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Sky Bet appoints David Hopkins as new Head of Programmes

Independent online gambling group, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has confirmed the appointment of David Hopkins as its new Head of Programmes. An industry veteran, Hopkins joins the Yorkshire based operator from competitor William Hill, where he most recently served in the executive position of Director of Gaming Product Development (2016-2017). Acting as Head of Programmes, Hopkins will be charged …

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Greece lightning! NYX seeks 50 new recruits for Athens Tech Hub

Toronto TSX-listed NYX Gaming Group, an industry supplier of multi-product verticals is looking to hire approximately fifty new staff for its ‘NYX  Athens Development Centre’ in Greece. A variety of vacancies are available at the Athens tech hub, as the provider looks to invest in new talent to drive further innovation for its product development and industry systems. To date, hub …

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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

Russia #boscon2017

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 hails ‘positive group momentum’ as revenues surge whilst reducing losses

Driven by new ‘client launches’ and the continued strengthening of its commercial pipeline, Toronto TSX-listed industry technology and platform provider NYX Gaming Group has reported a strong set of H1 2017 interim results. Updating investors, NYX has doubled its like-for-like group revenues to CAD $119 million (H1 2016: CAD $54 million), driven by the successful integration of its acquired OpenBet …

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First to Market…PMU launches ‘Cash-Out’ for French Market via NYX OpenBet partnership

Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has become the first French-licensed operator to integrate and service a ‘Cash-Out’ functionality in partnership with NYX Gaming sports betting subsidiary OpenBet. The bookmaker has launched the service through its deeper integration of OpenBet provisions, which has seen the betting platform provider upgrade its software services for the French state-owned operator. PMU marketing has supported the …

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Triple Play…New Zealand Racing Board forms FOB project with NYX OpenBet & Paddy Power Betfair

The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) has selected NYX Gaming sports betting subsidiary OpenBet and Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) to deliver its platform solutions and operational services for its fixed odds betting (FOB) business. In January 2016, NZRB governance announced that it would work with NYX Gaming on enhancing its FOB services, seeking to update provisions for modern consumer habits …

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Strengthened NYX Group seeks to establish its position as leading industry player in 2017

Publishing NYX Gaming Group’s full-year 2016 fiscal results, CEO Matt Davey has stated that his firm is prepared to lead industry omni-channel solutions and technology having significantly grown its operations through strategic M&A during a transformative year for the Toronto TSX-listed business. Presenting FY 2016 results, an enlarged NYX group would report corporate revenues of CAD $164 million (£93 million), …

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The supplier side: Betting on Football debates key issues for the value chain

Suppliers - #bofcon2017

The betting industry’s leading suppliers will be debating the key issues affecting the value chain across the sector at next month’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge. The event will explore how online gaming suppliers have been affected by a wave of M&A and an increased focus on in-house competencies within the industry. BetConstruct CEO Vahe Baloulian, BtoBet CEO …

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