Tag Archives: Howard Chisholm

Double zero roulette delivers income gains for Chisholm

Chisholm

The introduction of double zero roulette has made a “small but definite improvement to gaming machine income” at Chisholm Bookmakers. Three weeks ago, the game was introduced on a trial basis by Howard Chisholm, the bookmaker’s managing director, to offset the huge loss of income as a result of the government reducing max stakes on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) …

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Delegates give overwhelming support to Betting on Sports

Betting on Sports

More than 90% of visitors to last month’s biggest ever Betting on Sports conference rated its networking opportunities as either very good or excellent. This came from a survey made available to the 2,500 registered delegates for #bosweek, which also found considerable praise for the party locations, speaker lineup and conference app, as well as the presence of so many …

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New retail landscape puts DAREBS into the Betting on Sports spotlight

DAREBS

The Dynamically Animated Real Event Betting System (DAREBS) from Inbet Games was thrust into the spotlight at Betting on Sports for its potential to provide bookmakers with the “same profit-making capacity” after the £2 FOBT ruling comes into force. DAREBS is well-placed to replicate the entertainment and revenues provided by the FOBT, while sparing bookmakers with a licensing headache over …

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“Everybody suffers” – BOS panel delivers FOBT fallout update

FOBT

David Webb, UK Product and Compliance Manager for BetConstruct, said that removing the need to prove there was a demand for a betting shop when applying for a local authority premises licence has contributed to today’s perception that there is a “proliferation of betting shops” – something the government wants to stamp out. Webb was moderating a Betting on Sports …

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SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame prepares to welcome three new members

Hall of Fame

Sportradar Founder and CEO Carsten Koerl, Sportingbet Founder Mark Blandford and Howard Chisholm, Managing Director of Chisholm Bookmakers, will be joined by three new Hall of Fame inductees at this year’s SBC Awards on Tuesday 5 December. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, is being held at the stunning Artillery Garden …

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OPTIMA delivers serverless solution through extended BTC deal

OPTIMA & BTC Partnership

OPTIMA has upheld its commitment to servicing independent bookmakers by announcing an extension to its partnership deal with the Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC). Just a day after teasing a 50% increase in the deployment of its serverless solution at the Bookmakers Trade Fair, the sports betting provider agreed a deal that will give bookmakers with less than 20 shops in …

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Champions League winner to co-host this year’s SBC Awards

Champions League

Luis Garcia, a Champions League winner with Liverpool and an official ambassador for the Anfield based club, has been confirmed as one of the hosts for this year’s SBC Awards. Held on Tuesday 5 December at The Artillery Garden in central London, Garcia will be fronting the end of year industry celebration that has been expanded to recognise excellence across …

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Nomination deadline draws near for expanded SBC Awards

Nomination - SBC Awards

Nominations have been flying in for this year’s SBC Awards, sponsored by OPTIMA, which takes place on Tuesday 5 December at the stunning Artillery Garden in central London. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, will be centred around the presentation of 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and 17 Supplier awards. The process of …

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BTC starts new audio channel service for retail bookmakers

BTC - Copyright: amfroey01 / 123RF Stock Photo

The Bookmakers Technology Consortium (BTC) has confirmed that its audio channel, which will incorporate content from both the SIS FACTS and TRP channels, is scheduled to go live by January 1. The audio channel, which has signed up over 450 shops in less than a week, will be managed from the BTC studio in Ashington, Northumberland and delivered by SIS …

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SBC launches Hall of Fame to recognise individual achievements

Sports Betting Community is proud to announce the launch of the Sports Betting Hall of Fame, a new initiative created to recognise outstanding individual achievements within the sports betting industry. At next week’s SBC Awards 2016 on 7 December, SBC will recognise three members of the sports betting community who have made a real difference to the sector over the …

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