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Sky World Racing launches new ‘content hub’ website

Tabcorp horse racing media rights subsidiary Sky World Racing (Louisville – Kentucky) has announced the launch of its new website – skyworldracing.com. The new website will act as a racing content hub seeking to become the leading news source year-round racing from the Australian, New Zealand and South African markets. Sky World governance detailed that a new website was needed …

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Tabcorp governance faces investor pressure with regards to executive pay & merger voting process

Australian business news sources have reported that a number of Tabcorp investors have expressed disappointment with regards to executive compensation at the firm’s ‘annual general meeting’ (AGM). Although the majority of Tabcorp investors’ voted in favour of increasing CEO David Attenborough’s pay package, it has been reported that 22% of votes cast were against the motion, falling just short of …

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Sun Bets confirmed as new All-Weather Championships sponsor

Sun Bets, the sports betting website powered by Australian gambling giant Tabcorp, has been confirmed as the new sponsor of the Mile division in the 2016-17 All-Weather Championships. Sun Bets joins fellow Authorised Betting Partners, 32Red and Betway, as category sponsors in the competition. The 2016-17 All-Weather Championships will run from Thursday 27th October through to Finals Day at Lingfield …

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AUS $9 billion merger back on Tatts & Tabcorp agendas

Australian business news sources are reporting that market leading gambling operators’ Tabcorp Plc and Tatts Group have entered advanced talks to create an AUS $9 billion enterprise. The operators have previously engaged in merger discussions. In November 2016, Tabcorp and Tatts governance entered initial discussions but quickly repealed discussions after failing to agree on any potential merger terms. Today both …

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Racing.com competition forces Tabcorp to up its Australian racing broadcast bid

Facing competition from Racing Victoria and Seven West Media joint-venture Racing.com, Australian gambling operator Tabcorp has been forced to significantly up its bid in order to maintain its racing broadcast rights in Australia and New Zealand. The Australian Financial Review (AFR) has reported that Tabcorp governance are prepared to pay AUD $26 million (£16 million) to secure racing content rights …

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Tabcorp secures UFC Australia wagering partnership

Australian gambling operator Tabcorp has confirmed that its online betting subsidiary Tab.com.au has signed a multi-year partnership with the UFC, becoming its official Australian wagering partner. Tabcorp marketing secures the partnership ahead of the UFC returning to Australia on 27 November for ‘Fight Night Melbourne’ Luke Rockhold vs Jacare Souza 2. As a UFC sponsor, the Tab.com.au brand will get …

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Toby Oddy: Digital Fuel – Bringing effective Full Service!

Coming from a busy commercial period having signed new UK bookmaker Sun Bets as a client, Toby Oddy CEO and Founder of industry ‘full services’ marketing agency Digital Fuel, speaks to SBC about the changing marketing dynamics as stakeholders face tougher business conditions (increased competition, higher costs and new external factors). With industry marketing stakeholders now demanding greater operational independence …

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Legal & expansion costs see Tabcorp post 49% 2016 profits decline

Footing a legal bill of AUS $20 million (£11.5 million) Australian ASX-listed gambling operator Tabcorp Holdings (Tabcorp) has witnessed its full-year 2016 net profits decline 49% to AUS $169 million (FY 2015: AUS $334 million). Presenting its FY 2016 results (financial period ending 30 June), Tabcorp governance stated that 2016 business conditions had been ‘Volatile.’ The gambling operator would report …

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Tabcorp strengthens Board advisory with Bruce Akhurst & Vickki McFadden appointments

Australian ASX-listed gambling operator Tabcorp Holdings has moved to strengthen its governance advisory by appointing Bruce Akhurst and Vickki McFadden as Non-Executive Directors. Tabcorp adds to its advisory board Bruce Akhurst, a veteran Australian technology and management expert who currently serves as Executive Chairman of advertising services firm AdStream. Vickki McFadden will further assist Tabcorp governance on strategic investments, banking and …

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Tabcorp strengthens technical capabilities with INTECQ acquisition

Australian gambling operator Tabcorp Holdings has today confirmed that it has acquired ASX-listed gaming systems and technology provider INTECQ Limited for AUS $128 million (£74 million). The acquisition sees Tabcorp strengthen its technical and operational capabilities by acquiring INTECQ systems (formerly eBet Gaming) specialists in gaming business intelligence tools and player loyalty reward programmes. INTECQ currently services 1200 licensed venues …

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