Tag Archives: Richard Thorp

Scott Longley: The end of the chewed pencil… trading & automation

As the betting industry transitions further towards automated trading functions, how will this dynamic impact the make-up of sector enterprises and their decision making…   ____________________ “We come not to bury trading, but to enhance it,” says Einar Knobel, chief executive and founder at odds-feed provider TXODDS. He is talking how the automation of sports-betting trading rooms has advanced to …

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FSB Tech powers 138.com UK sportsbook

Isle of Man online bookmaker 138.com has announced that its UK-facing sportsbook property will be powered by sports betting platform provider FSB Tech (FSB). Updating the market, FSB has been selected as 138.com’s lead digital systems supplier for sportsbook provisions across desktop and mobile verticals servicing the UK market. Darren Howland, Head of Product at 138.com, said: “We have taken great …

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The great PASPA repeal: America braces itself for the biggest Brit invasion since the 1960s

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Richard Thorp, Business Development Director at FSB, unpacks how US operators can stave off the transatlantic assault of Britain’s best bookmakers if they choose their suppliers wisely for sports betting’s grandest repeal. When Oscar Wilde wrote that Britain and the United States were two countries separated by a common language, he probably didn’t envisage sports betting getting in the way …

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FSB and Paddy Power expand into Filipino market

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Platform provider FSB Ltd has announced a deal to roll-out its first EPOS system in association with Paddy Power and Asian supplier Jade Entertainment and Gaming Technologies. FSB will deploy its innovative platform and trading tools alongside the Irish bookmaker’s trading team in order to provide over the counter sports betting facilities to customers of Manila’s flagship Okada Casino Resort. …

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Victor Chandler starts East African adventure ‘Bet Lion’ with FSB Tech

Industry legend Victor Chandler is set to return to the business, launching new East African sports betting venture Bet Lion this coming August. Following a three-year hiatus, Chandler has partnered with betting platform provider FSB Tech to launch Bet Lion, a sportsbook which aims to be a market leader in Tanzania and Kenya. One of the biggest characters in sports …

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FSB announces second African collaboration with BetYetu

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FSB Tech has followed up the successful launch of Mkekabet in Tanzania last year by announcing a second African collaboration with Kenyan operator BetYetu, which is part of the Oxygen8 Group. BetYetu focuses primarily on football betting, but also offers facilities for a variety of other sports. The multi-channel offering will include a brand-new pool betting product as well as …

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Squawka to launch UK betting product with FSB Technology

Updating the market, industry platform provider FSB Technology (FSB) has confirmed that it has entered an agreement to supply football news, stats and insights portal Squawka (Squawka.com) with its fully optimised sports betting solution. Squawka one of the internet’s most popular football portals with an estimated following of + 6 million viewers a month will integrate FSB provisions launching its …

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FSB Technology supplies online sports platform to Bruce Betting

FSB Technology Ltd has agreed a deal to supply Bruce Betting with a new online sports betting platform. The London-based company has designed a bespoke web and mobile service for the independent retailer’s shops throughout the Republic of Ireland. Bruce Betting will also have access to unique trading-led CRM tools to tailor bonus offers and betting incentives to individual customers, …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – Richard Thorp – FSB Technology

FSB Technology, the sportsbook solution backed by senior industry individuals including the founders of both Sportingbet and Betfair, has been confirmed as a sponsor for Betting on Sports! Winners of the inaugural Launch Pad competition in 2008, the company has attracted investment from a number of the industry’s most respected entrepreneurs, and earned contracts with some of the world’s largest …

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Racing specialist Black Type launches on FSB Technology

Betting industry platform provider FSB Technology has announced the launch of new horseracing specialist betting operator ‘Black Type’. Black Type has been co-founded by Dave Gowers and Craig Nicholson, who oversaw the resurgence of 888sport’s racing products while working at Kambi, in conjunction with Mylo Sangster, the grandson of famous owner breeder Robert Sangster. In partnership with FSB, the new …

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