Sports Tech – All hands on deck

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In another of our end of year roundups we spoke to Ari Lewski, Executive Director at Digital Sports Tech.  Clearly not one to believe in patience being a virtue, Digital Sports Tech only launched in 2016 but has already entered Australia and the UK, whilst it has ambitious, and advanced, plans for global expansion in the new year. The company …

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Global Reviews – Tips to optimise conversions in the online casino market

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In November 2016, Global Reviews tracked and surveyed 200 consumers to better understand their processes when it comes to finding an online casino site to play on. Before gamers conduct any research into the best site for them, as many as 75% have a preferred brand in mind. This is typically driven by having used them before in some capacity …

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Why Not? GVC linked to Ladbrokes Coral takeover

The City of London has registered speculation that newly merged Ladbrokes Coral Plc is a potential takeover target of FTSE rival GVC Holdings. Last Friday the Financial Times reported that Ladbrokes Coral shares had gained circa 5% value on the speculation that GVC governance were considering an ambitious reverse takeover of the betting giant valued at a reported £3.2 billion …

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Coral aims for ‘high energy’ in latest UK advertising campaign

Coral will this week launch its new multi-million UK advertising campaign promoting its ‘extensive’ sports betting offers. The bookmaker aims to refresh its brand on TV and radio formats, by creating a ‘high-energy and action-packed campaign’. The campaign created by marketing agency Big Al’s Creative Emporium and features the voice of Peaky Blinders star Joe Cole, and will replace Coral’s …

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New Lightning Box Games slot gets exclusive launch on LeoVegas

Silver Lion has been given an exclusive launch on LeoVegas. The new slot from Lightning Box Games is only available to players on LeoVegas.com until it goes to general release on December 7. The 5×4 reel, 1024 ways slot which features zebras, hippos, meerkats and tribesmen, takes players on safari across the sweeping plains of the African Savannah in search …

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Analysts cool on Ladbrokes Coral interest in Tabcorp

Australian ASX analysts appear to be cool on the prospects of newly formed Ladbrokes Coral Plc acquiring Tabcorp Holdings for a reported + £2 billion offer. UK business news sources reported this weekend that Ladbrokes Coral governance had asked advisers to study a potential approach for ASX-100 Tabcorp. However, Australian business analysts have questioned the logic of Ladbrokes Coral’s approach …

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