Tag: bookmaker

William Hill makes Colombian entry with new acquisition

William Hill Colombia market Alfabet
Having acquired a controlling stake in the Colombian online bookmaker, Alfabet, last year, the British bookie, William Hill, has finally made its first breach into Latin America.

Paddy Power rebrands as Flutter for US push

Paddy Power USA rebrand Flutter
After reporting another strong year of growth and major strides into the US market, Paddy Power Betfair says it will be rebrand to Flutter Entertainment

SBTech extends partnership with Bethard as bookmaker’s international presence booms

SBTech, the Scandinavian sports betting and gaming technology supplier, has confirmed a five-year partnership extension with Bethard, in a deal that forms part of the operator’s “aggressive international expansion strategy.” Already proving central...

Betfred suffers eight figure loss in 2017

Despite reported good growth across eight gaming divisions, Betfred was pulled into the red in 2017. With a new FOBT stake now looming, the retail-centric adds puts an emphasis on SSBT to minimise the losses. Betfred disclosed suffering a loss of £13.4m…

England World Cup success could cost bookmakers £100m

With the country reaching fever pitch as England’s chances of a World Cup win grow ever closer, bookmakers may be starting to get a little nervous. After a strong start to the tournament, and a win on penalties against Columbia leaving many an English nail bitten...

Middlesbrough partners with Coral for three seasons

Betting Business Coral Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough Football Club has confirmed it will continue to work with the leading bookmaker Coral for three seasons as the club’s new Official Partner. The new partnership has been formed off the back of a number of successful commercial activities carried out by the Club and Coral last season. Coral will provide betting services at The Riverside Stadium on every match-day...

STS makes major new acquisition in Czechia

BB - STS Czechia Polish Greep
Polish bookmaker establishes foothold in Czechia following investment.   STS, the biggest bookmaker in Poland, has finalized a capital investment deal with Czechia based company Greep – the leading software provider for gambling companies in Central Europe. STS becomes one of the major shareholders in the Czech company as well as co-owner of bookmaker system Betsys. Greep is a leading provider of comprehensive...

JAbet commits to expansion as tennis betting soars

Betting Business, JAbet
Sportsbook JAbet is expanding its staff by 30 percent as the global sport is predicted to eclipse horse-racing within five years.   With tennis betting expected to outstrip horse-racing within five years and another 12 months of rapid growth predicted, online sportsbook market place JAbet has increased its trading team head count by 30 percent. The niche online bookmaker, which recently reported...