Tag Archives: UBET

Tabcorp places ‘revitalising TAB’ at top of its enlarged agenda

Australia ASX-listed gambling group Tabcorp Holdings Plc, has upgraded its corporate integration and synergy targets, as governance aims to display the firm’s enlarged capacity across all product verticals and services. Publishing its interim 2018/19 results (period ending 31 December 2018), a significantly enlarged Tabcorp records group revenues of AUS $2.7 billion, primarily attributed to incorporating Tatts Group keno and lottery …

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Tabcorp appoints M&C Saatchi to develop new AUS profile

Australian marketing news source Mumbrella has reported that ASX gambling group Tabcorp Holdings has awarded its creative advertising account to M&C Saatchi Australia. The Sydney based marketing agency will takeover the AUS $ multi-million account from incumbent Clemenger (BBDO Group), who have served as Tabcorp’s creative lead since 2016. Mumbrella reports that M&C Saatchi, were not required to pitch for …

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Tabcorp drops UBET focusing on TAB as lead betting domain

Australia ASX-listed gambling group Tabcorp Holdings has confirmed it will utilise its flagship ‘TAB’ brand as its lead sports betting property. Tabcorp governance continues its corporate re-alignment, integrating the assets of Aus $11 billion merger partner Tatts Group, detailing that its enlarged enterprise will deliver ‘stronger consumer-facing properties’ in 2019. The decision to lead with TAB as its sole sports …

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UBET moves towards paperless betting with new product

Australian bookmaker UBET has unveiled a new digital product that it hopes will eventually lead to paperless tickets in its betting shops. Named TAPPY, the new product allows customers to build a bet on their phone, after which they will receive a unique code that can be scanned at terminals to receive a cash payout. Customers will also have access …

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Tabcorp extends South Australia retail exclusivity

Australian gaming operator Tabcorp has seen a retail exclusivity within one of its home states receive an tentative extension agreement, pending approval by the Independent Gambling Authority. Operating through its wholly owned subsidiary ‘UBET SA Pty Ltd,’ the retail wagering license with South Australia is now set to be exclusive until the end of 2032, after its new arrangements are …

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Ladbrokes Coral & William Hill eyeing Tatts wagering assets

‘The Australian’ newspaper has this weekend reported that FTSE-listed betting operators’ Ladbrokes Coral and William Hill are eyeing the potential takeover of ASX-listed Tatts Group’s sports betting assets, should the company be acquired by the Pacific Consortium. Last week, Pacific Consortium a group of investors led by London private equity firm Macquarie and New York fund KKR made a formal AUS …

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Lottery ‘Record Breaking Year’ lifts Tatts Group 2016 performance

Presenting its 2016 full year report (period ending 30 June), Australian ASX-listed gambling operator Tatts Group has revealed a mixed set of results reporting strong digital growth hindered by legal costs. Closing its FY 2016 Tatts Group (Tatts) would post a statutory net profit decline of -7% to AUS $233 million (£136 million). Tatts 2016 earnings would be impacted by …

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AWC addresses concerns over the advertising of sports betting

The Australian Wagering Council (AWC) has explained that advertising remains an important legal right for Australian licensed wagering operators, but committed to working with the Federal Government to address community concerns over the advertising of sports betting. The Council was responding to calls from independent MP Mr Andrew Wilke and Senator Nick Xenophon for a national approach on advertising regulation. Wilke …

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UBet convicted of promoting drinking while gambling in NSW

Tasmanian based UBet has pleaded guilty to two advertising breaches, and become the first company in New South Wales (NSW) to be convicted of promoting drinking while gambling. Following an investigation by Liquor & Gaming NSW, UBet was successfully prosecuted in Downing Centre Local Court. Deputy Chief Magistrate Jane Mottley fined the company $3,300 and awarding costs of $4,500. As …

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Tabcorp sticks with OMD as media buying lead

Australian gambling operator Tabcorp has confirmed that it has renewed its media buying account with international marketing and media planning agency OMD. OMD will continue to service as primary media buyer for Tabcorp brands in retail betting, digital services, lotteries and keno sectors. Tabcorp management had called for a review of its media agency services in July, however the operator …

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