Tag Archives: Keith O’Loughlin

Snookered: O’Sullivan breaks bookmaker trading algorithms

Five-time world champion Ronnie ‘The Rocket’ O’Sullivan found out this week that his unique style of play has forced bookmakers to create a separate predictive algorithm for when he is on the table. The revelation was made at the inaugural SBC Snooker Forum in Marylebone, where O’Sullivan had earlier predicted that 70 to 80% of the sport’s top players will …

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Why snooker and the betting industry hits the jackpot

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Keith O’Loughlin, Executive Vice President Sports at OpenBet (part of NYX Gaming Group) and a key speaker at the recent SBC Snooker Forum, on why snooker is such an attractive proposition for punters. While football and horse racing are most commonly seen as the biggest types of sports betting across the globe, snooker continues to thrive as an attractive event for …

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Betting on Sports puts operators and affiliates on the road to Russia 2018

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The ‘Sport in Focus’ track at Betting on Sports (12-15 September) will culminate in a session dedicated to next year’s FIFA World Cup, as more than 120 operators and 80 high-level affiliates at #boscon2017 get on ‘The Road to Russia’. AC Milan Commercial Director Jaap Kalma will be joined by an industry quartet tasked with educating over 1,200 delegates at …

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NYX hires former Coral betting director Keith O’Loughlin as VP of Sportsbook

Toronto TSX-listed industry platform provider NYX Gaming (NYX) has confirmed the appointment of Keith O’Loughlin as Executive Vice President of Sports Betting . NYX informs that O’Loughlin is set to join the company later this year following his official departure from Ladbrokes Coral. O’Loughlin joins NYX from UK betting operator Gala Coral where he served as Director of Sportsbook (2014-2016). …

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Coral gains customisable player prop bets with Digital Sports Tech

UK bookmaker Coral has announced that it has launched Digital Sports Tech betting solutions on its platform, broadening its market choice for customers. Launched today under a ‘period of exclusivity’ with Coral, Digital Sports Tech solutions is the only industry product that enables customers to create and customise their own bets on player performance across a range of statistics and …

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Coral launches in-house developed sportsbook platform

Coral has today announced the launch of its ‘in-house’ developed sportsbook platform, centralising its mobile, tablet and desktop devices. The bookmaker informed the market, that its new platform had been developed by a new product development team with the aim of delivering a ‘smoother customer experience’. Utilising the latest digital and cloud infrastructure technologies, the bookmaker stated that Coral sports …

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OpenBet surpasses Grand National record with 62,000 bets-per-minute

OpenBet, an omni-channel provider to the sports betting industry, handled 22 million sports bets on the day of the Grand National race across all channels. The 24-hour period is the supplier’s busiest of the year. At its peak, the company processed 62,000 bets-per-minute on Saturday 9th April 2016, an increase of 27% from 2015. In addition, OpenBet processed a total …

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Gala Coral extends Inspired Gaming virtual sports on mobile

 Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), , today announced that UK betting and gambling operator Gala Coral had extended its Virtual Sports license to also include mobile. Inspired currently provides Coral with seven concurrent channels of Virtual Sports for both retail and online, equating to over 3,000 events a day. These will all now be available on Coral Mobile.  The channels are: …

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Coral debuts instant Super Live markets

Coral is the first European igaming operator to launch with Las Vegas-based Metric Gaming’s SuperLive product, a feature which will  allow customers the chance to place bets on sporting events within a 1 minute Super Live market window Metric Gamings SuperLive product will be integrated into Coral’s sports betting platform focusing on European football markets, the special feature will allow …

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Boylesports reveals new in-play website

Irish sports betting operator Boylesports revealed its new sports betting website, which it designed to place in-play sports betting markets at the heart of the customers experience. The operator undertook the new revamp of its online sports betting website, with a view to ease and optimise player journey on sports betting markets. The operator has stated that the design was …

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