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SBC Sports Betting Hall of Fame prepares to welcome three new members

Hall of Fame

Sportradar Founder and CEO Carsten Koerl, Sportingbet Founder Mark Blandford and Howard Chisholm, Managing Director of Chisholm Bookmakers, will be joined by three new Hall of Fame inductees at this year’s SBC Awards on Tuesday 5 December. The fourth edition of this event, designed to recognise excellence across the sports betting industry, is being held at the stunning Artillery Garden …

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GVC optimises Tennis markets ahead of Wimbledon

Gearing up for Wimbledon (3-16 July), FTSE-listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has moved to optimise its tennis betting markets. Updating the market, GVC has undertaken a complete overhaul of its tennis offering, adding new data feeds combined with new in-play score visualisation graphics. GVC development teams detailed that the new features would improve user engagement and information speed times …

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Enlarged GVC Holdings posts full-year 2016 profits of €93.8 million

The governance of GVC Holdings (GVC), finishes its first year as a FTSE-listed enterprise declaring 2016 as a ‘transformative year’ for its business, in which the enlarged operator has successfully integrated the acquired assets of bwin.party Entertainment. Presenting its full-year 2016 results, GVC would declare combined ‘pro-forma’ group wagering of €4.5 billion. Its high wagering levels were driven by an enlarged …

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GVC benefits from rising margins

Rising sports margins and a slight uplift in wagering turnover helped GVC notch up a 14% constant currency rise on sports net gaming revenue (NGR) per day in the third quarter. The company said the growth trend had continued into October, which saw a 10% constant currency rise in overall NGR per day against what the company described as a …

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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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GVC Holdings secures Romania ONJN licences

Updating the market, FTSE-listed GVC Holdings (GVC) has confirmed that it has secured a Romanian National Gaming Office (ONJN) allowing it to operate sports betting and casino services for the regulated Romanian online gambling market. Its secured licence will be set for an initial period of 10-years, with GVC promoting Romanian online gambling services through its subsidiary brand Sportingbet. GVC governance …

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GVC bolsters CRM capabilities with Optimove multi-brand partnership

Seeking to bolster its customer retention management (CRM) operations, GVC Holdings (GVC) has confirmed Israeli user management software provider Optimove as its new network partner. Optimove a specialist in automated and tailored CRM system development, will become the core retention platform for GVC’s portfolio of betting and igaming brands (Sportingbet, bwin, Party Gaming, Foxy Bingo). GVC had a prior working …

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Intertain names former Sportingbet CEO in leadership team

Intertain has announced the appointment of Neil Goulden as its new Chairman of the Board and Andrew McIver as the new CEO. With McIver’s appointment, John Kennedy Fitzgerald has resigned as CEO, and Brent Choi has also resigned from the Board. Neil Goulden has spent the last twenty-five years at the board level within a number of significant gaming and …

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Under the boardwalk – GVC gets the green light in New Jersey

The New Jersey regulator has now approved both Bwin.party and GVC to offer gaming services in the state, when previously it was thought that such an outcome was unlikely. Scott Longley looks at the development. Jim Murren, the chief executive at MGM Resorts International, proclaimed after his company bought out erstwhile partner Boyd Gaming’s half share in the Borgata earlier …

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Sportingbet sponsors Greek coverage of Turkish Airlines Euroleague basketball

GVC Holdings subsidiary Sportingbet has furthered its presence in Greece, by becoming the official betting partner of Euroleague Basketball coverage for the Greek market. Sportingbet marketing agreed terms with Turkish Airlines Euroleague, governing body of Europe’s biggest basketball championship. By becoming Greek betting partner, the Sportingbet brand will be displayed on multi-content throughout Euroleague game highlights for the Final Four …

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