Tag Archives: News UK

News UK recruits Simon Collins to lead its revamped betting & gaming division

News UK has confirmed the appointment of Simon Collins as new Managing Director, charged with leading the media publisher’s revamped Betting & Gaming division. A 25-year industry executive, Collins has led and developed a number of the UK’s leading igaming brands, across multiple verticals. Collins is the former managing director and enterprise co-founder of Cashcade, recognised as one of the …

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Sky Sports weighs up opening instant Premier League highlights

UK media reports that Sky Sports is considering publishing instant Premier League match highlights on YouTube. Sky Sports maintains the Premier League’s ‘clips package’ as part of its £3.6 billion 2018 broadcast rights renegotiation, bolstering audience engagement for its revamped ‘Sky Sports Football’ network. The digital broadcaster is reported to be reviewing whether to open its arrangement with the Premier …

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Sun Bets termination costs Tabcorp £40 million

The governance of Australia ASX-listed Tabcorp Holdings has confirmed that it has completed discussions with News UK to terminate its Sun Bets joint-venture. The Sun Bets enterprise will cease trading in the coming days, with Tabcorp set to make a £40 million payment to exit its UK betting joint-venture agreement which began in 2016. Updating investors, David Attenborough Group Chief …

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Sun Bingo ups daytime profile with Jeremy Kyle Show sponsorship

News UK’s online bingo property Sun Bingo has confirmed that it has become the lead sponsor of ITV’s daytime programme ‘The Jeremy Kyle Show’, starting this Monday 16th July. Broadcast since 2005, The Jeremy Kyle Show is considered a long-standing flagship asset for ITV’s daytime TV programming. The sponsorship sees Sun Bingo secure TV idents for the morning program alongside …

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Top Dogs… Sun Bets sponsors 71st East Anglian Derby at Yarmouth

Sun Bets marketing has informed that it will sponsor the 71st East Anglian Derby at Yarmouth Stadium (Norfolk) taking place this September. The News UK and Tabcorp joint-venture bookmaker undertakes’ its first greyhound racing sponsorship, in which it will contribute £15,000 towards the Derby’s racing prize-pool. Furthermore, the bookmaker will secure the title name on all syndicated races, which will be …

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Tabcorp details Sun Bets as its biggest international initiative

Australian gambling giant Tabcorp Holdings has labelled Sun Bets, its strategic joint-venture with News UK, as the biggest international commercial initiative undertaken in the firm’s history. Officially launched last August, the Sun Bets brand aims to compete against UK legacy operators within the ultra-saturated UK online betting sector, a marketplace estimated to be three times the size of Tabcorp’s Australian …

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Sun Bets launches #YOUBETCHA TV campaign

New UK betting market entrant Sun Bets has announced the launch of its first ever TV advertising campaign #YOUBETCHA, as the News UK and Tabcorp joint-venture seeks to establish its brand with the general public. The campaign has been created by News UK in-house agency Pulse, following this August’s official launch of Sun Bets within the highly saturated UK online …

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