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Racing Post – Darren Mohan – Using customer interaction to constantly improve

Racing Post B2B has grown to become one of the world’s leading syndicated content providers, with an international customer portfolio spanning 25 different countries and multiple different languages. The business wing of the iconic British horse racing publisher has had a strong 2017 – topped off by winning Best Multi-Channel Supplier at the recent SBC Awards – and plans are …

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bet365 lands fourth consecutive bookmaker of the year award at SBC Awards

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Sports betting giant bet365 capped a triumphant night at the SBC Awards by collecting the headline Bookmaker of the Year prize for the fourth year in a row. Having also been crowned Football Bookmaker of the Year and Mobile Bookmaker of the Year, the Stoke-based operator only narrowly missed out on a fourth prize after William Hill beat it to …

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Ron Hearn crowned Betting Shop Manager of the Year

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Ron Hearn of JenningsBet has been crowned the 2017 Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager of the Year. The 57-year-old, who has a betting shop career spanning 40 years, the last six of which have been spent with JenningsBet, beat seven other finalists from Ladbrokes, Coral, Megabet, Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill. Hearn, who told the Racing Post: “It is …

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Racing Post welcomes new Tech leaders in Kryvossidis & Savoy

UK betting media group, The Racing Post has confirmed the appointment of Nikos Kryvossidis as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Kryvossidis takes over from Paul Carse who departed the business earlier this year. Kryvossidis joins Racing Post leadership team, from UK National Lottery operator Camelot Group, where he previously served as CTO of Camelot UK Digital properties (2015-2017). Kryvossidis has …

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Racing Post B2B announce new in-store betting prompts

Racing Post B2B has announced new betting prompts that can be downloaded onto shop gantry systems. The business wing of the UK-based betting giant has introduced RPG Bet Prompts, an innovative new way to display tipping and betting prompts that is already live in over a third of betting shops in the UK and Ireland. These prompts have been developed …

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Industry big hitters make the shortlists for SBC Awards 2017

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Bet365 is facing fierce competition to retain its Bookmaker of the Year title at this year’s SBC Awards, after the shortlists were announced for the sports betting industry’s annual end of year celebration. Vying with the Stoke-based bookmaker for the ceremony’s key award on Tuesday 5 December will be Sky Bet, William Hill, Unibet, Pinnacle, Betsafe, BetVictor and 10bet. Meanwhile the …

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Tickets on sale for the betting industry’s end of year celebration

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Single tickets and part tables are now available for booking ahead of this year’s new look SBC Awards, which takes place on Tuesday 5 December in central London. More than 500 people will be at The Artillery Garden at the HAC, a stunning UK capital city venue, for the presentation of the 17 Supplier awards and 11 Operator/Affiliate awards. Guests …

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Jenningsbet MD Greg Knight blasts Paddy Power Betfair of hijacking UK FOBTs review

Greg Knight Managing Director of UK independent bookmaker Jenningsbet has criticised Paddy Power Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran for advising the government to reduce FOBTs wagering to a £10 limit. Last month, it was revealed that Corcoran had written a letter to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), advising sports minister Tracey Crouch to drastically reduce wagering levels on fixed-odds …

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Kindred Group drops Stan James brand focusing UK activity on Unibet

In an interview with the Racing Post, Henrik Tjärnström Chief Executive of Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc has revealed that his firm will shut down UK brand Stan James, in order to concentrate its UK market activity through group flagship brand Unibet. Kindred Group expects to carry out a full migration of Stan James customers onto Unibet’s sports betting platform within …

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The SBC Awards provides the perfect Christmas party in London

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The sports betting industry is gearing up for its annual celebration at the SBC Awards, held on Tuesday 5 December at The Artillery Garden in central London, which doubles up as the perfect Christmas party for everyone involved in the sector. The presentation of 17 Supplier awards, 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and three SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame inductees might …

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