Tag Archives: Todd Buckingham

GVC secures global racing partnership with BetMakers

GVC Holdings has strengthened its commitment to racing after securing a new global racing partnership with Australia-based BetMakers Technology Group, which will roll out BetMakers’ technology and wagering products rolled out in Australia and other international markets. Under the terms of the new agreement, BetMakers has confirmed that it will continue to service GVC Australia brands. However, it has now …

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BetMakers pens deal with Betgenius to deliver global racing content

After entering into a new two-year partnership with Genius-Sports subsidiary Betgenius, BetMakers could begin to offer its racing data and pricing services to as many as 150 more operators around the world The Australia-headquartered supplier – formerly B2C brand TopBetta – is set to offer proprietary fixed pricing and data from 250,000 races per year to Betgenius’ clients, with content to …

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TopBetta raises AUS $9 million for ‘Global Tote’ US & Euro expansion

Updating the market, Australian ASX-listed racing pools operator TopBetta Holdings has confirmed that it has raised AUS $9 million (€6 million) to expand its international services.   The funding round has seen TopBetta governance place an allotment of +21.4 million shares priced at 42 cents, with firm securing investment from ASX institutional investors. Moving forward, TopBetta governance seeks to expand …

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SIS forms greyhound streaming partnership with TopBetta TGT

Industry racing and greyhound content provider SIS has signed a broadcast agreement with TopBetta subsidiary The Global Tote (TGT) which will allow SIS syndicated content to be broadcast on TGT’s tote platform. The Partnership allows TGT to broadcast UK and Irish Greyhound racing events, with TGT further able to show live picture content and The Global Tote odds services to …

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TopBetta Australia ups racing profile with Mad Bookie acquisition

Updating the market, Australia ASX-listed online bookmaker TopBetta Holdings Limited (TopBetta) has agreed to acquire racing specialist bookmaker Mad Bookie Pty. TopBetta governance detailed that the deal would defer payment of the purchase price until after the first 12 months, which will allow the TopBetta business to maintain cash flows over the initial period. Seeking to expand its profile within …

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Spring Carnival proves fruitful ground for TopBetta

A successful Spring Racing Carnival has seen Australia ASX-listed betting and fantasy sports operator TopBetta Holdings (TopBetta) report corporate wagering of AUS $14.5 million (£8.5 million) up 21% quarter on quarter.  Issuing a corporate update, TopBetta revealed that the company had seen an all-time 61% high in active player numbers during Q4 2016 (period ending 31 December). TopBetta governance pointed …

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Ladbrokes Australia becomes first TopBetta Global Tote partner

Updating the market, the governance of Australia ASX-listed TopBetta Holdings (TopBetta) has announced that it has signed a ‘landmark agreement’ which will see Ladbrokes Australia become the first client of it ‘The Global Tote’ service. The partnership will see Ladbrokes Australia replace its existing tote products for TopBetta’s The Global Tote system, which enables operators to participate in international betting …

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TopBetta continues growth with $12 million quarterly turnover

TopBetta, Australia’s first fantasy wagering company, continued its growth by achieving a September quarterly turnover of $12 million and revenues of $1.2 million. TopBetta held 1,650 tournaments during the quarter, with a total of $1.5 million paid out to tournament winners. The company was particularly pleased that its player on player product had 5,430 active users during a quarter which …

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BOS – Predicted growth for cricket and golf betting markets

George Oborne, Managing Director of India Bet, said that cricket has the potential to become a ‘growth sport for betting’, particularly given the huge turnover in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and other Twenty20 competitions, the way it lends itself to in-play betting and its status as a relative minor in the UK betting market. He was backed up by Todd …

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TopBetta raises $2.6 million for aggressive growth plans

Australia ASX-listed racing and fantasy sports operator TopBetta has confirmed that it has raised AUS $2.6 million (£1.5 million) through a share placement funded by a group of ‘sophisticated and institutional’ investors. Placing 14.5 million shares at AUS $0.18, TopBetta governance will use the funds to implement an ‘aggressive growth’ strategy targeting customers during the key period of Spring Carnival …

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